Upon entering our office, you will be greeted by our exceptional, friendly staff. With patient satisfaction being our number one priority, we will do our best to bring you prompt, compassionate service close to home.
Our highly qualified staff members are experienced with many office policies and procedures including all aspects of vision and medical insurance billing; patient pre-examinations and special testing; and patient scheduling and appointment coordinating. As a courtesy, Kootenai Vision Center’s personnel will also assist you with your frame selection and lens options, perform any required adjustments and advise you on all of your contact lens needs.
Kootenai Vision Center’s team members are genuinely interested in your eye health and vision needs and will provide you with the best eye care service.
Dr. Steven L. Sorensen, OD
When Dr. Sorensen is not spending time enjoying his classic car collection, you might find him on the golf course, with a fly rod in his hand, or enjoying any number of
outdoor activities northwest Montana has to offer.
He was born and raised in the small town of Philipsburg, Montana, graduating from Granite High School, home of the Granite High School Prospectors. Upon graduation in 1975 with a class of 28 fellow students, Dr. Sorensen took on the challenges of becoming a doctor, one of his life’s true passions.
In 1979, he successfully graduated from Carroll College in Helena, Montana with a Bachelor of Arts degree. Furthering his education, he earned a Bachelor of Science degree and his Doctorate of Optometry in 1983 from Southern California College of Optometry. He then returned to his home state, opening a family practice in Eureka in 1984 and then second practice in Libby in 1990.
Volunteer services include being an active St. John’s Lutheran Hospital board member, a member of the American Optometric Association, and a member of the Montana Optometric Association serving as state President in 1994. He is a member of and supports the following organizations: Elks USA, Ducks Unlimited, the Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation, the National Rifle Association, and the Lions Club serving as past president and zone chairman.
Dr. Sorensen’s special interests include pathology, disease detection, disorders, injuries, and abnormalities of the eyes.