Meet Our Eye Doctors
Dr. Jonathan Crews Dr. Nancy Holekamp Dr. Jay S. Pepose Dr. Mujtaba Qazi Dr. Steven Branstetter Dr. James Rieger
Dr. Nancy M. Holekamp is Director of Retina Services at the Pepose Vision Institute in St. Louis. She was previously Professor of Clinical Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences at the Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis, Missouri. Dr. Holekamp received her undergraduate Bachelor of Arts degree from Wellesley College Summa cum Laude. She received her Medical Degree from the Johns Hopkins School of Medicine Alpha Omega Alpha. Dr. Holekamp completed an internship in internal medicine and a residency in ophthalmology at the Washington University School of Medicine. Her fellowship training in vitreoretinal surgery was with the Retina Consultants in St. Louis.
Dr. Holekamp is actively involved in clinical research, having been principal investigator or sub-investigator in over 35 national clinical trials dealing with age-related macular degeneration, retinal vascular occlusion, and diabetic retinopathy. Her efforts in research have resulted in 80 peer-reviewed publications, 22 book chapters, and more than120 speaking invitations both nationally and internationally. She is a member of the major subspecialty societies, including the Retina Society and the Macula Society. She acts as a reviewer for all the major ophthalmology journals and as a consultant to numerous ophthalmic pharmaceutical companies. After 6 years on the American Academy of Ophthalmology Ethics Committee, she has developed an interest in medical ethics.
Dr. Jonathan Crews specializes in primary eye care, cornea, external disease and refractive surgery.
He is a Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine, graduating from Midwestern University (2012). He is fellowship trained in cornea and refractive surgery at the prestigious Price Vision Group in Indianapolis. He did his internship and residency at University of Nebraska Medical Center and earned his bachelors degree at University of Missouri-Columbia (2007) where he graduated Magna cum Laude.
Dr. Crews has been published in numerous ophthalmology media.
Dr. James Rieger is a board certified Optometrist in both Missouri and Illinois with subspecialty certifications in the diagnosis and treatment of ocular conditions, including glaucoma. Dr. Rieger earned his O.D. from the University of Missouri St. Louis College of Optometry. Following graduation, Dr. Rieger trained with eye surgeons, participating in the pre- and post-operative care of patients undergoing such surgical procedures as Laser Vision Correction, cataract extraction and eyelid surgery.
Dr. Steven Branstetter specializes in primary eye care, ocular disease, including dry eye & glaucoma, low vision & specialty contact lens fittings.
He is a graduate of University of Missouri – St. Louis College of Optometry (2013) where he was on the Dean’s list. He earned his bachelors degree at University of Central Missouri (2008) where he graduated Cum Laude with a major in Biology and minor in Chemistry.
Dr. Branstetter is a recent recipient of the prestigious William R. Jackson Private Practice Award.
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