Dr. Casey C. Bartz is the newest eye care professional at Moorhead Vision Associates in the Moorhead Center Mall. A native of McIntosh, Minnesota, he holds degrees from Concordia College (Moorhead, MN) and his doctorate from the Illinois College of Optometry (Chicago, IL). Prior to graduation, he completed clinical rotations at Veterans Affairs Medical Centers in Tuscaloosa, Alabama, and Huntington, West Virginia, the Illinois Eye Institute, Chicago Lighthouse for the Blind and Visually Impaired, and at Atlantic Eye Institute in Jacksonville, Florida. Following graduation, he completed an accredited Residency in Ocular Disease at Bennett & Bloom Eye Centers of Louisville, Kentucky. His training included pre-and post-surgical care of cataracts, diagnosis, and management of dry eye syndromes, glaucoma, macular degenerations and diseases of the retina, emergency care of red eyes, including trauma and inflammation. He has participated in educational and clinical seminars with major ophthalmic companies such as Alcon, Ciba, and Vistakon.
Dr. Bartz is eager to provide quality, comprehensive optometric care for patients of all ages seeking medical advisement of their ocular health and vision conditions by creating personal and sincere doctor-to-patient interactions. His clinical interests include family practice, eye diseases, and contact lenses.
Medical/eyecare missions are his passion with previous aid delivered to the citizens of Ukraine, Honduras, and Guatemala. He served as president of the Student Volunteer Optometric Services to Humanity-International which performed eyecare missions to underserved populations both locally and internationally.
Outside of the clinic you can find Dr. Bartz actively engaged in the community with involvement present and past is serving on boards for FM Opera, FM Symphony, and Concordia National Alumni Board. During his free time, he enjoys playing piano and attending music concerts in Fargo-Moorhead. He was a member of the Concordia Choir in college.
Dr. Bartz is a member of the Beta Sigma Kappa and Gold Key International Optometric Honor Societies; as well as the American Optometric Association and Minnesota Optometric Association.