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Doctors & Staff

Meet the experienced and friendly doctors and staff who make Rosenthal Optometric the leading provider of vision care products and services in Highland.

Dr. Kimberly Rosenthal Tinge

Dr. Tinge is a graduate of Pacific University College of Optometry. As a student she did special rotations in contact lenses and low vision, and won an award for her work in vision therapy. Dr. Tinge is past president of the Southwestern Illinois Optometric Society and a member of the American Optometric Association and the Optometric Extension Program. She is a frequent speaker at local civic organizations. Dr. Tinge is the granddaughter of Dr. Robert H. Rosenthal, our founder.

Joanne Reidelberger, Office Manager

Joanne has been with us since 1986. She has been trained to do a variety of jobs in the office. She enjoys the patient interaction and the challenge of every day situations.

Keith Droege, Optician

Keith has over 40 years experience in the optical field. He has an Optical Technician degree from George C. Wallace Community College and is certified with the American Board of Opticians (ABO).

Ruth Rosenthal Dobbs, Optician

Ruth has been with the practice in varying capacities since 1970. She has maintained her ABO certification since the 1980s. Ruth continues to work part time, and is available by appointment for glasses adjustments.

Sydney Thole, Technician

Sydney joined our staff in 2020.  Her background in emergency medicine makes her a strong addition to our clinical staff.

Caleb Tinge, Technician

Caleb joined our staff in 2020, he is currently attending SIUE and plans on pursuing an Optometric Degree.

Allison Kerr, Technician

Joined the practice in 2022

Ashley Sims, Technician

Joined the practice in 2023

Dawn Cera, Receptionist

Joined the practice in 2022

Sam Kutz, Part-time Receptionist

Joined the practice in 2017