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).
Sarah M. Rieke, Optician
Sarah joined our practice in 2007. She earned her American Board of Opticianry certification (ABOC) in 2009. She will always meet you at the front with a smile. She will take the extra step to help you in selecting a frame that is just right for you.
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 Howard, Technician
Sydney joined our staff in 2020. Her background in emergency medicine makes her a strong addition to our clinical staff.
Rebecca Johnson, Technician
Rebecca (aka “Becca”) joined our staff in 2020, she is currently attending SWIC in Belleville and pursuing a degree in nursing.
Caleb Tinge, Technician
Caleb joined our staff in 2020, he is currently attending SIUE and plans on pursuing an Optometric Degree.
Emily Holland, Receptionist
Emily joined our staff in 2021. She will greet you at the front and answer the phone with a smile in her voice.