Dr. Kevin Rice is a 2017 graduate (with honors) of the Southern College of Optometry in Memphis, TN. He attended the University of Arkansas for his undergraduate studies, majoring in Biology and graduating from the Honors College.
Dr. Rice was the recipient of many scholarships and recognized in Who's Who of Optometry 2017. He was a member of Gold Key, Beta Sigma Kappa, and the MOA student organization. He served as president of the Optometric Private Practice Club. He is a current member of the Missouri Optometric Association, the American Optometric Association, the Greater Ozarks Optometric Society (president-elect), the Network, and Rotaract. Dr. Rice loves to engage with, and give back to, the community he grew up in through Rotaract. Rotaract is a service driven organization for young professionals, and he serves several roles in the organization.
Dr. Rice is passionate about continuing to educate himself and his patients about the latest and greatest in eye care, whether it be a vision exam or a medical issue, he enjoys staying on the leading edge of technology.
In his spare time, Dr. Rice enjoys attending sporting events, golfing, biking, traveling, hanging out at the lake, volunteering, networking, and spending time with friends, family, and dog. He is very passionate about the continued growth and development of the Springfield-Metro area and enjoys supporting other local small businesses. He is married to Dr. Sandy Rice and they are thoroughly enjoying starting their life together in Springfield.