Doctors & Staff
Meet the experienced and friendly doctors and staff who make Gary L. Scheib O.D. the leading provider of vision care products and services in Pottsville.
Gary L. Scheib, OD
Dr. Gary L. Scheib feels that you, as an individual, are most important and that you should feel good about your eyes, your eyewear and your function in your visual world.
He started his journey to help make this mission desire a reality when he received a Bachelor of Arts Degree from Susquehanna University and then in 1970 when he received a Doctorate of Optometry Degree from the Pennsylvania College of Optometry. He later did postgraduate study at the Gesell Institute of Child Development in New Haven, Connecticut, and graduated from their Vision and Learning program. He notes that as years go by, he realizes that we all are just “big kids”, as we enjoy and meet the challenges of our “toys” – the computers, the GPS systems, Palms, the IPods, the Cell Phones and all the Internet devices.
Dr. Scheib has been Certified by the National Board of Optometry in the Treatment and Management of Ocular Disease. He has received the Optometric Recognition Award from the American Optometric Association most recently in 2009. Dr. Scheib has received this award more than ten times for having an average of fifty hours of Continuing Education per year. He realizes that there are always more new things to learn in our ever changing world.
He is a member of the American Optometric Association, the Pennsylvania Optometric Association and the Anthracite Optometric Society. His activity in these organizations include being a member of the Contact Lens Section of the American Optometric Association, currently being a member of the Resolutions and By-Laws Committee of the Pennsylvania Optometric Association, being a Past President of the Anthracite Optometric Society and Currently serving as the Public Information Director. In 1983 the Anthracite Optometric Society selected him as the Optometrist of the Year.
Dr. Scheib served as an Optometric Visual Perception Consultant with the Tri-Valley School district and was a guest lecturer at Bloomsburg University, Millersville University and Kutztown University on topics related to vision and learning.
Currently Dr. Scheib serves as the Pottsville Rotary Charities President. He is also a Past President of the Pottsville Rotary Club.
He looks forward to serving your vision care needs and helping you enjoy your visual world!!