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Denise L. Welker (Gutman), O.D.

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Denise L. Welker (Gutman), O.D. graduated from the Ohio State University College of Optometry in 1987 as Dr. Gutman. Originally from Piqua, Ohio she moved to Sidney in 1989 to join Primary EyeCare Associates.  She specializes in specialty contact lens fittings as well as pediatric eye care, but enjoys the general practice of Optometry at the Sidney and Troy locations.

Dr. Welker has been a member of the American Optometric Association, The Ohio Optometric Association, Contact Lens Section, and Ohio Extension Program for vision therapy and enjoys making Real Eyes presentations for area school children.

Residing in Sidney with her husband Dave, Dr. Welker enjoys  golf, knitting, reading, singing in the church choir and attending community events.  Locally Dr. Welker has been a member of The American Red Cross Board of Shelby County, board member of the Sidney Shelby Chamber of Commerce and is past treasurer of Zone 9 of the Ohio Optometric Association.

March 20, 2020

As of Saturday, March 21, 2020 Primary EyeCare Associates will be closed indefinitely do to the COVID-19 Crisis. We fully understand the implications of our decision and will be available for emergency medical eye care throughout the duration of the pandemic.

Anyone who already has an appointment will be contacted in the order they were schedule over the coming days.

Those patients who have glasses or contact lenses on order will be contacted as well when their order is received. We will mail all contacts and glasses orders to your home.

We are committed to do what is best for our community, state and nation to limit the spread of this virus and get back to normal as soon as possible.

Please be patient with our limited support staff during this time and know they will be doing their best to handle every aspect of your needs as best possible.

Emergency Office Hours

937-492-9197 or 1-800-882-2264

Monday -Friday

10:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.

PLEASE CLICK THE LINK BELOW TO VISIT OUR "COVID-19 Updates" PAGE FOR MORE INFORMATION AND UPDATES

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