Dr Rand Siekert joined Tucson Eye Care in January 2020. Prior to this, he was at the Department of Ophthalmology at the University of Arizona for 23 ½ years as an assistant clinical professor of Ophthalmology. He was involved with patient care, resident teaching and research. From 1991 to 1996 Dr Siekert was clinical faculty in the Department of Ophthalmology at California Pacific Medical Center in San Francisco.
Dr Siekert obtained his Doctor of Optometry degree as well as a bachelor’s degree in vision science from the University of California-Berkeley. He has a Bachelor of Science from the University of Wisconsin-Madison which was his hometown.
Dr. Siekert is a member of the Arizona Optometric Association, served on the board and is a past president of the State Association. He also is a member of the American Optometric Association and has served as a board member and president to the Regional-Great Western Council of Optometry.
As part of the Tucson Eye Care team, Dr. Siekert is involved with the diagnosis and management of a range of ocular conditions including diabetes, cataracts, and glaucoma. He assists the surgeons in the pre- and post-operative care of patient’s eye surgery.
In his personal time Dr Siekert and his wife Linda enjoy running their Basenji dogs in competitive agility. He also enjoys camping and hiking national and state parks with his college colleagues.