Dr. Kurt Blades attended Montana State University for his undergraduate work and received his Doctorate with honors in Optometry from Pacific University College of Optometry. Dr. Blades grew up in the Flathead Valley and in his free time enjoys supporting local sports teams, biking, hiking and skiing with his family. He is also an active member on many non-profit boards, raising funds throughout the valley.
Dr. Michelle Botner received her Bachelor of Science from the University of South Dakota while on a swim scholarship and her Doctorate of Optometry from Pacific University College. She has been practicing Optometry in the Flathead Valley since 2010. Dr. Botner is a North Dakota native and is happy to be working and playing in Montana. In her free time she enjoys coaching the local swim team and enjoying the great outdoors with her family.
Many of the Whitefish Eye Care staff have been with us for 20 years. Dr. Blades and Dr. Botner and the highly experienced staff are available to offer expert comprehensive optometry examinations along with providing full service eye care health.