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Our Staff

Dr. Grove

Dr. Grove is a board certified optometrist.  She grew up in northwest Indiana and graduated Valedictorian from Merrillville High School.  She went on to earn a Bachelor of Science cum laude from Butler University, then completed a 4 year graduate program to earn her Doctorate of Optometry from the Illinois College of Optometry.  Dr. Grove completed residency training in ocular disease at the Boston Veterans Affairs Hospital, West Roxbury campus.  She currently holds appointment as Attending Optometrist at the Chicago Veterans Affairs Hospital where she teaches fourth year optometry student externs and optometry residents.  Dr. Grove is a member of the Indiana and American Optometric Associations, a Diplomate of the American Board of Optometry, and is a Fellow in the American Academy of Optometry in the American Academy of Optometry. She and her family reside in Valparaiso.

Optical Manager: Amber Travis

Amber is a certified optician and ophthalmic technician with over 15 years experience in the field. She loves helping patients find the perfect eyewear to suit their visual needs. Certifications: ABO Lasik: Allergretto Wave Light

Front Desk Administrative Assistant: Juanita Stryzinski

Juanita handles many aspects of a patient's visit including scheduling, insurance verification, and appointment reminders. She is a long-time resident of Northwest Indiana. She and her husband live in Crown Point and spend all of their free time with their grandchildren.

Phone: (219) 286-7007      Hours - Mon: closed | Tue: 11-7 | Wed-Fri: 9-5 | Sat: 9-1   valpolifefbicon
21 N. Washington St., Valparaiso, IN 46383