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Dr. Beth Bazin, FCOVD at Bazin Optometry, P.C.
Board Certified in Visual Rehabilitation and Vision Therapy (FCOVD)
Visual Rehabilitation, Vision Therapy, Pediatric and
Special Needs Eye Care in Kansas City, MO and KS

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M. Beth Bazin, O.D.

Professional Experience

2012 - present
  • Bazin Optometry, P.C.
    13600 Washington Street
    Kansas City, MO  64145
    Phone: 816-333-1500
    Fax: 816-943-0885
1996 to 2011
  • Bazin Optometry, P.C. dba Vision Development Associates
    1441 E. 104th Street
    Kansas City, MO  64145
1998 to 2006
  • Optometric Consultant
    Gordon Parks Elementary School
    Kansas City, Missouri
  • Quality Family Eye Care
    520A Burkarth Road
    Warrensburg, MO  64093
  • Mt. Pleasant Eye Associates
    42 Memorial Plaza
    Pleasantville, NY
    Dr. Wendy Spiegel

  • Shapiro Eye Associates
    Dr. Allan Shapiro
    Yonkers, NY
  • General Vision Services, White Plains, NY
  • Private practice, Tarrytown, NY in association with Dr. Melvin Kaplan

  • Private practice, Brooklyn, NY in association with Dr. Joseph Trachtman

  • Optometric Consultant, St. Joseph's School for the Deaf, Bronx, NY

  • Optometric Consultant, The Gateway School, New York, NY
  • Assistant Clinical Instructor, SUNY College of Optometry
    Program Supervisor, Residency in Vision Therapy
  • Assistant Clinical Instructor, SUNY College of Optometry

  • Director, the Brooklyn School Project, a satellite primary and secondary care clinic for District 15, Brooklyn Public Schools
    Clinical teaching, College of Optometry

  • 1982 Summer Intern, American Optometric Association, Washington, D.C.
    Coordinated: Guidelines for Vision Screening in the Schools, an AOA publication.
  • Teacher-Learning Disabilities, the Churchill School, St. Louis, MO

  • Bausch & Lomb-AOSA Summer Intern at the American Optometric Association in St. Louis, MO

  • Interim director of the AOA/AOSA Placement Service
  • Teacher - Special Education, Wynn Watts School, Portland, OR, a residential treatment center for disturbed adolescents

  • Executive Board of Directors, Oregon Association for Children with Learning Disabilities, Hillsboro Chapter
  • Consultant, Vision Training Clinic, Pacific University College of Optometry.

  • Provided testing and training under the supervision of Dr. Norman Stern, Director of Vision Training
  • Teacher, Resource Learning Disabilities Classroom, Mason Elementary School, Lee's Summit, MO. Responsibilities included evaluation and diagnosis of students suspected of having learning disabilities. Part of multidisciplinary diagnostic team.
  • Teacher, Self-contained Learning Disabilities Classroom, C.C. Hubbard School, Sedalia, MO


  • Residency in Vision Therapy, State University of New York, College of Optometry; 1985

  • O.D., University of Missouri-St. Louis, School of Optometry; 1984

  • Portland State University; 1980

  • Graduate work, Special Education, Kansas State University; 1975

  • B.A. Ed., Avila College, Kansas City, MO; 1974

  • Hold Teaching Certificates for Elementary Education, Learning Disabilities, Emotionally Disturbed and Educable Mentally Retarded in Missouri, Kansas, Oregon and Georgia

Professional Organizations

  • College of Optometrists in Vision Development

  • Optometric Extension Program Foundation

Honors And Awards

  • Charles C. Madlock Award for Excellence in Pediatric Optometry, UMSL School of Optometry; 1984

  • Raymond I Myers Award for Outstanding Service to the American Optometric Student Association, 1984

  • Contributing Editor, OPTOMETRY TIMES; 1983-86

  • AOSA National Liaison to the College of Optometrists in Vision Development; 1983-84

  • Secretary, American Optometric Student Association; 1982-83

  • AOSA Trustee, UMSL School of Optometry; 1980-82

References provided upon request.

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