Dr John Sivesind grew up in Sioux Falls and graduated from Roosevelt High School. He attended Wright State University, in Dayton, OH on a basketball scholarship and continued his education and basketball career at Colorado State University where he graduated with a Biology degree in 2001. He attended The Ohio State University College of Optometry and graduated in 2005. Dr. Sivesind started his optometric career at Wal Mart and also practices at Vision Care Associates and the Flandreau Santee Tribal Clinic. He volunteers for the Lions Club at the Community Health Center and is an InfantSee provider. John loves all aspects of optometry including pediatric/geriatric care, ocular disease, contact lenses(including specialty lenses), refractive and cataract surgery co-management, and red eye emergencies.
Dr. Sivesind is passionate about all athletic activities especially basketball and golf. John loves spending time with his family (wife-Brandy, children- Nolan, Cooper, Crosby) doing a myriad of activities.