Doctors & Staff
Meet the experienced and friendly doctors and staff who make Bieter Eye Center a proud provider of vision care products and services in Cottage Grove.
Dr. Jeff Bieter – Optometrist
Dr. Jeff grew up in Cottage Grove. After completing his training at the Southern College of Optometry in Memphis, TN in 1994, he returned “home.” After practicing nearly 12 years at the Allina Medical Clinic, he decided to embark on a new journey and open his own practice in 2006.
Dr. Jeff is certified in diagnostic pharmaceutical agents, therapeutic pharmaceutical agents, and CPR. He is a member of the American Optometric Association and the Minnesota Optometric Association. His professional interests include ocular disease and injury, glaucoma, retina, and keratoconus.
His hobbies include woodworking, horses, cooking and spending time with his wife and 2 kids. Dr. Jeff is also enjoying having his own hobby farm where he raises grass-fed beef and has egg-laying hens.
Dr. Kristel Rogers – Optometrist
Dr. Kristel Rogers is a native of Minnesota, growing up in Pipestone. She is a graduate of Concordia College, Moorhead where she studied Biology and Psychology. She has been in the Cottage Grove area since 2006 after graduating Magna Cum Laude from Pacific University College of Optometry in Forest Grove, Oregon. She brings with her experience from practicing in an ophthalmology clinic, Associated Eye Care, as well as prior private practice experience in New Richmond, WI.
Dr. Rogers is a member of the Beta Sigma Kappa Optometric Honor Society, the MN Optometric Association, and the American Optometric Association. She has been a Diplomat of the American Board of Optometry since 2012. She enjoys primary care optometry with an emphasis in ocular disease, contact lenses, surgical co-management, and dry eye.
Dr. Rogers spends most of her free time with her husband and two children. She also enjoys running, music, and participating in various church-related functions.
Dr. Taylor Wolke – Optometrist
Dr. Wolke grew up in Victoria, MN. She is a graduate of Loyola University Chicago where she graduated with a B.S. in Biology and a minor in Bio-statistics. From there she moved to New York City where she received her Doctorate of Optometry from the State University of New York College of Optometry. She enjoys primary care optometry with a special interest in pediatric optometry and contact lenses.
In her spare time, she enjoys vegetarian cooking and yoga.