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Dr. Marc Hartig was born in Columbus, Ohio and raised in Grove City. After graduation from Grove City High School in 1988 he attended The Ohio State University. Dr. Hartig was granted early admittance into The Ohio State University College of Optometry after only three years of undergraduate work. While in optometry school, he completed two residencies; one at the Columbus Veteran's Hospital and one at the Chillicothe Veteran's Hospital. Dr. Hartig graduated from optometry school in 1995.
Dr. Hartig enjoys the variety involved with practicing optometry in a private practice setting. He particularly enjoys implementing technological advances to increase the quality of care for his patients. Dr. Hartig has been trained and enjoys treating pathology of the eyes like conjunctivitis and glaucoma. He loves fitting bifocal contact lenses and co-managing refractive surgery. He regularly speaks to classrooms and civic organizations about the eyes and often employs optometry students or has them observing during eye examinations.
Outside of his private practice, Dr. Hartig has served as an optometric consultant for the largest vision insurance company (Vision Service Plan) in the United States. He audited doctors all over the eastern half of The United States to assure quality of care and appropriate billing practices by member doctors. Dr. Hartig has also served as the Director of Optometry for Orient Correctional Complex. There, he oversaw inmate eye care and helped govern quality of care issues for the inmates.
Dr. Hartig is a member of several professional organizations including the American Optometric Association. On a local level, Dr. Hartig belongs to the Grove City Noon Lions Club. He is an active member of Bethel Lutheran Church as well. He enjoys coaching soccer for the GCKA and basketball for Grove City Parks and Recreation. He resides in Grove City with his wife of twenty one years, Julie (VanBuskirk), and their two daughters, Lynsey and Erin. email Dr. Hartig
Dr. Marie Schiff received her Bachelor of Science degree from Baldwin-Wallace College in Cleveland, Ohio (1989) and her Doctor of Optometry degree from The Ohio State University in 1993. Upon graduation, Dr. Schiff was selected to participate in a one-year residency program where she had specialized training in treating all kinds of eye diseases, infections and injuries, as well as fitting specialty contact lenses. Dr. Schiff has been a clinic instructor at The Ohio State University College of Optometry and at the Columbus V.A. Hospital. Dr. Schiff is very active in training students interested in optometry and in medical careers, and often has students working for her or observing during eye exams.
Dr. Schiff has been in private practice since 1994. Dr. Schiff has been chosen by many to be their family eye doctor because of her diverse expertise. She has been selected to participate in educational videos for cable TV and for local news stations such as Channel 4. Dr. Schiff lectures often to elementary and secondary students in educating them about the eye and the importance of eye safety. She also participates in career days at local schools.
Dr. Schiff is active in various professional organizations and volunteer activities to promote eye care. She was voted by her colleagues to serve as governor for the local and state levels. While serving as governor, Dr. Schiff received special recognition by the Ohio Optometric Association for her leadership roles in community activities. She has volunteered her time at various charitable fund-raisers for The Ohio Optometric Association, Prevent Blindness of Ohio, Pilot Dogs and The Lion's Club.
Dr. Schiff is also involved with the Fraternal Order of Police Auxiliary in raising money for Special Olympics, Easter Seals and in supporting police officers and their families in times of need, as her husband and both of her brothers are police officers. Dr. Schiff is married to Todd Schiff, a 1988 graduate of Grove City High School. They live in Grove City and are active members of Bethel Lutheran Church. They have two amazing daughters (Alissa and Ava) who are very active in many activities throughout Grove City and central Ohio. email Dr. Schiff
Dr. Michelle Miller grew up in the small town of Forest, in northwest Ohio. She attended The Ohio State University and received her Bachelor of Science degree in Biology graduating magna cum laude in 2012. In 2016, she graduated summa cum laude from The Ohio State University College of Optometry, obtaining her Doctorate of Optometry degree. While a student she volunteered for additional training in binocular vision and vision therapy. She additionally was awarded the David R. Mutti Endowed Fund Scholarship for being an inspiration to others in the field of Optometry.
Dr. Miller practices full scope optometry with an increased interest in pediatrics, binocular vision, and vision therapy. She loves the diverse opportunities that optometry provides in private practice. Additionally, she enjoys volunteering her time teaching students at elementary schools about vision and ocular health. Dr. Miller is also a member of the Ohio Optometric Association and the American Optometric Association.
Dr. Miller resides here in Columbus with Dr. Stephen Denny and their son Calvin. In her spare time, she enjoys reading, baking, and spending time with her family. email Dr. Miller