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Matthew Krein

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Dr Matthew Krein


  • Associate Professor
    College of Optometry Admin

Office Location

  • Tahlequah
    Optometry 0
    (918) 444-4027


Dr. Matthew Krein was raised in Stillwater, OK where he would eventually graduate from Oklahoma State University with a degree in Biology. Following undergraduate Matt completed his Optometric education at Northeaster State Universitys Oklahoma College of Optometry. It was in Optometry school that he met his wife Sarah. They purchased a private practice in Elizabethtown, KY. Living in Kentucky Dr. Krein developed a fondness for fall foliage, bourbons, and horse racing. After a few years in Kentucky, with a 1-year-old son and a daughter on the way, Dr. Krein and his wife sold their practice and returned to Oklahoma as faculty at the Oklahoma College of Optometry. Since joining the faculty Dr. Krein has enjoyed teaching Human Anatomy and Physiology as well as supervising students and providing direct care in the colleges specialty care/advanced procedures clinic. The variety and flexibility of academic practice allows Dr. Krein to spend time with his family while still enjoying a rewarding career in eyecare.
Ocular refractive error and disease
Human Anatomy, Physical Diagnosis, Diagnosis and treatment of ocular refractive error and disease, and Clinical skills necessary for proper examination of the eye.

Courses Taught:

  • CLINICAL METHODS IV - OPT 6231 - Spring 2020
  • HUMAN ANATOMY & PHYSIOLOGY - OPT 4167 - Fall 2019
  • CLINICAL METHODS IV - OPT 6231 - Spring 2019