Thomas J. Samson, O.D.

Dr. Samson joined Dakota Eye Institute in 1995. He is available at our Rugby satellite every Monday, and in our Bismarck locations on Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, and Friday, where he provides full-scope, primary eye care services.

Dr. Samson did undergraduate work at the University of Minnesota and the University of North Dakota. He is a 1988 graduate of Pacific University College of Optometry in Forest Grove, Oregon. In addition to his years of clinical practice, Dr. Samson spent five years as a faculty member at Pacific University, with primary teaching duties in the areas of children's vision, strabismus, and vision therapy.

He is a Fellow of the American Academy of Optometry, a member of the American Optometric Association, and is a past president of the North Dakota Optometric Association.