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Thomas J. Samson, OS

Thomas J. Samson, O.D.

Dr. Thomas Samson joined Dakota Eye Institute in 1995. He attended the University of Minnesota and the University of North Dakota. He is a 1988 graduate of Pacific University College of Optometry in Forest Grove, OR. 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 children's vision, strabismus and vision therapy.

Dr. Samson is married and has two children. He enjoys making music, golfing, mountain biking, skiing and snowboarding.


  • American Academy of Optometry (Fellow)
  • American Optometric Association
  • North Dakota Optometric Association (Past President)


  • Children's Vision
  • Strabismus and Amblyopia
  • General Optometry