Dr. Bill Simons
Dr. Bill Simons purchased the optometric practice of Dr. Mike Coffey in August, 1986 and joined Montana Eyecare in partnership with Dr. Jim Wilkins and Dr. Tom Rasmussen. He graduated from Carroll College with a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Biology, and continued his education at Southern California College of Optometry, receiving his doctorate degree in Optometry in 1982. He began his optometric career practicing privately in Cut Bank and at the IHS in Browning, MT. He and his wife Judy, a registered nurse at St. Peters Hospital, have 3 children; Reed, Rachael and Rob. Dr. Simons has been active as a cantor, youth coach, and a founding member of the Helena Education Foundation. Dr. Simons has been a leader in optometry both locally and regionally throughout his career and is Past President of the Montana Optometric Association and the Great Western Council of Optometry. He has three times been named Optometrist of the Year and continues to be active promoting the profession he loves. He was awarded the 2011 Distinguished Alumnus of the Year Award by the Southern California College of Optometry, a special recognition based on his service to his alma mater, leadership within the profession, and community achievement. Dr. Simons is Board Certified by the American Board of Optometry and has dedicated himself to delivering the very best optometric eye care to each and every patient he serves.