Dr. D. Matthew Burchett has been in practice since 2002. He attended Morehead State University and received his professional training at Southern College of Optometry in Memphis, Tennessee. During his time at SCO, he completed specialty rotations dealing in general eye examination, children’s vision, contact lenses, pathology and co-management of eye surgery. Since graduation, Dr. Burchett has obtained board certification from the American Board of Optometry. Dr. Burchett has served patients in six Eye Care Center locations.
Dr. Burchett is a member of the Kentucky Optometric Association, currently serving as the KOA President-elect and will begin his term as KOA President in 2013-2014. Dr. Burchett is a member of the American Optometric Association where he serves on the State Government Relations Committee; and is also a member of the AOA Contact Lens and Cornea Section, Low Vision Section, and Sports Vision Section. Dr. Burchett has served on the Kentucky Board of Ophthalmic Dispensers, volunteers for the Special Olympics Opening Eyes program providing eye care to Special Olympians and has served the people of Kingston, Jamaica at the St. Pious X Vision Clinic. He is a member of the Richmond Lions Club and an active member of First Baptist Church, Richmond.
Dr. Burchett resides in Richmond, KY with his wife Hope and their children Kellen and Alivia.