David Westrich, MD, FACS returned to his hometown of Cape Girardeau, Mo. after completing his medical degree in St. Louis, Mo. and vitreoretinal surgery fellowship in Nashville, Tenn. He was the first full-time retinal specialist for Cape Girardeau and founded Cape Retinal Surgery Center, a practice specializing in vitreoretinal disease and surgery, in 1991.
In 1998, the Cape Retinal Surgery Center name was changed to Eye Care Specialists to encompass the ophthalmology specializations offered across the tri-state area including Retinal, Corneal, LASIK laser vision correction, Glaucoma, General Ophthalmology, and Low-vision.
Dr. David Westrich performs surgery at Physicians Alliance Surgery Center on Monday mornings.
In his leisure time, Dr. David Westrich enjoys spending time with his wife, two sons, and his daughter-in-law. His passions of farming and hunting occupy his time outside of the office.