COVID-19 Update

Due to the ongoing development of the COVID-19 pandemic, all Gailey Eye Clinic locations, including Bloomington Eye Institute and Gailey Eye Surgery-Decatur will remain closed until April 30th. Patients who have an appointment scheduled during our closure dates will be called to re-schedule for a future appointment date. For eye-related emergencies, please call your local Gailey Eye Clinic and you will be instructed on how to proceed. If you have any other questions or concerns, the best way to contact us during this time is via email at We will be monitoring email inquiries daily.

Shawn M. Koehler, OD

Dr. Shawn Koehler was born in LaSalle, Illinois. He graduated from University of Saint Francis (USF) in Joliet, with a Bachelor of Science Degree in Biology in 1998.

While at Saint Francis, he was an NAIA Academic All-American Student Athlete. Dr. Koehler then studied at the Illinois College of Optometry in Chicago.  He was on the Dean’s List and a member of Gold Key and Beta Sigma Kappa international honor societies.  He received his Doctorate of Optometry in 2002.

Dr. Koehler is an active member of the American Optometric Association, the AOA Political Action Committee, and the Illinois Optometric Association.  He is also a member of the Lion’s Club International, Knights of Columbus, and
the Rotary International.

In 2003, Dr. Koehler joined the Gailey Eye Clinic to provide primary eye care including routine eye exams, contact lens service, treatment and management of ocular diseases, and post-operative surgical care.

Dr. Koehler enjoys golfing, fishing, and tennis.


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