About Us

Welcome! Thank you for selecting Eccarius Eye Clinic.

Scott G. Eccarius, MD is a board certified ophthalmologist who specializes in the diagnosis and treatment of eye diseases.  His  main surgical focus is cataract surgery with proven expertise in providing the precision necessary to achieve outstanding results, especially for patients interested in premium IOLs and refractive cataract surgery. He also performs routine vision exams. He has been in independent private practice in Rapid City since 1991.

He is a graduate of the University of Southern California (USC) where he completed his pre-med training. He graduated with honors (magna cum laude) from the University of South Dakota School of Medicine. As a junior medical student, he was elected President of the South Dakota chapter of the National Medical Honor Society, Alpha Omega Alpha.

He did his residency training in Ophthalmology at Barnes-Jewish/Washington University--one of the Top-Ranked Ophthalmology programs according to U.S. News & World Report.

Dr. Eccarius is board certified in Ophthalmology as a Diplomate of the American Board of Ophthalmology with subspecialty board certification in Clinical Informatics as a Diplomate of the American Board of Preventive Medicine.  He is also a board examiner for the American Board of Ophthalmology.

We, at the Eccarius Eye Clinic, look forward to assisting you with any care or treatment you or your family may need.