Dr. Joseph P. Holicki D.O.
Dr. Joseph P. Holicki, D.O. is a board certified Ophthalmologist and is founder of Holicki Eye Centers, Established in 1994. He is originally from Flint, MI but chose to relocate to the town of Coldwater over 20 years ago to raise his family and open his practice. Dr. Holicki has many interests. He lectures often, earned a patent for his invention of the 'eye-to-eye wheelchair lift', is currently working on a book, and is often seen around town performing on the drums with his band...But most of his patients know him as the 'doctor in cowboy boots'. To serve the communities better, he also opened practices in Sturgis, MI and Angola. IN.
Dr. Holicki is a graduate of Michigan State University. His residency in Ophthalmology comes from the Detroit Osteopathic Consortium of Ophthalmology in affiliation of Michigan State University. He specializes in Glaucoma management and treatment, No-Stitch Cataract Surgery, Age Related Macular Degeneration, Diagnosing and Treating Ocular Manifestations of Diabetes, Refractive Surgery, Ophthalmic Plastic Surgery, Pediatric Eye Conditions and other Eye Disorders.
Dr. Holicki is a Laser Certified Ophthalmologist. and was the first Ophthalmologist in Michigan to perform LASEK vision correction surgery as well as other innovative types of Refractive Surgery.
Dr. Holicki strives to keep his patients informed of the latest ophthalmic advances. He lectures often and trains resident physicians routinely. He is a member of The American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery, The American Academy of Ophthalmology, The American Osteopathic Colleges of Ophthalmology and Otolaryngology, The American Osteopathic Association and the Michigan Association of Osteopathic Physicians and Surgeons.
Dr. Holicki has a passion for the eye and a love and passion for people.
Dr. Emily Emerson O.D.
Dr. Emily Emerson O.D. is passionate about providing vision and medical eye care to patients of all ages. She participated in three international trips with Volunteer of Optometric Services to Humanity (VOSH) to provide eye care to impoverished areas in the West Indies and South America. She has also volunteered at the Opening Eyes program for Michigan Special Olympics. Dr. Emerson earned her Bachelor of Biology degree from Ferris State University and then attended the Michigan College of Optometry at Ferris State University. She specializes in ocular disease, pediatrics, binocular vision, and contact lenses. Dr. Emerson is a member of the American Optometric Association and the Michigan Optometric Association. She is also an InfantSEE provider, which is a public health program that provides a comprehensive infant eye assessment between 6 and 12 months of age as a no-cost public service.
Dr. Brittany Hoolsema O.D.
Dr. Brittany Hoolsema has recently been added to the team at Holicki Eye Center and is excited to join in providing exceptional eye care to the people in our communities of Coldwater, MI and Angola, IN. She grew up in the Eastern Upper Peninsula and moved downstate when she began her studies at Calvin College. She earned her Bachelor's in Biology with a minor in Spanish before going on to attend the Michigan College of Optometry at Ferris State University. She completed a residency in Primary Care and Ocular Disease at the VA hospital in Fort Wayne, IN and is happy to be back in her home state. She is a member of the American and Michigan Optometric Associations. She provides adult, pediatric and contact lens exams while specializing in primary care and ocular disease.
Dr. Hoolsema has a passion for eye care missions and was able to incorporate her Spanish minor into her current field by serving on several mission trips to Mexico, Peru and Honduras during her schooling. She hopes to continue to be very involved in missions throughout her career. When she's not trying to travel to far-off places or the EUP to hang out with family, she enjoys cozying up with a good book or exploring the outdoors by kayak, bike or her own two feet.