Dr. Birkmann received his Bachelor of Arts from the University of Missouri St. Louis in 1988. He then attended the University of Missouri St. Louis College of Optometry where he received his Doctor of Optometry degree in 1992. Dr. Birkmann was in private practice in Missouri before moving to Texas.
Dr. Birkmann is a Therapeutic Optometrist and licensed Optometric Glaucoma Specialist. He focuses on the routine diagnosis and management of acute and chronic diseases of the anterior segment and retina.
Conditions such as ocular allergies, dry eyes, infections, glaucoma, diabetes, and many others are managed regularly. He is also experienced in lasik and cataract co-management.
He is a member of the American Optometric Association, Texas Optometric Association, and Central Texas Optometric Society.
Dr. Birkmann is a member of Hope Lutheran Church, enjoys spending time with his family, astronomy, and being outdoors.