Leader in Medicine

Kelly De Simone


Kelly DeSimone, ODDr. Kelly De Simone, Owner/CEO at Eye Priority, P.C, has been appointed as “Best in Medicine” by the American Health Council. She will be sharing her knowledge and expertise in Optometry, Eye Care, and Patient Care.

With over three decades of experience in the field of Optometry, Dr. De Simone offers valuable insight in her role as the Owner/CEO of Eye Priority, P.C. Established in 1991 in Ahwatukee, Arizona, Eye Priority, P.C. is a family eye care facility offering a personalized vision experience for clients as young as six months to adults.

As the Owner /CEO at Eye Priority, P.C. since 2000, Dr. De Simone’s day-to-day responsibilities include being a full-time doctor of optometry, vision exams, decision maker of the equipment inventory, neuro rehabilitation, and bookkeeping. Her specialties include neuro-optometric enhancement and rehab for adults with acquired vision problems, sport enhancement vision, concussions, brain injuries, as well as treating children with learning problems, crossed eye, lazy eye, or reading comprehension difficulties.

In 1993, Dr. De Simone earned her optometry degree from the Pennsylvania College of Optometry. Additionally, she completed a Bachelor of Art in Anthropology from Pennsylvania State University in 1985. She is a Fellow of the College of Optometrists in Vision Development. “I have a diverse optometry practice and my passion is helping people develop their vision,” said Dr. Kelly De Simone. “With over 25 years’ experience in this field it amazes me that people still have not heard of Vision therapy. It is the best kept secret in the world. It is time to change. I welcome you to contact me, so I can show you how Vision Therapy can change your life.”

Dr. De Simone maintains affiliations with the Arizona Optometry Association, American Optometry Association, National Association of Women Business Owners, College of Optometrists in Vision Development and Neuro Optometric Rehabilitation Association.

Dr. De Simone attributes her success to being a hard worker, loving the field of optometry, and support from her family. Her commitment to the field of Optometry has resulted in recognition as a multi-year recipient of the “Best of Ahwatukee: Best Place for an Eye Exam”, the 2011 Ahwatukee Chamber Business Women of the Year, and the Skeffington Award for Excellence in Vision Therapy 1993.

In her free time, she enjoys reading, crocheting, cooking, riding her bike, walking her dog, and attending book club meetings.
Looking ahead, Dr. De Simone hopes for continued growth in her professional career and is currently working on a book about Vision Development.

Eye Priority

Owner/CEO at Eye Priority, P.C

  • At Eye Priority, PC, Dr. Kelly de Simone, Dr. Monica Sawitzke and our entire Phoenix optometry team are committed to providing advanced vision care in a professional and comfortable environment.
  • As an optometrist in Phoenix, our primary eye care service includes a complete eye exam that analyzes eye health and vision function. In addition to eye exams and vision testing, Dr. de Simone, Dr. Sawitzke and our team of optometry professionals provide testing for glaucoma, cataracts and macular degeneration.
  • Our Phoenix optometrist also offers glasses, contact lenses, and pre-and post-operative care.