About Summit Eye Center


Our practice was established in 2005 and has been a part of the Lee’s Summit neighborhood ever since. Dr. Kevin Skelsey lives in the Lee’s Summit community and has 14 years of experience in providing the highest-quality eye care to patients. As our practice has expanded, we have been able to grow in space, staff, and treatment options while still maintaining a personable eye experience to each and every one of our patients.

Our staff members not only bring years of experience, but make sure each of our patients receive personalized care for the best outcome. We routinely work with local eyecare specialists to ensure we’re providing the best seamless care for all of our patients. We continue to utilize the newest and most advanced techniques.

We look forward to assisting you with your eye care needs! Call us today at (816) 246-2111 to schedule your appointment.

Kevin SkelseyMeet Our Doctor

Dr. Kevin R. Skelsey, M.D., F.A.C.S.

Dr. Skelsey completed his 8 years of medical education in Dallas, Texas.  He attended medical school at The University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center and completed an internship in internal medicine at Presbyterian Hospital prior to starting his ophthalmology training.  While in medical school, he served as a student teacher in Anatomy and Cellular Biology.  During his studies at Trinity University, Dr. Skelsey graduated Cum Laude and Phi Beta Kappa.  Dr. Skelsey received his ophthalmology training at Parkland Memorial Hospital in Dallas, Texas.

As board certified ophthalmologist, Dr. Skelsey is a member of several professional organizations including the American Medical Association, the American Academy of Ophthalmology, the Kansas City Society of Ophthalmology and Otolaryngology, and American College of Surgeons.

He was past president of the Missouri Society of Eye Physicians and Surgeons and attends various monthly meetings and goes to annual meetings to stay up-to-date on all of the latest technology.

Dr. Skelsey and his wife Molly, a PhD in immunology, have three children. They enjoy outdoor activities such as backpacking, camping, fishing, running, golf, and spending time together as a family. They live in Lee’s Summit and are very involved in school district activities and the Down Syndrome Guild.

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