Kathleen N. Holthaus, OD

Kathleen Holthaus, OD

Optometrist at Grene Vision GroupAccepting new patients?Yes

About Dr. Kathleen Holthaus

Kathleen "Kate" Holthaus, OD, was born in Huntington, NY and raised in Omaha, NE. She earned her Bachelors of Science in Neuroscience at the University of Nebraska at Omaha, and her Doctorate of Optometry at Northeastern State University Oklahoma College of Optometry (NSUOCO). She graduated Summa Cum Laude from both universities and was awarded the Certificate of Clinical Excellence and the Award for Excellence in Ocular Surgery while attending NSUOCO.

Upon graduation, Dr. Holthaus practiced optometry in a private practice setting in Omaha, NE for four years prior to moving to Wichita. Outside of the office, Dr. Holthaus loves to spend time with her husband and fellow eye doctor, Dr. Jared Holthaus, and daughter. She loves to find new parts of Wichita to explore, from any restaurant to outdoor trail! She’s passionate about volunteering her eye care services both locally and internationally. Dr. Holthaus also enjoys running, cuddling her Bichon Frise, Milo, and cheering on the Nebraska Huskers and Creighton Bluejays.

Dr. Holthaus is happy to provide you with exceptional eye care! She truly has a passion for educating her patients and helping them achieve their best sight possible. She specializes in general and pediatric eye care, contact lens fitting, disease management, myopia control and emergency eye care. She provides routine eye care to her patients at the Seneca and Ridge Road Grene Vision Group locations in Wichita, KS.


Bachelor of Science in Neuroscience at University of Nebraska at Omaha

Doctor of Optometry Degree from Northeastern State University

Memberships and Affiliations

American Optometric Association

Greater Omaha Chamber

Kansas Optometric Association

Lions Clubs International

National Board of Examiners in Optometry

Payments Accepted

  • Cash
  • Major Credit Cards
  • Check
  • CareCredit

Accepted Insurances

Aetna vision insurance logo
Amerigroup an anthem company vision health insurance logo in blue
Avesis insurance logo
Blue Cross Blue Shield vision medical insurance logo
EyeMed vision insurance logo
Health Alliance insurance logo
Health Partners Plans insurance
Humana logo
Multiplan Vision Insurance
Opticare Vision insurance logo
Spectera Logo
Sunflower Health Plan logo landscape
Superior Vision commercial insurance logo vision
Tricare vision insurance medical insurance logo
United Healthcare logo
Vision care direct insurance logo
Vision service plan (VSP) logo
  • Aetna
  • Amerigroup
  • Avesis - State of Kansas Plans Only
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Envolve Vision
  • EyeMed
  • Health Alliance
  • Health Partners Plans
  • Humana
  • Kansas Superior Select - Kansas Health Advantage
  • MultiPlan/PHCS
  • Opticare Vision
  • Provider Doctors
  • Spectera
  • Sunflower Health Plan
  • Superior Vision
  • Tricare
  • United Healthcare
  • Vision Care Direct
  • Vision Service Plan (VSP)