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Doctors & Staff

Meet the experienced and friendly doctors and staff who make Premier Optometry Group the leading provider of vision care products and services in Marion and Bucyrus.

Matthew P. Axline O.D.

Dr. Matthew AxlineDr. Matthew Axline is a 2004 graduate of The Ohio State University College of Optometry. After graduation, Dr. Axline returned to Marion and purchased the Victorian House Optometry practice which he later merged with Dr. Jerry Ferrell to form the current Premier Optometry Group, LLC. He is affiliated with the A.O.A., Ohio Optometric Assn. and Revision Advanced Surgery Center.

Dr. Axline, a River Valley HS graduate, is a member of Peace Community UCC where he has served as Consistory member. He also has served as youth sports coordinator and baseball, football and basketball coach for many years. Dr. Axline and his wife Sara have three boys Elijah, Eyan, and Elliot.

Dr. Axline sees patients at Marion and Bucyrus.


Gregory V. Ferrell O.D.

Dr. Gregory Ferrell received his BS degree in biology from The Ohio State University and graduated from OSU’s College of Optometry. In 2013. Upon graduation, Dr. Ferrell returned to Marion and joined Premier Optometry Group. He is affiliated with A.O.A., Ohio Optometric Assn. and Revision Advanced Surgery Center.

Dr. Ferrell, a River Valley HS graduate, and his wife Kristin are members of True Life Church and the parents of two boys, Benjamin and Grayson.

Dr. Ferrell sees patients at Marion and Bucyrus.


Wayne Collier O.D.

Dr. Wayne CollierDr. Wayne Collier is a 1965 graduate of The Ohio State University College of Optometry. He has been recognized by the college and the Bucyrus community for his many years of dedication and support. Dr. Collier has donated pre-screening for the local schools and low cost, sometimes no cost eyecare, in affiliation with the Bucyrus Lions Club. He was selected Citizen of the Year by the Bucyrus Area Chamber in 2015.


Jill C. Danker O.D.

Dr. DankerDr. Jill Danker received a Bachelor of Science degree from The Ohio State University in 2015 and her Doctor of Optometry from The OSU College of Optometry in 2020. Dr. Danker was honored as the recipient of the Advanced Ocular Care Clinical Excellence Award. Dr. Danker is affiliated with A.O.A, the Ohio Optometric Assc. and Revision Advanced Surgery Center.

Dr. Danker is a 2010 graduate of Olentangy Liberty HS, an avid Buckeye fan and a four year member of The OSU Marching Bank (T.B.D.B.I.T.L), where she played trumpet.

Dr. Danker sees patients at our Marion and Bucyrus offices.