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Doctors & Staff

Meet the experienced and friendly doctors and staff who make Joseph M Thallemer OD PC the leading provider of vision care products and services in Warsaw.


Dr. Joseph Thallemer

Dr. Joseph Thallemer is a 1979 graduate of the Indiana University School of Optometry. He was residency trained at a Veterans Administration Outpatient Clinic in Los Angeles California in conjunction with the Southern California College of Optometry. He has practiced in Warsaw since 1980. He has been involved in community and municipal service for many years serving on the YMCA Board of Directors and the City Council for the past 12 years. He is married to Jill and they are the parents of four children who have all graduated from college and are currently pursuing their careers. Dr. Thallemer is a longstanding member of the Indiana Optomertic Association and the American Optometric Association.


Dr. Mitchell Reinholt

Dr. Mitchell Reinholt is thrilled to have returned to his hometown to start his Optomertic career at Dr. Thallemer Vision Care Center. He graduated from Warsaw Community High School in 2006 before moving to Bloomington to complete his undergraduate work at Indiana University. Dr. Reinholt then went on to attend and graduate from Indiana University School of Optometry in May 2013, where he was a member of the Beta Sigma Kappa Honors Society. He is an active member of the American Optometric Association and the Indiana Optometric Association. In his free time Dr. Reinholt enjoys sports, traveling, adding vinyl’s to his record collection and spending time with his wife Lindsay and their goldendoodle dog Maggie.


Dr. Rachel Johnson

Dr. Rachel Johnson joined Thallemer Vision Care in 2002 and enjoys caring for patients of all ages. Dr. Johnson grew up in Warsaw and graduated from Warsaw Community High School in 1989. Her undergraduate work was completed at Arizona State University and University of Tennessee at Martin. She then graduated with honors from University of Missouri-St. Louis School of Optometry in 1996. From 1996-2002 she provided pre- and post-surgical eye care and specialty contact lens services with Corneal Consultants of Indiana/Price Vision Group. Dr. Johnson is a member of the American Optometric Association, Indiana Optometric Association, and Northeast Indiana Optometric Society. She is married to Dr. Matt Johnson, also a Warsaw native, who opened Johnson Chiropractic in 1996. They have four sons and are active members of Winona Lake Grace Brethren Church, where they serve in children’s ministries. Dr. Rachel is also a member of Tri Kappa and a past member of the Kosciusko Community YMCA Board of Directors. She enjoys running, cycling, reading, and spending time with family and friends.


Our Staff

The staff at Dr. Thallemer’s office are highly qualified with thirty years of combined experience. We strive to provide personalized service and exceptional patient care.