Welcome to Northway Eye Clinic. We offer expert service with a personal touch, to patients young and old in St. Cloud, MN. Whether you need an eye exam by a licensed optometrist, an eyeglass prescription filled, designer eyewear, contact lenses, eye care products, repairs or adjustments, you’ll find it all at Northway Eye Clinic. We are conveniently located to provide you with the finest in Eyecare & Eyewear. We look forward to seeing you soon!


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Meet Our Doctors

Dr. Michael D. Sufka

About Dr. Sufka

Dr. Michael Sufka is a co-owner of the practice. He graduated from Illinois College of Optometry in 1999. He is a graduate of St. John's University and Cathedral High School. Dr. Sufka carries on the Sufka name taking over the business after his father Dr. David Sufka retired. He is a member of the American Optometric Association and the Minnesota Optometric Association.

Dr. Aaron R. Boatz

About Dr. Boatz

Dr. Aaron Boatz joined our practice in 2003. He became a co-owner of Northway Eye and Gaida's Opticians in 2012. He graduated from Southern College of Optometry in Memphis, Tennessee in 2003. He is a graduate of St. John's University and Sartell High School. Dr. Boatz has two children Ryan and Grace. He is a member of the American Optometric Society and the MN Optometric Association.

Dr. Kimberly H. Watson

About Dr. Watson

Dr. Kimberly Watson joined the practice in 2014. A St. Augusta native and graduate of Tech High School, she attended St. Cloud State University and earned her Bachelor of Arts degree in Biomedical Science and Chemistry. She received her Doctorate of Optometry with honors from The Ohio State University College of Optometry in 2001. When away from the practice, she enjoys spending time with family, outdoor activities and community involvement. She is certified by the National Board of Examiners in Optometry in the Treatment and Management of Ocular Disease. Dr. Watson is dedicated to providing exceptional patient care and treating each patient as family.

Dr. Shalon Ronning

About Dr. Ronning

Dr. Shalon Ronning joined our practice in 2017 as a graduate from Southern College of Optometry in Memphis, TN. There she received her degree as a Doctor of Optometry and graduated Summa Cum Laude. She is a native of Albany, MN, where she attended high school and graduated in 2009. After high school she earned her Bachelors of Sciences in Biomedical Sciences from St. Cloud State University before beginning optometry school in 2013. She & her husband Nate reside in St. Augusta, MN. When she is not working, she enjoys running, spending time on the lake, and spoiling her beagles Cooper & Cora. Dr. Ronning strives to provide an extraordinary experience to each of her patients.



Northway Eye Clinic
1545 Northway Drive, Suite 120
St. Cloud, MN 56303
Phone: 320-253-2441
Fax: 320-253-2446

Opticians: 320-252-2002

Practice Hours

Monday 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Tuesday 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Wednesday 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Thursday 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Friday 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Saturday Closed
Sunday Closed


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