W. Earl Buchanan, OD
Dr. Buchanan graduated from Pacific University, College of Optometry with a doctor of optometry degree. He practiced in Oregon, Missouri and Saudi Arabia prior to settling in Port Orchard in 1985. He enjoys the general practice of optometry, treating patients of all ages with various eye and vision problems. Professionally, he is a member of the Kitsap Optometric Society, having served as its president , a member of the Washington Association of Optometric Physicians and a member of the American Optometric Association for the past 35 years. He has been a member of the Kiwanis and JC’s and currently serves on the board of Holly Ridge, a non-profit serving the needs of infants and toddlers with varying development disorders and developmentally disabled adults with employment opportunities. In his leisure time he enjoys golf, traveling, and gardening. He and his wife Dianne live in Port Orchard and have 2 grown sons.
Joseph C. Trull, OD
Dr. Trull is a life-long Kitsap County resident and is a graduate of Olympic High School. He earned his Bachelors of Science degree in Visual Science from Pacific University and later earned his Doctor of Optometry from Pacific University College of Optometry. After working in Eastern Washington and Eastern Oregon, he joined the United States Navy where he served at Naval Hospital Bremerton. In 2000, he joined Dr. Buchanan’s practice. He and his wife Jennifer have 3 children. When he is not at work, you can find him cheering on his favorite teams, or coaching his kids sport teams.
Jamie, Office Manager
Jamie joined Pacific EyeCare in 2007 and brings in over 10 years of optometric practice management and optical dispensing experience. Jamie believes in patient care & customer service as her number one priority. She strives to exceed the standard, providing our patients with exceptional service at every visit. Jamie is experienced in all areas of the optometric industry, so don’t be surprised if you see her fitting & adjusting eyewear, performing pre-exam testing, or working the back office! Jamie enjoys shopping, kickboxing, spending time at the beach, and most of all, being a mom.
Chantal, Billing Coordinator
Chantal joined the practice in 2007 as one of our optometric technicians. She has held many positions within our company, including optician, and front desk coordinator, but has found her place in our billing department. Chantal is very detail oriented and sees to it that insurance is billed in a manner that will benefit our patients the best it can. Chantal is available for any questions or concerns that patients may have regarding their Insurance. In her spare time, Chantal enjoys cooking, playing games with friends, creating DIY home projects, and spending time at the ocean.
Carrie, Front Desk Coordinator
Carrie started with our practice in the fall of 2006 and is our front desk coordinator, in charge of scheduling and patient reception. Born and raised in the area, Carrie brings well over 20 years of administrative experience to our office and she will always greet you with a smile! When she’s not answering phones and managing our front desk, Carrie loves to read a good book and also enjoys traveling and camping.
Natasha, Optometric Technician
Natasha began at Pacific EyeCare in 2012 in our optical department and now serves as one of our optometric technicians. Having completed her schooling for medical assisting, Natasha enjoys working directly with patient care and exam prep by gathering diagnostic testing on each patient. She also works directly with contact lens fittings and trainings. Natasha’s interests include hiking, camping, and spending time with her family.
Shelly, Optometric Technician
Shelly joined our team in 2014, bringing years of optometric experience & knowledge with her. Shelly enjoys working directly with patients and has a high interest in medical cases. She is also experienced with contact lenses, fittings, and training new wearers. Shelly enjoys hiking, playing Frisbee golf, and watching sports in her spare time.
Dawn, Optician/Dispensary Supervisor
Dawn started here at Pacific EyeCare in 2011, with many years of experience working in a healthcare environment. Dawn oversees our optical dispensary, taking the time to educate our patients on the best possible solutions for each unique and individual need. Dawn is a highly skilled optician and has an eye for detail. She strives to exceed your expectations when it comes to eyewear. If you have questions on optics, frame styles and fitting, or have previously had a bad experience with your eyewear situation, Dawn is your gal! She can recommend options and provide a solution for any situation to get you seeing better than ever before. Dawn enjoys challenging herself in Mud Runs, back-packing, camping and photography.
Bobbie is the newest addition to our team. She joined our practice in 2015 and works in our optical dispensary assisting patients with frame & lens selection. With Bobbie’s great fashion sense and high standard of patient care, she will make sure that you have a pleasant experience with us and that you leave our office looking, feeling, and seeing great! In her personal time, Bobbie enjoys being out-doors, hiking, fishing, and spending quality time with her family.