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Meet Our Doctors

Our board-certified and fellowship-trained ophthalmologists and experienced optometrists are committed to providing the highest level of care to all our patients. Pacific Northwest Eye Associates … the clear choice for all your eye care needs!

Victor W. Chiu, MD

SPECIALTY: Board Certified in Ophthalmology

UNDERGRADUATE DEGREE: University of California, Los Angeles with Honors

MEDICAL DEGREE: University of Rochester, Rochester, NY

RESIDENCY: University of Minnesota, Harry S. Friedman Resident Research Prize

PROFESSIONAL INTERESTS: Dr. Chiu is a member of the American Academy of Ophthalmology, the American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery, the Washington Academy of Eye Physicians and Surgeons, as well as local and state medical societies.

PERSONAL INTERESTS: Dr. Chiu enjoys traveling, sports, photography, and the excellent food scene in the Pacific Northwest.

Dr. Niraj Patel at Pacific Northwest Eye Associates

Niraj P. Patel, MD, FACS

SPECIALTY: Board Certified in Ophthalmology and Fellowship-Trained in Cornea, Cataract, and Vision Correction Surgery

UNDERGRADUATE DEGREE: University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI with Highest Distinction Honors (Top 3%)

MEDICAL DEGREE: University of Michigan School of Medicine, Ann Arbor, MI with Alpha Omega Alpha Honors

RESIDENCY: Wills Eye Hospital, Philadelphia, PA

FELLOWSHIP: University of Utah, John Moran Eye Center, Salt Lake City, UT

PROFESSIONAL INTERESTS: Dr. Patel is a nationally-recognized surgeon with 20 years experience and over 16,000 cases performed. He was included in “America’s Top Ophthalmologists” and voted one of the “Top Doctors” for eleven years by Seattle Magazine and Seattle Metropolitan Magazine. Dr. Patel is the first surgeon in Western Washington to receive certification for the Visian Implantable Contact Lens (ICL). He has also served as the Ophthalmology State Society President for the Washington Academy of Eye Physicians and Surgeons and is a member of multiple national, state, and local ophthalmological and medical societies.

PERSONAL INTERESTS: Dr. Patel enjoys family time, golfing, hiking, and traveling.

Dr. Joseph T. Pham, M.D. at Pacific Northwest Eye Associates

Joseph T. Pham, MD

SPECIALTY: Board Certified in Ophthalmology and Fellowship-Trained in Glaucoma

UNDERGRADUATE DEGREE: Pomona College, Claremont, CA

MEDICAL DEGREE: Oregon Health Sciences University Medical School, Portland, OR with Alpha Omega Alpha Honors

RESIDENCY: Oregon Health Sciences University, Casey Eye Institute, Portland, OR

FELLOWSHIP: University of Texas, Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, TX

PROFESSIONAL INTERESTS: Dr. Pham is a nationally-recognized glaucoma specialist who has an interest in the latest technologies and advances in glaucoma. Dr. Pham is a member of the American Academy of Ophthalmology, the American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery, the Washington Academy of Eye Physicians and Surgeons, as well as local and state medical societies.

PERSONAL INTERESTS: Dr. Pham enjoys traveling and outdoor adventures with his wife and twin sons.

Dr. Brenda Myers-Powell at Pacific Northwest Eye Associates

Brenda Myers-Powell, MD, PhD

SPECIALTY: Board Certified in Ophthalmology and Fellowship-Trained in Uveitis and Retina

UNDERGRADUATE DEGREE: Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD

MEDICAL DEGREE: Washington University School of Medicine, St. Louis, MO

RESIDENCY: Hermann Eye Center, University of Texas, Houston, TX

PROFESSIONAL INTERESTS: Dr.  Myers-Powell is a member of the American Academy of Ophthalmology, the American Society of Retinal Specialists, as well as local and state ophthalmological and medical societies.

PERSONAL INTERESTS: Dr. Myers-Powell enjoys reading, golfing and relaxing with friends.

Hoon C. Jung, MD

SPECIALTY: Board Certified in Ophthalmology and Fellowship-Trained in Cornea, Cataract, and Vision Correction Surgery

UNDERGRADUATE DEGREE: Cornell University, Ithaca, NY

MEDICAL DEGREE: University of Rochester, School of Medicine and Dentistry

RESIDENCY: University at Buffalo, Buffalo, NY

FELLOWSHIP: University of Rochester, Flaum Eye Institute, Rochester, NY

PROFESSIONAL INTERESTS: Dr. Jung brings extensive experience as surgeon with 14 years in the field ophthalmology with an academic and teaching background at various universities and medical institutions. He has served in the Department of Defense as an active duty military surgeon with deployment experience as a trauma surgeon in Afghanistan and flight surgeon experience as part of an aeromedical transport unit. On the humanitarian side he has been privileged to join other healthcare teams serving underserved areas around the world with experience in Liberia as a volunteer surgeon as well is Ecuador delivering eye care to thousands of patients.

PERSONAL INTERESTS: Dr. Jung and his family particularly enjoy what the Northwest has to offer as a beautiful part of the country with all its diverse geography and sites to explore.

Carly M. Oslin, OD

SPECIALTY: Optometry

UNDERGRADUATE DEGREE: University of Dayton, Dayton, OH

OPTOMETRY DEGREE: The Ohio State University College of Optometry, Columbus, OH

PROFESSIONAL INTERESTS: Dr. Oslin specializes in the medical management of complex ocular diseases. She also provides comprehensive eye examinations and contact lens fittings. She is a member of the Optometric Physicians of Washington and American Optometric Association.

PERSONAL INTERESTS: Dr. Oslin loves spending time with her family and dogs and enjoys taking them on hikes to explore the beautiful Pacific Northwest.

Mark. W. Taylor, MD

RETIRED: Dr. Taylor has retired from the practice of medicine as of December 31, 2020 after a long and fulfilling career at Pacific Northwest Eye Associates.