Michele D.

Practice Director

Kyla B.

Certified Ophthalmic Technician Supervisor (Eureka Office)

Kyla started with North Coast Ophthalmology in 2007 as an assistant to the doctors. In 2008 she achieved her certificate as a Certified Ophthalmic Assistant and received her certificate as a Certified Ophthalmic Technician in 2012. She enjoys living and working here after she graduated from Humboldt State University. She met her husband up here and has enjoyed the beginning of raising her family here.

Ross C.

Certified Ophthalmic Medical Technologist (Arcata/Eureka Offices)

Ross grew up in New York City and its suburbs before moving to California in 1973. He received his undergraduate degree from Thomas Edison State College in Trenton, New Jersey where his studies focused on biology and journalism. Pursuing his interest in ophthalmology he graduated at the top of his class in 1994 at the Regions Hospital School of Ophthalmic Medical Technology which is affiliated with the University Of Minnesota. Ross has been employed by North Coast Ophthalmology for many years and he divides his time working with patients at both the Arcata and Eureka office locations. He is certified as an Ophthalmic Medical Technologist by the Joint Commission on Allied Health Personnel in Ophthalmology (JCAHPO). He is married, has two daughters, and lives in Eureka with his wife Elizabeth who is a certified hypnotherapist. Ross is an avid tennis player and enjoys taking walks at the beach and in the local redwood parks.

Sarah G.

Ophthalmic Assistant (Eureka Office)

Sarah joined North Coast Ophthalmology in July 2012 with vast knowledge in Optometry. She approaches each day eager to learn so that she can continue to educate and care for each patient on an individual basis. When not at work, she enjoys spending time with family and friends. She recently earned her certificate and is now a Certified Ophthalmic Assistant (2015).

Additional Staff


Tara N. – Office Supervisor

Rosalie M. – Office Assistant

DeAnn C. – Check-In Receptionist


Ashley F. – Staff Accountant

Cindy M. – Benefits Coordinator

Jan G. – Medical Records and Scheduling Coordinator

Alicia C. -Check-Out Receptionist

Stacy M. – Medical Assistant

Kimberly M. – Medical Assistant

Michelle B. – Surgery Scheduler

Brandy H. – Lead Medical Assistant

Alisha B. – Scheduling Specialist