Our Doctors

Our Doctors

Ophthalmic Team
Josh Y. Apple, MD headshot

Josh Y. Apple, MD

Practice Focus:  Medical and surgical management of glaucoma and cataracts. Education: … View Biography
Patrick D. Arnold, MD headshot

Patrick D. Arnold, MD

Practice Focus: Northern Colorado’s only full-time specialist in pediatric ophthalmology and strabismus. View Biography
Matthew Asano, MD headshot

Matthew Asano, MD

Practice Focus: Medical and surgical treatments for diseases of the macula, retina, and… View Biography
Kent P. Bashford, DO headshot

Kent P. Bashford, DO

Practice Focus: Medical and surgical management of glaucoma and cataracts. View Biography
Jennifer D. Cecil, MD headshot

Jennifer D. Cecil, MD

Practice Focus: General Ophthalmology including cataracts, glaucoma, diabetes, and macular degeneration. View Biography
Kent R. Crews, MD headshot

Kent R. Crews, MD

Practice Focus:  Medical Retina, Diabetes, Ocular Inflammation (Uveitis), Cataract Education:    University… View Biography
Gary J. Foster, MD headshot

Gary J. Foster, MD

Practice Focus: Laser cataract correction and refractive surgery to restore vision and decrease… View Biography
Arthur Korotkin, MD headshot

Arthur Korotkin, MD

Practice Focus: Medical and surgical treatments for diseases of the macula,… View Biography
Jason Mayer, MD headshot

Jason Mayer, MD

Practice Focus: Medical and surgical management of corneal and external disease… View Biography
Karl Olsen, MD headshot

Karl Olsen, MD

Practice Focus: Advanced refractive cataract surgery techniques, including the use of… View Biography
Chet E. Reistad, MD headshot

Chet E. Reistad, MD

Practice Focus: Cosmetic and reconstructive surgery of the forehead and eyelids,… View Biography
Matthew Robinson, MD headshot

Matthew Robinson, MD

Practice Focus: Medical and surgical diseases of the cornea, as well… View Biography
William A. Shachtman, MD headshot

William A. Shachtman, MD

Practice Focus: General Ophthalmology Education: University of Colorado, Specialty… View Biography
Randall W. Smith, MD headshot

Randall W. Smith, MD

Practice Focus: Cataracts, custom cataract surgery, and custom LASIK vision correction to achieve… View Biography
Optometric Team
Michelle Chaney, OD headshot

Michelle Chaney, OD

Education: Pacific University, Doctor of Optometry University of Wyoming, Bachelor of Science in… View Biography
Kelsey Elrod, OD headshot

Kelsey Elrod, OD

Education: Pacific University, Doctor of Optometry Colorado State University, Bachelor of Science in… View Biography
Ben Marske, OD headshot

Ben Marske, OD

Education: Pacific University, Doctor of Optometry, 2003 Wartburg College, Bachelor of Arts, 1998… View Biography
Nathan Rains, OD headshot

Nathan Rains, OD

Education: Pacific University, Doctor of Optometry, 2010 Central Washington University, Information Technology and… View Biography
Marcelo Saldivia, OD headshot

Marcelo Saldivia, OD

Education: Piedmont College, Bachelor of Science in Biology, 1995 Pacific University, Doctor of… View Biography
Maryn Sturm, OD headshot

Maryn Sturm, OD

Education: UC Berkeley, BS in Biology 2000 Harbor-UCLA Research Fellowship in Genetics 2005 Southern California… View Biography
Natalie Santelli, OD headshot

Natalie Santelli, OD

Education: University of Missouri, St. Louis, Doctor of Optometry Southern Illinois University, Masters… View Biography


If you live in Northern Colorado, you know that it’s a great place to live, work, and play. At the Eye Center of Northern Colorado, we agree! Our eye doctors have served this community for five decades and are continuing to grow with Northern Colorado!

  • We currently have five locations, in Fort Collins, Loveland, and Greeley and hold satellite clinics in various cities throughout Northern Colorado and Wyoming.
  • Our practice is comprised of a team of 14 ophthalmologists and 7 optometrists who have performed more than 38,000 refractive surgical procedures and over 25,000 cataract procedures.  
  • We offer medical care ranging from eye examinations and vision evaluations to treatments for Glaucoma, Cataracts, Diabetic Retinopathy, Macular Degeneration, Detached and Torn Retina, Corneal Transplants, Blepharoplasty, and Pediatric Eye Care.
  • We have corrected refractive errors (nearsightedness, farsightedness, and astigmatism) for thousands of patients over the years – giving people more visual freedom.
  • In our state-of-the-art Surgery Center, our surgeons perform Custom LASIK (and other refractive technologies), Cataract Removal and Intraocular Lens (IOL) Replacement, Glaucoma Surgery, Pediatric and Strabismus Surgery, Vitreo-Retinal Surgery, Corneal Transplants, and Ophthalmic Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery.
  • We were the first practice in Colorado to offer laser-assisted Cataract Surgery using the bladeless LenSx® Laser.


Our Locations

Fort Collins at Prospect

1725 E. Prospect Rd.
Fort Collins, CO 80525

Fort Collins at Precision Center

3151 Precision Dr.
Fort Collins, CO 80528

Loveland at Skyline

2555 13th St. Suite 225
Loveland, CO 80537

Loveland at Centerra

6125 Sky Pond Dr.
Loveland, CO 80538

Greeley at Fox Run

1701 61st Ave
Greeley, CO 80634

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