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About Willow Creek
By Personaleyes

At Willow Creek by PersonalEyes, we’re committed to providing our patients with high-quality eye care services and products to help them see clearly today, tomorrow, and for the rest of their lives. We understand that everyone is unique, so we’ll customize our care to meet your specific needs.

When you walk into our eye care clinic in Portland, you’ll be welcomed by our team, ready to help you enjoy optimal eye health.

Meet Our Team

Portland Eye Doctor

Kevie Kawasaki, OD

Dr. Kevie Kawasaki was born and raised in Waipahu, Hawai’i on the island of O’ahu. After graduating high school, she attended the University of Colorado Denver where she earned her undergraduate degree in 2015. That Fall, she enrolled at Pacific University College of Optometry in Forest Grove, Oregon where she earned her Doctor of Optometry in 2019.

Upon completion of optometry school, Dr.Kawasaki practiced for a year on the Southern Oregon Coast where she served as a primary provider for ocular disease, pediatric vision, contact lenses, vision therapy, and surgery co-management. Here, she also spent her time serving as the Bandon Lions Club Sight and Hearing Chair, helping to organize service events and school vision screenings.

Serving her community and those in need has always been a passion of Dr. Kawasaki’s. During her time in optometry school, she participated on a service trip to Guatemala where she and a group of her classmates provided optometric care to villages in need.

While growing up in Hawaii, Dr. Kawasaki loved hiking and spending time at the beach. During her time at Pacific University, she fell in love with the Oregon landscape, where she was able to continue her love for hiking and water sports.

Portland Optometry Doctor

Larry Buchholz, OD

Larry Buchholz, O.D. is the quintessential family man, eager to help patients in the Portland area enjoy lifelong healthy vision.

Dr. Buchholz graduated from the Pacific University College of Optometry in 2018 where he found passions for primary care, low vision rehabilitation, and ocular disease treatment, not long before joining the team at Willow Creek.

Dr. Buchholz has volunteered for multiple charitable organizations, such as AMIGOS Eye Care, and has performed community vision screenings at the Special Olympics. In addition to his volunteer work, he was awarded multiple scholarships and fellowships during his studies, including the Dean’s Merit Away and the Meadowcroft Endowed Scholarship.

Dr. Buchholz guarantees quality care to all, ensuring that every patient has their questions answered. He always puts his patients first and wants to continue helping his community experience the clearest vision possible.

Appointments with Dr. Larry Buchholz are available every Friday. He looks forward to bringing his compassionate care to the patients of Willow Creek.

Patient Care Coordinator

Taylor Fellines, Patient Care Coordinator

Taylor graduated from Mountain View High School with honors before beginning her career as a Patient Care Coordinator. Growing up in an eye care family, she was able to start her experience in the field at young age. Because of this, Taylor has seen first-hand how important the communication between doctors and patients truly is.

Taylor loves helping patients feel comfortable and informed throughout their entire visit. Her favorite thing about working at Willow Creek Eyecare by PersonalEyes is meeting all of the amazing patients and helping them get excited about their glasses.

When she isn’t working, Taylor loves spending time with her family and friends, playing with her bearded dragon, and exploring the beautiful state of Oregon.

optometric technician

Jynnifer Fortenberry, Optometric Technician

Jynnifer is our wonderful optometric tech, assisting Dr. Kawasaki and helping you get the most out of your appointment. She attended high school and college in Amarillo, Texas before joining our team. She’s passionate about improving patients’ experiences in our office and helping Dr. Kawasaki deliver superior care.

The thing Jynnifer loves most about working at Willow Creek Eyecare by PersonalEyes is the patients she serves on a daily basis. She’s committed to making patients feel heard and understood so they can make the most informed choice when it comes to their eye care.

In her free time, Jynnifer enjoys cooking, playing video games, and cuddling with her adorable dog.

optometric technician

Michael Serletic, Optician

Michael Serletic is an optician at Willow Creek Eye Care. His favorite thing about working at Willow Creek is getting to know our patients and helping first-time glasses wearers pick the best pair of frames for their lifestyle. He’s passionate about several different styles of frames, but his favorite optical trend is handmade American-made frames, which provide unique comfort, quality, and color options to our patients shopping for glasses.

Outside of work, Michael is working on his Bachelor’s degree in video game development! He enjoys fishing, hiking, camping, snow sports, gaming, and spending time with his wife and two kids.

Portland Eye Doctor

Kevie Kawasaki
OD

Dr. Kevie Kawasaki was born and raised in Waipahu, Hawai’i on the island of O’ahu. After graduating high school, she attended the University of Colorado Denver where she earned her undergraduate degree in 2015. That Fall, she enrolled at Pacific University College of Optometry in Forest Grove, Oregon where she earned her Doctor of Optometry in 2019.

Upon completion of optometry school, Dr.Kawasaki practiced for a year on the Southern Oregon Coast where she served as a primary provider for ocular disease, pediatric vision, contact lenses, vision therapy, and surgery co-management. Here, she also spent her time serving as the Bandon Lions Club Sight and Hearing Chair, helping to organize service events and school vision screenings.

Serving her community and those in need has always been a passion of Dr. Kawasaki’s. During her time in optometry school, she participated on a service trip to Guatemala where she and a group of her classmates provided optometric care to villages in need.

While growing up in Hawaii, Dr. Kawasaki loved hiking and spending time at the beach. During her time at Pacific University, she fell in love with the Oregon landscape, where she was able to continue her love for hiking and water sports.

Portland Optometry Doctor

Larry Buccholz
OD

Larry Buchholz, O.D. is the quintessential family man, eager to help patients in the Portland area enjoy lifelong healthy vision.

Dr. Buchholz graduated from the Pacific University College of Optometry in 2018 where he found passions for primary care, low vision rehabilitation, and ocular disease treatment, not long before joining the team at Willow Creek.

Dr. Buchholz has volunteered for multiple charitable organizations, such as AMIGOS Eye Care, and has performed community vision screenings at the Special Olympics. In addition to his volunteer work, he was awarded multiple scholarships and fellowships during his studies, including the Dean’s Merit Away and the Meadowcroft Endowed Scholarship.

Dr. Buchholz guarantees quality care to all, ensuring that every patient has their questions answered. He always puts his patients first and wants to continue helping his community experience the clearest vision possible.

Appointments with Dr. Larry Buchholz are available every Friday. He looks forward to bringing his compassionate care to the patients of Willow Creek.

Willow Creek Eyecare Patient Care Coordinator

Taylor Fellines
Patient Care Coordinator

Taylor graduated from Mountain View High School with honors before beginning her career as a Patient Care Coordinator. Growing up in an eye care family, she was able to start her experience in the field at young age. Because of this, Taylor has seen first-hand how important the communication between doctors and patients truly is.

Taylor loves helping patients feel comfortable and informed throughout their entire visit. Her favorite thing about working at Willow Creek Eyecare by PersonalEyes is meeting all of the amazing patients and helping them get excited about their glasses.

When she isn’t working, Taylor loves spending time with her family and friends, playing with her bearded dragon, and exploring the beautiful state of Oregon.

optometric technician

Jynnifer Fortenberry
Optometric Technician

Jynnifer is our wonderful optometric tech, assisting Dr. Kawasaki and helping you get the most out of your appointment. She attended high school and college in Amarillo, Texas before joining our team. She’s passionate about improving patients’ experiences in our office and helping Dr. Kawasaki deliver superior care.

The thing Jynnifer loves most about working at Willow Creek Eyecare by PersonalEyes is the patients she serves on a daily basis. She’s committed to making patients feel heard and understood so they can make the most informed choice when it comes to their eye care.

In her free time, Jynnifer enjoys cooking, playing video games, and cuddling with her adorable dog.

optometric technician

Michael Serletic
Optician

Michael Serletic is an optician at Willow Creek Eye Care. His favorite thing about working at Willow Creek is getting to know our patients and helping first-time glasses wearers pick the best pair of frames for their lifestyle. He’s passionate about several different styles of frames, but his favorite optical trend is handmade American-made frames, which provide unique comfort, quality, and color options to our patients shopping for glasses.

Outside of work, Michael is working on his Bachelor’s degree in video game development! He enjoys fishing, hiking, camping, snow sports, gaming, and spending time with his wife and two kids.

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