Dr. Steven L. Nguyen, O.D.

Dr. Steven L. Nguyen was born and raised in Bellingham, Washington. He completed his undergraduate studies at the University of Washington with a degree in psychology. He received his doctorate of optometry from Southern California College of Optometry with honors.

Dr. Nguyen's optometric experiences include: Pinon Indian Health Services in Pinon, Arizona, The Veteran's Affairs Hospital in Las Vegas, NV, and Madigan Army Hospital in Tacoma, Washington. Dr. Nguyen has practiced in a variety of clinical settings ranging from working with a pediatric ophthalmologist to working in an emergency room trauma center in an Arizona Native American reservation, as well as serving our veterans at a Veteran's Hospital in Las Vegas. He is a member of the American Optometric Association and Optometric Physician of Washington. Dr. Nguyen's optometric interests include multi-focal contact lens fitting, emergency ocular care, and most importantly overall patient education.

Dr. Nguyen enjoys helping out in the community especially providing eye care for the homeless and volunteering in local school screenings. During his free time, he likes to spend time with friends and family, travel, golf, sports (Go Huskies!), and hanging out with his dog, Jack.

Dr. Emily Tam, O.D.

Dr. Emily Tam recently moved to the Seattle area from sunny Southern California. She received her Bachelor of Science degree in Human Biology from the University of California, San Diego. She then obtained her doctorate from Southern California College of Optometry and completed a residency in Primary Care with emphasis in ocular disease and geriatric eye care at the Veteran's Affairs Hospital in San Diego. Dr. Tam strives to ensure that her patients are seeing their best and have a good understanding of all aspects of their eye care. She believes it is important to give back to the community and volunteers her free time at local school screenings. She also enjoys participating in optometric mission trips where she provides eye care to underserved populations with past trips to Mexico and Tanzania. Dr. Tam is fluent in English and Mandarin Chinese but can also complete a basic eye exam in Spanish. In her free time, Dr. Tam loves to snowboard, eat, bake, and read. She also enjoys exploring the outdoors with her husband, Ben, and snuggling with her 2 cats.


Dr. Crystal Kim, O.D.