Dr. Stella Chou, M.D., P.h.D.Board Certified Ophthalmologist and Eye Surgeon
Specialties: Ophthalmology and Aesthetics of the eye and face
Dr. Stella Chou has a B.S. and M.D. from Indiana University and a Ph.D. from the University of Michigan, School of Medicine. She performed an ophthalmology externship at Johns Hopkins and completed a transitional medicine internship at St. Vincent's Hospital in Indianapolis. She did her ophthalmology residency at the John Moran Eye Center, part of the University Of Utah School Of Medicine. Dr. Chou also has vast training and experience in plastic and aesthetics. She was trained by world renowned plastic surgeon Dr. Stephen Mulholland on facial aesthetic procedures. Dr. Chou has multiple publications in medical journals and textbooks.
Dr. Chou is a well trained and experience surgeon. She is specialized in Ophthalmology and Aesthetics of the eye and face. She covers local hospital emergency departments and InstaCare facilities. Dr. Chou is a board-certified ophthalmologist by the American Board of Ophthalmology. She is a member of the American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery, as well as a member of American Academy of Ophthalmology.
As a caring physician and experienced surgeon, she is well liked by her patients and well respected by her peers in the community. Dr. Chou is also an active medical staff member at Alta View Hospital, Salt Lake Regional Hospital, and Riverton Hospital. In her free time, Dr. Chou enjoys golf, skiing, tennis, climbing, dancing and spending time with her family and two adorable dogs.
Melissa RobinsonOphthalmic Technician
Melissa is one of our wonderful technicians! She started as an intern, and then was hired on as a permanent employee. She enjoys helping our patients with their vision needs, and works well with our younger patients.
After work, Melissa enjoys running and has been an avid dancer most of her life! She loves hanging out with friends, and spending time with her family.
Kathy ChapmanCertified Ophthalmic Tech
With 26 years experience as an ophthalmic tech, Kathy joined our family here at AVEC Eye Center! She has been a wonderful addition, and we love her fun sense of humor. Kathy loves working on DIY home projects, and spending time with her children and 3 grandkids.
Bjork has more than 25 years working as an optician, having some of her family (father & brother eye doctor) in the vision care field it was the obvious choice for her to make it a family affair. Bjork's talent in frame selection makes her an expert frame stylist as well a perfectionist in her lens measurements. In her spare time she enjoys going to concerts with friends and spending time with her feline friends.
Lisa PetersonOffice Manager
As our office manager, Lisa brings over 30 years experience in the optical business. She has been involved in all aspects of the ophthalmic field. In addition, Lisa oversees our cosmetic treatments and procedures.
She often enjoys traveling with her husband, and spending time with her children and grandchildren. Lisa also is a talented home design and remodeler.