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Doctors & Staff

Meet the experienced and friendly doctors and staff who make Vision Clinic – Ozark the leading provider of vision care products and services in Ozark.

Dr. Katie Galbraith

View More: Galbraith is a 2016 graduate (with honors) of the Northeastern State University Oklahoma College of Optometry. She attended Missouri State University for her undergraduate studies, majoring in Cell and Molecular Biology and graduating from the Honors College. Dr. Galbraith is a member of the College of Optometrists in Vision Development (COVD) and has a passion for working with pediatric patients. She is currently working to achieve her fellowship through COVD. Dr. Galbraith is also a member of the Missouri Optometric Association and American Optometric Association. During her time in optometry school Dr. Galbraith was the recipient of the Beta Sigma Kappa Silver Medal. In 2015 she had the opportunity to travel to Roatan, Honduras to provide medical eye care and glasses to people on the island.
After optometry school, Dr. Galbraith returned to the Springfield area and currently resides in Ozark. She was honored to be chosen to participate in the premier class of OzarkLeads.
Dr. Galbraith married her husband Daniel in 2012. In their free time they enjoy traveling, weekends on the lake and spending time with their friends, family, and two dogs.

Dr. Doug Jordan

View More: Jordan joined the Vision Clinic team mid 2016 after practicing in a large group practice in the Branson, MO area for 21 years. He completed his undergraduate work at Missouri State University and is a 1993 graduate (with honors) of the University of Missouri-St. Louis School of Optometry. Dr. Jordan is a longtime member of the Missouri Optometric Association and the American Optometric Association.

Dr. Jordan is married to Gina and they have two sons, Dylan and Jake. He and Gina believe very strongly in giving back to the community and are very active in charity work through their church. Dr. Jordan was president of the Community Foundation of Taney County for 10 years and has also volunteered his time to serve as a city alderman in his hometown of Forsyth, MO.

Dr. Jordan is an extremely avid outdoorsman and enjoys hunting and fishing with his two sons. He co-hosts an outdoor adventure show called “Outdoors in the Delta” and is also president of Vicious Vision Premium Sunwear, a premium sunwear line he created for the outdoors and professional drivers.

Our Staff

Viviana, Clinic ManagerViviana Writer-Ozark

As clinic manager, Viviana makes sure each patient feels welcome when walking through the doors.  She is proud to be able to help people in the community where she grew up her whole life.





Val,  Vision TherapistVal Thater-Ozark

Her first career was as a public school teacher, but now Val helps students in another way. She is responsible for helping kids (as well as adults) be successful in completing their vision therapy treatment plan.





Amy, ReceptionistAmy Mayo-Ozark

You will be greeted by Amy with a warm and welcoming smile as you enter the Ozark office.  Amy has eight years experience in the medical field.

Abby, Technician

Abby is new to the area and has worked in optometry for over 3 years.  She has a passion for helping people and is always interested in learning new things.