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The Staff

Our exceptional, friendly staff is our greatest asset. They are excited about what they do and they care personally about getting the best results for our patients.

Our receptionists will try to accommodate your busy schedule by finding appointments that suit your needs.

amanda GSP UID 9097866f edee 481b ac42 5b26f48ab9a6


Office Manager
Amanda was born and raise in Richmond and currently living in the area. Amanda joined the practice with Dr. Van in May 2010. She enjoys vacationing in the OBX with her children Aubrey and Forrest, spending time with family, fishing and hiking. She also enjoys cooking and baking in her free...
Kristin Nichols


Ophthalmic Technician, Contact Lens Specialist
Kristin was born in Pennsylvania and grew up in Maryland, Illinois, South Carolina, Texas, and now Virginia.  Kristin got her bachelor of arts in Sociology at Clemson University.  Kristin has been an ophthalmic assistant since 2001 and started working with Dr. Van in 2010.  Outside of work, she enjoys reading,...
Claudia Rojas Machado


Ophthalmic Technician
Claudia was born and raised in Cuba but now residing in Richmond, Virginia.  Claudia is currently a student at Virginia Commonwealth University (Go Rams!) majoring in Biology and following the Pre-Medical track.  Claudia is an aspiring Physician.  Outside of work, she enjoys spending time with her family, friends, and her...


Ophthalmic Technician
Lajla was born and raised in Richmond, VA. Lajla is currently majoring in Biology at VCU and aspiring to become an optometrist! She is fluent in Bosnian and English. She enjoys shopping, traveling, spending time with friends and making jewelry....
annie GSP UID 94c87103 d824 4b71 b0d1 445d81e3ea76


Ophthalmic Technician
Annie grew up in Northern Virginia and is currently living in Richmond. She is a second year student attending VCU. During her free time she enjoys sewing, spending time with her friends and family and binge watching tv shows....
tucker GSP UID 94c871ec ad4a 4222 b0ae 9032348c9a4d


Ophthalmic Technician
Tucker was born and raised in Waynesboro Virginia. Tucker is currently deciding on his future with medicine and plans to earn a degree in medicine. He enjoys reading and listening to music as well as playing video games and spending time with family....

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