Doctors & Staff
Meet the experienced and friendly doctors and staff who make Leavenworth Vision Source the leading provider of vision care products and services in Leavenworth.
Steven D. Koch, OD
Dr. Steven Koch is a graduate of Pacific University College of Optometry. A Montana native he moved to Wenatchee in 1983. Dr. Koch enjoys patients of all ages treating a full range of vision and ocular problems, he takes great care in providing a non-hurried and very thorough eye exam. Dr. Koch is an active member of American Optometric Association, Optometric Physicians of Washington, and North Central Society of Optometric Physicians. He volunteers with Vision USA and Healthy People 2010, a national disease prevention initiative that identifies opportunities to improve the health of all Americans.
Jason Barnes, O.D.
Dr. Jason Barnes is a Waterville native, and earned his Bachelor’s from Central Washington University. He continued on to receive his Doctor of Optometry degree from Illinois College of Optometry, where he completed clinical rotations with the Indian Health Service, the Veterans Affairs Hospital in Tennessee, as well as a private practice clinic in North Carolina. He is happy to once again call the Wenatchee area home.
Dr. Barnes’ focus as an optometric physician is to provide top quality, individualized care to his community. His professional interests include primary eye care with an emphasis in specialty contact lenses, treatment and management of ocular diseases and refractive surgery co-management. In his free time he enjoys the many outdoor activities that the Wenatchee Valley has to offer.
Dr. Barnes is a member of the American Optometric Association as well as Optometric Physicians of Washington. He volunteers for the InfantSEE program, and is also an active member of I Care International, inc. Dr. Barnes recently returned from a vision trip to Guatemala where he helped to provide free eye examinations and glasses to thousands of individuals.
Nicholas Donaghey, OD
We are excited to announce Dr. Nicholas A. Donaghey as the newest member of the Wenatchee Vision Source team. Dr. Donaghey is a graduate of The Ohio State University College of Optometry and after graduation he and his family relocated to central Washington where he has been practicing with a private practice optometry group. He began working with the Wenatchee Vision Source team in April and he and his family will be transitioning to the Wenatchee area in July.
Originally from Fayetteville, AR, Dr. Donaghey is excited to again work with and become a part of a community like Wenatchee. Developing rich and caring relationships with his patients and those that he works with have always been passions for Dr. Donaghey. In his words, “Wenatchee reminds me of the town that I grew up in, and the sense of community that I felt there”. In addition he is excited to explore the many outdoor opportunities that the Wenatchee area has to offer, and being married with three young children, to also pass this enthusiasm for the outdoors on to his kids.
Dr. Donaghey received his Bachelor’s degree from the University of Arkansas. He then went on to receive his Doctor of Optometry degree from Ohio State University where he served as class representative, in addition to being a four-year member of the International Optometric Honor Society and earning the OSU Low Vision Excellence Award. During this time at Ohio State, Dr. Donaghey had the opportunity to work with veterans from around the Columbus area at the Columbus VA clinic, as well as train under leading ophthalmologists in almost every ophthalmological subspecialty. These experiences, in addition to many others, have allowed him to develop an expertise and passion for practicing full scope optometry in a primary care setting. Dr. Donaghey explained, “The human eye is an amazing thing, and having the opportunity to help individuals achieve their best possible vision at all stages of life is what I love.”
Dr. Donaghey is a member of the American Optometric Association as well as Optometric Physicians of Washington where he currently serves as society vice president. Dr. Donaghey has volunteered on medical mission trips to Nicaragua and has assisted in the organization of similar trips to both Bolivia and Guatemala. He is also a current member of VOSH International (Volunteer Optometric Services to Humanity) and plans to continue pursuing this passion by participating in annual mission trips and working with organizations such as the local Lion’s Club.