Allison Jarstad, DO
Dr. Allison Jarstad is a fellowship-trained Cornea, Cataract and Refractive Surgery specialist who is passionate about providing her patients with the highest quality eye care. She treats nearly all problems related to the front of the eye, but specializes in corneal transplantation, LASIK and cataract surgery with premium lenses. Dr. Jarstad has travelled internationally to teach cataract and corneal tranplant surgery and has lectured at a number of national and international conferences. She volunteers with SEE International and Cure Blindness.org, both nonprofit organizations helping end blindness worldwide. Her passion for humanitarian outreach work has taken Dr. Jarstad to all corners of the globe: from Nepal to Ecuador and from Ghana to Ethiopia.
Born in Seattle, Washington, Dr. Jarstad received her undergraduate degree at the University of Utah, where she was honored as a scholar athlete for track and field. She earned her medical degree from Pacific Northwest University College of Osteopathic Medicine in Yakima, Washington, where she was awarded Medical Student of the Year in 2013. She completed her ophthalmology residency at SUNY Upstate Medical University in Syracuse, New York, followed by a fellowship in Cornea, Refractive and Anterior Segment Surgery at the University of California, Irvine and a second fellowship in Global Ophthalmology at Stanford University. Dr. Jarstad relocated to Southern Oregon after practicing in Southern California.