The power behind our team of eye doctors is that we offer a variety of training and skill sets, from pediatric and developmental optometry to geriatric ocular disease; we have a very capable team, built to suit your needs!
Dr. David Czerny
David Czerny is proud to have been raised in the Northern Black Hills, and very excited to return home to live and work here. After graduating from Sturgis High School, he attended Black Hills State University where he pole vaulted for the BHSU track and field team. After BHSU, Dr. Czerny graduated from the Michigan College of Optometry with high distinction.
Dr. Dave loves helping people and truly cares for his patients. You can be certain that Dr. Dave will treat you as if you were a life-long friend or family member.
Dr. Czerny has attained knowledge of the latest treatment options available in optometry for a wide variety of ocular conditions. He has competed internship training at the following sites:
Fort Meade VA, with training in: Management of diabetic eye disease, dry eye, cataracts, age-related macular degeneration, and glaucoma
Michigan State Neuro-Opthalmology, with training in: complex neurologic disorders, and their impact on the visual system,
Eaton Rapids Optometry, with training in: pediatric vision care, developmental vision, contact Lens fitting, vision therapy, primary care optometry, and co-management of ocular surgeries
Lansing Ophthalmology, with training in: contact lens fitting, primary care optometry and co-management of ocular surgeries
Dr. Jessica Czerny
Jessica is excited to be back in Spearfish, where she graduated from Spearfish High School and attended Black Hills State for her undergraduate work. She is proud to say she is both a Spartan and a Yellow Jacket. She graduated from the Michigan College of Optometry with highest distinction as Valedictorian, and now is excited to be back in the beautiful Black Hills to practice. At Mountain Valley Vision Center she provides full scope optometric services.
Dr. Jess also recently finished her second degree in veterinary medicine from Texas A&M College of Veterinary Medicine where she graduated Summa Cum Laude! As a dual doctor in veterinary medicine and optometry, her impressive background gives her a strong understanding of how the body works and how your eyes are a window to your overall health. She enjoys educating people on how they can improve their vision and overall health through nutritional and life style counseling. She enjoys human and animal health care and plans to use both back grounds for the rest of her career.
In her free time she loves two-stepping, cooking, and enjoying the outdoors with her husband Dave and their dog Elly, including hiking, wake-boarding, mountain biking and snowboarding. She also enjoys visiting the many coffee houses in Spearfish and catching up with friends.
She has completed training at the following sites:
Black Hills Regional Eye Institute, with training in: LASIK co-management, primary care, contact lenses, management of a wide variety of eye disease, from uveitis to diabetes, and many more.
Grand Rapids Veterans Hospital, with training in: Management of diabetic eye disease, dry eye, cataracts, age-related macular degeneration, glaucoma and other eye diseases.
Eaton Rapids Optometry, with training in: pediatric vision care, developmental vision, contact lens fitting, vision therapy, primary care optometry, and co-management of ocular surgeries
Dr. Kami Serfling In order to keep up with patient demand, we are excited to announce that we have added another doctor to our team! It has not been a short or easy task, but after careful consideration we have selected Dr. Kami Serfling as our new associate in 2016. She is compassionate, friendly, and extremely competent in the field of eye disease and vision correction. She enjoys getting to know her patients and helping them achieve the best vision for their occupation and hobbies. Dr. Kami is proud to have spent time working with our US veterans in the VA medical system, during her time working at the VA hospital she gained valuable experience with a primarily older population learning how to diagnose and treat many ocular diseases including macular degeneration and cataracts. Dr. Kami attended the Michigan College of Optometry, where she graduated with high distinction in 2011. She and her husband have 3 children and they love spending time reading, cooking and enjoying all that the Black Hills have to offer. She is looking forward to serving our local communities!
Dr. Stephen Khachikian
Dr. Khachikian is an ophthalmologist from Black Hills Regional Eye Institute in Rapid City, SD. As a service to our patients he comes to Spearfish monthly to see patients who would otherwise need to travel to Rapid City. Dr. Khachikian has performed extensive clinical research in the areas of keratoconus, corneal topography and endothelial keratoplasty. Dr. Khachikian specializes in all forms of corneal transplantation and regularly performs refractive and cataract surgery including the use of toric and multifocal intraocular lenses.