Meet Our Team

16 Team Members
  • Dr. Vance Thompson

    Dr. Vance Thompson

    Ophthalmologist Surgeon

    Vance Thompson, M.D. is an internationally recognized ophthalmologist surgeon in laser vision correction (LASIK) and advanced cataract surgery.

  • Dr. Alison Tendler

    Dr. Alison Tendler

    Ophthalmologist Surgeon

    Alison Tendler, M.D. is a board-certified ophthalmologist specializing in the treatment of eye conditions, as well as aesthetic eyelid procedures.

  • Our Team and Culture

    Our Team and Culture

    Sioux Falls, SD

    Our ophthalmologists and optometrists work with a talented group of medical and front office staff to keep Vance Thompson Vision running smoothly.

  • Dr. John Berdahl

    Dr. John Berdahl

    Ophthalmologist Surgeon

    John Berdahl MD has been honored as one of the top eye surgeons in the world for his expertise in cataract, cornea, glaucoma and refractive surgery.

  • Dr. Michael Greenwood

    Dr. Michael Greenwood

    Ophthalmologist Surgeon

    Dr. Michael Greenwood is a Fargo, ND board-certified ophthalmologist specializing in glaucoma, cornea, and laser vision correction (LASIK) surgery.

  • Dr. Russell Swan

    Dr. Russell Swan

    Ophthalmologist Surgeon

    Leading our Bozeman team, Dr. Russell Swan is passionate about providing his advanced surgical skills in ophthalmology regionally and internationally.

  • Dr. Brandon Baartman

    Dr. Brandon Baartman

    Ophthalmologist Surgeon

    Dr. Brandon Baartman is a board-certified Ophthalmologist practicing at our Sioux Falls location.

  • Dr. Deborah Ristvedt

    Dr. Deborah Ristvedt

    Ophthalmologist Surgeon

    Dr. Deborah Ristvedt is a third-generation, board-certified ophthalmologist leading the team at our Alexandria location.

  • Dr. Doug Wallin

    Dr. Doug Wallin

    Optometrist

    Dr. Doug Wallin appreciates seeing the difference he makes in his patients' lives through optometric services or refractive and corneal surgical care.

  • Dr. Keith Rasmussen

    Dr. Keith Rasmussen

    Optometrist

    Dr. Keith Rasmussen specializes in eye and vision care at Vance Thompson Vision and is very passionate about helping patients enrich their eyesight.

  • Dr. Justin Schweitzer

    Dr. Justin Schweitzer

    Optometrist

    Proud to be an optometrist, Dr. Justin Schweitzer is excited to work closely with our experienced eye care team to help our patients in the Midwest.

  • Dr. Jason Schmit

    Dr. Jason Schmit

    Optometrist

    Dr. Jason Schmit is well known as an advanced tertiary care optometrist who evaluates and manages adult patients for all oculoplastic surgeries.

  • Dr. Mitch Ibach

    Dr. Mitch Ibach

    Optometrist

    In 2014, Dr. Mitch Ibach, one of our seasoned optometrists, joined Vance Thompson Vision to focus on anterior segment surgery care and pathologies.

  • Dr. Kayla Karpuk

    Dr. Kayla Karpuk

    Optometrist

    Dr. Karpuk is an optometrist who has studied under Drs. Thompson, Wallin, Rasmussen, Schweitzer, Schmit, and Ibach to gain knowledge in the field.

  • Our Doctors

    Our Doctors

    Our Vision Care Providers

    Our dedicated vision care providers include a team of highly-trained Ophthalmologists and Optometrists.

  • Dr. Mathew Walker

    Dr. Mathew Walker

    Ophthalmologist

    Dr. Mathew Walker specializes in the treatment of dry eye and glaucoma, as well as diabetic eye health at Vance Thompson Vision in Alexandria, MN.