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Dr. Toby Palm is a 2002 graduate of Pacific University College of Optometry, in Forest Grove, Oregon. Following graduation Dr. Palm worked at the Phoenix Indian Medical Center in Phoenix, Arizona and surrounding rural Native American health clinics.


Working alongside ophthalmologists and other optometrists Dr. Palm gained invaluable experience in the detection and treatment of eye diseases, such as diabetes, glaucoma and macular degeneration. Dr. Palm worked at the Phoenix Indian Medical Center for four years before opening Palm Family Eyecare in October 2006 in Sutherlin, Oregon.


Dr. Palm is originally from Anaconda, Montana, a small town deep in the Rockies of southwest Montana. Upon graduation from high school Dr. Palm went to the University of Montana and received a degree in Cell and Molecular Biology. He then went on to attend Pacific University College of Optometry in Forest Grove, Oregon, where he graduated with honors. He was also president of Beta Kappa Sigma, organized an annual charity golf tournament and went on a missions trip to Costa Rica providing eyecare to those in need.


Dr. Palm and his wife Stacy have three children, two sons Ely and Avery and a daughter Ashley. Dr. Palm is an outdoor enthusiast! He is an avid golfer, devoted sports fan, and really enjoys hunting & fishing! Dr. Palm is also a member of the Chamber of Commerce and Sutherlin Lions Club. Dr. Palm loves living here in Douglas County and is proud to raise his family here!

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Laura and Stacy met when their children were in preschool together. When her triplets, AJ, Mallory, and Madison, started Kindergarten, Laura began billing at Palm Family Eyecare. Laura has been with us for 7 years! Laura's children keep her busy! Along with working here, she is on the board of Umpqua Valley Gymnastics where her girls compete. She has also recently become a grandma! Her oldest daughter, Jordan, blessed her with her adorable, grandson Ryan.

Laura Turner - Billing

Maegen joined us in July 2015 and has been quickly learning a wide variety things here at the office! Maegen grew up here in Sutherlin and went on to attend UCC. Maegen became manager at her last position and knew it was as far as she could advance there. Luckily, for us she was looking for a new career! Maegen and her boyfriend Cody have been together for 3 years, and are excited to announce they are having a baby this September!

Maegen Clark - Ophthalmic Technician

Stacy also graduated from Pacific University with a degree in accounting, where she and Dr. Palm met. While in Arizona, she and Dr. Palm had their first son and decided they would like to move back to Oregon to raise their family. Opening their own practice has been a dream come true! Stacy still gets to manage the business, but ultimately loves helping patients find the perfect pair of glasses!! Their children keep her busy with all of their sports and music lessons. They absolutely love raising their kids here in Sutherlin!

Stacy Palm - Business Manager/Optician

Toby Palm O.D.

Jessica has been a part of our family long before she joined Palm Family Eyecare! While attending UCC, Jessica began babysitting for the Palms' so Stacy could go back to work after having their third child. When the receptionist position opened it was perfect timing for Jessica to join Palm Family Eyecare! Jessica graduated from UCC and has continued her education to include Opticianry! Now, as our full-time optician, Jessica is our lens guru and frame extraordinaire! She has been with Palm Family Eyecare for 5 years! Jessica lives in Sutherlin with Kyle, her boyfriend of 9 years, and their daughter Morgan. Jessica enjoys spending time with her family and friends.

Jessica Shearer - Optician

Kaitlin joined us in August 2015. She is our lead receptionist and can answer just about any insurance questions you may have! Kaitlin graduated from North Douglas High School, where she met her husband Derek. Kaitlin attended UCC after high school. Kaitlin and Derek recently purchased their first home! They have a Rottweiler named Dominic, who they completely spoil!

Kaitlin Peterson - Receptionist