Team

Dr. Ian J. Henderson

Dr. Henderson is a native “Townie” born and raised in St. John’s, Newfoundland.  He has been providing Optometric care to Newfoundlanders since the summer of 1989 after completing his Doctor of Optometry degree from the University of Waterloo.  Early 1990, he opened his independent optometric practice in Churchill Square.  His practice has been built on compassionate care and word of mouth.

Dr. Amy Oldford

Dr. Oldford is a native Newfoundlander who was raised in Grand Falls –Windsor.  She completed her undergrad degree at Mount Allison University in Sackville, New Brunswick before embarking on her Doctor of Optometry Degree from the University of Waterloo which she completed  in 2007. Dr. Oldford enjoys all aspects of family Optometry and has a significant paediatric  following.

Dr. Rhonda Witte

Dr. Witte  (pronounced “wit-ee”) is a native of Kamloops, BC who married a Newfoundlander, the rest is history. Dr. Witte graduated with her Doctor of Optometry Degree in 2004 from the University of Waterloo. Prior to Optometry School she completed both a Masters and a Bachelor of Science degree at the University of Alberta. She has been working part-time in our clinic since 2012.

Our Staff – The Best an Optometrist could ask for.

Janice, Optometric Assistant

Janice grew up in Melrose, Trinity Bay, NL.  She started working in our clinic in 1998 after completing the Office Administration program at the College of the North Atlantic in St. John’s.  She subsequently completed the Optometric Assistance Course through the Canadian Association of Optometrists and gained her accreditation as a Certified Canadian Optometric Assistant (CCOA).

Betty, Optometric Assistant

Betty, a native of QuidiVidi, NL, joined our clinic in 2007 after returning to NL from Kitchener, ON where she worked for many years at an Optometric practice. Betty retired in 2016, but still works part time.

Mary, Reception/Appointment Booking/Billing

Mary, a proud native of St. Shott’s, NL, is our front desk expert. She joined our clinic in 2009 after raising two girls.  Mary has completed the first module of the Canadian Association of Optometrists Optometric assistant’s course.

Judy, Appointment Booking/Billing/Administrative Assistant

Judy has been involved in our clinic for many years. She has been regularly visible since we moved to Elizabeth Ave in 2012.

Tracy, Optometric Assistant

Tracy, a native of New Brunswick is our pretest expert. She joined our clinic in 2017.  Tracy completed the Optometric Assistance Course through the Canadian Association of Optometrists and is an Accredited Certified Canadian Optometric Assistant (CCOA).

Cindy, Optometric Assistant in Training

Cindy, joined our clinic in 2019.  Cindy is up for any task we throw her way. Cindy completed the Optometric Assistance Course through the Canadian Association of Optometrists and is an Accredited Certified Canadian Optometric Assistant (CCOA).

Kassidy, Reception/Appointment Booking/Billing

Kassidy, joined our clinic in 2019, after completing the Medical Office Administration program at the College of the North Atlantic.