Our Providers

Dr. Michael Cohen is board-certified by the American Board of Plastic Surgery, specializing in plastic surgery of the breast and body. Dr. Cohen strives to provide his patients with only the highest standard in plastic surgery. He is known for his artistic eye, his perfectionism, his emphasis on ethics and patient safety, as well as his ability to think outside the box when approaching clinical challenges. Dr. Cohen recognizes that each patient is unique, and provides a highly individualized approach, taking the time to listen to the patient’s concerns and desires before explaining all the surgical options available and suitable for the particular patient.

Meet Dr. Eric A. Cole; he is a board-certified and fellowship-trained oculofacial plastic and reconstructive surgeon who has been practicing in Kitsap County since 1999. He is an expert in today’s most advanced and state-of-the-art techniques in facial enhancement and rejuvenation, including laser-assisted and small incision procedures. Dr. Cole is certified by the American Board of Ophthalmology and is a Fellow of the American Society of Ophthalmic and Reconstructive Surgery (ASOPRS), the American Academy of Surgeons (FACS), and the American Academy of Cosmetic Surgery (AACS).

Dr.’s Todd Schneiderman, Adrian O’Malley and David Spinak are Ophthalmologists who are fellowship trained in Vitreoretinal Diseases and Surgery.  They treat age-related macular degeneration, diabetic retinopathy, ocular trauma and tumors, macular holes, epiretinal membranes, dislocated lenses, and inflammatory & infectious diseases.  For general eyecare services, such as prescriptions for glasses, they recommend you visit your local ophthalmologist or optometrist.

Dr. Thomas Wixted grew up on the East coast in a small town in southern New Jersey. He believes the medicine is not only about healing, but the relationships forged with patients.

His education and training were completed in Pennsylvania. Undergraduate education was completed at Muhlenberg college in Allentown, PA. Medical school and residency training were completed in Philadelphia, PA. Surgical training began at Pennsylvania Hospital, our nations oldest hospital, and concluded at the University of Pennsylvania following a merger of surgery programs.

His private practice general surgery and raising three boys with his wife keeps him busy. In his free time, he enjoys a ride on the snowboard or surfboard. But he gets even more enjoyment from watching his kids grow.

Dr. John West is a Board Certified Sports Fellowship trained orthopedic surgeon specializing in knee procedures including:

  • Arthroscopic Meniscectomy
  • Arthroscopic Ligament reconstruction
  • Patellar stabilization
  • Partial knee arthroplasty
  • Total knee arthroplasty
  • Revision Knee replacement
  • Fracture fixation
  • Steroid and viscosupplementation Injections
  • Physician directed home exercise programs
  • Kinesiotape and brace training

Dr. West has been deeply involved in Orthopedic Surgery for over 20 years as a researcher, patient and an ABOS Certified orthopedic surgeon. He is a published researcher with 40 peer-reviewed publications and presentations. He has also been involved in designing multiple patented surgical devices, and has authored medical software as an Engineer.

Dr. Paul Aufderheide has served as a trusted podiatrist in Kitsap County for over 25 years. A graduate of the Ohio College of Podiatric Medicine, he is board qualified with the American Board of Podiatric Surgery and is a Fellow of the American College of Foot & Ankle Surgeons.

Active in his profession, Dr. Aufderheide is the former president and a current member of the Washington State Podiatric Medical Association, and is a member of the American Podiatric Medical Association. He also serves on the Board of Directors for Kitsap Paratransit Services.

Throughout Kitsap County, Dr. Aufderheide has gained the respect of his peers as a highly skilled foot and ankle surgeon. In addition, he is well liked by his patients, many of whom consider him to be not only their doctor, but also their friend.

Dr. Aufderheide is joined in his practice by Dr. Thuy Le and Dr. Geoffrey Linn.

Mary Bridge Children’s Eye Center – Silverdale

Dr. Jason Cheung is a board-certified ophthalmologist. He graduated with honors from McGill University Medical School, Montreal in 1991. The following year, he did his internship at the University of California, Los Angeles. His ophthalmology residency was at the University of Minnesota from 1993 to 1996. Following his residency, he completed a pediatric ophthalmology fellowship at University of Toronto in 1997 and a genetics fellowship there in 1998.

Dr. Cheung has been living in Kitsap County since 1998. He is married to Danielle, another physician, and they have a daughter, Claire, and a set of twins. In his free-time, he enjoys cooking, running, and traveling. He traveled around the world once in 1993.

Dr. Cheung is joined at his practice by Dr. Alison Teo, a board-certified ophthalmologist with a specialization in pediatric ophthalmology.

Achieve Eye and Laser

Dr. Paul Kremer is a fellowship trained corneal surgeon.    He is one of the most experienced LASIK surgeons on the West Coast.  He has treated thousands of other patients. He and his staff are dedicated to using the newest technology, including wavescan guided Intralase LASIK.

Dr. Kremer is a native of Seattle. He graduated from the University of Washington in Physics and the University of Washington School of Medicine, both with honors distinction.  He interned at Virginia Mason, then completed residency training at Boston University and Harvard Hospitals in Boston. He then completed a year long fellowship in corneal and refractive surgery in San Francisco.

He performs corneal and refractive surgery weekly, in addition to sutureless cataract surgery, corneal transplants and DSEK targeted tissue transplants. He has performed tens of thousands of surgical procedures.

Dr. Martha Leen is a board certified, fellowship trained ophthalmologist specializing in cataracts and glaucoma. Dr. Leen was born and raised on Long Island, New York. She received both her Undergraduate and Medical Degree from Brown University in Providence, Rhode Island. She completed a medical internship at Rhode Island Hospital/ Brown University and an ophthalmology residency at Hahnemann University Hospital in Philadelphia.  She then completed a prestigious Glaucoma Fellowship at Wills Eye Hospital in Philadelphia.

In 1993, Dr. Leen joined the Department of Ophthalmology at the University of Washington in Seattle as a full-time faculty Glaucoma Specialist. In 1996, she moved to the Kitsap Peninsula.

Dr. Leen provides a complete range of Glaucoma services, including evaluation, medical treatment, laser surgery and incisional surgery. She has a special interest in the complex and advanced glaucomas.

Dr. Deanne Nakamoto joined Achieve in 2010. She specializes in cataracts, glaucoma, (damage to the optic nerve) and uveitis (inflammation in the eye).

Dr. Nakamoto was born and raised in Honolulu, Hawaii. She received her undergraduate degree from Harvard University in Biochemistry and her Medical Doctor degree from Yale School of Medicine. She then completed an Internal Medicine internship at Yale-New Haven Hospital and Waterbury Hospital in Connecticut. Her Ophthalmology residency was served at Yale-New Haven Hospital and the Yale Eye Center, where she also was elected Chief Resident in 2008-09.

Dr. Nakamoto completed a fellowship in glaucoma and ocular inflammatory disease at Eye Disease Consultants, LLC, in Hartford, Connecticut. She specializes in the medical and surgical management (both laser and incisional surgery) of glaucoma. Her uveitis expertise encompasses autoimmune and infectious inflammatory disease; ocular manifestations of systemic disease; and surgical, medical, and immunomodulatory therapies for uveitis.

Dr. Seth Bricel joined Achieve in 2020.  He specializes in helping patients with cataracts and glaucoma.  

Dr. Bricel was born in Bellevue, Washington, and grew up in nearby Yakima, Washington.  As an undergraduate, he studied biology and chemistry at Point Loma Nazarene University.  He then received his medical degree from the Keck School of Medicine of the University of Southern California.  He completed his intern year in surgery at Kaiser Permanente Los Angeles Medical Center before beginning his ophthalmology residency training at SUNY Stony Brook.

After residency, Dr. Bricel trained in medical and surgical management of glaucoma as a fellow at Legacy Devers Eye institute and Oregon Health Sciences Casey Eye Institute.  He is a member of the American Academy of Ophthalmology and the American Glaucoma Society.  He enjoys working with patients to help them understand complex eye problems and to tailor a plan that works for them.

Joseph Shvidler, MD, is double board certified in Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery and Otolaryngology (also referred to as ENT). He provides care for a wide range of ear, nose, throat, head and neck ailments, and specializes in facial plastic surgery and ear,nose, throat, head and neck surgery. In his free time, Dr. Shvidler enjoys spending time with his wife and three children. he place competitive ice hockey and coaches youth hockey on the weekends.

Dr. Tiffany Hseih– Ophthalmology

Dr. Richard Tyler Huish– Orthopedics

Dr. Kimberly Madsen– Ophthalmology

Dr. Erin Kawasaki– Orthopedics

Dr. Benjamin Haslund– General surgery

Born in San Jose, California, Dr. Sherveen Salek grew up in the San Francisco Bay Area. After attending Stanford University he went on to medical school at Johns Hopkins in Baltimore, Maryland. He spent his residency training at the Wilmer Eye Institute, also at Johns Hopkins. From there he relocated to the Pacific Northwest for a fellowship in Uveitis (ocular inflammation) at the Casey Eye Institute at Oregon Health and Science University. He has also completed a two-year fellowship in vitreoretinal surgery at Emory University. In his free time, Dr. Salek enjoys cycling, running, snowboarding, and exploring the outdoors. He also loves cooking, reading, and traveling.

Bainbridge Anesthesia Associates

Dr. Blake Reiter has been practicing anesthesiology in Kitsap County since he completed his residency at Virginia Mason Medical Center in 1994. He received his undergraduate degree from St. Olaf College and graduated from the University of Minnesota, School of Medicine in 1985.  Dr. Reiter is Board Certified in Anesthesiology and is the President of Bainbridge Anesthesia Associates, PS.  He has also served as the Medical Director at the Surgery Center of Silverdale since its inception in 2007.

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