For more than 30 years, the trusted team of professionals at Kootenay Optometry Clinic have been providing patients from Castlegar, Trail and surrounding areas with the eye care that they need. We're always welcoming new patients, and we invite you to learn more about our team below, or contact us today for an appointment.
Dr. Brent Allen, OD
Dr. Brent Allen has been in practice for over 20 years, returning to his hometown after working in Williams Lake for two years. He graduated from the University of Waterloo in 1995, and attended Simon Fraser University prior to that. Dr. Brent Allen is an avid hunter and fly fisherman and served as a volunteer firefighter in Warfield and Castlegar for 10 years combined. He also enjoys golfing, alpine skiing and curling. He is currently a director with the BC Doctors of Optometry. He has served on the Board of Directors for the Canadian Examiners in Optometry, and on the Board of Directors for Eye Recommend. He has 3 children, and currently lives in Castlegar.
Dr. Jordan Yurchevich, OD
Dr. Jordan Yurchevich was born and raised in Calgary, Alberta. He attended St. Francis Xavier University in Nova Scotia where he obtained a Bachelor of Science degree in Human Kinetics before pursuing his Doctorate in Optometry from the University of Waterloo. After graduating from the Optometry program, Dr. Yurchevich practiced in Fort St. John, BC for several years. He enjoys all aspects of Optometric care, but finds passion in fitting contact lenses, including specialty contact lenses.
Outside of the office, Dr. Yurchevich enjoys being physically active and outdoors. He especially enjoys hiking and backpacking, as well as cross country skiing and snowshoeing. New to the area, Dr. Yurchevich and his wife look forward to planting roots and enjoying the Kootenays.
Cindy DaCosta, CPOA
Cindy is a Certified Paraoptometric Assistant (CPOA) at our Castlegar location.
Monica Ross, CPO
Monica is an Optometric Assistant at our Trail location.
Lisa is an optometric assistant, working at both our Castlegar and Trail locations.
Tiffany is an optometric assistant, working at both our Castlegar and Trail locations.
Taylor is an optician, working at both the Castlegar and Trail locations.