Our highly skilled and experienced doctors and surgeons use the most advanced medical technology available to diagnose and treat vision problems

Dr. William Epstein and Dr. Robert Ewing began working together while training at Stanford University Medical Center. Dr. Epstein started Siskiyou Eye Center in 1983 to provide the residents of Southern Oregon and Northern California with exceptional medical and surgical eye care. Following a prestigious glaucoma fellowship at Pacific Medical Center in San Francisco, Dr. Ewing joined Dr. Epstein at the Siskiyou Eye Center. Dr. David England, Dr. Jeffrey Welder, and Dr. Jared Frederickson have since joined the practice bringing with them a wealth of experience and expertise.

Dr. David England graduated Summa Cum Laude from University of Houston College of Optometry and was awarded the Army’s Achievement Medal as a Distinguished Honor Graduate. He joined the practice in 2003 and specializes in helping patients with complex spectacle and contact lens needs.

Dr. Jeffrey Welder came to Siskiyou Eye Center in 2015 after completing his residency at the University of Iowa, consistently one of the top three programs in the country. He brings expertise in managing complex and rare conditions and provides the highest level of medical and surgical care.

Dr. Jared Frederickson joined the practice in 2022. He completed his residency at SUNY Upstate Medical University where he received the GME Professionalism Award over 600 other physicians. He specializes in the latest treatment technologies for cataract surgery as well as minimally invasive glaucoma surgery.

William Epstein, MD


Dr. Bill Epstein is a pioneer in his field and was the first surgeon in the Rogue Valley to offer folding lens technology to his patients, allowing rapid recovery of vision and decreased dependence on glasses following cataract surgery. He continues to offer his patients the most advanced care possible.

Robert Ewing, MD


A graduate of Stanford’s ophthalmic residency program, Dr. Rob Ewing has a special interest and experience in modern refractive cataract surgery using leading edge technologies and techniques to provide the best visual results, customized to each individual’s needs. He was the first surgeon in San Francisco to use folding lens technology.

Jeffrey Welder, MD


Dr. Jeff Welder trained at the prestigious University of Iowa and provides sophisticated and individualized care for patients. He enjoys all aspects of eye care, with special interest and experience in cataract surgery and glaucoma treatment and surgery along with retinal and oculoplastics procedures.

Jared Fredrickson, MD


Dr. Jared Fredrickson provides comprehensive eye care with a focus on cataracts, glaucoma, diabetes, and macular degeneration. He provides the latest cutting-edge technology for both cataract surgery as well as minimally invasive glaucoma surgery.

David England, OD


With fifteen years of experience in a busy medical setting, therapeutic optometrist Dr. David England provides complete primary eye-care services, including comprehensive eye exams and the treatment of eye-related medical conditions.