Meet The Doctors
Justin jue, od
Dr. Jue joined the Juanita Vision Clinic in February of 2011. He and his wife, Dr. Natalie Lam, purchased JVC from Dr. Griff in August of 2011. He is very passionate in caring for his patients and believes in educating patients of their eye conditions, so that they can better maintain their eye health and vision.
Dr. Jue is a Renton, Washington native and graduated from the University of Washington with a Bachelor's of Science in Economics. He also received his Washington State teaching certification and Bachelor's of Science in Business Education from Central Washington University. He moved to the windy city to complete his doctorate at the Illinois College of Optometry. Now that he is back home in Washington, he looks forward to combining his educational experience into his thorough eye exams and strives to provide patients with a wonderful experience.
In his spare time, Dr. Jue loves to golf and complete honey-do lists provided by his lovely wife.
Natalie Lam, OD
Dr. Lam joined the family at the Juanita Vision Clinic in August of 2011. Dr. Lam strives to provide an informative eye care experience and enjoys being a resource for her patients.
Dr. Lam grew up in Kent and Sammamish, Washington. She received her Associates degree from Bellevue Community College and received a BS in Biology from Central Washington University. Dr. Lam moved to Chicago, where she obtained her doctorate from the Illinois College of Optometry with clinical honors. Although she loved the sites of Chicago, she was very happy to come back home to the green and beautiful Pacific Northwest!
When Dr. Lam is not seeing patients, she enjoys hiking, spending time with family & friends and creating honey-do lists for her wonderful husband.
Jennifer Crown, OD
Dr. Crown joined the Juanita Vision Clinic in the fall of 2014. Dr. Crown hails from Portland, Oregon and earned a bachelor of science degree from Stephens College in Columbia Missouri in 2002. She then set off for Chicago and earned a doctorate of optometry degree from the Illinois College of Optometry in 2006. She went on to complete a residency and then train optometry students at the VA in Walla Walla Washington for several years. She had the pleasure of having Dr. Jue as a student and is excited to now work with him and Dr. Lam!
Dr. Crown is a diplomate to the American Board of Optometry and a member of the American Optometric Association and Optometric Physicians of Washington. Once a quarter she volunteers at the nonprofit Vision for Independence Center in Yakima caring for patients with low vision and blindness. She is also active with the organizations Eastside Friends of Seniors and Cardiostart. She loves to hang out with her husband John and thrives on dog walks, reading, and gardening.
Meet The Team
At Juanita Vision Clinic we are so proud and lucky to have such wonderful people on staff! These are the amazing and talented people that make JVC one of the best places to be on a daily basis. Meet our work family below and come by for a visit to share the joy we feel each day!
Carol came to us from the dust bowl of Eastern Washington called Ephrata. She graduated from Spokane Community College in 2009 with her Associates of Applied Science Degree Cosmetology. After 5 years in the beauty industry she realized her professional calling was in an office setting to keep others organized and on task.
In her spare time she enjoys cooking, photography, and outdoor activities.
Kelly is a Kirkland native. She joined the Juanita Vision Clinic team in January 2016 as our front desk manager. We were unable to keep her in her seat and away from the frame selection process, which is why she is now training to be an optician. She will greet you with her great smile when you walk in the door and if you need an opinion on a frame she’s your gal!
In her spare time Kelly teaches hip-hop dance, enjoys exploring the Pacific Northwest and trying new things.
Anna is a Washington native who briefly lived in Utah. She joined Juanita Vision Clinic in July 2016 after 12 years of working in the beauty industry.
In her spare time Anna enjoys shopping, spending time with her daughter, going on day trips and hiking.
Lexi has been working in ophthalmology/optometry since 2014 and is a Certified Ophthalmic Assistant. She grew up in Georgia but moved to Washington in 2013 to be closer to her extended family in Vancouver, BC Canada. Lexi attended Western Washington University and graduated with a B.S. in Biology in 2016. When not at work, she is an avid reader, loves to snuggle with her cat Tilly, and practice yoga. Lexi also frequently visits her family in Skagit Valley and loves to walk through the tulip gardens in the spring.
Local to Kirkland, Ashley joined the Juanita Vision Clinic team in October 2017. After 9 years in the cosmetology industry, she has found her niche as an optician. She loves styling patients and helping them make the best choices with their eye wear. In her spare time she enjoys spending time with her children, reading, and cooking.