Doctors & Staff
Meet the experienced and friendly doctors and staff who make Parkview Family Eye Center the leading provider of vision care products and services in Greeley.
Marcia Stauter, OD
Dr. Marcia Stauter grew up in eastern Colorado on a farm and ranch. She completed her undergraduate degree at the University of Colorado, Boulder and graduated from the Southern California College of Optometry where she received her doctorate of Optometry in 1985.
Tired of the crowds and wanting to be closer to home, she moved to Greeley and has been here ever since.
Dr. Stauter enjoys meeting and caring for all her patients and their families but especially enjoys taking care of children. She is an active member of the Colorado Optometric Assn., having served on a children’s vision task force over the last year. She continues to take courses to keep up with the new technologies and treatments available today regarding laser vision surgery, cataracts, red eyes, glaucoma, and children’s vision. She is certified in the fitting and caring of the CRT contact lenses which are ones that you sleep in overnight so you don’t have to wear glasses or contacts during the day. She has taken extra coursework to help patients who suffer from dry eyes.
She is married to Rick and they have three children, Alex, Rita, and Amy. They have also welcomed a new grandbaby to the family. Her hobbies include volleyball, golf, helping at the kids’ schools, and at St. Peter’s Catholic Church.
Dr. Mikula was born in eastern Colorado and graduated from high school in Custer County, Westcliffe, Colorado. She earned her bachelor degree in biology at the University of Colorado in Boulder in 1989. Dr. Mikula earned her Doctor of Optometry degree from Southern California College of Optometry in Fullerton, CA. in 1994. During her last year in optometry school some of her externships included the Colorado Optometric Center in Denver, Colorado which was primary care practice setting that included the use of therapeutics, contact lenses, vision therapy and low vision, the Center for the Partially Sighted in Santa Monica, California which specialized in low vision rehabilitation, and the private practice of Drs. Donald Getz and Gary Etting in Van Nuys, CA. which specialized in behavioral vision care with extensive therapy training, designing and implementing vision efficiency, vision perception, strabismus, and amblyopia programs with children and adults.
In 1994, Dr. Mikula entered private practice in Greeley, Loveland, and Ft. Collins, offering comprehensive family vision care, hard to fit contact lens services, pediatric and vision therapy for children and adults for vision related learning problems, strabismus, amblyopia and vision rehabilitation from head and brain injury. She purchased the Greeley practice in 1997. She is a member of the American Optometric Assn., Colorado Optometric Assn., Optometric Extension Program (OEP), and an Associate member of the College of Optometrists in Vision Development (COVD).
Outside the office, Dr. Mikula likes spending lots of family time with her husband, Marek, and son, Blake, gardening, playing the piano, singing, bicycling, rollerblading, and hiking in the mountains when time allows.
Jody came to us with many years of experience in helping people. She will assist you in finding the perfect pairs of glasses to help you see and look your best. If she doesn’t know the answer to your question, she will find out and let you know promptly. She is very friendly and enjoys getting to know all of our patients
She and her husband, Chris, enjoy spending time with their four children. Jessica, Christopher, Julieanna and Josielynn.
Diane has been part of our staff and front office team for over 6 years now. She also has paraoptometric knowledge and optical dispensing skills and gets to help out in all areas, be it pretesting patients, dispensing contacts, helping with frame selection and dispensing. She does it all with smile and friendly attitude.
She has become our primary insurance billing person and can help you with questions about coverage, payments,etc. Her knowledge is invaluable to us in this ever changing world of insurance.
Diane enjoys her time outside of the office with fiance, Larry, her two children, Tyler and Mindi, and two new grandchildren.
Diana – Vision Therapist
Diana has 35 years experience in health care, 25 of which have been as a college professor. She became interested in vision therapy during her grandson’s treatment. She was always frustrated when she couldn’t help students learn and couldn’t figure out why. Now she know why with most of them. She has been doing therapy with Dr. Mikula since 1999 and with Dr. Stauter since 2003. She loves working with kids and watching them blossom as treatment progresses.
Christie – Front Desk
Christie is the person who usually greets you either on the phone or at the front desk. She can answer question you have about our office, services, and insurance benefits. If she doesn’t know she will figure them out and let you know. Christie has been in customer service for over 25 years, with the last several years in optometry. She enjoys interacting with and helping people.
She has been married for over 3 years and counting to her husband Randy. They have two married daughters, Melissa and Heather, and five wonderful grandchildren whom they adore. She enjoys golfing, fishing, and anything to do with the mountains.
Lucy has been a certified optician for several years. She enjoys helping patient find the perfect eye wear and the best lens design to fill the prescription. She is very good at explaining the newest lens technology to help you find what will work best for your needs.
She loves to spend time with her two yellow Labradors that she calls her babies. She has five children and is very involved with her church.
Danielle is a technician for our doctors. She mainly does the pretesting with the patients, but helps in all areas including front desk, phones, dispensing contacts and scheduling appointments. She enjoys working with people and helping patients in any way she can.
In her spare time she loves being outside and going to new places. At home she enjoys time with her boyfriend and her two kittens.