Meet Our Eye Care Doctors

Grant Aaker, M.D.

Dr. Grant Aaker graduated summa cum laude from Lewis & Clark College with honors in philosophy. He received his medical degree with honors in research from Weill Cornell Medical College in New York and interned at New York Hospital Queens medical center. He went on to complete his residency training at the prestigious Casey Eye Institute of Oregon Health & Science University.

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Kristen Clark, O.D.

Dr. Clark joined Clarus to provide primary eye care including routine eye exams, specialty contact lens service, treatment and management of ocular diseases, and co-manage post-operative care. She is originally from Illinois where she graduated from Illinois College of Optometry in Chicago in 2011. She was on the Dean’s List and a member of Gold Key and Beta Sigma Kappa international honor societies. She has worked alongside Ophthalmologists since she graduated, and has provided quality care in both surgical and non-surgical patients. When not in the office, Dr. Clark loves spending time with her two kids and husband, exploring, trying new restaurants, and staying fit and healthy.

Steven D. Reck, M.D.

Dr. Stephen Reck graduated cum laude from the College of the Holy Cross with a bachelor’s degree in physics. Following graduation, Dr. Reck was commissioned as a naval officer and served aboard a nuclear-powered attack submarine.

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Jane Myung, M.D

Dr. Jane Myung graduated from the University of Iowa with Honors in Biology and English. She went on to complete her medical degree at the University of Iowa. She then moved to New York and completed her internship in Internal Medicine at Montefiore Medical Center- Albert Einstein School of Medicine. She began her Ophthalmology residency training at New York University School of Medicine-Manhattan Eye, Ear and Throat Hospital where she served as chief resident during her final year. She went on to complete a surgical retina fellowship at Weill Cornell Medical Center in June 2011.

Penny V. Reck, M.D.

Dr. Penny Reck obtained a bachelor’s degree in linguistics and her medical degree from the University of Michigan. Following graduation from medical school, she interned at St. Joseph Mercy, Ann Arbor Hospital and began her residency training in ophthalmology at the University of Michigan’s renowned W.K. Kellogg Eye Center.

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Jay C. Rudd, M.D.

Dr. Rudd is Thurston County’s first board-certified cornea specialist and one of the few fellowship-trained refractive surgeons in the United States. He is a graduate of the University of California, Los Angeles and Philadelphia’s Jefferson Medical College where he graduated magna cum laude.