Meet Our Team

13 Team Members
  • Dr. Vance Thompson

    Dr. Vance Thompson

    Ophthalmologist Surgeon

    Vance Thompson, MD is an internationally recognized specialist in laser vision correction and advanced cataract surgery as an ophthalmologist surgeon.

  • Our Team and Culture

    Our Team and Culture

    Our Vision Care Team

    Our ophthalmologists and optometrists work with a talented group of medical and front office staff to keep Vance Thompson Vision running smoothly.

  • Dr. Alison Tendler

    Dr. Alison Tendler

    Ophthalmologist Surgeon

    Alison Tendler, M.D. is a board-certified ophthalmologist specializing in the treatment of eye conditions, as well as aesthetic eyelid procedures.

  • Dr. John Berdahl

    Dr. John Berdahl

    Ophthalmologist Surgeon

    John Berdahl MD has been honored as one of the top eye surgeons in the world for his expertise in cataract, cornea, glaucoma and refractive surgery.

  • Dr. Michael Greenwood

    Dr. Michael Greenwood

    Ophthalmologist Surgeon

    Michael Greenwood, M.D. is a board-certified ophthalmologist specializing in LASIK vision correction and corneal surgery at our Fargo, ND location.

  • Dr. Russell Swan

    Dr. Russell Swan

    Ophthalmologist Surgeon

    Leading our Bozeman team, Dr. Russell Swan is passionate about providing his advanced surgical skills in ophthalmology regionally and internationally.

  • Dr. Brandon Baartman

    Dr. Brandon Baartman

    Ophthalmologist Surgeon

    Now leading the Vance Thompson Vision Omaha, NE office, is our fellowship-trained board-certified ophthalmologist surgeon, Dr. Brandon Baartman.

  • Dr. Doug Wallin

    Dr. Doug Wallin


    Dr. Doug Wallin appreciates seeing the difference he makes in his patients' lives through optometric services or pre- and post-surgical care.

  • Dr. Keith Rasmussen

    Dr. Keith Rasmussen


    Dr. Keith Rasmussen specializes in eye and vision care at Vance Thompson Vision and is very passionate about helping patients enrich their eyesight.

  • Dr. Justin Schweitzer

    Dr. Justin Schweitzer


    Proud to be an optometrist, Dr. Justin Schweitzer is excited to work closely with our experienced eye care team to help our patients in the Midwest.

  • Dr. Jason Schmit

    Dr. Jason Schmit


    Dr. Jason Schmit is well known as an advanced tertiary care optometrist who evaluates and manages adult patients for all oculoplastic surgeries.

  • Dr. Mitch Ibach

    Dr. Mitch Ibach


    In 2014, Dr. Mitch Ibach, one of our seasoned optometrists, joined Vance Thompson Vision to focus on anterior segment surgery care and pathologies.

  • Dr. Kayla Karpuk

    Dr. Kayla Karpuk


    Dr. Karpuk is an optometrist who has studied under Drs. Thompson, Wallin, Rasmussen, Schweitzer, Schmit, and Ibach to gain knowledge in the field.