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Our Optometrists

The optometrists and support staff at Orchard Park Optometry are committed to providing you and your family with the most convenient eye care experience possible. From our central location in the Orchard Park Mall to our evening and weekend appointment availability including Sundays, we do all we can to accommodate your busy lifestyle, while providing state-of-the-art family eye care.

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Dr. Mat Broschak in Kelowna

Dr. Mat Broschak

Mat Broschak is the proud owner of Orchard Park Optometry, which is now into its 14th year of service to our loyal patients! He graduated from the University of Calgary in 2001 with his Bachelor of Science and went on to complete his Doctor of Optometry training at the Illinois College of Optometry, graduating in 2005. His main focus is primary eye care for all age groups with a special interest in dry eye management and contact lenses, and he enjoys the education aspect of teaching patients all about vision care.

In his free time, he enjoys golf, biking, skiing and all the things the outdoors has to offer. He is an avid traveller and has been to places as far away as Japan and South Africa. OneSight, a non-profit organization that provides free eye care around the world for those less fortunate, is a particular passion of Dr. Broschak, and he has contributed his time at several clinics to provide free glasses and eye care for people in underprivileged countries.

Dr. Broschak has been listed on threebestrated.ca as one of the top three best Kelowna optometrists. View the listing here.

“Vision is a most precious gift and I will see it through to protect it for as many people as I can.”

– Dr. Mat Broschak

Dr. Keevn Otte in Kelowna

Dr. Keevn Otte

Dr. Keevn Otte joined Orchard Park Optometry in 2015, and became a partner in 2018. Keevn grew up in a small community in Minnesota, and graduated from St. Cloud State University with a degree in Biomedical Science and Chemistry. He attended Pacific University College of Optometry in Oregon, graduating in the spring of 2015 and receiving their 2015 Outstanding Clinician Award. He was also a member of the Beta Sigma Kappa Optometric Honor Society. Dr. Otte practices to the fullest scope of the profession, from pediatric care to chronic ocular diseases such as Macular Degeneration and Glaucoma. He also fits specialty contact lenses such as RGP’s, scleral lenses, and Ortho-K lenses for myopia control.

Dr. Otte also has also completed professional training in nutrition for prevention of chronic diseases such as diabetes, heart disease, and obesity. He is a founding member of the Society of Metabolic Healthcare Practitioners. Dr Otte believes that without proper nutrition our bodies cannot maintain optimal health, and when our health declines the risk for ocular disease increases. Keevn’s hobbies include golfing, snowboarding, and traveling with his wife, Bree. He also enjoys spending time outdoors camping, fishing, hiking, and adventuring.

Favorite quote: “Only once we focus on the root cause of an illness can we truly understand how to reverse the trends that caused it.”

Dr Snider

Dr. Jason Snider

Dr. Jason Snider started with our clinic in 2017, and became a partner in the practice in 2019. Originally from Red Deer, Alberta, Jason graduated with a Bachelor of Science from the University of Alberta in 2010. Three years later, after discovering his passion for optometry, Jason moved to Boston with his wife Rachelle where he attended the New England College of Optometry. He graduated from NECO in the spring of 2017 and was awarded membership to Beta Sigma Kappa, the International Optometric Honor Society. Jason is passionate about the connection between eye health and overall body health, and his goal is to enhance the lives of his patients by improving both. He believes the best recipe for providing outstanding eye care is to build lasting relationships based on a foundation of trust and mutual respect.

Jason is thrilled to be living in beautiful Kelowna! When he is not working, he enjoys the outdoors including hiking, camping and trail running with his wife. Playing sports and reading are also activities he enjoys in his spare time.

Favorite quote: “I think probably kindness is my number one attribute in a human being. I’ll put it before any of the things like courage or bravery or generosity or anything else…To be kind – it covers everything, to my mind. If you’re kind that’s it.”

– Roald Dahl

Dr. Jen Christman Kelowna

Dr. Jen Christman

Dr. Christman joined Orchard Park Optometry in 2012. She grew up here in beautiful Kelowna and graduated from Okanagan Mission Secondary School. She completed her Bachelor of Science degree with honours at the University of Victoria and her Doctor of Optometry degree with honours at Southern California College of Optometry. After practicing optometry in Seattle, Washington – she has returned to the wonderful Okanagan for good. Doctor Christman enjoys seeing patients of all ages but especially likes to take care of the pediatric population. She also takes a special interest in dry eye disease.

When she is not seeing patients Dr. Christman loves to spend time with family, friends, her dog Cambie and her new son Elliott. She also enjoys scuba diving, snowboarding at Big White, kayaking on Okanagan Lake and considers herself a travel enthusiast. Some countries she has already visited are: Australia, China, Thailand, Indonesia, Costa Rica, Greece, Italy, Spain, France, Switzerland, Ireland, Scotland, Austria, England, Germany, Czech Republic, Holland, Belgium, French Polynesia, South Korea, Cambodia, Mexico and throughout the Caribbean. Dr. Christman has also had the privilege to travel with OneSight, providing eye care to those less fortunate. She plans to do many more eye care missions and she is always looking for suggestions as to which country she should explore next!

“I strive to educate those around me about ocular health and hope to help people see the world more clearly.”

– Dr. Jen Christman

Katie Markin

Dr. Katie Markin

Katie grew up in Peachland and graduated from UBC-O with a BSc
degree in medical biochemistry. She went on to obtain her
Doctor of Optometry degree from the University of Waterloo in 2018,
where she was awarded the Eschenbach Low Vision Student
Award. She also completed an internship at the Detroit
Veterans Affairs Hospital where she worked closely with other
health professionals to provide high-level ocular care for American
veterans.

After graduation, Katie broadened her professional experience by
working in the Lower Mainland and North Coast areas, and now she is
happy to join the team at Orchard Park Optometry. She is ready to
settle down in Kelowna with her husband Paul, where she can indulge
in skiing at Big White, Okanagan wineries, lakes, and the extensive
hiking trails.

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Favorite quote: “The best way to predict the future is to create it”

– Peter Drucker

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