Our Doctors

Our physicians are not only eye doctors, but surgeons as well. Each one of our doctors resides in the Lewis and Clark Valley, providing continuous local care to their community. Eye Care Specialists is proud to be celebrating our 30th anniversary of providing care to the LC Valley. We continue to perform thousands of outpatient procedures each year from our own surgery center. We work closely with our local hospitals and are the only ophthalmologists providing call through our local emergency rooms.

Dr. Mark Eggleston, MD

Mark Eggleston, MD

Biography

After growing up in Spokane, WA, and then obtaining his bachelor's degree from the University of Idaho, Dr. Mark moved to the Midwest to complete his post-baccalaureate and medical training. He and his wife Melanie moved to the Lewis-Clark Valley in 2001, and he then joined his father and clinic founder Dr. Richard Eggleston in practice. Dr. Mark and his wife have eight children, two boys and six girls, and stay heavily involved in local athletic, community, and church events. An avid sports fan, Dr. Mark also enjoys fishing, spending time on the river, and volunteering in the community. With over 18 years of experience practicing general ophthalmology, he looks forward to continuing to serve the LC Valley and surrounding areas.

Education

  • Undergraduate: B.S. Zoology 1990, University of Idaho, Moscow, ID.
  • Graduate: M.S. Parasitology 1993, Kansas State University, Manhattan, KS.
  • Medical School: 1997, Creighton University School of Medicine, Omaha, NE.
  • Internship: 1998, Creighton University, Internal Medicine
  • Residency: 2001, University of Nebraska Medical Center, Omaha, NE, Ophthalmology.

Certifications and Memberships

  • Board Certified by the American Board of Ophthalmology
  • Member of ASCRS
  • Member of Washington Academy of Eye Physicians and Surgeons.

Dr. Chad Bouterse, DO

Chad Bouterse, DO

Biography

Born and raised in Kenosha, Wisconsin "Dr. Chad" moved west to begin practicing with Dr. Mark Eggleston at Eye Care Specialists in 2010 after completing his medical education in Michigan. Loving the ample outdoor activities and beauty the Northwest has to offer, along with his wife Sally and two children Miles and Ella, he now calls the Lewis-Clark Valley home. In addition to practicing general ophthalmology, Dr. Chad is a trained corneal specialist. In his free time, he is an avid mountain biker, rock climber, and guitar player, and also enjoys hiking, snowboarding, fishing, and spending time with his family.

Education

  • Undergraduate: B.S. Double Major of Biomedical Science and Chemical Medical Science 1998 – Selected to St. Cloud State University Honors Program, St. Cloud University, St. Cloud, MN
  • Medical School: 2005, D.O., Michigan State University College of Osteopathic Medicine
  • Internship: 2006, Henry Ford Wyandotte Hospital
  • Residency: 2007-2009, Detroit Osteopathic Ophthalmology Consortium, Detroit, MI.
  • Conrnea Fellowship: 2009, Cornea Associates of New Jersey

Certifications and Memberships

  • Certified by the American Osteopathic Ophthalmology Board
  • Member of AAO, AOA, AOCOOHNS, WAEPS
  • Member of Washington Academy of Eye Physicians and Surgeons

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