Our Staff

Administrative Team

Friendly and knowledgeable, our administrative personnel are the heart of our business operations.

Led by Practice Manager, Kathy Ribero, the Physician Administration Team provides patient appointment scheduling support, surgical schedule coordination and marketing services. This team, together with our skilled group of clinical and surgical technician teams, ensure the best possible patient experience and the finest possible care.


Practice Manager

The Offices of:
Peter A. Rapoza, M.D.
Dana Bastarache, O.D.
Kit Tung Ip, O.D.
Dannielle Richard, O.D.
Vivian Schafer, O.D.


Administrative Assistant
Patient Appointments/Scheduling


Administrative Assistant
Surgical Scheduling/Co-management


Administrative Assistant/Surgical Scheduling & Appointments


Administrative Assistant/Lasik Scheduling & Appointments

Ophthalmic Assistants/Technicians

Working under the direct clinical supervision and direction of Dr. Rapoza, our professional and expertly trained assistants and technicians assist our doctors during clinical examinations. They will meet and greet you during your appointment, obtain family and medical history information, perform required testing and provide instructions regarding medications, tests and procedures.

Nitza, COT

Certified Ophthalmic Technician

Amanda, COA

Certified Ophthalmic Assistant
VISX System Operator Certified

Christine H.

COT, iDesign Certified


Ophthalmic Technician, iDesign Certified

Christine C.

Sr. Diagnostic Technician