Medical Eye Care



Michael L. Giese, OD, FAAO

Michael Giese, OD, joined Northwest Eye Surgeons in 2007, following extensive training in the treatment and management of ocular disease during his residency at the San Francisco VA Hospital. Dr. Giese has also been involved in clinical research, which has been published in multiple peer-reviewed journals. He participated in a volunteer mission to Lima Peru, and remains active in his community as a volunteer for SightConnection. Dr. Giese is currently an adjunct assistant clinical professor for Pacific University School of Optometry.

Dr. Giese loves spending time outdoors, whether it’s hiking, playing soccer, bicycling, or just taking in the local farmers' market with his wife and son.

Education and Training

University of California, Davis; BS Biology

University of California, Berkeley; OD

San Francisco Veterans Affairs Hospital, Optometric Residency

Professional Memberships

American Academy of Optometry

Snohomish County Optometric Society, president (2009-2011)

Optometric Physicians of Washington

"I enjoy the challenge of keeping up with current research and technological innovations, then figuring out how to implement this into my practice. Most of all, I cherish the relationships I develop with my patients and the trust they put in me to care for their eyes."