Douglas J. Bosner, O.D.
Dr. Bosner received his Bachelor of Science from Marquette University in 1998 and his Doctor of Optometry from The Ohio State University College of Optometry in 2002. He completed a one year residency with The Erdey Eye Group of Columbus OH, specializing in the therapeutic treatment of eye diseases.
Though Dr. Bosner's post doctorate training focused primarily on the treatment and management of eye disease, he has a passion and interest in a full range of optometric care. He provides care to patients of all ages, including babies through the AOA's InfantSee program, children, adults, and seniors. Also a certified Wave contact lens fitter, Dr. Bosner fits difficult contact lens cases and Orthokeratology lenses (ortho-K) which studies out of OSU suggest may help slow the progression of nearsightedness in children and young adults.
Dr. Bosner is a member of the American, Ohio, and Central Ohio Optometric Associations.
Dr. Bosner lives in Upper Arlington with his wife, Deborah, and their son, Quinlan. Before settling in Arlington, Dr. Bosner was "born, raised and trained (BRAT)" in the army and spent much of his young life traveling the world which included a seven year stint in Germany. In his spare time, Dr. Bosner likes to volunteer his time to one of his favorite charities, The Ronald McDonald House.
James Bieber, O.D.
Dr. Bieber established Northwest EyeCare Professionals in the Tremont Center in Upper Arlington in 1968. Dr. Bieber, an Upper Arlington resident, was educated in the Arlington school system and attended Miami University. He received his Bachelors of Science and his Doctor of Optometry from The Ohio State University.
Dr. Bieber's professional experience includes three years as the optometry officer for Dyess AFB Hospital in Abilene, Texas, and twelve years as a Clinical Instructor at the Ohio State College of Optometry. He is a member of the American, the Ohio, and the Central Ohio Optometric Associations, Phi Gamma Delta social fraternity, Epsilon Psi Epsilon professional fraternity, and Beta Sigma Kappa, an international optometry honorary.
Julie A. Curtis, O.D.
Dr. Julie Curtis is new to Northwest EyeCare Professionals this year. For the past 15 years, Dr. Curtis has practiced optometry here in central Ohio (near Riverside Hospital) and has lived in Upper Arlington with her husband, Matt, and son Drew.
Like all of our doctors, Dr. Curtis graduated from The Ohio State University. In addition to being an associate at Riverview Eye Associates, she was also a Clinical Attending and Chief of Primary Vision Care for 7 years at The Ohio State University College of Optometry. She received the 2003-2004 Clinical Instructor of the Year award and has been published in an issue of the international publication Contact Lens Spectrum. She is a member of the Ohio Optometric Association and the American Optometric Association. Her special interests include anterior segment disease, diabetes and pediatrics.
Russell S. Fillmore, O.D.
Dr. Russell Fillmore joined Northwest Eyecare Professionals in 1996. Dr. Fillmore attended The Ohio State University where he graduated with a Bachelor of Arts in Physiological Optics and a Doctor of Optometry degree in 1990. During his training, he also served an externship at the Veteran's Administration Hospital Eye Clinic in Chillicothe, Ohio.
Dr. Fillmore travels extensively, and has attended eye conferences around the world. The experiences, interactions and education acquired from these travels have made the profession of Optometry both a passion and a pleasure. Besides working at Northwest EyeCare Professionals, he also works at his other office in northern Ohio and provides eyecare to the underserved prison population.
Dr. Fillmore lives in a "tiny home" in Victorian Village, and has two grown children, Miles and Harrison. In his leisure time, you might find Dr. Fillmore singing karaoke (pretty good singer, actually!). The remainder of his free time is spent travelling extensively and running half marathons.
Julie Gossard, O.D.
Dr. Gossard received her Bachelor of Science from Mount Vernon Nazarene University and her Doctor of Optometry from The Ohio State University College of Optometry in 2016. She completed her internship training through the Dayton V.A. Medical Center and Erdey Searcy Eye Group, an ophthalmology practice that focuses on cornea and cataract care.
Dr. Gossard has been working closely with NWECP as a technician since 2009. She has a passion for primary eye care and special interests in ocular disease and contact lenses.
She is a member of the American Optometric Association, the Ohio Optometric Association, and the Central Ohio Optometric Association. She also participates as a RealEyes presenter, educating school-aged children on the importance of eye care and eye safety.
Dr. Gossard was recently married. She and her husband, Justin, live in Hilliard.
Beth Travis, O.D.
Dr. Beth Travis graduated from Ohio State University in both 1994 and 1998, receiving first her Bachelors of Science and then her Doctor of Optometry degrees. During optometry school, Dr. Travis was a research assistant for OSU Managed Health Care Systems, studying primarily outcomes management.
Dr. Travis is a member of the TriVillage Lions Club, the Ohio Optometric Association as well as the American Optometric Association. She participates in the Realeyes program, designed to teach school aged children more about vision and eyesight. Dr. Travis also serves as a board examiner for NBEO, National Board of Examiners of Optometry.
Dr. Travis enjoys providing a range of care that spans the decades of one's lifetime: from InfantSEE for babies to pediatric, adolescent, adult and elderly eye exams, including low vision rehabilitation. As a 25 year veteran of contact lens wear, Dr. Travis enjoys fitting all modalities of contact lenses.
Dr. Travis lives in Upper Arlington with her husband, Greg DeNaeyer, who is an optometrist in downtown Columbus at Arena Eye Surgeons, and their two children, Ethan and Andrew.
Phillip Yuhas, O.D., M.S.
Dr. Yuhas received his Bachelor of Arts from the University of Notre Dame in 2010 and his Doctor of Optometry and Masters of Science from The Ohio State University College of Optometry in 2014. He is currently pursuing a PhD in Vision Science at Ohio State.
Dr. Yuhas is a member of the American Academy of Optometry, the Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology, the Ohio Optometric Association, and the American Optometric Association.
Dr. Yuhas's clinical and research interests lie in retinal disease. Specifically, he is part of a team working on developing a pupil-based test to rapidly detect certain retinal and neurological diseases, such as glaucoma and traumatic brain injury.
Dr. Yuhas lives in Pickerington with his wife, Emily, and two children.