Michael Ham, M.D., FACS
Michael Ham, M.D., FACS, graduated from the University of Nebraska Medical Center, Omaha in 1994. As a medical student, Dr. Ham provided care at the University of Arizona Medical Center and at a community hospital and clinic in Belize City, Belize, Central America.
After graduating from medical school Dr. Ham was an intern at the Alton Ochsner Medical Foundation in New Orleans, Louisiana. He spent one month of this year staffing the only medical clinic located on the bay island of Utila, Honduras. Dr. Ham also received his specialty training in Ophthalmology at the Alton Ochsner Medical Foundation in New Orleans. During this time he studied at five different clinics/hospitals and under 22 different staff physicians. He received a very well-rounded education in ophthalmology using the latest technology and techniques.
Dr. Ham performs all types of eye surgery and lasers including no-shot, no-stitch, no-patch, no-pain cataract surgery. As a result, the cataract surgery takes less than 10 minutes to complete and it allows patients to see very quickly. After the surgery patients can return to their daily activities almost immediately. Dr. Ham also performs glaucoma surgery, plastic surgery and lasers for diabetics.
Dr. Michael Ham was born and raised on a farm in a small western Nebraska community. Prior to medical school, Dr. Ham attended the University of Nebraska, Lincoln where he graduated in 1990.
While receiving his specialty training in Ophthalmology in New Orleans, Dr. Michael Ham met and married his wife, and they now have two beautiful daughters and one handsome son. After looking all over the United States, Dr. Ham and his family decided to locate in the Prescott/Prescott Valley area, because of the friendly people and beautiful countryside. Dr. Ham is a hardworking family man who wants to serve the community and make the Prescott area his home.
Dr. Ham is a member of the American Academy of Ophthalmology, the American Medical Association, American College of Surgeons and the Arizona Medical Association.
Joanne Hopman, O.D.
Dr. Hopman attended medical school at the Pacific University College of Optometry after graduating from Northern Arizona University. She received her doctorate in 2006 with specialty contact lenses. While in Optometrics, she completed externships at Hickham Air Force Base in Hawaii, Barnet Dulaney-Perkins Eye Center in Arizona, and a family optometry practice, also in Arizona. Dr. Hopman is a member of the American Optometric Association.
Dr. Hopman was born in Prescott, Arizona, where she practices today at Kokopelli Eye Institute. She was married in 2006 and has a step-daughter.
Monica Stotler, O.D.
Dr. Stotler graduated Pacific University College of Optometry, Oregon in 2007. Her training included specialty courses that focused on binocular vision, developmental vision, and vision related learning disabilities. She completed internships at a refractive surgery center in Oregon (Teplick Custom Vision Center), Roseburg Oregon VA Hospital and a family practice.
Dr. Stotler completed her undergraduate studies at the University of Arizona.
She enjoys primary eye care and fitting contact lenses. Dr. Stotler’s professional memberships include Arizona Optometric Association, American Optometric Association, College of Developmental Optometrists and The Optometric Extension Program.
Dr. Stotler is known for her volunteer work with children, animals, the learning disabled, and in eye care. She is active with several animal rescues both locally and internationally. While in optometry school she was a member of Amigos Eye Care which provided eye exams and glasses to the needy in the United States and in 3rd world Countries. While in Oregon, Dr. Stotler worked with a team of doctors and students to provide free eye care and glasses for the athletes at the Special Olympics. She has also been actively involved with multiple school vision screenings.
Brad Packer, O.D.
Brad Packer, O.D. graduated from Southern College of Optometry located in Memphis, TN in 2003. He did internships at a private practice in Clarksville, TN and at the V.A. Hospital in Salem, Virginia. Dr. Packer joined the Navy during training and then served five years as a Navy Lieutenant providing eye care to active duty and retired members of our military as well as their families. He served three years at Naval Hospital Oak Harbor, WA. Then 2 years at the Marine Corps Air Station in Yuma, AZ in the Branch Medical Clinic.
Dr. Packer earned his undergraduate degree at Brigham Young University. While in college he met and married his sweetheart and they now have four beautiful children.
He enjoys participating in several sports (master of none), including: ultimate Frisbee, volleyball, soccer and basketball. Dr. Packer is a Green Bay Packers fan (of course).
Dr. Packer grew up mostly in southern AZ. In 2010 he and his family moved from Yuma to Prescott Valley to raise their young family in a ‘small town’ and to enjoy the mountain climate. Dr. Packer is fluent in Spanish.