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Doctors & Staff

Meet the experienced and friendly doctors and staff who make Millard Family Eyecare a proud provider of vision care products and services in Omaha.

David Michaels, O.D.

Dr. David Michaels received his Bachelors of Science in Biology from Loras College in Dubuque, Iowa and earned his Doctor of Optometry degree from Southern California College of Optometry. He is a member of the American Optometric Association, the Nebraska Optometric Association, and past recipient of the NOA’s Young Optometrist of the Year Award. He has volunteered for several years with the Special Olympics Opening Eyes Program and is a member of the Vision USA Program.

He and his wife, Angie, enjoy spending time with their children Nathan and Elizabeth. Dr. Michaels and his family are active in sports, scouting and fishing.

Ellen Weiss, O.D.

Dr. Ellen Weiss earned her Bachelor of Science in Biology from the University of Nebraska at Omaha and her Optometry degree from the University of Missouri – St. Louis School of Optometry. She joined Millard Family Eyecare in 1995.

Dr. Weiss is president of VOSH/International and participates in VOSH mission trips yearly, traveling to developing countries and providing free eye exams and glasses. She also served for seven years as the coordinator and continues to volunteer for the Special Olympics Opening Eyes, where Special Olympics athletes are provided an eye exam and glasses if needed.

She is a member of the American Optometric Association, president of Nebraska-VOSH, past- president of the Heart of America Contact Lens Society, past-president of the Nebraska Optometric Association, and past-president of the Millard Lions Club. She and her husband, Carl, have three children and eight grandchildren.

Desinee Drakulich, O.D.

Dr. Drakulich, an Omaha native, graduated from Millard South High School and attended University of Nebraska at Omaha where she earned her Bachelors of Science in Chemistry. Subsequently, she continued her education at the University of Nebraska Medical Center in Neuropharmacology and went on to earn her Optometric degree with honors from the Pennsylvania College of Optometry in Philadelphia. She is a member of the American Optometric Association, the Nebraska Optometric Association and the American Academy of Optometry.

Our Opticians

Deb Gasper, Optician

Donna Sawyer, Optician

Lu Marquis, Optician

Our Doctor Assistants

Ingrid Peters, Doctor’s Assistant

Krystina Young, Doctor’s Assistant

Lacey Bird, Doctor’s Assistant

Nick Dargy, Doctor’s Assistant

Shane Sloderbeck, Doctor’s Assistant

Stacie Floersch, Doctor’s Assistant

Our Insurance & Billing

Michelle Kreber, Insurance & Billing

Our Receptionists

Alonna Carda, Receptionist

Goaler Yang, Receptionist

Kelly Bockelmann, Receptionist