WAEPS Board of Trustees


Janet Chieh, MD

Rebecca Dale, MD
Immediate Past President

Hubert Pham, MD

Jacqueline Wong, MD


Kristi Bailey, MD
Stephanie Cramer, MD
Courtney Francis, MD
Jane Myung, MD
Hee-Jung Park, MD, MPH
Matthew Weed, MD


Committee Chairs/ Liaisons

Michael B. Brush, MD
AAO Councilor

Rahul Mandiga, MD
Chair, Young Ophthalmologists Section

Brian E. Bowe, MD
WSMA Liaison

K. David Epley, MD
Secretary-Treasurer of the Washington Eye Foundation

Kristi Bailey, MD
Chair, Membership

John Boden, MD
Military Liaison

Michael L. Gilbert, MD
Chair, Coding Seminar
Chair, Reimbursement/Payer Relations

Paul Griggs, MD
Chair, Annual Meeting

Rachel Reinhardt, MD
Chair, National AAO State of Affairs

Chair, Practice Management Seminar

K. David Epley, MD
Chair, Public Education & Information

Russell Van Gelder, MD, PhD
Chair, Univ. of Washington Liaison

Yewlin Chee, MD
Chair, Monthly Scientific Meeting Series

Aaron Weingeist, MD
Chair, Government Relations
Chair, Physicians EyePAC
President, Washington Eye Foundation


2021 WAEPS Slate

1. Kristi L. Bailey, MD


Kristi Bailey, MD, joined Northwest Eye Surgeons in 2006. Her practice is focused primarily on the treatment of cataract and medical retinal disorders. Dr. Bailey is certified by the American Board of Ophthalmology. She enjoys biking, hiking, dance and theatre arts, and spending time with her family.

Education and Training:

  • University of Texas at San Antonio; BS Biology, Cum Laude
  • Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX; MD
  • Legacy Emmanuel Hospital, Portland, OR; Transition Internship
  • Casey Eye Institute, Oregon Health Sciences University, Portland, OR; Ophthalmology Residency

Previous Experience: Dr. Bailey has training and experience with cataract, glaucoma, diabetic retinopathy and other retinal disorders, pterygium, non-complicated pediatrics, and oculoplastics patients.

Professional Memberships:

  • Oregon Academy of Ophthalmology, resident representative (2004-2006)
  • American Academy of Ophthalmology
  • American Medical Association

2. Matthew Weed, MD

 C.V. for Dr. Weed


3. Yewlin Chee, MD


C.V. for Dr. Chee


4. Jay Rudd, MD
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C.V. for Dr. Rudd


5. Megan McChesney, MD
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C.V. for Dr. McChesney