Dr. Rachael Barker received her Doctor of Optometry degree from the Illinois College of Optometry, with honors in all of her clinical coursework. After optometry school Dr. Barker went on to complete a residency program specializing in pediatric optometry, vision therapy and vision rehabilitation. She has had the opportunity to work in both clinical and academic settings.
Dr. Barker enjoys helping patients of all ages and walks of life with their vision needs but has a special enthusiasm for working with children and teens. In addition, she has participated in two optometric mission trips to provide glasses and eye health exams to patients in Guatemala and Morocco. She is an active member of the College of Optometrist in Vision Development, the American Optometric Association and the Optometric Physicians of Washington.
As a native of Issaquah, Washington, Dr. Barker is excited to be back in the Seattle area, closer to family and the beauty of the Pacific Northwest. Aside from her passion for optometry Dr. Barker enjoys baking, traveling and spending time with her family and friends.