We make it a policy to ensure that all staff members are up-to-date on the latest technology and techniques to make your visit as comfortable and effective as possible.
As a Doctor of Optometry, part of my commitment to my patients is ongoing professional education. As technology and the world around us changes, I have to keep up-to-date, because I have to provide the best care possible for your eyes.
In September, 1987, Dr. Patrick Clements joined the practice. Pat was born in Iserlohn, West Germany, in 1963 when his father, a Canadian military man, was stationed there. His family returned to Canada in 1965 and he attended elementary and high schools in Oromocto graduating in 1981. He was active in student government, sports, and acted as a disc jockey. Pat spent two years in the Science program at U.N.B. after which he was accepted at the School of Optometry at the University of Waterloo. Dr. Clements graduated in 1987. Pat became the fourth partner in 1989 when Dr. Roach retired. Pat and spouse Nancy have a son, Noah along with two other children, Daniel and Sara. Dr. Clements’ community involvement revolves around his church in New Maryland. He enjoys badminton and woodworking. He has served as a councillor in the N.B.A.O. from 1996-7.
Dr. Michelle Lane began her career at our clinic in August 2001. Dr. Lane grew up in Weyburn, Sask. and Belleville, Ont. She obtained her Bachelor of Science and Doctor of Optometry degrees from the University of Waterloo. During her training, she had extensive clinical rotations at a large referral center in Baltimore, Maryland. Dr. Lane has a special interest in treating dry eye, taking extra training and chairing round table discussions with other optometrists. As well as practicing full scope optometry, she is excited to be able to offer an Ocular Surface Disease clinic here at Spectrum. Dr. Lane currently sits on the council of the New Brunswick Association of Optometrists. When she is not pursuing optometric interests Dr. Lane can be found, along with her husband Dr. Jeff Palk, accompanying their young children Chloe and Liam to various activities.
Dr. Jeff Palk joined the clinic in August 2001. Dr. Palk grew up in Fredericton, graduated from FHS, and attended the University of New Brunswick. He then went on to the University of Waterloo graduating with a Doctor of Optometry degree. His clinical training included an externship at a multi -disciplinary referral center in Baltimore, Maryland. He is a current member and past president of the Fredericton Lions club. Dr. Palk has sat on the provincial board of the CNIB since 2012 and has sat on and chaired various committees of the New Brunswick Association of Optometrists. Along with his wife, Dr. Michelle Lane, he has very a busy home life with his two young children Liam and Chloe. Dr. Palk enjoys curling, traveling and has agreed to try downhill skiing which may be their family’s next passion.
Dr. Tim Wiley joined Spectrum Vision Clinic in July of 2010. Dr. Wiley grew up on a grape farm in St. Catharines, Ontario. He completed his Bachelor of Science degree at Dalhousie University where he played varsity volleyball. At Dalhousie, he met his future wife Lauren, a Fredericton native. Dr. Wiley did his Doctor of Optometry degree at the University of Waterloo, which included a clinical externship in ocular disease training in Atlanta, Ga. Dr. Wiley enjoys being physically active. He has a busy family life with three young sons, and he enjoys assistant coaching roles with UNB women’s volleyball and his son’s soccer team.
Dr. Amanda Brown began her studies with a Bachelor of Science in Biology at the University of New Brunswick, which she completed in 2009. She then went on to complete her Optometry Degree, graduating from the University of Waterloo School of Optometry and Vision Science in 2013. Dr. Brown is a proud Frederictonian, Maritimer and Canadian, and is very grateful for the good fortune that allowed her to return to the hometown that she loves. Upon completion of her Optometry Degree in 2013, she began her work with us at Spectrum Vision Clinic, and she has been here ever since.