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Doctors & Staff

Meet the experienced and friendly doctors and staff who make Deadwood Eyecare the leading provider of vision care products and services in Deadwood.


David Czerny, OD

David Czerny is proud to have been raised in the Northern Black Hills, and very excited to return home to live and work here. After graduating from Sturgis High School, he attended Black Hills State University where he pole vaulted for the BHSU track and field team. After BHSU, Dr. Czerny graduated from the Michigan College of Optometry with high distinction.

Dr. Dave loves helping people and truly cares for his patients. You can be certain that Dr. Dave will treat you as if you were a life-long friend or family member.

Dr. Dave has attained knowledge of the latest treatment options available in optometry for a wide variety of ocular conditions. He has competed internship training at the following sites:

Fort Meade VA, with training in:
Management of diabetic eye disease, dry eye, cataracts, age-related macular degeneration, and glaucoma

Michigan State Neuro-Opthalmology, with training in:
complex neurologic disorders, and their impact on the visual system,

Eaton Rapids Optometry, with training in:
pediatric vision care, developmental vision, contact Lens fitting, vision therapy, primary care optometry, and co-management of ocular surgeries

Lansing Ophthalmology, with training in:
contact lens fitting, primary care optometry and co-management of ocular surgeries


Jessica R. Czerny, O.D.

Jessica is excited to be back in Spearfish, where she graduated from Spearfish High School and attended Black Hills State for her undergraduate work. She is proud to say she is both a Spartan and a Yellow Jacket. She graduated from the Michigan College of Optometry with highest distinction as Valedictorian, and now is excited to be back in the beautiful Black Hills to practice. She will provide full scope optometric services.

Dr. Jess is nearly finished with her second degree in veterinary medicine! As a dual doctor in veterinary medicine and optometry, her impressive background gives her a strong understanding of how the body works and how your eyes are a window to your overall health. She enjoys educating people on how they can improve their vision and health through nutritional and life style counseling. She enjoys human and animal health care and plans to use both backgrounds for the rest of her career.

In her free time she loves dancing, cooking, and enjoying the outdoors with her husband Dave and their dog Elly. Her favorite outdoor activities include hiking, wake-boarding, mountain biking, and snowboarding.

She has completed training at the following sites:

Black Hills Regional Eye Institute, with training in:
LASIK co-management, primary care, contact lenses, management of a wide variety of eye disease, from uveitis to diabetes, and many more.

Grand Rapids Veterans Hospital, with training in:
Management of diabetic eye disease, dry eye, cataracts, age-related macular degeneration, glaucoma and other eye diseases.


Michael J. Guilbert, OD

Dr. Guilbert has been practicing Optometry for 37 year. He graduated from Indiana University School of Optometry in 1971. He is married to Susan. He has 3 daughters, 3 sons-in-law and he has 5 grandchildren.


Kami Serfling, OD

In order to keep up with patient demand, we are excited to announce that we have added another doctor to our team! It has not been a short or easy task, but after careful consideration we have selected Dr. Kami Serfling as our new associate in 2016. She is compassionate, friendly, and extremely competent in the field of eye disease and vision correction. She enjoys getting to know her patients and helping them achieve the best vision for their occupation and hobbies. Dr. Kami is proud to have spent time working with our US veterans in the VA medical system, during her time working at the VA hospital she gained valuable experience with a primarily older population learning how to diagnose and treat many ocular diseases including macular degeneration and cataracts. Dr. Kami attended the Michigan College of Optometry, where she graduated with high distinction in 2011. She and her husband have 3 children and they love spending time reading, cooking and enjoying all that the Black Hills have to offer. She is looking forward to serving our local communities!


Visiting Ophthalmologist

Dr. Stephen Khachikian

Dr. Khachikian is an ophthalmologist from Black Hills Regional Eye Institute in Rapid City, SD. As a service to our patients he comes to Deadwood monthly to see patients who would otherwise need to travel to Rapid City. Dr. Khachikian has performed extensive clinical research in the areas of keratoconus, corneal topography and endothelial keratoplasty. Dr. Khachikian specializes in all forms of corneal transplantation and regularly performs refractive and cataract surgery including the use of toric and multifocal intraocular lenses.


Kate Thompson

Office manager


Cheryl Rogers

Cheryl is our Front Desk Receptionist. She has been with our office for over 25 years and can answer any questions you may have or direct you to a co-worker who can.


Dianna Sjomeling

Dianna is our Optician. She has been with us for 26 years, and is well versed on the latest optical features.


Sheri Williams, Cindy James, and Courtney Chase

Cindy and Sheri, our technicians, can answer any Contact Lens questions, as well as, any questions concerning diagnostic testing.