Doctors & Staff
Dr. Jeff Binstock, DVM, OD
Dr. Jeff Binstock, DVM, OD joined Cascade Vision Center in the summer of 2016. He grew up in Southern California, graduating high school in Woodland Hills. He then went to the University of California, Santa Barbara where he majored in Aquatic Biology. After college, he then graduated Magna Cum Lauda from Western University’s College of Veterinary Medicine in Pomona, California. He was also given the distinct honor of being named “Who’s Who in Veterinary Medicine” among new graduates entering the field. After a brief time as a veterinarian, Dr. Binstock developed a strong interested in the eyes and ocular health. He made the decision to become an optometrist and has never looked back since.
Dr. Binstock attended the Southern California College of Optometry in Fullerton, California, where he was a member of the Beta Sigma Kappa Honor Society all four years. During school, he completed internships at the Eye Care Center in Fullerton, California, Pearl Harbor Naval Base in Honolulu, Hawaii, VA Las Vegas in Nevada, and Indian Health Services in Albuquerque, New Mexico. He then graduated Magna Cum Lauda and was awarded two excellence awards in both Ocular Disease and Primary Care Optometry.
After graduating, Dr. Binstock completed a competitive one-year residency in Primary Care and Low Vision Rehabilitation at Group Health Northgate in Seattle, Washington. Dr. Binstock is currently a member of the American Optometric Association, Optometric Physicians of Washington, and King County Optometric Society. He is also currently awaiting the opportunity to sit for Fellowship of the American Academy of Optometry.
In his spare time, Dr. Binstock enjoys weightlifting, sports, reading, and exploring the pacific northwest with his fiance’ and 8-year-old black Labrador Retriever. He has a passion for patient-centered care and feels that communication and compassion are vital attributes to any successful doctor. He looks forward to providing high quality eye care to the patients of Cascade Vision Center!
Benjamin D. Crowell, OD, FAAO
Dr. Crowell joined this practice in August 2012. A native of the Southeast, Dr. Crowell has worked 15 years in the eye care industry, beginning his career as a certified optician for six years prior to attending Optometry school where he graduated with Professional and Academic Honors.
He also trained at the prestigious Bascom Palmer Eye Institute before completing a Residency program at the Veteran’s Administration Hospital in Salisbury, North Carolina, where he also supervised and taught optometry students. After a few years of private practice on the East Coast and obtaining his fellowship in ocular disease/primary care, Dr. Crowell relocated to the Northwest. Please join us in welcoming Dr. Crowell. We are certain you will find him to be a thorough and capable provider with a pleasant and relaxed personality.
Jason A. Sifrit, OD, FAAO
Dr. Sifrit received his doctor of optometry degree from the Illinois College of Optometry in 2004. In 2005, Dr. Sifrit also completed a residency program at the Illinois College of Optometry with an emphasis on ocular disease where he supervised and trained optometry students. He received his undergraduate degree in Biology from the University of Iowa in Iowa City, Iowa, his home state.
Dr. Sifrit was most recently a member of faculty at the University of Florida Department of Ophthalmology where he became a Fellow in the American Academy of Optometry (FAAO) specializing in ocular disease management. In this clinical setting he participated in numerous clinical studies and has published multiple papers. He has practiced in a wide range of clinical modalities including, private practice, tertiary care centers, and hospital-based eye care in Alaska, Illinois, Georgia and New York. These experiences along with a humanitarian mission to Nicaragua have provided him with an opportunity to treat a vast array of eye conditions.
Dr. Sifrit is a member of the American Academy of Optometry, American Optometric Association, King County Optometric Society, and Optometric Physicians of Washington.
In his spare time, Dr. Sifrit enjoys spending time with his wife and two daughters, Maggie and Holly. He also enjoys traveling, hiking, camping, and golfing.