We strive to provide the highest quality professional eye care services and products to our patients. We seek to offer every patient a standard of customer care that is unconditionally exceptional in a friendly guest centered atmosphere. Through education, community service, and charity we connect with our community to serve and foster relationships.

Our Team

Dr Davis

Dr. Viktoria Davis

Optometrist

Dr. Davis grew up in Novato, California and graduated from Novato High School. She attended Gustavus Adolphus College in St. Peter, Minnesota and graduated magna cum laude with a degree in biology. Dr. Davis received her Doctor of Optometry degree with honors in 1999 from Pacific University College of Optometry in Forest Grove, Oregon. At graduation, she received both the Outstanding Student in Physiological Optics Award and the Outstanding Clinician Award. She completed an internship in pediatric eye care at the Children’s Eye Doctors in Redmond, Washington. Dr. Davis was named the “Minnesota Young Optometrist of the Year” by the Minnesota Optometric Association in 2005. She served on the Board of the Minnesota Optometric Association from 2010-2012 and is currently president of the South Central Optometric Society. She also serves as the Minnesota optometry representative to the Medicare Contractor Advisory Committee and serves on the Minnesota Optometric Association COVID-19 Advisory Board. She was honored to be named the “Minnesota Optometrist of the Year” by the Minnesota Optometric Association in 2021. She and her husband Steve live in Madelia and have two children, Katharine and Karl. In her spare time, she enjoys reading, sewing, and dancing with the Mankato Ballet.

Dr. Todd Gavin

Ophthalmologist

Dr. Gavin grew up in rural St. Clair, MN and graduated from St. Clair High School. He attended Mankato State University and graduated with a bachelor of science degree in biology. Dr. Gavin received his Doctor of Medicine degree at the University of Minnesota School of Medicine, followed by his general medicine internship at Methodist Hospital of Indiana and a residency in ophthalmology at Indiana University School of Medicine. Dr. Gavin received his American Board of Ophthalmology certification in 1994. He is currently serving as the acting Chief of Medical Staff at the Madelia Community Hospital & Clinic. Through his practice, Gavin Eye Consulting, Dr. Gavin provides surgical evaluations at Madelia Optometric as well as consultative care. He performs cataract and lid surgeries at the Madelia Community Hospital and Clinic. He and his wife, Karin, live in Mankato where they have raised their four children. His hobbies include racing homing pigeons, gardening, raising chickens and collecting small, antique Farmall tractors. Dr. Davis and Dr. Gavin have been working cooperatively to serve our patients since 2003.

Dr Gavin
Jackie

Jackie Goblirsch

Certified Paraoptometric Technician / Optician

Jackie grew up on the family farm outside Searles, Minnesota and graduated from New Ulm Cathedral High School. She has been working at Madelia Optometric since January 2012. Jackie started as the sole employee, primarily working the front desk. However, Jackie soon found a calling in the profession of Paraoptometric. With encouragement from Dr. Davis, Jackie enrolled in the online certified paraoptometric technician training program at Madison Area Technical College in Madison, WI. She completed her studies with honors alongside working full time and caring for her son as a single mother. Jackie received her CPOT from the American Optometric Association in 2015. Jackie can also be found in the optical where she helps select the right eyeglasses for your specific needs and works with patients regarding contact lens training and patient education. Jackie has served as the Paraoptometric Board of the Minnesota Optometric Association since 2014 and served as president in 2018. Jackie has also volunteered her time with the preschool in Madelia to develop and implement an effective and age-appropriate preschool vision screening program. Jackie received the Minnesota Paraoptometric of the Year Award in 2019 which recognizes an individual paraoptometric who has made outstanding contributions to the profession of optometry, patients, and the public. Jackie and her husband Rick live in New Ulm and have one child, Skyler. In her spare time, she enjoys being outdoors, bowling in the Gutter Dusters league, and spending time with her family and friends.

Jan Larson

Jan Larson

Bookkeeper

Jan, a native of Willows, California, has been working behind-the-scenes at Madelia Optometric since 2009. Jan works remotely from her home in Knoxville, Tennessee as our bookkeeper. Jan has extensive experience bookkeeping, working with the Knoxville Arts & Culture Alliance, Big Brothers Big Sisters of East Tennessee, and University of Tennessee Conferences. She and her husband, Bill, have two grown children, two children-in-law, and four wonderful grandchildren. They enjoy RV’ing (visiting different counties along the way), UT basketball, and their grandchildren.

Katharine Davis

Office Administration Facilitator

Katharine has been working at Madelia Optometric since January 2013. Katharine primarily works remotely, as she is attending Hampshire College in Amherst, Massachusetts, where she is double majoring in Gender Studies and Dance. In our office, we work hard to verify all patient insurance before the time of appointment so you have no billing surprises. Katharine is responsible for this verification. She is also in charge of reconciling accounts payables and posting insurance payments. While she is at home, Katharine is also our primary backup for other staff members. Katharine is an accomplished ballet dancer, and is an alumna of the Mankato Ballet Performing Company and now dances with the Five College Dance Department. Katharine also enjoys playing the violin, including with the Mankato Area Youth Symphony, the Mankato Symphony Orchestra, and the Smith College Orchestra.

Katharine

Karl Davis

Director of First Impressions

Karl has been working at Madelia Optometric since July 2014. His responsibilities originally started with shredding unnecessary paperwork. They have grown to include cleaning and sorting eyeglasses to be donated to VOSH Minnesota, keeping the optical inventory in check, verifying contact lens trial inventory, assisting in reconciliation of accounts payables, and preparing mailings. Karl has recently been promoted to our Director of First Impressions. You will frequently hear his voice on the phone and he is the wizard behind our text messaging. As well, he has recently taken over the website and is working on renovations and updates for it! Karl attends Minnesota Connections Academy, where he is active member of Student Council, the ballet club, the creative writing club, and is president of the National Junior Honor Society. In his free time, he loves 3D printing, playing the cello, dancing with the Mankato Ballet Company, and reading. Karl is also actively working toward his Eagle Scout with Boy Scout Troop 25.

Contact Us

  • (507) 642-3853
  • 115 Drew Avenue SE, Suite 201 Madelia, MN 56062
  • (507) 642-3854
  • info@madeliaeyes.com

Hours

Monday  9 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Tuesday  10 a.m. – 6 p.m.
Wednesday  9 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Thursday  10 a.m. – 6 p.m.
Friday  By appointment only
Saturday  Closed
Sunday  Closed