Meet Our Doctors

Dr. Michael Walker

Dr. Walker has been a Meadville resident since childhood, graduating from MASH in 1972. He spent time in the US Navy as an electronics technician, and attended Slippery Rock State College, the University of Maryland and Juniata College, graduating in 1981 with a BS degree in Biology/Psychology. He graduated from the Pennsylvania College of Optometry with a BS in Visual Science and Doctorate in Optometry in 1985, and returned to Meadville to take over the practice of Dr. Bill Wardian. He has maintained a thriving private practice in Meadville since then, taking on additional work with the Veterans Administration Hospital in Erie.

Outside interests include outdoor/nature photography and playing the drums - with local bands and for productions at the Academy Theater.

His wife Rita is a hospital pharmacist at Meadville Medical Center, and son Chris is a 2010 graduate of Mercyhurst College, working in the Hospitality industry at Caesars Palace, Las Vegas.


Dr. Sara Goss

A Meadville native, Dr. Sara graduated from Meadville Area High School in 2006 and then went on to earn her Bachelor’s degree in Biology from Penn State Behrend in 2010.

After graduating from Behrend, she enrolled in the optometry program at the Pennsylvania College of Optometry (PCO) at Salus University in Elkins Park, PA. At PCO, Dr. Sara received a thorough education that included intense didactic and extensive clinical experience.

Dr. Sara completed clinical externships in Primary Care, Ocular Disease, Pediatrics, and Contact Lenses. She graduated in May 2014 with honors, earning the Doctor of Optometry degree.

She has been practicing here at Crawford Eye Associates since June of 2014. She takes particular interest in ocular disease and prevention and enjoys working with patients of all ages! Dr. Sara enjoys spending her time with her husband and young son.