Our Providers & Staff

The providers and staff at Kahana Oculoplastic and Orbital Surgery are known for their care and concern they show toward their patients before, during, and after each procedure. We want to help our patients look, see, and feel better. We aim to treat every patient as if they are a member of our own family.

Our Providers

Dr. Alon Kahana
M.D., Ph.D

Dr. Alon Kahana is an internationally renowned expert in orbital and ophthalmic plastic surgery. He also brings considerable experience to the care of more straight-forward concerns, including eyelid and facial cosmetic surgery. He performs over 250 orbital surgeries per year and hundreds of eyelid, lacrimal, and facial plastic surgeries. He has authored over 80 peer-reviewed publications and given hundreds of lectures in the U.S. and internationally.

Jane Spadaro
M.D., Pharm-D

Dr. Jane Spadaro is dedicated to providing exemplary patient care. Her meticulous attention to detail is a testament to her commitment to offering top-quality health services. She joined Kahana Oculoplastic and Orbital Surgery in July 2023 as a surgical fellow.

Sara Turner

Sara’s areas of expertise include eyelid malposition, tearing, thyroid eye disease, eyelid lesions, and the management of dry eyes and blepharitis. Sara has a calming demeanor and is exceptionally detail-oriented and patient-focused. Sara and Dr. Kahana work as a team, and you will often see them running clinics in parallel, consulting one another, and working together in the operating room.

Our Staff


Chelsi has been a Certified Ophthalmic Assistant since May 2022, however she has been working in Ophthalmology for 7 years. Outside of the office she can be found with her family and attending her childrens’ extracurricular activities.


Denae was born in Hawaii. At a young age her family relocated to Michigan. She attended high school and college here where she played volleyball. She wants to continue her education by attending PA school and then return back to Kahana Oculoplastic and Orbital Surgery as a PA-C.

Front Desk

Donna has 17 years experience of being a front desk receptionist in Ophthalmology. Donna enjoys spending time with her children and grandchildren. She prefers Michigan summers where she can be found on a pickleball court, in the water kayaking, or in the wooded areas going on a hike.


Jon is originally from Russia. Jon is a travel enthusiast. He has been to 49 out of the 50 states. Besides traveling, in his spare time, you can find him trying out new recipes in the kitchen, or outside practicing his photography skills.


Kristin is the Business Practice Manager. She loves learning new things and is even taking more college classes. Outside of work and school you can find her in the cheering section of her stepsons’ multiple extracurricular activities.

Sara C.
Technician / Surgical Scheduler

Sara C. has dual roles. Her primary role is a technician but she is also back up for our surgical scheduler. In her spare time you can find her in the kitchen, baking. She is also an avid hiker and recently took a solo out of state trip to hike.

Surgery Scheduling

Tatiana is originally from Panama. She has lived in 3 different countries. She previously worked as one of our technicians prior to making the switch to surgical scheduling. She is an animal lover, having 7 pets of her own.