Dr. Slater is born and raised in Hilo. She is happily married to her husband, Corey. Together they have two cats named Winston and Butters. In her free time, she enjoys playing volleyball and watching Netflix and Hulu.

Rachel cropEducation:

  • Oregon State University
  • Pacific University College of Optometry
  • Residency with Pacific Cataract and Laser Institute
  • Ocular Disease in Residency at VAMC in Walla Walla, Washington


  • Well versed in children & adults
  • Ophthalmic emergencies
  • Post-operative care
  • Contact lens fitting


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Ludwig Ophthalmology Centre
47 Lanihuli Street
Hilo, Hawai`i 96720
Phone: 808-961-4711
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