Our Providers

Dr. Heilman

Nathan P. Heilman, OD​​​​​​​

Dr. Heilman received his degree from Pacific University College of Optometry in Forest Grove, Oregon. While he enjoys all facets of eye care, Dr. Heilman is particularly interested in the management of eye diseases like dry eye and glaucoma. In addition, he enjoys the fitting of specialty contact lenses. Prior to joining River Valley Eye Professionals, Dr. Heilman practiced in Northampton, Massachusetts. He also served our country proudly as an officer in the United States Navy. He is an active member of the American Optometric Association and Minnesota Optometric Association. In his free time, Dr. Heilman enjoys spending time with his family, the occasional round of golf, and regular workouts at the gym.

Dr. Miliner

Garet Miliner, OD​​​​​​​

Dr. Miliner is originally from Apple Valley, where her parents still live today, and graduated from Apple Valley High School. She attended South Dakota State University where she received a scholarship to play Division 1 volleyball and graduated in 2017 with a Bachelor in Science degree. Dr. Miliner is a recent graduate from Southern College of Optometry in Memphis and is now living in Faribault with her husband and three dogs. In addition to eye care, she also loves playing intramural volleyball, pickleball, traveling, crocheting, and taking her dogs for long walks.

Dr. Amunrud

A native Minnesotan, Dr. Amunrud grew up in North Branch, MN and graduated from St. Cloud State University with a Bachelor of Science degree in Biomedical Science. She went on to receive her Doctor of Optometry degree from Indiana University in Bloomington, IN where she graduated with high honors. Prior to joining River Valley Eye Professionals, Dr. Amunrud has developed extensive clinical experience fitting specialty contact lenses and treating a wide array of ocular diseases. Dr. Amunrud is an active member of the American Optometric Association and the Minnesota Optometric Association. In her spare time, Dr. Amunrud enjoys reading, traveling, hiking, and spending time with family and friends.

Michelle J. Muench, MD


Northfield Eye Physicians and Surgeons (a division of Northfield Hospital)

​​​​Dr. Muench is certified by the American Board of Ophthalmology. She graduated from the University of Minnesota Medical School and completed her residency at the University of Texas-Southwestern. Dr. Muench is a native of Northfield; she is a graduate of Northfield High School and earned her undergraduate degree at Gustavus Adolphus College. Her eye practice includes cataract and lens implant surgery as well as eyelid surgery.

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