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 Alabama

Birmingham VAMC
(VISN: 7  station: 521)
Optometry (112C)
700 South 19th Street
Birmingham, AL 35233
Low Vision Clinic
Blind Rehabilitation Center
Geriatric Research Education and Clinical Center program
Residency Program:
Resident Per Year: 3
Speciality: Geriatric Optometry/Low Vision Rehabilitation
Residency Coordinator: Bethany Martinez, OD
Resident Affiliated Institutions:  UABSO  
Research Fellowship Training Program
Fellowship Program Coordinator: Lyman Norden, OD
Number of 1st year fellows/year: 1
Number of 2nd year fellows/year: 1
Fellowship training areas: Geriatrics, Health Services Research and Development, Ocular Disease, Visual Impairment and Low Vision Rehabilitation
Affiliated Institution: UAB
Student Program:
Student Coordinator: Lisa S. Bowerman, OD
Student Affiliated Institution Student/Rotation Duration Total Student/Year
UAB 4 9 weeks 20
 
Dr. Lisa S. Bowerman
Job Title: Staff Optometrist
Degree(s): OD
Part-time (0.875 FTEE)
Phone: (205) 933-8101 x 3265
Email:  lisa.bowermanat signva.gov
Faculty:  UAB (Adjunct assistant professor)
               
Member:  AAO Fellow
                
Residency Trained: VA
 
Dr. John A. Essinger
Job Title: Staff Optometrist
Degree(s): OD, MS
Part-time (5hr/wk)
Phone: (205) 933-8101 x 3265
Email:  john.essingerat signva.gov
Faculty:  UAB (Clinical assistant professor)
               
Member:  AOA
                
Residency Trained: VA
 
Dr. Patti W. Fuhr
Job Title: Director, Low Vision Optometry
Degree(s): OD, PhD
Full-time
Phone: (205) 933-8101 x 5105
             (205) 933-8101 x 3266
Fax: (205) 558-7060
Email:  patti.fuhrat signva.gov
Faculty:  UAB (Adjunct associate professor)
               
Member:  AAO Fellow
                 AFOS
                 AOA
                 ARVO
                 NAVAO
                 VOSH
                
Residency Trained: VA (Residency Specialty: Geriatric Optometry, Low Vision Rehabilitation)
Advanced Clinic Access Coordinator: Local VA Facility
Research: Principal Investigator , Co-principal Investigator
 
Dr. Lyman C. Norden
Job Title: Chief
Degree(s): OD, MS
Full-time
Phone: (205) 933-8101 x 3253
Fax: (205) 558-7026
Email:  lyman.nordenat signva.gov
Faculty:  UAB (Adjunct associate professor)
               
Member:  AAO Fellow
                 AFOS
                 AOA
                 NAVAO
                
Teleretinal Imaging Coordinator: Local VA Facility
Optometry Field Advisory Committee Member
 
Dr. Eric Tidmore
Job Title: Staff Optometrist
Degree(s): OD
Phone: 205-933-8101 x 5123
Email:  eric.tidmoreat signva.gov
Member:  NAVAO
                
 
Tuscaloosa VAMC
(VISN: 7  station: 679)
Optometry (123)
3701 East Loop Road
Tuscaloosa, AL 35404
Residency Program:
Resident Per Year: 2
Speciality: Hospital-Based Optometry/Primary Eye Care
Residency Coordinator: Nathan Whitaker, OD
Resident Affiliated Institutions:  UABSO  
Student Program:
Student Coordinator: Nathan Whitaker, OD
Student Affiliated Institution Student/Rotation Duration Total Student/Year
UAB 2 10 weeks 12
ICO 1 10 weeks 12
 
Dr. Roy Thompson
Job Title: Chief
Degree(s): OD
Full-time
Phone: (205) 554-2847
Fax: (205) 554-4628
Email:  roy.thompsonat signva.gov
Member of the VA Optometry Professional Standards Board
Faculty:  UAB (Clinical associate professor)
               
Member:  AAO Fellow
                 AFOS
                 AMSUS
                 NAVAO
                
 
Dr. Nathan Allen Whitaker
Job Title: Staff Optometrist
Degree(s): OD
Full-time
Phone: (205) 554-2847
Fax: (205) 554-4628
Email:  nathan.whitakerat signva.gov
Faculty:  ICO (Adjunct associate professor)
                UAB (Clinical associate professor)
               
Member:  AAO Fellow
                
Residency Trained: VA
 

 Alaska

No Optometrists found.

 Arizona

Tucson VAMC
Southern Arizona VA Healthcare System
(VISN: 18  station: 678)
Optometry (2-112A)
3601 S. 6th Avenue
Tucson, AZ 85723
Low Vision Clinic
Blind Rehabilitation Center
Polytrauma Rehabilitation Network Site
Geriatric Research Education and Clinical Center program
Residency Program:
Resident Per Year: 4
Speciality: Ocular Disease/Low Vision Rehabilitation
Residency Coordinator: Gregory S. Wolfe, OD, MPH
Resident Affiliated Institutions:  SCCOMBK  
Student Program:
Student Coordinator: Alyon Wasik, OD
Student Affiliated Institution Student/Rotation Duration Total Student/Year
SCCOMBK 2 12 weeks 8
SUNY 2 12 weeks 8
TOSU 1 12 weeks 4
 
Dr. Carla Engelke
Job Title: Staff Optometrist
Degree(s): OD
Full-time
Phone: (520) 792-1450 x 5419
Fax: (520) 838-5636
Email:  carla.engelkeat signva.gov
Faculty:  SUNY (Adjunct assistant clinical professor)
                SCCOMBK (Assistant clinical professor)
                TOSU (Assistant clinical professor)
               
Member:  AAO Fellow
                 AFOS
                 AOA
                 NAVAO
                
Residency Trained: VA (Residency Specialty: Low Vision Rehabilitation, Primary Eye Care)
ACMO certified
 
Dr. Amy Lyn Grimes
Job Title: Program Director
Degree(s): OD
Full-time
Phone: (520) 792-1450 x 2955
Fax: (520) 838-3656
Email:  amy.grimesat signva.gov
Faculty:  SUNY (Adjunct clinical professor)
                SCCOMBK (Assistant professor)
                TOSU (Clinical assistant professor)
               
Member:  AAO Fellow
                 AFOS
                 AOA
                 NAVAO
                
Residency Trained: VA (Residency Specialty: Low Vision Rehabilitation, Primary Eye Care)
ACMO certified
 
Dr. Dawn Messer
Degree(s): OD
Consultant (C&P)
Phone: (520) 792-5190
Email:  Dawnat signeyes.az.edu
Member:  AAO Fellow
                 AOA
                
 
Dr. Huey-Fen Song
Job Title: Staff Optometrist
Degree(s): OD
Part-time (5/8 FTEE)
Phone: (520) 792-1450 x 6551
Fax: (520) 629-4712
Email:  huey-fen.songat signva.gov
Faculty:  SUNY (Adjunct clinical professor)
                SCCOMBK (Assistant professor)
                TOSU (Clinical assistant professor)
               
Member:  AAO Fellow
                 AFOS
                 AOA
                 NAVAO
                
Residency Trained: VA (Residency Specialty: Primary Eye Care/Low Vision Rehabilitation)
ACMO certified
 
Dr. Alyon J. Wasik
Job Title: Staff Optometrist
Degree(s): OD
Full-time
Phone: (520) 792-1450 x 2954
Fax: (520) 838-3656
Email:  alyon.wasikat signva.gov
Faculty:  SUNY (Adjunct assistant professor)
                TOSU (Adjunct assistant professor)
                SCCOMBK (Assistant professor)
               
Member:  AAO Fellow
                 AFOS
                 AOA
                 NAVAO
                
Residency Trained: VA (Residency Specialty: Primary Eye Care)
ACMO certified
Optometry VISN Mentor
Research: Other
 
Dr. Gregory S. Wolfe
Job Title: Staff Optometrist, Residency Coordinator
Degree(s): OD, MPH
Full-time
Phone: (520) 792-1450 x 5419
Fax: (520) 838-3656
Email:  gregory.wolfeat signva.gov
Faculty:  SUNY (Adjunct assistant clinical professor)
                SCCOMBK (Assistant professor)
                OSU (Clinical assistant professor)
               
Member:  AAO Fellow
                 AFOS
                 AOA
                 APHA
                 NAVAO
                
Residency Trained: VA (Residency Specialty: Ocular Disease)
ACMO certified
 

 Arkansas

No Optometrists found.

 California

Fresno VA Medical Center
Central California Health Care System
(VISN: 21  station: 570)
Optometry Section (112-Opt)
2615 E. Clinton Avenue
Fresno, CA 93703
Low Vision Clinic
Residency Program:
Resident Per Year: 3
Speciality: Primary Eye Care
Residency Coordinator: Deana Lum, OD
Resident Affiliated Institutions:  UCB  
Student Program:
Student Coordinator: Drew Aldrich, OD, MS
Student Affiliated Institution Student/Rotation Duration Total Student/Year
UCB 2 10 weeks 10
NECO 1 12 weeks 4
PUCO 2 12 weeks 8
 
Dr. Drew Aldrich
Job Title: Staff Optometrist
Degree(s): OD, MS
Full-time
Phone: (559) 225-6100 x 5101
Email:  drew.aldrichat signva.gov
Pager: (559) 279-7272
Faculty:  NECO (Adjunct faculty)
                PUCO (Adjunct faculty)
               
Member:  AAO Fellow
                 NAVAO
                
Residency Trained: VA (Residency Specialty: Ocular Disease)
 
Dr. Alvaro J. Castillo
Job Title: Staff Optometrist
Degree(s): OD
Full-time
Phone: (559)225-6100 x 5101
Fax: (559) 771-6206
Email:  alvaro.castilloat signva.gov
Pager: (559) 771-6206
Faculty:  NECO (Adjunct faculty)
                PUCO (Adjunct faculty)
               
Member:  NAVAO
                
Residency Trained: VA (Residency Specialty: Primary Eye Care)
 
Dr. Nicholas T. Chan
Job Title: Staff Optometrist
Degree(s): OD
Part-time
Phone: 559-225-6100 x 5101
Fax: 559-228-5309
Email:  nicholas.chanat signva.gov
Faculty:  NECO (Adjunct faculty)
                PUCO (Adjunct faculty)
                UCB (Adjunct faculty)
               
 
Dr. James Esposito
Job Title: Staff Optometrist
Degree(s): OD
Full-time
Phone: (559) 225-6100 x 5101
Fax: (559) 228-5309
Email:  james.espositoat signva.gov
Pager: (559) 771-3812
Faculty:  PUCO (Adjunct assistant clinical professor)
                NECO (Adjunct clinical faculty)
               
Member:  AAO Fellow
                 AOA
                 NAVAO
                
Residency Trained: VA (Residency Specialty: Ocular Disease)
 
Dr. Deana E. Lum
Job Title: Chief
Degree(s): OD
Full-time
Phone: (599) 225-6100 x 5101
Fax: (559) 228-5309
Email:  deana.lum2at signva.gov
Pager: (559)771-3629
Faculty:  PUCO (Adjunct assistant clinical professor)
                NECO (Adjunct clinical faculty)
                UCB (Clinical instructor)
               
Member:  AAO Fellow
                 AFOS
                 AOA
                 NAVAO
                
Residency Trained: VA (Residency Specialty: Low Vision Rehabilitation, Primary Eye Care)
Teleretinal Imaging Coordinator: Local VA Facility
 
Los Angeles Ambulatory Care Center
Greater Los Angeles Healthcare System (GLAHS)
(VISN: 22  station: 691GE)
Optometry (112-C)
351 E. Temple Street
Los Angeles, CA 90012
Low Vision Clinic
Residency Program:
Resident Per Year: 1
Speciality: Ocular Disease/Low Vision Rehabilitation
Residency Coordinator: Chang H. Kim, OD
Resident Affiliated Institutions:  SCCOMBK  
Student Program:
Student Coordinator: Chang H. Kim, OD
Student Affiliated Institution Student/Rotation Duration Total Student/Year
SCCOMBK 4 12 weeks 16
 
Dr. Chang H. Kim
Job Title: Chief
Degree(s): OD
Full-time
Phone: (213) 253-2677 x 4624
Fax: (213) 253-5123
Email:  chang.kimat signva.gov
Pager: (310) 362-0179 55567
Faculty:  SCCOMBK (Assistant professor)
               
Member:  AAO Fellow
                 AOA
                 NAVAO
                
Residency Trained: VA (Residency Specialty: Low Vision Rehabilitation, Ocular Disease)
 
Palo Alto VA Healthcare System
VA Palo Alto Healthcare System
(VISN: 21  station: 640)
Optometry (112/OP)
3801 Miranda Avenue
Palo Alto, CA 94304
Visual Impairment Center To Optimize Remaining Sight (VICTORS)
Low Vision Clinic
Blind Rehabilitation Center
Polytrauma Rehabilitation Center
Residency Program:
Resident Per Year: 4
Speciality: Brain Injury Vision Rehabilitation, Primary Eye Care/Low Vision Rehabilitation
Residency Coordinator: David Yang, OD
Resident Affiliated Institutions:  UCB  
Research Fellowship Training Program
Fellowship Program Coordinator: Gregory Goodrich, PhD
Number of 1st year fellows/year: 1
Number of 2nd year fellows/year: 1
Fellowship training areas: Dual Sensory Impairment, Gerontology, Rehabilitation Research and Development, Telemedicine, Visual Impairment and Low Vision Rehabilitation
Affiliated Institution: UCB
Student Program:
Student Coordinator: Katherine Portugal, OD
Student Affiliated Institution Student/Rotation Duration Total Student/Year
UCB 2 10 weeks 5-10*
ICO 2 12 weeks 0-4*
SCCOMBK 1 12 weeks 0-4*
Salus University 1 12 weeks 0-4*
 
Dr. Heidi Flyg
Job Title: Staff Optometrist
Degree(s): OD
Full-time
Phone: (650) 493-5000 x 69906
Fax: (650) 496-2529
Email:  heidi.flygat signva.gov
Fellowship Trained: Visual Impairment and Low Vision Rehabilitation
Residency Trained: VA (Residency Specialty: Primary Eye Care/Low Vision Rehabilitation)
Research: Co-investigator
 
Dr. Marge Geronimo
Job Title: Staff Optometrist
Degree(s): OD
Part-time (M @ PAD, T @ LIV)
Phone: (650) 493-5000 x 64377
Fax: (650) 849-0145
Email:  marge.geronimoat signva.gov
            geronimo.margarita_aat signpalo-alto.va.gov
Faculty:  SCCOMBK (Adjunct faculty)
               
Member:  AOA
                 NAVAO
                
Residency Trained: VA (Residency Specialty: Primary Eye Care/Low Vision Rehabilitation)
ACMO certified
 
Dr. Shanida P. Ingalla
Job Title: Staff Optometrist
Degree(s): OD
Full-time
Phone: (650) 493-5000 x 62020
Fax: (650) 849-0145
Email:  shanida.ingallaat signva.gov
Faculty:  ICO (Adjunct assistant professor)
               
Member:  AOA
                
Residency Trained: VA (Residency Specialty: Low Vision Rehabilitation, Primary Eye Care)
 
Dr. Jennine Kirby
Job Title: Acting Chief, Optometry
Degree(s): OD
Part-time (4 days)
Phone: (650) 493-5000 x 64377
Fax: (650) 496-2529
Email:  jennine.kirbyat signva.gov
Faculty:  UCB (Clinical instructor)
               
Residency Trained: VA (Residency Specialty: Primary Eye Care/Low Vision Rehabilitation)
 
Dr. Katherine Portugal
Job Title: Staff Optometrist
Degree(s): OD
Part-time (Mon.-Th. and every
Phone: (650) 493-5000 x 62026
Fax: (650) 849-0145
Email:  katherine.portugalat signva.gov
Faculty:  SCCOMBK (Adjunct faculty)
               
Member:  AAO Fellow
                
Residency Trained: VA (Residency Specialty: Primary Eye Care/Low Vision Rehabilitation)
 
Dr. Lee Vien
Job Title: Staff Optometrist
Degree(s): OD
Full-time
Phone: (650) 493-5000 x 62026
             (650) 493-5000 x 43659
Fax: (650) 849-0145
Email:  lee.vienat signva.gov
Faculty:  SCCOMBK (Adjunct faculty)
                UCB (Adjunct faculty)
               
Member:  AAO Fellow
                 NAVAO
                
Residency Trained: VA (Residency Specialty: Primary Eye Care/Low Vision Rehabilitation)
 
Dr. Jeremy Walz
Job Title: Staff Optometrist
Degree(s): OD
Full-time
Phone: (650) 493-5000 x 67277
Email:  jeremy.walzat signva.gov
Member:  AOA
                
Fellowship Trained: TBI/Polytrauma Clinical Optometry
Residency Trained: VA (Residency Specialty: Ocular Disease)
Research: Co-investigator
 
Dr. David Yang
Job Title: Staff Optometrist
Degree(s): OD, FAAO
Full-time
Phone: (650) 493-5000 x 62026
Fax: (650) 849-0145
Email:  david.yangat signva.gov
Faculty:  UCB (Clinical associate professor)
               
Member:  AAO Fellow
                 ACOE
                 AFOS
                 AOA
                 NAVAO
                
Residency Trained: VA (Residency Specialty: Geriatric Optometry, Hospital-Based Optometry)
ACMO certified
 
San Francisco VAMC
(VISN: 21  station: 662)
Eye Clinic (112A)
4150 Clement Street
San Francisco, CA 94121
Low Vision Clinic
Residency Program:
Resident Per Year: 3
Speciality: Primary Eye Care
Residency Coordinator: Andrew Mick, OD
Resident Affiliated Institutions:  UCB  
Student Program:
Student Coordinator: Andrew Mick, OD
Student Affiliated Institution Student/Rotation Duration Total Student/Year
UCB 2 10 weeks 10
 
Dr. Bernard J. Dolan
Job Title: Staff Optometrist / residency coordinator
Degree(s): OD, MS
Full-time
Phone: (415) 221-4810 x 2683
Fax: (415) 750-2181
Email:  bernard.dolanat signva.gov
Faculty:  UCB (Clinical professor)
               
Member:  AAO Fellow
                 AFOS
                 AMSUS
                 AOA
                 NAVAO
                
Residency Trained: VA (Residency Specialty: Hospital-Based Optometry, Rehabilitative Optometry)
 
Dr. Andrew Mick
Job Title: Staff Optometrist
Degree(s): OD
Full-time
Phone: (415) 221-4810 x 4606
Fax: (415) 750-2181
Email:  andrew.mickat signmed.va.gov
Pager: (415) 708-9442
Faculty:  UCB (Clinical assistant professor)
                UCSF Department of Ophthalmology (Lecturer)
               
Member:  AAO Fellow
                 AFOS
                 AOA
                 NAVAO
                
Residency Trained: Non VA (Residency Specialty: Ocular Disease)
ACMO certified
Advanced Clinic Access Coordinator: Local VA Facility
Research: Co-principal Investigator
 
West Los Angeles VA Healthcare Center
Greater Los Angeles Healthcare System (GLAHS)
(VISN: 22  station: 691)
Optometry Dept. (123) / Eye Care Center, Bldg. 304
11301 Wilshire Blvd.
Los Angeles, CA 90073
Visual Impairment Services Outpatient Rehabilitation (VISOR) program
Low Vision Clinic
Polytrauma Rehabilitation Center
Geriatric Research Education and Clinical Center program
Residency Program:
Resident Per Year: 4
Speciality: Primary Eye Care/Geriatic Optometry
Residency Coordinator: Pauline F. Ilsen, OD
Resident Affiliated Institutions:  SCCOMBK  
Student Program:
Student Coordinator: Pauline F. Ilsen, OD
Student Affiliated Institution Student/Rotation Duration Total Student/Year
SCCOMBK 4 12 weeks 16
 
Dr. David C. Bright
Job Title: Chief, Optometry GLAHS
Degree(s): OD
Full-time
Phone: (310) 268-3332
Fax: (310) 268-3780
Email:  david.brightat signva.gov
Pager: 5951
Faculty:  SCCOMBK (Professor)
               
Member:  AAO Fellow
                 AOA
                 NAVAO
                
 
Dr. Pauline F. Ilsen
Job Title: Associate Chief
Degree(s): OD
Full-time
Phone: (310) 478-3711 x 42356
Fax: (310) 268-3780
Email:  pauline.ilsenat signva.gov
Faculty:  SCCOMBK (Assoc professor)
               
Member:  AAO Fellow
                 AOA
                 NAVAO
                
Residency Trained: VA (Residency Specialty: Geriatric Optometry)
ACMO certified
Optometry VISN Mentor
Optometry VISN Consultant Member
 
Dr. Teresa Lim
Job Title: Staff Optometrist/Low Vision Optometrist
Degree(s): OD
Full-time
Phone: 310-478-3711 x 40324
Fax: 310-268-4918
Email:  teresa.limat signva.gov
Faculty:  SCCOMBK (Adjunct faculty)
               
Residency Trained: VA (Residency Specialty: Geriatric Optometry, Low Vision Rehabilitation, Primary Eye Care)
ACMO certified
 

 Colorado

No Optometrists found.

 Connecticut

Newington Campus
VA Connecticut Health Care System
(VISN: 1  station: 689A4)
Optometry Section (182)
555 Willard Ave.
Newington, CT 06111
Residency Program:
Resident Per Year: 4
Speciality: Primary Eye Care
Residency Coordinator: Sharon Bisighini, OD
Resident Affiliated Institutions:  NECO  
Student Program:
Student Coordinator: Leonard Oshinskie, OD, (ICO and Salus) and Richard Sui, OD (NECO and SUNY)
Student Affiliated Institution Student/Rotation Duration Total Student/Year
Salus University 2 12 weeks 12
NECO 2 12 weeks 8
ICO 2 12 weeks 8
SUNY 2 12 weeks 4
 
Dr. Sharon Bisighini
Job Title: Staff Optometrist
Degree(s): OD
Full-time
Phone: (860) 667-6742
Fax: (860) 667-6833
Email:  sharon.bisighiniat signva.gov
Faculty:  ICO (Adjunct clinical instructor)
                NECO (Adjunct clinical professor)
                SUNY (Adjunct clinical professor)
               
Member:  NAVAO
                
Residency Trained: VA
ACMO certified
 
Dr. Christine Burke
Job Title: Staff Optometrist
Degree(s): OD
Full-time
Phone: (203) 932-5711 x 2760
Fax: (203) 937-4739
Email:  christine.burke2at signva.gov
Faculty:  NECO (Adjunct clinical faculty)
               
Member:  AOA
                
 
Dr. Cheryl B. Haskes
Job Title: Staff Optometrist
Degree(s): OD
Part-time (0.8 FTEE)
Phone: (860) 667-6742
             (203) 932-5711 x 2760
Fax: (860) 667-6833
Email:  cheryl.haskesat signva.gov
Faculty:  ICO (Adjunct clinical professor)
                NECO (Adjunct clinical professor)
                SUNY (Adjunct clinical professor)
               
Member:  AOA
                 NAVAO
                
Residency Trained: VA (Residency Specialty: Primary Eye Care)
ACMO certified
 
Dr. David Imondi
Job Title: Staff Optometrist
Degree(s): OD
Part-time (8hrs/week)
Phone: (860) 667-6742
Fax: (860) 667-6833
Email:  david.imondiat signva.gov
            imondi.david_mat signwest-haven.va.gov
Faculty:  NECO (Adjunct clinical professor)
                SUNY (Adjunct clinical professor)
               
Member:  AAO Fellow
                 AOA
                
 
Dr. Leonard J. Oshinskie
Job Title: Chief, Optometry Section
Degree(s): OD
Full-time
Phone: (860) 667-6742
Fax: (860) 667-6833
Email:  leonard.oshinskieat signva.gov
Member:  AAO Fellow
                 AOA
                 NAVAO
                
Residency Trained: VA (Residency Specialty: Primary Eye Care)
Teleretinal Imaging Coordinator: Local VA Facility
 
Dr. Joseph Petitti
Job Title: Staff Optometrist
Degree(s): OD
Part-time (5hrs/week)
Phone: (860) 667-6742
Fax: (860) 667-6833
Email:  joseph.petittiat signva.gov
Member:  AOA
                
 
Dr. Michael D. Rickels
Job Title: Staff Optometrist
Degree(s): OD
Full-time
Phone: (860) 667-6742
Email:  michael.rickelsat signva.gov
Member:  AOA
                 NAVAO
                
Residency Trained: VA (Residency Specialty: Primary Eye Care)
 
Dr. Julie Sheen
Job Title: Staff Optometrist
Degree(s): OD
Part-time
Phone: (510) 585-5164
Email:  julie.sheenat signva.gov
Faculty:  NECO (Adjunct clinical professor)
               
Residency Trained: VA (Residency Specialty: Primary Eye Care/Ocular Disease)
 
Dr. Richard Sui
Job Title: Staff Optometrist
Degree(s): OD
Full-time
Phone: (860) 667-6742
Fax: (860) 667-6833
Email:  richard.suiat signva.gov
Faculty:  NECO (Adjunct faculty)
                SUNY (Adjunct faculty)
               
Member:  NAVAO
                
Residency Trained: VA (Residency Specialty: Primary Eye Care)
ACMO certified
 
West Haven Campus
VA Connecticut Healthcare System
(VISN: 1  station: 689)
Eye Clinic (112D)
950 Campbell Ave.
West Haven, CT 06516
Blind Rehabilitation Center
Residency Program:
Resident Per Year: 4
Speciality: Primary Eye Care/Low Vision Rehabilitation
Residency Coordinator: Nancy Shenouda-Awad, OD and Theresa Zerilli, OD
Resident Affiliated Institutions:  NECO  
Student Program:
Student Coordinator: Jordan Zinn, OD (PC) & Kara Gagnon, OD (LV)
Student Affiliated Institution Student/Rotation Duration Total Student/Year
NECO 1 12 weeks 4
SUNY 1 12 weeks 4
Salus University 1 12 weeks 4
ICO 1 12 weeks 4
 
Dr. Sharon Bisighini
Job Title: Staff Optometrist
Degree(s): OD
Full-time
Phone: (860) 667-6742
Fax: (860) 667-6833
Email:  sharon.bisighiniat signva.gov
Faculty:  ICO (Adjunct clinical instructor)
                NECO (Adjunct clinical professor)
                SUNY (Adjunct clinical professor)
               
Member:  NAVAO
                
Residency Trained: VA
ACMO certified
 
Dr. Christine Burke
Job Title: Staff Optometrist
Degree(s): OD
Full-time
Phone: (203) 932-5711 x 2760
Fax: (203) 937-4739
Email:  christine.burke2at signva.gov
Faculty:  NECO (Adjunct clinical faculty)
               
Member:  AOA
                
 
Dr. Kara C. Gagnon
Job Title: Director of Low Vision Optometry VA CT
Degree(s): OD
Full-time
Phone: (203) 932-5711 x 4141
             (203) 932-5711 x 4142
Fax: (203) 937-3806
Email:  kara.gagnonat signmed.va.gov
Faculty:  ICO (Adjunct clinical professor)
                NECO (Adjunct clinical professor)
                Salus University (Adjunct clinical professor)
               
Member:  AAO Fellow
                 AOA
                 NAVAO
                
 
Dr. Charles Haskes
Job Title: Assistant Chief
Degree(s): OD, MS
Full-time
Phone: (203) 932-5711 x 2758
             (203) 932-5711 x 2760
Fax: (203) 937-3845
Email:  charles.haskesat signmed.va.gov
Faculty:  SUNY (Adjunct assistant clinical professor)
                NECO (Adjunct clinical professor)
               
Member:  AAO Fellow
                 AOA
                 NAVAO
                
 
Dr. Cheryl B. Haskes
Job Title: Staff Optometrist
Degree(s): OD
Part-time (0.8 FTEE)
Phone: (860) 667-6742
             (203) 932-5711 x 2760
Fax: (860) 667-6833
Email:  cheryl.haskesat signva.gov
Faculty:  ICO (Adjunct clinical professor)
                NECO (Adjunct clinical professor)
                SUNY (Adjunct clinical professor)
               
Member:  AOA
                 NAVAO
                
Residency Trained: VA (Residency Specialty: Primary Eye Care)
ACMO certified
 
Dr. Tam Nguyen
Job Title: Attending/Staff Optometrist
Degree(s): OD, MS
Full-time
Phone: (203) 932-5711 x 4554
             (203) 932-5711 x 2760
Fax: (203) 937-3845
Email:  tam.nguyen5at signva.gov
Member:  AAO Fellow
                 AOA
                
Residency Trained: VA (Residency Specialty: Ocular Disease/Primary Eye Care)
 
Dr. Leonard J. Oshinskie
Job Title: Chief, Optometry Section
Degree(s): OD
Full-time
Phone: (860) 667-6742
Fax: (860) 667-6833
Email:  leonard.oshinskieat signva.gov
Member:  AAO Fellow
                 AOA
                 NAVAO
                
Residency Trained: VA (Residency Specialty: Primary Eye Care)
Teleretinal Imaging Coordinator: Local VA Facility
 
Dr. Nancy Shenouda-Awad
Job Title: Attending Optometrist
Degree(s): OD
Full-time
Phone: (203) 932-5711 x 2760
Fax: (203) 937-4985
Email:  nancy.shenouda-awadat signva.gov
Faculty:  NECO (Adjunct clinical faculty)
               
Member:  AOA
                 NAVAO
                 AAO Fellow
                 AFOS
                
Residency Trained: VA (Residency Specialty: Ocular Disease, Primary Eye Care)
 
Dr. Kamaljit Singh
Job Title: Staff Optometrist
Degree(s): OD
Part-time (Friday)
Phone: (203) 932-5711 x 5954
Email:  kamaljit.singhat signva.gov
Faculty:  NECO (Adjunct clinical faculty)
               
Member:  AOA
                 NAVAO
                
Residency Trained: VA (Residency Specialty: Low Vision Rehabilitation, Primary Eye Care)
 
Dr. Theresa Zerilli
Job Title: Staff Optometrist
Degree(s): OD
Full-time
Phone: (845) 306-8389
Fax: (203) 937-4739
Email:  theresa.zerilliat signva.gov
Pager: (845) 300-2604
Faculty:  SUNY (Adjunct faculty)
               
Member:  AOA
                 NAVAO
                
 
Dr. Jordan Zinn
Job Title: Staff Optometrist
Degree(s): OD
Full-time
Phone: (646) 284-8591
Fax: (203) 937-4739
Email:  jordan.zinnat signva.gov
Faculty:  NECO (Adjunct faculty)
                SUNY (Adjunct faculty)
               
Residency Trained: VA (Residency Specialty: Low Vision Rehabilitation, Primary Eye Care)
 

 Delaware

Wilmington VAMC
(VISN: 4  station: 460)
1601 Kirkwood Highway
Wilmington, DE 19805
Residency Program:
Resident Per Year: 3
Speciality: Ocular Disease
Residency Coordinator: Brian P. Mahoney, OD
Resident Affiliated Institutions:  Salus University  
Student Program:
Student Coordinator: Lisa Stottlemyer, OD
Student Affiliated Institution Student/Rotation Duration Total Student/Year
Salus University 2 3/6 months 8
NOVA 1 3/6 months 4
ICO 1 12 weeks 4
SUNY 1 12 weeks 1
 
Dr. Mira Silbert Aumiller
Job Title: Staff Optometrist
Degree(s): OD
Part-time (0.75 FTEE)
Phone: (800) 461-8262 x 4014
Fax: (302) 633-5358
Email:  mira.aumillerat signva.gov
Faculty:  Salus University (Adjunct faculty)
                SUNY (Adjunct faculty)
                ICO (Assistant faculty)
               
Member:  AAO Fellow
                
Residency Trained: VA (Residency Specialty: Primary Eye Care)
ACMO certified
 
Dr. Brian P. Mahoney
Job Title: Chief
Degree(s): OD
Full-time
Phone: (302) 994-2511 x 4199
Fax: (302) 633-5358
Email:  brian.mahoneyat signva.gov
Faculty:  ICO (Adjunct associate professor)
                NOVA (Adjunct clinical instructor)
                SUNY (Adjunct clinical instructor)
                Salus University (Associate clinical instructor)
               
Member:  AAO Fellow
                 NAVAO
                
Residency Trained: Non VA (Residency Specialty: Primary Eye Care)
Advanced Clinic Access Coordinator: Local VA Facility
Teleretinal Imaging Coordinator: Local VA Facility
Optometry VISN Consultant Member
 
Dr. Jason Rinehart
Job Title: Staff Optometrist
Degree(s): OD
Full-time
Phone: (302) 994-2511 x 4014
Fax: (302) 633-5358
Email:  jason.rinehartat signva.gov
Faculty:  Salus University (Adjunct clinical instructor)
               
Member:  AAO Fellow
                 NAVAO
                
Residency Trained: Non VA (Residency Specialty: Primary Eye Care)
 
Dr. Lisa Stottlemyer
Job Title: Staff Optometrist
Degree(s): OD
Full-time
Phone: (302) 994-2511 x 4014
             (800) 461-8262
Fax: (302) 633-5358
Email:  lisa.stottlemyerat signva.gov
Pager: (302) 433-4429
Faculty:  Salus University (Adjunct associate professor)
                NOVA (Adjunct clinical instructor)
                SUNY (Adjunct clinical instructor)
                ICO (Adjunct clinical preceptor)
               
Member:  AAO Fellow
                 NAVAO
                
Residency Trained: VA
ACMO certified
 

 District of Columbia

No Optometrists found.

 Florida

Bay Pines VAMC
(VISN: 8  station: 516)
Optometry Clinic (3-A-130-132), Bldg 100
PO Box 5005
Bay Pines, FL 33744
Visual Impairment Center To Optimize Remaining Sight (VICTORS)
Low Vision Clinic
Residency Program:
Resident Per Year: 2
Speciality: Primary Eye Care
Residency Coordinator: Joseph Miller, OD
Resident Affiliated Institutions:  NOVA  
Student Program:
Student Coordinator: Paul Gruosso, OD
Student Affiliated Institution Student/Rotation Duration Total Student/Year
NECO 1 12 weeks 4
 
Dr. Linda J. Bass
Job Title: Chief, Optometry
Degree(s): OD
Full-time
Phone: (727) 398-6661 x 5225
Fax: (727) 319-1089
Email:  linda.bassat signva.gov
Pager: (727) 257-1581
Faculty:  NOVA (Clinical assistant professor)
               
Member:  AAO Fellow
                 AFOS
                 AMSUS
                 AOA
                 NAVAO
                
Residency Trained: Non VA
Teleretinal Imaging Coordinator: Local VA Facility
 
Dr. Jenette L. Cantrell
Job Title: Residency Director
Degree(s): OD
Full-time
Phone: (727) 398-6661 x 4981
Fax: (727) 319-1089
Email:  jenette.cantrellat signva.gov
Pager: (727) 257-1584
Faculty:  NECO (Adjunct clinical professor)
                NSUCO (Adjunct clinical professor)
               
Member:  AAO Fellow
                 AFOS
                 AOA
                 NAVAO
                
Residency Trained: VA (Residency Specialty: Ocular Disease, Primary Eye Care)
ACMO certified
Advanced Clinic Access Coordinator: Local VA Facility
Teleretinal Imaging Coordinator: Local VA Facility
 
Dr. Paul J. Gruosso
Job Title: Low Vision Clinic Director, Student Extern Program Director
Degree(s): OD
Full-time
Email:  paul.gruossoat signva.gov
Pager: (727) 627-1128
Faculty:  NECO (Adjunct faculty)
                NOVA (Adjunct faculty)
               
Member:  AOA
                 NAVAO
                
Residency Trained: VA (Residency Specialty: Low Vision Rehabilitation)
 
Dr. Joseph A. Miller
Job Title: Staff Optometrist
Degree(s): OD
Full-time
Phone: (727) 398-6661 x 5431
Email:  joseph.miller3at signva.gov
Pager: (727) 257-1368
Faculty:  NOVA (Adjunct assistant professor)
               
Member:  AOA
                
Residency Trained: VA (Residency Specialty: Primary Eye Care)
 
Daytona Beach - William Chappel OPC
(VISN: 8  station: 573BZ)
Optometry
551 National Health Care Drive
Daytona Beach, FL 32114-1495
Low Vision Clinic
Residency Program:
Resident Per Year: 3
Speciality: Primary Eye Care
Residency Coordinator: Ian D. Raden, OD, MBA
Resident Affiliated Institutions:  NOVA  
Student Program:
Student Coordinator: Ian Raden, OD, MBA
Student Affiliated Institution Student/Rotation Duration Total Student/Year
ICO 3 12 weeks 12
SCO 0-1 12 weeks 3
 
Dr. Dianne Kowing
Job Title: Chief
Degree(s): MS, OD
Full-time
Phone: (386) 323-7500 x 30155
Fax: (386) 323-7564
Email:  dianne.kowingat signva.gov
Faculty:  ICO (Adjunct clinical preceptor)
                SCO (Adjunct clinical preceptor)
                NOVA (Clinical associate professor)
               
Member:  AAO Fellow
                 AFOS
                 AOA
                 NAVAO
                
Teleretinal Imaging Coordinator: Local VA Facility
Optometry VISN Mentor
 
Dr. Ian D. Raden
Job Title: Staff Optometrist
Degree(s): OD. MBA
Full-time
Phone: (386) 323-7500 x 30207
Fax: (386) 323-7564
Email:  ian.radenat signva.gov
Pager: (407) 510-7027
Faculty:  ICO (Adjunct clinical faculty)
                NOVA (Adjunct clinical faculty)
                SCO (Adjunct clinical faculty)
               
Member:  AFOS
                 AOA
                 NAVAO
                
Residency Trained: VA (Residency Specialty: Ocular Disease)
ACMO certified
Advanced Clinic Access Coordinator: Local VA Facility
Teleretinal Imaging Coordinator: Local VA Facility
Optometry VISN Mentor
 
Gainesville - Malcom Randall VAMC
(VISN: 8  station: 573)
Optometry Clinic
5533 SW 64th Street
Gainesville, FL 32608
Low Vision Clinic
Geriatric Research Education and Clinical Center program
Residency Program:
Resident Per Year: 3
Speciality: Primary Eye Care
Residency Coordinator: Susannah Marcus-Freeman, OD
Resident Affiliated Institutions:  NOVA  
Student Program:
Student Coordinator: Regina Portocarrero, OD
Student Affiliated Institution Student/Rotation Duration Total Student/Year
NOVA 2 12 weeks 8*
SCO 2 12 weeks 8*
Puerto Rico 1 12 weeks 4*
 
Dr. Carrie Heller
Job Title: Staff Optometrist
Degree(s): OD
Full-time
Phone: (352) 271-5967
Email:  carrie.hellerat signva.gov
Faculty:  Midwestern University (Adjunct assistant clinical professor)
                SCO (Adjunct faculty)
                Puerto Rico (Affiliated Clinical Professor)
                Rosenberg School of Optometry (Assistant clinical professor)
               
Member:  AAO Fellow
                 AFOS
                 AMSUS
                 AOA
                 NAVAO
                
Residency Trained: VA (Residency Specialty: Primary Eye Care)
 
Dr. Susannah B. Marcus-Freeman
Job Title: Staff Optometrist
Degree(s): OD
Part-time (33 hrs/week)
Phone: (352) 271-5967
             (352) 262-4360
Fax: (352) 271-5968
Email:  susannah.marcusat signva.gov
Faculty:  NOVA (Adjunct associate clinical professor)
               
Member:  AAO Fellow
                 AFOS
                 AOA
                
Residency Trained: VA
 
Dr. Eva Manousakis Page
Job Title: Staff Optometrist
Degree(s): OD
Full-time
Phone: (352) 271-5967
Fax: (352) 271-5968
Email:  eva.pageat signva.gov
Faculty:  NOVA (Adjunct clinical instructor)
               
Member:  AFOS
                 AOA
                
 
Dr. Mischelle L. Pearcy-Baluyot
Job Title: Chief, Optometry
Degree(s): OD
Part-time (0.85 FTEE)
Phone: (352) 271-5967
Fax: (352) 271-5968
Email:  mischelle.pearcy-baluyotat signva.gov
Faculty:  ICO (Adjunct faculty)
                NECO (Adjunct faculty)
                NOVA (Adjunct faculty)
                Salus University (Adjunct faculty)
               
Member:  AFOS
                 AOA
                 NAVAO
                
Residency Trained: VA
Optometry VISN Mentor
 
Dr. Regina L. Portocarrero
Job Title: Staff Optometrist, Optometry Externship Coordinator
Degree(s): OD
Full-time
Phone: (352) 271-6005
Fax: (352) 271-5968
Email:  regina.portocarreroat signva.gov
Faculty:  NOVA (Adjunct faculty)
               
Member:  AAO Fellow
                 AFOS
                 AOA
                
Residency Trained: VA
 
Dr. John Tierney
Job Title: Staff Optometrist
Degree(s): OD, MS
Full-time
Phone: (352) 271-6002
Fax: (352) 271-5968
Email:  john.tierneyat signva.gov
Member of the VA Optometry Professional Standards Board
Faculty:  NOVA (Adjunct clinical professor)
                ICO (Adjunct faculty)
               
Member:  AAO Fellow
                 AFOS
                 AOA
                
Optometry VISN Mentor
Optometry VISN Consultant Member
Research: Other
 
Dr. Anna Wong
Job Title: Staff Optometrist
Degree(s): OD, MA
Part-time (22 hours)
Phone: (352) 376-1611 x 4908
Fax: (352) 271-4543
Email:  anna.wongat signva.gov
Faculty:  Salus University (Adjunct faculty)
                ICO (Assoc professor)
                NOVA (Assoc professor)
               
Member:  AFOS
                 AOA
                
Residency Trained: VA (Residency Specialty: Ocular Disease, Primary Eye Care)
Advanced Clinic Access Coordinator: Local VA Facility
Optometry VISN Mentor
 
Lake City VAMC
(VISN: 8  station: 573A4)
Optometry Clinic (112)
619 S. Marion Avenue
Lake City, FL 32025
Visual Impairment Center To Optimize Remaining Sight (VICTORS)
Low Vision Clinic
Geriatric Research Education and Clinical Center program
Residency Program:
Resident Per Year: 3
Speciality: Primary Eye Care/Low Vision Rehabilitation
Residency Coordinator: Wendy McGonigal, OD
Resident Affiliated Institutions:  NOVA  
Student Program:
Student Coordinator: Melissa Nichols, OD
Student Affiliated Institution Student/Rotation Duration Total Student/Year
ICO 1 12 weeks 2*
Salus University 1 12 weeks 2*
NECO 1 12 weeks 2*
NOVA 1 12 weeks 2*
 
Dr. Amy Huddleston
Job Title: Low Vision Optometrist
Degree(s): OD
Full-time
Phone: (386) 755-3016
             (386) 365-1691
Email:  amy.huddlestonat signva.gov
Residency Trained: VA (Residency Specialty: Ocular Disease/Low Vision Rehabilitation)
ACMO certified
 
Dr. Wendy M. McGonigal
Job Title: Associate Chief, Optometrist
Degree(s): OD
Full-time
Phone: (386) 755-3016 x 7500
             (800) 308-8387 x 7500
Fax: (386) 755-3016
Email:  wendy.mcgonigalat signva.gov
Faculty:  ICO (Adjunct assistant professor)
                Salus University (Adjunct clinical preceptor)
                TOSU (Clinical assistant professor)
               
Member:  AAO Fellow
                 AFOS
                 AOA
                 NAVAO
                
Residency Trained: VA
 
Dr. Melissa R. Nichols
Job Title: Staff Optometrist
Degree(s): OD
Full-time
Phone: (386) 755-3016 x 2373
Fax: (386) 754-6423
Email:  melissa.nicholsat signva.gov
Residency Trained: VA (Residency Specialty: Low Vision Rehabilitation, Primary Eye Care/Ocular Disease)
Research: Co-investigator
 
Miami VAMC
(VISN: 8  station: )
Eye Clinic
1201 NW 16th Street
Miami, FL 33125
Low Vision Clinic
Residency Program:
Resident Per Year: 1
Speciality: Primary Eye Care/Ocular Disease
Residency Coordinator: Kasey Zann, OD
Resident Affiliated Institutions:  NOVA  
Student Program:
Student Coordinator: Kasey Zann, OD, FAAO
Student Affiliated Institution Student/Rotation Duration Total Student/Year
UCB 1 10 weeks 5
 
Dr. James A. Fabian
Job Title: Staff Optometrist
Degree(s): OD
Full-time
Phone: (305) 575-7000 x 6717
Email:  james.fabianat signva.gov
Residency Trained: Non VA (Residency Specialty: Ocular Disease)
 
Dr. Allison Louise McClellan
Job Title: Staff Optometrist
Degree(s): OD
Full-time
Phone: (305) 575-7000 x 6131
Fax: (305) 515-3312
Email:  allison.mcclellanat signva.gov
Faculty:  Berkeley (Adjunct faculty)
               
Residency Trained: VA (Residency Specialty: Ocular Disease/Primary Eye Care)
Research: Co-investigator
 
Dr. William J. Prunty
Job Title: Staff Optometrist
Degree(s): OD
Full-time
Phone: (305) 575-7000 x 6131
Email:  william.pruntyat signva.gov
Pager: (305) 346-4671
Faculty:  NOVA (Adjunct clinical faculty)
               
Member:  AAO Fellow
                
Residency Trained: Non VA (Residency Specialty: Ocular Disease)
 
Dr. Robert Sherrin
Phone: (305) 324-4455
Email:  robert.sherrinat signva.gov
 
Dr. Kasey Zann
Job Title: Staff Optometrist
Degree(s): OD
Full-time
Phone: (305) 575-7000 x 3910
Email:  kasey.zannat signva.gov
Faculty:  UCB (Adjunct faculty)
               
Residency Trained: VA (Residency Specialty: Low Vision Rehabilitation, Ocular Disease)
 
Orlando VA Healthcare Center
(VISN: 8  station: 675)
Eye Clinic
5201 Raymond Street
Orlando, FL 32803
Low Vision Clinic
Residency Program:
Resident Per Year: 2
Speciality: Hospital-Based Optometry/Primary Eye Care
Residency Coordinator: John M. Spalding, OD
Resident Affiliated Institutions:  NOVA  
Student Program:
Student Coordinator: John M. Spalding, OD
Student Affiliated Institution Student/Rotation Duration Total Student/Year
NOVA 1 12 weeks 4
 
Dr. David N. Lynne
Job Title: Staff Optometrist
Degree(s): OD
Full-time
Phone: (407) 629-1599 x 6210
Fax: (407) 599-1340
Email:  david.lynneat signva.gov
Faculty:  NOVA (Adjunct faculty)
               
Member:  AFOS
                 NAVAO
                
Residency Trained: VA (Residency Specialty: Ocular Disease)
ACMO certified
 
Dr. John M. Spalding
Job Title: Staff Optometrist
Degree(s): OD
Full-time
Phone: (407) 629-1599 x 1725
Fax: (407) 599-1340
Email:  john.spaldingat signva.gov
Faculty:  NOVA (Adjunct clinical faculty)
               
Member:  AAO Fellow
                 Optometric Glaucoma Society
                
Residency Trained: VA
ACMO certified
 
Dr. Erica J. Walker
Job Title: Staff Optometrist
Degree(s): OD
Full-time
Phone: (407) 629-1599 x 1080
Fax: (407) 599-1340
Email:  erica.walkerat signva.gov
Faculty:  NOVA (Adjunct clinical faculty)
               
Member:  AOA
                 NAVAO
                
Residency Trained: VA (Residency Specialty: Primary Eye Care)
 
Tallahassee Outpatient Clinic
(VISN: 8  station: 573GF)
1607 St. James Court
Tallahassee, FL 32308
Residency Program:
Resident Per Year: 1
Speciality: Primary Eye Care
Residency Coordinator: Brady Hanlon, OD
Resident Affiliated Institutions:  NOVA  
Student Program:
Student Coordinator: Angel Rivera, OD
Student Affiliated Institution Student/Rotation Duration Total Student/Year
Puerto Rico 1 6 weeks 1
Indiana University 1 12 weeks 4
ICO 1-2 11 weeks 7
 
Dr. Joseph F. Molinari
Job Title: Chief
Degree(s): OD, M.Ed.
Full-time
Phone: (850) 878-0191 x 2169
Fax: (850) 878-8900
Email:  joseph.molinariat signmed.va.gov
Faculty:  ICO (Adjunct professor)
                UAB (Adjunct professor)
                Waterloo (Adjunct professor)
               
Member:  AAO Fellow
                 AFOS
                 AMSUS
                 AOA
                 ARVO
                
Optometry VISN Consultant Member
Research: Co-investigator
 
Dr. Angel L. Rivera
Job Title: Director of Optometry Externship Program
Degree(s): OD, MS
Full-time
Phone: (850) 878-0191 x 2174
Fax: (850) 878-8900
Email:  angel.rivera1at signva.gov
Faculty:  ICO (Adjunct faculty)
                Indiana University (Adjunct faculty)
                Puerto Rico (Adjunct faculty)
               
Member:  AFOS
                 AMSUS
                 NAVAO
                
Research: Principal Investigator
 
Dr. Joni Scott-Weideman
Job Title: Residency Coordinator/Staff Optometrist
Degree(s): OD
Full-time
Phone: (850) 878-0191 x 2176
Fax: (850) 878-8900
Email:  joni.scott-weidemanat signva.gov
Faculty:  ICO (Adjunct clinical instructor)
                Indiana University (Adjunct clinical instructor)
                NOVA (Adjunct clinical instructor)
               
Member:  AAO Fellow
                 AFOS
                 AMSUS
                 AOA
                 NAVAO
                
Residency Trained: VA (Residency Specialty: Primary Eye Care)
 

 Georgia

No Optometrists found.

 Hawaii

No Optometrists found.

 Idaho

No Optometrists found.

 Illinois

Danville VAMC
Illiana Health Care System
(VISN: 11  station: 550)
Eye Clinic (112E)
1900 East Main St.
Danville, IL 61832
Residency Program:
Resident Per Year: 1
Speciality: Primary Eye Care
Residency Coordinator: Gurjit Singh, OD
Resident Affiliated Institutions:  Indiana University  
Student Program:
Student Coordinator: Stephen Boyer, OD
Student Affiliated Institution Student/Rotation Duration Total Student/Year
Salus University 1 12 weeks 4
Indiana University 1 12 weeks 4
SCO 1 12 weeks 4
 
Dr. Stephen P. Boyer
Job Title: Staff Optometrist
Degree(s): OD
Full-time
Phone: (217) 554-5403
Fax: (217) 554-4861
Email:  stephen.boyerat signva.gov
Faculty:  Indiana University (Adjunct faculty)
                Salus University (Adjunct faculty)
               
Member:  AAO Fellow
                 AFOS
                 NAVAO
                
Residency Trained: VA
Advanced Clinic Access Coordinator: Local VA Facility, VISN, National
Optometry VISN Consultant Member
Optometry Field Advisory Committee Member
 
Dr. Gurjit Singh
Job Title: Staff Optometrist
Degree(s): OD
Full-time
Phone: (217) 554-5163
Email:  gurjit.singhat signva.gov
Pager: (217) 554-3000 x747
Faculty:  SCO (Adjunct faculty)
               
Residency Trained: VA (Residency Specialty: Primary Eye Care)
Research: Co-principal Investigator
 
Edward Hines, Jr. VAMC - BRC
(VISN: 12  station: 578)
Bldg #113 Hines Blind Center, Bldg 13 (124)
5th and Roosevelt Road
Hines, IL 60141
Low Vision Clinic
Blind Rehabilitation Center
Polytrauma Rehabilitation Center
Residency Program:
Resident Per Year: 3
Speciality: Ocular Disease/Low Vision Rehabilitation
Residency Coordinator: Charles W. Kinnaird, OD
Resident Affiliated Institutions:  ICO  
Student Program:
Student Coordinator: Joan Stelmack, OD, MPH
Student Affiliated Institution Student/Rotation Duration Total Student/Year
ICO 2 12 weeks 8
 
Dr. Joan Stelmack
Job Title: Chief, Low Vision Optometry
Degree(s): OD, MPH
Full-time
Phone: (708) 202-2124
Fax: (708) 202-7949
Email:  joan.stelmackat signva.gov
Faculty:  ICO (Assoc professor)
                U. of IL
                Dept of Ophth and Visual Sci (Clinical assistant professor)
               
Member:  AAO Diplomate Public Health
                 AAO Fellow
                 AFOS
                 AOA
                 ARVO
                 NAVAO
                
Research: Principal Investigator
 
Jesse Brown (West Side) VAMC
Chicago VA Healthcare System
(VISN: 12  station: 537)
Eye Clinic (MC 170-F)
820 S. Damen Avenue
Chicago, IL 60612
Visual Impairment Center To Optimize Remaining Sight (VICTORS)
Low Vision Clinic
Residency Program:
Resident Per Year: 3
Speciality: Ocular Disease/Low Vision Rehabilitation
Residency Coordinator: Charles W. Kinnaird, OD
Resident Affiliated Institutions:  ICO  
Student Program:
Student Coordinator: Michelle Marciniak, OD
Student Affiliated Institution Student/Rotation Duration Total Student/Year
Salus University 1 6 months variable
SCO 1 12 weeks variable
Indiana University 1 12 weeks 4
ICO 2 12 weeks 8
Waterloo 1 12 weeks variable
 
Dr. Victoria M. Butcko
Job Title: Attending Optometrist
Degree(s): OD
Full-time
Phone: (312) 569-7539
Fax: (312) 569-7547
Email:  victoria.butckoat signva.gov
Faculty:  ICO (Adjunct faculty)
                Univ. of Illinois at Chicago
                College of Medicine (Clinical instructor)
               
Member:  AAO Fellow
                 NAVAO
                
Fellowship Trained: Contact Lens
Residency Trained: VA (Residency Specialty: Low Vision Rehabilitation, Ocular Disease)
ACMO certified
 
Dr. Kristina T. Gabrenya
Job Title: Attending Optometrist
Degree(s): OD
Part-time (.4 to .8)
Phone: (312) 569-7501
Fax: (312) 569-7547
Email:  kristina.gabrenyalat signmed.va.gov
Faculty:  ICO (Adjunct assistant professor)
               
Member:  AAO Fellow
                 AOA
                 NAVAO
                
ACMO certified
 
Dr. Megan A. Hunter
Job Title: Optometry Attending
Degree(s): OD
Full-time
Phone: (312) 569-7509
Fax: (312) 569-7547
Email:  megan.hunterat signva.gov
Faculty:  ICO (Clinical instructor)
               
Member:  AAO Fellow
                 AOA
                 NAVAO
                
Residency Trained: Non VA (Residency Specialty: Ocular Disease)
ACMO certified
 
Dr. Charles W. Kinnaird
Job Title: Attending
Degree(s): OD
Full-time
Phone: (312) 569-7507
             (773) 464-4183
Fax: (312) 569-6147
Email:  charles.kinnardat signva.gov
Faculty:  Indiana University (Adjunct assistant professor)
                ICO (Assoc professor)
                U. of IL
                Dept of Ophth and Visual Sci (Clinical assistant professor)
               
Member:  AAO Fellow
                 ARVO
                 NAVAO
                
 
Dr. Michelle M. Marciniak
Job Title: Attending optometrist
Degree(s): OD
Part-time (0.6)
Phone: (312) 569-7501
             (312) 569-7539
Fax: (312) 569-7547
Email:  michelle.marciniakat signmed.va.gov
Faculty:  Indiana University (Adjunct assistant professor)
                Salus University (Adjunct clinical instructor)
                ICO (Assistant professor)
               
Member:  AAO Fellow
                 NAVAO
                
Residency Trained: VA
 
Dr. Lauren Ristin
Job Title: Staff Optometrist
Degree(s): OD
Part-time (0.4 FTEE)
Phone: (312) 569-7509
Fax: (312) 569-7547
Email:  lauren.maloneyat signva.gov
Faculty:  ICO (Adjunct clinical instructor)
               
Member:  AOA
                 NAVAO
                
Residency Trained: VA (Residency Specialty: Low Vision Rehabilitation, Ocular Disease)
 
Dr. Thomas R. Stelmack
Job Title: Chief
Degree(s): OD
Full-time
Phone: (312) 569-7505
Fax: (312) 569-7547
Email:  thomas.stelmackat signva.gov
Pager: (847) 404-4752 cp
Faculty:  U. of IL
                Dept of Ophth and Visual Sci (Assistant professor)
                ICO (Assoc professor)
               
Member:  AAO Fellow
                 ARVO
                 NAVAO
                
Residency Trained: VA
Teleretinal Imaging Coordinator: Local VA Facility, VISN
Optometry VISN Consultant Member
 
Marion IL VA Medical Center
(VISN: 15  station: 609)
Eye Clinic
2401 West Main Street
Marion, IL 62959
Visual Impairment Center To Optimize Remaining Sight (VICTORS)
Low Vision Clinic
Residency Program:
Resident Per Year: 2
Speciality: Primary Eye Care
Residency Coordinator: Linda Lucas, OD
Resident Affiliated Institutions:  UMSL  
Student Program:
Student Coordinator: Linda Lucas, OD
Student Affiliated Institution Student/Rotation Duration Total Student/Year
UMSL 1 12 weeks 3
 
Dr. Mary A. Bigelow
Job Title: Staff Optometrist
Degree(s): BS, OD
Full-time
Phone: (618) 977-5311 x 54334
Fax: (618) 988-5651
Email:  mary.bigelowat signva.gov
Faculty:  UMSL (Adjunct faculty)
               
Member:  AAO Fellow
                 AFOS
                 AOA
                 NAVAO
                
Residency Trained: Non VA
 
Dr. Linda J. H. Lucas
Job Title: Staff Optometrist
Degree(s): OD, MS
Full-time
Phone: (618) 997-5311 x 54334
Fax: (618) 998-5651
Email:  linda.lucas2at signva.gov
Pager: (618) 333-6381
Faculty:  UMSL (Adjunct assistant professor)
               
Member:  AAO Fellow
                 AFOS
                 AOA
                 NAVAO
                
Residency Trained: VA (Residency Specialty: Primary Eye Care)
 
Dr. Melissa Wisniewski
Job Title: Staff Optometrist
Degree(s): OD
Full-time
Phone: (618) 997-5311 x 54334
Fax: (618) 998-5651
Email:  melissa.wisniewskiat signva.gov
Faculty:  UMSL (Adjunct professor)
               
Member:  AFOS
                 NAVAO
                
Residency Trained: VA (Residency Specialty: Primary Eye Care)
 

 Indiana

Fort Wayne Division, Northern Indiana Health Care System
VA Northern Indiana Health Care System
(VISN: 11  station: )
Eye Clinic, 112B
2121 Lake Avenue
Fort Wayne, IN 46805
Low Vision Clinic
Residency Program:
Resident Per Year: 2
Speciality: Ocular Disease/Primary Eye Care
Residency Coordinator: Sara L. Schamerloh, OD
Resident Affiliated Institutions:  MCO  
Student Program:
Student Coordinator: Traci Seng, OD
Student Affiliated Institution Student/Rotation Duration Total Student/Year
Indiana University 1 12 weeks 4
MCO 1 16 weeks 3
 
Dr. Aaron Case
Job Title: Staff Optometrist
Degree(s): OD
Full-time
Phone: (260) 460-1442
Email:  aaron.caseat signva.gov
Faculty:  Indiana University (Adjunct faculty)
                Michigan College of Optometry (Assistant professor)
               
Residency Trained: VA (Residency Specialty: Ocular Disease)
 
Dr. Brady Hanlon
Job Title: Staff Optometrist
Degree(s): OD
Part-time (0.2)
Phone: 260-460-1442
Fax: 260-421-1823
Email:  Brady.Hanlonat signva.gov
Faculty:  Indiana University (Adjunct assistant professor)
               
Member:  AAO Fellow
                 AOA
                 NAVAO
                
Residency Trained: VA (Residency Specialty: Ocular Disease)
ACMO certified
 
Dr. Nicole Klein
Job Title: Staff Optometrist
Degree(s): OD
Part-time
Phone: 715-252-1849
Email:  Nicole.klein2at signva.gov
Member:  AOA
                 NAVAO
                
Residency Trained: VA (Residency Specialty: Ocular Disease/Primary Eye Care)
 
Dr. Wendy E. Moyle
Job Title: Staff Attending
Degree(s): OD
Full-time
Phone: (260) 460-1442
Fax: (260) 460-1823
Email:  wendy.moyleat signmed.va.gov
Faculty:  Indiana University (Adjunct assistant professor)
                Michigan College of Optometry (Adjunct associate professor)
               
Member:  AAO Fellow
                 NAVAO
                
Residency Trained: VA (Residency Specialty: Low Vision Rehabilitation, Ocular Disease)
ACMO certified
Teleretinal Imaging Coordinator: Local VA Facility
Optometry VISN Mentor
 
Dr. Sara L. Schamerloh
Job Title: Chief
Degree(s): OD
Full-time
Phone: (260) 460-1442
Fax: (260) 421-1823
Email:  sara.schamerlohat signva.gov
Faculty:  Indiana University (Adjunct faculty)
                MCO (Assoc professor)
               
Member:  AAO Fellow
                 NAVAO
                
Residency Trained: VA (Residency Specialty: Ocular Disease)
 
Dr. Traci L. (Thielen) Seng
Job Title: Staff Optometrist
Degree(s): OD
Full-time
Phone: (260) 460-1442
Fax: (260) 421-1823
Email:  traci.sengat signva.gov
Faculty:  Indiana University (Adjunct faculty)
                Michigan College of Optometry (Adjunct faculty)
               
Member:  AAO Fellow
                 NAVAO
                
Residency Trained: VA (Residency Specialty: Ocular Disease)
ACMO certified
Advanced Clinic Access Coordinator: Local VA Facility, VISN
 

 Iowa

No Optometrists found.

 Kansas

Wichita, Kansas - Robert J. Dole VAMC
(VISN: 15  station: 579)
5500 E. Kellogg
Wichita, KS 67218
Low Vision Clinic
Residency Program:
Resident Per Year: 2
Speciality: Primary Eye Care/Low Vision Rehabilitation
Residency Coordinator: Michelle L. Dent, OD
Resident Affiliated Institutions:  UMSL  
Student Program:
Student Coordinator: Michelle Dent, OD
Student Affiliated Institution Student/Rotation Duration Total Student/Year
UMSL 2 8 weeks 3-4
SCO 2 12 weeks 3-4
Salus University 1-2 12 weeks 3-4
 
Dr. Janet Boschert
Job Title: Staff Optometrist
Degree(s): OD, BS
Full-time
Phone: (316) 685-2221 x 57100
Fax: (316) 239-2747
Faculty:  SCO (Adjunct faculty)
                UMSL (Adjunct faculty)
               
Member:  AAO Fellow
                 NAVAO
                
Residency Trained: VA (Residency Specialty: Primary Eye Care)
 
Dr. Michelle Lee Dent
Job Title: Staff Optometrist
Degree(s): OD
Full Time
Phone: (316) 685-2221 x 57100
Fax: (316) 239-2747
Faculty:  KU Med - Family Practice residency program (Adjunct faculty)
                Rosenberg School of Optometry (Adjunct faculty)
                Salus University (Adjunct faculty)
                SCO (Adjunct faculty)
                UMSL (Adjunct faculty)
               
Member:  AAO Fellow
                 AFOS
                 AOA
                 NAVAO
                
Residency Trained: VA (Residency Specialty: Primary Eye Care)
ACMO certified
 
Dr. Sean C. Knaak
Job Title: Staff Optometrist
Degree(s): OD
Full-time
Phone: (316) 685-2221
Fax: (316) 239-2747
Email:  sean.knaakat signva.gov
Faculty:  SCO (Adjunct faculty)
                UMSL (Adjunct faculty)
               
Residency Trained: VA (Residency Specialty: Low Vision Rehabilitation, Ocular Disease)
 

 Kentucky

Lexington VAMC
(VISN: 9  station: 596)
Optometry Clinic (112-S)
1101 Veterans Drive
Lexington, KY 40502
Low Vision Clinic
Residency Program:
Resident Per Year: 4
Speciality: Primary Eye Care/Low Vision Rehabilitation
Residency Coordinator: Ashley Rone, OD
Resident Affiliated Institutions:  Indiana University  
Student Program:
Student Coordinator: Breyne Middleton, OD
Student Affiliated Institution Student/Rotation Duration Total Student/Year
PUCO 1-2 12 weeks 4-8
Indiana University 1-2 12 weeks 4-8
ICO 1 12 weeks 1-2
Waterloo 2 13 weeks 8
 
Dr. Drew Anderson
Job Title: Staff Optometrist
Degree(s): OD
Full-time
Phone: (859) 233-4511 x 3687
Email:  drew.anderson2at signva.gov
Member:  AFOS
                 AOA
                 NAVAO
                
Residency Trained: VA (Residency Specialty: Primary Eye Care)
 
Dr. Tara Foltz
Job Title: Optometry Section Chief
Degree(s): OD
Full-time
Phone: (859) 233-4511 x 3652
Fax: (859) 281-3934
Email:  tara.foltzat signva.gov
Faculty:  Indiana University (Adjunct assistant professor)
                PUCO (Adjunct associate professor)
                SCO (Adjunct faculty)
               
Member:  AFOS
                 AOA
                 NAVAO
                
Residency Trained: VA (Residency Specialty: Low Vision Rehabilitation)
 
Dr. Breyne Middleton
Job Title: Staff Optometrist, Student Coordinator
Degree(s): OD
Full-time
Phone: (859) 233-4511 x 3687
Email:  breyne.middleton2at signva.gov
Faculty:  Indiana University (Adjunct assistant professor)
                PUCO (Adjunct assistant professor)
                ICO (Adjunct faculty)
               
Member:  AFOS
                 AOA
                
Residency Trained: VA (Residency Specialty: Primary Eye Care)
 
Dr. Ashley Rone
Job Title: Staff Optometrist, Residency Coordinator
Degree(s): OD, MS
Full-time
Phone: (859) 233-4511 x 3635
Fax: (859) 281-3934
Email:  ashley.roneat signva.gov
Faculty:  Indiana University (Adjunct assistant professor)
                PUCO (Adjunct assistant professor)
                SCO (Adjunct faculty)
                Waterloo (Adjunct faculty)
               
Member:  AAO Fellow
                
Residency Trained: VA (Residency Specialty: Low Vision Rehabilitation, Ocular Disease)
 

 Louisiana

No Optometrists found.

 Maine

Togus VA - Maine Health Care System
(VISN: 1  station: )
Medical and Regional Office Center
1 VA Center
Augusta, ME 04330
Visual Impairment Services Outpatient Rehabilitation (VISOR) program
Low Vision Clinic
Residency Program:
Resident Per Year: 2
Speciality: Primary Eye Care
Residency Coordinator: James P. Smith, OD
Resident Affiliated Institutions:  NECO  
Student Program:
Student Coordinator: James P. Smith, OD
Student Affiliated Institution Student/Rotation Duration Total Student/Year
NECO 1 12 weeks 1
 
Dr. James Patrick Smith
Job Title: Chief
Degree(s): OD
Full-time
Phone: (207) 623-8411 x 4126
Fax: (207) 621-4853
Email:  james.smith402at signva.gov
Pager: (207) 580-5166
Faculty:  NECO (Clinical faculty)
               
Member:  AAO Fellow
                 NAVAO
                
Residency Trained: VA (Residency Specialty: Primary Eye Care)
ACMO certified
Teleretinal Imaging Coordinator: Local VA Facility
Research: Principal Investigator
 

 Maryland

Baltimore VAMC
VA Maryland Health Care System
(VISN: 5  station: 512)
Eye Clinic (112/OPT), rm 2d-168
10 North Greene Street
Baltimore, MD 21201
Low Vision Clinic
Geriatric Research Education and Clinical Center program
Residency Program:
Resident Per Year: 6
Speciality: Ocular Disease
Residency Coordinator: Anthony B. Litwak, OD
Resident Affiliated Institutions:  Salus University  
Student Program:
Student Coordinator: Anthony B. Litwak, OD
Student Affiliated Institution Student/Rotation Duration Total Student/Year
Salus University 3 6 months 6
SUNY 1 6 months 2
NECO 3 6 months 6
 
Dr. Sheila F. Anderson
Job Title: Staff Optometrist
Degree(s): OD
Part-time (.3 FTEE)
Phone: (410) 605-7230
Fax: (410) 605-7232
Email:  sheila.anderson5at signva.gov
Faculty:  SUNY (Adjunct assistant clinical professor)
               
Member:  AAO Fellow
                 AFOS
                 AOA
                 NAVAO
                
Residency Trained: VA (Residency Specialty: Primary Eye Care)
ACMO certified
 
Dr. Rex Ballinger
Job Title: Staff Optometrist
Degree(s): OD
Full-time
Phone: (410) 605-7230
Fax: (410) 605-7232
Email:  rex.ballingerat signva.gov
Faculty:  NECO (Adjunct faculty)
                Salus University (Adjunct faculty)
                SUNY (Adjunct faculty)
               
Member:  AAO Fellow
                 AFOS
                 AOA
                 NAVAO
                 Optometric Retina Society
                
Residency Trained: VA (Residency Specialty: Ocular Disease)
Optometry VISN Mentor
Optometry VISN Consultant Member
Optometry Field Advisory Committee Member
Research: Co-investigator
 
Dr. Kelliann Dignam
Job Title: Staff Optometrist
Degree(s): OD
Part-time (3 days/week)
Phone: (410) 605-7000 x 5607
Fax: (410) 605-7232
Email:  kelliann.dignamat signva.gov
Faculty:  NECO (Adjunct clinical professor)
                Salus University (Adjunct clinical professor)
                SUNY (Adjunct clinical professor)
               
Member:  AAO Fellow
                
Fellowship Trained: Ocular Disease
Residency Trained: VA (Residency Specialty: Ocular Disease)
 
Dr. Peter A. Lalle
Job Title: Chief
Degree(s): OD
Full-time
Phone: (410) 605-7230
Fax: (410) 605-7232
Email:  peter.lalleat signva.gov
Faculty:  NECO (Adjunct faculty)
                Salus University (Adjunct faculty)
                SUNY (Adjunct faculty)
               
Member:  AAO Fellow
                 Optometric Glaucoma Society
                
Residency Trained: VA
Advanced Clinic Access Coordinator: Local VA Facility
Optometry VISN Mentor
Research: Other
 
Dr. Zoe Kalimeras Lazarou
Job Title: Staff Optometrist
Degree(s): OD
Full-time
Phone: (410) 605-7000 x 7230
Fax: (410) 605-7232
Email:  zoe.lazarouat signva.gov
Faculty:  SUNY (Adjunct associate clinical professor)
                Waterloo (Adjunct associate clinical professor)
                Salus University (Adjunct instructor)
               
Residency Trained: VA (Residency Specialty: Ocular Disease)
 
Dr. Anthony B. Litwak
Job Title: Residency Program Director
Degree(s): OD
Part-time (4 days)
Phone: (410) 605-7230
Fax: (410) 605-7232
Email:  anthony.litwakat signva.gov
            litwak.anthonyat signbaltimore.va.gov
Faculty:  NECO (Adjunct clinical professor)
                Salus University (Adjunct clinical professor)
                SUNY (Adjunct clinical professor)
               
Member:  AAO Fellow
                 NAVAO
                
Residency Trained: VA (Residency Specialty: Ocular Disease)
Research: Co-principal Investigator
 
Dr. Amy Jill Quan
Job Title: Chief
Degree(s): OD
Full-time
Phone: (410) 642-2411 x 5080
Fax: (410) 642-1048
Email:  amy.quanat signva.gov
Faculty:  SUNY (Adjunct assistant clinical professor)
                ICO (Adjunct assistant professor)
                Indiana University (Adjunct assistant professor)
                Salus University (Adjunct clinical instructor)
                NECO (Affiliated Clinical Professor)
               
Member:  AAO Fellow
                 AFOS
                 AOA
                 NAVAO
                
Residency Trained: VA (Residency Specialty: Primary Eye Care/Ocular Disease)
 
Perry Point VAMC
VA Maryland Healthcare System
(VISN: 5  station: 512A5)
Optometry Clinic (11CI)
Perry Point, MD 21902
Low Vision Clinic
Residency Program:
Resident Per Year: 1
Speciality: Primary Eye Care/Ocular Disease
Residency Coordinator: Amy J. Quan, OD
Resident Affiliated Institutions:  Salus University  
Student Program:
Student Coordinator: Amy J. Quan, OD, FAAO
Student Affiliated Institution Student/Rotation Duration Total Student/Year
Indiana University 1-2 12 weeks 8*
ICO 1-2 12 weeks 8*
SUNY 1-2 12 weeks 8*
 
Dr. Amy Jill Quan
Job Title: Chief
Degree(s): OD
Full-time
Phone: (410) 642-2411 x 5080
Fax: (410) 642-1048
Email:  amy.quanat signva.gov
Faculty:  SUNY (Adjunct assistant clinical professor)
                ICO (Adjunct assistant professor)
                Indiana University (Adjunct assistant professor)
                Salus University (Adjunct clinical instructor)
                NECO (Affiliated Clinical Professor)
               
Member:  AAO Fellow
                 AFOS
                 AOA
                 NAVAO
                
Residency Trained: VA (Residency Specialty: Primary Eye Care/Ocular Disease)
 

 Massachusetts

Bedford VAMC - Edith Nourse Rogers Memorial
(VISN: 1  station: 518)
Eye Clinic (518-11A)
200 Springs Road
Bedford, MA 01730
Geriatric Research Education and Clinical Center program
Residency Program:
Resident Per Year: 2
Speciality: Primary Eye Care/Geriatic Optometry
Residency Coordinator: Anna DeNardo, OD
Resident Affiliated Institutions:  NECO  
Student Program:
Student Coordinator: Anna DeNardo, OD
Student Affiliated Institution Student/Rotation Duration Total Student/Year
NECO 3 12 weeks 12
 
Dr. Anna DeNardo
Job Title: Staff Optometrist
Degree(s): OD
Full-time
Phone: (781) 687-2538
Fax: (781) 687-2753
Email:  anna.denardoat signva.gov
Faculty:  NECO (Adjunct faculty)
               
Member:  NAVAO
                
Residency Trained: VA (Residency Specialty: Primary Eye Care)
ACMO certified
 
Dr. Donee L. Wong
Job Title: Staff Optometrist
Degree(s): OD
Full-time
Phone: (781) 687-2538
Fax: (781) 687-2753
Email:  donee.wongat signva.gov
Faculty:  NECO (Adjunct assistant professor)
               
Member:  AAO Fellow
                 AOA
                 NAVAO
                
Residency Trained: VA (Residency Specialty: Primary Eye Care)
Advanced Clinic Access Coordinator: Local VA Facility
 
Brockton Division
VA Boston Healthcare System
(VISN: 1  station: 523A5)
Optometry Clinic (112B)
940 Belmont Street
Brockton, MA 02301
Low Vision Clinic
Geriatric Research Education and Clinical Center program
Residency Program:
Resident Per Year: 3
Speciality: Ocular Disease/Primary Eye Care
Residency Coordinator: Kevin Toolin,OD
Resident Affiliated Institutions:  NECO  
Research Fellowship Training Program
Fellowship Program Coordinator: Barry Fisch, OD
Number of 1st year fellows/year: 1
Number of 2nd year fellows/year: 1
Fellowship training areas: Clinical Trials, Dual Sensory Impairment, Epidemiology, Geriatrics, Gerontology, Health Services Research and Development, Ocular Disease, Optometric Research, Rehabilitation Research and Development, Telemedicine, Vision Therapy COVD, Visual Impairment and Low Vision Rehabilitation
Student Program:
Student Coordinator: KevinToolin, OD
Student Affiliated Institution Student/Rotation Duration Total Student/Year
NECO 2-3 3/6 months 6
NECO 3-4 3/6 months 4-6
 
Dr. Nyssa Connell
Job Title: Staff Optometrist
Degree(s): OD
Full-time
Phone: (857) 364-6063
Fax: (857) 364-6092
Email:  nyssa.connellat signva.gov
Pager: (617) 705-5374
Faculty:  NECO (Adjunct clinical faculty)
               
Member:  AOA
                 NAVAO
                
Fellowship Trained: Optometric Research
Residency Trained: VA (Residency Specialty: Ocular Disease, Primary Eye Care)
ACMO certified
Research: Principal Investigator
 
Dr. Robert J. Parks
Job Title: Staff Optometrist
Part-time (3 days)
Phone: (774) 826-1106
Fax: (774) 826-2606
Email:  robert.parks2at signva.gov
Faculty:  NECO (Adjunct clinical instructor)
               
Member:  AAO Fellow
                 AOA
                 NAVAO
                
Residency Trained: VA
 
Dr. Kevin C. Toolin
Job Title: Co-Director of Optometric Residencies
Degree(s): OD
Full-time
Phone: (508) 583-4500 x 61106
Fax: (774) 826-2606
Email:  kevin.toolinat signva.gov
Pager: (617) 705-9714
Faculty:  NECO (Clinical instructor)
               
Member:  AAO Fellow
                 NAVAO
                
Residency Trained: VA (Residency Specialty: Ocular Disease)
ACMO certified
 
Jamaica Plain Campus
VA Boston Healthcare System
(VISN: 1  station: 523)
Eye Clinic (112-0)
150 South Huntington Avenue
Boston, MA 02130
Visual Impairment Services Outpatient Rehabilitation (VISOR) program
Low Vision Clinic
Geriatric Research Education and Clinical Center program
Residency Program:
Resident Per Year: 3
Speciality: Ocular Disease/Primary Eye Care
Residency Coordinator: Tak Chau, OD
Resident Affiliated Institutions:  NECO  
Research Fellowship Training Program
Fellowship Program Coordinator: Baharak Asefzadeh, OD
Number of 1st year fellows/year: 1
Number of 2nd year fellows/year: 1
Fellowship training areas: Clinical Trials, Epidemiology, Gerontology, Telemedicine, Visual Impairment and Low Vision Rehabilitation
Affiliated Institution: NECO
Student Program:
Student Coordinator: Susan Haesaert, OD
Student Affiliated Institution Student/Rotation Duration Total Student/Year
NECO 2-3 12 weeks 10
Salus University 1 12 weeks 2
ICO 1 12 weeks 4
SUNY 1 12 weeks 4
 
Dr. Baharak Asefzadeh
Job Title: Attending Optometrist, Director, VA Boston Optometric Research Fellowship
Degree(s): OD, MS
Full-time
Phone: (857) 364-4211
Fax: (857) 364-6092
Email:  baharak.asefzadehat signva.gov
Pager: (617) 705-1679
Faculty:  NECO (Adjunct clinical professor)
               
Member:  AAO Fellow
                 NAVAO
                
Fellowship Trained: Ocular Disease
Residency Trained: VA (Residency Specialty: Primary Eye Care)
ACMO certified
Research: Principal Investigator
 
Dr. Anthony Cavallerano
Job Title: Director, Store & Forward Boston Training Center
Degree(s): OD
Full-time
Phone: (857) 364-2281
Fax: (857) 364-6092
Email:  anthony.cavalleranoat signva.gov
Faculty:  NECO (Professor)
               
Member:  AAO Fellow
                 AOA
                 NAVAO
                 Optometric Retina Society
                
Teleretinal Imaging Coordinator: , National
Research: Principal Investigator
 
Dr. Tak Chau
Job Title: Staff Optometrist
Degree(s): OD
Full-time
Phone: (857) 364-6508
Fax: (857) 364-6538
Email:  tak.chauat signva.gov
Faculty:  SUNY (Adjunct assistant clinical professor)
                NECO (Adjunct clinical faculty)
                ICO (Adjunct clinical instructor)
               
Member:  NAVAO
                
Residency Trained: VA (Residency Specialty: Hospital-Based Optometry, Ocular Disease)
 
Dr. Nyssa Connell
Job Title: Staff Optometrist
Degree(s): OD
Full-time
Phone: (857) 364-6063
Fax: (857) 364-6092
Email:  nyssa.connellat signva.gov
Pager: (617) 705-5374
Faculty:  NECO (Adjunct clinical faculty)
               
Member:  AOA
                 NAVAO
                
Fellowship Trained: Optometric Research
Residency Trained: VA (Residency Specialty: Ocular Disease, Primary Eye Care)
ACMO certified
Research: Principal Investigator
 
Dr. Robert W. Dunphy
Job Title: Staff Optometrist
Degree(s): OD
Full-time
Phone: (857) 364-5120
Fax: (857) 363-6538
Email:  robert.dunphyat signva.gov
Pager: (617) 705-5807
Faculty:  NECO (Clinical professor)
                ICO (Instructor)
                Salus University (Instructor)
               
Member:  AAO Fellow
                 American Telemedicine Assoc
                 NAVAO
                
Residency Trained: VA
ACMO certified
Teleretinal Imaging Coordinator: Local VA Facility
Research: Principal Investigator , Co-investigator
 
Dr. Susan P. Haesaert
Job Title: Attending Optometrist
Degree(s): OD
Full-time
Phone: (617) 232-9500 x 46669
Fax: (857) 364-6648
Email:  susan.haesaertat signva.gov
Pager: (617) 705-7698
Faculty:  NECO (Assoc professor)
                Tufts Medical School (Clinical instructor)
               
Member:  AAO Fellow
                 NAVAO
                
Residency Trained: VA
 
Dr. Paul Marescalchi
Job Title: Staff Optometrist
Degree(s): OD
Full Time
Phone: (617) 323-7700 x 35438
Email:  paul.marescalchiat signmed.va.gov
Member:  NAVAO
                
 
Dr. Wendy Newman-Evans
Job Title: Staff Optometrist
Degree(s): OD
Part-time (1 day/week) and con
Phone: (857) 364-4293
Fax: (857) 364-4407
Email:  wendy.newmanat signva.gov
 
Dr. Douglas Rett
Job Title: Staff Optometrist
Degree(s): OD
Full-time
Phone: (617) 323-7700 x 35440
Fax: (857) 203-5706
Email:  douglas.rett2at signva.gov
Faculty:  ICO (Adjunct faculty)
                NECO (Adjunct faculty)
                SUNY (Adjunct faculty)
               
Member:  AOA
                 NAVAO
                
Residency Trained: VA
Research: Co-investigator
 
Dr. Susan Rodgin
Job Title: Staff Optometrist
Degree(s): OD
Part-time (0.25 FTEE)
Phone: (617) 232-9500 x 46669
Fax: (857) 364-6648
Email:  susan.rodginat signva.gov
Pager: (508) 492-0222
Faculty:  NECO (Adjunct faculty)
               
Member:  AAO Fellow
                 AOA
                 NAVAO
                
Residency Trained: VA
 
Dr. Gerald J. Selvin
Job Title: Associate Chief
Degree(s): OD
Full-time
Phone: (857) 364-6041
Fax: (857) 364-6648
Email:  gerald.selvinat signva.gov
Pager: (617) 705-8796
Member of the VA Optometry Professional Standards Board
Faculty:  NECO (Professor)
               
Member:  AAO Fellow
                 American Telemedicine Assoc
                 AOA
                 NAVAO
                
Teleretinal Imaging Coordinator: Local VA Facility, VISN, National
Optometry VISN Consultant Member
Optometry Field Advisory Committee Member
Research: Co-investigator
 
Dr. Sarah Dougherty Wood
Job Title: Optometry Clinical Research Fellow
Degree(s): OD
Full-time
Phone: (857) 364-6589
Email:  sarah.woodat signva.gov
Member:  AAO Fellow
                 AOA
                 NAVAO
                
Residency Trained: VA (Residency Specialty: Low Vision Rehabilitation, Ocular Disease)
Research: Principal Investigator
 
West Roxbury VAMC
VA Boston Healthcare System
(VISN: 1  station: 523)
1400 VFW Parkway
West Roxbury, MA 02132
Residency Program:
Resident Per Year: 2
Speciality: Ocular Disease/Primary Eye Care
Residency Coordinator: Lisa Fanciullo, OD
Resident Affiliated Institutions:  NECO  
Student Program:
Student Coordinator: Lisa Fanciullo, OD
Student Affiliated Institution Student/Rotation Duration Total Student/Year
NECO 1 12 weeks 4 - 4th year students
NECO 1-2 20 weeks 3-6 - 3rd year students
 
Dr. Lisa Fanciullo
Job Title: Staff Optometrist
Degree(s): BA, OD
Full-time
Phone: (617) 323-7700 x 35438
Fax: (857) 203-5706
Email:  lisa.fanciulloat signva.gov
Pager: (617) 705-5204
Faculty:  NECO (Affiliated Clinical Professor)
               
Member:  AAO Fellow
                
Residency Trained: VA (Residency Specialty: Primary Eye Care)
 
Dr. Paul Marescalchi
Job Title: Staff Optometrist
Degree(s): OD
Full Time
Phone: (617) 323-7700 x 35438
Email:  paul.marescalchiat signmed.va.gov
Member:  NAVAO
                
 
Dr. Douglas Rett
Job Title: Staff Optometrist
Degree(s): OD
Full-time
Phone: (617) 323-7700 x 35440
Fax: (857) 203-5706
Email:  douglas.rett2at signva.gov
Faculty:  ICO (Adjunct faculty)
                NECO (Adjunct faculty)
                SUNY (Adjunct faculty)
               
Member:  AOA
                 NAVAO
                
Residency Trained: VA
Research: Co-investigator
 
Dr. Sarah Dougherty Wood
Job Title: Optometry Clinical Research Fellow
Degree(s): OD
Full-time
Phone: (857) 364-6589
Email:  sarah.woodat signva.gov
Member:  AAO Fellow
                 AOA
                 NAVAO
                
Residency Trained: VA (Residency Specialty: Low Vision Rehabilitation, Ocular Disease)
Research: Principal Investigator
 
Worcester Outpatient Clinic
VA Boston Healthcare System
(VISN: 1  station: 523GB)
Optometry Clinic (112B)
605 Lincoln Street
Worcester, MA 01605
Residency Program:
Resident Per Year: 1
Speciality: Ocular Disease
Residency Coordinator: James M. Aylward, OD
Resident Affiliated Institutions:  NECO  
Student Program:
Student Coordinator: James Aylward, OD
Student Affiliated Institution Student/Rotation Duration Total Student/Year
NECO 1 12 weeks 4
 
Dr. James M. Aylward
Job Title: Staff Optometrist
Degree(s): OD
Full-time
Phone: (508) 856-0104 x 17025
Fax: (508) 853-4961
Email:  james.aylwardat signva.gov
Faculty:  NECO (Adjunct assistant professor)
               
Member:  AAO Fellow
                 NAVAO
                
Residency Trained: VA
 
Dr. Douglas Rett
Job Title: Staff Optometrist
Degree(s): OD
Full-time
Phone: (617) 323-7700 x 35440
Fax: (857) 203-5706
Email:  douglas.rett2at signva.gov
Faculty:  ICO (Adjunct faculty)
                NECO (Adjunct faculty)
                SUNY (Adjunct faculty)
               
Member:  AOA
                 NAVAO
                
Residency Trained: VA
Research: Co-investigator
 

 Michigan

Battle Creek VAMC
(VISN: 11  station: 515)
Eye Clinic (123)
5500 Armstrong Road
Battle Creek, MI 49015
Residency Program:
Resident Per Year: 2
Speciality: Ocular Disease
Residency Coordinator: Molly McGinty-Tauren, OD
Resident Affiliated Institutions:  Michigan College of Optometry  
Student Program:
Student Coordinator: Molly McGinty-Tauren, OD
Student Affiliated Institution Student/Rotation Duration Total Student/Year
Michigan College of Optometry 2 16 weeks 6
ICO 1 14 weeks 4
NECO 1 occasional 14 weeks 2
 
Dr. Molly B. McGinty-Tauren
Job Title: Staff Optometrist
Degree(s): OD
Full-time
Phone: (269) 966-5600 x 32451
Email:  molly.mcginty-taurenat signva.gov
Faculty:  ICO (Adjunct clinical faculty)
                MCO (Adjunct faculty)
                NECO (Adjunct faculty)
               
Member:  AAO Fellow
                 AFOS
                 NAVAO
                
Residency Trained: VA (Residency Specialty: Ocular Disease)
ACMO certified
 
Dr. Michael R. Vandeveer
Job Title: Staff Optometrist
Degree(s): OD, MPA
Full-time
Phone: (269) 966-5600 x 32455
Fax: (269) 223-6502
Email:  michael.vandeveerat signva.gov
Pager: (269) 417-2578
Faculty:  ICO (Adjunct associate clinical professor)
                NECO (Adjunct associate clinical professor)
                Michigan College of Optometry (Adjunct clinical professor)
               
Member:  AAO Fellow
                 AFOS
                 AOA
                
Residency Trained: VA (Residency Specialty: Low Vision Rehabilitation, Primary Eye Care)
Teleretinal Imaging Coordinator: Local VA Facility
Optometry VISN Mentor
 
Detroit - John Dingell VAMC
(VISN: 11  station: 553)
4646 John R. Street
Optometry Clinic (112S)
Detroit, MI 48201
Visual Impairment Services Outpatient Rehabilitation (VISOR) program
Low Vision Clinic
Residency Program:
Resident Per Year: 2
Speciality: Primary Eye Care
Residency Coordinator: Phillip Elston, OD and Jeanette Carbone Varanelli OD
Resident Affiliated Institutions:  Michigan College of Optometry  
Student Program:
Student Coordinator: Phillip Elston, OD
Student Affiliated Institution Student/Rotation Duration Total Student/Year
ICO 0-2 12 weeks 0-8
Michigan College of Optometry 2 16 weeks 6
Salus University 0-2 16 weeks 0-6
Waterloo 2 16 weeks 6
NECO 2 16 weeks 4
 
Dr. Luciana M. Coscione
Job Title: Staff Optometrist, Low Vision Optometrist
Degree(s): OD
Part-time (0.8 FTEE)
Phone: (313) 576-5742
Fax: (313) 576-1002
Email:  luciana.coscioneat signva.gov
Pager: (313) 250-0230
Faculty:  Michigan College of Optometry (Clinical associate professor)
               
Member:  AOA
                
Residency Trained: VA (Residency Specialty: Ocular Disease)
 
Dr. Phillip R. Elston
Job Title: Staff Optometrist
Degree(s): OD
Part-time
Phone: (313) 576-1000 x 65742
Email:  phillip.elstonat signva.gov
Pager: (313) 250-0280
Member:  AOA
                
Residency Trained: Non VA (Residency Specialty: Ocular Disease, Primary Eye Care)
 
Dr. Chad R. Gallatin
Job Title: Staff Optometrist
Degree(s): OD
Part-time (0.7 FTE)
Phone: (313) 576-1000 x 65742
Fax: (313) 576-1002
Email:  chad.gallatinat signmed.va.gov
Pager: (313) 250-0074
Faculty:  Michigan College of Optometry (Clinical associate professor)
                Waterloo (Clinical associate professor)
                ICO (Clinical professor)
                Salus University (Clinical professor)
               
Member:  AOA
                
 
Dr. Arlene Gold
Job Title: Chief, Optometry
Degree(s): OD
Full-time
Phone: (313) 576-1000 x 65742
Fax: (313) 576-1002
Email:  arlene.goldat signmed.va.gov
Pager: (313) 250-3043
Faculty:  Salus University (Adjunct faculty)
                ICO (Assoc professor)
                Michigan College of Optometry (Assoc professor)
               
Member:  AOA
                
Advanced Clinic Access Coordinator: Local VA Facility
 
Dr. Craig R. Swanson
Job Title: Staff Optometrist
Degree(s): OD
Part-time (1day/week)
Email:  craig.swansonat signva.gov
Pager: (248) 367-0377
Faculty:  Michigan College of Optometry (Adjunct faculty)
               
Member:  AOA
                
Residency Trained: VA
 
Dr. Jeanette Carbone Varanelli
Job Title: Chief of Optometry
Degree(s): OD
Full Time
Phone: 313-576-1000 x 65742
Fax: 313-576-1002
Email:  Jeanette.Varanelliat signva.gov
Pager: 313-250-0513
Faculty:  Michigan College of Optometry (Adjunct assistant clinical professor)
                ICO (Adjunct assistant professor)
                Waterloo (Adjunct associate clinical professor)
                NECO (Adjunct clinical faculty)
                Salus University (Adjunct clinical faculty)
               
Member:  NAVAO
                
Teleretinal Imaging Coordinator: Local VA Facility, VISN
 
Dr. Jaime B. Zadoff
Job Title: Staff Optometrist
Degree(s): OD
Full-time
Phone: (313) 576-1000 x 65742
Fax: (313) 576-1002
Email:  jaime.zadoffat signva.gov
Faculty:  NECO (Adjunct clinical faculty)
                Salus University (Adjunct clinical faculty)
                Waterloo (Adjunct clinical faculty)
                Michigan College of Optometry (Clinical assistant professor)
               
Member:  AAO Fellow
                 NAVAO
                
Residency Trained: VA (Residency Specialty: Ocular Disease)
 
Grand Rapids VA OPC
VAMC Battle Creek
(VISN: 11  station: 515BY)
Optometry (11Q)
3019 Coit NE
Grand Rapids, MI 49505
Visual Impairment Services Outpatient Rehabilitation (VISOR) program
Residency Program:
Resident Per Year: 1
Speciality: Ocular Disease
Residency Coordinator: Douglas Coon, OD
Resident Affiliated Institutions:  Michigan College of Optometry  
Student Program:
Student Coordinator: Douglas Coon, OD
Student Affiliated Institution Student/Rotation Duration Total Student/Year
ICO 1 12 weeks 4
MCO 2 16 weeks 6
 
Dr. Douglas A. Coon
Job Title: Chief Optometrist, Residency Director
Degree(s): OD
Full-time
Phone: (616) 365-9575 x 37585
Fax: (616) 365-7509
Email:  douglas.coonat signva.gov
Pager: (269) 417-2465
Faculty:  ICO (Clinical assistant professor)
                MCO (Clinical associate professor)
               
Member:  AAO Fellow
                 AFOS
                 AOA
                 NAVAO
                
Residency Trained: VA (Residency Specialty: Ocular Disease)
ACMO certified
 
Dr. Joy A. Kerns
Job Title: Staff Optometrist
Degree(s): OD
Full-time
Phone: (616) 365-9462
Fax: (616) 365-9471
Email:  joy.kernsat signva.gov
Faculty:  Michigan College of Optometry (Adjunct faculty)
               
Member:  AFOS
                 AOA
                 NAVAO
                
Residency Trained: VA (Residency Specialty: Ocular Disease)
ACMO certified
 

 Minnesota

Minneapolis VA Health Care System
(VISN: 23  station: 618)
One Veteran Drive (100-77)
Minneapolis, MN 55417
Visual Impairment Services Outpatient Rehabilitation (VISOR) program
Low Vision Clinic
Polytrauma Rehabilitation Center
Polytrauma Rehabilitation Network Site
Geriatric Research Education and Clinical Center program
Residency Program:
Resident Per Year: 2
Speciality: Primary Eye Care/Low Vision Rehabilitation
Residency Coordinator: Joseph Pruitt, OD, MBA
Resident Affiliated Institutions:  ICO  
Student Program:
Student Coordinator: Joseph Pruitt, OD, FAAO
Student Affiliated Institution Student/Rotation Duration Total Student/Year
UMSL 1-2 6 weeks 4-8*
UIWRSO 1-2 12 weeks 4-8*
SCO 1-2 12 weeks 4-8*
 
Dr. Joseph A. Pruitt
Job Title: Staff Optometrist
Degree(s): OD
Full-time
Phone: (612) 629-7578
Fax: (612) 629-7702
Email:  joseph.pruitt3at signva.gov
Faculty:  UMSL (Adjunct faculty)
               
Member:  AAO Fellow
                 AFOS
                 AOA
                 NAVAO
                
Residency Trained: VA (Residency Specialty: Cornea and Contact Lenses, Geriatric Optometry, Low Vision Rehabilitation, Primary Eye Care)
ACMO certified
 

 Mississippi

No Optometrists found.

 Missouri

Columbia - Harry S. Truman Memorial VAMC
VA Heartland-West
(VISN: 15  station: 543)
589A4 SC/Surg Clinic
800 Hospital Drive
Columbia, MO 65201
Residency Program:
Resident Per Year: 1-2
Speciality: Primary Eye Care
Residency Coordinator: Christine C. Tran, OD
Resident Affiliated Institutions:  UMSL  
Student Program:
Student Coordinator: Richard Zimbalist, OD
Student Affiliated Institution Student/Rotation Duration Total Student/Year
UMSL 1 16 weeks 3
 
Dr. Robert L. Bernskoetter
Job Title: Staff Optometrist
Degree(s): OD
Part-time (0.2 FTE - Tuesdays)
Phone: (573) 466-4473
Email:  robert.bernskoetterat signva.gov
Faculty:  ICO (Adjunct clinical preceptor)
               
Member:  AOA
                
 
Dr. Christine C. Tran
Job Title: Staff Optometrist
Degree(s): OD, FAAO
Full-time
Phone: (573) 814-6394
Fax: (573) 814-6340
Email:  christine.tranat signva.gov
Faculty:  UMSL (Adjunct assistant professor)
               
Member:  AAO Fellow
                 AFOS
                 AOA
                 NAVAO
                
 
Dr. Richard Zimbalist
Job Title: Staff Optometrist
Degree(s): OD
Full-time
Phone: (573) 814-6000 x 53120
Fax: (573) 814-6340
Email:  richard.zimbalistat signva.gov
Faculty:  UMSL (Adjunct assistant professor)
               
Member:  AOA
                
Residency Trained: VA (Residency Specialty: Ocular Disease)
Teleretinal Imaging Coordinator: Local VA Facility
 
Kansas City VA Medical Center
VA Heartland-West
(VISN: 15  station: 589)
Eye/Victors Clinic (112G)
4801 Linwood Blvd.
Kansas City, MO 64128
Visual Impairment Center To Optimize Remaining Sight (VICTORS)
Low Vision Clinic
Residency Program:
Resident Per Year: 3
Speciality: Primary Eye Care/Low Vision Rehabilitation
Residency Coordinator: Timothy Harkins, OD
Resident Affiliated Institutions:  UMSL  
Student Program:
Student Coordinator: Timothy Harkins, OD
Student Affiliated Institution Student/Rotation Duration Total Student/Year
UMSL 3 16 weeks 12
 
Dr. Bob E. Carty
Degree(s): OD
Contract (C&P 2xmonth)
Phone: (816) 861-4700
Email:  robert.cartyat signva.gov
 
Dr. Anthony DeWilde
Job Title: Staff Optometrist
Degree(s): OD
Full-time
Phone: (816) 861-4700 x 57411
Fax: (816) 922-3382
Email:  anthony.dewildeat signva.gov
Faculty:  UMSL (Adjunct faculty)
               
Member:  AAO Fellow
                 AOA
                 NAVAO
                
Residency Trained: VA (Residency Specialty: Ocular Disease)
Teleretinal Imaging Coordinator: Local VA Facility, VISN
 
Dr. Timothy J. Harkins
Job Title: Staff Optometrist
Degree(s): OD
Full-time
Phone: (816) 861-4700 x 57434
Fax: (816) 922-3382
Email:  timothy.harkinsat signmed.va.gov
            harkins.timothyat signkansas-city.med.va.gov
Faculty:  UMSL (Assoc professor)
               
Member:  AOA
                
 
Dr. Candice A. Law
Job Title: Staff Optometrist
Degree(s): OD, MS
Full-time
Phone: (816) 861-4700 x 57906
Email:  candice.lawat signva.gov
Faculty:  UMSL (Adjunct professor)
               
Residency Trained: VA (Residency Specialty: Primary Eye Care/Low Vision Rehabilitation)
Teleretinal Imaging Coordinator: Local VA Facility
 
Dr. Joseph H. Maino
Job Title: Chief
Degree(s): OD
Full-time
Phone: (816) 861-4700 x 67401
Fax: (816) 922-3382
Email:  joe.mainoat signva.gov
            KCPhotoEyeat signyahoo.com
Faculty:  UMSL (Adjunct professor)
                U of KS Med Center
                Ophthalmology Dept (Clinical professor)
               
Member:  AAO Fellow
                 AFOS
                 AOA
                 NAVAO
                
Residency Trained: VA (Residency Specialty: Low Vision Rehabilitation, Primary Eye Care)
Advanced Clinic Access Coordinator: Local VA Facility, VISN
Teleretinal Imaging Coordinator: Local VA Facility, VISN
Optometry VISN Consultant Member
Optometry Field Advisory Committee Member
Research: Co-principal Investigator
 
Dr. Kristen Moyer
Job Title: Chief of Optometry
Degree(s): OD
Full-time
Phone: (816) 861-4700 x 57402
Fax: 816-922-3382
Email:  kristen.moyerat signva.gov
Faculty:  UMSL (Adjunct faculty)
               
Member:  AAO Fellow
                 NAVAO
                
Residency Trained: VA (Residency Specialty: Low Vision Rehabilitation, Ocular Disease, Primary Eye Care)
ACMO certified
Optometry VISN Consultant Member
 
St. Louis VA - John Cochran Division
St. Louis VA Medical Center
(VISN: 15  station: 657)
Eye Clinic (11F JC)
915 N. Grand Avenue
St. Louis, MO 63106-1621
Low Vision Clinic
Polytrauma Rehabilitation Center
Polytrauma Rehabilitation Network Site
Residency Program:
Resident Per Year: 2
Speciality: Primary Eye Care
Residency Coordinator: Steven J. Grondalski, OD
Resident Affiliated Institutions:  UMSL  
Student Program:
Student Coordinator: Dwayne Young, OD
Student Affiliated Institution Student/Rotation Duration Total Student/Year
UMSL 2 8 weeks 12
 
Dr. Julia A Dombek
Job Title: Staff Optometrist
Degree(s): OD
Full-time
Phone: 614-652-4100 x 53429
Fax: 314-289-6581
Email:  Julia.dombekat signva.gov
Faculty:  UMSL (Adjunct faculty)
               
Residency Trained: VA (Residency Specialty: Primary Eye Care/Geriatic Optometry)
 
Dr. Steven J. Grondalski
Job Title: Staff Optometrist
Degree(s): OD
Full-time
Phone: (314) 652-4100
Fax: (314) 289-6581
Email:  steven.grondalskiat signmed.va.gov
Pager: (314) 905-0363
Faculty:  UMSL (Adjunct faculty)
                Washington University Department of Ophthalmology (Adjunct faculty)
               
Member:  AAO Fellow
                 AFOS
                 AOA
                 NAVAO
                
Residency Trained: VA
 
Dr. Theresa Nguyen
Job Title: Staff Optometrist
Degree(s): OD
Full-time
Phone: 314-652-4100 x 53038
Email:  Theresa.Nguyen2at signva.gov
Faculty:  UMSL (Adjunct clinical faculty)
               
Member:  AFOS
                 NAVAO
                
Residency Trained: VA (Residency Specialty: Primary Eye Care)
 
Dr. Jane Shea
Job Title: Staff Optometrist
Degree(s): OD
Full-time
Phone: (314) 652-4100 x 53619
Fax: (314) 289-6581
Email:  jane.sheaat signva.gov
Member:  AOA
                
Residency Trained: VA
 
Dr. Donald E. Simpson
Job Title: Staff Optometrist
Degree(s): OD
Full-time
Phone: (314) 652-4100 x 53038
             (314) 652-4100 x 56409
Email:  donald.simpsonat signva.gov
Faculty:  UMSL (Adjunct assistant professor)
               
Member:  AAO Fellow
                 AFOS
                 AMSUS
                 AOA
                 NAVAO
                
 
Dr. Dwayne Douglas Young
Job Title: Staff Optometrist
Degree(s): OD
Full-time
Phone: (314) 652-4100 x 63495
             (314) 652-4100 x 53619
Fax: (314) 894-5775
Email:  dwayne.youngat signva.gov
Faculty:  UMSL (Clinical assistant professor)
               
Member:  AAO Fellow
                 AFOS
                 AOA
                 NAVAO
                
Residency Trained: VA
ACMO certified
 

 Montana

No Optometrists found.

 Nebraska

No Optometrists found.

 Nevada

Reno VAMC
Sierra Nevada Healthcare System
(VISN: 21  station: )
Eye clinic (11AC-E)
975 Kirman Street
Reno, NV 89502
Low Vision Clinic
Residency Program:
Resident Per Year: 2
Speciality: Primary Eye Care
Residency Coordinator: Marla Plecha, OD
Resident Affiliated Institutions:  UCB  
Student Program:
Student Coordinator: Kristin Rutherford, OD
Student Affiliated Institution Student/Rotation Duration Total Student/Year
Berkeley 1 10 weeks 5
PUCO 1 16 weeks 4
NECO 0+ 16 weeks variable
 
Dr. Marla Plecha
Job Title: Eye clinic supervisor/VISTA Coordinator
Degree(s): BS,OD
Full-time
Phone: (775) 786-7200 x 6050
             (775) 786-7200 x 6073
Fax: (775) 326-5743
Email:  marla.plechaat signva.gov
Pager: (775) 689-0374
Faculty:  Berkeley (Adjunct clinical faculty)
               
Member:  AOA
                
Advanced Clinic Access Coordinator: Local VA Facility
 
Dr. Kristin Rutherford
Job Title: Staff Optometrist
Degree(s): OD
Full-time
Phone: (775) 786-7200 x 6057
Fax: (775) 326-5743
Email:  kristin.brennan2at signva.gov
Faculty:  PUCO (Adjunct clinical faculty)
                UCB (Adjunct clinical faculty)
               
Member:  AOA
                 NAVAO
                
Residency Trained: VA (Residency Specialty: Ocular Disease, Primary Eye Care)
 
VA Southern Nevada Healthcare System
(VISN: 22  station: 593)
North Las Vegas VA Medical Center Eye Clinic (123)
6900 North Pecos Road
North Las Vegas, NV 89086
Low Vision Clinic
Residency Program:
Resident Per Year: 4
Speciality: Ocular Disease
Residency Coordinator: Lane Fujimoto, OD
Resident Affiliated Institutions:  SCCOMBK  
Student Program:
Student Coordinator: Paul Vejabul, OD
Student Affiliated Institution Student/Rotation Duration Total Student/Year
ICO 2 12 weeks 8
SCCOMBK 5 12 weeks 16
 
Dr. Geoffrey F. Chiara
Job Title: Chief, Optometry Section
Degree(s): BS, BS, OD
Full-time
Phone: (702) 791-9125
Fax: (702) 791-9376
Email:  geoffrey.chiaraat signva.gov
Member of the VA Optometry Professional Standards Board; ABCMO Certification
Faculty:  ICO (Adjunct associate professor)
                SCCOMBK (Assistant professor)
               
Member:  AAO Fellow
                 NAVAO
                
Residency Trained: VA (Residency Specialty: Hospital-Based Optometry)
ACMO certified
Advanced Clinic Access Coordinator: Local VA Facility
 
Dr. Theresa Chong
Job Title: Staff Optometrist/Low Vision Optometrist
Degree(s): BS, OD
Full-time
Phone: (702) 791-9125
Fax: (702) 791-9376
Email:  theresa.chong2at signva.gov
Faculty:  ICO (Adjunct instructor)
                SCCOMBK (Assistant professor)
               
Member:  AAO Fellow
                 NAVAO
                
Residency Trained: VA (Residency Specialty: Primary Eye Care/Low Vision Rehabilitation)
 
Dr. Lane T. Fujimoto
Job Title: Assistant Chief, Optometry Section
Degree(s): BS,OD
Full-time
Phone: (702) 791-9125
Fax: (702) 791-9376
Email:  lane.fujimotoat signva.gov
ABCMO Certification
Faculty:  ICO (Adjunct assistant professor)
                SCCOMBK (Assistant professor)
               
Member:  AFOS
                 AOA
                 NAVAO
                
Residency Trained: VA (Residency Specialty: Geriatric Optometry, Primary Eye Care)
 
Dr. Russell L. Jew
Job Title: Senior Staff Optometrist
Degree(s): BS, OD
Full-time
Phone: (702) 791-9125
Fax: (702) 791-9376
Email:  russell.jew2at signva.gov
ABCMO certification
Faculty:  ICO (Adjunct associate professor)
                SCCOMBK (Assistant professor)
               
Member:  AAO Fellow
                 NAVAO
                
Residency Trained: VA (Residency Specialty: Geriatric Optometry, Primary Eye Care)
Teleretinal Imaging Coordinator: Local VA Facility
 
Dr. Brian S. Kawasaki
Job Title: Staff Optometrist
Degree(s): BS, OD, MBA
Full-time
Phone: (702) 791-9125
Fax: (702) 791-9376
Email:  brian.kawasakiat signva.gov
ABCMO Certification
Faculty:  ICO (Adjunct associate professor)
                SCCOMBK (Assistant professor)
               
Member:  AAO Fellow
                 AFOS
                 AMSUS
                 AOA
                 NAVAO
                
Residency Trained: VA (Residency Specialty: Primary Eye Care)
ACMO certified
Optometry VISN Consultant Member
Optometry Field Advisory Committee Member
 
Dr. Michelle E. Matson
Job Title: Staff Optometrist
Degree(s): BS, OD
Full-time
Phone: (702) 791-9125
Fax: (702) 791-9376
Email:  michelle.matson3at signva.gov
Faculty:  ICO (Adjunct instructor)
                SCCOMBK (Assistant professor)
               
Member:  NAVAO
                
Residency Trained: VA (Residency Specialty: Ocular Disease)
 
Dr. David J. Mietzner
Job Title: Staff Optometrist
Degree(s): BA, OD, MA
Full-time
Phone: 702-791-9125
Fax: 702-791-9376
Email:  david.mietznerat signva.gov
ABCMO certification
Faculty:  SCCOMBK (Assistant professor)
               
Member:  AAO Fellow
                 AFOS
                 AOA
                 NAVAO
                
 
Dr. Jennifer L. Monarrez
Job Title: Staff Optometrist
Degree(s): BS,OD
Full-time
Phone: 702-791-9125
Fax: 702-791-9376
Email:  jennifer.monarrezat signva.gov
Faculty:  ICO (Adjunct instructor)
                SCCOMBK (Assistant professor)
               
Member:  NAVAO
                
Residency Trained: VA (Residency Specialty: Ocular Disease)
 
Dr. Nina T. Tran
Job Title: Staff Optometrist
Degree(s): BS, OD
Full-time
Phone: 702-791-9125
Fax: 702-791-9376
Email:  nina.tranat signva.gov
Faculty:  ICO (Adjunct instructor)
                SCCOMBK (Assistant professor)
               
Member:  AFOS
                 AOA
                 NAVAO
                
Residency Trained: VA (Residency Specialty: Primary Eye Care/Geriatic Optometry)
ACMO certified
 
Dr. Paul A. Vejabul
Job Title: Staff Optometrist
Degree(s): BS, OD
Full-time
Phone: (702) 791-9125
Fax: (702) 791-9376
Email:  paul.vejabulat signva.gov
ABCMO certification
Faculty:  ICO (Adjunct assistant professor)
                SCCOMBK (Assistant professor)
               
Member:  NAVAO
                
Residency Trained: VA (Residency Specialty: Primary Eye Care)
ACMO certified
Optometry VISN Mentor
 

 New Hampshire

Manchester VAMC
(VISN: 1  station: 608)
Eye Clinic (112)
718 Smyth Rd
Manchester, NH 03104
Residency Program:
Resident Per Year: 2
Speciality: Ocular Disease
Residency Coordinator: Nadia Zalatimo, OD
Resident Affiliated Institutions:  NECO  
Student Program:
Student Coordinator: Jessica Potter, OD, FAAO
Student Affiliated Institution Student/Rotation Duration Total Student/Year
Salus University 1-2 12 weeks 4-8
NECO 3 12 weeks 12
 
Dr. Raymond Y. Chew
Job Title: Chief of Optometrist
Degree(s): OD
Full-time
Phone: (603) 624-4366 x 6894
Fax: (603) 629-3217
Email:  raymond.chewat signva.gov
Pager: (603) 666-1014
Faculty:  NECO (Adjunct associate professor)
                Salus University (Adjunct associate professor)
               
Member:  NAVAO
                
Residency Trained: VA
 
Dr. Andrew J Di Mattina
Job Title: Staff Optometrist
Degree(s): OD
Full-time
Phone: (603) 624-4366 x 6900
Fax: (603) 629-3217
Email:  andrew.dimattinaat signva.gov
Faculty:  NECO (Adjunct clinical faculty)
               
Member:  AAO Fellow
                 AOA
                
Residency Trained: VA (Residency Specialty: Ocular Disease)
 
Dr. Jessica L. Potter
Job Title: Staff Optometrist
Degree(s): OD
Part-time (3 d/w)
Phone: (603) 624-4366 x 6732
Fax: (603) 629-3217
Email:  jessica.potterat signva.gov
Faculty:  NECO (Adjunct assistant professor)
                Salus University (Adjunct assistant professor)
               
Member:  AAO Fellow
                 AFOS
                 AOA
                 NAVAO
                
ACMO certified
 
Dr. Nadia Zalatimo
Job Title: Chief
Degree(s): OD
Part-time (0.5FTEE)
Phone: (603) 624-4366 x 6675
Fax: (603) 629-3217
Email:  nadia.zalatimoat signva.gov
Pager: (603) 666-1775
Faculty:  NECO (Assistant professor)
                Salus University (Assistant professor)
               
Member:  AAO Fellow
                 AFOS
                 AOA
                 NAVAO
                
Residency Trained: VA (Residency Specialty: Ocular Disease)
Advanced Clinic Access Coordinator: Local VA Facility
 

 New Jersey

East Orange Campus - VA New Jersey Health Care System
VA New Jersey Health Care System
(VISN: 3  station: 561)
112/Eye
385 Tremont Avenue
East Orange, NJ 07018
Visual Impairment Services Outpatient Rehabilitation (VISOR) program
Low Vision Clinic
Blind Rehabilitation Center
Residency Program:
Resident Per Year: 3*
Speciality: Ocular Disease/Primary Eye Care
Residency Coordinator: Cathy Marques, OD and Malinda Cafiero, OD
Resident Affiliated Institutions:  SUNY  
Student Program:
Student Coordinator: Joseph Cercone, OD and Mayur Bhavsar, OD
Student Affiliated Institution Student/Rotation Duration Total Student/Year
Salus University 2-3 12 weeks 8-12
SUNY 1 12 weeks 4
 
Dr. Mayur Bhavsar
Job Title: Staff Optometrist
Degree(s): OD
Full-time
Phone: (908) 647-0180 x 4590
             (973) 676-1000 x 1138
Fax: 973-395-7188
Email:  mayur.bhavsarat signva.gov
Member:  AAO Fellow
                 AOA
                
Residency Trained: VA (Residency Specialty: Primary Eye Care)
 
Dr. Malinda A. Cafiero
Job Title: Staff Optometrist
Degree(s): OD
Part-time (5/8 FTE)
Phone: (908) 647-0180 x 4590
Fax: (908) 604-5844
Email:  malinda.cafieroat signva.gov
Faculty:  Salus University (Clinical associate professor)
                SUNY (Clinical associate professor)
                UH (Clinical associate professor)
               
Member:  AFOS
                 AOA
                 NAVAO
                
Residency Trained: VA (Residency Specialty: Ocular Disease, Primary Eye Care)
 
Dr. Catherine Chiu
Job Title: Staff Optometrist
Degree(s): OD
Part-time (M,W,F)
Phone: (973) 676-1000 x 3914
             (908) 647-0180 x 4590
Fax: (973( 395-7188
Email:  catherine.chiu2at signva.gov
Faculty:  SUNY (Adjunct faculty)
               
Member:  AAO Fellow
                 NAVAO
                
Residency Trained: VA (Residency Specialty: Low Vision Rehabilitation, Ocular Disease, Primary Eye Care)
 
Dr. Cathy Marques
Job Title: Staff Optometrist, Residency Program Supervisor
Degree(s): OD
Part-time (0.5 FTEE)
Phone: (973) 676-1000 x 3917
Fax: (973) 395-7188
Email:  cathy.marquesat signva.gov
Faculty:  SUNY (Adjunct assistant clinical professor)
               
Member:  AAO Fellow
                 NAVAO
                
Residency Trained: Non VA (Residency Specialty: Primary Eye Care)
Optometry VISN Mentor
 
Dr. Angela Tardanico
Job Title: Staff Optometrist
Degree(s): OD
Full-time
Phone: (973) 676-1000
Email:  angela.tardanicoat signva.gov
Faculty:  SUNY (Assistant clinical professor)
               
Residency Trained: VA
 
Dr. Bruce D. Walker
Job Title: Associate Chief
Degree(s): BS, OD
Part-time (7/8)
Phone: (908) 657-0180 x 4590
Fax: (908) 604-5249
Email:  bruce.walker2at signva.gov
Faculty:  Salus University (Clinical associate professor)
                SUNY (Clinical associate professor)
                UH (Clinical associate professor)
               
Member:  AFOS
                 AMSUS
                 AOA
                 NAVAO
                
 
Dr. Janis M. White
Job Title: Chief
Degree(s): OD, PhD
Full-time
Phone: (973) 676-1000 x 1457
Fax: (973) 395-7188
Email:  janis.whiteat signva.gov
Member:  ARVO
                
 
Hackensack CBOC
VA NJ Healthcare System
(VISN: 3  station: 561)
385 Prospect Avenue
Hackensack, NJ 07601
Residency Program:
Resident Per Year: 2
Residency Coordinator: Cathy Marques, OD and Malinda Cafiero, OD
Resident Affiliated Institutions:  SUNY  
Student Program:
Student Coordinator: Joseph Cercone and Mayur Bhavsar
Student Affiliated Institution Student/Rotation Duration Total Student/Year
SUNY 1 12 weeks 4
Salus University 2-3 12 weeks 8-12
 
Dr. Catherine Chiu
Job Title: Staff Optometrist
Degree(s): OD
Part-time (M,W,F)
Phone: (973) 676-1000 x 3914
             (908) 647-0180 x 4590
Fax: (973( 395-7188
Email:  catherine.chiu2at signva.gov
Faculty:  SUNY (Adjunct faculty)
               
Member:  AAO Fellow
                 NAVAO
                
Residency Trained: VA (Residency Specialty: Low Vision Rehabilitation, Ocular Disease, Primary Eye Care)
 
Lyons Campus - VA New Jersey Health Care System
VA New Jersey Health Care System
(VISN: 3  station: 561A4)
Optometry Clinic
151 Knollcroft Road
Lyons, NJ 07939
Visual Impairment Services Outpatient Rehabilitation (VISOR) program
Low Vision Clinic
Blind Rehabilitation Center
Residency Program:
Resident Per Year: 3
Speciality: Ocular Disease/Primary Eye Care
Residency Coordinator: Cathy Marques, OD and Malinda Cafiero, OD
Resident Affiliated Institutions:  SUNY  
Student Program:
Student Coordinator: Joseph Cercone, OD and Mayur Bhavsar, OD
Student Affiliated Institution Student/Rotation Duration Total Student/Year
SUNY 1 12 weeks 2-3
Salus University 2-3 12 weeks 8-12
 
Dr. Mayur Bhavsar
Job Title: Staff Optometrist
Degree(s): OD
Full-time
Phone: (908) 647-0180 x 4590
             (973) 676-1000 x 1138
Fax: 973-395-7188
Email:  mayur.bhavsarat signva.gov
Member:  AAO Fellow
                 AOA
                
Residency Trained: VA (Residency Specialty: Primary Eye Care)
 
Dr. Malinda A. Cafiero
Job Title: Staff Optometrist
Degree(s): OD
Part-time (5/8 FTE)
Phone: (908) 647-0180 x 4590
Fax: (908) 604-5844
Email:  malinda.cafieroat signva.gov
Faculty:  Salus University (Clinical associate professor)
                SUNY (Clinical associate professor)
                UH (Clinical associate professor)
               
Member:  AFOS
                 AOA
                 NAVAO
                
Residency Trained: VA (Residency Specialty: Ocular Disease, Primary Eye Care)
 
Dr. Joseph Cercone
Job Title: Staff Optometrist
Degree(s): OD
Full-time
Phone: (908) 647-0180 x 4590
Fax: (908) 604-5844
Email:  joseph.cerconeat signva.gov
Faculty:  Salus University (Clinical faculty)
                SUNY (Clinical faculty)
                UH (Clinical faculty)
               
Member:  AAO Fellow
                 AMSUS
                
Residency Trained: VA (Residency Specialty: Hospital-Based Optometry)
 
Dr. Catherine Chiu
Job Title: Staff Optometrist
Degree(s): OD
Part-time (M,W,F)
Phone: (973) 676-1000 x 3914
             (908) 647-0180 x 4590
Fax: (973( 395-7188
Email:  catherine.chiu2at signva.gov
Faculty:  SUNY (Adjunct faculty)
               
Member:  AAO Fellow
                 NAVAO
                
Residency Trained: VA (Residency Specialty: Low Vision Rehabilitation, Ocular Disease, Primary Eye Care)
 
Dr. Angela Tardanico
Job Title: Staff Optometrist
Degree(s): OD
Full-time
Phone: (973) 676-1000
Email:  angela.tardanicoat signva.gov
Faculty:  SUNY (Assistant clinical professor)
               
Residency Trained: VA
 
Dr. Bruce D. Walker
Job Title: Associate Chief
Degree(s): BS, OD
Part-time (7/8)
Phone: (908) 657-0180 x 4590
Fax: (908) 604-5249
Email:  bruce.walker2at signva.gov
Faculty:  Salus University (Clinical associate professor)
                SUNY (Clinical associate professor)
                UH (Clinical associate professor)
               
Member:  AFOS
                 AMSUS
                 AOA
                 NAVAO
                
 

 New Mexico

Albuquerque VAMC
New Mexico Veterans Healthcare System
(VISN: 18  station: 501)
Optometry (112A)
1501 San Pedro SE
Albuquerque, NM 87108
Residency Program:
Resident Per Year: 3
Speciality: Primary Eye Care
Residency Coordinator: Michael Sullivan-Mee, OD
Resident Affiliated Institutions:  UH  
Student Program:
Student Coordinator: Michael Sullivan-Mee, OD
Student Affiliated Institution Student/Rotation Duration Total Student/Year
NSUCO 0-1 8 weeks 0-1
UCB 0-1 8 weeks 3-5
SCCOMBK 0-1 8 weeks 1-4
UH 1-2 16 weeks 6
SCO 0-1 16 weeks 1-3
 
Dr. Brooks R. Alldredge
Job Title: Staff Optometrist
Degree(s): OD
Full-time
Phone: (505) 265-1711 x 4132
Email:  brooks.alldredgeat signva.gov
Residency Trained: Non VA (Residency Specialty: Ocular Disease)
 
Dr. Robert J. Crammer
Job Title: Stroke & Rehab Svc - Low Vision
Degree(s): OD
Part-time (0.5 FTE)
Email:  robert.crammerat signva.gov
Pager: (505) 251-0274
Member:  NAVAO
                 AFOS
                 AOA
                
Residency Trained: VA
Teleretinal Imaging Coordinator: VISN
 
Dr. Gretchen Ann Gerhardt
Job Title: Staff Optometrist
Degree(s): OD
Full-time
Phone: (505) 265-1711 x 5847
Fax: (505) 256-5450
Email:  gretchen.gerhardtat signva.gov
Residency Trained: VA (Residency Specialty: Ocular Disease/Primary Eye Care)
Research: Co-investigator
 
Dr. C. Denise Pensyl
Job Title: Staff Optometrist
Degree(s): OD, MS
Full-time
Phone: (505) 265-1711 x 5194
Fax: (505) 256-5450
Email:  denise.pensylat signva.gov
Faculty:  SCCOMBK (Adjunct faculty)
                TOSU (Clinical associate professor)
               
Member:  AAO Fellow
                 AFOS
                 AOA
                 NAVAO
                
Residency Trained: VA
 
Dr. Michael Sullivan-Mee
Job Title: Director, Optometric Education
Degree(s): OD
Full-time
Phone: (505) 265-1711 x 5620
Fax: (505) 256-5743
Email:  michael.sullivan-meeat signva.gov
Faculty:  NSUCO (Adjunct assistant professor)
                SCCOMBK (Adjunct assistant professor)
                SCO (Adjunct assistant professor)
                UCB (Adjunct assistant professor)
                UH (Adjunct assistant professor)
               
Member:  AAO Fellow
                 AFOS
                 AOA
                 ARVO
                 NAVAO
                
Research: Principal Investigator
 

 New York

Brooklyn Campus - New York Harbor Health Care System
New York Harbor Health Care System
(VISN: 3  station: 630A4)
Surgery/Optometry (112)
800 Poly Place
Brooklyn, NY 11209
Residency Program:
Resident Per Year: 4
Speciality: Ocular Disease/Primary Eye Care
Residency Coordinator: Evan Canellos, OD
Resident Affiliated Institutions:  SUNY  
Student Program:
Student Coordinator: Evan Canellos, OD
Student Affiliated Institution Student/Rotation Duration Total Student/Year
SUNY 2 10 weeks 8*
Salus University 1 12 weeks 2-4*
ICO 1 12 weeks 2-4*
 
Dr. Evan C. Canellos
Job Title: Staff Optometrist
Degree(s): OD
Full-time
Phone: (718) 836-6600 x 6497
Fax: (718) 567-4078
Email:  evan.canellosat signva.gov
Faculty:  SUNY (Assistant clinical professor)
                ICO (Clinical preceptor)
                Salus University (Clinical preceptor)
               
Member:  AAO Fellow
                 ARVO
                 NAVAO
                
Residency Trained: VA (Residency Specialty: Ocular Disease)
ACMO certified
Advanced Clinic Access Coordinator: Local VA Facility
Research: Co-investigator
 
Dr. Lisa Chan-O'Connell
Job Title: Staff Optometrist
Degree(s): OD
Part-time (0.5 FTEE)
Phone: (718) 836-6600 x 8093
Email:  lisa.chan-oconnellat signva.gov
Faculty:  SUNY (Adjunct clinical professor)
                UMSL (Adjunct clinical professor)
               
Member:  AAO Fellow
                
Residency Trained: VA (Residency Specialty: Low Vision Rehabilitation)
 
Dr. Murray Fingeret
Job Title: Chief
Degree(s): OD
Full-time
Phone: (718) 298-8498
Fax: (516) 569-3566
Email:  murray.fingeretat signva.gov
Faculty:  SUNY (Clinical professor)
               
Member:  AAO Fellow
                 American Glaucoma Society
                 AMSUS
                 AOA
                 ARVO
                 Intn'l Perimetric Society
                 NAVAO
                 Optometric Glaucoma Society
                
Residency Trained: Non VA (Residency Specialty: Primary Eye Care)
Research: Principal Investigator
 
Buffalo VAMC
Upstate NY Healthcare System
(VISN: 2  station: 528)
3495 Bailey Ave.
Buffalo, NY 14215
Visual Impairment Services Outpatient Rehabilitation (VISOR) program
Residency Program:
Resident Per Year: 1
Residency Coordinator: Richard Soden, OD
Resident Affiliated Institutions: 
Student Program:
Student Coordinator: Carolyn Ihrig, OD
Student Affiliated Institution Student/Rotation Duration Total Student/Year
Salus University 1 12 weeks 4
NECO 1 12 weeks 4
 
Dr. Ing-Chyong Chen-Rawson
Job Title: Staff Optometrist
Degree(s): OD
Part-time (1d/w)
Phone: (716) 862-7843
Email:  ing-chyong.chen-rawsonat signva.gov
 
Dr. Jacquelyn M. Dougherty
Job Title: Staff Optometrist
Degree(s): OD
Part-time (0.80 FTEE)
Phone: (716) 862-7843
Email:  jacquelyn.doughertyat signva.gov
Residency Trained: VA (Residency Specialty: Primary Eye Care)
 
Dr. Carolyn Ihrig
Job Title: Chief, Advanced (Hoptel) Outpatient Blind Rehabilitation
Degree(s): OD
Full-time
Phone: (716) 862-7440
Fax: (716) 862-8664
Email:  Carolyn.ihrigat signva.gov
Faculty:  NECO (Adjunct clinical faculty)
                Salus University (Adjunct clinical faculty)
                University of Buffalo Ophthalmology (Clinical assistant professor)
               
Member:  AOA
                 NAVAO
                
Optometry VISN Mentor
 
Dr. Leslie A. Long
Job Title: Staff Optometrist
Degree(s): OD
Full-time
Phone: (716) 862-5354
Email:  leslie.long3at signva.gov
Member:  AOA
                 NAVAO
                
Residency Trained: VA (Residency Specialty: Ocular Disease)
 
Castle Point Campus
VA Hudson Valley Healthcare System
(VISN: 3  station: 620A4)
Optometry Service
Castle Point, NY 12511
Residency Program:
Resident Per Year: 2
Speciality: Primary Eye Care
Residency Coordinator: Dr. Nancy Wong
Resident Affiliated Institutions: 
Student Program:
Student Coordinator: Jean Jung, MS, OD
Student Affiliated Institution Student/Rotation Duration Total Student/Year
Indiana University 2 12 weeks  
NECO 2 12 weeks  
ICO 2 12 weeks  
SUNY 2 12 weeks  
 
Dr. Felicia A. Fodera
Job Title: Staff Optometrist
Degree(s): OD
Part-time (2 day/week)
Phone: (845) 831-2000 x 5664
Fax: (845) 838-5267
Email:  felicia.foderaat signva.gov
Faculty:  SUNY (Adjunct assistant clinical professor)
                ICO (Adjunct assistant professor)
                Indiana University (Adjunct assistant professor)
               
Member:  AAO Fellow
                
 
Dr. Shelly R. Hay
Job Title: Staff Optometrist
Degree(s): OD
Full-time
Phone: (845) 831-2000 x 5664
             (845) 265-4388
Fax: (845) 838-5267
Email:  shelly.hayat signmed.va.gov
Faculty:  ICO (Adjunct faculty)
                Indiana University (Adjunct faculty)
                NECO (Adjunct faculty)
                SUNY (Adjunct faculty)
               
Member:  AOA
                 AFOS
                 AAO Fellow
                
 
Dr. Nicole L. Minutolo
Job Title: Staff Optometrist
Degree(s): OD
Part-time (2 days/wk)
Phone: (845) 831-2000 x 5663
Fax: (845) 838-5267
Email:  nicole.minutoloat signva.gov
Faculty:  SUNY (Adjunct assistant clinical professor)
               
Member:  AFOS
                
Residency Trained: VA (Residency Specialty: Primary Eye Care)
ACMO certified
 
Dr. William F. O'Connell
Job Title: Staff Optometrist
Degree(s): OD
Part-time (0.5 FTE)
Phone: (914) 737-4400 x 3158
Email:  william.oconnellat signva.gov
Faculty:  SUNY (Assistant clinical professor)
               
Member:  AAO Diplomate Low Vision
                 AAO Fellow
                 AOA
                 NAVAO
                
 
Dr. Miriam M. Rolf
Job Title: Staff Optometrist, supervisor of optometry
Degree(s): BA, MS, OD
Full-time
Phone: (845) 831-2000 x 5663
Fax: (845) 838-5267
Email:  miriam.rolfat signva.gov
Member:  AAO Fellow
                 NAVAO
                
 
Dr. Kelly H. Thomann
Job Title: Program Manager, Chief
Degree(s): OD
Full-time
Phone: (914) 737-4400 x 2241
Fax: (914) 788-4373
Email:  kelly.thomanat signva.gov
Pager: (914) 760-6871
Faculty:  ICO (Adjunct associate professor)
                NECO (Adjunct associate professor)
                SUNY (Adjunct associate professor)
               
Member:  AAO Fellow
                 AFOS
                 AMSUS
                 AOA
                 NAVAO
                
Residency Trained: VA (Residency Specialty: Primary Eye Care)
ACMO certified
Advanced Clinic Access Coordinator: Local VA Facility
Teleretinal Imaging Coordinator: Local VA Facility
Optometry VISN Consultant Member
Optometry Field Advisory Committee Member
 
Dr. Dawn N. Tomasini
Job Title: Staff Optometrist
Degree(s): OD
Part-time (4 days)
Phone: (845) 831-2000 x 5663
Fax: (845) 838-5267
Email:  tomasini.dawnat signmontrose.va.gov
            dawn.tomasiniat signmed.va.gov
Member:  AAO Fellow
                
Optometry VISN Mentor
 
Montrose - FDR VA Hospital
VA Hudson Valley Health Care System
(VISN: 3  station: 620)
Optometry Service (620-123)
Montrose, NY 10548
Low Vision Clinic
Residency Program:
Resident Per Year: 4
Speciality: Ocular Disease/Primary Eye Care
Residency Coordinator: Nancy Wong, OD, PhD
Resident Affiliated Institutions:  SUNY  
Student Program:
Student Coordinator: Jean Jung, OD, MS
Student Affiliated Institution Student/Rotation Duration Total Student/Year
Indiana University 2 12 weeks 8
NECO 2 12 weeks 8
ICO 1 12 weeks 4
SUNY 1 12 weeks 4
Salus University 1 12 weeks 4
 
Dr. Jean Jung
Job Title: Staff Optometrist, Supervisor of Externs
Degree(s): OD, MS
Part-time (4 days)
Phone: (914) 737-4400 x 2214
Fax: (914) 788-4373
Email:  jean.jungat signva.gov
Faculty:  ICO (Adjunct clinical faculty)
                Indiana University (Adjunct clinical faculty)
                NECO (Adjunct clinical faculty)
                SUNY (Adjunct clinical faculty)
               
Member:  AAO Fellow
                 NAVAO
                
 
Dr. William F. O'Connell
Job Title: Staff Optometrist
Degree(s): OD
Part-time (0.5 FTE)
Phone: (914) 737-4400 x 3158
Email:  william.oconnellat signva.gov
Faculty:  SUNY (Assistant clinical professor)
               
Member:  AAO Diplomate Low Vision
                 AAO Fellow
                 AOA
                 NAVAO
                
 
Dr. Kelly H. Thomann
Job Title: Program Manager, Chief
Degree(s): OD
Full-time
Phone: (914) 737-4400 x 2241
Fax: (914) 788-4373
Email:  kelly.thomanat signva.gov
Pager: (914) 760-6871
Faculty:  ICO (Adjunct associate professor)
                NECO (Adjunct associate professor)
                SUNY (Adjunct associate professor)
               
Member:  AAO Fellow
                 AFOS
                 AMSUS
                 AOA
                 NAVAO
                
Residency Trained: VA (Residency Specialty: Primary Eye Care)
ACMO certified
Advanced Clinic Access Coordinator: Local VA Facility
Teleretinal Imaging Coordinator: Local VA Facility
Optometry VISN Consultant Member
Optometry Field Advisory Committee Member
 
Dr. Steward Wang
Job Title: Staff Optometrist
Degree(s): OD
Full-time
Phone: (914) 737-4400 x 2241
Fax: (914) 788-4373
Email:  steward.wangat signva.gov
Pager: (914) 957-0440
Faculty:  ICO (Adjunct assistant professor)
                SUNY (Adjunct associate professor)
                NECO (Adjunct clinical preceptor)
               
Member:  AOA
                 NAVAO
                
Residency Trained: VA (Residency Specialty: Primary Eye Care)
 
Dr. Nancy N. Wong
Job Title: Supervisor, Optometry Residency Program
Degree(s): OD, PhD
Full-time
Phone: (914) 737-4400 x 2014
Fax: (914) 788-4373
Email:  nancy.wongat signva.gov
Pager: (914) 957-0500
Faculty:  ICO (Adjunct assistant clinical professor)
                NECO (Adjunct assistant clinical professor)
                SUNY (Adjunct assistant clinical professor)
               
Member:  AAO Fellow
                 AFOS
                 AOA
                 NAVAO
                
Residency Trained: VA
ACMO certified
 
Northport VA Medical Center
(VISN: 3  station: 632)
Optometry Service (123)
79 Middleville Road
Northport, NY 11768
Visual Impairment Center To Optimize Remaining Sight (VICTORS)
Low Vision Clinic
Residency Program:
Resident Per Year: 4
Speciality: Primary Eye Care, Vision Therapy/Low Vision Rehabilitation
Residency Coordinator: Michael J. McGovern, OD
Resident Affiliated Institutions:  SUNY  
Student Program:
Student Coordinator: Gwen Gnadt, OD and Michael Fischer, OD
Student Affiliated Institution Student/Rotation Duration Total Student/Year
SUNY 2 12 weeks 8
NECO 1 12 weeks 4
Salus University 1 12 weeks 4
 
Dr. Keith Dworkin
Job Title: Staff Optometrist
Degree(s): BA, OD
Part-time (0.1)
Phone: (631) 261-4400 x 2137
Fax: (631) 266-6056
Email:  keith.dworkinat signva.gov
Faculty:  SUNY (Adjunct assistant clinical professor)
               
Member:  AOA
                 NAVAO
                
 
Dr. Harvey Estren
Job Title: Staff Optometrist
Degree(s): OD
Part-time (0.3)
Phone: (631) 261-4400 x 2137
Fax: (631) 266-6056
Email:  harvey.estrenat signva.gov
Faculty:  SUNY (Adjunct assistant clinical professor)
               
Member:  AAO Fellow
                 AOA
                 NAVAO
                
 
Dr. Lynn Finnegan
Job Title: Staff Optometrist
Degree(s): OD
Part-time (0.4)
Phone: (631) 261-4400 x 2137
Fax: (631) 266-6056
Email:  lynn.finneganat signva.gov
Faculty:  SUNY (Clinical associate professor)
               
 
Dr. Michael Fischer
Job Title: Chief
Degree(s): OD
Part-time (0.8 FTEE)
Phone: (631) 261-4400 x 7165
Fax: (631) 266-6056
Email:  michael.fischer5at signva.gov
Pager: (631) 233-1946
Faculty:  SUNY (Adjunct assistant clinical professor)
               
Member:  AAO Fellow
                 AFOS
                 AOA
                 NAVAO
                
Fellowship Trained: Visual Impairment and Low Vision Rehabilitation, Ocular Disease, Special Testing
 
Dr. Gwen R. Gnadt
Job Title: Coordinator, Student Intern Program
Degree(s): OD, MPH
Part-time (0.4 FTEE)
Phone: (631) 261-4400 x 2137
Fax: (631) 266-6056
Email:  gwen.gnadtat signva.gov
Faculty:  SUNY (Adjunct clinical professor)
               
Member:  AAO Fellow
                 AOA
                 APHA
                 NAVAO
                
Residency Trained: VA
 
Dr. Joseph Hallak
Job Title: Staff Optometrist
Degree(s): OD, PhD, Optical Engineer
Part-time (.3 FTEE)
Phone: (631) 261-4400 x 2137
Fax: (631) 266-6056
Email:  joseph.hallakat signmed.va.gov
Faculty:  SUNY (Adjunct assistant clinical professor)
                Nassaj University Medical Center (Director
                CL & LV Clinic)
               
Member:  AAO Fellow
                 NAVAO
                
 
Dr. Jill Marcus
Job Title: Staff Optometrist
Degree(s): OD
Part-time (0.1)
Phone: (631) 261-4400 x 2137
Fax: (631) 266-6056
Email:  jill.marcusat signmed.va.gov
Faculty:  SUNY (Adjunct assistant clinical professor)
               
Member:  AOA
                
 
Dr. Michael McGovern
Job Title: Supervisor, Residency Program
Degree(s): BS, OD
Part-time (0.5 FTE)
Phone: (631) 261-4400 x 2136
Fax: (631) 266-6056
Email:  michael.mcgovernat signva.gov
Faculty:  SUNY (Adjunct assistant clinical professor)
               
Member:  AAO Fellow
                 AOA
                 FCOVD
                 NAVAO
                
Residency Trained: VA (Residency Specialty: Ocular Disease, Primary Eye Care)
 
Dr. Bradley R. Meltzer
Job Title: Staff Optometrist
Degree(s): OD
Part-time (0.4 FTEE)
Phone: (631) 261-4400 x 2137
Email:  bradley.meltzerat signva.gov
Pager: (631) 233-5862
Residency Trained: Non VA (Residency Specialty: Vision Therapy and Rehabilitation)
 
Dr. Marina Epelman Meyerowitz
Job Title: Staff Optometrist
Degree(s): OD
Part-time (0.4 FTEE)
Phone: (631) 261-4400 x 2137
Fax: (631) 266-6056
Email:  marina.meyerowitzat signva.gov
Faculty:  SUNY (Adjunct assistant clinical professor)
               
Member:  AOA
                
Residency Trained: VA (Residency Specialty: Low Vision Rehabilitation, Primary Eye Care, Vision Therapy and Rehabilitation)
 
Dr. Marc M. Silverman
Job Title: Staff Optometrist
Degree(s): OD
Phone: (631) 261-4400 x 2137
Fax: (631) 266-6056
Email:  marc.silvermanat signva.gov
Faculty:  SUNY (Adjunct assistant clinical professor)
               
Member:  AAO Fellow
                 AOA
                
 
Dr. Richard Soden
Job Title: Staff Optometrist
Degree(s): OD
Fee basis (1 day per week)
Phone: (631) 261-4400 x 7165
Fax: (631) 266-6056
Email:  richard.soden2at signva.gov
            richoptat signeyevisionassociates.com
Faculty:  SUNY (Clinical professor)
               
Member:  AOA
                 NAVAO
                
 
Dr. Sonia Valle
Job Title: Staff Optometrist
Degree(s): OD
Part-time (0.2 FTE)
Phone: (631) 499-8811
Fax: (631) 499-8846
Email:  sonia.valleat signva.gov
Faculty:  SUNY (Adjunct assistant clinical professor)
               
Member:  AOA
                
 
Dr. Mark S. Vogel
Job Title: Staff Optometrist
Degree(s): OD
Part-time (0.5)
Phone: (631) 261-4400 x 2137
Fax: (631) 266-6056
Email:  mark.vogel2at signva.gov
Faculty:  SUNY (Adjunct assistant clinical professor)
               
Member:  AAO Fellow
                 AOA
                
 
Dr. Brendal Waiss
Job Title: Staff Optometrist
Degree(s): OD
Part-time (0.4)
Phone: (631) 261-4400 x 2075
Fax: (631) 266-6056
Email:  brendal.waissat signva.gov
Faculty:  SUNY (Clinical assistant professor)
               
Member:  AAO Fellow
                 AOA
                
 
St. Albans Campus - New York Harbor Health Care System
New York Harbor Health Care System
(VISN: 3  station: 630A5)
Optometry Section (112Z)
Linden Blvd and 179th Street
St. Albans, NY 11425
Low Vision Clinic
Residency Program:
Resident Per Year: 4*
Speciality: Ocular Disease/Primary Eye Care
Residency Coordinator: Evan Canellos, OD
Resident Affiliated Institutions:  SUNY  
Student Program:
Student Coordinator: Evan Canellos, OD
Student Affiliated Institution Student/Rotation Duration Total Student/Year
ICO 1 12 weeks 4
SUNY 1 12 weeks 4
Salus University 1 12 weeks 4
Waterloo 1 12 weeks 4
 
Dr. Evan C. Canellos
Job Title: Staff Optometrist
Degree(s): OD
Full-time
Phone: (718) 836-6600 x 6497
Fax: (718) 567-4078
Email:  evan.canellosat signva.gov
Faculty:  SUNY (Assistant clinical professor)
                ICO (Clinical preceptor)
                Salus University (Clinical preceptor)
               
Member:  AAO Fellow
                 ARVO
                 NAVAO
                
Residency Trained: VA (Residency Specialty: Ocular Disease)
ACMO certified
Advanced Clinic Access Coordinator: Local VA Facility
Research: Co-investigator
 
Dr. Murray Fingeret
Job Title: Chief
Degree(s): OD
Full-time
Phone: (718) 298-8498
Fax: (516) 569-3566
Email:  murray.fingeretat signva.gov
Faculty:  SUNY (Clinical professor)
               
Member:  AAO Fellow
                 American Glaucoma Society
                 AMSUS
                 AOA
                 ARVO
                 Intn'l Perimetric Society
                 NAVAO
                 Optometric Glaucoma Society
                
Residency Trained: Non VA (Residency Specialty: Primary Eye Care)
Research: Principal Investigator
 

 North Carolina

Charlotte VA CBOC
W. G. (Bill) Hefner VA Medical Center
(VISN: 6  station: 659GA)
8601 University East Blvd.
Charlotte, NC 28213
Visual Impairment Center To Optimize Remaining Sight (VICTORS)
Residency Program:
Resident Per Year: 6
Speciality: Hospital-Based Optometry/Primary Eye Care
Residency Coordinator: Jeffrey Joy, OD
Resident Affiliated Institutions:  SCO  
Student Program:
Student Coordinator: Joan Sears, OD
Student Affiliated Institution Student/Rotation Duration Total Student/Year
Salus University 3-5 3/6 months 8-16
TOSU 1-2 3/6 months 4-6
NOVA 1-3 3/6 months 4-9
ICO 0-1 12 weeks 3-4
SCO 1-3 16 weeks 3-7
 
Dr. Felix M. Barker, II
Job Title: Staff Optometrist
Degree(s): OD, MS
Full-time
Phone: (704) 597-3500 x 7607
Fax: (704) 597-3587
Email:  felix.barkerat signva.gov
Faculty:  Salus University (Professor)
               
Member:  AAO Fellow
                 AFOS
                 AOA
                 ARVO
                
 
Dr. Elizabeth Cody
Job Title: Staff Optometrist
Degree(s): OD
Full-time
Phone: (704) 597-3500 x 7600
Fax: (760) 597-3587
Email:  elizabeth.codyat signva.gov
Faculty:  Salus University (Adjunct faculty)
                TOSU (Adjunct faculty)
               
Member:  AOA
                 NAVAO
                
Residency Trained: VA (Residency Specialty: Ocular Disease)
 
Dr. Kathy D. Halverson
Job Title: Staff Optometrist
Degree(s): OD
Full-time
Phone: (704) 597-3500 x 7600
             (505) 265-1711 x 4143
Fax: (704) 597-3587
Email:  kathy.halversonat signva.gov
Faculty:  UH (Adjunct professor)
                UCB (Assoc professor)
               
Member:  AAO Fellow
                 AFOS
                 AOA
                
Residency Trained: VA (Residency Specialty: Ocular Disease)
 
Dr. Ania Hamp
Job Title: Staff optometrist
Degree(s): BGS, OD
Full-time
Phone: (704) 597-3500
Fax: (704) 597-3587
Email:  ania.hampat signva.gov
Faculty:  NOVA (Adjunct faculty)
                Salus University (Adjunct faculty)
                SCO (Adjunct faculty)
                TOSU (Adjunct faculty)
               
Member:  AAO Fellow
                 AOA
                 NAVAO
                
Residency Trained: VA (Residency Specialty: Primary Eye Care)
 
Dr. Shradaha Parikh
Job Title: Staff Optometrist
Degree(s): OD
Full-time
Phone: 704-597-3500 x 7600
Fax: 760-597-3587
Email:  shradha.parikhat signva.gov
Faculty:  SCO (Adjunct faculty)
               
Member:  AOA
                
Residency Trained: VA (Residency Specialty: Ocular Disease/Low Vision Rehabilitation)
 
Dr. Kristin Richwine
Job Title: Staff Optometrist
Degree(s): OD
Full-time
Phone: (704) 597-3500
Fax: (704) 597-3587
Email:  kristin.richwine-elledgeat signva.gov
Faculty:  NOVA (Adjunct assistant professor)
                TOSU (Adjunct assistant professor)
               
Member:  AAO Fellow
                 AOA
                 NAVAO
                
Residency Trained: VA (Residency Specialty: Primary Eye Care)
 
Salisbury - W. G. Hefner VAMC
W. G. (Bill) Hefner VA Medical Center
(VISN: 6  station: 659)
Optometry Service (11-I)
1601 Brenner Avenue
Salisbury, NC 28144
Low Vision Clinic
Residency Program:
Resident Per Year: 5
Speciality: Primary Eye Care/Ocular Disease
Residency Coordinator: Jeffrey Joy, OD
Resident Affiliated Institutions:  SCO  
Student Program:
Student Coordinator: Joan Sears, OD
Student Affiliated Institution Student/Rotation Duration Total Student/Year
Salus University 4 3/6 months varies
UAB 0-1 10 weeks varies
NOVA 1 12 weeks varies
TOSU 1 12 weeks varies
SCO 2 16 weeks varies
 
Dr. Carol L. Aycoth
Job Title: Staff Optometrist
Degree(s): OD
Part-time (2 days per week)
Phone: (800) 469-8262 x 2076
Fax: (704) 638-3868
Email:  carol.aycothat signva.gov
Faculty:  TOSU (Adjunct faculty)
               
Member:  AFOS
                
 
Dr. Justin M. Cole
Job Title: Staff Optometrist
Degree(s): OD
Full-time
Phone: (704) 638-9000 x 4044
             (704) 638-9000 x 2076
Fax: (704) 645-6020
Email:  justin.coleat signva.gov
Faculty:  Salus University (Adjunct clinical faculty)
                TOSU (Adjunct clinical faculty)
               
Member:  AOA
                 NAVAO
                
Residency Trained: VA (Residency Specialty: Ocular Disease, Primary Eye Care)
ACMO certified
 
Dr. Roger W. Cummings
Job Title: Chief, Advanced Low Vision Section
Degree(s): OD
Full-time
Phone: (336) 768-3296 x 1534
Fax: (336) 760-5484
Email:  roger.cummingsat signva.gov
Pager: (704) 630-5571
Faculty:  TOSU (Adjunct faculty)
                Salus University (Assoc professor)
                SCO (Assoc professor)
               
Member:  AAO Diplomate Low Vision
                 AAO Fellow
                 AFOS
                 AOA
                 NAVAO
                
Research: Co-investigator
 
Dr. Charles (Jack) N. Davis, Jr
Job Title: Staff Optometrist
Degree(s): OD, MA, MPH, MHA
Full-time
Phone: (704) 638-9000 x 3789
Fax: (704) 638-3868
Email:  charles.davis8at signmed.va.gov
Faculty:  NSUCO (Assoc professor)
                TOSU (Clinical assistant professor)
               
Member:  AFOS
                 AOA
                 Optometric Clin Research Group
                
Residency Trained: VA (Residency Specialty: Hospital-Based Optometry)
Research: Principal Investigator
 
Dr. Ania Hamp
Job Title: Staff optometrist
Degree(s): BGS, OD
Full-time
Phone: (704) 597-3500
Fax: (704) 597-3587
Email:  ania.hampat signva.gov
Faculty:  NOVA (Adjunct faculty)
                Salus University (Adjunct faculty)
                SCO (Adjunct faculty)
                TOSU (Adjunct faculty)
               
Member:  AAO Fellow
                 AOA
                 NAVAO
                
Residency Trained: VA (Residency Specialty: Primary Eye Care)
 
Dr. Jeffrey T. Joy
Job Title: Staff Optometrist/Residency Supervisor
Degree(s): OD
Full-time
Phone: (704) 638-3825 x 3783
Fax: (704) 638-3868
Email:  jeffrey.joy1at signva.gov
Faculty:  NOVA (Adjunct clinical instructor)
                Salus University (Adjunct faculty)
                SCO (Adjunct faculty)
                TOSU (Clinical assistant professor)
               
Member:  AAO Fellow
                 AFOS
                 AOA
                 NAVAO
                
 
Dr. Diana Mah
Job Title: Staff Optometrist
Degree(s): OD
Full-time
Phone: (336) 768-3296 x 1541
Email:  diana.mahat signmed.va.gov
Pager: (704) 638-4808
Faculty:  Salus University (Adjunct faculty)
                TOSU (Adjunct faculty)
               
Member:  AAO Fellow
                 AFOS
                 AOA
                 NAVAO
                
Residency Trained: VA (Residency Specialty: Primary Eye Care)
ACMO certified
Research: Principal Investigator
 
Dr. Gary L. Mancil
Job Title: Chief, Optometry Service
Degree(s): OD, Graduate Certificate in Gerontology
Full-time
Phone: (704) 638-9000 x 3295
Fax: (704) 638-3868
Email:  gary.mancilat signmed.va.gov
Pager: (704) 642-5355
Faculty:  Salus University (Adjunct professor)
                SCO (Adjunct professor)
                TOSU (Clinical associate professor)
               
Member:  AAO Fellow
                 AFOS
                 AOA
                 NAVAO
                
Residency Trained: VA (Residency Specialty: Low Vision Rehabilitation)
Optometry VISN Consultant Member
Optometry Field Advisory Committee Member
Research: Principal Investigator , Co-principal Investigator , Co-investigator
 
Dr. Jarett Mazzarella
Job Title: Staff optometrist
Degree(s): OD
Full-time
Phone: (704) 638-3825
Email:  jarett.mazzarellaat signva.gov
Faculty:  Salus University (Adjunct faculty)
               
Member:  AAO Fellow
                 ARVO
                
Residency Trained: VA (Residency Specialty: Ocular Disease)
 
Dr. Robert W. Morris
Job Title: Staff Optometrist
Degree(s): OD
Full-time
Phone: (704) 638-9000 x 3773
Fax: (704) 645-6020
Email:  robert.morris2at signmed.va.gov
Pager: (704) 638-7889
Faculty:  NOVA (Adjunct professor)
                SCO (Adjunct professor)
                TOSU (Clinical assistant professor)
               
Member:  AAO Fellow
                 AFOS
                 AOA
                 NAVAO
                
Residency Trained: Non VA (Residency Specialty: Ocular Disease)
Teleretinal Imaging Coordinator: Local VA Facility, VISN
 
Dr. Philip Roels
Job Title: Staff Optometrist
Degree(s): OD
Full-time
Phone: (704) 597-3500 x 3836
Fax: (704) 597-3587
Email:  philip.roelsat signva.gov
Faculty:  SCO (Adjunct faculty)
                TOSU (Adjunct faculty)
               
Member:  AOA
                 NAVAO
                
Residency Trained: VA (Residency Specialty: Low Vision Rehabilitation, Primary Eye Care)
 
Dr. Joan M. Sears
Job Title: Staff Optometrist
Degree(s): OD
Full-time
Phone: (704) 638-9000 x 3836
             (704) 638-9000 x 3825
Fax: (704) 645-6020
Email:  joan.searsat signva.gov
Faculty:  Salus University (Adjunct faculty)
                SCO (Adjunct faculty)
                TOSU (Clinical associate professor)
               
Member:  AAO Fellow
                 AFOS
                 AOA
                 NAVAO
                
Residency Trained: Non VA (Residency Specialty: Primary Eye Care)
Research: Co-investigator
 

 North Dakota

No Optometrists found.

 Ohio

Canton Outpatient Clinic
Louis Stokes Department of Veterans Affairs
(VISN: 10  station: 541BY)
Eye Clinic (112C)
733 Market Avenue South
South Canton, OH 44702
Residency Program:
Resident Per Year: 4
Speciality: Primary Eye Care
Residency Coordinator: Stacia Yaniglos, OD
Resident Affiliated Institutions:  TOSU  
Student Program:
Student Coordinator: Ben Flagel, OD
Student Affiliated Institution Student/Rotation Duration Total Student/Year
ICO 1 12 weeks 1-2
TOSU 1 12 weeks 4
Salus University 1 12 weeks 1-2
 
Dr. Michael Dobos
Job Title: Staff Optometrist
Degree(s): OD, MS
Full-time
Phone: (330) 489-4600 x 1710
Fax: (330) 489-4805
Email:  michael.dobosat signva.gov
Faculty:  TOSU (Assistant clinical professor)
               
Member:  NAVAO
                
Residency Trained: VA
 
Dr. Ben J. Flagel
Job Title: Staff Optometrist
Degree(s): OD
Full-time
Phone: (330) 489-4600 x 1710
Fax: (330) 489-4580
Email:  benjamin.flagelat signva.gov
Faculty:  TOSU (Clinical instructor)
               
Member:  AOA
                 NAVAO
                
Residency Trained: VA (Residency Specialty: Primary Eye Care)
ACMO certified
 
Chillicothe VAMC
(VISN: 10  station: 538)
Eye Clinic (161)
17273 State Route 104
Chillicothe, OH 45601-0999
Residency Program:
Resident Per Year: 2
Speciality: Hospital-Based Optometry
Residency Coordinator: Richard A. Bell, OD
Resident Affiliated Institutions:  TOSU  
Student Program:
Student Coordinator: Susan C. Zacateloco, OD
Student Affiliated Institution Student/Rotation Duration Total Student/Year
TOSU 2 13 weeks 8
 
Dr. Richard A. Bell
Job Title: Staff Optometrist
Degree(s): OD
Full-time
Phone: (740) 773-1141 x 7853
Fax: (740) 779-5535
Email:  richard.bell2at signva.gov
Faculty:  TOSU (Assistant clinical professor)
               
Member:  NAVAO
                
ACMO certified
 
Dr. William Hileman
Job Title: Staff Optometrist
Degree(s): OD
Full-time
Phone: (740) 773-1141 x 7853
Email:  william.hilemanat signva.gov
Faculty:  TOSU (Clinical assistant professor)
               
Residency Trained: VA (Residency Specialty: Ocular Disease)
ACMO certified
 
Dr. Brian A. Montgomery
Job Title: Chief
Degree(s): MS, OD
Full-time
Phone: (740) 773-1141 x 7853
Fax: (740) 772-7143
Email:  brian.montgomeryat signmed.va.gov
Faculty:  TOSU (Clinical associate professor)
               
Member:  AAO Fellow
                 AOA
                 NAVAO
                
 
Cleveland - Brecksville Division
Louis B. Stokes Cleveland VAMC
(VISN: 10  station: 541A0)
Optometry (112B)
10000 Brecksville Rd.
Brecksville, OH 44141
Visual Impairment Center To Optimize Remaining Sight (VICTORS)
Residency Program:
Resident Per Year: 4
Speciality: Primary Eye Care
Residency Coordinator: Stacia Yaniglos, OD
Resident Affiliated Institutions:  TOSU  
Student Program:
Student Coordinator: Vincent L. Driggs, OD
Student Affiliated Institution Student/Rotation Duration Total Student/Year
TOSU 1 12 weeks 4
 
Dr. Vincent L. Driggs
Job Title: Staff Optometrist
Degree(s): OD
Full-time
Phone: (440) 526-3030 x 6833
Fax: (440) 838-6045
Email:  vincent.driggsat signva.gov
Faculty:  TOSU (Adjunct assistant clinical professor)
               
Member:  AOA
                 NAVAO
                
Residency Trained: VA
ACMO certified
 
Dr. Corrie D. Weitzel
Job Title: Low Vision Optometrist
Degree(s): OD, MS
Part-time (20 hours/week)
Phone: (440) 526-3030
Email:  corrie.weitzelat signva.gov
Member:  AOA
                
Residency Trained: VA (Residency Specialty: Ocular Disease)
 
Dr. Angela Gullifer Zurowski
Job Title: Staff Optometrist
Degree(s): BA, OD
Full-time
Phone: (440) 526-3030 x 6833
Fax: (440) 838-6045
Email:  angela.zurowskiat signva.gov
Faculty:  TOSU (Clinical assistant professor)
               
Member:  AAO Fellow
                 AOA
                 NAVAO
                
Residency Trained: VA (Residency Specialty: Ocular Disease)
 
Cleveland VAMC - Wade Park Division
Louis B. Stokes Cleveland VAMC
(VISN: 10  station: 541)
10701 East Blvd (112w)
Cleveland, OH 44106
Visual Impairment Center To Optimize Remaining Sight (VICTORS)
Low Vision Clinic
Geriatric Research Education and Clinical Center program
Residency Program:
Resident Per Year: 4
Speciality: Ocular Disease
Residency Coordinator: Stacia Yaniglos, OD
Resident Affiliated Institutions:  TOSU  
Student Program:
Student Coordinator: Scott Anthony, OD
Student Affiliated Institution Student/Rotation Duration Total Student/Year
ICO 1 12 weeks 4
TOSU 1 12 weeks 4
 
Dr. Scott Anthony
Job Title: Staff Optometrist
Degree(s): OD
Full-time
Phone: (216) 791-3800 x 3927
Fax: (216) 707-5974
Email:  scott.anthonyat signva.gov
Faculty:  ICO (Adjunct assistant professor)
                TOSU (Adjunct assistant professor)
               
Member:  AAO Fellow
                 NAVAO
                
Residency Trained: VA (Residency Specialty: Ocular Disease)
ACMO certified
 
Dr. Terry E. Daniel
Job Title: Staff Optometrist
Degree(s): OD
Part-time (3/8)
Phone: (216) 791-3800 x 5405
             (216) 791-3800 x 5834
Email:  terry.danielat signva.gov
Faculty:  ICO (Assistant professor)
                Case Western Reserve School of Medicine (Assoc professor)
                TOSU (Clinical instructor)
               
Member:  AOA
                 NAVAO
                
 
Dr. Jennifer H. Engle
Job Title: Staff Optometrist
Degree(s): OD
Part-time (3/8)
Phone: (216) 791-3800 x 3902
Email:  jennifer.engleat signva.gov
Faculty:  TOSU (Adjunct faculty)
               
Member:  AOA
                
Residency Trained: VA
ACMO certified
 
Dr. Stacia S. Yaniglos
Job Title: Chief, Optometry
Degree(s): OD
Full-time
Phone: (216) 791-3800 x 5405
Fax: (216) 707-5974
Email:  stacia.yaniglosat signva.gov
Faculty:  Case Western Reserve School of Medicine (Assistant professor)
                TOSU (Assoc professor)
                ICO (Professor)
               
Member:  AAO Fellow
                 ACOE
                 AOA
                 NAVAO
                
Advanced Clinic Access Coordinator: VISN
Optometry VISN Consultant Member
Research: Co-investigator , Other
 
Dr. Angela Gullifer Zurowski
Job Title: Staff Optometrist
Degree(s): BA, OD
Full-time
Phone: (440) 526-3030 x 6833
Fax: (440) 838-6045
Email:  angela.zurowskiat signva.gov
Faculty:  TOSU (Clinical assistant professor)
               
Member:  AAO Fellow
                 AOA
                 NAVAO
                
Residency Trained: VA (Residency Specialty: Ocular Disease)
 
Columbus - Chalmers P. Wylie VA ACC
(VISN: 10  station: 757)
420 N. James Road
Columbus, OH 43219
Low Vision Clinic
Residency Program:
Resident Per Year: 5
Speciality: Ocular Disease
Residency Coordinator: Brett Irvin, OD
Resident Affiliated Institutions:  TOSU  
Student Program:
Student Coordinator: Nicole Abrashoff, OD
Student Affiliated Institution Student/Rotation Duration Total Student/Year
TOSU 2 12 weeks 8
 
Dr. Nicole Abrashoff
Job Title: Staff Optometrist
Degree(s): OD
Full-time
Phone: (614) 388-7870
Fax: (614) 257-5288
Email:  nicole.abrashoffat signva.gov
Faculty:  TOSU (Assistant clinical professor)
               
Member:  AOA
                 NAVAO
                
Residency Trained: VA (Residency Specialty: Ocular Disease)
 
Dr. Lori N. Beals
Job Title: Staff Optometrist
Degree(s): OD
Part-time
Phone: (614) 257-5340
Fax: (604) 257-5288
Email:  lori.bealsat signva.gov
Faculty:  TOSU (Assistant clinical professor)
               
 
Dr. Sarah Dieter
Job Title: Staff Optometrist
Degree(s): OD
Full-time
Phone: (614) 257-5642
Fax: (614) 257-5288
Email:  sarah.dieterat signva.gov
Faculty:  TOSU (Assistant clinical professor)
               
Member:  AOA
                 NAVAO
                
Residency Trained: VA (Residency Specialty: Ocular Disease)
 
Dr. Julie F. Henry
Job Title: Chief of Eye Care Service
Degree(s): OD
Full-Time
Phone: (614) 257-5391
Fax: (614) 257-5288
Email:  julie.henryat signva.gov
Faculty:  TOSU (Clinical assistant professor)
               
Member:  AAO Fellow
                 AOA
                 NAVAO
                
Residency Trained: VA
ACMO certified
 
Dr. Bridget Hermann
Job Title: Staff Optometrist
Degree(s): OD
Part-time (2 days/week)
Phone: (614) 257-5642
Email:  bridget.hermannat signva.gov
Faculty:  TOSU (Clinical preceptor)
               
Member:  AOA
                
Residency Trained: VA
 
Dr. Gregory R Hopkins
Job Title: Low Vision Optometrist
Degree(s): OD,MS
Part-time
Phone: 619-257-5390
Fax: 614-257-5288
Email:  gregory.hopkinsat signva.gov
Faculty:  TOSU (Clinical assistant professor)
               
Fellowship Trained: Low Vision Rehabilitation
Residency Trained: Non VA
 
Dr. Brett Irvin
Job Title: Staff Optometrist
Degree(s): OD, MS
Full-time
Phone: (614) 257-5390
Fax: (614) 257-5288
Email:  brett.irvinat signva.gov
Faculty:  TOSU (Clinical assistant professor)
               
Member:  AAO Fellow
                 NAVAO
                
 
Dr. Barbara T. Savage
Job Title: Staff Optometrist
Degree(s): OD
Part-time
Phone: (614) 257-5390
Fax: (614) 257-5288
Email:  barbara.t.savageat signva.gov
Faculty:  TOSU (Clinical instructor)
               
Member:  Optometric Nutrition Society
                
Residency Trained: VA
 
Dr. Andrew Weibel
Job Title: Associate Chief of Staff/Education
Degree(s): OD
Full-time
Phone: (614) 257-5302
Fax: (614) 388-7516
Email:  Andrew.T.Weibelat signva.gov
Faculty:  TOSU (Clinical assistant professor)
               
Member:  AAO Fellow
                 NAVAO
                
Residency Trained: VA (Residency Specialty: Primary Eye Care)
ACMO certified
Optometry VISN Mentor
 
Dayton VAMC
(VISN: 10  station: 552)
Optometry Section (112E)
4100 West Third Street
Dayton, OH 45428
Low Vision Clinic
Residency Program:
Resident Per Year: 3
Speciality: Primary Eye Care
Residency Coordinator: Greg A. Kiracofe, OD
Resident Affiliated Institutions:  TOSU  
Student Program:
Student Coordinator: Dennis J. Light, OD, FAAO
Student Affiliated Institution Student/Rotation Duration Total Student/Year
Indiana University 1 12 weeks 4
TOSU 2 12 weeks 8
 
Dr. Brad Baughman
Job Title: Consultant
Degree(s): OD, MS
Part-time (0.5 d/w - Monday)
Phone: (937) 262-2105
Fax: (937) 267-5395
Faculty:  ICO (Adjunct clinical faculty)
                Indiana University (Adjunct clinical faculty)
                TOSU (Adjunct clinical faculty)
               
Member:  AOA
                
 
Dr. Samuel A. Borchers
Job Title: Staff Optometrist
Degree(s): OD
Part-time (0.25 FTEE)
Phone: (937) 262-2105
Fax: (937) 267-5395
Email:  samuel.borchersat signva.gov
Faculty:  ICO (Adjunct clinical faculty)
                Indiana University (Adjunct clinical faculty)
                TOSU (Adjunct clinical faculty)
               
Member:  AOA
                
 
Dr. Jeffrey A. Davisson
Job Title: Consultant
Degree(s): OD
Part-time (0.5 d Tues)
Phone: (937) 262-2105
Fax: (937) 267-5395
Email:  jeffrey.davissonat signva.gov
Faculty:  ICO (Adjunct clinical faculty)
                Indiana University (Adjunct clinical faculty)
                TOSU (Adjunct clinical faculty)
               
Member:  AOA
                
 
Dr. Rebecca Diller
Job Title: Staff Optometrist
Degree(s): OD
Full-time
Phone: (937) 268-6511 x 1580
Fax: (937) 267-5395
Email:  rebecca.dillerat signva.gov
Faculty:  Indiana University (Adjunct assistant professor)
                ICO (Adjunct associate professor)
                TOSU (Adjunct clinical faculty)
               
Member:  AAO Fellow
                 AFOS
                 AOA
                
Residency Trained: VA
 
Dr. Heath Gilbert
Job Title: Consultant
Degree(s): OD
Part-time (0.5 d 1st & 3rd Wed
Phone: (937) 262-2105
             (937) 228-2020
Fax: (937) 940-8827
Faculty:  ICO (Adjunct clinical faculty)
                Indiana University (Adjunct clinical faculty)
                TOSU (Adjunct clinical faculty)
               
Member:  AAO Fellow
                 AOA
                 APHA
                
 
Dr. Gregory (Greg) A. Kiracofe
Job Title: Chief, Optometry Section
Degree(s): OD
Full-time
Phone: (937) 267-5377
Fax: (937) 267-5395
Email:  gregory.kiracofeat signva.gov
Faculty:  Indiana University (Adjunct associate professor)
                ICO (Adjunct clinical instructor)
                TOSU (Clinical assistant professor)
               
Member:  AAO Fellow
                 AFOS
                 AMSUS
                 AOA
                 APHA
                 NAVAO
                
Residency Trained: VA
Teleretinal Imaging Coordinator: Local VA Facility
Optometry VISN Mentor
 
Dr. Nicky Lai
Job Title: Consultant
Degree(s): OD, MS
Part-time (1/2 d / week)
Phone: (937) 262-2105
Fax: (937) 267-5395
Faculty:  ICO (Adjunct clinical faculty)
                Indiana University (Adjunct clinical faculty)
                TOSU (Adjunct clinical faculty)
               
Residency Trained: Non VA (Residency Specialty: Cornea and Contact Lenses)
 
Dr. Dennis J. Light
Job Title: Staff Optometrist/Director of Externship
Degree(s): OD
Full-time
Phone: (937) 268-6511 x 1415
             (937) 268-6511 x 5460
Fax: (937) 267-5395
Email:  dennis.lightat signva.gov
Faculty:  ICO (Clinical assistant professor)
                Indiana University (Clinical assistant professor)
                TOSU (Clinical assistant professor)
               
Member:  AAO Fellow
                 AFOS
                 AOA
                 NAVAO
                
Residency Trained: VA (Residency Specialty: Primary Eye Care)
 
Dr. Timothy Morand
Job Title: Staff Optometrist
Degree(s): OD
Full-time
Phone: (513) 861-3100 x 5372
             (937) 268-6511 x 3303
Fax: (513) 475-6944
        (937) 267-5395
Email:  timothy.morandat signva.gov
            timothy.morand2at signva.gov
Faculty:  University of Cincinnati School of Ophthalmology (Affiliated Clinical Instructor)
               
Member:  AAO Fellow
                 AOA
                 NAVAO
                 VOSH
                
Research: Principal Investigator
 
Dr. Jennifer A. Palombi
Job Title: Consultant
Degree(s): OD
Part-time (1 d/w - Mondays)
Phone: (937) 262-2105
Fax: (937) 267-5395
Faculty:  ICO (Adjunct clinical faculty)
                Indiana University (Adjunct clinical faculty)
                TOSU (Adjunct clinical faculty)
               
Member:  AOA
                 APHA
                
 
Dr. Robert Sorrell
Job Title: Staff Optometrist
Degree(s): OD
Part-time (0.25 FTEE)
Phone: (513) 424-0339
Fax: (513) 424-4910
Email:  robert.sorrellat signva.gov
Faculty:  ICO (Adjunct clinical faculty)
                Indiana University (Adjunct clinical faculty)
                TOSU (Adjunct clinical faculty)
               
Member:  AAO Fellow
                 AOA
                
 
Dr. Julie Staats
Job Title: Staff Optometrist
Degree(s): OD
Full-time
Phone: (937) 268-6511 x 2020
Fax: (937) 267-5395
Email:  julie.staatsat signva.gov
Faculty:  TOSU (Adjunct clinical faculty)
               
Member:  NAVAO
                
Residency Trained: VA (Residency Specialty: Primary Eye Care)
 
Dr. Gerald Troy
Job Title: Consultant
Degree(s): OD
Part-time (0.5 d Tues & Fri)
Phone: (937) 262-2105
Fax: (937) 267-5395
Email:  gerald.troyat signva.gov
Faculty:  ICO (Adjunct clinical faculty)
                Indiana University (Adjunct clinical faculty)
                TOSU (Adjunct clinical faculty)
               
Member:  AOA
                
 
Lancaster OH CBOC
(VISN: 10  station: )
1550 Sheridan Drive
Lancaster, OH 43130
Residency Program:
Resident Per Year: 4
Residency Coordinator: Brian Montgomery, OD
Resident Affiliated Institutions:  TOSU  
Student Program:
Student Coordinator: Richard A. Bell, OD
Student Affiliated Institution Student/Rotation Duration Total Student/Year
TOSU 2 12 weeks 8
 
Dr. William Hileman
Job Title: Staff Optometrist
Degree(s): OD
Full-time
Phone: (740) 773-1141 x 7853
Email:  william.hilemanat signva.gov
Faculty:  TOSU (Clinical assistant professor)
               
Residency Trained: VA (Residency Specialty: Ocular Disease)
ACMO certified
 
Dr. Susan Zacatelco
Job Title: Staff Optometrist
Degree(s): OD
Full-time
Phone: (740) 773-1141 x 1412
Email:  susan.zacatelcoat signva.gov
Faculty:  TOSU (Clinical assistant professor)
               
Member:  AOA
                
ACMO certified
 

 Oklahoma

Muskogee VA Medical Center
(VISN: 16  station: 623)
Optometry (11A)
1011 Honor Heights Drive
Muskogee, OK 74401
Low Vision Clinic
Residency Program:
Resident Per Year: 2
Speciality: Primary Eye Care
Residency Coordinator: Angela Harris-Charlton, OD
Resident Affiliated Institutions:  NSUCO  
Student Program:
Student Coordinator: Angela Harris Charlton, OD
Student Affiliated Institution Student/Rotation Duration Total Student/Year
NSUCO 1-2 8 weeks variable
SCO 1-2 12 weeks variable
Waterloo 1-2 16 weeks variable
 
Dr. Kyle Edwards
Job Title: Staff Optometrist
Degree(s): OD
Full-time
Phone: (918) 577-3667
Email:  kyle.edwardsat signva.gov
Faculty:  NSUCO (Adjunct faculty)
                SCO (Adjunct faculty)
               
Member:  NAVAO
                
Residency Trained: VA (Residency Specialty: Primary Eye Care)
 
Dr. Angela Harris Charlton
Job Title: Chief
Degree(s): OD
Full-time
Phone: (918) 683-3261 x 3335
Fax: (918) 680-3950
Email:  angela.charltonat signva.gov
Faculty:  NSUCO (Adjunct professor)
                SCO (Adjunct professor)
               
Member:  AAO Fellow
                 AOA
                 NAVAO
                
Residency Trained: VA (Residency Specialty: Primary Eye Care)
ACMO certified
Advanced Clinic Access Coordinator: Local VA Facility
Teleretinal Imaging Coordinator: Local VA Facility
 
Dr. Melissa D. Turner
Job Title: Staff Optometrist
Degree(s): OD
Full-time
Phone: (918) 577-3113
Fax: (918) 577-4140
Email:  melissa.turner4at signva.gov
Faculty:  SCO (Adjunct clinical faculty)
               
Member:  AOA
                 NAVAO
                
Residency Trained: VA (Residency Specialty: Primary Eye Care)
 

 Oregon

Portland VAMC
(VISN: 20  station: 648)
PO Box 1034 (P-3-Eye)
3710 Southwest US Veterans Hospital Road
Portland, OR 97207
Low Vision Clinic
Residency Program:
Resident Per Year: 3
Speciality: Primary Eye Care
Residency Coordinator: Weon Jun, OD
Resident Affiliated Institutions:  PUCO  
Student Program:
Student Coordinator: Molly Cardenal, OD
Student Affiliated Institution Student/Rotation Duration Total Student/Year
UCB 1 10 weeks 5
NECO 1 12 weeks 4
PUCO 1 12 weeks 4
 
Dr. Amara V. Callahan
Job Title: Staff Optometrist
Degree(s): OD
Full-time
Phone: (503) 220-8262 x 33014
Fax: (503) 402-2943
Email:  amara.callahanat signva.gov
Faculty:  NECO (Adjunct faculty)
                PUCO (Adjunct faculty)
                UCB (Adjunct faculty)
               
Member:  AOA
                 NAVAO
                
Residency Trained: VA (Residency Specialty: Geriatric Optometry, Low Vision Rehabilitation, Primary Eye Care)
ACMO certified
 
Dr. Rebecca J. Czerwinski
Job Title: Staff Optometrist, Student Coordinator
Degree(s): OD
Full-time
Phone: (503) 220-8262 x 58205
Email:  rebecca.czerwinskiat signva.gov
Faculty:  NECO (Adjunct faculty)
                PUCO (Adjunct faculty)
                UCB (Adjunct faculty)
               
Member:  AAO Fellow
                 AFOS
                 AOA
                 NAVAO
                
Residency Trained: VA (Residency Specialty: Primary Eye Care)
 
Dr. Weon Jun
Job Title: Director, Low Vision Rehabilitation Services
Degree(s): OD
Full-time
Phone: (503) 220-8262 x 54400
Fax: (503) 402-2943
Email:  weon.junat signva.gov
Pager: (503) 721-7878 #2406
Faculty:  PUCO (Adjunct clinical faculty)
                Oregon Health and Science University (Adjunct faculty)
                UCB (Assistant clinical faculty)
                NECO (Clinical professor)
               
Member:  AAO Fellow
                 NAVAO
                
Residency Trained: VA (Residency Specialty: Geriatric Optometry, Primary Eye Care)
ACMO certified
 
Dr. Shannon Lutz
Job Title: Staff Optometrist
Degree(s): OD
Part-time (0.5 FTEE)
Phone: (503) 220-8262 x 56860
Email:  shannon.lutzat signva.gov
Faculty:  NECO (Adjunct faculty)
                PUCO (Adjunct faculty)
                UCB (Adjunct faculty)
               
Member:  AAO Fellow
                 NAVAO
                
Residency Trained: VA (Residency Specialty: Primary Eye Care)
 
Dr. Jonathon C. Thomas
Job Title: Staff Optometrist
Degree(s): BS, OD
Full-time
Phone: (503) 220-8262 x 56860
Fax: (503) 402-2943
Email:  jonathon.thomasat signva.gov
Member:  AOA
                 NAVAO
                
Residency Trained: Non VA
 
Dr. Michael Tomlin
Job Title: Staff Optometrist
Degree(s): OD, MA
Full-time
Phone: (360) 696-4061 x 34331
Email:  michael.tomlinat signva.gov
Faculty:  Berkeley (Adjunct faculty)
                NECO (Adjunct faculty)
                PUCO (Adjunct faculty)
               
Member:  AAO Fellow
                 NAVAO
                
 
Dr. Mark A. Williams
Job Title: Chief, Optometry Section
Degree(s): OD
Full-time
Phone: (503) 220-8262 x 57877
Email:  mark.williams3at signva.gov
Pager: (503) 721-7878-2412
Faculty:  PUCO (Adjunct clinical professor)
                UCB (Affiliated Clinical Instructor)
                NECO (Affiliated Clinical Professor)
               
Member:  AOA
                 NAVAO
                
Residency Trained: VA (Residency Specialty: Geriatric Optometry)
ACMO certified
 
Roseburg VA
VA Roseburg Health Care System
(VISN: 20  station: 653)
Eye Clinic (100A)
913 NW Garden Valley Blvd
Roseburg, OR 97471
Residency Program:
Resident Per Year: 1
Speciality: Primary Eye Care
Residency Coordinator: Bryan Deck, OD
Resident Affiliated Institutions:  PUCO  
Student Program:
Student Coordinator: Dirk Dittemore, OD
Student Affiliated Institution Student/Rotation Duration Total Student/Year
PUCO 1 12 weeks 4
 
Dr. Bryan H. Deck
Job Title: Senior Professional Discipline Advisor
Degree(s): OD
Full-time
Phone: (541) 440-1000 x 45789
Fax: (541) 440-1380
Email:  bryan.deckat signva.gov
Faculty:  PUCO (Assoc professor)
               
Member:  AFOS
                 AOA
                 NAVAO
                
Residency Trained: VA (Residency Specialty: Primary Eye Care)
Advanced Clinic Access Coordinator: Local VA Facility
 
Dr. Dirk A. Dittemore
Job Title: Staff Optometrist
Degree(s): OD
Full-time
Phone: (541) 440-1000
Fax: (541) 677-3103
Email:  dirk.dittemoreat signva.gov
Faculty:  PUCO (Adjunct faculty)
               
Member:  AFOS
                 AOA
                
Residency Trained: VA (Residency Specialty: Low Vision Rehabilitation)
 

 Pennsylvania

Philadelphia VAMC
VA Philadelphia Healthcare System
(VISN: 4  station: 642)
Department of Surgery (112)
38th and Woodland
Philadelphia, PA 19104
Low Vision Clinic
Polytrauma Rehabilitation Network Site
Geriatric Research Education and Clinical Center program
Residency Program:
Resident Per Year: 1
Speciality: Primary Eye Care
Residency Coordinator: Marilyn Verghese, OD
Resident Affiliated Institutions:  Salus University  
Student Program:
Student Coordinator: Arthur Alexander, OD
Student Affiliated Institution Student/Rotation Duration Total Student/Year
Salus University 3 6 months 6
SUNY 1 6 months 1
NECO 1 6 months 1
Salus University 4 12 weeks 4
ICO 2 12 weeks 2
 
Dr. Arthur Alexander
Job Title: Chief
Degree(s): OD
Full-time
Phone: (215) 823-4112
Fax: (215) 823-4139
Email:  author.alexanderat signva.gov
Faculty:  NECO (Adjunct faculty)
                Salus University (Adjunct faculty)
                SUNY (Adjunct faculty)
               
Member:  AAO Fellow
                 AOA
                 NAVAO
                
Residency Trained: Non VA (Residency Specialty: Primary Eye Care)
Advanced Clinic Access Coordinator: Local VA Facility, VISN
Teleretinal Imaging Coordinator: Local VA Facility
Optometry VISN Mentor
 
Dr. Connie L. Chronister
Job Title: Staff Optometrist
Degree(s): OD, MS
Part-time (0.2 FTEE)
Phone: (215) 823-4110
Fax: (215) 823-4139
Email:  connie.chronisterat signva.gov
Faculty:  SUNY (Adjunct associate clinical professor)
                NECO (Adjunct clinical instructor)
               
Member:  AAO Fellow
                 AOA
                
Residency Trained: VA (Residency Specialty: Primary Eye Care)
Research: Co-investigator
 
Dr. Robert S. Duszak
Job Title: Staff Optometrist
Degree(s): OD
Part-time (0.4 FTEE)
Phone: (215) 520-2329
Email:  Robert.Duszakat signva.gov
Faculty:  SUNY (Adjunct clinical instructor)
                Salus University (Adjunct professor)
                NECO (Assistant clinical professor)
               
Member:  AAO Fellow
                 AOA
                 NAVAO
                
Residency Trained: Non VA (Residency Specialty: Primary Eye Care)
Teleretinal Imaging Coordinator: Local VA Facility
 
Dr. Mark Shust
Job Title: Staff Optometrist
Degree(s): OD
Part-time (4/5 FTEE)
Phone: (215) 823-6050
             (215) 823-4112
Email:  mark.shustat signva.gov
Faculty:  Salus University (Adjunct assistant professor)
                NECO (Adjunct faculty)
               
Member:  AAO Fellow
                 NAVAO
                
Residency Trained: Non VA (Residency Specialty: Primary Eye Care)
 
Dr. Taras W. Spivak
Job Title: Staff Optometrist
Degree(s): OD
Part-time (3 days)
Phone: (215) 823-4110
Fax: (215) 823-4139
Email:  taras.spivakat signva.gov
Faculty:  SUNY (Adjunct professor)
               
Member:  NAVAO
                
 
Dr. Denise Thomas Wilcox
Job Title: Low Vision Optometrist
Degree(s): PT, OD, PhD
Part-time (1.5 days/week)
Phone: (215) 823-4110
Fax: (215) 823-4139
Email:  denise.wilcoxat signva.gov
Faculty:  Gwynedd Mercy College (Adjunct faculty)
                Salus University (Adjunct faculty)
                SUNY (Adjunct faculty)
               
Member:  AOA
                
Fellowship Trained: Anatomy
 
Wilkes-Barre VA Medical Center
(VISN: 4  station: 693)
1111 East End Blvd.
Wilkes-Barre, PA 18711
Residency Program:
Resident Per Year: 1
Speciality: Ocular Disease
Residency Coordinator: Joseph A. Reck, OD
Resident Affiliated Institutions:  Salus University  
Student Program:
Student Coordinator: James M. Check, OD, FAAO
Student Affiliated Institution Student/Rotation Duration Total Student/Year
Salus University 2 3/6 months 8
 
Dr. Herbert Bressler
 
Dr. James M. Check
Job Title: Residency and Student Internship Coordinator
Degree(s): OD
Full-time
Phone: (570) 824-3521 x 7503
Fax: (570) 819-5131
Email:  james.checkat signva.gov
Faculty:  ICO (Adjunct faculty)
                Salus University (Adjunct faculty)
               
Member:  AAO Fellow
                 NAVAO
                
 
Dr. James M. Novak
Job Title: Staff Optometrist
Degree(s): OD
Full-time
Phone: (570) 824-3521 x 4507
Fax: (507) 819-5131
Email:  james.novakat signva.gov
Faculty:  ICO (Adjunct faculty)
                Salus University (Adjunct faculty)
                SUNY (Adjunct faculty)
               
Member:  AAO Fellow
                 AFOS
                 NAVAO
                
 

 Puerto Rico

No Optometrists found.

 Rhode Island

Providence VAMC
(VISN: 1  station: 650)
VA Eye Clinic, Eagle Square
623 Atwells Avenue
Providence, RI 02909
Visual Impairment Services Outpatient Rehabilitation (VISOR) program
Low Vision Clinic
Residency Program:
Resident Per Year: 1
Speciality: Primary Eye Care/Ocular Disease
Residency Coordinator: Claire Messina, OD or Thomas Cesaro, OD
Resident Affiliated Institutions:  NECO  
Student Program:
Student Coordinator: Fatima Raposo, OD
Student Affiliated Institution Student/Rotation Duration Total Student/Year
NECO 2 12 weeks 8 - 4th year students
Salus University 2 12 weeks 4 - 4th year students
ICO 2 12 weeks 8
University of Montreal 2 12 weeks 8 - 4th year students
NECO 2 20 weeks 4 - 3rd year students
 
Dr. Thomas P. Cesaro
Job Title: Staff Optometrist
Degree(s): BA, OD
Part-time (0.55 FTE)
Phone: (401) 273-7100 x 1500
Email:  thomas.cesaroat signva.gov
Member:  AFOS
                 AOA
                 NAVAO
                
 
Dr. Elina Goman Baskin
Job Title: Staff Optometrist
Degree(s): OD
Part-time (18.5 hrs/wk)
Phone: (617) 512-7949
Fax: (781) 818-4118
Email:  elina.goman-baskinat signva.gov
Faculty:  NECO (Adjunct professor)
               
Member:  AOA
                
Residency Trained: VA (Residency Specialty: Primary Eye Care)
 
Dr. Edmund T. Hackman, Jr.
Job Title: Chief, Optometry
Degree(s): OD
Part-time (0.82 FTE)
Phone: (401) 273-7100 x 1505
Fax: (401) 751-1670
Email:  edmund.hackmanat signva.gov
Faculty:  NECO (Adjunct clinical faculty)
                Salus University (Adjunct faculty)
               
Member:  AFOS
                 AOA
                
Teleretinal Imaging Coordinator: Local VA Facility
 
Dr. Joseph Mega
Part-time
Phone: (401) 273-7100
Email:  joseph.megaat signmed.va.gov
 
Dr. Claire Messina
Job Title: Staff Optometrist
Degree(s): OD
Part-time (0.5 FTEE)
Phone: (401) 273-7100 x 2691
Fax: (401) 457-1407
Email:  claire.messinaat signmed.va.gov
Faculty:  NECO (Adjunct clinical professor)
                ICO (Clinical instructor)
                Salus University (Clinical instructor)
               
Member:  AOA
                
Residency Trained: VA
 
Dr. Joseph Osmanski
Job Title: Staff Optometrist
Degree(s): BA, OD, MA
Part-time (11 hrs/week)
Phone: (401) 273-7100 x 1517
Fax: (401) 567-9309
Email:  joseph.osmanskiat signva.gov
Faculty:  ICO (Adjunct faculty)
                Indiana University (Adjunct faculty)
                NECO (Adjunct faculty)
                Salus University (Adjunct faculty)
                University of Montreal (Adjunct faculty)
               
Member:  AOA
                
 
Dr. Fatima Raposo
Job Title: Staff Optometrist
Degree(s): OD
Part-time
Phone: (401) 273-7100
Email:  fatima.raposoat signva.gov
Faculty:  University of Montreal (Adjunct clinical faculty)
                ICO (Adjunct clinical professor)
                NECO (Adjunct clinical professor)
               
Member:  AOA
                
ACMO certified
Advanced Clinic Access Coordinator: Local VA Facility
 
Dr. John C. Sellechio
Job Title: Staff Optometrist
Degree(s): OD
Part-time (21h/w)
Phone: (401) 273-7100 x 1500
Email:  john.sellechioat signva.gov
Faculty:  ICO (Adjunct clinical professor)
                NECO (Affiliated Clinical Professor)
               
Member:  AOS
                 National Glaucoma Society
                 NAVAO
                
 

 South Carolina

Charleston - Ralph Johnson VAMC
(VISN: 7  station: )
Eye Clinic
109 Bee Street
Charleston, SC 29401-5799
Residency Program:
Resident Per Year: 1
Speciality: Primary Eye Care/Low Vision Rehabilitation
Residency Coordinator: Stephen Morse, OD, MPH, PhD
Resident Affiliated Institutions:  SCO  
Student Program:
Student Coordinator: Stephen E. Morse, OD, MPH, PhD
Student Affiliated Institution Student/Rotation Duration Total Student/Year
Salus University 2 3/6 months 8*
 
Dr. Stephen E. Morse
Job Title: Staff Optometrist
Degree(s): OD, MPH, PhD
Part-time (6/8)
Phone: (843) 789-7644
Fax: (843) 789-7037
Email:  stephen.morseat signmed.va.gov
Faculty:  Salus University (Adjunct associate professor)
                Medical University South Carolina (Assoc professor)
               
Member:  AAO Fellow
                 AOA
                 ARVO
                
 
Dorn VAMC
(VISN: 7  station: 544)
Optometry #D 112
6439 Garners Ferry Rd
Columbia, SC 29209-1639
Low Vision Clinic
Residency Program:
Resident Per Year: 3
Speciality: Primary Eye Care
Residency Coordinator: Richard G. Garner, OD
Resident Affiliated Institutions:  SCO  
Student Program:
Student Coordinator: Christian Jordan, OD
Student Affiliated Institution Student/Rotation Duration Total Student/Year
Salus University 2 3/6 months 6
NOVA 2-3 3/6 months 6-9
Michigan College of Optometry 2 12 weeks 6
Indiana University 1 12 weeks 3
 
Dr. William J. Denton
Job Title: Low Vision Clinic Chief
Degree(s): OD
Full-time
Phone: (803) 776-4000 x 7253
Fax: (803) 695-7960
Email:  william.dentonat signva.gov
Faculty:  MCO (Adjunct associate professor)
                NOVA (Adjunct associate professor)
                Salus University (Adjunct associate professor)
                SCO (Adjunct associate professor)
               
Member:  AAO Fellow
                 NAVAO
                 Optometric Retina Soc. Fellow
                 Scleral Lens Ed. Soc. Fellow
                
Residency Trained: VA (Residency Specialty: Primary Eye Care)
 
Dr. Kimberly M Dillivan
Job Title: Staff Optometrist
Degree(s): OD
Full-time
Phone: 803-776-4000 x 4240
Fax: 803-695-7960
Email:  kimberly.dillivan2at signva.gov
Member:  AFOS
                 NAVAO
                
Residency Trained: VA (Residency Specialty: Primary Eye Care/Low Vision Rehabilitation)
Teleretinal Imaging Coordinator: Local VA Facility
 
Dr. Richard Gardner
Job Title: Chief, Optometry Section
Degree(s): OD
Full-time
Phone: (803) 776-4000 x 5233
Fax: (803) 695-7960
Email:  richard.gardnerat signva.gov
Faculty:  SCO (Adjunct faculty)
               
Member:  AAO Fellow
                
Residency Trained: VA (Residency Specialty: Ocular Disease, Primary Eye Care)
ACMO certified
 
Dr. Christian W. Jordan
Job Title: Staff Optometrist, Externship Coordinator
Degree(s): OD
Full-time
Phone: (803) 776-4000 x 7686
Fax: (803) 695-7960
Email:  christian.jordanat signva.gov
Faculty:  Indiana University (Adjunct associate professor)
                Michigan College of Optometry (Adjunct associate professor)
                NOVA (Adjunct associate professor)
                Salus University (Adjunct associate professor)
                SCO (Adjunct associate professor)
               
Member:  AAO Fellow
                 AOA
                
Residency Trained: VA (Residency Specialty: Primary Eye Care)
Advanced Clinic Access Coordinator: Local VA Facility
Teleretinal Imaging Coordinator: Local VA Facility
 
Dr. William J. McGill
Job Title: Staff Optometrist
Degree(s): OD
Full-time
Phone: (803) 776-4000 x 7062
Fax: (803) 695-7960
Email:  william.mcgillat signva.gov
Faculty:  MCO (Adjunct faculty)
                NOVA (Adjunct faculty)
                Salus University (Adjunct faculty)
                SCO (Adjunct faculty)
               
Member:  AAO Fellow
                 NAVAO
                
ACMO certified
 

 South Dakota

No Optometrists found.

 Tennessee

Memphis VA Medical Center
(VISN: 9  station: 614)
Optometry Clinic (112D)
1030 Jefferson Avenue
Memphis, TN 38104
Low Vision Clinic
Residency Program:
Resident Per Year: 6
Speciality: Primary Eye Care
Residency Coordinator: James A. Williamson, OD
Resident Affiliated Institutions:  SCO  
Student Program:
Student Coordinator: Michael R. White, OD
Student Affiliated Institution Student/Rotation Duration Total Student/Year
UMSL 1 6 weeks 4
ICO 1 12 weeks 3
SCO 5 16 weeks 15
 
Dr. Gary H. Brough
Job Title: Chief, Optometry Section
Degree(s): OD
Full-time
Phone: (901) 523-8990 x 5673
             (901) 523-8990 x 5339
Fax: (901) 577-7456
Email:  gary.broughat signva.gov
Pager: (901) 577-7288 x801
AOA Low Vision Section Member. Continuum of Care POC: Local VA Facility, VISN
Faculty:  SCO (Assistant professor)
               
Member:  AFOS
                 AOA
                 NAVAO
                
Residency Trained: VA
Advanced Clinic Access Coordinator: Local VA Facility
Teleretinal Imaging Coordinator: Local VA Facility, VISN
Optometry VISN Consultant Member
 
Dr. Jennifer K. Bulmann
Job Title: Low Vision Optometrist, Staff Optometrist
Degree(s): OD
Full-time
Phone: (901) 523-8990 x 6897
Fax: (901) 577-7456
Email:  jennifer.bulmannat signva.gov
Pager: 451
Member:  AAO Fellow
                 AFOS
                 AOA
                 NAVAO
                
Residency Trained: VA (Residency Specialty: Geriatric Optometry)
 
Dr. Katherine D. Sanford
Job Title: Staff Optometrist
Degree(s): OD
Full-time
Phone: (901) 523-8990 x 5550
Fax: (901) 557-7456
Email:  katherine.sanfordat signva.gov
Pager: (901) 577-7288 x719
Faculty:  SCO (Adjunct faculty)
                UMSL (Adjunct faculty)
               
Member:  AFOS
                 AOA
                 NAVAO
                
Residency Trained: VA (Residency Specialty: Primary Eye Care)
ACMO certified
 
Dr. Michael Robert White
Job Title: Staff Optometrist
Degree(s): OD
Full-time
Phone: (901) 523-8990 x 5550
Fax: (910) 557-7456
Email:  michael.white5at signva.gov
Pager: (901) 577-7288 x280
Faculty:  ICO (Adjunct faculty)
                SCO (Adjunct faculty)
                UMSL (Adjunct faculty)
               
Member:  AFOS
                 AOA
                 NAVAO
                 Optometric Retina Society
                
 
Dr. Jim Allan Williamson
Job Title: Residency Supervisor
Degree(s): OD
Full-time
Phone: (901) 523-8990 x 5550
Fax: (901) 577-7456
Email:  james.williamson4at signva.gov
Faculty:  UMSL (Adjunct faculty)
                SCO (Assistant professor)
               
Member:  NAVAO
                
ACMO certified
 
Mountain Home - James H. Quillen VAMC
(VISN: 9  station: 621)
Eye Clinic (112E)
Bldg 200
Mountain Home, TN 37684
Low Vision Clinic
Residency Program:
Resident Per Year: 2
Speciality: Hospital-Based Optometry
Residency Coordinator: Loren W. Bennett, OD, MPH
Resident Affiliated Institutions:  SCO  
Student Program:
Student Coordinator: Nanette Coelho, OD
Student Affiliated Institution Student/Rotation Duration Total Student/Year
Salus University 2 3/6 months 2-4
ICO 2 12 weeks 8
Western University 2 12 weeks 8
SCO 1 16 weeks 1
 
Dr. Matthew Anderson
Job Title: Chief Optometrist
Degree(s): OD
Full-time
Phone: (423) 926-1171 x 2297
Fax: (423) 979-3530
Email:  matthew.anderson1at signva.gov
Faculty:  ICO (Adjunct faculty)
                Salus University (Adjunct faculty)
                SCCOMBK (Adjunct faculty)
                Western University (Adjunct faculty)
               
Member:  AAO Fellow
                 NAVAO
                
Residency Trained: VA (Residency Specialty: Primary Eye Care)
ACMO certified
Optometry VISN Mentor
 
Dr. Loren (Larry) W. Bennett
Job Title: Chief
Degree(s): OD, MPH
Full-time
Phone: (423) 926-1171 x 7127
             (423) 979-3512
Fax: (423) 979-3530
Email:  loren.bennettat signva.gov
Pager: (423) 979-3462 #698
Faculty:  ICO (Adjunct clinical professor)
                SCO (Adjunct clinical professor)
                James H. Quillen College of Medicine (Clinical instructor)
               
Member:  AOA
                 NAVAO
                 AAO Fellow
                 AFOS
                
Residency Trained: VA (Residency Specialty: Ocular Disease)
Advanced Clinic Access Coordinator: Local VA Facility, VISN
Optometry Field Advisory Committee Member
Research: Principal Investigator , Co-investigator
 
Dr. Hal R. Bohlman
Job Title: Staff Optometrist
Degree(s): OD
Full-time
Phone: (423) 926-1171 x 2292
             (423) 979-3510
Fax: (423) 979-3530
Email:  harold.bohlmanat signva.gov
Faculty:  Salus University (Adjunct faculty)
                ICO (Assoc professor)
                James H. Quillen College of Medicine (Clinical instructor)
                SCO (Clinical instructor)
               
Member:  AAO Diplomate Primary Care
                 AAO Fellow
                 AFOS
                 AOA
                
Optometry VISN Mentor
 
Dr. Nanette Coelho
Job Title: Staff Optometrist
Degree(s): OD
Full-time
Phone: (423) 926-1171 x 7127
Fax: (423) 979-3530
Email:  nanette.coelhoat signva.gov
Faculty:  ICO (Adjunct clinical professor)
                SCO (Adjunct clinical professor)
               
Member:  AFOS
                 NAVAO
                
Residency Trained: Non VA (Residency Specialty: Ocular Disease)
 
Dr. Dax Alan Gay
Job Title: Staff Optometrist
Degree(s): OD
Full-time
Email:  dax.gayat signmed.va.gov
Faculty:  Indiana University (Adjunct faculty)
               
Member:  NAVAO
                
Residency Trained: VA
 

 Texas

Amarillo VAMC
(VISN: 18  station: 504)
Eye Clinic
6010 Amarillo Blvd. West
Amarillo, TX 79106
Residency Program:
Resident Per Year: 1
Speciality: Primary Eye Care
Residency Coordinator: David Trout, OD, MBA
Resident Affiliated Institutions:  NSUCO  
Student Program:
Student Coordinator: James O'Connor, OD
Student Affiliated Institution Student/Rotation Duration Total Student/Year
ICO 1 12 weeks  
SCCOMBK 1 12 weeks  
UH 1 16 weeks  
 
Dr. James O'Connor
Job Title: Chief
Full-time
Phone: (806) 355-9703 x 7689
Fax: (806) 356-3735
Email:  james.oconnor2at signva.gov
 
Dr. David Trout
Job Title: Staff Optometric Physician
Degree(s): OD, MBA
Full-time
Phone: (806) 355-9703 x 7678
Fax: (806) 356-3735
Email:  david.troutat signva.gov
Faculty:  ICO (Adjunct clinical professor)
                NSUCO (Adjunct clinical professor)
                SCCOMBK (Adjunct clinical professor)
                UH (Adjunct clinical professor)
               
Residency Trained: VA (Residency Specialty: Primary Eye Care)
 

 Utah

Salt Lake City VA Medical Center
(VISN: 19  station: 660)
Eye Clinic
500 Foothill Blvd.
Salt Lake City, UT 84148
Residency Program:
Resident Per Year: 2
Speciality: Primary Eye Care
Residency Coordinator: Harald Olafsson, OD
Resident Affiliated Institutions:  SCCOMBK  
Student Program:
Student Coordinator: Harald Olafsson, OD
Student Affiliated Institution Student/Rotation Duration Total Student/Year
SCCOMBK 2 10 weeks 8*
PUCO 1 10 weeks 4*
TOSU 1 10 weeks 4
SCO 1 16 weeks 3
 
Dr. John M. Brand
Job Title: Staff Optometrist
Degree(s): OD
Full-time
Phone: (801) 582-1565 x 1943
Email:  john.brandat signva.gov
Faculty:  PUCO (Adjunct professor)
                SCCOMBK (Adjunct professor)
                TOSU (Adjunct professor)
               
Member:  AOA
                 NAVAO
                
Teleretinal Imaging Coordinator: Local VA Facility
 
Dr. Dane F. Dansie
Job Title: Staff Optometrist
Degree(s): OD
Part-time (1/8 FTE)
Phone: (801) 546-3937
Fax: (801) 476-0067
Email:  dane.dansieat signva.gov
Faculty:  TOSU (Adjunct associate clinical professor)
                SCCOMBK (Adjunct associate professor)
                PUCO (Assoc professor)
               
Member:  AOA
                 NAVAO
                
Optometry VISN Mentor
Optometry VISN Consultant Member
 
Dr. Harald E. Olafsson
Job Title: Chief, Optometry
Degree(s): OD
Part-time (6/8)
Phone: (801) 582-1565 x 4812
Fax: (801) 584-2564
Email:  harald.olafssonat signva.gov
            harald.olafssonat signhsc.utah.edu
Pager: (801) 339-5901
Faculty:  PUCO (Adjunct assistant professor)
                SCO (Adjunct assistant professor)
                TOSU (Adjunct assistant professor)
                SCCOMBK (Assistant professor)
                Univ of Utah
                Dept of Ophthalmology (Assoc professor)
               
Member:  AAO Fellow
                 AFOS
                 AOA
                 NAVAO
                
Teleretinal Imaging Coordinator: VISN
 
Dr. D. Lee Tanner
Job Title: Staff Optometrist
Degree(s): OD
Part-time (1/2)
Phone: (801) 582-1565 x 1944
Fax: (801) 584-2557
Email:  duane.tannerat signva.gov
Faculty:  PUCO (Adjunct faculty)
                SCCOMBK (Adjunct faculty)
               
Member:  AOA
                
 
Dr. Dale A. Woodfield
Job Title: Staff Optometrist
Degree(s): OD
Part-time (2/8)
Phone: (801) 584-2568
Fax: (801) 584-2564
Email:  dale.woodfieldat signva.gov
            dwoodfil85at signaol.com
Pager: (801) 920-6842
Faculty:  PUCO (Adjunct assistant clinical professor)
                SCCOMBK (Adjunct assistant clinical professor)
               
Member:  AOA
                
 

 Vermont

White River Junction VAMC
White River Junction VAMROC
(VISN: 1  station: 405)
Eye Clinic (112, Desk 100)
215 North Main Street
White River Junction, VT 05009
Low Vision Clinic
Polytrauma Rehabilitation Center
Residency Program:
Resident Per Year: 2
Speciality: Primary Eye Care/Ocular Disease
Residency Coordinator: Dorothy L. Hitchmoth, OD
Resident Affiliated Institutions:  NECO  
Student Program:
Student Coordinator: Richard Frick, OD
Student Affiliated Institution Student/Rotation Duration Total Student/Year
Salus University 1 12 weeks 4
NECO 2 12 weeks 8
TOSU 1 12 weeks 4
ICO 1 12 weeks 0-4
 
Dr. Julie A. Blacksmith
Job Title: Staff Optometrist, Low Vision Optometrist
Degree(s): BS, OD
Full-time (0.5 LV/0.5 Optom)
Phone: (800) 295-9363 x 5688
Fax: (802) 291-6204
Email:  julie.blacksmithat signva.gov
Faculty:  NECO (Adjunct faculty)
               
Member:  AOA
                 NAVAO
                
Residency Trained: VA (Residency Specialty: Ocular Disease)
ACMO certified
Research: Co-investigator
 
Dr. Richard Frick
Job Title: Staff Optometrist
Degree(s): OD
Full-time
Phone: (802) 295-9363 x 6568
Fax: (802) 291-6204
Email:  richard.frickat signva.gov
Pager: (802) 742-0696
Faculty:  TOSU (Clinical assistant professor)
                ICO (Clinical associate professor)
                NECO (Clinical professor)
               
Member:  AAO Fellow
                 AFOS
                 AOA
                 NAVAO
                
Residency Trained: VA (Residency Specialty: Primary Eye Care)
ACMO certified
Research: Co-investigator
 
Dr. Joseph W. Gallagher
Job Title: Staff Optometrist
Degree(s): OD
Full-time
Phone: (802) 295-9363 x 5600
Fax: (802) 295-5112
Email:  joseph.gallagher2at signva.gov
Faculty:  NECO (Adjunct clinical faculty)
                Salus University (Adjunct clinical faculty)
                TOSU (Adjunct clinical faculty)
               
Member:  AOA
                 NAVAO
                
 
Dr. Dorothy L. Hitchmoth
Job Title: Chief
Degree(s): OD
Full-time
Phone: (802) 295-9363 x 5248
Fax: (802) 291-6204
Email:  dorothy.hitchmothat signva.gov
Pager: (603) 219-9195
ABO Diplomate, ABCMO Diplomate
Faculty:  NECO (Clinical professor)
                Salus University (Clinical professor)
                TOSU (Clinical professor)
               
Member:  AAO Fellow
                 AFOS
                 AOA
                 NAVAO
                 Optometric Retina Soc. Fellow
                
Fellowship Trained: Ocular Disease
Advanced Clinic Access Coordinator: Local VA Facility
Teleretinal Imaging Coordinator: Local VA Facility
Research: Principal Investigator
 

 Virginia

Hampton VAMC
(VISN: 6  station: 590)
Eye Clinic (112A)
100 Emancipation Dr.
Hampton, VA 23667
Low Vision Clinic
Residency Program:
Resident Per Year: 1
Speciality: Primary Eye Care
Residency Coordinator: Gay K. Tokumaru, OD
Resident Affiliated Institutions:  TOSU  
Student Program:
Student Coordinator: Makesha Sink, OD
Student Affiliated Institution Student/Rotation Duration Total Student/Year
ICO 1 12 weeks 4*
TOSU 1 12 weeks 4*
SCO 1 16 weeks 3*
 
Dr. Makesha Sink
Job Title: Staff Optometrist
Degree(s): OD
Full-time
Phone: (757) 722-9961 x 2439
Fax: (757) 728-3380
Email:  makesha.sinkat signva.gov
Faculty:  TOSU (Adjunct faculty)
               
Member:  AOA
                 NAVAO
                
Residency Trained: VA (Residency Specialty: Primary Eye Care)
ACMO certified
 
Dr. Brooke Smith
Job Title: Staff Optometrist
Degree(s): OD
Full-time
Phone: (215) 850-0465
Email:  brooke.smith3at signva.gov
Faculty:  ICO (Adjunct faculty)
                NOVA (Adjunct faculty)
                TOSU (Adjunct faculty)
               
Member:  AOA
                 ARVO
                 NAVAO
                
Residency Trained: VA (Residency Specialty: Ocular Disease, Primary Eye Care)
ACMO certified
 
Dr. Gay K. Tokumaru
Job Title: Chief, Optometry Section
Degree(s): OD
Full-time
Phone: (757) 722-9961 x 1521
             (757) 722-9961 x 2955
Fax: (757) 728-3380
Email:  gay.tokumaruat signva.gov
Faculty:  TOSU (Adjunct assistant clinical professor)
                ICO (Adjunct associate professor)
                Eastern Virginia Med School (Instructor)
               
Member:  AAO Fellow
                 AFOS
                 AMSUS
                 AOA
                 NAVAO
                
Residency Trained: VA (Residency Specialty: Low Vision Rehabilitation, Ocular Disease)
Optometry VISN Consultant Member
Optometry Field Advisory Committee Member
 
Salem VAMC
(VISN: 6  station: 658)
Optometry Section (112E1)
1970 Roanoke Blvd.
Salem, VA 24153
Residency Program:
Resident Per Year: 2
Speciality: Primary Eye Care
Residency Coordinator: W. Scott Slagle, OD
Resident Affiliated Institutions:  SCO  
Student Program:
Student Coordinator: Drs. Eckermann (SCO & PCO) and Angela Musick (UAB & RSO)
Student Affiliated Institution Student/Rotation Duration Total Student/Year
Salus University 1-2 12 weeks 1-4
UAB 1 12 weeks 1-4
Rosenberg School of Optometry 1-2 12 weeks 1-8
SCO 1 15 weeks 1-3
 
Dr. Daniel R. Eckermann
Job Title: Chief, Optometry Section
Degree(s): OD
Full-time
Phone: (540) 982-2463 x 2826
Fax: (540) 224-1922
Email:  daniel.eckermannat signva.gov
Pager: 1054
Faculty:  SCO (Adjunct faculty)
                Salus University (Clinical preceptor)
                UAB (Clinical preceptor)
               
Member:  AAO Fellow
                 AFOS
                 AOA
                 NAVAO
                
Residency Trained: VA (Residency Specialty: Hospital-Based Optometry)
Research: Other
 
Dr. Angela N. Musick
Job Title: Staff Optometrist
Degree(s): OD
Full-time
Phone: (540) 982-2463 x 2826
Fax: (540) 224-1922
Email:  angela.musick1at signva.gov
Faculty:  SCO (Adjunct faculty)
                Virginia College of Osteopathic Medicine (Adjunct faculty)
                Salus University (Clinical preceptor)
               
Member:  AAO Fellow
                 AFOS
                 AOA
                 NAVAO
                
Residency Trained: VA (Residency Specialty: Primary Eye Care)
Optometry VISN Mentor
 
Dr. Jonathan Paul Reid
Job Title: Staff Optometrist
Degree(s): OD
Full-time
Phone: (540-982-2463 x 2826
Fax: (540) 224-1922
Email:  jonathan.reidat signva.gov
Member:  AOA
                
Residency Trained: VA
 
Dr. W. Scott Slagle
Job Title: Staff Optometrist
Degree(s): OD
Full-time
Phone: (540) 982-2463 x 2826
Fax: (540) 224-1922
Email:  scott.slagleat signva.gov
Pager: 1698
Faculty:  Salus University (Adjunct faculty)
                SCO (Adjunct faculty)
                Edward Via College of Osteopathic Medicine (Assistant professor)
                Virginia Tech Carilion School of Medicine (Assistant professor)
               
Member:  AAO Fellow
                 AFOS
                 AMSUS
                 AOA
                 NAVAO
                
Residency Trained: VA (Residency Specialty: Primary Eye Care)
ACMO certified
Optometry Field Advisory Committee Member
Research: Other
 

 Washington

American Lake Division
VA Puget Sound Health Care System
(VISN: 20  station: 663A4)
Blind Rehabilitation Center (A-112-BRC)
Tacoma, WA 98493
Low Vision Clinic
Blind Rehabilitation Center
Polytrauma Rehabilitation Network Site
Geriatric Research Education and Clinical Center program
Residency Program:
Resident Per Year: 3
Speciality: Low Vision Rehabilitation, Primary Eye Care
Residency Coordinator: Jeffrey Hiett, OD, MS
Resident Affiliated Institutions:  PUCO   UCB  
Student Program:
Student Coordinator: Jeffrey Hiett, OD, MS
Student Affiliated Institution Student/Rotation Duration Total Student/Year
UCB 4 16 weeks  
PUCO 2 24 weeks  
 
Dr. Irene L. Yang
Job Title: Staff Optometrist
Degree(s): OD
Full-time
Phone: (253) 583-1236
Fax: (253) 589-4119
Email:  irene.yangat signva.gov
Faculty:  PUCO (Adjunct assistant clinical professor)
               
Member:  AAO Fellow
                
Residency Trained: VA
ACMO certified
 
American Lake Division VAMC
VA Puget Sound Healthcare System
(VISN: 20  station: 663A4)
Eye Clinic A-112-OP
Tacoma, WA 98493
Low Vision Clinic
Blind Rehabilitation Center
Residency Program:
Resident Per Year: 3
Speciality: Primary Eye Care/Geriatic Optometry
Residency Coordinator: Jeffrey A. Hiett, OD, MS
Resident Affiliated Institutions:  PUCO  
Student Program:
Student Coordinator: Jeffrey A. Hiett, OD, MS
Student Affiliated Institution Student/Rotation Duration Total Student/Year
PUCO 2 6 months 4
UCB 4 16 weeks 12
 
Dr. Jeffrey A. Hiett
Job Title: Chief
Degree(s): OD, MS (Pharmacology)
Full-time
Phone: (253) 583-1232
Fax: (253) 589-4125
Email:  jeffery.hiettat signmed.va.gov
Faculty:  PUCO (Adjunct associate professor)
                UCB (Clinical instructor)
               
 
Dr. Ann E. Katzenberger
Job Title: Staff Optometrist
Degree(s): OD
Full-time
Phone: (800) 329-8387 x 71232
Email:  ann.katzenbergerat signva.gov
Faculty:  PUCO (Adjunct associate clinical professor)
               
Residency Trained: VA (Residency Specialty: Primary Eye Care)
 
Jonathan M. Wainwright Memorial VAMC at Walla Walla
(VISN: 20  station: 687)
Optometry Service 123
77 Wainwright Memorial Drive
Walla Walla, WA 99362
Low Vision Clinic
Residency Program:
Resident Per Year: 2
Speciality: Ocular Disease/Primary Eye Care
Residency Coordinator: Barbara Hetrick, OD
Resident Affiliated Institutions:  PUCO  
Student Program:
Student Coordinator: R. Rich Ryan, OD
Student Affiliated Institution Student/Rotation Duration Total Student/Year
PUCO 1-2 11 weeks 4-8
 
Dr. Barbara J. Hetrick
Job Title: Chief
Degree(s): OD
Full-time
Phone: (509) 527-3491
Fax: (509) 526-6202
Email:  barbara.hetrickat signmed.va.gov
Pager: (509) 527-6142 x128#
Faculty:  ICO (Adjunct clinical instructor)
                PUCO (Adjunct clinical professor)
               
Member:  AAO Fellow
                 AFOS
                 AOA
                 NAVAO
                
Residency Trained: VA
ACMO certified
Teleretinal Imaging Coordinator: Local VA Facility
 
Dr. R. Richard Ryan, Jr.
Job Title: Staff Optometrist
Degree(s): MSE, OD, FVI
Full-time
Phone: (509) 527-3491
             (888) 687-8863 x 22491
Fax: (509) 526-6202
Email:  raymond.ryanat signva.gov
Pager: 23344
Faculty:  PUCO (Adjunct assistant clinical professor)
               
Member:  AFOS
                 AMSUS
                 AOA
                 Diplomate FVI
                 NAVAO
                 VOSH
                
 
Spokane VAMC
(VISN: 20  station: 668)
Eye Clinic (111)
4815 N. Assembly Street
Spokane, WA 99205
Low Vision Clinic
Residency Program:
Resident Per Year: 1
Speciality: Primary Eye Care
Residency Coordinator: Thomas Riley, OD
Resident Affiliated Institutions:  PUCO  
Student Program:
Student Coordinator: Rebecca Bader, OD
Student Affiliated Institution Student/Rotation Duration Total Student/Year
PUCO 2 12 weeks 8
 
Dr. Rebecca Bader
Job Title: Staff Optometrist
Degree(s): OD
Full-time
Phone: (509) 434-7032
Fax: (509) 434-7132
Email:  rebecca.baderat signva.gov
Faculty:  PUCO (Adjunct clinical professor)
               
Residency Trained: VA
 
Dr. Thomas J. Riley
Job Title: Chief
Degree(s): OD
Full-time
Phone: (509) 434-7250
Fax: (509) 434-7132
Email:  thomas.riley1at signva.gov
Faculty:  PUCO (Adjunct clinical professor)
               
Member:  AAO Fellow
                 AFOS
                 AOA
                 NAVAO
                
ACMO certified
Advanced Clinic Access Coordinator: Local VA Facility, VISN
Teleretinal Imaging Coordinator: Local VA Facility, VISN
Optometry VISN Consultant Member
 
Dr. Michael J. Sirott
Job Title: Staff Optometrist
Degree(s): OD
Full-time
Phone: (509) 434-7255
Fax: (509) 434-7132
Email:  michael.sirottat signva.gov
clinic webpage - http://www1.va.gov/speyeclinic/
Faculty:  PUCO (Adjunct clinical professor)
               
Member:  AFOS
                 AOA
                 NAVAO
                
Residency Trained: VA (Residency Specialty: Low Vision Rehabilitation, Ocular Disease)
 

 West Virginia

Huntington VA Medical Center
(VISN: 9  station: 581)
Optometry Service (123)
1540 Spring Valley Drive
Huntington, WV 25704
Low Vision Clinic
Residency Program:
Resident Per Year: 4
Speciality: Ocular Disease
Residency Coordinator: Matthew C. Simpson, OD
Resident Affiliated Institutions:  Indiana University  
Student Program:
Student Coordinator: Stephanie Farha, OD
Student Affiliated Institution Student/Rotation Duration Total Student/Year
Indiana University 2 12 weeks 8
ICO 2 12 weeks 8
TOSU 1 12 weeks 4
 
Dr. Donnie Akers
Job Title: Staff Optometrist
Degree(s): OD
Part-time
Phone: (606) 886-1970
Email:  donnie.akersat signva.gov
Member:  AOA
                 VOSH
                
 
Dr. Meghan Elkins
Job Title: Staff Optometrist
Degree(s): OD
Full-time
Phone: (304) 429-6755 x 2696
Fax: (304) 429-7592
Email:  meghan.elkins1at signva.gov
Faculty:  ICO (Adjunct professor)
                Indiana University (Adjunct professor)
                TOSU (Adjunct professor)
               
Member:  AAO Fellow
                 AFOS
                 AOA
                 NAVAO
                
Residency Trained: VA (Residency Specialty: Primary Eye Care)
 
Dr. Stephanie M. Farha
Job Title: Staff Optometrist
Degree(s): OD
Full-time
Phone: (304) 429-6755 x 3696
Fax: (304) 429-7592
Email:  stephanie.farhaat signva.gov
Faculty:  ICO (Adjunct associate professor)
                Indiana University (Adjunct professor)
                TOSU (Adjunct professor)
               
Member:  AFOS
                 AOA
                 NAVAO
                
Residency Trained: VA (Residency Specialty: Ocular Disease)
 
Dr. David W. Johnson
Job Title: Staff Optometrist
Degree(s): OD
Full-time
Phone: (304) 429-6755 x 3697
Fax: (304) 429-7592
Email:  david.johnson3at signva.gov
Faculty:  ICO (Adjunct professor)
                Indiana University (Adjunct professor)
                TOSU (Adjunct professor)
               
 
Dr. Sunni D. Martin
Job Title: Staff Optometrist
Degree(s): OD
Full-time
Phone: (304) 429-6755 x 2887
Fax: (304) 429-7592
Email:  sunni.martinat signva.gov
Faculty:  ICO (Adjunct professor)
                Indiana University (Adjunct professor)
                TOSU (Adjunct professor)
               
Member:  AFOS
                 AOA
                
 
Dr. Matthew C. Simpson
Job Title: Chief Optometrist
Degree(s): OD
Full-time
Phone: (304) 429-6741 x 3879
Fax: (304) 429-7592
Email:  matthew.simpson2at signva.gov
Faculty:  ICO (Adjunct professor)
                Indiana University (Adjunct professor)
                TOSU (Adjunct professor)
               
Member:  AAO Fellow
                 AFOS
                 AOA
                
Residency Trained: VA (Residency Specialty: Ocular Disease)
 

 Wisconsin

No Optometrists found.

 Wyoming

No Optometrists found.