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Salvatore D DeSimone DO

Salvatore D. DeSimone, D.O.

Dr. Salvatore D. DeSimone, D.O., is a dedicated and board-certified ophthalmologist renowned for his expertise in diagnosing and treating various eye diseases and conditions. Licensed to practice in New Jersey and Pennsylvania, Dr. DeSimone offers comprehensive eye care focusing on... Show More

Dr. Salvatore D. DeSimone, D.O., is a dedicated and board-certified ophthalmologist renowned for his expertise in diagnosing and treating various eye diseases and conditions. Licensed to practice in New Jersey and Pennsylvania, Dr. DeSimone offers comprehensive eye care focusing on geriatric eye disease.

Dr. DeSimone's academic journey led him to St. Joseph’s University for his undergraduate studies, and he pursued his medical training at the prestigious Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine. His commitment to ophthalmology flourished during his residency at the Graduate Hospital/PCOM Consortium, where he served as Chief Resident.

With 18 years of private practice experience, Dr. DeSimone's impact extends beyond patient care. He actively participates in teaching and mentoring medical students and residents, including those in the field of Ophthalmology. His dedication to education has earned him several Teacher of the Year awards.

Dr. DeSimone's passion for advancing eye care is reflected in his involvement as a clinical investigator in various eye-related medical studies. Outside of his profession, he enjoys sports, particularly baseball, traveling, and cherished family time. He further contributes to his community by coaching youth baseball and basketball, and he is an active member of multiple local organizations dedicated to community well-being.

Locations

  • Camden, NJ
  • Philadelphia, PA

Specialties

  • Comprehensive Eye Exams
  • General Ophthalmology
  • Geriatric Eye Disease
  • Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Glaucoma
  • Cataracts
  • Diabetic Retinopathy

Education

Medical School

Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine, Philadelphia, PA

Internship

Graduate Hospital, Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine, Philadelphia, PA

Residency

Graduate Hospital, Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine, Philadelphia, PA

  • Family Friendly
  • Accepting New Patients
  • Professional Certification
  • In Person Appointments
  • Comprehensive Ophthalmologist
  • English
Yelena Doych MD

Yelena Doych, MD

Dr. Doych is a board-certified comprehensive ophthalmologist, licensed in Pennsylvania and New Jersey. Her clinical interests include complex cataract surgery and uveitis. Dr. Doych received her B.A. degree from Goucher College in Towson, MD. After earning her M.D. degree from Medical... Show More

Dr. Doych is a board-certified comprehensive ophthalmologist, licensed in Pennsylvania and New Jersey. Her clinical interests include complex cataract surgery and uveitis.

Dr. Doych received her B.A. degree from Goucher College in Towson, MD. After earning her M.D. degree from Medical College of Pennsylvania/Hahnemann University School of Medicine, Dr. Doych began her postgraduate training with an Internship in Preliminary Internal Medicine. She completed her residency training in Ophthalmology at Drexel University College of Medicine/Hahnemann University Hospital.

In addition to her clinical work, Dr. Doych functioned as the Residency Program Director within Drexel University College of Medicine Department of Ophthalmology since 2005. As a teaching faculty, she currently holds the title of an Assistant Professor. She is an active member of a number of professional organizations, including American Academy of Ophthalmology, American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery as well as Pennsylvania Academy of Ophthalmology.

Throughout her training and work experience, Dr. Doych received a number of scholarships and awards. For example, she received the Intern of the Year award and was part of a team that won a major Blue Cross/Blue Shield grant to support investigation of an ophthalmic device. She also co-authored of a number of articles in current ophthalmic journals and edited sections in several ophthalmology review books and on-line publications.

Locations

  • Philadelphia, PA

Specialties

  • General Ophthalmology
  • Uveitis & Eye Inflammation
  • Eye Injury & Emergencies
  • Cataracts
  • Standard & Premium IOLs

Education

Medical School

Medical College of Pennsylvania/Hahnemann University School of Medicine, Philadelphia, PA

Residency

Ophthalmology – Drexel University College of Medicine/Hahnemann University Hospital, Philadelphia, PA

Certifications

American Board of Ophthalmology

Professional Societies

  • American Academy of Ophthalmology
  • American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery
  • Pennsylvania Academy of Ophthalmology
  • Comprehensive Ophthalmologist
  • Cataract Surgeon
  • English
  • Russian
Vipin K Goyal MD

Vipin K. Goyal, MD

Dr. Vipin K. Goyal is a distinguished ophthalmologist, board-certified and fellowship-trained, focusing on several critical areas of eye care. His expertise encompasses cornea, cataracts, lens implants, minimally-invasive glaucoma surgery (MIGS), and refractive lens exchange, making him a trusted specialist in... Show More

Dr. Vipin K. Goyal is a distinguished ophthalmologist, board-certified and fellowship-trained, focusing on several critical areas of eye care. His expertise encompasses cornea, cataracts, lens implants, minimally-invasive glaucoma surgery (MIGS), and refractive lens exchange, making him a trusted specialist in the field.

Dr. Goyal's journey into the world of medicine began at the Medical College of Pennsylvania, where he earned his medical degree. He further honed his skills during his internship at Evanston Hospital, Northwestern University. During his residency in ophthalmology at New York Medical College, he served as Chief Resident, demonstrating his commitment to excellence in patient care and education.

To deepen his knowledge and expertise, Dr. Goyal pursued fellowship training in corneal and refractive surgery at the esteemed University of Florida's Shands Eye Clinic. This specialized training equipped him with the skills required for complex procedures and the latest advancements in the field.

With a career spanning over two decades, Dr. Goyal has been in private practice since 2001. His dedication to patient care is reflected in his impressive track record, having successfully performed over 15,000 ocular surgeries and laser procedures. 

Outside of his professional endeavors, Dr. Goyal is an avid sports enthusiast and enjoys sharing travel experiences with his family. 

Locations

  • Penndel, PA – Bucks County
  • Philadelphia, PA

Specialities

  • Comprehensive Ophthalmology
  • Cataracts
  • Corneal disease
  • Lens implants
  • Refractive lens exchange
  • Glaucoma

Education

Bachelor of Science

Villanova University, Villanova, PA

Medical School

Medical College of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA

Internship

Evanston Hospital, Northwestern University, Evanston, IL

Residency

Ophthalmology – New York Medical College, Valhalla, NY

Chief Resident – New York Medical College, Valhalla, NY

Fellowship

Corneal Disease/Refractive Surgery – Shands Eye Clinic, University of Florida, Gainesville, FL

Certification

  • American Board of Ophthalmology

Professional Societies

  • American Academy of Ophthalmology
  • American Medical Association
  • Comprehensive Ophthalmologist
  • Cataract Surgeon
  • Glaucoma Surgeon
  • Refractive Surgeon
  • Cornea and external diseases
  • English
Bruce J Markovitz MD

Bruce J. Markovitz, MD

Dr. Bruce J. Markovitz is a skilled ophthalmologist with a deep passion for providing exceptional eye care. His expertise extends to various surgical procedures, including cataract and intraocular lens surgery, as well as laser surgery for conditions like glaucoma, diabetes,... Show More

Dr. Bruce J. Markovitz is a skilled ophthalmologist with a deep passion for providing exceptional eye care. His expertise extends to various surgical procedures, including cataract and intraocular lens surgery, as well as laser surgery for conditions like glaucoma, diabetes, and after cataracts.

Dr. Markovitz’s commitment to excellence is evident in his remarkable clinical experience, which ranges from serving as a United States Army Major and Health Clinic Commander at Schofield Barracks in Hawaii to being the ophthalmologist for the prestigious Pennsylvania Ballet.

In addition to his clinical practice, Dr. Markovitz holds the position of Assistant Professor of Ophthalmology at the Robert Wood Johnson Medical School at Cooper University Medical Center in Camden. In this role, he plays a pivotal part in training future ophthalmologists from Wills Eye, contributing to the growth and development of the field.

Dr. Markovitz's dedication to advancing eye care and his wealth of experience make him a trusted leader in the ophthalmology community.

Locations

  • Camden, NJ
  • Penndel, PA – Bucks County
  • Philadelphia, PA

Specialties

  • General Ophthalmology
  • Pediatric Eye Care
  • Cataracts
  • Intraocular Lens Surgery
  • Glaucoma
  • Diabetic Eye Conditions

Education

Medical School

Jefferson Medical College, Philadelphia, PA

Internship

Chestnut Hill Hospital, Philadelphia, PA

Residency

Cooper University Hospital, Camden, NJ

Certifications

  • American Board of Ophthalmology

Professional Societies

  • American Academy of Ophthalmology
  • American Medical Association
  • Pennsylvania Academy of Ophthalmology
  • Pennsylvania Medical Society
  • The Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology

Publications

  • Numerous lectures and presentations for local and national programs in ophthalmology.
  • Comprehensive Ophthalmologist
  • Cataract Surgeon
  • Glaucoma Surgeon
  • English
Stephen M Soll MD FACS

Stephen M. Soll, MD, FACS

Dr. Stephen M. Soll is a renowned ophthalmologist who brings a wealth of knowledge and experience to the practice. With specialized fellowship training in eye plastic and reconstructive surgery, he has learned from some of the nation's foremost surgeons, making... Show More

Dr. Stephen M. Soll is a renowned ophthalmologist who brings a wealth of knowledge and experience to the practice. With specialized fellowship training in eye plastic and reconstructive surgery, he has learned from some of the nation's foremost surgeons, making him a trusted authority in his field.

Dr. Soll is deeply passionate about teaching the next generation of ophthalmologists, as well as collaborating with established doctors from around the world. His dedication to education has made a significant impact on the global ophthalmology community.

Within his clinical practice, Dr. Soll covers a broad spectrum of eye care services, from routine eye exams to specialized evaluations, including cosmetic procedures. He is well-versed in addressing conditions like dry eye, tearing, glaucoma, and emergency care management.

In addition to his clinical and educational roles, Dr. Soll is a published author with multiple ophthalmologic publications to his name. He holds the position of Clinical Associate Professor at the University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey, where he continues to contribute to the advancement of ophthalmology.

Dr. Soll is the Head of Ophthalmology at the prestigious Cooper University Medical Center in Camden, New Jersey, and has earned recognition as a "Top Doctor" in both the Philadelphia and South Jersey areas. 

Outside of his career, Dr. Soll enjoys spending quality time with his family, exploring new travel destinations, and relaxing at the beautiful Jersey shore.

Locations

  • Penndel, PA – Bucks County
  • Philadelphia, PA

Specialties

  • Comprehensive Eye Exams
  • Cosmetic Procedures
  • Dry Eye
  • Tearing
  • Eyelid Evaluations & Surgery
  • Glaucoma
  • Emergency Care Management

Education

Master of Science in Pathology

Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine and Science
(formerly the Chicago Medical School)

Medical School

Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine and Science
(formerly the Chicago Medical School)

Internship

Weiss Memorial Hospital, University of Chicago Hospital System, Chicago, IL

Residency

Ophthalmology – Rhode Island Hospital, Brown University, Providence, RI

Fellowship

Oculoplastic and Reconstructive Surgery – Manhattan Eye, Ear & Throat Hospital, New York, NY

Certifications

  • Diplomate, National Board of Medical Examiners
  • The American Board of Ophthalmology
  • American Society of Ophthalmic Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery (ASOPRS)
  • Fellow American College of Surgeons (FACS)

Professional Societies

  • American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery
  • American Academy of Ophthalmology
  • American Medical Association
  • Philadelphia County Medical Society
  • American Society of Ophthalmic and Reconstructive Surgery
  • Pennsylvania Academy of Ophthalmology
  • Pennsylvania Medical Society
  • Camden County Medical Society
  • The Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology

Publications

  • Multiple chapters in eye surgery books
  • Multiple eye medical journal papers
  • Editorial board positions for multiple eye journals

Research Interests

Improvements in cataract and eye plastic surgery

Awards

  • Comprehensive Ophthalmologist
  • Oculoplastic Surgeon
  • English
David S Rho MD

David S. Rho, MD

Dr. Rho is a graduate of MIT and the Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons. After internship at Columbia, he completed his residency at Lenox Hill Hospital in New York City.  He then completed two fellowships in vitreoretinal diseases... Show More

Dr. Rho is a graduate of MIT and the Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons. After internship at Columbia, he completed his residency at Lenox Hill Hospital in New York City.  He then completed two fellowships in vitreoretinal diseases at Loma Linda University School of Medicine near Los Angeles, and Harvard Medical School in Boston. At Loma Linda, he won the Award for Outstanding Teaching and Dedication. At Harvard, he presented and published several research studies of diabetic retinopathy and retinal vascular diseases.

Dr. Rho is an Educational Counselor for MIT, as an interviewer for MIT undergraduate admissions. He is also a Reunion Class Officer and Member-at-Large for the MIT Class of 1985. He served as Chairman of the Education Committee for the Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology (ARVO). Dr. Rho currently serves as a Voluntary Editor for ARVO’s research journal, Investigative Ophthalmology and Visual Science.

In 2015, Dr. Rho received President Obama’s Volunteer Service Award for his many years of service as a volunteer physician for EyeCare America, a philanthropy organization of the American Academy of Ophthalmology.

Dr. Rho has received multiple patient awards during his career, including multiple Patient’s Choice Award and Top Doctor Awards. In addition to his clinical work, Dr. Rho has published numerous articles in major peer-reviewed ophthalmology journals, and he regularly presents his research at regional and national ophthalmology conferences.

In his free time, Dr. Rho enjoys playing his electric guitars, and he is now trying to learn bass guitar.  Dr. Rho is an avid men’s league ice hockey player, and he has played ice hockey since childhood. He also enjoyed coaching his three children’s ice hockey and soccer travel and rec teams for several years.

Locations

  • Philadelphia, PA

Specialties

  • Vitreo-Retinal Diseases
  • Macular Degeneration
  • Diabetic Retinopathy
  • Retinal Laser Surgery

Education

Medical School

Columbia University College of Physicians & Surgeons, New York, NY

Internship

Columbia Presbyterian Medical Center, New York, NY

Residency

Lenox Hill Hospital, New York City, NY

Fellowship

Vitreoretinal Diseases – Loma Linda University School of Medicine, Loma Linda, CA

Vitreoretinal Diseases – Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA

Certifications

American Board of Ophthalmology

  • Comprehensive Ophthalmologist
  • Retina Surgeon
  • English
Elisa Bano OD

Elisa Bano, OD

Dr. Elisa Bano is a skilled optometrist with a wealth of experience in the field of eye care. Her expertise encompasses the diagnosis, treatment, management, and co-management of various ocular diseases, including diabetes, glaucoma, macular degeneration, and ocular emergencies. Among her... Show More

Dr. Elisa Bano is a skilled optometrist with a wealth of experience in the field of eye care. Her expertise encompasses the diagnosis, treatment, management, and co-management of various ocular diseases, including diabetes, glaucoma, macular degeneration, and ocular emergencies.

Among her areas of specialization, Dr. Bano stands out for her expertise in managing dry eye disease, conducting comprehensive eye exams, and providing precise contact lens fittings. Her dedication to staying up-to-date with the latest advancements in the optometric field ensures that her patients receive the highest standard of care.

Beyond her professional commitments, Dr. Bano enjoys spending quality time with her family and loved ones. She has a deep appreciation for learning about different cultures, which has led to her passion for traveling and exploring diverse cuisines. Fluent in Albanian and Italian, she has a natural affinity for connecting with people from various backgrounds.

Locations

  • Penndel, PA – Bucks County
  • Philadelphia, PA

Specialties

  • Comprehensive Eye Exams
  • Vision Correction
  • Diabetic Retinopathy
  • Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Eye Injury & Emergencies
  • Contact Lens Fittings

Education

Doctor of Optometry

Pennsylvania College of Optometry, Salus University, Elkins Park, PA

Residency

The Eye Institute, Philadelphia, PA

  • English
  • Italian
  • Albanian

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