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Glen K Goodman MD FACS

Glen K. Goodman, MD, FACS

Dr. Glen K. Goodman is a board-certified ophthalmologist and a leading expert in corneal and external diseases. Dr. Goodman's expertise spans various ophthalmic specialties, from cataracts and glaucoma to macular degeneration and diabetic retinopathy. Dr. Goodman has crafted a legacy of... Show More

Dr. Glen K. Goodman is a board-certified ophthalmologist and a leading expert in corneal and external diseases. Dr. Goodman's expertise spans various ophthalmic specialties, from cataracts and glaucoma to macular degeneration and diabetic retinopathy.

Dr. Goodman has crafted a legacy of precision and compassion as the Medical Director and owner of the esteemed Cataract Surgery Center of Milford, a Medicare-certified multi-physician ophthalmology ambulatory surgical center. Throughout his illustrious career, he has performed over 10,000 surgeries, including intricate cataracts and laser procedures.

Dr. Goodman is a dedicated scholar, contributing significantly to research and academia. His contributions have been published in esteemed journals, reflecting his deep commitment to advancing the knowledge and understanding of eye care. Furthermore, in honor of his late parents, he established the Dorothy and Kenneth Goodman Memorial Science Scholarship, a testament to his commitment to nurturing future scientific minds.

Dr. Goodman finds solace in the great outdoors and cherishes moments spent with his wife, Rachel.

Locations

  • Waterbury, CT

Specialties

  • Comprehensive eye exams
  • Corneal issues
  • Cataracts
  • Glaucoma
  • Macular degeneration
  • Diabetic retinopathy

Education

Medical School

Boston University – Boston, MA

Internship

NYU Langone Hospital – Long Island (Formerly Nassau Hospital) – Mineola, NY

Residency

Ophthalmology – University of Louisville Affiliated Hospitals, Louisville, KY

Fellowship

Corneal & External Disease Service – Boston University Affiliated Hospitals, Boston, MA

Certification

  • American Board of Ophthalmology

Professional Societies

  • American Academy of Ophthalmology
  • American Medical Association
  • American College of Surgeons
  • New England Ophthalmic Society
  • Comprehensive Ophthalmologist
  • Cataract Surgeon
  • Glaucoma Surgeon
  • Cornea and external diseases
  • English
Erika Wandel MD

Erika Wandel, MD

Dr. Erika Wandel is a dedicated and board-certified ophthalmologist renowned for her expertise as a glaucoma specialist. After graduating with honors from the University of Chicago, Dr. Wandel's passion for humanitarian work led her to Brussels and Eastern Europe, where she... Show More

Dr. Erika Wandel is a dedicated and board-certified ophthalmologist renowned for her expertise as a glaucoma specialist.

After graduating with honors from the University of Chicago, Dr. Wandel's passion for humanitarian work led her to Brussels and Eastern Europe, where she collaborated with the United Nations, establishing essential healthcare services in underserved regions of Chicago. Her commitment to compassionate patient care was recognized during her internship at Greenwich Hospital, where she received accolades for her empathetic approach.

Dr. Wandel's academic journey took her to New York Medical College, where she honed her skills and knowledge in the field of ophthalmology. Following this, she completed her residency at Cook County Hospital in Chicago, solidifying her expertise. Dr. Wandel's pursuit of excellence led her to a prestigious glaucoma fellowship at Mt. Sinai Hospital.

Having shared a glaucoma practice with her father in New York, Dr. Wandel's legacy of compassionate care continues in Connecticut, where she now resides with her family. Beyond her professional endeavors, Dr. Wandel enjoys spending quality time with her family, pursuing her passion for rowing and piano, and actively volunteering.

Locations

  • Waterbury, CT

Education

Medical School

New York Medical College, Valhalla, NY

Internship

Preliminary Medicine – Greenwich Hospital, Greenwich, CT

Residency

Ophthalmology – John Stroger Cook County Hospital, Chicago, IL

Fellowship

Glaucoma – Mount Sinai Hospital, New York, NY

Certifications

  • American Board of Ophthalmology
  • Comprehensive Ophthalmologist
  • Cataract Surgeon
  • Glaucoma Surgeon
  • English
Michelle L White MD

Michelle L. White, MD

Dr. Michelle L. White is a board-certified ophthalmologist focusing on anterior segment disorders, cataracts, cornea transplant surgery, and laser vision correction. Dr. White’s journey in medicine began at Drexel University College of Medicine, where she earned her medical degree and... Show More

Dr. Michelle L. White is a board-certified ophthalmologist focusing on anterior segment disorders, cataracts, cornea transplant surgery, and laser vision correction. Dr. White’s journey in medicine began at Drexel University College of Medicine, where she earned her medical degree and later served as Chief Resident during her ophthalmology residency training.

Driven by a passion for understanding the intricacies of the cornea, Dr. White pursued a research fellowship at Harvard Medical School and Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary, delving into cutting-edge corneal advancements. Further honing her skills, she completed a clinical cornea fellowship at the esteemed Wills Eye Hospital in Philadelphia.

Dr. White’s expertise shines through her scholarly contributions, with numerous papers published in respected peer-reviewed journals. Notably, she authored the Treatment Guideline of HSV Keratitis for the American Academy of Ophthalmology, showcasing her leadership in the field.

Dr. White finds joy in the rhythm of her feet hitting the pavement during runs, embracing the thrill of travel, and cherishing moments with her family.

Locations

  • Southbury, CT
  • Waterbury, CT

Specialties

  • Cataracts
  • Comprehensive eye exams
  • Cornea cross-linking
  • Cornea injuries and conditions
  • Cornea transplant
  • Laser vision correction

Education

Medical School

Drexel University College of Medicine, Philadelphia, PA

Residency

Categorical Surgery – Mt. Sinai School of Medicine, Cabrini Medical Center, New York, NY
Categorical Surgery – University of California Davis Medical Center, Sacramento, CA
Ophthalmology – Boston University Medical Center, Boston, MA
Ophthalmology – Drexel University College of Medicine, Philadelphia, PA

Fellowship

Clinical Fellow, Cornea – Wills Eye Hospital, Philadelphia, PA
Research Fellow, Cornea – Harvard Medical School / Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary, Boston, MA

  • Comprehensive Ophthalmologist
  • Cataract Surgeon
  • Refractive Surgeon
  • Cornea Surgeon
  • English
Caitlyn Kennedy Mitchell OD

Caitlyn Kennedy Mitchell, OD

Dr. Caitlyn Kennedy Mitchell is an optometrist specializing in medically necessary contact lenses for complex corneal conditions. With expertise in fitting scleral and custom-designed lenses, Dr. Mitchell transforms patients' lives dealing with challenges like keratoconus and corneal scarring. Dr. Mitchell is... Show More

Dr. Caitlyn Kennedy Mitchell is an optometrist specializing in medically necessary contact lenses for complex corneal conditions. With expertise in fitting scleral and custom-designed lenses, Dr. Mitchell transforms patients' lives dealing with challenges like keratoconus and corneal scarring.

Dr. Mitchell is a leading expert in dry eye disease and specialized contact lenses, offering innovative solutions for enhanced comfort and clear vision.

A graduate with honors from The New England College of Optometry, Dr. Mitchell received her Doctor of Optometry degree. Her extensive clinical training includes invaluable experiences at renowned institutions such as Boston Medical Center's cornea and contact lens department, Boston Veterans Administration Hospital System's advanced low vision and primary eye care clinics, and South Boston Community Health Center.

Committed to global eye care, Dr. Mitchell is an active member of Volunteer Optometric Services to Humanity (VOSH), dedicating her time to international optometric mission work, particularly in the Dominican Republic. Additionally, she has shared her knowledge as an Adjunct Clinical Instructor for the SUNY School of Optometry.

Locations

  • Danbury, CT
  • Southbury, CT
  • Waterbury, CT

Specialities

  • Comprehensive eye exams
  • Scleral contact lens fitting
  • Vision correction
  • Dry eye disease
  • Surgical co-management
  • Glaucoma
  • Eye infection and injuries

Education

Bachelor of Arts – Biological Sciences

University of Delaware, Newark, DE

Doctor of Optometry

New England College of Optometry, Boston, MA

  • English
Angela L Bosjolie DO

Angela L. Bosjolie, D.O.

Meet Dr. Angela L. Bosjolie, a distinguished ophthalmologist and surgical retina specialist with over a decade of transformative practice. Renowned for her expertise, Dr. Bosjolie has transitioned her focus exclusively to retinal care, where her passion and proficiency truly shine. Her... Show More

Meet Dr. Angela L. Bosjolie, a distinguished ophthalmologist and surgical retina specialist with over a decade of transformative practice. Renowned for her expertise, Dr. Bosjolie has transitioned her focus exclusively to retinal care, where her passion and proficiency truly shine.

Her commitment to advancing the understanding of retinal disorders is unparalleled. Dr. Bosjolie has shared her insights with the medical community through numerous enlightening lectures. Her expertise spans a broad spectrum, including diabetic eye health, age-related macular degeneration, and the complexities of flashes and floaters.

Dr. Bosjolie specializes in treating conditions like macular degeneration, diabetic and hypertension retinopathy, macular holes, macular puckers, retinal tears, and retinal detachments.

Locations

  • Waterbury, CT
 
  • Comprehensive Ophthalmologist
  • Retina Surgeon
  • English
  • Spanish
Caroline N DeBenedictis MD

Caroline N. DeBenedictis, MD

Meet Dr. Caroline N. DeBenedictis, a compassionate board-certified ophthalmologist specializing in pediatric eye care and strabismus. With a wealth of experience and surgical expertise, she is dedicated to the well-being of young patients, addressing a range of conditions from pediatric... Show More

Meet Dr. Caroline N. DeBenedictis, a compassionate board-certified ophthalmologist specializing in pediatric eye care and strabismus. With a wealth of experience and surgical expertise, she is dedicated to the well-being of young patients, addressing a range of conditions from pediatric cataracts to ocular trauma and genetic ocular disorders.

Dr. DeBenedictis' passion for pediatric ophthalmology is evident in her holistic approach. From birth and beyond, she provides comprehensive care, diagnosing, treating, and managing various eye conditions. Her expertise extends beyond the realms of ophthalmology, often collaborating with other medical specialists to ensure comprehensive care for patients with complex disorders.

Dr. DeBenedictis is a prolific author, her insights gracing the pages of numerous esteemed medical journals.

Locations

  • Waterbury, CT
  • Bloomfield, CT

Specialties

  • Comprehensive eye exams
  • Pediatric ophthalmologic disorders and diseases from birth through adulthood
  • Pediatric cataracts
  • Amblyopia
  • Pediatric strabismus
  • Adult strabismus
  • Nasolacrimal duct obstruction (Blocked tear duct)
  • Chalazion
  • Congenital anomalies
  • Pediatric uveitis
  • Pediatric ocular genetic disorders
  • Ocular trauma

Education

Medical School

Jefferson Medical College, Philadelphia, PA

Internship

Internal Medicine – Pennsylvania Hospital, Philadelphia, PA

Residency

Ophthalmology – North Shore-LIJ Health System, Great Neck, NY

Fellowship

Pediatric Ophthalmology – Department of Pediatric Ophthalmology and Ocular Genetics, Wills Eye Hospital, Philadelphia, PA

Certifications

  • American Board of Ophthalmology

Professional Societies

  • American Association for Pediatric Ophthalmology and Strabismus
  • American Academy of Ophthalmology
  • Women in Ophthalmology
  • Comprehensive Ophthalmologist
  • Pediatric Ophthalmologist
  • English
Karen Nipper MD

Karen Nipper, MD

Introducing Dr. Karen Nipper, a board-certified ophthalmologist specializing in oculoplastic surgery. She combines comprehensive ophthalmology services with a focus on reconstructive and cosmetic surgery of the eyelids and surrounding tissues. Beyond her clinical expertise, Dr. Nipper is a respected author, her... Show More

Introducing Dr. Karen Nipper, a board-certified ophthalmologist specializing in oculoplastic surgery. She combines comprehensive ophthalmology services with a focus on reconstructive and cosmetic surgery of the eyelids and surrounding tissues.

Beyond her clinical expertise, Dr. Nipper is a respected author, her research gracing the pages of esteemed journals like Archives of Ophthalmology and the American Journal of Ophthalmology. Dr. Nipper's dedication to global eye care is evident in her volunteer work. From the sun-kissed shores of Pangasinan, Philippines, to the historic landscapes of Arequipa, Peru, she has generously donated her skills to international medical missions, leaving a trail of improved vision and grateful smiles.

In addition to her surgical prowess, Dr. Nipper is embracing aesthetics, offering services like Botox and chemical peels. Her commitment to enhancing not just the vision but also the confidence of her patients defines her as a remarkable oculoplastic lid specialist.

Locations

  • Hamden, CT
  • Waterbury, CT

Specialties

  • Comprehensive eye exams
  • Dry eye disease
  • Eyelid drooping
  • Lower eyelid malposition (ectropion, entropion)
  • Reconstruction post-periocular skin cancer
  • Eyelid lesions
  • Tearing disorders
  • Blepharospasm
  • Cosmetic eyelid surgery
  • Botox
  • Chemical peels

Education

Bachelor of Arts (Phi Beta Kappa)
Vassar College – Poughkeepsie, NY

Medical School

University of Pennsylvania, Perelman School of Medicine – Philadelphia, PA

Internship

Albert Einstein Medical Center – Philadelphia, PA

Residency

Ophthalmology – Wills Eye Hospital, Philadelphia, PA

Fellowship

Ophthalmic Plastic and Cosmetic Surgery – Marc S. Cohen, M.D., Philadelphia, PA

Certifications

  • American Board of Ophthalmology

Professional Societies

  • American Academy of Ophthalmology
  • Comprehensive Ophthalmologist
  • Oculoplastic Surgeon
  • English

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