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Summary

 Dedicated and disciplined Optometrist interested in a new opportunity to work within the Boston Metro area.    Passionate for practicing with the utmost integrity, and providing an exceptional patient experience. Looking to enhance my expertise and skills, while utilizing my leadership background to motivate and encourage staff to feel their best. 

Education

Aug 2012May 2016

Doctorate of Optometry

University of Houston College of Optometry
Aug 2006May 2011

Bachelor of Science in Nutritional Sciences

University of Texas at Austin, College of Natural Sciences
  • Major: Nutritional Sciences
  • Minor: Business Foundations Program
  • University Honor’s 2008-2010
  • Dean’s List 2008-2010

Educational Awards

Grand Rounds Honors Selection

Letters of Clinical Excellence:

  • Family Practice (Pediatrics)
  • Contact Lens 
  • Family Practice 

Award Nominations

  • 4th year End of Year Award
  • 4th year Pediatric Optometry Award

Externship

Vision Source Mission Bend           Dr. Megan Stubinski / Dr. Bruce Wick                                Houston, TX

Summer 2015

Clinical rotation emphasizing on primary eye care, specialty contact lens fitting, low vision, as well as anterior segment disease including dry eye management, kerataconus, and ocular surface disease. Worked closely with Dr. Stubinski and a limited time with Dr. Bruce Wick to attain knowledge in practice management and billing for a private practice.

Cedar Springs Eye Clinic                 Dr. Joe DeLoach/ Dr. Gonzalez                                              Dallas, TX

Fall 2015

Clininal rotation emphasizing on ocular pathology within a low income community. Patient diagnosis and management primarily with posterior segment disease with an emphasis on glaucoma, diabetic and hypertensive retinopathy, retinal detachments, macular degeneration and cataract post-operative care. Performed all testing including Optomap, OCT cirrus, visual fields, fundus photography, B-scan, A-Scan, Specular microscopy, and anterior segment OCT.

 University Eye Institute                                                                                                                              Houston, TX

Spring 2016 

Rotation will include clinical training in Family Practice Service, Ocular Diagnostic and Medical Eye Service, Cornea and Contact Lens Service, Center for Sight Enhancement, Pediatrics and Binocular Vision Service and Optical Dispensary.

Professional Memberships

  • Board Member of StopADR                                    2018-2019
  • Lead ON Participant                                                  2018-2019
  • DMOS Membership Recruitment Chair             2018- 2019
  • Professional Development Com. Member       2018-2019
  • Young Optometric Professionals                         2017-2019
  • Leadership Institute                                                  2017-2018
  • Junior League of Denver                                         2016-2019
  • Colorado Optometric Association                       2016-2019
  • Optometric Student Association                          2012-2016
  • Student Texas Optometric  Association             2012-2016
  • American Optometric Student Association      2012-2016
  • Member of Houston Young Professionals         2014-2016
  • Attend Annual Subway Conventions per NZS Inc.  
  • Member of Church Community 

Personal Interests

  • Hiking, snowboarding, trying new cuisines
  • Fitness and Nutrition enthusiast 
  • Co-founder of a small business, Celesfit  (2014-2016)
  • Treasurer of NZS Inc. 

Work History

11/2017current

Independent Optometrist

Urban Eyes Vision Care
  •  Practicing as a fill in optometrist in an established private practice in Denver Metro. Conducting comprehensive eye exams, contact lens,  and medically focused exams.  Utilizing advanced medical equipment to diagnose, treat, and monitor ocular conditions. 
08/2017current

Independent Optometrist

See Eyewear
  • Optometrist providing comprehensive eye exams for glasses and contact lenses. Prescribing spherical, toric, multifocal, and monovision lenses. Diagnosing and properly referring patients with underlying conditions. Focus on treating dry eye in the Colorado community. 
02/201701/2018

Independent Optometrist

The Lasik Vision Institute            Louisville, CO
  •  Primary optometrist performing general eye exams to determine eligibility and candidacy for LASIK  and PRK patients in the Louisville/ Boulder CO area. Responsible for pre and post op visits for all LASIK and PRK patients. 
09/201602/2017

Extern Optometrist

Margolis Vision           Lone Tree, CO
  •  Provided primary eye care exams and contact lens services. Conducted pre/post Lasik and Cataract examinations, as well as dry eye evaluations and treatment. 
05/201608/2016

Extern Optometrist

Vision Source Mission Bend    Houston, TX
  • Worked as an Extern optometrist, performing general and medical eye exams. Conducted contact lens examinations and glaucoma evaluations while awaiting Texas licensing. 
20072016

Operations Manager/ Treasurer

NZS Inc.    Corpus Christi, TX
  • To manage  family owned business including all financial statements, calculate payroll, involvement in all major company decisions, as well as learning management skills over 6 businesses.
02/201107/2012

Optometric Technician

McCormick Vision Source    Austin, TX
  • Duties included: front desk personnel, making appointments, utilizing Officemate, preliminary testing, auto-refraction, visual acuity testing, contact lens removal/ insertion.
20132014

Ophthalmic Technician

Mann Eye Institute      Houston, Texas
  • Duties included: Full patient work ups with refraction and slit lamp examination, cataract pre and post op care, performing testing with OCT, VF, Pentacam instruments. 
12/201007/2011

Optometric Technician

Barton Creek Optometry    Austin, TX
  • Duties included: performing prescreening on patients, testing visual acuity, assisting optometrists with exam, teaching insertion/ removal of contact lens to first time wearers. Providing a comfortable and amiable environment for all patients to feel welcome in.
08/201010/2010

Vision Therapist 

The Optometry Center for Vision Therapy    Austin, TX
  • Duties included:  work in vision therapy with school age children. Teach children various vision related activities including binocular vision, oculomotor, accommodative infacility/ insufficiency, convergence insufficiency/ infacility, and directionality. Work to correct or improve vision deficiencies such as amblyopia, crossed eyes, eye turns, reading insufficiency, and academic deficiencies.

References

  • Dr.  Megan Stubinski, O.D. 
    • drmstubinski@yahoo.com
  • Dr. Alison Loranger, O.D.
    • Alisonl@denvereyesurgeons.com
  • Dr. Solomon Gould, O.D.
    •  drgould2020@gmail.com
    • (617) 880-9089
  • Dr. Michael Solomon, D.O.
    • mssking@gmail.com 
    • (425) 516- 8988
  • Dr. Alpa Patel, O.D.