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World-Class Dedication

US Eye stands out among the rest because we are a physician-led organization. David W. Shoemaker, MD, founded US Eye in 2019 and has assembled a world-class team dedicated to helping you efficiently and successfully grow your practice. 

Our team will take care of your daily functions, so you can focus on fostering meaningful relationships with your patients and providing them with exceptional eye care.

Partnership Team

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David W. Shoemaker, MD

Executive Chairman

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Kerry D. Solomon, MD

Chief Medical Officer

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Brad Logan

Chief Executive Officer

Michael Ames - CFO

Michael Ames

Chief Financial Officer

Kristin Zinkan

Chief Operating Officer

Rick Adams - Chief Accounting Officer

Rick Adams

Chief Accounting Officer

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Justin Santa Cruz

Chief Development Officer

Shelby Thompson

Chief Human Resources Officer

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Chris Diguette

Chief Information Officer & Chief Information Security Officer

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Stephanie Papoulis

General Counsel & Compliance Officer

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Marissa Rossnagle

Vice President of Marketing & Physician Relations

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Cathy Perry

Vice President of Surgical Services

Lauren Ibrahim - Vice President of Talent Management

Lauren Ibrahim

Vice President of Talent Management

Sherry Simpson

Vice President of Operations – Florida

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Nikki Reynolds

Regional Vice President of Operations – Central Florida

Rakyia Minor

Vice President of Operations – North Carolina & Virginia

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Joseph Sowka, OD, FAAO, Diplomate

Director of Optometric Business Development

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Lori Vollmer, OD, FAAO

Residency Program Director

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Helga P. Sandoval, MS, MSCR

Director of Clinical Research

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Mitch Olan

Independent Board Member

Physician Advisory Board

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Kerry D. Solomon, MD

Medical Director, Carolina Eyecare Physicians – Charleston, SC

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William L. Soscia, MD

Medical Director, Center For Sight – Sarasota, FL

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Jon R. Berlie, MD

Medical Director, Center For Sight – Naples, FL

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Joshua W. Kim, MD

Director of Glaucoma Services, Center For Sight – Sarasota, FL

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Alexander M. Eaton, M.D.

Vitreo-Retinal Surgeon & Director, Retina Health Center – Fort Myers, FL

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Vinay Gutti, M.D.

Laser Cataract Surgeon, Lake Eye Associates – The Villages, FL

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Jitendra Swarup, M.D.

Board-Certified Ophthalmologist, Albemarle Eye Center – Edenton, NC

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Paul M. Griffey, M.D.

Board-Certified Ophthalmologist, Griffey Eye Care – Chesapeake, VA

Our Locations

    The US Eye Difference

    Our Vision

    We intend to build the nation’s most admired brand in eye care with a focus on premium outcomes.

    Our Method

    We target specific markets and partner with only the best and brightest practices.

    Our Culture

    We adhere to a patient-centric philosophy by putting the patient first in everything we do.

    A Message From Our Founder

    Testimonials

    News

    Center For Sight Implants New FDA-Approved iDose®TR Device 

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    SARASOTA, Fla. (MARCH 26, 2024) – Center For Sight, A US Eye Company, one of the nation’s leading ophthalmology practices, has performed the first iDoseTR implant surgery in the state of Florida since the device was approved by the Food and Drug Administration in December, 2023. The iDoseTR implant, manufactured by Glaukos Corporation, is a […]

    March 26, 2024
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    US Eye Chief Medical Officer Dr. Kerry Solomon Honored with AECOS Award

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    The American-European Congress of Ophthalmic Surgery (AECOS) has named Kerry Solomon, M.D. as the 2024 recipient of its prestigious Dulaney Award. AECOS is a non-profit 501(c)(6) ophthalmic society whose mission is to advance vision care and improve patients’ quality of life through Innovation, Education and Advocacy. The Dulaney Award program is in its 24th year and recognizes ophthalmologists who have contributed significantly to the field of ophthalmology, advancing patient care and leading the development of novel technologies and techniques that improve outcomes.

    March 12, 2024
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    US Eye Successful in Opening New Operating Room at Center For Visual Surgical Excellence

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    CHESAPEAKE, VA. (August 1, 2023) – US Eye is proud to announce the opening of a second ophthalmic operating room at the Center For Visual Surgical Excellence (CVSE), an outpatient ambulatory surgery center located in Chesapeake, VA. Recognizing rapid growth in the area, US Eye successfully obtained a Certificate of Public Need from the Virginia […]

    August 1, 2023
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    SARASOTA, Fla. (MARCH 26, 2024) – Center For Sight, A US Eye Company, one of the nation’s leading ophthalmology practices, has performed the first iDoseTR implant surgery in the state of Florida since the device was approved by the Food and Drug Administration in December, 2023. The iDoseTR implant, manufactured by Glaukos Corporation, is a […]

    The American-European Congress of Ophthalmic Surgery (AECOS) has named Kerry Solomon, M.D. as the 2024 recipient of its prestigious Dulaney Award. AECOS is a non-profit 501(c)(6) ophthalmic society whose mission is to advance vision care and improve patients’ quality of life through Innovation, Education and Advocacy. The Dulaney Award program is in its 24th year and recognizes ophthalmologists who have contributed significantly to the field of ophthalmology, advancing patient care and leading the development of novel technologies and techniques that improve outcomes.

    Center For Visual Surgical Excellence

    CHESAPEAKE, VA. (August 1, 2023) – US Eye is proud to announce the opening of a second ophthalmic operating room at the Center For Visual Surgical Excellence (CVSE), an outpatient ambulatory surgery center located in Chesapeake, VA. Recognizing rapid growth in the area, US Eye successfully obtained a Certificate of Public Need from the Virginia […]

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