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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

David W. Shoemaker, MD

Founder | Chief Executive Officer

Kinga Huse

President

Justin Santa Cruz

Chief Development Officer

Shelby Thompson

Chief Human Resources Officer

Kristin Zinkan

Senior Vice President, Operations & Integration

Daniel Flynn

Vice President, Business Development, South Carolina

Myra Cherchio

Vice President of Operations, Southwest Florida

Cathy Perry

Vice President of Surgical Services

Ellen Grasso

Senior Vice President, Revenue Cycle Management

Marissa Rossnagle

Vice President of Marketing

Brian Cullather

Vice President of Retail Sales

Joseph Sowka, OD, FAAO, Diplomate

Director of Optometric Business Development

Lori Vollmer, OD, FAAO

Residency Program Director

Chris Diguette

Chief Information Officer & Chief Information Security Officer

Nikki Reynolds

Vice President, Operations – Central Florida

Stephanie Papoulis

General Counsel & Compliance Officer

Jessica Hondal

Vice President of Operations, South Carolina

Physician Advisory Board

Kerry D. Solomon, MD

Medical Director, Carolina Eyecare Physicians – Charleston, SC

Jon R. Berlie, MD

Medical Director, Center For Sight – Naples, FL

Joshua W. Kim, MD

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

Alexander M. Eaton, M.D.

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

Vinay Gutti, M.D.

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

Jitendra Swarup, M.D.

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

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

    What is an MSO & How Can They Benefit Your Practice?

    BlogPractice Management

    With competing practices offering excellent patient care or using the newest technology, it can be hard to stand out in today’s world. It has become less about the specific eye care a person receives and about the whole experience with your practice from start to finish. As a private practice, there are often limited resources […]

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    July 11, 2022
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    Southwest Florida Eye Care Joins US Eye

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    Fort Myers, F.L. (December 8, 2021) – Southwest Florida Eye Care, a leading multi-specialty ophthalmology group in Fort Myers, has partnered with US Eye, a physician led, patient-centric network of eye care practices. The partnership offers patients convenient access to nationally renowned providers, innovative services, and cutting-edge technology. Southwest Florida Eye Care has been serving patients […]

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    December 13, 2021
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    Griffey Eye Care, Center for Visual Surgical Excellence Join US Eye

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    CHESAPEAKE, VA (September 17, 2021) – Griffey Eye Care and Laser Center, in addition to its affiliated surgical facility, the Center for Visual Surgical Excellence, has joined the US Eye network of premium eye care practices. Griffey Eye Care and Laser Center was founded by Dr. Paul Griffey and Dr. Leland Whitlock in 2003, and […]

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    November 25, 2021
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    With competing practices offering excellent patient care or using the newest technology, it can be hard to stand out in today’s world. It has become less about the specific eye care a person receives and about the whole experience with your practice from start to finish. As a private practice, there are often limited resources […]

    Read More…

    Fort Myers, F.L. (December 8, 2021) – Southwest Florida Eye Care, a leading multi-specialty ophthalmology group in Fort Myers, has partnered with US Eye, a physician led, patient-centric network of eye care practices. The partnership offers patients convenient access to nationally renowned providers, innovative services, and cutting-edge technology. Southwest Florida Eye Care has been serving patients […]

    Read More…

    CHESAPEAKE, VA (September 17, 2021) – Griffey Eye Care and Laser Center, in addition to its affiliated surgical facility, the Center for Visual Surgical Excellence, has joined the US Eye network of premium eye care practices. Griffey Eye Care and Laser Center was founded by Dr. Paul Griffey and Dr. Leland Whitlock in 2003, and […]

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