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Nashua Eye Associates: Meet The Doctors

Charles E. Wingate, Jr., MD

Charles E. Wingate, Jr., MD Education: Baylor University, 1964
Medical School: University of Texas, Medical Branch, 1968
Internship: Harrisburg Polyclinic Hospital, 1969
U.S. Army: 1969-1971
Residency In Ophthalmology: Medical College of Virginia, 1974
Practice of Ophthalmology: 1974 to present
American Board Certified: 1976


John J. Dagianis, MD

John J. Dagianis, MD Education: Dartmouth College, 1972
Medical School: University of Cincinnati College of Medicine, 1976
Internship: Albany Medical Center, 1977
Residency In Ophthalmology: Wills Eye Hospital of Thomas Jefferson University, 1980
Practice of Ophthalmology: 1980 to present
American Board Certified: 1981


Patrick J. Riddle, MD

Patrick J. Riddle, MD Education: Creighton University, 1967
Medical School: Creighton Medical School, 1971
Internship: Letterman General Hospital, 1972
U.S. Air Force: 1971-1974
Residency In Ophthalmology: Medical College of Wisconsin, 1977
Practice of Ophthalmology: 1977 to present
American Board Certified: 1978

  • Fellowships:
  • University of Florida, Cornea and External Disease
  • Louisiana State University, Cornea and External Disease
  • Armed Forces Institute of Pathology, Ophthalmic Pathology
  • Vitreo-Retinal Research Foundation, Vitreo-Retinal Disease

Timothy D. Blake, MD

Timothy D. Blake , MD

Education: Yale University, 1996
Medical School: Loyola University, 2000
Internship: Resurrection Hospital, 2001
Residency in Ophthalmology: Temple University Hospital, 2004
Fellowships: Wilmer Eye Institute Johns Hopkins Hospital, Cornea, Cataract and Refractive Surgery, 2005
Practice of Ophthalmology: 2005 to present
American Board Certified: 2007


Sonalee Desai-Bartoli, MD, M.P.H.

Sonalee Desai-Bartoli, MD Education: Northwestern University, Emory University
Medical School: University of Illinois
Internship: Tufts University
Residency in Ophthalmology: Albert Einstein College of Medicine/Yeshiva University
Fellowship: New England Medical Center and Ophthalmic Consultants of Boston in glaucoma
Practice of Ophthalmology: 2006
American Board Certified: 2010


Katrinka L. Heher, MD

Katrinka L. Heher, MD Education: Harvard University, 1985
Medical School: University of Virginia School of Medicine, 1989
Internship: Veterans' Administration Medical Center, Boston, MA 1990
Residency in Ophthalmology: Wilmer Eye Institute, John Hopkins Hospital 1993
Fellowships: University of Pennsylvania, Oculoplastic Surgery, Neuro-Ophthalmology: Children's Hospital of Pennsylvania, Pediatric Ophthalmology
Practice of Ophthalmology: 1994 to present
American Board Certified: 1995


Jeffrey L. Marx, MD

Jeffrey L. Marx, MD Education: Cornell University 1982-86
Medical School: SUNY at Stony Brook 1986-90
Internship: Winthrop-University Hospital 1990-1991
Residency in Ophthalmology: University of Illinois Eye and Ear Infirmary 1991-1994
Fellowship of Ophthalmology: Vitreoretinal Surgery University of Southern California, Doheny Eye Institute 1994-1996
Practice of Ophthalmology: 1996
American Board Certified: 1996, recertified: 2006


Fina C. Barouch, MD

Fina C. Barouch, MD Education: Yale University, 1995
Medical School: Harvard Medical School, 2000
Internship: Massachusetts General General Hospital, 2000-2001
Residence in Ophthalmology: Harvard Medical School and Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary 2001-2004
Fellowships: Vitreoretinal Surgery, Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary 2005-2007
American Board Certified: 2005


Vicki M. Chen

Vicki M. Chen, MD Education: Boston University, 1998
Medical School: Boston University School of Medicine, 2002
Internship: Cabrini Medical Center, 2003
Residence in Ophthalmology: Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York, NY
Fellowships: Children's Hospital Boston 2006
Practice of Ophthalmology: 2008-Present
American Board Certified: 2008


Catherine Choi, MD

Catherine Choi, MD

Education: Washington University, 2006
Medical School: University of Florida College of Medicine, 2010
Internship: St. Francis Hospital, 2011
Residence in Ophthalmology: University of Florida, Gainesville, FL
Fellowships: University of Michigan, Kellogg Eye Center, Ann Arbor, MI
Practice of Ophthalmology: 2014-Present
American Board Certified: 2015


F. Karl Engelhart, III, OD

F. Karl Engelhart, III, OD Education: University of New Hampshire, Durham, 1983
Graduate School: New England College of Optometry, Boston 1987
Practice of Optometry: 1987 - Present, Nashua Eye Associates


Philip L. Sutherland, OD

Philip L. Sutherland, OD Education: Suffolk University, 1982
Graduate School: New England College of Optometry, 1986
Practice of Optometry: 1986 to present
- New England College of Optometry Professor 1988 to 1997
- New England College of Optometry Adjunct Faculty 1998
- Private Practice: 1986-1988


Ronald B. Coutu, OD

Ronald B. Coutu, OD Education:
St. Michael's College, 1979
University System of NH, Plymouth, MBA, 1986
Graduate School: New England College of Optometry, 1991
Residency: Edith Nourse Rogers Memorial Veterans Hospital, 1991
Practice of Optometry: 1992 to present, Nashua Eye Associates
Board Certified: American Board of Optometry, 2014


Radhika M. Patel, OD

Radhika M. Patel, OD
Born: New Jersey
Education: College of the Holy Cross, 2010
Graduate School: New England School of Optometry 2015
Practice of Optometry: 2015 to present Nashua Eye Associates


Grace E. Jeong, OD

Grace E. Jeong, OD
Born: California
Education:University of California, San Diego 2010
Graduate School: New England School of Optometry, 2014
Residency: Low Vision and Ocular Disease, VA Medical Center, West Haven CT
Practice of Optometry: 2015 to present Nashua Eye Associates


Melanie M.U. Akau, OD

Melanie M.U. Akau, OD

Born: New Mexico
Education: The University of Texas at Austin, Bachelor of Music 2008
Graduate School:University of California Berkeley School of Optometry 2012
Residency: Ocular Disease & Primary Care: West Roxbury Veterans Affairs Hospital, Boston VA Medical Center 2013
Fellowship: Optometry Research Fellowship: Jamaica Plain Veterans Hospital, Boston VA Medical Center 2015
Practice of Optometry: 2015 to present Nashua Eye Associates New England College of Optometry Adjunct Faculty 2013-2015
Fellow of the American Academy of Optometry 2013 to present

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