Ophthalmologists

Ophthalmologists

David Barrett MD

David Barrett, MD

Dr. Barrett specializes in laser-vision correction and performs small-incision cataract surgery utilizing traditional intraocular lenses, toric implants for astigmatism, and advanced technology LifeStyle Lenses. He is a LASIK leader, having performed thousands of Custom and BLADE-FREE LASIK procedures. Dr. Barrett received his medical degree from Wayne State University School of Medicine, completed his ophthalmology residency at Jules Stein Institute at UCLA, and is a graduate of Michigan State University. Dr. Barrett has been in private practice since 1990.

Michael Boyle

Michael Boyle, MD

Dr. Boyle is fellowship-trained in oculoplastic surgery and specializes in cosmetic and reconstructive eyelid surgery. He is also Medical Director of Skin Solutions by Grand Rapids Ophthalmology, providing patients the best possible results following their eyelid procedures. Dr. Boyle is a fellow of American Society of Ophthalmic Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery (ASOPRS) and is board certified by American Board of Ophthalmology. He received his medical degree from University of Illinois, College of Medicine; completed his fellowship at University of Alabama-Birmingham and his residency and internship at Indiana University.

Thomas Cowden

Thomas Cowden, MD

Dr. Cowden is fellowship-trained in cornea, external diseases, anterior segment, and refractive surgery. He was involved in the initial FDA clinical trials for LASIK in 1996 and has performed thousands of procedures, including Custom and BLADE-FREE LASIK. Dr. Cowden also specializes in corneal transplant surgery, advanced anterior segment reconstruction as a result of trauma or congenital defects, and small-incision cataract surgery utilizing traditional intraocular lenses, toric implants for astigmatism, and advanced technology LifeStyle Lenses. He received his medical degree from Wayne State University School of Medicine; completed his subspecialty fellowship at University of Minnesota and his ophthalmology residency at University of Wisconsin; and is a graduate of University of Michigan. He has been in private practice since 1997.

Yosef Gindzin

Yosef Gindzin, MD

Dr. Gindzin is a fellowship-trained retinal specialist, treating retinal problems such as age-related macular degeneration, diabetes, retinal detachment, and macular pathologies – often using advanced laser techniques and drug therapy. He received his medical degree from University of Michigan, completed his retina and vitreous surgery fellowship at Cleveland Clinic, and is a graduate of University of California at Irvine. Dr. Gindzin is conversant in Spanish and joined Grand Rapids Ophthalmology in 2002.

Parin Gohel

Parin Gohel, MD

Dr. Gohel is a fellowship-trained retinal specialist using advanced laser techniques and drug therapies to treat age-related macular degeneration, diabetes, retinal detachment, and macular pathologies. Dr. Gohel received his medical degree from Wayne State University School of Medicine; completed his internal medicine internship at Lahey Clinic-Tufts University and his ophthalmology residency at University of Colorado, Rocky Mountain Lions Eye Institute; he also completed fellowships in vitreoretinal surgery at Associated Retina Consultants and Henry Ford Hospital; and is a graduate of Michigan State University. Dr. Gohel joined Grand Rapids Ophthalmology in 2014.

Kenyon Kendall

Kenyon Kendall, DO

Dr. Kendall is a glaucoma specialist and performs small-incision cataract surgery utilizing traditional intraocular lenses, toric implants for astigmatism, and premium LifeStyle Lenses. He graduated from Michigan State Osteopathic School of Medicine, completed his glaucoma fellowship at Kentucky Lions Eye Research Institute, and is a graduate of University of Michigan. He has been in private practice since 1987.

Joe Morehouse

Joe Morehouse, DO

Dr. Morehouse performs small incision cataract surgery utilizing advanced technology intraocular lenses, implants for astigmatism, and traditional intraocular lenses, as well as treating patients for routine eye care, glaucoma, and diabetes. Dr. Morehouse received his medical degree from Michigan State College of Osteopathic Medicine, completed his residency at St. John Providence Health System, and is a graduate of Michigan State University. He is a member of American Academy of Ophthalmology and American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgeons.

Marcus Muallem

Marcus Muallem, MD

Dr. Muallem is fellowship-trained in laser-vision correction, cornea, external diseases, and glaucoma. He performs Custom, BLADE-FREE LASIK, including state of the art Topography-Guided LASIK; small-incision cataract surgery utilizing traditional intraocular lenses, toric implants for astigmatism, and advanced technology LifeStyle Lenses; corneal transplantation and glaucoma surgery. Dr. Muallem graduated from the Hebrew University and Hadassah Medical School in Jerusalem, completed his residency at the Illinois Eye and Ear Infirmary (University of Illinois, Chicago), and his dual fellowship in cornea and glaucoma at Bascom Palmer Eye Institute (University of Miami, FL). Dr. Muallem is published in the ophthalmology literature and has presented his research in national and international conferences. He has been in practice since 2007.

Leslie Norris, DO

Leslie Norris, DO

Dr. Norris is a board-certified ophthalmologist. She performs routine eye exams and oculoplastic surgery, and also treats patients with medical issues, including: glaucoma, diabetes, and post-operative care for cataract and other surgical procedures. Dr. Norris is a member of: American Osteopathic Colleges of Ophthalmology and Otolaryngology (AOCOO), American Academy of Ophthalmology, Michigan Society of Eye Physicians and Surgeons, and American Osteopathic Association. Dr. Norris currently serves as clinical faculty in ophthalmology for Michigan State University. She received her Doctor of Osteopathy from Michigan State University College of Osteopathic Medicine, completed her residency at Hillsdale Community Health Center as part of Michigan State Consortium, and is a graduate of Taylor University.

Laura Piippo

Laura Piippo, MD

Dr. Piippo specializes in pediatric ophthalmology, treating children with crossed and lazy eyes as well as providing comprehensive eye exams for children. Dr. Piippo received her medical degree from Wayne State University School of Medicine; completed her ophthalmology residency at University of Illinois, Chicago and her fellowship in pediatric ophthalmology at Baylor College of Medicine; and is a graduate of Lake Superior State University. She joined Grand Rapids Ophthalmology in 2002.

Robert Roosenberg

Robert Roosenberg, MD

Dr. Roosenberg specializes in providing post-operative care for cataract and other surgical patients along with routine eye exams. In addition, he performs eye exams on diabetic patients with the goal of maintaining their eye health and vision. Dr. Roosenberg received his medical degree from Loma Linda; completed his residency at University of Michigan and his surgical residency at Butterworth Hospital; and is a graduate of Andrews University. Dr. Roosenberg has been in private practice since 1979.

Scott Weber MD

Scott Weber, MD

Dr. Weber’s expertise includes Custom and BLADE-FREE LASIK as well as small-incision cataract surgery utilizing traditional intraocular lenses, toric implants for astigmatism, and advanced technology LifeStyle Lenses. He also treats glaucoma and general eye care patients. Dr. Weber graduated from Indiana University School of Medicine, completed his residency at Bethesda Naval Hospital, and is a graduate of Notre Dame. He has been in private practice since 1987.

 

* Gilbert J. Vanderveen, MD – (Retired)
* Michael J. Crawford, MD – (Retired)
* Mark Sheldon, MD – (Retired)
* Larry Gerbens, MD – (Retired)
* Gerard vanWesep, MD – (Retired)

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