MEET OUR PROVIDERS

   MEET OUR PROVIDERS    

At Center For Sight, we are committed to providing our patients the highest caliber of care. Many of our medical doctors have received the prestigious Castle Connolly “Top Doctors” recognition, which honors outstanding physicians for their unmatched expertise and contributions to the medical field.

Our doctors are “super specialists” – Medical Doctors who devote their entire practice to one discipline, truly making them the best doctors in the field. We are proud to provide world-class, compassionate care from remarkably skilled physicians and staff members.

David W. Shoemaker, M.D.

Founder and Director of Cataract & Lens Replacement Surgery

A Florida native, Dr. Shoemaker gained early admission to medical school and received combined B.S. …

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David W. Shoemaker, M.D.

Founder and Director of Cataract & Lens Replacement Surgery

William J. Lahners, M.D., F.A.C.S.

LASIK, Cataract & Lens Replacement Surgeon

A specialist in All-Laser LASIK, cataract and glaucoma surgery, Dr. Lahners earned his bachelor’s …
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William J. Lahners, M.D., F.A.C.S.

LASIK, Cataract & Lens Replacement Surgeon

Joshua W. Kim, M.D.

Glaucoma, Cataract & Lens Replacement Surgeon

As a specialist in the diagnosis and treatment of glaucoma, Dr. Joshua W. Kim is committed to delive…

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Joshua W. Kim, M.D.

Glaucoma, Cataract & Lens Replacement Surgeon

William L. Soscia, M.D.

Laser Cataract & Lens Replacement Surgeon

Dr. William L. Soscia is a graduate of the U.S. Military Academy at West Point. He is a decorated Ar…

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William L. Soscia, M.D.

Laser Cataract & Lens Replacement Surgeon

Jon R. Berlie, M.D.

LASIK, Cataract & Lens Replacement Surgeon

Dr. Berlie is a board-certified ophthalmologist who specializes in premium lens cataract surgery. He…

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Jon R. Berlie, M.D.

LASIK, Cataract & Lens Replacement Surgeon

Joaquin O. De Rojas, M.D.

Cataract & Lens Replacement, LASIK and Corneal Surgeon

Dr. De Rojas is a board-certified, fellowship-trained cataract, refractive and corneal surgeon who a…

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Joaquin O. De Rojas, M.D.

Cataract & Lens Replacement, LASIK and Corneal Surgeon

George Brinnig, M.D., PH. D.

Glaucoma, Cataract & Lens Replacement Surgeon

Dr. George Brinnig is a board-certified ophthalmologist who specializes in cataract surgery and glau…

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George Brinnig, M.D., PH. D.

Glaucoma, Cataract & Lens Replacement Surgeon

Tanuj P. Banker, M.D.

Vitreo-Retinal Surgeon

Dr. Tanuj Banker is a Bascom Palmer fellowship trained retina surgeon specializing in the diagnosis …

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Tanuj P. Banker, M.D.

Vitreo-Retinal Surgeon

Jesse T. McCann, M.D., Ph.D.

Vitreo-Retinal Surgeon

Dr. Jesse McCann is fellowship trained in vitreoretinal disease and surgery from Columbia University…
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Jesse T. McCann, M.D., Ph.D.

Vitreo-Retinal Surgeon

Julie Carter, M.D.

Fellowship Trained Glaucoma Specialist

Julie Carter, MD is a board-certified ophthalmologist with fellowship training in the specialty of g…


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Julie Carter, M.D.

Fellowship Trained Glaucoma Specialist

John P. Fezza, M.D.

Cosmetic Facial Surgeon

Dr. John P. Fezza has been a member of the Center For Sight team since 1998 and specializes in cosme…

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John P. Fezza, M.D.

Cosmetic Facial Surgeon

Joshua M. Newman, M.D.

General, Surgical and Cosmetic Dermatology

Dr. Joshua M. Newman brings patients at Center For Sight a wide range of medical services for the ca…

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Joshua M. Newman, M.D.

General, Surgical and Cosmetic Dermatology

Kalie Kosek, PA-C

Certified Physician Assistant

Kalie Kosek is a Florida-licensed physician assistant (PA-C) and is board certified by the National …
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Kalie Kosek, PA-C

Certified Physician Assistant

Shannon Bednarz, PA-C

Dermatology Physician Assistant

Shannon Bednarz is a Florida-licensed Physician Assistant. She works in collaboration with the Direc…

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Shannon Bednarz, PA-C

Dermatology Physician Assistant

Len Brown, O.D.

Optometric Physician

Dr. Len Brown is a board-certified optometric physician who has been practicing in Southwest Florida…
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Len Brown, O.D.

Optometric Physician

J. Campbell Gaunt, O.D.

Optometric Physician

Dr. Campbell Gaunt is a board-certified optometric physician who has served the Englewood community …
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J. Campbell Gaunt, O.D.

Optometric Physician

Daniel Hadland, O.D.

Optometric Physician

Dr. Daniel Hadland is a board-certified optometric physician who provides a wide range of primary ey…
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Daniel Hadland, O.D.

Optometric Physician

Timothy Hamilton, O.D., F.A.A.O.

Optometric Physician

Dr. Timothy Hamilton is a board-certified optometric physician. Dr. Hamilton performs comprehensive …
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Timothy Hamilton, O.D., F.A.A.O.

Optometric Physician

Melissa Hammond, O.D.

Optometric Physician

Dr. Melissa Hammond is a board-certified optometric physician who provides a wide range of primary e…
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Melissa Hammond, O.D.

Optometric Physician

Erin Hardie, O.D.

Optometric Physician

Dr. Erin Hardie is a residency-trained and board-certified optometric physician specializing in nume…
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Erin Hardie, O.D.

Optometric Physician

David Hunt, O.D.

Optometric Physician

Dr. David Hunt is a board-certified optometric physician who provides a wide range of primary eye ca…
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David Hunt, O.D.

Optometric Physician

George Hurwitz, O.D.

Optometric Physician

Dr. George Hurwitz is an optometric physician who provides a wide range of primary eye care services…
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George Hurwitz, O.D.

Optometric Physician

Sarah Johnson, O.D.

Optometric Physician

Dr. Sarah Johnson is an optometric physician who provides a wide range of primary eye care services…
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Sarah Johnson, O.D.

Optometric Physician

Todd Lang, O.D.

Optometric Physician

Dr. Todd Lang is a board-certified optometric physician who specializes in diagnosing, treating, and…
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Todd Lang, O.D.

Optometric Physician

James Lenhart, O.D.

Optometric Physician

Dr. James Lenhart is a residency-trained and board-certified optometric physician who provides a wid…
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James Lenhart, O.D.

Optometric Physician

Lori Long, O.D.

Optometric Physician

Dr. Lori Long is a board-certified optometric physician who has been practicing optometry in Florida…
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Lori Long, O.D.

Optometric Physician

Casey Maloney, O.D.

Optometric Physician

Dr. Casey Maloney is a board-certified optometric physician who provides a wide range of primary eye…
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Casey Maloney, O.D.

Optometric Physician

Mary Elizabeth McVey, O.D.

Optometric Physician

Dr. Elizabeth McVey is a residency-trained and board-certified optometric physician who provides a w…
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Mary Elizabeth McVey, O.D.

Optometric Physician

David Mertzlufft, O.D.

Optometric Physician

Dr. David Mertzlufft is a board-certified optometric physician who began his career with an optometr…
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David Mertzlufft, O.D.

Optometric Physician

Bradley Middaugh, O.D.

Optometric Physician

Dr. Bradley Middaugh is a board-certified optometric physician committed to providing his patients the highest level of care through innovative technology and a focus on providing an excellent patient experience.
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Bradley Middaugh, O.D.

Optometric Physician

Logan Page, O.D.

Optometric Physician

Dr. Logan Page is an optometric physician who provides a wide variety of primary care services to Ce…
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Logan Page, O.D.

Optometric Physician

Reena Patel, O.D.

Optometric Physician

Dr. Reena Patel earned her Bachelor of Science degree in Optometry and Visual Science from City Univ…
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Reena Patel, O.D.

Optometric Physician

Charles Putrino II, O.D.

Optometric Physician

Dr. Charles Putrino II is a board-certified optometric physician who has practiced in the Sarasota a…
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Charles Putrino II, O.D.

Optometric Physician

Kyle Schaub, O.D., F.A.A.O.

Optometric Physician

Dr. Kyle Schaub is a residency-trained and board-certified optometric physician who provides a wide …
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Kyle Schaub, O.D., F.A.A.O.

Optometric Physician

Frederick E. Soto, Jr., O.D., M.B.A., M.P.H., J.D., FAAO

Optometric Physician

Frederick E. Soto, Jr., O.D., M.B.A., M.P.H., J.D., FAAO
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Frederick E. Soto, Jr., O.D., M.B.A., M.P.H., J.D., FAAO

Optometric Physician

Joseph Sowka, O.D., F.A.A.O.,Diplomate

Optometric Physician

Dr. Joseph Sowka received his Bachelor of Sciences Degree with Distinction from Cornell University, …
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Joseph Sowka, O.D., F.A.A.O.,Diplomate

Optometric Physician

Scott Stevens, O.D.

Optometric Physician

Dr. Scott Stevens is a board-certified optometric physician who provides a wide range of primary eye…
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Scott Stevens, O.D.

Optometric Physician

Lori Vollmer, O.D., M.S., F.A.A.O.

Optometric Physician

Dr. Lori Vollmer earned her undergraduate degree in Biology from the University of South Florida in …
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Lori Vollmer, O.D., M.S., F.A.A.O.

Optometric Physician

Daniel Valentine, O.D.

Optometric Physician

Dr. Daniel Valentine is an optometric physician who provides a wide range of primary eye care servic…
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Daniel Valentine, O.D.

Optometric Physician

Trisha Werner, O.D.

Optometric Physician

Dr. Trisha Werner is a board-certified optometric physician who provides a wide range of primary eye…
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Trisha Werner, O.D.

Optometric Physician

Lindsey Banks, Au.D., F-AAA

Audiologist

Lindsey Banks, Au.D., F-AAA
Audiologist
Lindsey W. Banks is a Florida-licensed audiologist with a wide variety of experience in hearing heal…

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Lindsey Banks, Au.D., F-AAA

Audiologist

Madeleine Berg, Au.D.

Audiologist

Madeleine Berg is a Florida-licensed audiologist with a wide variety of experience in hearing healthcare.
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Madeleine Berg, Au.D.

Audiologist

Pia Simonson, L.E., CME

Licensed Aesthetician, Board-Certified Electrologist and Skin Care Specialist

Pia Simonson is a Licensed Aesthetician and a Florida state of medicine board-certified electrologis…
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Pia Simonson, L.E., CME

Licensed Aesthetician, Board-Certified Electrologist and Skin Care Specialist

Gosia Napieracz, L.E.

Licensed Aesthetician

Gosia Napieracz is a Licensed Aesthetician at Center For Sight, serving patients in our Englewood of…
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Gosia Napieracz, L.E.

Licensed Aesthetician

Jim Alpaugh

Licensed Optician

A dedicated employee of Center For Sight, Jim Alpaugh has been with the company since 1995. Jim relo…
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Jim Alpaugh

Licensed Optician

Jean Austin

Licensed Optician

Jean Austin has been a dedicated member of the Center For Sight team since 1999. She is a licensed o…
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Jean Austin

Licensed Optician

Leslie Bednar

Optical Technician

Leslie Bednar is an Optical Technician in the University Park location of Center For Sight. She has …
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Leslie Bednar

Optical Technician

Benita Benicki

Optical Technician

Benita Benicki is an optical technician in the Englewood location. Benita has been a Center For Sigh…
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Benita Benicki

Optical Technician

Amy Cocks

Optical Technician

Amy Cocks brings more than twenty years of professional experience as an optical technician to the C…
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Amy Cocks

Optical Technician

Susan Cucchiaro

Optical Technician

Susan Cucchiaro is an optical technician in the Sarasota location; she has been with Center For Sigh…
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Susan Cucchiaro

Optical Technician

Cortney Long

Licensed Optician

Cortney Long joined Center For Sight in 2013 after moving from the Metro-Detroit area of Michigan. S…
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Cortney Long

Licensed Optician

Maureen Maglione

Licensed Optician

Maureen Maglione has been a dedicated member of the Center For Sight team since 2012. She has an A…
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Maureen Maglione

Licensed Optician

Daniel Moffa

Optical Technician

Dan Moffa brings 18 years of experience as an optician from New Jersey. He takes pride in matching e…
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Daniel Moffa

Optical Technician

Ryan Monahan

Licensed Optician

Ryan attended West Chester University of Pennsylvania, where he studied Psychology. He and his wife …
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Ryan Monahan

Licensed Optician

Cynthia Morris

Licensed Optician

Cindy is a licensed optician with more than 30 years in the optical industry. She loves helping peop…
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Cynthia Morris

Licensed Optician

Chris Newby

Licensed Optician

Chris Newby is a board certified, licensed optician with more than 30 years experience in the optica…
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Chris Newby

Licensed Optician

Jennifer Schwalm

Licensed Optician

Jennifer joined Center For Sight in 2010, following her move from Upstate New York. In New York, she…
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Jennifer Schwalm

Licensed Optician

Kathie Wier

Licensed Optician

Kathie is a licensed optician and joined the Center For Sight team in August 2011. She began her opt…
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Kathie Wier

Licensed Optician

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