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Adam Altman, MD Eye Consultants of Pennsylvania
Michael Cusick, MD Eye Consultants of Pennsylvania
David Goldberg, MD Eye Consultants of Pennsylvania
Yun Katherine Hu, MD, MS Eye Consultants of Pennsylvania
Winifred Kao, MD Berks ENT Surgical Associates
Barry Malloy, MD Eye Consultants of Pennsylvania
Michael Malstrom, MD Eye Consultants of Pennsylvania
Darryl Mueller, MD Berks ENT Surgical Associates
Mehul H. Nagarsheth, MD Eye Consultants of Pennsylvania
Abhishek K. Nemani, MD Eye Consultants of Pennsylvania
Jonathan D. Primack, MD Eye Consultants of Pennsylvania
Kevin J. Shah, MD Eye Consultants of Pennsylvania
Justin M. Shaw, MD Eye Consultants of Pennsylvania
Gianfranco Toso, MD Berks ENT Surgical Associates
Joseph Watson, DO Eye Consultants of Pennsylvania
 

 

 

 

 

 

Adam J. Altman, M.D. - Dr. Altman, a corneal specialist, joined Eye Consultants of Pennsylvania in September 1995. Dr. Altman received his undergraduate degree at the University of Massachusetts at Amherst, Magna cum Laude. He received his medical degree from the University of Massachusetts Medical School in 1985. He performed an ophthalmology residency at Duke University Medical Center in Durham, North Carolina from 1986 to 1989. Dr. Altman completed a Cornea and External Eye Disease fellowship at the prestigious Wills Eye Hospital in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. He was certified by the American Board of Ophthalmology in 1990. Dr. Altman has presented several papers at Wills Eye Hospital's Annual Conferences, including; Streptococcus Pneumonia and Scleritis, Pterygium Surgery, Peripheral Ulcerative Keratitis, and Recurrent Erosion Syndrome. He served as an Assistant Professor of Ophthalmology, Cornea Service at Wills Eye Hospital.
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Michael Cusick, M.D. - Dr. Cusick, M.D. joined Eye Consultants of Pennsylvania in 2010 as a specialist in vitreo-retinal diseases and surgery. Dr. Cusick completed his undergraduate and medical degrees at Georgetown University in Washington, DC. During his medical training, Dr. Cusick worked as a Howard Hughes Scholar in clinical research at the National Eye Institute (NEI), National Institutes of Health (NIH). He then completed his residency training in Ophthalmology at The Wilmer Eye Institute of the Johns Hopkins Medical Center in Baltimore, Maryland. Dr. Cusick then completed a 2-year medical and surgical vitreo-retinal fellowship at the Duke Eye Center in Durham, North Carolina. During his fellowship, he was awarded the Heed Foundation Award and was selected as the Duke Eye Center Hornaday Fellow for excellence in teaching, ethics, and research. He was certified by the American Board of Ophthalmology in 2009. During his career, Dr. Cusick has been active in clinical research. His publications and research activities have included: diabetic macular edema and the Early Treatment Diabetic Retinopathy Study (ETDRS), macular degeneration and the Age-Related Eye Disease Study (AREDS), retinopathy of prematurity, sickle-cell retinopathy, and retained lens fragments after cataract surgery. He has presented his work at national and international meetings including the annual meeting of the American Society of Retina Specialists (ASRS) and the Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology (ARVO).
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David S. Goldberg, M.D., F.A.A.P. - Dr. Goldberg completed his Ophthalmic Residency at Louisiana State University and his Pediatric Ophthalmology Fellowship with the renowned Zane Pollard, M.D. of Eye Care Associates in Atlanta, Georgia. He has a special interest in Oculoplastic Surgery in both children and adults. Dr. Goldberg graduated with high honors from Princeton University and served an externship at Wills Eye Hospital. He graduated from the University of South Florida Medical School as a member of the Alpha Omega Alpha Honorary Society. Dr. Goldberg will be a welcome addition to our Pediatric and Adult Strabismus practices, which continue to expand significantly in the Reading, Pottsville, Pottstown and Lancaster regions.
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Yun Katherine Hu, M.D., M.S. - Dr. Hu joined The Eye Consultants of Pennsylvania in February 2009 as a comprehensive ophthalmologist. Dr. Hu received her undergraduate degree from the University of Illinois in Urbana-Champaign, Summa Cum Laude. She subsequently attended the University of Wisconsin-Madison and received a Master degree in Biochemistry. She completed her medical education at the University of Virginia School of Medicine, where she was elected into the Alpha Omega Alpha National Medical Honorary Society, and graduated first of her class in 2004. She also received the American Medical Women's Association Glasgow-Rubin Achievement Award for academic excellence. After serving an internship in Internal Medicine at the University of Virginia Medical Center, she performed her Ophthalmology r esidency at the prestigious Wilmer Eye Institute of Johns Hopkins Medical Center in Baltimore from 2005 to 2008. Prior to her medical career, Dr. Hu was involved in medical research, as a graduate student as well as a research scientist at the National Institute of Health. She also has interests in international ophthalmology. She had visited and worked in eye hospitals in China and India after her residency. Dr. Hu currently holds part-time associate academic appointment and works as a preceptor for residency education at the Wilmer Eye Institute.
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Winifred W. Kao, M.D., F.A.C.S. - Dr. Kao graduated from the University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey-Robert Wood Johnson Medical School in 1987. She completed her Otorhinolaryngology, Head and Neck Surgery Residency at the Temple University Hospital, Philadelphia 1992. In 1992 Dr. Kao joined Berks E.N.T. Surgical Associates, Inc. Dr. Kao is Board Certified and her practice encompasses all aspects of Otorhinolaryngology. She has particular expertise in the area of endoscopic sinus surgery, the most advanced form of sinus surgery. She is also actively involved in the Cochlear Implant program at The Reading Hospital and Medical Center.
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Barry C. Malloy, M.D. - Dr. Malloy, Vitreo-Retinal Specialist, received his undergraduate training at University of Massachusetts at Amherst and received his Medical Degree from University of Massachusetts Medical School. He completed his medical internship at Berkshire Medical Center, and his residency in ophthalmology was served at the University of Kansas Medical Center. Dr. Malloy completed a Vitreo-Retinal fellowship at Washington Hospital Center in 1990. He is certified by the National Board of Medical Examiners and by the American Board of Ophthalmology. He performed research in Medical Treatment of Diabetic Retinopathy and Vitamin Therapy for Retrolental Fibroplasia. He was the recipient of the University Scholar Award for Academic Achievement from the University of Massachusetts.
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Michael A. Malstrom, M.D. - Dr. Malstrom joined The Eye Consultants of Pennsylvania in August 2008 after completing his residency at Wills Eye Institute in Philadelphia. He grew up in Idaho where he attended Ricks College (a junior college where his father was a professor) and graduated Magna Cum Laude. He finished his Bachelor's degree Cum Laude In Psychology at Brigham Young University. His medical education was completed at Temple University School of Medicine. Dr. Malstrom possesses a broad knowledge of the assessment and treatment of the whole eye but has special interest in helping people see better through cataract surgery.
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Darryl Mueller, M.D. - Dr. Mueller graduated from the University of South Alabama College of Medicine in 1999. He completed his Residency in Otorhinolaryngology, Head and Neck Surgery at Temple University Hospital, Philadelphia, in 2006. Dr. Mueller joined Berks E.N.T. Surgical Associates, Inc. in 2008. He is Board Certified and his practice encompasses all aspects of ear, nose, and throat disorders. His interests include diseases involving sinus and allergy, pediatric ENT, voice and swallowing disorders, thyroid tumors, and abnormalities of the ears, hearing and balance systems. He is actively involved in the Cochlear Implant program at The Reading Hospital and Medical Center.
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Mehul H. Nagarsheth, M.D. - Dr. Nagarsheth received his Bachelor's Degree Cum Laude in Neuroscience and Behavioral Biology with a dual major in Political Science from Emory University in Atlanta, GA in 2004. Dr. Nagarsheth received his medical degree from Drexel University College of Medicine in June 2008 where he continued to complete his internship. He performed his ophthalmology residency at Case Western Reserve University Hospital in Cleveland, Ohio from 2009 to 2012. During his chief year of residency, Dr. Nagarsheth also traveled abroad to Hyderabad, India where he completed a medical and surgical ophthalmology elective at the LV Prasad Eye Institute.
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Abhishek K. Nemani, M.D. - Dr. Abhishek K. Nemani is a Board Certified Ophthalmologist, specializing in the medical and surgical treatment of Glaucoma and Cataracts. He joins us from the prestigious Scheie Eye Institute at the University of Pennsylvania where he served as a full-time faculty member and the Assistant Residency Program Director. Dr. Nemani was honored with the “Fellow of the Year” teaching award after completion of he Glaucoma Fellowship at the University of Pennsylvania, where he later practiced. He received his Bachelor’s Degree from Wilkes University and his Medical Degree from the State University of New York Upstate Medical University in Syracuse, where he also completed his residency in Ophthalmology, serving as Chief Resident in his final year. Dr. Nemani is excited to bring his years of experience at the University of Pennsylvania and Philadelphia VA Medical Center to Berks County.
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Jonathan D. Primack, M.D. - Dr. Primack received his undergraduate degree Magna Cum Laude from Washington University in St. Louis. He attended the Washington University School of Medicine and subsequently served as an Intern at Lenox Hill Hospital. He performed his Ophthalmology Residency at the Mount Sinai Medical Center in New York City. Dr. Primack next completed a two year Cornea, External Disease, and Refractive Surgery Fellowship at the Massachusetts Eye & Ear Infirmary at Harvard Medical School. While at Harvard, he was a recipient of the prestigious Heed Ophthalmic Fellowship. For over four years, Dr. Primack has served as the Director of Refractive Surgery at the North Shore - Long Island Jewish Medical Center in Long Island, New York. He currently holds an academic title of Assistant Professor of Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences at the Albert Einstein College of Medicine. Dr. Primack is Board certified by The American Board of Ophthalmology.
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Kevin J. Shah, M.D. - Dr. Shah, a native of New York City, joined Eye Consultants of Pennsylvania in 2016 after serving as faculty at the Cole Eye Institute at Cleveland Clinic. Dr. Shah, a board-certified cornea and cataract surgeon, brings a variety of modern surgical techniques to the Cornea Service at Eye Consultants of Pennsylvania, specifically:
Bladeless LASIK (Laser Assisted in-Situ Keratomileusis)
Photorefractive Keratectomy (PRK)
Phototherapeutic Keratectomy (PTK)
Suture-less cataract surgery
Astigmatic and Presbyopic correction during cataract surgery
Descemet Stripping Automated Endothelial Keratoplasty (DSAEK)
Descemet Membrane Endothelial Keratoplasty (DMEK)
Deep Anterior Lamellar Keratoplasty (DALK)
Conjunctival Limbal Autograft (CLAU)
Penetrating Keratoplasty (PK)
Implantation of the Boston Type 1 Keratoprosthesis (KPro)

Dr. Shah was the first surgeon in Berks County to successfully perform Deep Anterior Lamellar Keratoplasty (DALK); a partial cornea transplant for patients with severe cornea scars and keratoconus. After obtaining his undergraduate degree from Northwestern University, Dr. Shah earned his medical degree from SUNY Upstate Medical University in Syracuse, NY and completed his ophthalmology residency at Manhattan Eye and Ear Throat Hospital (MEETH) / New York University. He then completed a fellowship in Cornea and External Disease at the Cincinnati Eye Institute/University of Cincinnati under the mentorship of Edward J. Holland, MD, an internationally recognized leader in cornea transplantation and ocular surface reconstruction. During his fellowship, Dr. Shah specialized in astigmatic and presbyopic correction during cataract surgery, ocular surface reconstruction, limbal stem cell transplantation and partial corneal transplantation procedures. As faculty at the Cleveland Clinic, Dr. Shah helped train residents and fellows in advanced corneal disease and mentored them in the operating room during cataract surgeries and corneal transplantations. Dr. Shah is well published in peer-reviewed journals and has a specific interest in treating Fuchs Dystrophy. He has authored several book chapters, specifically focusing on the surgical techniques for DMEK, Herpes Simplex Keratitis, and Corneal transplantation in patients with ocular surface disease. He also serves on the accreditation board for the Eye Bank Association of America (EBAA), the accrediting body for donor eye banks in the United States.
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Justin M. Shaw, M.D. - Dr. Shaw received his undergraduate degree at Millersville University in 2006 and his medical degree at Pennsylvania State University College of Medicine in 2010. Dr. Shaw served his internship at Johns Hopkins University and completed his ophthalmology residency at the Krieger Eye Institute of Baltimore and his Glaucoma fellowship at the renowned Bascom Palmer Eye Institute at the University of Miami. Dr. Shaw was the Chief Resident at the Krieger Eye Institute during the final year of his ophthalmology residency. As an ophthalmology resident and glaucoma fellow, Dr. Shaw was very active in teaching junior trainees and medical students. He also conducted advanced research and has authored many publications and presentations.
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Gianfranco Toso, M.D., D.D.S., F.A.C.S. - Dr. Toso graduated from the University of Bologna Medical School, Italy in 1956. He completed his Otorhinolaryngology, Head and Neck Surgery Residency at the Newark Eye & Ear Infirmary, New Jersey in 1963 and started his practice in Reading, Pennsylvania in 1964. Dr. Toso has been the leader in the development and advancement of ear surgery. In 1986 he started The Reading Hospital & Medical Center Cochlear Implant program with Elca Swigart, Ph.D., becoming the first surgeon in Eastern Pennsylvania to perform a cochlear implantation. Dr. Toso is Board Certified and his practice encompasses all aspects of Otorhinolaryngology. He specializes in ear surgery, and has developed advanced techniques for reconstruction of the ear canal and elimination of the mastoid cavity after ear surgery. He served as Section Chairman of the Department of Otolaryngology, The Reading Hospital and Medical Center until 1997.
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Joseph R. Watson, D.O. - Dr. Watson graduated from the University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey, School of Osteopathic Medicine in 1998. He completed his Otorhinolaryngology, Head and Neck, and Facial Plastic Surgery Residency at the Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine in 2004. Dr. Watson joined Berks E.N.T. Surgical Associates, Inc. in July of 2005. Dr. Watson is Board Certified. His practice encompasses all aspects of Otorhinolaryngology.
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