Sajjad Akhtar, MD
Dr. Sajjad Akhtar is a Board certified Ophthalmologist. He finished his training from New York University and Manhattan Eye and Ear Hospital in New York. Dr. Akhtar has performed thousands of Ophthalmic surgical procedures. He has authored a numbers of scientific papers and has presented his work at national and international level. He invented a new instrument to measure eye pressure more accurately. A patent was awarded to him for this invention.We believe that latest technology is essential in achieving high standard of care. The practice has invested in latest technology like the femto second laser and Visx S4 with iris registration for LASIK. In fact we are the only practice in Brooklyn and Queens to have these lasers in our office. We have also invested in latest 3D Optovue laser camera for early detection of Glaucoma and management of diabetic eye disease.
Beth Summers, O.D., MS.
Her graduate research work included hypertension screening. She completed externship training at St. Albans VA Hospital, specializing in ocular diseases, Ezra Medical Center specializing in pediatrics and vision therapy evaluations and training. She also completed internship training in various specialty clinics including hard-to-fit specialty contact lenses, low vision, neuro-ophthalmic diseases, glaucoma, retina and other ocular diseases.
Dr. Summers is passionate about health care. She has served as the president of the SUNY Student Chapter of the American Public Health Association (APHA), and was awarded student fellowship of the American Academy of Optometry (AAO).
Dr. Summers received her baccalaureate degree in Biology from Stern College (New York City, New York), where she graduated summa cum laude.
Dr. Summers speaks English and conversational Spanish.
Olga Kochurova, O.D., MS.
Dr.Olga Kochurova earned her Doctor of Optometry and Masters in Vision Science degrees from the State University of New York College of Optometry. She completed clinical training in comprehensive eye exams for adults and children, specialty contact lenses, and vision therapy at the University Eye Center and Ezra Medical Center. She is proficient in management of binocular disorders, amblyopia, and strabismus in children to aid their visual needs in learning and development.
Dr.Kochurova received ocular disease training at Bascom Palmer Eye Institute in Florida with emphasis in co-management of glaucoma, retinal, corneal disease, and pre/post-operative care. She completed residency in low vision and ocular disease at the Hampton VA Medical Center.
Dr.Kochurova wants to help raise awareness for the need of health care to underserved populations around the world and the U.S. She participates in outreach health programs, community vision screenings, and was part of a medical mission trip to Oaxaca, Mexico.
She speaks Russian and is conversant in Spanish.