Our Staff

John P. Simses, M.D.John P. Simses, M.D.

A graduate of Tufts University School of Medicine, he received his specialty training at Boston University. He has been with Ophthalmic Associates since 1975.





 

John P. Simses, M.D.Edward A. Pulice, M.D.

A graduate of New York University School of Medicine, he received his specialty training at Long Island Jewish Medical Center. He has been with Ophthalmic Associates since 1980.





 

Wendy A. Klein, M.D.Wendy A. Klein, M.D.

She is a graduate of University of Michigan Medical School. She received her specialty and subspecialty fellowship training in retinal diseases at New York University. She has been with Ophthalmic Associates since 1994.



 

Wendy A. Klein, M.D. Rafael Chiu, M.D., M.P.H.

 

Dr. Chiu received his M.D. from Howard University in Washington, D.C. He received his M.P.H from Yale University School of Medicine in New Haven, Conn. He completed his residency at the University of Chicago Eye and Ear Infirmary. He has been with Ophthalmic Associates since 2004.

Our physicians are board certified as fellows of the American Academy of Ophthalmology. Their professional memberships include the Fairfield County Medical Association, the American Medical Association, and the American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery.

Our physicians are on the staff of Bridgeport Hospital and the Connecticut Eye Surgery Center.

OPTICAL SHOP STAFF

Sue Jones, COA

Sue has been an employee since 1976. She is local to the Bridgeport area, a graduate of Harding High School, a certified Ophthalmic Technician through the Academy of Ophthalmology and the JCAHPO. Sue heads our surgical scheduling and coordination activities. Sue is a deeply caring person with a superb memory for faces and facts. We thank her for the warmth she brings to our practice family.

Michele Brewster, COA

Michele has been an employee since 1985, a lifelong Bridgeport area resident, and she is a graduate of Bullard Havens Technical School. Michele is a certified emergency medical technician as well as a certified technician through the American Academy of Ophthalmology and the JCAHPO. She also has an additional medical assistant's degree from Laurel Medical School in Phoenix, Ariz. Among her many talents, Michele heads our emergency preparedness and biometric activities, updating our extensive inventory of equipment and supplies. We are very fortunate to have her on board.

Erica Baker, Surgical Coordinator
An employee since 1995, Erica grew up in the Stratford area and is a graduate of Bunnell High School. She has worked in the medical field since 1993. Along with her responsibilities as surgical coordinator, she also manages the physician’s office schedule and works as an ophthalmic technician. She is bright, energetic and has been a wonderful addition to our other longtime employees.

Rita Connolly, L.O.

A graduate of Norwalk Community Technical College, Rita has been with Ophthalmic Associates, P.C. since 2005. She is a member of the Connecticut Opticians Association and is ABO and NCLE certified.

Donna Trotta-Linsley, L.O.
A graduate of Middlesex Community Technical College, Donna has been with Ophthalmic Associates, P.C. since 1998. She is a member of Society of Connecticut Opticians and is ABO and NCLE certified.

Nancy Larusso
A graduate of Middlesex Community Technical College, Nancy is ABO and NCLE certified and has over 20 years’ experience working with contact lenses wearers. She has been with Ophthalmic Associates, P.C. since 2005.

REFERENCE MATERIAL:

American Academy of Ophthalmology www.aao.org
American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgeons www.alconlabs.com

 

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Ophthalmic Associates, P.C.

160 Hawley Lane
Suite 107
Trumbull, CT 06611

Phone: 203-378-3224
Fax: 203-378-2968
 

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