Ocular Disease Residency (Atlantic Eye Physicians)

Category Title: Ocular Disease
Program Emphasis Areas: Primary Care Optometry

Main Address
Atlantic Eye Physicians
279 Third Avenue, Suite 204
Long Branch, NJ 07740

Residency Supervisor
Brian R. Hall, OD, FAAO
Phone: (732) 222-7373
Fax: (732) 222-7372
Email: brian.hall.od@gmail.com

Additional Program Faculty
Evan Krawitz, OD
Ronald W. Kristan, MD, FACS
Daniel B. Goldberg, MD, FACS
Robert J. Fegan MD, FAAO
C. Peter Bontempo, MD, FACS
Ravi Patel, MD, MS, MPH
Alan Tsai, OD
Paul Guerriero, MD
Jon Kristan, MD

Description of Program
The residency at Atlantic Eye Physicians offers outstanding clinical training and professional development in a private practice environment. Our residents enjoy the abundant resources available in a large full scope multispecialty practice and will receive advanced training in comprehensive eye care, emergency eye care, cornea, cataract, glaucoma, oculoplastic, retinal and neuro-ophthalmic disease. In additional to direct patient care the resident has the opportunity to observe cataract surgery, oculoplastic surgery and refractive surgery in our ambulatory surgery center. They observe intravitreal injections and fluorescein angiographies in our minor procedure rooms. The faculty offer expertise in all areas of specialization and are available to the residents for instruction and consultation. The resident will complete the program prepared to confidently provide the highest level of eye care.

Program Length 12 months
Start Date July 1
Positions 2
Compensation $41,000.00
Hours Per Week 40 hours/week
On call 8 weeks/year on rotating schedule
Accreditation Fully accredited by ACOE
Application Deadline ORMatch Deadline
Liability Insurance Provided
Licensure Needed NJ
ORMS Matching Service Yes
Professional Liability Insurance Residents are covered by the malpractice insurance provided through the residency site.

Educational Opportunities
Formal case conferences, one-on-one discussions as well as patient grand rounds will be provided by on-site supervisors. The resident participates in the SUNY Friday Program, which includes workshops at SUNY College of Optometry and joint Grand Rounds with residents in other college-affiliated programs.

The resident will complete assigned readings of journal articles and text books and present a monthly journal review summary to the residency supervisor.

The resident will be expected to attend at least one scholarly meeting and will have the opportunity to attend educational conferences at Wills Eye Hospital in Philadelphia, PA.

Research/Scholarly Responsibilities
The resident may participate in ongoing research projects with the on-site supervisors. The resident is responsible for the preparation of 1 major lecture and 1 paper of publishable quality.

Residents are eligible for health insurance coverage under various options provided by the Practice. Optional coverage may be purchased by the Resident for their eligible dependents including domestic partners and payment of such premium would be through payroll deductions for their convenience.

Mission Statement
The mission of the Residency in Ocular Disease at Atlantic Eye Physicians is to offer qualified optometrists advanced clinical training and education in the diagnosis and treatment of ocular disease in a private practice environment. The program will prepare the resident to work confidently and efficiently as part of a dynamic team of professionals including ophthalmologists, optometrists, ophthalmic technicians, opticians and administrative personnel.

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