Our Doctors

David Levinson, D.O.

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Dr. David Levinson is a Board Certified Ophthalmologist; fellowship trained and specializing in medical and surgical diseases of the retina. Prior to joining Eye Physicians and Surgeons, he was a full time Attending Physician and Assistant Professor of the nationally recognized Department of Ophthalmology at Montefiore Medical Center and Albert Einstein College of Medicine in New York City.

His areas of expertise include pharmacologic and surgical management of age related macular degeneration, macular holes and puckers, retinal vein occlusions, central serous chorioretinopathy, retinal detachment, and diabetic retinopathy. He utilizes all forms of state of the art diagnostic and therapeutic equipment including small incision, sutureless vitrectomy resulting in a more rapid, comfortable recovery.

Dr. Levinson completed his undergraduate studies at the University of Wisconsin. He attended medical school at New York College of Osteopathic Medicine and graduated with honors in the top 5% of his class. He completed his Ophthalmology residency at Nassau University Medical Center/Stony Brook University Hospital where he served as chief resident. He subsequently completed two retina fellowships; one in medical retina at NYU Medical Center and one in vitreo-retina surgery at the University of Toronto.

Dr. Levinson is an active member of the American Society of Retina Specialists and diplomat of the American Academy of Ophthalmology.

Hospital Appointments:

  • Attending Physician, Montefiore Medical Center
  • Attending Physician, Yale-New Haven Hospital

Specialty Areas:

  • Macular Degeneration
  • Diabetic Eye Disease
  • Retinal Holes/Tears/Detachments
  • Epi-retinal membranes and Macular Puckers
  • Intra-ocular Inflammation and Infections

Honors & Awards:

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Omar Faridi, M.D.

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Dr. Faridi is a Board Certified comprehensive ophthalmologist with advanced fellowship training in glaucoma and cataract surgery, specializing in innovative micro-invasive glaucoma surgery (MIGS) and advanced technology intraocular lens implants (IOLs). He is skilled in the latest MIGS, including the OMNI Surgical System, the Hydrus Microstent, the Xen Gel Stent, and the iStent trabecular micro-bypass system.

He has particular interest in medical management of glaucoma, state-of-the-art glaucoma laser treatment, advanced surgical treatment of complex glaucoma, and small-incision laser assisted (Femtosecond) cataract surgery. Dr. Faridi also enjoys performing routine and emergency eye examinations for adults and adolescents, including annual examinations and diabetic eye care.

Dr. Faridi joined Eye Physician and Surgeons, P.C. in 2012 after completing a fellowship program in Glaucoma at The New York Eye and Ear Infirmary. After receiving his bachelor’s degree from the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor, Dr. Faridi went on to earn his M.D. from the Boston University School of Medicine. Dr. Faridi was selected for the residency program in Ophthalmology at the William Beaumont Hospital in Royal Oak, MI, where he served as Chief Resident of Ophthalmology.

Dr. Faridi is active in clinical research, has co-authored numerous scholarly journal articles, has presented original research in glaucoma at annual meetings, and continues to publish in, and edit peer-reviewed journals. Dr. Faridi is a Clinical Instructor in the Department of Ophthalmology & Visual Science at the Yale University School of Medicine. He is a member of the American Academy of Ophthalmology, American Glaucoma Society, and the Connecticut Society of Eye Physicians.

Hospital Appointments:

  • Yale New Haven Medical Center
  • CT Eye Surgical Center
  • Milford Hospital
  • New York Eye and Ear Infirmary

Specialty Areas:

  • Refractive and Laser Cataract Surgery
  • Advanced Technology Intraocular Lens Implants
  • Minimally Invasive Glaucoma Surgery (OMNI, Hydrus Microstent, XEN, Gel Stent, iStent)
  • Glaucoma Treatment - Medical, Laser and Surgical (SLT, Iridotomy, Trabeculectomy, Tube Shunt)

Alexander E. Voldman, D.O.

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Dr. Voldman is a Board Certified fellowship trained ophthalmologist with advanced training in cataract and corneal surgery, specializing in advanced technology intraocular lens implants (IOLs). He is skilled in the latest cataract surgical techniques, including laser astigmatism treatment as well as toric, extended depth of focus and multifocal IOL’s. Dr. Voldman is dedicated to treating the full range of medical and surgical diseases of the eye. He has a particular interest in complicated cataract surgery and lens replacements including scleral fixated IOLs. He also has experience with corneal surgical techniques such as corneal transplants (DMEK, DSAEK and PK) and laser vision correction (PRK / LASIK) for the treatment of nearsightedness and astigmatism.

Dr.Voldman completed a fellowship in cornea, cataract and refractive surgery at The New York Eye and Ear Infirmary under the direction of Drs. John Seedor and David Ritterband. The infirmary is one of the country's oldest and most renowned eye hospitals.

Dr. Voldman is active in clinical research, has written book chapters about advanced technology intraocular lenses, and continues to publish in, and edit peer-reviewed journals. He is a member of the American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgeons, the American Academy of Ophthalmology and the Cornea Society.

After graduating magna cum laude from Baruch College, he attended medical school at the New York Institute of Technology College of Osteopathic Medicine. He then completed his internship at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mt. Sinai Queens Hospital and his ophthalmology residency at West Virginia University.

Dr. Voldman emigrated from Riga, Latvia as a child and grew up in New York. He speaks fluent Russian and Spanish. He now resides in Connecticut and enjoys the outdoors, playing sports, traveling, and cooking for his friends and family.

Hospital Appointments:

  • Yale-New Haven Medical Center
  • Bridgeport Hospital
  • CT Eye Surgery Center
  • Milford Hospital
  • The New York Eye and Ear Infirmary

Specialty Areas:

  • Refractive cataract surgery
  • Advanced intraocular lenses
  • Secondary intraocular lens implants
  • Medical and Surgical Corneal Disease (DMEK, DSAEK , PK)
  • Keratoconus management

Jennifer A Galvin, M.D.

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Dr. Jennifer A. Galvin is a Board Certified ophthalmologist, with fellowship training in pediatric ophthalmology and adult strabismus. Dr. Galvin is dedicated to all aspects of pediatric ophthalmology, with a special interest in complex strabismus, amblyopia treatment, pediatric cataracts, and inherited retinal diseases. She also sees adult patients with diplopia and strabismus. Dr. Galvin earned her BA at the University of Notre Dame, her MA at Harvard, and MD at Wayne State University.

She completed her residency at Eastern Virginia Medical School and was Chief Resident. She completed her fellowship at the University of Michigan, where she was a Heed Fellow.

From 2012-2017, Dr. Galvin was Director of pediatric ophthalmology and strabismus at Yale. She has lectured internationally and nationally and is a fellow of the American Academy of Ophthalmology (AAO) and American Association of Pediatric Ophthalmology and Strabismus (AAPOS). Dr. Galvin is currently an Assistant Clinical Professor of Ophthalmology and Visual Science at the Yale School of Medicine and Yale School of Nursing and lectures nursing students, PA students, and medical students. Dr. Galvin is a principal investigator for PEDIG (Pediatric Eye Disease Investigator Group) for the pediatric cataract registry, amblyopia treatment study #20, and amblyopia treatment study #22.  Please ask our office for more information about these studies or if your child qualifies.  Please see https://public.jaeb.org.

Dr. Galvin also serves on the Ophthalmic Technology Assessment Committee for Pediatric Ophthalmology/Strabismus for AAO. She also serves as Chair for the Online Media Committee of AAPOS and is a member of the Interorganizational Relations Committee of AAPOS.

Dr. Galvin is active in clinical research and medical education and is a reviewer for the Journal of Pediatric Ophthalmology & Strabismus and for Ophthalmic Genetics.  Dr. Galvin is an active member of the American Academy of Ophthalmology, American Association for Pediatric Ophthalmology and Strabismus, Women in Ophthalmology, Ophthalmic Genetics Study Club, Connecticut Society of Eye Physicians, The Society of Heed Fellows, and The New England Ophthalmological Society.

Hospital Appointments:

  • Yale-New Haven Hospital
  • Bridgeport Hospital
  • Greenwich Hospital
  • Milford Hospital
  • Norwalk Hospital (Nuvance Health)

Specialty Areas:

  • Comprehensive Pediatric Ophthalmology
  • Adult Strabismus and Eye Movement Disorders
  • Thyroid Eye Disease

Sana A. Bautista, M.D.

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Dr. Sana A. Bautista joined Eye Physicians and Surgeons, P.C. after completing a two-year fellowship in oculofacial plastic and reconstructive surgery (also known as oculoplastic surgery) at the University of Pennsylvania and the Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia. She is double board certified in Ophthalmology and Oculo-facial plastic surgery. Dr. Bautista’s expertise include cosmetic surgical and non-surgical rejuvenation, reconstruction of the eyelids and surrounding facial structures, eye socket (orbital) surgery and tear drainage surgery (lacrimal surgery).

After graduating summa cum laude from Siena College, Dr. Bautista completed her medical degree and ophthalmology residency training, serving as chief resident, at Albany Medical Center. Following her training as a board certified ophthalmologist, she pursued additional sub-specialty training in one of the few, highly competitive American Society of Ophthalmic Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery (ASOPRS) sponsored fellowships at the University of Pennsylvania and The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia. Dr. Bautista received extensive training in aesthetic and reconstructive surgery involving all aspects of the eyes and face in both the adult and pediatric population.

Dr. Bautista has authored numerous journal articles and textbook chapters. Her research has been presented at the American Academy of Ophthalmology and American Society of Ophthalmic Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery national meetings. Her fellowship thesis focused on the reconstructive and aesthetic outcomes of eyelid malignancies.

Dr. Bautista’s area of expertise is in cosmetic eyelid and facial surgery, including blepharoplasty, brow surgery, ptosis or droopy eyelid surgery, and midface/cheek lift. Dr. Bautista is also highly skilled in non-surgical eyelid and facial rejuvenation offering botox, lasers, and dermal fillers for the treatment of eyelid bags, dark circles, wrinkles, facial scars and aging. She also specializes in lacrimal (tear drainage) surgery, facial reconstruction after eyelid/facial tumor removal, and orbital surgery.

Hospital Appointments:

  • Yale-New Haven Medical Center
  • Bridgeport Hospital – Yale New Haven Health

Specialty Areas:

  • Cosmetic eyelid and facial rejuvenation surgery (upper and lower lid blepharoplasty, browlift, midface/cheek lift)
  • Non-surgical rejuvenation (botox, filler)
  • Facial Reconstructive surgery
  • Lacrimal surgery (tear drainage surgery)
  • Orbital surgery (tumor biopsy, decompression for thyroid eye disease)
  • Pediatric oculoplastic surgery (congenital ptosis, nasolacrimal duct obstruction, eyelid malposition)
  • FDA-approved teprotumumab (Tepezzaâ) for the treatment of thyroid eye disease

Thera A. Bowen, O.D.

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Dr. Bowen joined the practice of Eye Physicians and Surgeons, PC in 1995. Dr.Bowen's areas of interest and specialty include contact lens fittings for myopia and hyperopia. In addition she also specializes in difficult to fit patients. These include keratoconus fittings, post-surgical fittings, pediatric aphakic fittings, as well as bifocal and presbyopic fittings. Dr. Bowen is a certified fitter for MiSight lenses, the first FDA approved treatment to halt myopia progression in children.  Dr. Bowen also provides general eye care for adults and adolescents and is pleased to accept new patients to the practice.

Hospital Appointments:

  • Contact Lens Evaluation & Fittings
  • Routine Visual Examinations
  • Treatment of Ocular Diseases

KONSTANTIN FISHILEVICH, O.D., FAAO

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Dr. Fishilevich joined Eye Physicians and Surgeons P.C. in 2022. He performs comprehensive examinations, emergency eye care, treatment and management of ocular diseases, standard and specialty contact lens fittings.

Dr. Fishilevich graduated from the State University of New York at Buffalo, followed by the State University of New York College of Optometry where he received his professional doctorate. He completed his residency training at the VA New York Harbor Healthcare system in 2015 with emphasis on glaucoma and ocular disease. He then worked for NYC Health + Hospitals, the nation’s largest public healthcare system, prior to joining Eye Physicians and Surgeons P.C.

Dr. Fishilevich is a member of the Connecticut Association of Optometrists, American Optometric Association and a Fellow of the American Academy of Optometry.

Dr. Fishilevich emigrated from Odessa, Ukraine as a child and grew up in Brooklyn, New York, prior to relocating to Connecticut. He enjoys outdoor activities such as hiking, biking and spending time with his wife and son.

Specialty Areas:
Comprehensive Eye Care
Myopia Control (MiSight, Pharmacological)
Scleral Lenses

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