Meet Our Team of Eye Doctors
FRANCIS J. CLARK, M.D.
Specialties: Small Incision, No-Needle No-Stitch Cataract Surgery, Femtosecond Laser Assisted Cataract Surgery, Glaucoma Management & Laser Surgery, LASIK Refractive Surgery, Oculoplastics
Dr. Clark is a board certified ophthalmologist. He attended St. Joseph's University on a Presidential Scholarship and graduated Magna Cum Laude. While a student at Jefferson Medical College, he received high honors in ophthalmology from Wills Eye Hospital. He completed his ophthalmology training at Vanderbilt University Medical Center in Nashville, TN.
Dr. Clark is a member of:
- American Academy of Ophthalmology
- American Society of Cataract & Refractive Surgeons (ASCRS)
- American Medical Academy (AMA)
- Greater Philadelphia Eye Care Centers of Excellence
In addition to general ophthalmology, cataract and oculoplastic surgeries, Dr. Clark has a special interest in Lasik refractive surgery and advanced technologies in cataract surgery. He is on the Medical Advisory Board of Wills Eye Surgery Center of Bucks. Dr. Clark has been active in refractive surgery since the early 1990s. Dr. Clark has experienced the changes in refractive surgery and routinely performs cataract and LASIK surgery with the skills that long-term experience generates. He takes pride in his continuity of care for each patient before and after surgery.
Dr. Clark performs surgery at:
- Wills Eye Bucks Surgery Center, Warminster
- Abington Surgical Center, Willow Grove
- Huntingdon Valley Surgery Center, Huntingdon Valley
- Blue Bell Surgery Center, Blue Bell
- Doylestown Surgery Center, Warrington
- The Pain and Surgery Center of Langhorne and Montgomery Surgery Center
- Outpatient & Surgery Center at Limerick, Phoenixville Hospital
- Montgomery Surgery Center
MARK C. MONTAG, M.D.
Specialties: Vitreoretinal Specialist
Mark C. Montag, M.D. received his B.S. in Neuroscience at the University of Pittsburgh, Magna Cum Laude. He received his medical school training at the University of Pittsburgh of Medicine and was a member of the Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Medical Society. Dr. Montag then completed his residency in Ophthalmology at the University of Florida. He completed his speciality Fellowship in Retina-Vitreous at the University of Nebraska Medical Center, Omaha, NE. Dr. Montag is board certified by the American Board of Ophthalmology. Area hospital affiliations include Frankford Bucks Hospital.
PRATHIMA NEERUKONDA, MD
Specializing in cataracts, glaucoma management, laser surgery, and glaucoma surgery, Dr. Neerukonda offers valuable expertise to the staff and patients of Ophthalmology Physicians and Surgeons.
Dr. Neerukonda earned her Bachelors Degree with honors from Washington University in St. Louis, with a double major in Biology and Psychology. Prior to matriculating to medical school, she joined the AmeriCorps program, which is dedicating to completing a year of service to the community. She then went on to graduate among the top of her medical school class at the Chicago Medical School with numerous honors and accolades including early acceptance into the Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Society. Dr. Neerukonda completed her residency in ophthalmology at the The George Washington University in Washington, D.C., where she was named Chief Resident. She then went on to complete an intensive fellowship in glaucoma management and surgery at Emory University in Atlanta, GA. Before moving to Philadelphia and joining Ophthalmolgy Surgeons and Physicians, she practiced in Chicago as a glaucoma specialist.
Dr. Neerukonda is a board certified ophthalmologist and a member of the American Academy of Ophthalmology and the American Medical Association. Dr. Neerukonda is currently seeing patients at our Wyndmoor and Springhouse office locations.
JON PEET, M.D.
Dr. Peet is a comprehensive ophthalmologist. He attended the University of Pennsylvania where he received an undergraduate degree in Biology and a master’s degree in Biotechnology. Dr. Peet received his medical degree from Temple University
where he received the Lamport Biomedical Research Award and was a member of the Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Society. He was an intern at Lankenau Hospital and received his ophthalmology training at the Scheie Eye Institute at the University of Pennsylvania.
Dr. Peet has broad research interests ranging from ophthalmologic imaging to value-based medicine. His strong research background drives him to stay current with the latest treatments and provide excellent patient care.
Specialties: Small Incision Cataract Surgery & Glaucoma Management
DAVID S.C. PAO, M.D
David S.C. Pao, M.D is board certified in ophthalmology. He attended Swarthmore College, graduating with a B.S. degree in electrical engineering. His M.D. degree is from Columbia University, College of Physicians and Surgeons. Following a medical internship at George Washington University Hospital, he returned to Philadelphia to complete an ophthalmology residency at Thomas Jefferson University Hospital, followed by a retinal fellowship at Wills Eye Hospital.
Dr. Pao has been in Bucks County for over 25 years, predominantly in the clinical practice of ophthalmology. During this time he has been on the staff of Wills Eye Hospital and Thomas Jefferson University Hospital and is engaged in teaching medical students and supervising residents.
SHARON DYCKMAN, M.D.
Dr. Sharon Dyckman is board certified ophthalmologist. She graduated Magna Cum Laude from Brown University and received her MD degree from The Mount Sinai School of Medicine in New York City. She completed her Ophthalmology residency at Northwestern University in Chicago.
JOSEPH M. ORTIZ, MD
Joseph M. Ortiz, MD is a graduate of Swarthmore College and earned his medical degree from New York Medical College. He completed an internship in pathology at Yale-New Haven Hospital which was followed by a National Institute of Health fellowship in experimental ocular pathology at the Scheie Eye Institute - University of Pennsylvania. Dr. Ortiz then did a flexible internship at the Presbyterian-University of Pennsylvania Hospital. He completed his ophthalmology residency at the Scheie Eye Institute. This was followed by a glaucoma fellowship at Addenbrooke's Hospital in Cambridge, England. He completed a concurrent fellowship in ocular immune diseases at Moorfields Eye Hospital in London.
From 1990-1997 Dr. Ortiz was head of glaucoma and director of the ophthalmology residency program at Cooper Hospital-UMDNJ. He currently is adjunct associate professor of Ophthalmology at Drexel University and is affiliated with the Scheie Eye Institute and Wills Eye. Dr. Ortiz has published more than 14 articles in peer-reviewed journals and is the co-author of a reference book 'Color Atlas of Scleritis". Dr. Ortiz is fluent is Spanish.
MICHAEL J. SPONBERG, O.D.
Specialties: Contact Lens, Routine Eye Care, Emergency Eye Care
Michael J. Sponberg, O.D. graduated from the University of Maine.He completed his Optometry training at the Pennsylvania College of Optometry in Philadelphia and has been in private practice since 1979. Dr. Sponberg is licensed by the State Board of Optometry to practice in Therapeutics/Glaucoma.
MICHELLE BEACHKOFSKY, O.D.
Dr. Beachkofsky is a graduate of Purdue University and the Pennsylvania College of Optometry. She has had relevant private practice experience, and joined our group after high recommendation by her peers. Dr. Beachkofsky completed a comprehensive residency in specialty contact lenses and anterior segment disease.
LINDSEY BAROUH, O.D.
Dr. Lindsey Barouh received her Bachelor of Science degree in biology from The Pennsylvania State University. She earned her Doctor of Optometry degree from the Pennsylvania College of Optometry at Salus University. Dr. Barouh graduated with highest academic honors and achieved clinical honors throughout her externship rotations in primary care, contact lens and ocular disease.
Dr. Barouh is available for routine eye care including contact lenses, and the management and treatment of ocular diseases.
FERNANDO ARTEAGA, OD
Dr. Arteaga earned a B.S. from Northeastern University in Engineering, and continued on to graduate with honors from the Pennsylvania College Of Optometry. He has been actively practicing in the Philadelphia area for over 13 years. Dr. Arteaga has a vast amount of experience in all areas of optometry including: general consultations/exams, contact lens fittings, and initial consultations regarding refractive surgery.
Dr. Arteaga is available for eye exams, expert fitting of soft, hard, and gas permeable contact lenses.
He is also an active member of the Pennsylvania Optometric Association, the New Jersey Society of Optometric Physicians, and the National Optometric Glaucoma Society. He is also fluent in Spanish.