Contact Ophthalmology Department

The Department of Ophthalmology comprises ophthalmologists who maintain private practice offices and offer a full range of ophthalmology services.

Surgery is performed at the Ambulatory Surgery Center at Hartford Hospital which has the latest state-of-the-art ophthalmology surgical equipment for all types of general and sub-specialty surgery. The department consists of the following sections: General Ophthalmology, Diseases and Surgery of Retina and Vitreous and Pediatric Ophthalmology (Connecticut Children's).

In addition to being a major center for cataract surgery in the central Connecticut area, the Eye Surgery Center, part of the Ophthalmology Department, is a referral resource for:

  • Advanced Cataract Surgery
  • Anterior Segment Surgery
  • Cornea Surgery
  • Glaucoma
  • Ocular-Plastic Surgery
  • Ocular-Trauma Surgery
  • Retinal & Vitreous Surgery

Requests for consultations may be directed to the ophthalmologist on call thru the Emergency Department. Each member of the department covers the on-call service for one week at a time beginning Friday mornings each week.

Consultations on private patients may be requested directly with any of the ophthalmologists.

Leadership & Staff

Chief Ron Margolis, MD
Assistant Director Scott Walter, MD
Name Specialties Location
Albergo, Patrick Frank, MD Albergo, Patrick Frank, MD 860.521.9230
  • Ophthalmology
  • Avon
  • West Hartford
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Austin, Duane Francis, MD Austin, Duane Francis, MD 860.521.9230
  • Ophthalmology
  • Avon
  • West Hartford
  • Winsted
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Beggins, Thomas Joseph, MD 860.347.9377
  • Ophthalmology
  • Essex
  • Middletown
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Bentivegna, Joseph Francis, MD Bentivegna, Joseph Francis, MD 860.721.8800
  • Ophthalmology
  • Rocky Hill
Block, Robert Lincoln, MD Block, Robert Lincoln, MD 860.286.5448
  • Ophthalmology
  • Bloomfield
  • Meriden
  • Waterbury
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Brandsdorfer, Ari M., MD Brandsdorfer, Ari M., MD 860.678.0202
  • Ophthalmology
  • Farmington
Budoff, Greg, MD Budoff, Greg, MD 860.646.7704
  • Ophthalmology
  • Manchester
  • Cromwell
  • Enfield
  • Farmington
  • Hartford
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Bushley, David Matthew, MD Bushley, David Matthew, MD 860.678.0202
  • Ophthalmology
  • Farmington
Chhaya, Nisarg, MD 860.678.0202
  • Ophthalmology
  • Farmington
Davies, Isaiah, MD 860.549.2020
  • Ophthalmology
  • West Hartford
Dinowitz, Kevin, MD 860.243.2020
  • Ophthalmology
  • Bloomfield
  • Avon
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Dua, Neeru Chopra, MD Dua, Neeru Chopra, MD 860.233.9671
  • Ophthalmology
  • West Hartford
Edwards, Martin Gary, MD Edwards, Martin Gary, MD 860.678.0202
  • Ophthalmology
  • Farmington
Emerick, Geoffrey Thomas, MD Emerick, Geoffrey Thomas, MD 860.678.0202
  • Ophthalmology
  • Farmington
  • Glastonbury
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Emmel, David Keith, MD Emmel, David Keith, MD 860.721.8960
  • Ophthalmology
  • Wethersfield
Gaffar, Majida Abdul, MD Gaffar, Majida Abdul, MD 860.409.0449
  • Ophthalmology
  • Farmington
Gaudio, Paul Anton, MD Gaudio, Paul Anton, MD 860.549.2020
  • Ophthalmology
  • West Hartford
Gingold, Michael Philip, MD Gingold, Michael Philip, MD 860.678.0202
  • Ophthalmology
  • Ophthalmic Plastic Surgery
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  • Farmington
Hall, Laura Bressler, MD Hall, Laura Bressler, MD 203.235.2511
  • Ophthalmology
  • Meriden
Henderson, Pamela Renee, MD Henderson, Pamela Renee, MD 413.733.1818
  • Ophthalmology
  • Springfield
Hill, David Albert, MD Hill, David Albert, MD 860.678.0202
  • Ophthalmology
  • Farmington
Hwang, Jeremy Chaoyen, MD, PhD Hwang, Jeremy Chaoyen, MD, PhD 860.233.2020
  • Ophthalmology
  • West Hartford
  • East Hartford
  • Enfield
  • Hartford
  • Newington
  • Newington
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Jeng, David Jay-Pei, MD Jeng, David Jay-Pei, MD 860.233.2020
  • Ophthalmology
  • West Hartford
  • East Hartford
  • Enfield
  • Hartford
  • Newington
  • Newington
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Judson, Peter Hamilton, MD Judson, Peter Hamilton, MD 860.527.9020
  • Ophthalmology
  • Retinal / Vitreous Disease
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  • Manchester
  • Enfield
  • Hartford
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Koval, Michael Sebastian, MD Koval, Michael Sebastian, MD 860.678.0202
  • Ophthalmology
  • Farmington
Lee, Lyndon Byong-Keun, MD Lee, Lyndon Byong-Keun, MD 860.233.2020
  • Ophthalmology
  • West Hartford
  • East Hartford
  • Enfield
  • Hartford
  • Newington
  • Newington
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Manganiello, Richard John, MD Manganiello, Richard John, MD 860.644.5011
  • Ophthalmology
  • South Windsor
Margolis, Ron, MD Margolis, Ron, MD 860.527.9020
  • Ophthalmology
  • Retinal / Vitreous Disease
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  • Hartford
  • Cromwell
  • Enfield
  • Farmington
  • Manchester
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Maron, William Robert, MD Maron, William Robert, MD 860.972.6000
  • Ophthalmology
  • Hartford
Mascarenhas, Kristy Gail, MD Mascarenhas, Kristy Gail, MD 860.347.7466
  • Ophthalmology
  • Middletown
  • Westbrook
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McDonald, Patricia Ann, MD McDonald, Patricia Ann, MD 860.826.4460
  • Ophthalmology
  • New Britain
  • Southington
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McMahon, Kevin Dehan, MD McMahon, Kevin Dehan, MD 203.235.2511
  • Ophthalmology
  • Meriden
  • Cheshire
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Molk, Richard David, MD 860.659.4091
  • Ophthalmology
  • Glastonbury
Mulukutla, Rajyalakshmi R., MD 860.347.7466
  • Ophthalmology
  • Middletown
  • Westbrook
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Nanda, Tavish, MD 860.646.7704
  • Ophthalmology
  • Manchester
Neuwirth, Jerry, MD Neuwirth, Jerry, MD 860.525.3900
  • Retinal / Vitreous Disease
  • Ophthalmology
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  • Farmington
  • Cromwell
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Nicholas, Matthew Phillip, MD, PhD 860.549.2020
  • Ophthalmology
  • West Hartford
Noecker, Robert John, MD 203.237.1818
  • Ophthalmology
  • Fairfield
  • Meriden
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Orr, Christopher Kin, MD Orr, Christopher Kin, MD 860.233.2020
  • Ophthalmology
  • West Hartford
Papale, John Joseph, MD 413.782.0030
  • Ophthalmology
Pasternack, James John, MD Pasternack, James John, MD 860.243.2020
  • Ophthalmology
  • Bloomfield
  • Avon
  • Windsor
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Patel, Sarit M., MD Patel, Sarit M., MD 860.826.4460
  • Ophthalmology
  • New Britain
  • Springfield
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Ratchford, Mary Gina, MD Ratchford, Mary Gina, MD 860.829.8939
  • Ophthalmology
  • Berlin
Roth, Shari Madelene, MD 860.676.2525
  • Ophthalmology
  • Avon
  • Hartford
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Ruddat, Michael Stephen, MD Ruddat, Michael Stephen, MD 860.525.3900
  • Ophthalmology
  • Retinal / Vitreous Disease
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  • Hartford
  • Farmington
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Rudnick, Noam, MD, PhD 860.646.7704
  • Ophthalmology
  • Manchester
Ryan, Timothea A., MD Ryan, Timothea A., MD 203.235.2511
  • Ophthalmology
  • Meriden
  • Cheshire
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Seremet, Martin Chester, MD Seremet, Martin Chester, MD 860.826.4460
  • Ophthalmology
  • New Britain
  • Southington
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Shriver, Peter Alan, DO 860.347.7466
  • Ophthalmology
  • East Hampton
  • Middletown
  • Westbrook
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Solinsky, Alan E., MD Solinsky, Alan E., MD 860.233.2020
  • Ophthalmology
  • West Hartford
  • East Hartford
  • Enfield
  • Hartford
  • Newington
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Stein, Jonathan Jay, MD 203.237.1818
  • Ophthalmology
  • Meriden
Stern, Alan Louis, MD Stern, Alan Louis, MD 860.826.4460
  • Ophthalmology
  • New Britain
  • Southington
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Stroh, Inna Grishkan, MD, PhD Stroh, Inna Grishkan, MD, PhD 860.678.0202
  • Ophthalmology
  • Farmington
Suski, Edmund Thaddeus, MD 860.247.2169
  • Ophthalmology
  • Hartford
  • Suffield
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Tsang, Alexander Chi-Shun, MD Tsang, Alexander Chi-Shun, MD 860.943.1997
  • Ophthalmology
  • Bloomfield
Walter, Scott, MD Walter, Scott, MD 860.525.3900
  • Ophthalmology
  • Retinal / Vitreous Disease
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  • Hartford
  • Cromwell
  • Farmington
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Ward, Thomas Peter, MD Ward, Thomas Peter, MD 860.678.0202
  • Ophthalmology
  • Retinal / Vitreous Disease
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  • Farmington

Ophthalmology

  • Hartford Hospital Ophthalmology
    Suite 822
    85 Seymour St.
    Hartford, CT 06102