Dr. Kriegstein is a board certified ophthalmologist, who graduated Magna Cum Laude from Harvard University. He completed his medical degree at Stanford University Medical School and his residency at Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary. In addition, Dr. Kriegstein completed a post-graduate year of fellowship study in retinal and laser surgery. Member at BID-Plymouth Hospital, Dr. Kriegstein is also currently an Affiliate Staff member, Cape Cod Hospital and Referral Staff member, South Shore Hospital. He is a Diplomate of the American Board of Ophthalmology, a Fellow of the American Academy of Ophthalmology, and a Fellow of the American College of Surgeons.
Dr. Lois M. Townshend is an honors graduate of the University of Western Ontario Medical School. Dr. Townshend was a resident in ophthalmology at the University of Toronto, and completed a fellowship in pediatric ophthalmology and adult strabismus at Duke University. She is staff at BID-Plymouth Hospital and affiliate staff at Cape Cod Hospital. Dr. Townshend is board certified in ophthalmology in Canada and the United States. She is a Fellow of the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada, a Fellow of the American Academy of Ophthalmology and a member of The American Academy of Pediatric Ophthalmology and Strabismus.
Dr. Ronald B Hanovice is a graduate of Cornell University with a Masters Degree in Physics, completed his Medical Degree at the University of Texas and his Residency at the University of Kentucky. Upon completion of his schooling, he opened a solo practice in upstate New York where he provided medical, surgical, routine and emergency eye care for over 25 years. While in New York, he served as an Assistant Professor at the New York Medical College School of Medicine. Trusted and respected in the Ophthalmology field, Dr. Hanovice supported two New York community hospitals while maintaining his practice in the Hudson Valley. Dr. Hanovice relocated to the South Shore area in 2017. We are thrilled he has joined the Associated Eye Surgeons group where he is a valued member of our team.
Kristin S. Kenney, O.D.
Dr. Kenney graduated with a degree in Biology from Providence College and went on to complete her Doctor of Optometry degree at the New England College of Optometry in Boston. Dr. Kenney then completed a residency at the VA hospital in West Roxbury, specializing in primary care and medical optometry. Her interests now are primarily contact lens fittings and primary care optometry.
You may be considering laser vision correction or have already been in to see Dr. Kriegstein or Dr. Townshend. You even may have begun the scheduling process. If so, you likely met Erin. As coordinator, Erin will plan, direct, and advise our patients through the laser experience. She will attend to every detail and is easily reached for questions or concerns from all patients at Associated Eye Surgeons.
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Advanced microsurgical technology has opened a realm of possibilities for our patients at Associated Eye Surgeons. Our surgical department will assist patients in preparation for surgery by making sure appointments are scheduled and necessary drops are ordered. The team is available to direct you through the process and answer concerns you or family members may have along the way.
Contact Lens Coordinator
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Which brand of contact lens solution is right for you? Did you know that there are rebate programs available with certain contact lens brands? If not, you should speak with our contact lens department! Not only will they handle your requests for contact lens orders and shipping, they are also happy to advise you on the many products and contact lenses that are available.
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The staff members at Associated Eye Surgeons realize that our patients have concerns when it comes to their insurance coverage and managed care products. Many insurance companies have strict guidelines regarding the need for referrals, which must be in place prior to the date of your appointment. While it is the patient’s responsibility to communicate with his or her insurance provider and secure the necessary referrals, our billing department is always happy to help. They are well informed and can answer questions or provide assistance with numerous insurance carriers.