MEET OUR DOCTORS
Dr. David Siegel, OD, FAAO
Dr. David Siegel graduated the Pennsylvania School of Optometry in 1980 and has been in private practice in Monroe, NY since that time. He has lectured and authored numerous articles in the Optometric Journals on various subjects relating to ocular disease and primary eyecare. He was selected as a Fellow of the American Academy of Optometry in 1986. Dr. Siegel has served as a contact lens investigator for the FDA and a clinical examiner for the NY State Board of Optometry. He has been a recipient of the Optometric Recognition Award numerous times for his commitment to continuing education.
Dr. Siegel currently lives in chester, NY with his wife Jane, and his two children, Sarah and Daniel.
Dr. Todd Punim, OD
Dr. Todd Punim graduated from Ithaca College in 1985. He then graduated from the Pennsylvania College of Optometry in 1989, where he was inducted into the Gold Key International Optometric Honor Society.
He is a certified New York State Low Vision Specialist, and prescribes various devices, such as telescopes to help the legally blind and partially sighted patients. In addition to primary eyecare, Dr. Punim fits specialty contact lenses including RGP's and scleral lenses for patients with difficult prescriptions, keratoconus, LASIK complications, and other corneal abnormalities.
Dr. Punim has lectured for various PTA organizations. He annually visits preschools to provide young children with confidence, education and what to expect with their first eye exam. He has been practicing in Monroe since 1990. Dr. Punim lives in Monroe with his wife, Ellen, and have three grown children.
Dr. Brad Gollinger, OD
Dr. Brad C. Gollinger graduated from the University of Connecticut in 1992 with a B.S. in biology. He then went on to graduate from The New England College of Optometry in Boston, MA. Dr. Gollinger has extensive experience in Lasik and refractive surgery and was the clinical director of the Laser Vision Institute in Riverdale, NJ. He has participated in several contact lens investigative studies and was a member of a Medical Advisory Board of an internet Physician service for college students. He has lectured nationally on the treatment of Glaucoma and takes a special interest in the diagnosis and treatment of Dry Eye Syndrome.
Dr. Gollinger enjoys playing golf and coaching his children's soccer and basketball teams. He was also a participant in the 2001 NYC marathon. He currently lives in Monroe with his wife Jackie, their two sons Jordan and Ethan and their daughter Madison.
Dr. Aaron M. Punim, OD
Dr. Aaron M. Punim graduated from the Pennsylvania College of Optometry at Salus University, in Philadelphia, with clinical honors. He is native to Monroe, having graduated from Monroe Woodbury High School before completing his undergraduate studies at the State University of New York at Binghamton.
In addition to ocular primary care, Dr. Punim has completed clinical externships with emphasis in diagnosis and treatment of ocular disease and primary care pediatrics. His specific interest is in pediatrics and visual development, managing problems associated with eye focusing, eye alignment, depth perception, accuracy of eye movements, binocular (two-eyed) vision, visual perception, and acquired brain injuries (including concussions) in patients of all ages. He also is a member of The Neuro-Optometric Rehabilitation Association (NORA) and The College of Optometrists in Vision Development (COVD).
Dr. Punim has always had a passion for community service. While in optometry school, he participated in numerous vision screenings, including those at the Special Olympics Festival at Villanova University. Additionally, he led a mission trip to Cap-Haitien, Haiti. Together, Dr. Punim and his team were able to provide vision and medical care to under served and impoverished communities.
Dr. Punim has served as President of the Hudson Valley Optometric Society and is a member of the American Optometric Association. He currently resides in Warwick with his wife, Brittany, who is a school psychologist, their son Hudson and daughter Mara. Outside the office, he enjoys spending time with his friends and family. Dr. Punim is an avid snowboarder, and enjoys playing tennis and golf as well.