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Dr. Joseph S. Madrak, OD

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Dr. Madrak's CV

 

EMPLOYMENT

 

06/14-Present Eye Care Associates / Dr. Joseph S. Madrak, OD LLC Shelton, CT

Board Certified Optometrist in private practice.

 

10/12-09/15 Eye Disease Consultants / Hartford Hospital Hartford, CT

Ophthalmology private practice at Hartford Hospital.

 

07/06-10/12 LCA Vision Wethersfield/Orange, CT

Clinic Director for refractive surgery center; Optometric Advisory Board; Risk Management Committee; Clinic Director Advisory Board; Preceptor site and adjunct instructor for Pennsylvania College of Optometry.

 

07/05-07/06 Veterans Affairs Hospital Lyons/East Orange, NJ

Residency in Ocular Disease and Low Vision; Specialty contact lenses; Surgical co-management; Teaching and supervision of optometry students; COPE approved lecturing.

 

 

08/02-06/03 Drs. Farkas, Kassalow and Associates, PC New York, NY

Student technician in contact lens specialty optometric private practice.

 

EDUCATION

 

03/14-Present Diplomate, American Board of Optometry

Board Certification

 

08/01-06/05 SUNY College of Optometry – Deans List New York, NY

Doctor of Optometry

 

03/05-06/05 Keller Army Hospital at US Military Academy West Point, NY

Clinical externship with emphasis in contact lenses and primary eye care.

 

08/04-11/04 Veterans Affairs Hospital Syracuse, NY

Clinical externship with emphasis in disease and surgical co-management.

 

08/97-06/01 University at Albany Cum Laude Albany, NY

BS Biology

 

04/99-06/00 Neurobiology Research Albany, NY University at Albany Dept. of Biology; John Schmidt, PhD

Support for grant and publications in retino-tectal synapse plasticity.

 

ACTIVITIES

 

Connecticut Association of Optometrists

- Scholarship Committee, Chair

- Membership Committee, Member

- Board of Directors, Past Member

 

 

Special Olympics Opening Eyes, Lions Clubs International

- Volunteer optometrist for vision screening events

- Student Director of vision screenings

 

NY State Optometric Association Student Society – Past President

Organization of events between students and members of The NYSOA

 

University at Albany Volunteers Club – Co-founder

- Establishment and promotion of Club

- Organized events in Albany, NY

 

NCAA Division I Football, University at Albany

- Academic All-American, Verizon District 1

- Conference Championship back to back 1997 & 1998

 

MEMBERSHIP

Connecticut Association of Optometrists

American Optometric Association (AOA)

Contact Lens and Cornea Section of AOA

Sports Vision Section of AOA

American Board of Optometry

 

PUBLICATIONS

American Academy of Optometry San Diego, CA 2005

  1. Development of Herpetic Keratitis During Treatment of Anterior Granulomatous Uveitis.
  2. AZOOR: Not Rare, But Often Not Diagnosed.

 

AWARDS

 

PEARL Award (Professionalism, Excellence, Achievement, Results and Leadership)

Annual Optometrist award – LCA-Vision

Oak Leaf Award

Excellence in Care – Veterans Affairs Hospital – NJ Health Care System

Morton L. Kimmelman Leadership Award

Student Leadership in Optometry School

Dr. Sanford & Claire Levy Academic Scholarship

Central New York Community Foundation, Inc. – Health Professions

 

University at Albany:

PULA Presidential Undergraduate Leadership Award

Benjamin V. Smith Scholarship Academic

United Public Service Employees Union Scholarship Academic

 

INTERESTS: Spending time with my family, skiing, traveling, reading and cooking.

 

 

Joseph S. Madrak, OD

Board Certified, ABO

CT Lic # 002692

190 Coram Ave.

Shelton, CT 06484

Office: 203-924-2175

Fax: 203-924-9232

Important Announcement: We're Moving

--As of Monday, Oct. 25, 2021, we will be seeing patients in our new location (located a half-mile from our current location).

Our new address is:
7 Riverside Drive
Shelton, CT 06484

Overlooking the Housatonic River and next door to Pier 131 Restaurant | Google Map

--Our phone number will remain the same: 203-924-2175

--We will be moving the week of Monday, Oct 18th. From Oct 18-23, you can pick up your glasses and contact lens orders. Please call ahead to arrange a pick-up.

We look forward to seeing you in our new office!

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