Mark B. Kislinger, PhD, MD graduated magna cum laude and Phi Betta Kappa from Berkeley. He majored in math and physics and won the award for top undergraduate in physics. Dr. Kislinger received a PhD in Physics from Caltech where he worked with Nobel prize winner Richard Feynman. He was on the faculty of the University of Chicago and the Enrico Fermi Institute for six years before going to medical school at the University of Miami PhD MD program, which accepted only 18 students per year.
Vicky Pai, MD is a comprehensive ophthalmologist. She grew up in Maryland and came to Los Angeles to obtain her undergraduate and medical degrees at UCLA from which she graduated with honors. She then completed her ophthalmology residency training at the world renowned Stein Eye Institute at UCLA. During her time at UCLA she was elected to the Alpha Omega Alpha medical honor society. She also participated in research with the distinguished faculty at UCLA.
Dr. Pai specializes in treating cataracts, glaucoma, pterygium, dry eye disorders, ptosis, age related macular degeneration, and diabetic eye disease. She has performed over 3,000 eye surgeries. She has been recognized as one of the “Top Doctors” in Pasadena Magazine and is committed to providing comprehensive and compassionate care to patients.
Dr. Eugene Chang earned a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science from Brown University
and a combined MD and MBA from Tufts University School of Medicine in Boston.
He returned to the west coast for his internship at the University of California, San Francisco,
and Fresno campus. Dr. Chang attended California Pacific Medical Center in San Francisco for his
residency in Ophthalmology.
He completed the prestigious two year medical and surgical Retina-Vitreous fellowship at Rush University/Illinois Retina Associates in Chicago, Illinois. There he trained under the direction of Kirk Packo M.D., a nationally recognized expert in the field of vitreo-retina surgery. Dr. Chang joins our team after 12+ years of practice in California. He enjoys spending time with his family.
Ron Gutmark, MD is a board-certified cornea, cataract and refractive surgery specialist. He graduated with honors from Stanford University and attended medical school at Johns Hopkins. As a medical student, he was awarded a prestigious Doris Duke research fellowship. He remained at Johns Hopkins to complete his ophthalmology residency at the world-renowned Wilmer Eye Institute. Dr. Gutmark obtained further sub-specialty training at the Shiley Eye Institute at UC San Diego in Cornea and Refractive Surgery. After fellowship training, Dr. Gutmark was a faculty member in Ophthalmology at the University of Michigan.
He currently practices as a comprehensive ophthalmologist and corneal specialist at Foothill Eye Institute and Eyenez Eye Institute. He is trained in the most advanced corneal and refractive procedures, including corneal crosslinking and LASIK. He also has significant experience with both traditional and laser cataract surgery as well as complex cataract surgery.
Dr. Hailey Ho is a board-certified refractive cataract surgery specialist and comprehensive ophthalmologist. She specializes in cataract surgery, glaucoma medical and surgical management, dry eyes, macular degeneration, and diabetic retinopathy.
Dr. Ho graduated with honors from UCLA and attended the prestigious Stanford Medical School. She completed her ophthalmology residency at the renowned Cullen Eye Institute at Baylor University. Dr. Ho has performed thousands of cataract surgeries. She has also been involved in numerous research projects as a medical student and an ophthalmology resident and has continued this deep interest in private practice by participating in dozens of leading clinical trials in the areas of cataract surgery, glaucoma, and dry eyes. Outside of medicine, she enjoys cooking and reading with her husband and daughter. She looks forward to helping patients achieve their best sight.
Dr. Savannah Baril is a Board Certified Ophthalmologist specializing in oculoplastic and orbital surgery. She is a member of the American Academy of Ophthalmology, American Academy of Cosmetic Surgery, and North American Skull Base Society.
Dr. Baril was born and raised in Los Angeles and graduated from the Los Angeles County High School for the Arts. She went on to complete her undergraduate degree at Barnard College, Columbia University, and her graduate degree at the London School of Economics. She earned her medical degree from Duke University and completed her residency in ophthalmology at Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary of Harvard Medical School in Boston, Massachusetts. She then completed her fellowship established by Dr. John Kennerdell in Oculoplastic and Orbital Surgery at Allegheny General Hospital in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.
Dr. Baril's clinical interests include a wide variety of oculoplastic disorders including the diagnosis and treatment of skin cancers of the eyelids, trauma involving the eyelids and orbit, eyelid malposition, tearing disorders, and orbital disease secondary to tumors, infection, and inflammatory conditions such as thyroid eye disease. She also sees patients interested in cosmetic treatments.
Dr. Dennis Sugiyama is a board certified optometrist at the Foothill EyeCare Institute.
Dr. "Jacques" joins Foothill Eye Institute with extensive experience. With a BS from Loyola University of Chicago and an OD from Illinois College of Optometry, Dr. Botkin was also his graduating year's recipient of the Low Vision Award and participated in an internship at the New York Lighthouse for the Blind. Having served his patients in Florida while utilizing his fluency in Spanish, French, and English for many years, he now brings his positive energy and expertise to the San Gabriel area and the State of California where he is a Board Certified Optometrist.
Traveling, gardening, hosting and celebrating with his large family, and living in close proximity to his children and grandchildren are some of Dr. Botkin's multiple interests outside of his professional career.
I have served as a medical optometrist for the Foothill Eye Medical Group for the past 20 years managing and co-managing the whole spectrum of medical conditions that can occur at a busy comprehensive ophthalmology office. My main emphasis though is in glaucoma and diabetic eye care. I have been glaucoma certified since 2004 and Therapeutic Prescription Authority certified since 1998 in the state of California.
I attended California State University at Fullerton for my undergraduate studies and Illinois College of Optometry at the Illinois Eye Institute for my Optometry degree. Currently, in addition to my duties as a clinician, I speak for Allergan and Alcon on their glaucoma medications all along the west coast. I also sit on the advisory board for the annual Allergan glaucoma meeting in Costa Mesa.
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