The Eye Institute Difference
Since 1986, The Eye Institute has been providing the highest quality of eye care in an ever-changing world of medical innovation. Today, we're known as Northeast Oklahoma’s most comprehensive eye care centers. The Eye Institute is a multi-specialist Ophthalmology practice, offering services ranging from comprehensive eye exams to specialty services including General Ophthalmology, Cornea, Retina, Glaucoma, Pediatrics and Adult Strabismus, Refractive and Oculoplastics and Orbital Surgery.
What makes The Eye Institute different from other eye care centers? Our doctors. The Eye Institute physicians are board certified and fellowship trained or specialty trained in one or more areas, meaning more qualifications and expertise than any other eye care center in Northeast Oklahoma. When you receive care from our doctors, you can trust you are being treated by physicians specializing in your specific condition. We also employ Certified Ophthalmic Assistants and Technicians to ensure we are offering the most advanced technology and treatment options for our patients. The Eye Institute physicians utilize a certified electronic health record, so you can trust you are receiving quality, consistent care throughout our group.
Trust your vision to the best and most qualified eye care physicians in Northeast Oklahoma.
Ray M. Balyeat, M.D.
Ophthalmologist – Vitreous & Retinal Surgery
Dr. Balyeat attended Duke University as an undergraduate majoring in chemistry and graduated from the University of Oklahoma College of Medicine. His internship combined rotations in internal medicine, neurology and general surgery. After completion of an ophthalmology residence at OU’s Dean A. McGee Eye Institute, Dr. Balyeat completed a retinal surgical…MORE INFO
Todd A. Brockman, M.D.
Ophthalmologist - Ophthalmic and Cataract Surgery
Since entering private practice in Tulsa in 1986, Todd Brockman has been committed to excellence in ophthalmology and the safety and comfort of his patients. He specializes in treatment and surgery for adults, with a particular emphasis on cataract surgery. Dr. Brockman combines rigorous diagnostic procedures and advanced microsurgery techniques…MORE INFO
Kali B. Cole, M.D., M.P.H.
Pediatric Ophthalmologist & Adult Strabismus
Dr. Kali B. Cole, a Tulsa native, attended Vanderbilt University for her undergraduate studies and graduated in 1997. After completing her Masters in Public Health from the University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center (OUHSC) in 1998, she then graduated from OUHSC with her MD in 2003. She completed her residency…MORE INFO
Daniel J. Corbett, M.D.
Ophthalmologist, Cornea & Cataract
Cornea and External Disease, Refractive Surgery An Oklahoma native, Dr. Corbett graduated Summa Cum Laude from the University of Oklahoma with a degree in Zoology-Biomedical Sciences. He completed his medical school training at the University of Oklahoma where he graduated Summa Cum Laude and was elected to the Alpha Omega…MORE INFO
Shannon G. Cox, M.D.
Oculoplastic, Orbital & Reconstructive Surgery for Adults & Pediatrics
Dr. Cox graduated Summa Cum Laude from Vanderbilt University in Nashville, TN. He returned to Oklahoma for medical school at the University of Oklahoma where he graduated Alpha Omega Alpha and Summa Cum Laude. He completed a residency in General Ophthalmology at the Callahan Eye Hospital in Birmingham, AL. While…MORE INFO
Marc A. Goldberg, M.D.
Ophthalmologist – Cornea and External Diseases, Refractive Surgery
Dr. Goldberg is board certified by the American Board of Ophthalmology and has additional fellowship training in advanced corneal, cataract, and refractive surgery. He has devoted the majority of his practice to the medical and surgical treatment of the wide variety of corneal diseases, as well as cataract and other…MORE INFO
Walter J. Peters, M.D.
Ophthalmologist -General Ophthalmology & Cataract Surgery
Dr. Walter J. Peters is a highly trained surgeon committed to excellence in ophthalmology and dedicated to the safety and comfort of his patients. He specializes in the global treatment of ophthalmic disease in patients of all ages, with a special emphasis on cataract surgery. In Dr. Peters’ practice, the…MORE INFO
J. Matthew Roberts, D.O.
Ophthalmologist - Ophthalmic Plastic and Reconstructive Surgeon, Cataract Surgery
Dr. J.Matthew Roberts joined the Eye Institute as a specialist in ophthalmic plastic and reconstructive surgery. Additionally, he assumed the general ophthalmology practices of Dr. Ronald F. Gates, M.D. and Dr. David L. Edwards, Jr., M.D. As an oculoplastic surgeon, Dr. Roberts performs surgery for patients with vision disorders, cosmetic…MORE INFO
Jamal D. Siddiqui, M.D.
General Ophthalmology, Ophthalmic and Cataract Surgeon
Dr. Jamal Siddiqui, a graduate of Cascia Hall Preparatory School, obtained his Bachelor of Engineering in Biomedical Engineering from Vanderbilt University in Nashville, TN. He graduated with distinction (top 15% of class) from University of Oklahoma College of Medicine. While pursuing his medical degree, Dr. Siddiqui was awarded the Freda Sorensen…MORE INFO
Mark J. Weiss, M.D.
Ophthalmologist - Glaucoma Specialist
Dr. Mark J. Weiss specializes in the treatment of glaucoma. Glaucoma is a dangerous eye disease that is caused by increased pressure within the eye. If left untreated, this serious condition can lead to blindness. Fortunately, there are many methods of treatment, including medicated eye drops, laser treatments, and surgery….MORE INFO
Vanessa E. Bennett, O.D.
Dr. Vanessa Bennett completed her undergraduate studies at Oklahoma State University in Stillwater and graduated Summa Cum Laude from Northeastern State University Oklahoma College of Optometry in Tahlequah, Oklahoma. During her time at NSUOCO, Vanessa was inducted into Beta Sigma Kappa for academic excellence and was awarded as one of…MORE INFO
Alison Hansen-Pitts, O.D.
Alison Hansen-Pitts, O.D. joins The Eye Institute’s team of Optometrists. She received her Bachelor’s degree at Friends University in Wichita, Kansas. She then received her Doctor of Optometry at the Illinois College of Optometry. She is a member of the American Optometric Association (AOA) and the Oklahoma Association of Optometric…MORE INFO
The Eye Institute physicians are board certified AND fellowship trained. What does this mean and should it matter to you as a patient? What Does “Board-Certified” Mean? A board-certified ophthalmologist is one who has received a certificate from the Am… Read more »
Early Refills for Prescription Eye Drops- The Law in Oklahoma Patients with chronic eye conditions are now able to get early refills of eye drop prescriptions. OAO has brought relief to patients via the passage of HB1819: the Early Eye Drop Refill Bill… Read more »