Ray M. Balyeat, M.D.,FASRS
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 fellowship under the guidance of William S. Hagler, MD and William H. Jarrett, MD at the Atlanta Ophthalmology Consultants, Piedmont Hospital in Atlanta, GA. Dr. Balyeat is board certified by the American Board of Ophthalmology, a member of the American Medical Association (AMA), a fellow of the American Academy … (continued)
Thomas M. Briggs, M.D.
Dr. Briggs attended Metro Christian Academy for his early education. He received a Bachelor of Science in Nutritional Sciences from Oklahoma State University where he graduated Summa Cum Laude with a 4.0 GPA. He attended medical school at the University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center in Oklahoma City and spent his clinical training at the OU-Tulsa School of Community Medicine where he was selected for membership in the Alpha Omega Alpha honor society which is reserved for the top 15% of the class. He also received the Dr. Fred G. Silva Medical Leadership Award which is reserved for the single … (continued)
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 to provide his patients with the highest standard of eye care. Dr. Brockman received his undergraduate degree from Texas Christian University and his medical degree from the University of Texas Medical School in Houston. He performed his internship in medicine at Presbyterian Hospital in Philadelphia and completed his residency at … (continued)
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 in Ophthalmology at the University of Alabama- Birmingham (UAB) in 2007 and her fellowship in Pediatric Ophthalmology and Strabismus at the Medical University of South Carolina (MUSC) in 2008. Dr. Cole remained on faculty at MUSC as Assistant Professor in Pediatric Ophthalmology and Adult Strabismus for two years before returning … (continued)
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 Alpha honor society. He completed his residency in Ophthalmology at the University of Colorado where he was honored as chief resident in his final year of training. Dr. Corbett then completed a coveted fellowship in Cornea, External Disease and Cataract/Refractive surgery at the New England Eye Center affiliated with the … (continued)
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 there, he served as Chief Resident. He stayed in Birmingham to do a fellowship in Oculoplastic and Reconstructive surgery sponsored by the American Society of Oculoplastic and Reconstructive Surgery. Only ten percent of applicant surgeons are selected each year to participate in these highly competitive and intense two-year surgical fellowships. … (continued)
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 anterior segment diseases of the eye. In his practice, Dr. Goldberg employs medical and surgical interventions at the forefront of new clinical and academic advances in the field. His main surgical areas of expertise include the broad spectrum of corneal transplantation procedures, advanced cataract surgical techniques including premium new-technology lens … (continued)
Madeleine A. Hasbrook, M.D.
Glaucoma Specialist, General Ophthalmology
Dr. Madeleine Hasbrook M.D. is a board-certified ophthalmologist who specializes in the medical and surgical treatment of glaucoma as well as general eye care. She was raised in Tulsa and after graduating from the University of Tulsa with a Bachelor of Arts in History, earned her medical degree from the University of Oklahoma in Oklahoma City. She then completed her ophthalmology residency at the Beaumont Eye Institute in Royal Oak, Michigan. While in residency, Dr. Hasbrook developed a special interest in glaucoma and its impact on the lives of her patients. This drove her to pursue an additional year of … (continued)
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 total patient is his primary concern. He is dedicated to fully educating patients about their health needs, and strives to be their partner in health. Dr. Peters, a native of Tulsa, received his undergraduate degree from The University of Kansas in Lawrence. He received his Medical Degree from The University … (continued)
Neha Sangal, M.D.
Glaucoma Specialist & General Ophthalmology
Dr. Neha Sangal is a board certified glaucoma specialist and comprehensive ophthalmologist whose interests include the medical and surgical treatment of glaucoma, including minimally invasive glaucoma surgery, as well as cataract surgery. Dr. Sangal grew up in Tulsa, Oklahoma and moved to Boston to complete her undergraduate and medical school degrees. After completing her ophthalmology residency at the University of Chicago, she returned to Boston to pursue her fellowship in glaucoma at the Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary at Harvard Medical School. She is a member of the American Academy of Ophthalmology, American Glaucoma Society and the American Society of … (continued)
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 Plummer Scholarship (4.0 GPA), and was selected to participate in the Honors Research Program discovering neuronal brainstem pathways in the auditory system. He began his ophthalmology residency at Brown University School of Medicine in Providence, RI. During his final year, Dr. Siddiqui served as Chief Resident, was published in the … (continued)
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. While these methods do not cure glaucoma, they can effectively control the pressure within the eye and preserve the patient’s eyesight. Dr. Weiss has written a wonderful and informative book for patients, The Patient’s Guide to Glaucoma. Physicians who would like to provide this useful and informative book for their … (continued)
Anthony Battese, O.D.
Dr. Battese completed his undergraduate degree at Cameron University in Lawton and graduated Cum Laude from Northeastern State University Oklahoma College of Optometry in Tahlequah, Oklahoma. During his time at NSUOCO, Anthony was inducted into Beta Sigma Kappa for academic excellence and was elected the Class President in 2012. He is a member of the American Optometric association and the Oklahoma Association of Optometric Physicians. Dr Battese enjoys serving his community and has participated in numerous Volunteer Optometric Service to Humanity trips to Honduras. Dr. Battese recently joined The Eye Institute and currently provides comprehensive eye examinations, diabetic eye examinations, … (continued)
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 the top clinicians in her graduating class with the Clinical Excellence Award. Dr. Bennett joined The Eye Institute in 2014 and currently provides routine vision care, treatment of ocular infections, and co-management for post-surgical care. Dr. Bennett is a member of the American Optometric Association and the Oklahoma Association of … (continued)
Stephanie M. Cooper, O.D.
Dr. Cooper is a native of Stillwater, Oklahoma. She received her undergraduate degree at Oklahoma State University in Stillwater and her optometric degree from Northeastern State University Oklahoma College of Optometry in Tahlequah. While at NSUOCO, she received the Award of Clinical Excellence and was a member of the Beta Sigma Kappa Honor Society. Following graduation, she completed an ocular disease residency and one of the country’s first retina fellowship programs for an optometrist. She has worked with a focus on retinal pathology for the past nine years. Dr. Cooper recently joined The Eye Institute and provides routine vision exams, … (continued)
Stephanie Souvannachak-Cowick, O.D.
Optometry Stephanie Souvannachak-Cowick, O.D. completed her undergraduate degree at Southwestern Oklahoma State University in Weatherford and she received her Doctorate in Optometry from Western University College of Health Sciences (WUCO) in Pomona, California. During her time at WUCO, Dr. Cowick was awarded The Vision Council/COLA Terry Yoneda Excellence in Ophthalmic Optics Award. She is a member of the American Optometric Association and the Oklahoma Association of Optometric Physicians. Dr. Cowick joined The Eye Institute in 2019 and currently provides comprehensive eye examinations, diabetic eye examinations, glaucoma evaluations, contact lens examinations, and treatment of ocular infections. Dr. Cowick resides in Glenpool … (continued)
Sarah G. Forrest, O.D.
Dr. Sarah Forrest is originally from the small community of Jackson in southeast Missouri. Her undergraduate studies were obtained from Westminster College in Fulton, Missouri, where she received her Bachelor of Arts in Allied Health and graduated Summa Cum Ladue. After undergrad, Dr. Forrest moved to Oklahoma, where she attended Northeastern State University Oklahoma College of Optometry in Tahlequah. During her time at NSUOCO she was awarded the NSUOCO Award of Clinical Excellence, Pheiffer Award for Excellence for Research Related to Practice Management and the Southwest Contact Lens Award. Sarah was also a member of Beta Sigma Kappa and Northeastern … (continued)
Heba Hammami, O.D.
Heba Hammami, OD, a Tulsa native, completed her undergraduate studies in Molecular Biology at Northeastern State University in Broken Arrow. She then went on to receive her Doctorate of Optometry from Northeastern State University Oklahoma College of Optometry in Tahlequah, Oklahoma in 2019 with top awards in specialty contact lenses. Dr. Hammami completed her residency and additional training in the management of diabetes, glaucoma, macular degeneration, and surgical co-management of LASIK and cataract patients. Dr. Hammami holds a certificate in Anterior Segment Laser. She is bilingual with Arabic being her second language. In her spare time, Dr. Hammami enjoys outdoor … (continued)
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 Physicians (OAOP). Dr. Hansen focuses her practice on the examination and treatment of a multitude of ocular issues in adults. She specializes in adult optometric evaluations and optical exams for glasses and contact lenses. Dr. Hansen and her husband, Ryan Pitts, live in Tulsa with their young daughter. Dr. Hansen … (continued)
Kristin Vandervoort, O.D.
A native of Tulsa, Dr. Vandervoort completed her doctorate at Northeastern State University Oklahoma College of Optometry. During her time at NSUOCO, she was a member of the Beta Sigma Kappa Honor Society and was an Honor Society award recipient during all four years of her study. She received the Clinical Excellence Award for outstanding clinical skills along with the Contact Lens Clinical Excellence award. Dr. Vandervoort received her undergraduate degree from the University of Texas at Austin where she met her husband, Carl. She’s also a proud mom to her three children, Carter, Quinn and Hogan. Dr. Vandervoort is … (continued)