Our Doctors

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Dr. Wayne DeVantier

A graduate of the prestigious medical school at Georgetown University, Dr. Wayne DeVantier provides high quality medical care to patients from Chesapeake, Virginia Beach, Portsmouth and other Hampton Roads areas. After receiving his medical degree, Dr. DeVantier spent two years as a U.S. Navy Flight Surgeon at Oceana.

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Dr. Tom Edmonds

Dr. Tom Edmonds is a Board Certified Cataract and Refractive Surgeon. He is one of only six Virginia eye surgeons to be Board Certified in LASIK Surgery by the Board of Eye Surgeons. He was the first surgeon in the area to perform a custom Lasik procedure.

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Dr. Kori Elkins

Dr. Kori Elkins is certified by the American Board of Ophthalmology and specializes in the diagnosis and treatment of vitreoretinal diseases. Dr. Elkins graduated from Tulane University School of Medicine in New Orleans, Louisiana.

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Dr. Mark J. Iacobucci

Dr. Mark J. Iacobucci is board certified by the American Board of Ophthalmology, a member of the American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery and a fellow of the American Academy of Ophthalmology.

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Dr. Alison Mercer

Dr. Mercer is a licensed therapeutic optometrist. She was raised in West Virginia and graduated with a B.S. from West Virginia University in 1999. After graduation, she attended Pennsylvania College of Optometry where she received her Doctor of Optometry degree in 2003.

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Dr. Roger Newsom

Dr. Roger Newsom is a board certified eye surgeon in Hampton Roads and a member of the American Board of Ophthalmology. He is especially skilled in cataract and implant treatment techniques and the treatment of other ocular problems. Dr. Newsom also serves as a diplomat on the National Board of Medical Examiners.

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Dr. Mark A. Pavilack

Dr. Pavilack is a Cornea, Cataract, and Refractive Surgeon. He is Board-Certified by the American Board of Ophthalmology and a Fellow of the American Academy of Ophthalmology.

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Dr. Len Rappaport

Dr. Rappaport joined Tidewater Eye Centers in 1999, as a Glaucoma Specialist, after being in private practice for 5 years with Southeastern Eye Center in North Carolina. He is subspecialty trained in the treatment of glaucoma, including the use of lasers, drainage devices and antimetabolites in surgery.

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Dr. Joy Tomko

ADr. Joy Tomko is a licensed therapeutic optometrist. She was raised in Pennsylvania and graduated with a bachelors in biochemistry from Saint Vincent College. After graduation, she attended Pennsylvania College of Optometry where she received her bachelors in Visual Science and her Doctorate of Optometry degree.

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