Emma-Catherine Ali, O.D.

Emma-CatherineSpecialties: Comprehensive Eye Exams, Diseases of the Eye, Contact Lenses, Pediatrics

Education
Optometry School
University of Alabama of Birmingham School of Optometry
Birmingham, AL
Completed: 2009

Clinical Training
Dr. M. Steven Satterfield, Primary Eye Care
Asheville, NC
Completed: 2008

Birmingham VAMC
Birmingham, AL
Completed: 2009

UAB School of Optometry
Birmingham, AL
Completed: 2009

Clinical Experience
Salem VAMC
Salem, Virginia
2012-2013

Main Offices

Smith Mountain Lake
280 Westlake Road, Professional Park Bldg 2, 24101
map and directions

John C. Randolph, M.D.

Dr. John C. Randolph, M.D. Specialties: Retina Services: Vitreoretinal Medicine & Surgery

Board Certification: American Board of Ophthalmology

Education
Medical School
University of Miami/Miller School of Medicine
Miami, FL
Completed: 2007

Internship
Carilion Clinic/University of Virginia
Roanoke, VA
Completed: 2008

Residency
University of Louisville School of Medicine, Department of Ophthalmology and Visual Science
Louisville, KY
Completed: 2011

Clinical Instructor
Department of Ophthalmology at UT-Memphis
Memphis, TN
Completed: 2013

Fellowship
Charles Retina Institute/UT Memphis Department of Ophthalmology and Visual Science
Memphis, TN
Completed:  2013

Main Offices
Roanoke
5296 Peters Creek Road, 24019
map and directions

Education physician for the Edward Via Virginia College of Osteopathic Medicine

J. Stuart Tims, M.D.

Specialties: Cataract Surgery, Corneal Transplants, External Diseases, Refractive Surgery, Stuart Tims, MDComprehensive Ophthalmology

Board Certification: American Board of Ophthalmology

Education
Medical School

University of Virginia
Charlottesville, VA
Completed: 2007

Internship
Carilion Roanoke Memorial Hospital
Roanoke, VA
Completed: 2008

Residency
Wake Forest University Eye Center
Winston-Salem, NC
Completed: 2011

Fellowship
Cornea, External Disease and Refractive Surgery
Eye Consultants of Atlanta/Piedmont Hospital
Atlanta, GA
Completed: 2012

Main Offices

Roanoke
707 S Jefferson Street, 24016
map and directions

Botetourt
70 Summerfield Court, 24019
map and directions

Our Doctors

At Vistar Eye Center, our ophthalmology and optometry specialists in Roanoke, Virginia use their extensive training and knowledge of this specialized medical field to help people see clearly. All of our board-certified eye doctors in Roanoke and our surrounding area offices have completed in-depth fellowship training and achieved extensive experience working in their field.

Vistar Eye Center is unique in that we offer a wide variety of subspecialties of ophthalmology and optometry, including glaucoma, corneal diseases, plastic and reconstructive surgery, pediatrics and diseases of the retina and vitreous. Our eye doctors in Roanoke also perform cataract implant and refractive and LASIK eye surgery, and can answer your questions about “no stitch-no patch” topical anesthesia and low vision counseling.

 

Your sight is our vision, and we look forward to helping you see clearly.

Chad D. Albright, M.D.
Comprehensive Ophthalmology, Cataract Surgery & Refractive Surgery

Jon P. Brisley, M.D.
Comprehensive Ophthalmology, Cataract Surgery

Timothy R. Byrnes, M.D.
Retina Services: VitreoRetinal Medicine & Surgery

Frank Cotter, M.D.
Glaucoma Consultant, Glaucoma & Cataract Surgery

John M. Facciani, M.D.
Pediatric Ophthalmology, Adult & Pediatric Strabismus Surgery, Refractive Surgery

Kurt W. L. Guelzow, M.D.
Comprehensive Ophthalmology, Eye Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery

Craig D. Hartranft, M.D.
Retina Services: VitreoRetinal Medicine & Surgery

John L. Hines, M.D.
Retina Services:VitreoRetinal Medicine & Surgery

David A. Kinsler, M.D.
Comprehensive Ophthalmology, Cataract Surgery, Refractive Surgery

Nicholas A. Ramey, M.D.
Ocular Cosmetic, Plastic and Reconstructive, Orbital, and Lacrimal Surgery

John C. Randolph, M.D
Retina Services: Vitreoretinal Medicine & Surgery

Ann B. Sowers, M.D.
Comprehensive & Pediatric Ophthalmology

Scott A. Strelow, M.D.
Comprehensive Ophthalmology, Cataract Surgery, Corneal Transplants, External Diseases

J. Stuart Tims, M.D.
Comprehensive Ophthalmology, Cataract Surgery, Corneal Transplants, External Diseases, Refractive Surgery.

Kenneth D. Tuck, M.D.
Comprehensive Ophthalmology, Cataract Surgery

John R. Wood, M.D.
Comprehensive Ophthalmology, Cataract Surgery

Optometrists

Emma-Catherine Ali, O.D
Comprehensive Eye Exams, Diseases of the Eye, Contact Lenses

Charles C. Pegram, O.D.
Comprehensive Eye Exams, Diseases of the Eye, Contact Lenses

Donald M. Scothorn, O.D.
Comprehensive Eye Exams, Diseases of the Eye, Contact Lenses, CRT, Low Vision

 

 

Physician Recruitment

Our Practice
Vistar Eye Center is Southwestern Virginia's largest eye care practice. Our subspecialties encompass glaucoma, corneal diseases, plastic and reconstructive surgery, pediatric exams and surgery, cataract implant surgery, refractive surgery and diseases of the retina and vitreous.

Vistar Eye Center physicians practice in nine locations in Roanoke, Salem, Botetourt, Bedford, Wytheville and Smith Mountain Lake, and several satellite offices throughout Southwestern Virginia.

Our Communities
The scenic beauty of these communities, located between the Blue Ridge and Virginia Allegheny Highlands, makes for a pleasant as well as an economically diverse place to live and work. Southwestern Virginia has been distinguished as a center for industry, trade, healthcare, education and travel.

Learn more about the communities surrounding Vistar Eye Center locations:
Bedford - www.visitbedford.com
Botetourt - www.co.botetourt.va.us
Roanoke - www.visitroanokeva.com
Salem - www.visitsalemva.com

Working with Us
Vistar Eye Center offers competitive salary with an incentive based bonus program along with an outstanding benefit package. Employment in our group presents the possibility of future partnerships in several business ventures including real estate ownership and a physician-owned ambulatory surgery center.

Contact Us
For more information about Vistar Eye Center or to inquire about available positions.

Tracy Rhodes, Administrative Assistant
Vistar Eye Center
2802 Brandon Ave SW
Roanoke, VA 24015
(540) 855-5125
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Donald M. Scothorn, O.D.

Donald "Mac" Scothorn, ODSpecialties: Comprehensive Eye Exams, Diseases of the Eye, Contact Lenses, CRT, Low Vision

Education
Optometry School
Illinois College of Optometry
Chicago, IL
Completed: 1989

Clinical Training
Illinois Eye Institute
Chicago, IL
Completed: 1989

Great Lakes Naval Base
Great Lakes, IL
Completed: 1989

Residency
VA Medical Center
Huntington, WV
Completed: 1990

Main Offices

Roanoke
707 S Jefferson Street, 24016
map and directions

Botetourt
70 Summerfield Court, 24019
map and directions

Charles C. Pegram, O.D.

Charles C. Pegram, ODSpecialties: Comprehensive Eye Exams, Diseases of the Eye, Contact Lenses

Education
Optometry School
Pennsylvania College of Optometry
Philadelphia, PA
Completed: 1982

Clinical Training
Philadelphia Naval Hospital
Philadelphia, PA
Completed: 1985

Northeastern State University
Tahlequah, OK
Completed: 1995

VA Medical Center
Huntington, WV
Completed: 1995

Main Offices

Bedford
548 Blue Ridge Avenue, 24523
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Salem
426 W. Main Street, 24153
map and directions

John R. Wood, M.D.

Specialties: Comprehensive Ophthalmology, Cataract SurgeryJohn R. Wood, MD

Board Certification: American Board of Ophthalmology

Education
Medical School
University of Virginia
Charlottesville, VA
Completed: 1975

Internship
University of Michigan Hospitals & Clinics
Ann Arbor, MI
Completed: 1976

Residency
University of Iowa Hospitals & Clinics
Iowa City, Iowa
Completed: 1979

Main Offices

Roanoke
707 S Jefferson Street, 24016
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375 Hershberger Road, 24012
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Salem
426 W. Main Street, 24153
map and directions

Education physician for the Edward Via Virginia College of Osteopathic Medicine

Kenneth D. Tuck, M.D.

Specialties: Comprehensive Ophthalmology, Cataract SurgeryKenneth D. Tuck, MD

Board Certification: American Board of Ophthalmology

Education
Medical School
University of Virginia
Charlottesville, VA
Completed: 1958

Internship
Cleveland Metropolitan General Hospital
Cleveland, OH
Completed: 1959

Residency
Mayo Clinic
Rochester, Minnesota
Completed: 1964

Main Offices

Roanoke
3320 Franklin Road, 24014
map and directions

Education physician for the Edward Via Virginia College of Osteopathic Medicine

Scott A. Strelow, M.D.

Specialties: Comprehensive Ophthalmology, Cataract Surgery, Corneal Transplants, External Scott A. Strelow, MDDiseases

Board Certification: American Board of Ophthalmology

Education
Medical School
Vanderbilt University
Nashville, TN
Completed: 1986

Internship
Vanderbilt University
Nashville, TN
Completed: 1987

Residency
University of Florida
College of Medicine
Gainesville, FL
Completed: 1990

Fellowship
Corneal Surgery and External Diseases
Wills Eye Hospital
Philadelphia, PA
Completed: 1991

Main Offices

Roanoke
3320 Franklin Road, 24014
map and directions

Education physician for the Edward Via Virginia College of Osteopathic Medicine

Ann B. Sowers, M.D.

Ann B. Sowers, MDSpecialties:  Comprehensive & Pediatric Ophthalmology

Board Certification: American Board of Ophthalmology

Education
Medical School
Medical College of Virginia
Richmond, VA
Completed: 1979

Internship
Roanoke Memorial Hospital
Roanoke, VA
Completed: 1980

Residency
Duke University Eye Center
Durham, NC
Completed: 1983

Fellowship
Pediatric Ophthalmology
Duke University Eye Center
Durham, NC
Completed: 1984

Main Offices

Salem
426 W. Main Street, 24153
map and directions

Botetourt
70 Summerfield Court, 24019
map and directions

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