Siepser Eyecare Doctors

Steven B. Siepser, M.D., F.A.C.S

Professional Background and Achievements

Dr. Siepser spent many years devoted to restoring sight to people who had suffered trauma or disease.  Today, he remains the go-to surgeon for some of the most complex cases in eye surgery. He was, in fact, one of the first in the region to introduce LASIK and has completed more surgeries individually than almost anyone in the country.

Education, experience, board certifications

State University of New York: MD
University of Louvain, Belgium: MD
Fellowship: Intraocular Lens Fellowship.
Residency: Temple University, Philadelphia, PA
Residency: Union University, Albany, NY
Fellowship: Cooper Medical Center, Camden, NJ
Post-Doctoral: Fellow of the American College of Surgeons
Post-Doctoral: Diplomate of the American Board of Ophthalmology

Clinical Training

Certification for Raindrop® presbyopia correction inlay
Certification for iStent® glaucoma shunt
Certification for ABiC™ glaucoma canaloplasty
Certification for LensSx® and LENSAR® femtosecond cataract surgery
Certification for Ex-PRESS™ Mini-Shunt glaucoma surgery
Certification for Crystalens® surgery
Certification for STAR S4 IR® VISX Excimer laser surgery
Certification for the Zeimer Laser for Bladeless LASIK procedure

Hospital affiliations

Wills Eye Hospital, Philadelphia, PA
Wills Eye Surgical Center, Conshohocken, PA
Vision One Surgical Center, Exton, PA
Bryn Mawr Hospital, Bryn Mawr, PA

Professional Memberships

• International College of Surgeons
• American College of Surgeons
• American Academy of Ophthalmology and Otolaryngology
• Inter-County Ophthalmology Society
• Chester County Medical Society
• Philadelphia County Medical Society
• Pennsylvania State Medical Society
• American Medical Association
• Ophthalmic Club of Philadelphia
• International Society of Ophthalmic Endoscopy, Inc.
• Temple Ophthalmology Alumni Association
• American College of Eye Surgeons

Research and devices

• 2017 Siepser Squeegee for removal of lens epithelial cells meets FDA guidelines for clinical devices
• 2017 Clinical launch of Siepser iDeal Iris Ring, Hawaiian Eye Meeting, Eagle Vision (a division of Katena)
• 2016 Siepser iDeal Iris Ring meets FDA guidelines
• 2015 Developmental research into the application device for intracameral medications during cataract surgery
• 2003 Development of Blurometer
• 2000 Development of Glarometer
• 1999 Development of Luminary Probe

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MICHELE PENDRAK BUSH, O.D.

Professional Background and Achievements

Dr. Pendrak graduated with clinical honors from Pennsylvania College Of Optometry in 2008. She has more than 12 years of diverse eye care experiences and is one of the region’s leading doctors treating the challenging causes of dry eye.

At Siepser Eye Care, Dr. Pendrak manages primary vision care for patients of all ages, including contact lens and ocular disease management. Dr. Pendrak also provides exceptional post-operative care for many of Dr. Siepser’s surgical patients.

Areas of Focus

• Comprehensive Eye Evaluations
• Ocular Disease Management
• Glaucoma
• Diabetic eye
• Macular degeneration
• Pediatric Eye Care

Educational Background

Pennsylvania College of Optometry at Salus University, Philadelphia, PA.

Clinical Training

• Northeastern Eye Institute, Scranton PA
• The Eye Institute at the Pennsylvania College of Optometry
• Wilkes-Barre VA hospital

Honors and Awards

Wilkes-Barre VA hospital -highest clinical honors in hospital and disease management

Professional Memberships

• Pennsylvania Optometric Association
• American Optometric Association

Industry Positions

Medical Optometry America – Consultant
Acting primarily as an optometric consultant for a marketing and management company created to catalyze change in the optometric profession by providing a turnkey system for forward-thinking optometrists to shift more completely to a sustainable medical model.

NovaBay Pharmaceuticals – Optometric Advisory Board Member
Providing advisory services to the company with respect to optometric matters relative to their products as well as participating in post market analysis and research.

Physician Recommended Nutriceuticals – Key Opinion Leader and Speaker
Acting as an optometric consultant for a company that sells and markets Omega-3 Nutriceuticals and Medical Foods.

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Rocio C. Pasion, O.D.

Professional Background and Achievements

Dr. Pasion graduated with honors from Pennsylvania College Of Optometry in 1999. She is a board certified optometrist specializing in primary care, low vision and specialty contact lens fitting. Dr. Pasion is fluent in Spanish and enjoys exercising this language with her Spanish speaking patients.

Areas of Focus

• Glaucoma
• Diabetic retinopathy
• Cataracts
• Macular degeneration
• Fitting specialty soft, astigmatic, bifocal, and rigid gas permeable contact lenses
• Advanced training in fitting scleral contact lenses for keratoconus, abnormal corneas, irregular astigmatism and ocular surface disease.

Education

Pennsylvania College of Optometry at Salus University, Doctor of Optometry (OD)
Pennsylvania College of Optometry at Salus University, B.S. Major: Visual Science,
University of Rhode Island, B.A. in Biology and Spanish

Distinctions and Honors

• Clinical collaborator in the Low Vision Depression Prevention Trial (VITAL study) at Jefferson University
• Publication recognition, The Journal of Retinal and Vitreous Diseases, “Diagnostic and Therapeutic Challenges”. Omesh P. Gupta, Sunir J Garg, John N. Negrey, Richard Jahnle, and Rocio Pasion. Retina 30 (6) 975-980, June 2010
• Advisory Board for Allergan treatment of ocular surface disease
• Advisory Board for Johnson & Johnson, OTC pediatric ophthalmologic antibiotic
• “Top Doctor” Main Line Magazine
• All American Scholar
• National Hispanic Scholarship Fund Scholar
• National Collegiate Minority Leadership Award
• Spanish International Honor Society
• Active member of the American Optometric Association

Clinical Training

• Ophthalmic Partners: Holy Redeemer Hospital, Philadelphia, PA; Lankenau Hospital, Wynnewood, PA; Medical College of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA; Riddle Memorial Hospital, Media, PA; and Wills Eye Hospital, Philadelphia, PA
• Allegheny University Hospital, Philadelphia, PA
• Omni Eye Services, Atlanta, GA
• The Eye Institute/ John F. Kennedy Hospital, Philadelphia, PA

Industry Interests

• Clinical Preceptor for the Pennsylvania College of Optometry at Salus University
• American Optometric Association

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Dr. Eris P. Jordan

Professional Background and Achievements

Dr. Jordan is Board Certified by the American Board of Optometry. She attended Temple University for her undergraduate studies and earned early entry into the Pennsylvania College of Optometry at Salus University after her junior year and received her Doctorate Degree in 2007, graduating with highest clinical honors.

Areas of Focus

• Cornea and Refractive Surgery: LASIK, PRK, ICL, Corneal Inlays
• Presbyopia Correction and Premium IOLs
• Comprehensive Management of Ocular Pathology
• Primary Eye Care
• Contact Lenses
• Glaucoma

Education

Pennsylvania College of Optometry at Salus University, Doctor of Optometry (OD)
Temple University, Lewis Katz School of Medicine

Distinctions and Honors

• Bausch + Lomb Premium IOL Surgical Devision – National Excellence in Outcomes Award
• Recipient of the Donald H. Evans Award for Outstanding Visual Service to the Community. Awarded by the Pennsylvania Optometric Association.
• Member of the Board of Trustees and Student Council President, Pennsylvania College of Optometry

Clinical Training

• Bascom Palmer Eye Institute in Miami, Florida, focusing on cornea, glaucoma, retina and neuro-ophthalmology
• Wills Eye Institute affiliate clinic, rotations in general ophthalmology, low vision and specialty contact lenses

Industry Interests

Dr. Jordan plays an active role in the ophthalmology industry, specifically the cornea and refractive space, where she is considered a key contributor to medical affairs, clinical education, and innovation. In her work, she collaborates with renowned Medical Advisory Board eye practitioners and surgeons on an international level. Her experience includes participation in regulatory affairs, research and development, as well as strategic assessment of innovation and curriculum development for global ophthalmology non-profit organizations.

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Doctor Siepser by the Numbers Doctor Siepser by the Numbers
35,000+
Total vision surgeries
18
different procedures
300+
Physician patients
15,000+
LASIK surgeries
16,000+
Cataracts
35,000+
Total vision surgeries
300+
Physician patients
35,000+
Total vision surgeries
15,000+
LASIK surgeries
Happy Patients
"Dr. Siepser and his staff are The Best!!! They are true champions! Honored to have worked with them."
Phil Martelli, St. Joe’s Basketball Coach
"Incredible to take my first Olympic ride cross country without contacts or glasses. What an improvement!"
Phillip Dutton, USA Equestrian Team
"I only wish I had done this 20 years ago!"
LeSean McCoy, NFL Pro Bowl Running Back
"My sister gave me vision correction for my birthday several years ago. Best gift ever: I love and use it every single day!"
Mamie Duff
"My fiancé is ecstatic about her new vision, and I can’t thank you enough!"
Shane Victorino, Philadelphia Phillies #8