Our Doctors & Specialists

Meet our team of highly trained professionals

Dr Ami C Ranani Optometry Doctor Eye exam, eyecare, contact lenses and Doctor
Dr. Ami. C. Ranani, O.D.
Always on top of the latest technology
  • •Dr. Ranani received his doctor of Optometry degree from the Pennsylvania College of Optometry in 1976
  • •Previous president of the New York Optometric Council, before the merger with NYSOA
  • •Former President of the Westchester/Putnam Rockland County Optometric Society
  • •Former National Board Examiner for the State Board in pathology section
  • •NYSOA Managed Care Committee
  • •Advisory Board of a major HMO in NY State
  • •Advisory Board of TLC / Committee Chair
  • •Numerous publications and lectures
  • •Inventor of 2 optical devices (Catacom - a device to view internal media effects and a color selection device to help select a contact lens color for a patient)
  • •Clinical investigator of contact lenses and solutions for contact lens companies
  • •Send Dr. Ranani an email at acrsec@aol.com
Dr Michelle Harrison Optometry Doctor family eye care, pediatric eye examination, contact lens fitting, eye surgery and adult eye care.
Dr. Michelle Harrison, O.D.
Treating dry eye problems is important
  • •Bachelor of Science degree in Biology from Binghamton University, Binghamton, NY.
  • •Doctorate in Optometry degree from the State University of New York College of Optometry, NY, NY.
  • •Member of Beta Sigma Kappa, International Optometric Honor Society.
  • •Optometric clinical training at OMNI Eye Specialists, Baltimore, MD.
  • •Hospital-based optometric training at the Veterans Administration Medical Center, Wilmington, DE.
  • •New York State licensed and certified by the National Board of Examiners in Optometry.
  • •Professional memberships include the American Optometric Association, and the New York Optometric Association.

Dr. Harrison has experience in all aspects of primary family eye care, including pediatric eye examination, contact lens fitting, eye surgery co-management, and adult eye care. She has practiced optometry in Manhattan before joining Somers Eye Center in 2009. Her interests include diagnosis and management of ocular disease such as glaucoma, diabetic eye care, dry eye and ocular inflammation, trauma, retinopathy, as well as co-management of laser surgery and cataracts.

Dr. Hiral Patel, O.D.
  • •Bachelor of Science from Fordham University, Bronx NY. Major: Biology Minor: Chemistry.
  • •Doctorate in Optometry degree from the New England College of Optometry Boston, MA.
  • •Optometric clinical training at Atlanta Vision Center, Atlanta GA.
  • •Hospital-based optometric training at the Veterans Administration Medical Center, Montrose NY.
  • • New York State licensed and certified by the National Board of Examiners in Optometry.
  • • Professional memberships include the American Optometric Association, and the New York Optometric Association.
  • • Vision therapy and visual performance training.

  • Dr. Patel has experience in all aspects of primary eye care with a concentration in ocular disease. She also has experience in pediatric eye examination, adult eye care, contact lens fitting, and eye surgery co-management. Her interests include vision therapy, advanced contact lens fitting, the diagnosis and management of cataracts, glaucoma, diabetic retinopathy and other ocular diseases. Dr. Patel started as an optometric technician here at Somers Eye Center and worked for Ophthalmic Consultants of Boston as an ophthalmic technician prior to starting Optometry School. Dr. Patel strives to deliver high quality health care in the diagnosis and treatment of ocular diseases.
Lan Pham, M.D.
  • •Ophthalmology Board Certified (10 year recertification completed in 2010).
  • •Lasik and PRK certified
  • •Tufts Univ. School of Medicine, Boston, MA, 1992-1996.
  • •Lennox Hill Hospital, Preliminary year in Medicine, New York, NY, 1996-1997.
  • •New York Medical College, Ophthalmology Residency, Valhalla, NY, 1997-2000, Chief Resident 1999-2000.
  • • Professional memberships include the American Optometric Association, American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery, New York State Society of Ophthalmology, Medical State Society of NY and Westchester Academy of Medicine-Ophthalmology Section, Yorktown Chamber of Commerce.
  • • Publications:
  • - ARVO poster presentation on Effect of Cyclodiathermy in Rabbits, Joel S. Schulman 1996, article published in the Journal of Imaging and Lasers
  • - ARVO poster presentation on Effect of Antihistamines on Dry eyes, Gerry Zaidman 1999
  • - NY Ophthalmologist Resident presentation on Ocular Myasthenia Gravis, Scott Forman 2000

  • Dr. Lan Pham is an experienced board certified comprehensive ophthalmologist well versed in the surgical and medical management of ocular diseases. Dr. Pham has taken care of adults and children in the Westchester and Putnam areas for over 15 years. She specializes in small incision topical anesthesia cataract surgery and intraocular lens implants that correct for astigmatism and correct for a range of vision. Dr. Pham is known for her compassionate and thorough approach in the care of her patients. Some of the conditions she manages includes dry eyes, glaucoma, lazy eyes, macular degeneration, cataract, lid lesions, and pre and post-op care of refractive surgical patients (LASIK and PRK). In her spare time she enjoys spending time with her family, painting, cooking and biking.
Dr Jay Lippman, MD, FACS, ABES eye surgery
Dr. Jay Lippman, M.D., F.A.C.S., A.B.E.S.
  • •Named one of the "Westchester Magazine's Best Doctors of 2005"
  • •Named one of the "New York Magazine's Best Doctors of 2004"
  • •Certified in cataract surgery by the American Board of Eye Surgery
  • •Uses State-of-the-Art Equipment to perform No-Stitch, No-Needle lens implants
Dr Ann Ostrovsk general opthalmology, refractive cataract and laser surgery and corneal diseases
Dr. Ann Ostrovsky, M.D.
  • •M.D. - Albany Medical College
  • •M.S., Biochemistry, Molecular Biology and Biotechnology - Georgetown University
  • •B.A. - New York University
  • •Cornea, External Disease, and Refractive Surgery Fellowship- The New York Eye & Ear Infirmary
  • •Ophthalmology Residency- Mount Sinai School of Medicine
  • •Glaucoma Research Fellowship- Mount Sinai School of Medicine
  • •Internship in Internal Medicine- Mount Sinai School of Medicine
  • •New York Eye & Ear Infirmary, Fellowship in Corneal and Refractive Surgery
  • •Member of the American Board of Ophthalmology
  • •American Academy of Ophthalmology
  • •Member of Cornea Society
  • •American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgeons
  • •American Medical Association
  • •Alpha Omega Alpha National Honors Society
  • •Charles Eckert Award for Exceptional Achievement in Surgery
  • •Dr. Ostrovsky practices general ophthalmology, refractive cataract and laser surgery, and is a specialist in corneal diseases. Dr. Ostrovsky has performed thousands of refractive procedures including bladeless Custom LASIK and PRK. She also specializes in small incision cataract surgery with implants including multifocal (Acrysof Restor), accommodating (Crystalens), and Toric intraocular lenses. She performs numerous corrective surgeries for corneal disease, including laser-guided INTACS, corneal transplants and corneal collagen crosslinking.
  • •Dr. Ostrovsky is also an associate of Drs. Mark Speaker and Jodi Abramson also known as Laser & Corneal Surgery Associates.
Dr Kayvan Keyhani cosmetic eye surgery, ptosis repair, ectropion repair, tear duct surgery
Dr. Kayvan Keyhani, M.D., MPH.
  • •Resident's Teaching Award:  New York Eye and Ear Infirmary.
  • •Dr. Michael Ashenhusrt-Preceptor, Ophthalmic Plastic and Cosmetic Surgery Fellowship.
  • •University of Vermont, Dr. David Weinberg--Preceptor, Ophthalmic Plastic and Cosmetic Surgery Fellowship
  • •Dr. Keyhani does his best to restore and enhance his patients' appearance while preserving a natural look.
  • •Most common surgeries are:
    • Cosmetic Laser Eyelid Surgery (Lid droop, Baggy lids) with before & after photos;
    • •Ptosis Repair;
    • •Ectropion Repair;
    • •Tear Duct Surgery;
Dr Mark Grossman behavioral/developmental optometrist
Dr. Marc Grossman O.D. L.Ac.
  • •Has been practicing as a behavioral/developmental optometrist for 30 years and holds degrees in optometry, biology and acupuncture.
  • •Has unique training in acupuncture for eye care and holistic eye care.
  • •Extensive training in amblyopia or impaired or dim vision without obvious defect or change in the eye.
  • •Has also done training in nutrition, yoga and learning disabilities.
  • •He is the co-author of 5 books on Natural Approaches to Eye Care including the international best seller Magic Eye: Beyond 3D- Improve Your Vision
  • •Send Dr. Grossman an email at marcgrossman@somerseye.com