CEI’s clinical offices at 5950 Innovation Drive more than double the space for the institute and pushing it to recruit additional opthamologists and sub-specialists to provide care to the community.
Opening the surgical center Monday means being able to provide “the full gamut of opthamology surgical services to patients in the region,” Miller said.
CEI physicians who will perform surgeries in the new Middletown location include Dr. Robert Goulet (glaucoma and cataract specialist); Dr. Ginger Henson (ophthalmic plastic reconstructive specialist); Dr. Daniel Miller (retina specialist); Dr. Michael Nordlund (cornea specialist); and Dr. Gary Varley (cornea and refractive surgical specialist).
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Todd Albertz, vice president of Surgical Services at CEI, said the new surgery center was “an ideal opportunity” for CEI to expand its services to allow Middletown-area patients to have eye surgery closer to their homes.
“Investing in additional operating rooms means a shorter wait for patients to have their surgeries, and more convenient access for their families,” Albertz said.