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Dominic D’Orazio, O.D.


Dominic D’Orazio O.D.

About me:

Areas of Expertise:

  • Contact Lens
  • Comprehensive Optometry

Locations

Sunnyside
12050 SE Stevens Rd, Suite 100
Happy Valley, OR 97086

Phone: (503) 

Dr. D’Orazio was born and raised in Gallup, NM. He attained his B.Sc. in Biology from the University of New Mexico in Albuquerque, NM. He then graduated from the IAUPR School of Optometry in 2017. After one year post graduation working with National Vision, he returned to academics to complete an ocular disease residency with the University of Houston at Cedar Springs Eye Clinic in Dallas, TX. His main interests include primary care optometry and ocular disease. Outside of optometry, he has an interest in language and is fluent in Italian as well as Spanish, and he is currently studying Armenian and Farsi in his spare time with the help of his wife.

 

 

 

Education:

2018-2019

Residency in Optometry
Cedar Springs Eye Clinic
Residency Director: Marcus Gonzales
 

2013-2017

Doctorate of Optometry
IAUPR School of Optometry, Bayamón Pueblo, Puerto Rico
 

2008-2013

Bachelor of Biology, minor in Chemistry and Italian
University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, NM
 

HONORS AND AWARDS

2017 Dean’s Leadership Award, IAUPR School of Optometry and Dean Dr. Andres Pagan, Bayamón Pueblo, Puerto Rico
2017 Best Senior Thesis Award, IAUPR School of Optometry, Bayamón Pueblo, Puerto Rico
2017 Student Leadership Award, IAUPR School of Optometry, Bayamón Pueblo, Puerto Rico

LEADERSHIP EXPERIENCE

2015-2016 Student Council President, IAUPR School of Optometry
Represented the IAUPR Optometry student body to faculty and administration, overseeing and organizing the annual school convention.
2015-2016 IAUPR Private Practice Club VP, IAUPR School of Optometry
Organized events and brought speakers to the school to provide further exposure to the private practice aspect of Optometry.
2014-2015 IAUPR Private Practice Club Secretary, IAUPR School of Optometry

OPTOMETRY EXPERIENCE

2018-2019 Focusing on Eyecare/Lenscrafters
Optometrist, Hurst, TX
Select Saturdays and Sundays
  • Examined the vision of patients and diagnosed to accurately give appropriate glasses and contact lenses to improve their vision.
  • Diagnosis and management of anterior ocular disease and glaucoma
  • Utilized critical thinking and the full breadth of my Optometric education to adapt to patient needs.
  • Educated patients on their ocular health status in English and Spanish.
2018-2019 University of Houston, Ocular Disease Resident
Clinical Attending, Cedar Springs Eye Clinic
  • Attending role in an indigent clinic for ocular disease for 10-12 students per semester.
  • Provided 1.5 hour lecture centered around case studies from the clinic
  • Collaboratively administered full scope disease care to an indigent clinic.
  • Coordinated grading and labs with a team of 4 teaching assistants
2017-2018 Texas Vision Associates P.A./America's Best
Optometrist, Cedar Hill, TX
  • Examined the vision of patients and diagnosed to accurately give appropriate glasses and contact lenses to improve their vision.
  • Utilized critical thinking and the full breadth of my Optometric education to adapt to patient needs.
  • Educated patients on their ocular health status in English and Spanish.
  • Diagnosis and referral of complicated anterior and posterior segment ocular disease
2016-2017 IAUPR Optometry Satellite Clinics
Optometric Intern, Puerto Rico
  • Corrected vision defects in patients by prescribing prescription glasses and contact lenses
  • Gained experience in optometric sub-specialty clinics of vision therapy, ocular disease, contact lens and low vision
  • Educated patients on their ocular health status in fluent English and fluent Spanish
  • Development of ocular assessment, plan, and management
2016 IAUPR Optometry Satellite Clinics
Optometric Intern, Iselin, NJ
  • Exposure to multiple specialty clinics underneath doctors of optometry and medical doctors alike
  • Utilized strong critical thinking skills to respond promptly and efficiently to the needs of patients and doctors
  • Gained experience working in the sub-specialty clinics of pediatric ophthalmology, retinal specialty, oculoplastics, ocular disease, and glaucoma specialty
  • Performed comprehensive case history and data collection in complicated disease patients
  • Diagnosis and referral of posterior segment disease
2016 Ophthalmic Consultants of Connecticut
Optometric Intern, Fairfield, CT
  • Ensured high levels of patient care in a private practice optometry and disease referral clinic under both Optometrists and Ophthalmologists.
  • Exposed to rare and complicated ocular conditions and surgery
  • Informed patients of their conditions while developing a course of management with the overseeing OD
  • Translation for patient education
  • Gave necessary information to help improve patient’s visual standards

Publications

Posters Dominic D’Orazio O.D. 8 Year Progressive Changes of Melanocytoma: Benign or Malignant?, American Academy of Optometry: 2018
Journal Publications Dominic D'Orazio, OD; Andrew Kemp, OD, FAAO, Zanna Krouch, OD, FAAO, et al. Case Study: “Glaucomacyclitic Crisis” TOA E-news, June 2019.

PRESENTATIONS AND INVITED LECTURES

2019 “Resident Grand Rounds From Community Clinics,” with Dr. Noor Abushagur CE in the Southwest
2019 “8 Year Progressive Changes of Melanocytoma: Benign or Malignant?”, Texas Optometric Association Convention

PROFESSIONAL TRAINING

Completion of NBEO Certification Part I, Part II, Part III, TMOD, and ISE B.S. in Biology
Residency in Ocular Disease, Resident, Cedar Springs Eye Clinic

 

Practice Locations:

Sunnyside Office
12050 SE Stevens Rd, Suite 100
Happy Valley, OR 97086
Phone : (503) 783-3300

Preparing for your Visit:

Prior to Your Appointment: Please complete and print the Patient history, HIPPA and payment policy forms even if you are an established patient. Once you have completed the forms, please bring them with you on the day of your appointment. Due to privacy issues, please do not attempt to send these forms to our office via e-mail.

Please check with your insurance company(s) to verify your “vision care” coverage for routine eye examinations by calling the customer service phone number listed on your insurance card. You may also call this same number to verify “medical” benefits for medically necessary visits and procedures.

The Day of Your Appointment:
Bring your current medical insurance card(s) with you.

  • The co-pay amount listed on your insurance card will be collected at the time of your visit.
  • For charges not covered by your individual insurance plan, payment is due at the time of service. Prompt pay discounts are available on certain services. Please ask at the front desk.

As part of your examination with us today, your pupils may be dilated. With dilation, most people experience light sensitivity and difficulty with near vision (such as reading). Some individuals also have difficulty seeing in the distance. The effects of the dilation can last several hours.

Patient Forms:

Patient History

HIPAA

Payment Policy

Request an Appointment:

Call:

Sunnyside: 503-783-3300  
 

Patient Accounts:

If you have questions about your account or insurance, please call our patient accounts representatives at: 503-344-5115.

Administration:
503-557-2020

 

 

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