Sheldon G. Greenspan, O.D., Board Certified, ABO
Dr. Greenspan has achieved impressive qualifications in the field of primary eye care. He attended Hofstra University as an undergraduate and received his Doctor of Optometry degree from Southern College of Optometry in Memphis, Tennessee. He continued his education at Pennsylvania College of Optometry and the State University of New York for postgraduate training in the treatment and management of eye disease. He is board certified by the American Board of Optometry.
Dr. Greenspan is a past President of the Tri County Optometric Society. He is a member of the New Jersey Society of Optometric Physicians, as well as the American Optometric Association. He was selected to serve as a Clinical Skills Examiner for the Northeast Regional Clinical Optometric Assessment Testing Service and also serves as a Consultant to Omni Eye Services in the area of Post Cataract Care. He is affiliated with TLC and Clarity in the comanagement of Lasik surgery. Dr. Greenspan currently serves on the New Jersey State Board of Optometry.
Dr. Greeenspan is married to his wonderful wife, Margie and together they have two children, Dave and Brian.
joanna M. Lizzi, O.D.
Dr. Joanna Lizzi joined our team in December, 2010. Dr. Lizzi, a Wyckoff, New Jersey native, graduated from Villanova University with a Bachelor of Science. She chose to attend Pennsylvania College of Optometry (PCO) a school well known for its unique primary care philosophy and excellence in modern optometry.
While attending PCO, Dr. Lizzi was a member of the Lions Club and the American Optometric Student Association. She also spent time as a vision screening volunteer for the Special Olympics. Joanna Lizzi, O.D. completed several externships including a contact lens rotation at Liva Eye Center, N.J., a disease rotation at OMNI Eye Services, N.J., a primary care rotation at the Eye Institute at PCO, Pa., and a medical optometry rotation at the Ralph H. Johnson VA in Charleston, S.C.. She has recieved various honors for clinical excellence.
Dr. Lizzi graduated from PCO with a Bachelor of Science in Visual Science and a Doctorate of Optometry. She is currently a member of the American Optometric Association and the New Jersey Society of Optometric Physicians. Dr. Lizzi's interests include the NY Giants, yoga, and spending time with her husband Lawrence and their golden retriever Winnie.
Maren R. Smithgall-Brown, O.D.
Dr. Maren Smithgall-Brown is originally from Pennsylvania where she graduated summa cum laude from Lehigh University with a Bachelor of Science in Behavioral Neuroscience. Afterwards she completed her Doctor of Optometry degree from the State University of New York (SUNY) College of Optometry. While attending SUNY, she enjoyed volunteering her time with the Student Volunteer Optometric Services to Humanity (SVOSH) program and at EZRA Medical Center performing vision therapy training. She also received several merit based awards for her strength in clinical skills.
During Dr. Smithgall’s optometric training, she completed ocular disease clinical externships at Woodhull Medical Center Hospital in Brooklyn as well as at Omni Eye Services in Parsippany. She also completed two rotations at the University Eye Center, serving the diverse population of Manhattan and focusing on primary care, vision therapy, pediatrics, and low vision services.
Before joining our team, Dr. Smithgall practiced optometry in both private practice and clinical settings throughout the state. Dr. Smithgall continues to be an active member in her field by staying involved with her local professional associations, including the Tri-County Optometric Society, New Jersey Society of Optometric Physicians, and the American Optometric Association. She is married with two young sons. When she isn’t trying to keep up with her boys, she enjoys reading and spending time outdoors.