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Location:
Old Bridge, NJ
Posted:
April 29, 2020

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AVANI SIDDHAPURA

** ******** **, *** ******, NJ, 08857 adc0ok@r.postjobfree.com 201-***-****

Objectives & Skills

Objective:

Seeking to deliver exceptional patient care at a site where I can utilize my optometric knowledge and concurrently be challenged to grow and further develop my skills.

Skills:

Hardworking, motivated, trustworthy

Excellent oral and written communication skills

Trilingual: English, Hindi and Gujarati

Fast learner and can easily adapt to new environment and situations

Comfortable working with diverse groups of people

Experienced with CompuLink, EPIC EHR and NEXTGEN

Education

New England College of Optometry Doctor of Optometry Boston, MA

Expected graduation: May 2020

Rutgers University Bachelor of Science Jan 2013- Jan 2016, NJ

Specializing in Public Health

Member of Envision

4th Year Clinical Externships

Dimock health center February 2020-May 2020

Will be providing pediatric eye care with diagnosing and managing pediatric eye disorders under the guidance of pediatric optometrist

Will be co-managing glaucoma along with glaucoma specialist

Will be fitting specialty contact lenses under the guidance of contact lens specialist

Omni Eye Services Nov 2019- February 2020

Provide preoperative and postoperative care for cataract and glaucoma surgeries

Co-managing retinal disorders under the guidance of Dr. Wisotsky

Co-managing oculoplastic disorders under the guidance of Dr. Milite and Dr. Dunbar

Managing and treating pediatric eye disorders

Co-managing vision problems related to the nervous system along neuropathologist

Observed retinal, ocular plastic, glaucoma and cataract surgeries

Cornea and Laser Eye Institute Aug 2019 – Nov 2019

Fit specialty contact lens in a population with higher prevalence of keratoconus, keratoglobus and pellucid marginal degeneration

Provided preoperative and postoperative care for refractive surgeries as well as corneal collagen cross-linking under the guidance of Dr. Greenstein

oData collection of trans-epi cross linking study

Managed infection and inflammation of anterior segment under the guidance of Dr. Chu (ocular immunology and corneal transplant specialist)

Received honors for clinical evaluation

Newington VA Medical Center May 2019- Aug 2019

Provided excellent clinical and optical services to veterans

Gained experience in elderly population with higher prevalence of diabetic retinopathy, glaucoma and AMD

oPerformed comprehensive eye exams, reviewed patient’s history, selected and administered specialized tests and measurements.

3rd Year Clinical Externships

NECO Center for Eyecare- Roslindale Jun 2018- Dec 2018

Provided remarkable patient care and

Gained experience in adult and pediatric primary care

Performed successful contact lens fits, insertion & removals and follow-ups

South Boston Community Health Center Jan 2019-May 2019

Performed comprehensive eye exams in a patient population with higher prevalence of AMD and glaucoma

Became proficient at using interpreters when patients did not speak English

2nd Year Clinical Externships

Dimock Community health center Sept 2017-Dec 2017

Gained experience in adult, pediatric primary care and ocular disease examination

Developed clinical efficiency and proficiency

Somerville eye associates Jan 2018- May 2018

Gained experience in elderly patient population in a private practice setting.

Received honors for clinical evaluation

Work Experience

Dr Savoy, Siegel and Desai Technician June 2014-March 2016

Performed entrance testing to incoming patients

Performed diagnostic tests such as visual fields and OCT

Communicated with patients regularly and assisted with inquiries

Envision Volunteer Jan 2014-Jan 2016

Provided vision screenings and collaborated with vision USA to offer free eye exams to underprivileged populations

Fundraising events for Project Prakash that provided free surgeries in India

Assisted elderly patients with obtaining low vision devices and teaching them how to utilize them



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