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Dr. Scott LaBorwit, President and Founder of Select Eye Care, is a board certified ophthalmologist who specializes in cataract and refractive surgery. Dr. LaBorwit is a graduate of the University of Maryland School of Medicine. After completing his ophthalmology residency at the Krieger Eye Institute of Sinai Hospital, Dr. LaBorwit completed a fellowship in glaucoma at the Wilmer Eye Institute of the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine.
Dr. Samantha Williamson is a board certified and fellowship-trained corneal, cataract and anterior segment surgeon. She has extensive experience in cataract surgery, including complex cataracts, secondary lens implantation, and advanced lens technology such as toric and multifocal lenses. Dr. Williamson clinically and surgically manages a wide range of corneal disease, including Fuchs dystrophy (corneal swelling), corneal infections and scars, Keratoconus, pterygia (growths on the surface of the eye) and ocular surface tumors, and specializes in corneal transplantation (including PKP, DALK, DSAEK and DMEK) as well as corneal cross-linking. She has a particular interest in bringing relief to dry eye patients via numerous treatment modalities. Her peers selected her as a “Top Doctor” in Baltimore Magazine.
Dr. Shaivi Patel is a cataract and refractive surgeon at Select Eye Care. She received her MD from Drexel University College of Medicine in Philadelphia, PA, and completed her residency at Emory University School of Medicine in Atlanta, GA. She begins seeing patients at our Elkridge location in September 2023.
Dr. Roma Desai joins the Select Eye Care team after graduating from University of Maryland and Pennsylvania College of Optometry. She also completed her residency in hospital-based optometry at the Department of Veterans Affairs Medical Center in Baltimore.
Dr. Soraiya Thura, MD, is a board-eligible and fellowship-trained associate at Select Eye Care who specializes in cataract surgery and comprehensive ophthalmology. Dr. Thura is medically trained to diagnose, monitor and medically or surgically treat ocular and visual disorders, and has specialized experience with ocular oncology. She sees patients at our Elkridge, MD, location.
Dr. Trey Haugen arrived at Baltimore Eye Physicians as a Consultative Optometrist after completing a hospital-based residency at the Baltimore VA Medical Center. Dr. Haugen completed his optometry degree at the Illinois College of Optometry in Chicago, IL.
Dr. Erwin Puente is board certified by the American Board of Ophthalmology and his areas of expertise are macular degeneration, macular holes and puckers, retinal vascular disorders including diabetic retinopathy and vascular occlusions, and retinal detachments.
Dr. Sarah Ullah, MD, is a glaucoma specialist. She obtained her medical degree from University of Maryland School of Medicine and completed her ophthalmology residency at Penn State Hershey Eye Center. She also completed a surgical glaucoma fellowship at the UPMC Eye and Ear Institute in Pittsburgh, PA.
Dr. Rachel Cho, OD, joins Select Eye Care after completing her Doctorate of Optometry from the State University of New York College of Optometry, and graduating with distinction of Beta Sigma Kappa academic honors. Dr. Cho is excited to be part of the team and provide exceptional eye care and serve the needs of her patients.