Institute for Surgical Excellence
Department Lead
Michael D Pasquale
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Position Overview

Our clinicians have a depth and breadth of surgical knowledge that are unmatched in the area, with expertise in less invasive techniques and innovative practices. At the Institute for Surgical Excellence, you’ll be a part of a team that is setting the bar for surgical excellence.

  • Perform comprehensive eye exams
  • Monitor ocular disease
  • Perform post-operative visits for cataract and refractive surgery
  • Dry eye evaluations and treatment including LipiFlow
  • Hospital rounding for daytime hospital and trauma consults

Join a team of unmatched surgical expertise. Many of our clinicians have trained at the nation’s best academic institutions and published promising research in prestigious medical journals. Practice with a team performing more than 85,000 surgeries every year – 25 percent more than other centers in the region. 

In an Optometrist career with LVHN, you’ll experience:

  • Work with a team of Ophthalmologists, Oculoplastic, Optometrists, Opticians, and Certified Ophthalmic Assistants
  • Expert clinicians who collaborate seamlessly with each other and with other highly trained professionals, each possessing unique areas of expertise
  • The forefront of leading-edge technologies, delivering high-quality care to patients
  • Our adaptable environment that stays current with the latest advancements in medical technology

Benefits & Perks

As a nationally certified Great Place to Work™, we acknowledge the dedication of our colleagues and offer a generous Total Rewards package that makes LVHN an even better place to work and grow your career.  Explore our benefits.

  • Starting Bonus
  • Malpractice Insurance with Tail Coverage
  • CME Time and Allowance
  • Relocation (if applicable)


  • A network champion Optometry and a passion for the clinical work
  • Must be NBEO Board Eligible or Board Certified
  • ABO (American Board of Optometry) Board Eligible or Board Certified
  • A current PA Medical License or ability to obtain one is required

About LVHN

LVHN hospitals in the Lehigh Valley are the only hospitals in the region to have received Magnet® recognition five consecutive times since 2002. This prestigious recognition from the American Nurses Credentialing Center demonstrates our commitment to nursing excellence and quality patient outcomes. LVHN is home to five clinical institutes. Each serve as a hub for innovation, collaboration and education. Our institutes include Lehigh Valley Topper Cancer Institute, Lehigh Valley Heart and Vascular Institute, Lehigh Valley Institute for Surgical Excellence, Lehigh Valley Fleming Neuroscience Institute and Lehigh Valley Orthopedic Institute. LVHN is also home to Lehigh Valley Reilly Children's Hospital, which is the only children's hospital in the region. This hospital gives our community access to more than 30 pediatric specialties, Children's ExpressCARE locations and a dedicated Children's ER.

We've been consistently recognized by U.S. News & World Report as the top hospital in the region and among the best in the state. We're also Great Place to Work-Certified™, which means an overwhelming majority of our colleagues have a positive experience at LVHN.

These designations tell you that LVHN is a great place to work from hire to retire. If you are someone who aligns with LVHN's core values - Compassion, Integrity, Collaboration and Excellence – you will have a rewarding and successful career here.

Vaccination Requirements

Individuals are required to adhere to all LVHN vaccination policies in effect at the time of hire. Employees will be subject to pre-employment drug and alcohol testing. Please note that safety sensitive positions cannot test positive for marijuana or its metabolites, medical or otherwise.

Equal Opportunity Employer

Lehigh Valley Health Network is an equal opportunity employer. In accordance with, and where applicable, in addition to federal, state and local employment regulations, Lehigh Valley Health Network will provide employment opportunities to all persons without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or other such protected classes as may be defined by law. All personnel actions and programs will adhere to this policy. Personnel actions and programs include, but are not limited to recruitment, selection, hiring, transfers, promotions, terminations, compensation, benefits, educational programs and/or social activities.

Discover more about our mission and values on our about page.

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