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OUR PHYSICIANS

OUR FOUNDER

Andover Eye Founder
Mark B. Abelson, MD, CM, FRCSC, FARVO
Cataract & Corneal Disease
Dr. Mark Abelson was born in Montreal, Canada and attended McGill University, earning his bachelor’s degree with honors. He earned his MD, CM from McGill University Medical School and after Residency at Royal Victoria Hospital, was awarded his Fellowship in the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons. Dr. Abelson did a two year clinical and research Fellowship at the Schepens Eye Research Institute and Mass Eye and Ear Infirmary at the Harvard Medical School. In 1978, Dr. Abelson founded Andover Eye Associates, one of the first multi-specialty eye care private practices in the country.

OUR PRACTICING PHYSICIANS

Peter L. Lou, M.D.
Retinal Disease, Laser Surgery, Diabetic Eye Disease
Dr. Lou has been in private practice, specializing in vitreo-retinal diseases and surgery for over 25 years. He is senior surgeon at Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary. A diplomatic of the American Board of Ophthalmology, his post-doctoral training was done at the University of Toronto, with clinical and research fellowships in Ottawa and at the Retina Associates in Boston.
Mark A. Latina, M.D.
Glaucoma & Laser Surgery
Mark A. Latina, M.D. is an Associate Clinical Professor at the New England Medical Center, Tufts University School of Medicine. He is a member of the Staff at the New England Medical Center and holds appointments at the Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary and the Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts.
Douglas Evans, M.D.
Cataracts
Dr. Evans is an Eye Physician and Surgeon certified by the American Board of Ophthalmology with expertise in anterior segment surgery including cataract, glaucoma, and laser vision correction techniques. He is a graduate of Columbia University and Dartmouth Medical School and completed his residency training in ophthalmology at the State University of New York, Health Science Center.
Gail L. Torkildsen, M.D.
General Ophthalmology
Dr. Gail L. Torkildsen is one of the leading Dry Eye Principal Investigators in the world, having served as P.I. on over 20 client-sponsored Dry Eye studies since 2002.

During that time, she has also authored or co-authored numerous articles and abstracts on the subject of Dry Eye Syndrome. Dr. Torkildsen has also co-authored two chapters of Albert & Jakobiec's Principles & Practices of Ophthalmology, 3rd Edition.
Jack V. Greiner, D.O., Ph.D.
Corneal Disease & Dry Eye, Laser Vision Correction
A scientist, physician and surgeon, optometrist and ophthalmologist, Dr. Greiner holds three doctoral degrees. He has authored over 130 publications in the scientific and medical literature and holds 6 U.S. patents and corresponding foreign patents as a co-inventor in the areas of dry eye treatment and treatment of the integument. With extensive training as both a basic and clinical scientist, many of these publications integrate both basic sciences and clinical medicine.
Clifford M. Michaelson, M.D.
General & Neuro-Ophthalmology
Dr. Clifford Michaelson is a Magna Cum Laude graduate of Princeton University. He received his medical degree from New York University School of Medicine and completed an internship in Internal Medicine at University Hospital - S.U.N.Y. - at Stony Brook, N.Y. Dr. Michaelson also completed an Ophthalmology Residency ant New York University Medical Center, and a Fellowship in Neuro-Ophthalmology at Columbia-Presbyterian Medical Center.
Joseph B. Ciolino, M.D.
Cataracts
After graduating from Boston College, Dr. Joseph Ciolino obtained his medical degree from Georgetown University School of Medicine. He then completed his Internal Medicine internship at Brown University and his ophthalmology residency at Albany Medical College, where he served as Chief Resident in his final year. He returned to Boston for a 2-year fellowship in the Cornea, Refractive Surgery and External Disease Service, where he received the nationally recognized, Claes Dohlman Fellowship Award. Following his fellowship, Dr. Ciolino joined Harvard Medical School's full time faculty at MEEI.
Daniel J. Townsend, M.D.
Ophthalmic Plastics
Dr. Daniel Townsend is certified by both the American Society of Ophthalmic Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery and the American Board of Ophthalmology. After receiving his medical degree from Mayo Medical School in Rochester, Minnesota, Dr. Townsend completed an internship in Medicine at the New England Deaconess Hospital, a residency in Ophthalmology as Massachusetts Eye & Ear Infirmary, and a fellowship in Oculoplastic/Orbital Diseases and Surgery at Massachusetts Eye & Ear Infirmary. Dr. Townsend is on the teaching faculty at Harvard Medical School and Tufts Medical School, and is the former Co-Director of the Ocuplastics Service in Massachusetts Eye & Ear Infirmary.
Terry L. N. Chin, O.D.
Contact Lenses
Dr. Terry L. N. Chin is a board certified Optometrist with comprehensive training in the diagnosis and medical management of ocular disease. He also specializes in the fitting and prescribing of both hard and soft contact lenses. A graduate of Boston University, Dr. Chin received his optometric training at the New England College of Optometry. Dr. Terry Chin has been working at Andover Eye for over 20 years.
Jason R. Chin, O.D., F.A.A.O.
Contact Lenses
Dr. Chin is a graduate of McGill University and he received his Optometry Degree from the New England College of Optometry in 2004, where he graduated with clinical honors and was the local and national recipient of the Alcon Award for Clinical Excellence.
Over the past 30 years, many Andover Eye patients have chosen to participate in clinical research trials conducted at Andover Eye.

If you would like to learn more about any of our upcoming research trials, please call us at 978-475-0705.
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