Meet Our Doctors

Dr. Gregory Scimeca

Dr. Scimeca is the Chief of Ophthalmology at Rancocas Hospital and has performed thousands of refractive procedures since the early 1990’s. He has performed tens of thousands of cataract procedures. He has dedicated his practice to laser refractive surgery and cataract surgery. His current practice is located in Willingboro and Moorestown, New Jersey.

After completing his undergraduate study in chemistry at Columbia University in New York City, Dr. Scimeca received his medical degree from Thomas Jefferson Medical College in Philadelphia. He subsequently completed a pre-residency fellowship in Neuro-ophthalmology at Pennsylvania Hospital. Dr. Scimeca then completed his ophthalmology residency at Temple Hospital in Philadelphia, PA. He is a board certified Diplomate of the American Board of Ophthalmology.

Dr. Scimeca received extensive training in PRK and LASIK and completed the US Surgeons Course in Denver, Colorado. He has distinguished himself both academically and in clinical affiliations. He serves as a Clinical Assistant Professor in the Department of Ophthalmology at the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine.

Dr. Scimeca’s numerous original ophthalmology research papers have been published in major journals. He is also a contributing author to a widely used textbook in ophthalmology.
Dr. Scimeca was voted Top Doc SJ Magazine 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011 and Philadelphia Inquirer 2007!

Dr Naids

Richard E. Naids, M.D., is Board certified in Ophthalmology and is a fellow of the American Academy of Ophthalmology. His areas of expertise include cataract and lens implant surgery as well as comprehensive ophthalmology.

Dr. Naids was raised in Bucks County, Pennsylvania and attended La Salle University where he graduated with honors. He completed his medical education at Temple University School of Medicine in Philadelphia. His medical internship was performed at Abington Memorial Hospital in Pennsylvania. His residency in Ophthalmology was at Temple University Hospital where he was Chief Resident in his last year.

Dr. Naids has offered several research articles and holds a United States Patton for the first tapeless post-operative eye shield.

He has been in practice in the Philadelphia are for the past 25 years and is currently on staff at the Wills Eye Hospital.

Dr Thomas

Dr Thomas is ahigh respected and experienced Board Certified Glaucoma physician and surgeon, Dr. Thomas was educated at Princeton University, completed her medical school training at the Jefferson Medical College where she was elected to Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Medical Society. After serving an Internship at Crozer-Chester Medical Center, and a residency at Wills Eye Hospital, Dr. Thomas completed her Glaucoma Fellowship at the prestigious New York Eye and Ear Infirmary.

Dr. Thomas is the author of numerous articles and papers. She is a frequently invited speaker during the Wills Eye Institute’s Annual Glaucoma Update Meeting as well an invited speaker at numerous National Glaucoma Education Programs.

Dr. Thomas provides the highest level of glaucoma care including Diagnostic Imaging Studies, Visual Field Testing, Comprehensive Medical Management of Glaucoma and Innovative Surgical Procedures for the treatment of Glaucoma.