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A Patient Focused Team

OMNI Eye Specialists’ physicians are among the most experienced and well-trained in the country. Every member of the OMNI team stays up-to-date with continual, specialized training to ensure maximum preservation of your vision.

Our physicians adhere to the OMNI philosophy of patient-focused medical care, emphasizing the importance of a trusting and long-lasting physician-patient relationship. OMNI physicians and staff are committed to providing you with superior medical eye care that is focused on excellence in service, quality and outcomes, which is why OMNI continues to be one of the Baltimore region’s leading medical eye care practices.

Ivan H. Garcia, MD, Founding Member

Garcia-sq“I am most gratified by the ability to fulfill God’s desire in my life to help others see. I am happiest when those who can hardly see come out of surgery giving thanks to God for their new vision. I always try to be friendly, compassionate and caring toward my patients. My hope is to give them the best vision possible to meet their daily needs. I believe my best quality as a practitioner is my faith and belief that I am doing God’s will.”

Dr. Ivan Garcia is OMNI Eye Specialists’ founding member. His extensive training in intricate microsurgical techniques and experience in performing delicate eye surgery including cataract and corneal transplants and laser vision correction, has made him one of the Baltimore region’s most trusted eye specialists. Dr. Garcia is equally as passionate about giving back to the community and has committed a great deal of time and skills to delivering low or no-cost specialized medical eye care to people in need throughout the region.

Specialties

  • Cataract
  • Cornea Transplant Specialist
  • Refractive and Laser Vision Correction

Fellowship

  • Cornea and Anterior Segment Surgery of the Eye, The Wilmer Institute/Johns Hopkins University Hospital, Baltimore, MD

Residency

  • Ophthalmology, Hahnemann University Hospital, Philadelphia, PA

Memberships

  • American Academy of Ophthalmology
  • American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery
  • Catholic Medical Association

Appointments

  • Instructor in Ophthalmology, Medical Faculty of Johns Hopkins University

Awards

  • Archbishop’s Award, Catholic Charities of the Archdiocese of Baltimore (for his commitment and volunteer efforts for the patients at Esperanza Center)
  • Hands Across America Distinguished Physician Award
  • Eugene McCrary Award
  • Governor’s Distinguished Citizen Award for Community Service; Baltimore magazine “Top Doc” Award

Community Involvement

  • Mission Cataract Surgery
  • Boy Scouts of America
  • Corpus Christi Foundation
  • Esperanza Center

Languages

  • English
  • Spanish

Sumana Kommana, MD

Dr. Sumana Kommana, MD, is a board certified and fellowship-trained ophthalmologist who specializes in cataract surgery and offers the most advanced surgical techniques including laser assisted surgery and premium lens technology. She also specializes in ocular surface diseases, pterygiums, corneal cross linking, and laser vision correction. Dr. Kommana will begin seeing patients in August 2024.

Dr. Kommana received her undergraduate degree from Duke University in North Carolina, graduating with distinction in Neuroscience. She completed her medical degree at Rutgers New Jersey Medical School and ophthalmology residency at Temple University in Pennsylvania. Following her passion for advanced technology and surgery, Dr. Kommana completed a surgical fellowship at Weill Cornell in New York City focused on cornea, cataracts and refractive surgery.

She is a member of the American Academy of Ophthalmology, American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery and the Cornea Society. She has presented at various national meetings and has published in numerous peer- reviewed journals.

Prior to joining OMNI Eye Specialists, Dr. Kommana practiced in southern Colorado for several years. Outside of work, she is interested in hiking, international medical work, and spending time with her family and friends.

Specialties

Languages 

  • English
  • Telugu
  • Spanish 

Sophia Johnson, OD

Dr Sophia Johnson ODDr. Sophia Johnson is an optometrist at OMNI Eye Associates who graduated from The State College of New York: College of Optometry. She is trained in comprehensive eye care, ocular disease, contact lens fitting, as well as pre- and post-operative management. She sees patients at our Rosedale location on the first and third Tuesdays of each month.

Dr. Johnson does research on the effect of breaks on the symptoms of DES (Digital Eye Strain) and to determine the optimal length and frequency of these breaks. In developing the optimum timescale, this will lead to developing an evidence-based, clinical recommendation to improve the lifestyle and visual efficiency of millions of patients.

In her free time, Dr. Johnson enjoys working in organized optometry as an avid member of the National Optometric Association and immediate past president of the NOSA. She also enjoys mentoring young adults, traveling, watching Sci-Fi shows and spending time with friends and family.

Specialties

  • Comprehensive Eye Care
  • Ocular Surface Disease
  • Dry Eye Management
  • Contact Lens Fittings
  • Pre- and Post-Operative Management

Education

  • BS, Biology, Minor in Spanish, The College of New Jersey, Ewing Township, NJ, 2014
  • MS, Vision Science, SUNY: College of Optometry, New York, NY, 2023 
  • OD, Doctor of Optometry, SUNY: College of Optometry, New York, NY, 2023 

Publications

  • Johnson S, Rosenfield M. 20-20-20 Rule: Are These Numbers Justified? Optom Vis Sci. 2023 Jan 1;100(1):52-56. 
  • Sophia Johnson. Mark Rosenfield; Effect of scheduled breaks on Digital Eye Strain. Invest. Ophthalmol. Vis. Sci. 2022;63(7):4208 – A0136 

Languages

  • English
  • Spanish

Ok H. Park, MD, Ophthalmologist

Ok-Park“Having experienced multiple surgeries on my both eyes and restoration of vision from near blindness, I feel more grateful and privileged for the opportunities to provide services that can impact and improve the lives of my patients. Besides, my experiences rooted my practice principle deeper; to treat my patients as I want to be treated.”

Dr. Ok Park is a board certified ophthalmologist who joined the OMNI Eye Specialists team in 2017 after more than a decade in private practice in the Baltimore area. She believes that medicine is a balance of science and art and delivers compassionate care for each patient.

Specialties

Board-Certified

  • Ophthalmology, American Board of Ophthalmology

BS

  • Pharmacology, State University of New York at Buffalo

MD

  • Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences State University of New York at Buffalo

Research Fellowship

  • Post-doctoral Ophthalmology Glaucoma Research Fellowship at Northwestern Medical School

Residency

  • Graduate, Dept. of Ophthalmology, Robert Wood Johnson University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey

Memberships

  • American Academy of Ophthalmology

Awards

  • David E. Gutterman Award (Outstanding Achievement in Pharmaceutics)
  • Magna Cum Laude in Pharmaceutics
  • National Undergraduate Summer Research Scholarship Recipient
  • New York City Summer Health Research

Languages

  • English
  • Korean

Sanjeeb Bhandari, MD, Retina Specialist/Ophthalmologist

Dr-Sanjeeb-Bhandari-OMNI-hi-res"I thank God that I can address the vision concerns of my patients who seem more content when they leave the clinic."

Dr. Sanjeeb Bhandari, MD, is an ophthalmic surgeon at OMNI Eye Specialists who specializes in medical retina and uveitis. Dr. Bhandari performs intravitreal injections and anterior segment surgeries and has experience with ruptured globe repairs and lower lid entropion correction.

Dr. Bhandari has an accomplished educational and professional background. He received his medical degree from B.P. Koirala Institute of Health Sciences in Dharan, Nepal, and completed his residency in ophthalmology at Tilganga Institute of Ophthalmology in Kathmandu, Nepal. He completed further training in clinical ophthalmology at The University of Edinburgh in Scotland, the United Kingdom. He undertook clinical research training at the University of Sydney in Australia and was awarded a PhD for his research in evaluating treatment outcomes of retinal diseases in routine clinical practice. He specialized in medical retina and uveitis at the National Eye Institute/National Institutes of Health in Bethesda, Maryland.

Dr. Bhandari is a member of the American Academy of Ophthalmology (AAO), Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology (ARVO), EURETINA and the Nepalese Ophthalmic Society. He has contributed to numerous publications and has presented his works at the annual meetings of the AAO, ARVO, EURETINA and the Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Ophthalmologists.

Dr. Bhandari has current affiliations at the prestigious National Eye Institute of the National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, Maryland and the Save Sight Institute of the University of Sydney, Australia. He was a faculty at the internationally renowned Tilganga Institute of Ophthalmology, Nepal. He speaks English, Nepali and Hindi.

When he isn't working, Dr. Bhandari takes care of his sons, Sachu and Yash, with his wife, Cherina. He enjoys reading books close to real life.

Dr. Bhandari also sees patients at our partner practice, Baltimore Eye Physicians, located in Baltimore, MD.

Specialties

  • Medical Retina
  • Uveitis
  • Cataracts

Fellowship

  • Medical Retina and Uveitis Fellowship, National Eye Institute/National Institutes of Health in Bethesda, Maryland
  • Postgraduate Research Fellowship in Medical Retina, The University of Sydney, New South Wales, Australia

Residency

  • ChM, Clinical Ophthalmology, The University of Edinburgh in Scotland, United Kingdom
  • MD, Ophthalmology, Tilganga Institute of Ophthalmology in Kathmandu, Nepal

Medical School

  • MBBS, B.P. Koirala Institute of Health Sciences in Dharan, Nepal

Memberships

  • American Academy of Ophthalmology
  • Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology
  • EURETINA
  • Nepalese Ophthalmic Society

Awards

  • The Rallings Scholarship, The University of Sydney, Sydney, Australia
  • David E.Y. Pyott Scholarship, The University of Edinburgh, Edinburgh, United Kingdom
  • WEN Giving Foundation Scholarship, The Himalayan Cataract Project

Languages

  • English
  • Nepalese
  • Hindi

Karishma Habbu, MD, Ophthalmologist

KarishmaHabbu-small-Head-Shot-copyKarishma Habbu, M.D., is an ophthalmologist at OMNI Eye Specialists, who specializes in cataract surgery.

Dr. Habbu received her undergraduate degree from Columbia University in New York City and her MD from Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine in Cleveland, Ohio. She attended the University of North Carolina for ophthalmology residency where she was named Chief Resident and was awarded Resident of the Year, as well as the award for Clinical Excellence. She completed a fellowship in Ocular Immunology and Uveitis at the Johns Hopkins Wilmer Eye Institute and has been published in high impact journals such as Ophthalmology and the British Journal of Ophthalmology.

Dr. Habbu is a member of several professional organizations, including the American Academy of Ophthalmology, the American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery, the Maryland Society for Eye Physicians and Surgeons, and Women in Ophthalmology.

In her free time, she enjoys hiking, gardening, and spending time with her family and friends.

Dr. Habbu also sees patients at Advanced Eye Care & Aesthetics in Bel Air, MD (another practice managed by Vision Innovation Partners), where she specializes in the evaluation and management of uveitis, glaucoma and medical retina disorders.

Specialties

  • Cataract Surgery

Edward J. Wasloski, OD, Consultative Optometrist, Founding Member (Retired June 2023)

Edward-Wasloski-sqDr. Edward Wasloski is a founding member of OMNI Eye Specialists. After an astounding career in optometry, Dr. Wasloski recently retired from clinical and surgical practice in June 2023. Click here to read his farewell letter.


Dr. Wasloski's Previous Background

“I became interested in healthcare at an early age. I had worn glasses since third grade, so optometry seemed almost an obvious choice for my career. I enjoy serving my patients, educating them about their health and informing them on how to improve their overall general eye health. I hope to give my patients better and more comfortable vision and improve their functional vision.”

Dr. Edward Wasloski has been with Omni Eye Specialists for 30 years. During his tenure he has served as the residency supervisor for 20 years through the partnership with Salus University. He has spent countless hours giving back to the optometric community, helping train and prepare optometry students for their careers. Dr. Wasloski is well respected in the community for his dedicated service in the field. He cares deeply for the patients he serves and finds satisfaction in helping people improve their eye health.

Specialties

  • Optometry

Fellowship

  • American Academy of Optometry

Internship

  • Optometry, University of Miami School of Medicine, Bascom-Palmer Eye Institute

OD

  • Pennsylvania College of Optometry, Philadelphia, PA

BSc

  • Pennsylvania State University - Biology

Memberships

  • American Academy of Optometry
  • American Optometric Association
  • Maryland Optometric Association (Past President)
  • Greater Baltimore Optometric Association (Past President)

Awards

  • Optometrist of the Year
  • Maryland Optometric Association
  • The Mel Waxman Award

Jazzmon Nguedjo, OD, Consultative Optometrist

Jazzmon-Nguedjo"It's a great opportunity to be part of OMNI Eye Specialists and it is my pleasure to provide quality eye care to our patients."

Jazzmon Nguedjo, OD, is a Consultative Optometrist with OMNI Eye Specialists who has a special interest in cornea, anterior segment surgical co-management, glaucoma, retinal diseases and pediatric eye care.

Background

  • BS Biological Sciences, Dominican University of CA, 2007
  • MS Medical Science, Hampton University, 2012
  • Doctor of Optometry, Salus University, 2016
  • Certificate, Advanced Studies in Retina
  • Residency: Ocular Disease and Surgical Co-management, OMNI Eye Specialists, Baltimore, MD

Work

  • Internship: The Eye Institute, Philadelphia, PA
  • Third Year Externship: Ophthalmology Associates of Greater Annapolis, Arnold, MD
  • Ocular Disease and Hospital Externship: Bascom Palmer Eye Institute, Miami, FL
  • Contact Lens Externship: Envision Eye Care, Savannah, GA
  • Pediatric Optometry/Vision Therapy Externship: The Eye Institute, Philadelphia, PA

Special Interest

  • Cornea
  • Anterior Segment surgical co-management
  • Glaucoma
  • Retinal Diseases
  • Pediatric Eye Care

Mahsa Salehi, OD, Consultative Optometrist

Salehi-5990-LinkedIn"Building strong relationships with patients and taking a holistic approach to patient care are the best aspects of being an eye care provider. My philosophy on patient care is to listen to my patients’ questions and concerns and ensure that they understand the examination findings and the course of treatment. Every treatment is tailored to the patients’ individual needs based on the most current scientific research and technology."

Mahsa Salehi, O.D., F.A.A.O., is a Consultative Optometrist with OMNI Eye Specialists. She provides comprehensive services with emphasis on the diagnosis and management of ocular diseases, and post-operative surgical care in areas such as macular degeneration, retinal detachments and tears, diabetic retinopathy, glaucoma, dry eye disease and cataracts.

Dr. Salehi earned her B.S. degree in Medical and Research Technology at University of Maryland School of Medicine and her Doctorate in Optometry at Pennsylvania College of Optometry at Salus University. She completed post graduate training and residency in Primary Care/Ocular Disease at The Eye Institute of the Pennsylvania College of Optometry. She is an active fellow of the American Academy of Optometry, diplomate of American Board of Optometry and has lectured locally and nationally.

Prior to joining OMNI Eye Specialists, Dr. Salehi served as Assistant Professor of Ophthalmology, at the Wilmer Eye Institute of the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, where she was also a member of the Wilmer Comprehensive Eye Service and Ocular Surface Disease and Dry Eye Team.

Dr. Salehi is passionate about giving back to the community, cares deeply in helping people improve their eye health and her philosophy centers on holistic evidence-based preventative care for all patients.

Background

  • Diplomate of American Board of Optometry, 2014
  • Postdoctoral Residency, Ocular Disease, The Eye Institute at Salus University, Philadelphia, PA, 2010
  • OD, Pennsylvania College of Optometry, Salus University, Elkins Park, PA, 2009
  • B.S., Visual Sciences, Pennsylvania College of Optometry, Salus University, Elkins Park, PA, 2006
  • B.S., Medical Laboratory Scientist, University of Maryland School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD, 2005

Work

  • Assistant Professor of Ophthalmology, Comprehensive Eye Service, Ocular Surface Disease and Dry Eye Clinic, Wilmer Eye Institute at Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD, 2010-2023

Special Interest

  • Comprehensive Eye Care
  • Ocular Disease
  • Post-Operative Surgical Care

Memberships

  • American Optometric Association, Member
  • Maryland Optometric Association, State Board Member
  • American Academy of Optometry, Fellow
  • American Board of Optometry, Diplomate

Languages

  • English
  • Farsi
  • Arabic