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Optometrists in Brunswick, ME

Mark Alexander, OD, MBA, FAAO

Dr. Alexander practices Family Optometry with special interest in elder patients and contact lenses.

In 1997, Dr. Alexander joined Brunswick Eye Care Associates from a career in the U. S. Navy as an optometrist, Executive Officer and a search and rescue pilot. He received his Doctor of Optometry degree from The New England College of Optometry in 1978 as a Navy Scholarship student. His first tour as a Navy optometrist was at The Portsmouth Naval Shipyard in Kittery, where he was followed by one of his future partners and NECO alumnus, Dr. Brian Daniels. Dr. Alexander's undergraduate degrees in Psychology and Biology were at Springfield College and the University of Connecticut respectively. He became a Fellow of the American Academy of Optometry in 1995, and earned his MBA at the University of Phoenix in 1993. He is a board member of the Brunswick Rotary Club and chair of Club's Meeting Humor. He is also a Conference Coordinator for the Maine Optometric Association. You can see him in the headlights, trotting on the roads in the early mornings, and flailing away at squash at lunchtime, with delusions of adequacy and national championships (humor him).
Dr. Alexander , Family Optomitrist

Doctor LaPointe - Brunswick Eye Care Associates in Brunswick, ME
Megan E.S. LaPointe, O.D.

Dr. LaPointe joined Brunswick Eye Care in July 2013. She was born and raised right here in Maine. She is happy to be settling back in the Brunswick area with her husband, Joe, son Avery and their small dog, Rowdy.

She received her bachelors' degree in biology from Southern Adventist University in Tennessee. Then she attended the Pennsylvania College of Optometry at Salus University, where she earned her Doctor of Optometry degree. Dr. LaPointe is joining the Brunswick Eye Care team as a primary care optometrist with a special interest in pediatric optometry and glaucoma. With any spare time, she enjoys reading, playing the piano, and spending time with family.

Nicole C. Shipp, O.D.

Dr. Shipp was born in Tucson, Arizona. She has lived throughout the southwest. She lives in Freeport with her husband Jim and their four legged family, Blackjack and Two.She graduated from the University of Houston where she completed her bachelors' degree, her doctorate in Optometry and a Residency specializing in Cornea and Contact Lenses in 1994. She worked in S. Portland and with a surgeon in Westbrook before settling in Brunswick at Brunswick Eye Care Associates. She has been appointed by both Governors King and Baldacci to serve on the Maine Board of Optometry. She is a member of the American Optometric Association and the Maine Optometric Association. She practices with a special interest in cornea and contact lenses. In her leisure time she enjoys the outdoors, cooking and music.
Dr. Shipp- Brunswick Eye Care Associates in Brunswick, ME

Dr. Surdovel - Brunswick Eye Care Associates in Brunswick, ME
Kathryn Surdovel, OD, MPH

Dr. Surdovel, originally from Pennsylvania, attended Arcadia University in Glenside, PA where she received her Bachelor’s in Chemistry. She then went on to receive her Doctorate in Optometry and Master's in Public Health from the Massachusetts College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences in Worcester, MA. Dr. Surdovel completed residency training with the Maine Veteran's Health Administration. Dr. Surdovel is joining Brunswick Eye Care Associates with a special interest in primary care and ocular disease. She is an active member of the American Academy of Optometry and in her free-time enjoys spending time outdoors and exploring coastal Maine.