Conroy Curriculum Vitae



Arleo Eye Associates

100 Uptown Road

Ithaca, NY  14850





New England College of Optometry                                                                  Boston, MA

Doctor of Optometry                                                                   Degree received May, 2012


University at Buffalo, SUNY                                                                             Buffalo, NY

Bachelor of Biomedical Sciences                                                Degree received May, 2008

Honors Scholar

AED:  Pre-medical Honor Scociety


RESIDENCY                                                                                                  Baltimore, MD

                                                           Affiliated with the Pennsylvania College of Optometry

                                                                                                             June, 2012 – July, 2013


Baltimore VA Medical Center:  Primary Care/Ocular Disease


•         Independently treated and followed complex glaucoma and retinal cases, in addition to co-managing patients with the retina and glaucoma specialists on staff

•         Managed complex neuro-ophthalmology and anterior segment pathology cases

•         Performed and interpreted fundus fluorescein angiography

•         Worked with a contact lens specialist, low vision specialist and cornea specialist at the Wilmer Eye Institute at Johns Hopkins University

•         Managed and followed glaucoma patients and their post-operative care with private practice glaucoma specialists

•         Attended weekly ophthalmology grand round lectures at Wilmer Eye Institute at Johns Hopkins University

•         Presented interest and challenging cases at weekly patient management discussions with co-residents and attendings

•         Attended weekly journal article review and discuss with co-residents and attendings

•         Presented at Residency day at AAO 2012 in Phoenix, AZ


4th Year Externships and Clinical Experience


VA Hudson Valley                                                                                          Montrose, NY

                                                                                                                        Summer, 2011


•         Performed and interpreted fundus/slit lamp photography, B scans, OCT and HRT

•         Utilized hospital resources i.e. laboratory, radiology, to assist in diagnosis of ocular and systemic disease

•         Gained familiarity with the VA Electronic Medical Record system


Richlin Eye Associates                                                                              Beverly Hills, CA

                                                                                                                                 Fall, 2011


•         Performed complicated contact lens fits inhcluding keratoconus, multifocal, and high toric lenses

•         Was involved in the business aspects of private practice including meeting with company representatives and managing company employees

•         Gained familiarity with medical billing and coding


Eye Care Associates of Fairfield                                                                   Southport, CT

                                                                                                                           Winter, 2011


•         Established vision therapy programs for patients of all ages in addition to visual rehabilitation programs for traumatic brain injury and stroke patients

•         Worked with low vision patients and gained experience prescribing appropriate devices


Fenway Community Health Center                                                               Boston, MA

                                                                                                                           Spring, 2012


•         Became familiar with electronic health records

•         Gained experience with the referral process and referral letter writing to specialists

•         Dealt with the logistics of a large optical and various types of insurance coverage plans