OUR DOCTORS

STEVEN M. KIRKHAM, MD

Dr. Kirkham received his undergraduate degree from Miami University and then received his medical degree from The Ohio State University in 1991. He remained at Ohio State at the William H. Havener Eye Center for Ophthalmology training and came to Marion in 1995. He was board certified in 1996. Dr. Kirkham’s special areas of interest include specialized cataract surgery, premium lens implants and astigmatism correction, medical and laser treatment of diabetes and glaucoma.

Professional Information: 

College: Miami University, Oxford, OH 

Major: Bachelor of Science in Zoology 
Medical School: Ohio State University, Columbus, OH 

Internship: Mount Carmel Medical Center, Columbus, OH  
Residency: Ohio State University, Department of Ophthalmology, William H. Havener Eye Institute, Columbus, OH

Areas of Interest:

  • advanced and premium cataract surgery including astigmatism correction and bifocal/multifocal lens implants

  • medical and laser treatment of glaucoma

  • medical and laser treatment of diabetic eye disease

 

Certifications:

American Board of Ophthalmology (1997-present)


Contact Information:
740-389-5418 (office) 
kirkham@marioneyecenter.com

NICHOLAS A. MOORE, MD

Dr. Moore received his undergraduate degree from Miami University in 2011 graduating with Summa Cum Laude distinction. He went on to earn his medical degree from Wright State University in 2015 where he graduated at the top of his class and was elected into Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Medical Society. He completed his Ophthalmology training at Indiana University School of Medicine and served as the chief teaching resident until 2019 after which he joined the Marion Eye Center.

 

Professional Information: 

College: Miami University, Oxford, OH 

Major: Bachelor of Science in Exercise Physiology 
Medical School: Wright State University, Dayton, OH 

Internship: Indiana University Methodist Transitional Program, Indianapolis, IN  
Residency: Indiana University School of Medicine, Department of Ophthalmology, Indianapolis, IN

Areas of Interest:

  • medical, laser and injectable medications for macular degeneration

  • medical and laser treatment of diabetic eye disease

  • medical and laser treatment of glaucoma

  • premium cataract surgery including astigmatism correction and bifocal/multifocal lens implants


Contact Information:
740-389-5418 (office) 
moore@marioneyecenter.com

FILMORE A. RIEGO, MD

 

Dr. Riego received his Ophthalmology training at Temple University in Philadephia, PA. He has been a practicing, board-certified, medical and surgical ophthalmologist in Marion for the past 30 years and joined Marion Eye Center’s group in April 2002. Dr. Riego’s special areas of interest include cataract, pediatrics, glaucoma, eyelid plastics and general ophthalmology.

Professional Information: 

College:  University of the Philippines, Quezon City, Philippines

Major:  Pre-Medicine, Bachelor of Science
Medical School: University of the East, Memorial Medical Center, Quezon City, Philippines

Internship:  University of the East, Memorial Medical Center, Quezon City, Philippines
Residency: Temple University, Philadelphia, PA

 

Areas of Interest:

  • premium cataract surgery including astigmatism correction and bifocal/multifocal lens implants

  • eyelid plastic surgery

  • medical and laser treatment of glaucoma

Certifications:

  • American Board of Ophthalmology (1979-present)

Contact Information:
740-389-5418 (office) 
riego@marioneyecenter.com

DEANNA J. STEVENS, MD

Dr. Stevens received her undergraduate degree from the University of Dayton in 1995 and her medical degree from The Ohio State University in 1999. During her training, she received the Honors Award in Ophthalmology as well as Letters of Commendation in Internal Medicine and Pediatrics. Dr. Stevens’ areas of special interest include cataract and glaucoma care as well as pediatric eye disease.

Professional Information: 

College: University of Dayton, Dayton, OH 

Major: Electrical Engineering 
Medical School: Ohio State University, Columbus, OH 

Internship: Mount Carmel Medical Center, Columbus, OH  
Residency: Ohio State University, Department of Ophthalmology, William H. Havener Eye Institute, Columbus, OH 

 

Areas of Interest:

  • pediatric ophthalmology
  • neurologic problems affecting the eye (neuro-ophthalmology)

  • medical and laser treatment of glaucoma

  • medical and laser treatment of diabetic eye disease

Certifications:

  • American Board of Ophthalmology (2005-present)

Contact Information:
740-389-5418 (office) 
stevens@marioneyecenter.com

JAMES E. RIDGE, OD
 

Dr. Ridge received his optometric degree in 1993 from The Michigan College of Optometry and continued his optometric specialty training in several clinical settings with an emphasis on pediatrics and vision therapy, specialty clinics and primary care. He has been a practicing, board-certified,therapeutic optometrist in both medical and retail practice since 1996 and joined the practice in Marion in 2013. Dr. Ridge’s special areas of interest include dry eye and he is the director of the Dry Eye Center of Excellence at Marion Eye Center.

Professional Information: 

College: Delaware Valley College of Science and Agriculture, Ferris State University

Major: Biology, Visual Science
Optometry School: Michigan State College of Optometry

Internships: SUNY State College of Optometry (Pediatric Optometry), Ferris State University (Specialty Eye Care), Grand Forks Air Force Base (Primary/Therapeutic Vision Care) 

 

Areas of Interest:

  • certified dry eye disease specialist

  • general and pediatric eye disease and exams

  • advanced contact lens fitting

  • nursing home visits

Advanced Certifications:

  • American Board of Optometry (1995-present)

  • InflammaDry certified dry eye care provider

  • TearLab certified dry eye care provider

  • AmbioDisk therapeutic corneal device certified provider

Contact Information: 
740-389-5418 (office) 
ridge@marioneyecenter.com

Marion Eye Center & Optical

1462 Marion Waldo Road

Marion, OH 43302

Tel. 740-389-5418

Fax. 740-389-5410

office@MarionEyeCenter.com

Office Hours

Monday - Friday:  9am - 5pm

(Delaware Office Closed Wednesdays)

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