Department of Ophthalmology: Meet our Doctors

Our doctors—conveniently located at the Mass. Eye and Ear main campus at 243 Charles Street in Boston and at our suburban locations—strive to provide you with the best medical and surgical care available anywhere in the world. They use the most advanced tools available to diagnose and treat the full spectrum of eye conditions and diseases. Whether you are having a routine eye exam; undergoing laser vision correction surgery; or receiving treatment for a complex eye-related problem, such as age-related macular degeneration, glaucoma, or diabetic retinopathy, you are in the hands of caring and compassionate doctors who are dedicated to preserving your vision.

Learn more about our caregivers and what inspired them to enter ophthalmology by selecting one of the doctors from the list.


Featured Specialists:

Courtney Ondeck, M.D., MPhil

Headshot of Dr. Courtney OndeckDr. Ondeck was drawn to ophthalmology by the opportunities to perform life-changing surgeries and form close patient relationships. At Mass. Eye and Ear, her background in materials science engineering, nanotechnology, and polymer chemistry also uniquely qualifies her to help develop new glaucoma medication delivery techniques and devices.

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Allison Soneru, M.D.

head shot of Dr. SoneruAsked what she loves most about her career, Dr. Allison Soneru easily replies, “Far and away, it’s the privilege of helping patients on a daily basis and advocating for those who can’t advocate for themselves.” 

Today, patients’ experience at Mass. Eye and Ear is enhanced by Dr. Soneru’s capacity for close patient relationships—a strength she is passing along to the next generation of ophthalmologists. 

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Mary Beth Aronow, M.D.

head shot Mary AronowDr. Mary Beth Aronow loves to exceed her patients’ expectations. “Sometimes when patients come to us, they’ve already seen multiple specialists, and they don’t have much hope. But we can establish the correct diagnosis, provide top-notch treatment, and in some cases, restore or preserve their vision,” she says. 

At Mass. Eye and Ear, Dr. Aronow specializes in eye tumors and medical diseases of the retina. 

Read more about Dr. Aronow