Meet the Anne Arundel Eye Center Team
DR. SAMUEL BOLES
Anne Arundel Eye Center was founded by ophthalmologist and Maryland top surgeon Dr. Samuel Boles who received his medical degree from the Medical College of Georgia and completed his post-doctoral training at Schepens Eye Research Institute, a Harvard University research lab, a Yale University affiliated Hospital in Bridgeport Connecticut, George Washington University for Ophthalmology Residency and the University of California, San Diego for Glaucoma Fellowship. He helped originate the Glaucoma Co-Management Roundtable to improve patient care through better communication and education. An active volunteer in the community offering periodic free screenings and specific community outreach programs, Dr. Boles is a former member of the Board of Directors at The Polakoff Foundation and the Maryland Society for Sight.
DR. KATHRYN GURGANUS TURNER
Dr. Kathryn Gurganus Turner received her Doctor of Optometry degree in 2008 from the Pennsylvania College of Optometry. She graduated third in her class and earned honors for achieving the highest score in the country on the National Board of Examiners in Optometry licensing exam. After graduation, Dr. Turner joined the United States Army and served as an Optometrist on active duty for four years, including a six month deployment to Iraq. During that time she cared for soldiers with a wide range of ocular health conditions including ocular emergencies, ocular surface disease, glaucoma, diabetes, and refractive conditions. Since leaving the Army she has continued to care for and focus her training on a wide range of medical ocular issues with special emphasis on glaucoma, diabetes, ocular surface disease, neurological conditions, emergency eye care, and cataract and refractive surgery management. Dr. Turner is a member of the American Optometric Association as well as the Maryland Optometric Association.
DR. NICOLE A. REGIS
Dr. Nicole Regis joined the practice as a consultative optometrist. She earned her Doctor of Optometry degree from the Pennsylvania College of Optometry, where she graduated with honors. In 2013, she completed a residency in ocular disease at Seidenberg Protzko Eye Associates in Maryland. Her work and training focused on glaucoma, refractive and cataract surgery management, neurologic eye disease, corneal disorders, retina and diabetic exams, nursing home care and emergency eye care. Dr. Regis is a Fellow in the American Academy of Optometry. Prior to joining Anne Arundel Eye Center, she served as an adjunct faculty member for the New England College of Optometry to mentor and train students and resident doctors. She previously traveled to El Salvador to provide eye care to remote areas, and hopes to be involved in a similar endeavor in the future.
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Since opening his practice, Dr. Boles has been voted Top Doc as part of What’s Up Magazine‘s peer survey, recognized as a Chesapeake Family Life Favorite Doctor and a Capital Reader’s Choice Top Finalist in the Ophthalmology category. He has been recognized for his specialized training dealing with the structure, functions, and diseases of the eye.