Meet the Doctors

NICHOLAS PEFKAROS, M.D.

Dr. Pefkaros is a Board Certified member of the American Academy of Ophthalmology. He specializes in General Ophthalmology as well as Cataract, LASIK, and Glaucoma Surgery. He has a special interest in medical retina treatments for diabetes and macular degeneration.

Education

Jefferson Medical College – Magna Cum Laude

Ithaca College – Magna Cum Laude

Experience

Wills Eye Hospital, Philadelphia, PA

Memberships & Accomplishments

  • Chief of Ophthalmology, Irwin Army Community Hospital, Kansas
  • Board Certified Diplomate of the American Academy of Ophthalmology
  • Member of the American Academy of Ophthalmology & the American Society for Cataract and Refractive Surgery
  • Served as a Major in the U.S. Army
  • Voted one of 2010 Top Ophthalmologists by the Consumer Research Council

Interests

  • General Ophthalmology
  • Cross Eye Correction
  • Cataract Surgery
  • Lasik Surgery
  • Glaucoma Surgery
  • Medical Retina Treatments for Diabetes and Macular Degeneration
  • Dry Eye Specialist
  • Eye Lids Surgery

CHRISTINE BUONO, M.D

As a Board-Certified Diplomate of the American Academy of Ophthalmology, Christine Buono, M.D. specializes in Comprehensive Ophthalmology.  She has a special interest in medical disorders of the eye. 

Education

Vanderbilt University – B.A., Magna Cum Laude, Phi Beta Kappa
University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences – M.D., Valedictorian, Alpha Omega Alpha
Transitional Internship, Georgetown University/ Inova Fairfax Hospital, Falls Church, VA
Ophthalmology Residency, Wills Eye Hospital, Philadelphia, PA

Experience

  • Georgetown University / Inova Fairfax Hospital, Falls Church, VA
  • Wills Eye Hospital, Philadelphia, PA
  • Duke University, Department of Ophthalmology, Assistant Clinical Professor, Comprehensive Ophthalmology Service
  • Peconic Ophthalmology, Comprehensive Ophthalmology
  • Sight MD (previously North Shore Eye Care), Comprehensive
    Ophthalmology

Memberships & Accomplishments

  • Board Certification by the American Board of Ophthalmology
  • Diplomate of the American Academy of Ophthalmology
  • American Medical Association

Interests

  • Comprehensive Ophthalmology
  • Glaucoma
  • Dry Eye and Blepharitis
  • Medical Diabetic Retinopathy and Macular Degeneration
  • Herpetic Eye Disease / Shingles
  • Rheumatologic and Medication Related Eye Disease

BERNADETTE WOODS, O.D.

Dr. Bernadette Woods earned her medical degrees from St Jospeph University, Penn College of Optometry and University of Penn Wharton School. She continued her training with a residency in pediatric vision at Pennsylvania College of Optometry and a residency in ocular disease at Luke Air Force Base.

Experience

Pennsylvania College of Optometry

Luke Air Force Base

Memberships & Accomplishments

  • American Optometric Association, Past Member
  • Florida Optometric Association, Past Member
  • National Glaucoma Society
  • Dry Eye Society
  • Ocular Nutrition Society

Interests

  • Dry Eye Disease
  • Ocular Nutrition
  • Pre and Post Cataract and Lasik Care
  • Eye Infections
  • Pediatric Eye Exams
  • Wellness Exams for Glasses and Contact Lenses
  • Contact lens fitting for Astigmatism, Bifocal, Irregular

STACI WALTERS, O.D., F.A.A.O.

Dr. Staci Walters earned her medical degree from Pacific University. She continued her training with a residency in ocular disease at Eye care Associates of Nevada.

Education

University of Colorado, Boulder- B.A., with Honors, Major Degree Psychology, Minor Degree Biology
Pacific University College of Optometry- Beta Sigma Kappa
Eyecare Associates of Nevada- Residency in Ocular Disease and Ocular Surgery

Residency Training

Eyecare Associates of Nevada – Ocular Disease

Experience

  • Portland VA Hospital
  • Pacific Cataract and Laser Institute, Chehalis, WA
  • Pacific Cataract and Laser Institute, Vancouver, WA
  • Clinical Research Investigator, 5 different LASIK studies

Memberships & Accomplishments

  • Fellow, American Academy of Optometry
  • Optometry Research Award/Grant Recipient, Pacific University
  • American Optometric Association
  • Florida Optometric Association
  • Brevard Optometric Association
  • Beta Sigma Kappa, Optometry Honors Society 

Interests

  • Glaucoma Management
  • Dry Eye Syndrome, Blepharitis, and Meibomian Gland Dysfunction
  • Cataract Surgery Co-Management
  • Diabetic Retinopathy
  • Macular Degeneration
  • LASIK surgery Co-Management
  • Wellness Exams for eyeglasses and contact lenses
Titusville Location

1832 Garden Street
Titusville, FL 32796

Monday-Thursday: 8am to 4pm
Friday: 8am to 3pm
Saturday-Sunday: CLOSED

Phone
Fax

(321) 267-0002

Viera Professional Center

2328 Medico Lane
Viera, FL 32940

Monday-Thursday: 8am to 4pm
Friday: 8am to 3pm
Saturday-Sunday: CLOSED

Phone
Fax

(321) 267-0002

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