Meet the Surgeons of Zeiter Eye Medical Group

The Role of Your Surgeon

Choosing the right surgeon for your eye surgery or cosmetic surgery is critically important in ensuring you receive the results you desire and expect. At Zeiter Eye Medical Group, your surgeon is involved from the pre-procedure consultation, through your surgery and during your post-procedure care.

 

Henry J. Zeiter, M.D., F.A.C.S.

Henry J. Zeiter, M.D., F.A.C.S.

Dr. Henry J. Zeiter is the founder of Zeiter Eye Medical Group, Inc. He completed a residency in ophthalmology at the prestigious Kresge Eye Institute, Wayne State University in Detroit, Michigan. Dr. Henry founded Zeiter Eye in 1962 and became one of the pioneers in the development and use of the intraocular lens in cataract surgery. After 45 years of practicing ophthalmology, Dr. Henry retired from the practice of medicine to dedicate himself to writing, cultural pursuits, and philanthropy.


Joseph T. Zeiter, M.D., F.A.C.S.

Joseph T. Zeiter, M.D., F.A.C.S.

Dr. Joseph T. Zeiter is a board-certified ophthalmologist with more than 25 years of surgical experience. He received his undergraduate degree, medical degree, and ophthalmology training at the University of California, Davis. He began doing refractive surgery early in his career and has performed more than 10,000 refractive procedures, including radial keratotomy (RK), photorefractive keratectomy (PRK), LASIK, and CustomCornea. Dr. Joe started Mission Cataract in 1992 with Drs. Henry and John Zeiter. Mission Cataract is an annual program that provides cataract surgery to people who would not otherwise be able to afford it.


John H. Zeiter, M.D., F.A.C.S.

John H. Zeiter, M.D., F.A.C.S.

Dr. John Zeiter is a board-certified ophthalmologist with over 20 years of surgical experience. He received his medical degree from Baylor College of Medicine in Houston, Texas and completed his ophthalmology training at the Kresge Eye Institute, Wayne State University in Detroit, Michigan. Dr. John has published over 20 articles in medical journals and books in the areas of cataract surgery and glaucoma. He is currently an Associate Professor of Ophthalmology at the University of California, Davis.


John C. Canzano, M.D.

John C. Canzano, M.D.

Dr. John C. Canzano is a board-certified ophthalmologist with specialized training and experience in refractive, cataract, and vitreoretinal surgery. Dr. Canzano completed his undergraduate studies at Duke University and earned his medical degree from Emory University School of Medicine. He finished his residency training at UC Davis Medical Center, where he is currently an Assistant Professor in Ophthalmology. Dr. Canzano then pursued specialty training in the field of retina at the Doheny Eye Institute, University of Southern California. Dr. Canzano is dedicated to the management of diabetic eye disease as well as macular degeneration, but also promotes a well-rounded and progressive approach to improving vision via his interest in refractive and cataract surgeries.


Richard M. Wong, M.D.

Richard M. Wong, M.D.

Dr. Richard M. Wong is a board-certified ophthalmologist with fellowship training in the field of glaucoma treatment. He completed his undergraduate studies at the University of California, Berkeley. He received his medical degree from Tulane University School of Medicine in New Orleans, Louisiana, and his ophthalmology training at Texas Tech University in Lubbock, Texas. He completed his glaucoma fellowship at the Doheny Eye Institute, University of Southern California in Los Angeles. As a glaucoma specialist, Dr. Wong is keenly aware of the latest advances in the medical and surgical management of glaucoma, including aqueous shunts for extremely advanced cases of glaucoma. He advocates early detection and aggressive treatment to slow the progression of this debilitating disease.


Harold Hand, M.D. Ophthalmology in Stockton

Harold Hand, M.D.

Dr. Harold Hand received his Bachelor of Science Degree from Creighton University in Omaha, Nebraska. He then completed four years of medical school at Creighton before doing his internship at Southern Pacific Hospital in San Francisco. Dr. Hand completed his residency in ophthalmology at the University of Nebraska in Omaha, and then became Chief of Ophthalmology at Travis Air Force Base. He went into private practice in Stockton in 1974 and joined Zeiter Eye in 2006. Dr. Hand is an associate Clinical Professor in the Department of Ophthalmology at UC Davis and has been an active member of the Rotary for many years.


Joseph E. Zeiter, Jr., M.D. Stockton Ophthalmology

Joseph E. Zeiter, Jr., M.D.

Dr. Joseph E. Zeiter Jr., M.D. is a board-certified ophthalmologist. He received his Bachelor of Science degree from the University of California, San Diego and then completed four years of medical school at Wayne State University in Detroit, Michigan. He did his internship at the University of Arizona in Tucson and then completed his residency in ophthalmology at the Kresge Eye Institute in Detroit in 2012. He finished a six-week externship to further sharpen his Spanish skills in Medellin, Colombia and joined Zeiter Eye in 2012, as the fourth Zeiter to join the practice.

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