David F. Slagle
David F. Slagle, M.D. is an Ophthalmic surgeon certified by the American Board of Ophthalmology and is a Fellow of the American Academy of Ophthalmology. He graduated from the University of New Orleans in 1974 and received his medical degree from Louisiana State University Medical School in 1978. He then served his internship in Internal Medicine at the University of Mississippi Medical Center and Jackson VA Hospital from 1978-1979, followed by his residency in Ophthalmology at Ochsner Foundation hospital and affiliated hospitals from 1979-1982. Dr. Slagle has performed refractive surgery since 1985 and laser vision correction since March 1996. He is pleased to offer our patients the benefits of these exciting laser procedures. Dr. Slagle is able to offer the latest technology in lens implants including multifocal and astigmatic lens implants.
Satya V.S. Reddy
Satya Reddy, M.D. graduated from University of Rochester, with a bachelor of science degree in 1996. He obtained his medical degree from University of Kentucky, School of Medicine in 2000. He interned in family medicine from 2000 – 2001. Dr. Reddy completed his Ophthalmology residency at Louisiana State University in 2005. In 2006 he completed his Cornea Fellowship from Illinois Eye and Ear Infirmary, University of Illinois of Chicago. Dr. Reddy has been practicing in Southeast LA since 2009.
An H. Nguyen
An Nguyen, MD is a Vietnamese-American Ophthalmologist born and raised in New Orleans. He is New Orleans through and through. After completing his undergraduate degree and earning a Bachelor of Science with Honors in Neuroscience at Tulane University, he went on to complete and earn his medical degree at Lousiana State University in New Orleans. Dr. Nguyen continued at LSU for his internship and then completed his Ophthalmology Residency at the Lousiana State University/ Ochsner Clinic Foundation program.
After he completed his training, Dr. Nguyen wanted to return to where he and his family grew up in New Orleans East to provide eye care to a part of the city lacking such services since Hurricane Katrina. He aims to provide competent, quality, and comprehensive eye care to his patients in New Orleans East and the surrounding communities.
Brand Leger, O.D. graduated from University of Louisiana with his Bachelor of Science degree in 2005. She went on to complete and earn her Doctor of Optometry degree at Southern College of Optometry in Memphis in 2010. Dr. Leger has practiced for a private ophthalmology practice in St. Tammany and Tangipahoa Parishes for the last 9 years. Her experience is with Pediatric and Adult clinics caring for patients from the ages of 2 years old to 99 years old. She also fits all types of Contact Lenses. She joined our practice on October 1, 2019.
Julie is the Clinical Director for the practice. Julie is a Certified Ophthalmic Technician & is a Certified Ophthalmic Surgical Assistant. Julie also has an Ophthalmic Scribe Certification as well. Julie’s love for Ophthalmology began in 1982. Julie has been with the practice since 1994. Her experience in training medical staff, Operating Room staff, and technicians in the field of Ophthalmology has been very valuable over her 35 year career.
Gina is the practice’s office manager. She has 23 years of Ophthalmology experience. First, as a Certified Optician, a Opthalmic Technician, and finally as the practice manager for Dr. Slagle. She has been with the practice for the last 11 years. The place she feels at home.
Karen is our Optical Manager. She has been with our practice for 6 years. Karen has 22 years experience as an Optician. She is American Board of Optician (ABO) Certified. She is always researching the newest and best in lens technology. She wants every patient‘s Eyeglass experience to be the best it can be. Karen takes pride in her job to give patient’s the latest styles and the most up to date lenses. With her warm and inviting personality she always makes you feel welcomed in our optical.
Phyllis is a Certified Ophthalmic Technician (COT). Phyllis has been in Ophthalmology since 1986. Phyllis also has an Ophthalmic Scribe Certification (OSC). Phyllis has been with the practice for 11 years. Phyllis is the Cataract Surgical Coordinator/Scheduler for the practice as well and will be available to patients throughout their surgical experience to make it a positive & pleasant experience.
Nicole is a Certified Ophthalmic Assistant (COA). She has been working as a Technician for 6 years with the practice. Nicole also has an Ophthalmic Scribe Certification (OSC). Nicole is an asset to the practice with her efficiency, exceptional care of patients and her organized skills.
Jessica is a Certified Ophthalmic Assistant (COA). She has been working in Ophthalmology for 12 years. Jessica has been with the practice for 4 years. Jessica also has an Ophthalmic Scribe Certification (OSC). Jessica brings cheerful personality to the clinic and keeps her fellow employees and patients perpetually entertained.
Kym is the newest addition to our staff. She began her career here August 2017. She is our Visual Fields Technician, as well as the person who verifies insurance benefits. She continues her education and will be taking courses soon to expand her Visual Fields knowledge.
Anna is the newest member to the practices technician team and has been with us since May 2017. Anna graduated from Delgado in Technical Studies and Ophthalmic Medical Assistant. Anna is a Certified Ophthalmic Assistance (COA). Anna is a positive influence to the clinic.
Laurie is the pleasant face at the front desk. She has been with the practice for the last 12 years. She has worked in the medical field for many years. She is very knowledgeable with most insurances and the benefits offered. Laurie always greets every patient with a smile and a friendly voice.
Melodie is the warm, friendly voice for most phone calls to our office. She has been with our practice for the last 6 years. She is always helpful and accommodating to all patients. Melodie has a great welcoming personality, treats everyone with great importance.
Lynn has been with our practice for the last 10 years. She has 40+ years of Ophthalmology experience. She is a Certified Ophthalmic Assistant. Currently she is a Ophthalmic Receptionist. She brings years of experience, knowledge, and wisdom to the practice. She has a wonderfully friendly personality.
Melissa is the newest member of our technician team, she started with us in March 2018. Melissa is a fantastic addition to the practice. She always has a friendly smile and hello for everyone. Melissa has obtained her Certified Ophthalmic Assistant (COA). We are very proud of Melissa.
Vickie is a Certified Ophthalmic Assistant (COA). She has been working as a Technician since 1990. Vickie has an Ophthalmic Scribe Certification (OSC) as well. Vickie contributes a vast knowledge in Ophthalmology to our practice and has been with us a total of 24 years.
Melissa (Missy) is a friendly front office staff member. She has been with the practice for 17 years. She does many task in the front office. Her main position is to check patients out as they are leaving and schedule their next appointment. She answers many phone calls throughout the day. Missy always has a smile and a friendly greeting.
Georgette is one of our newest phone/front desk staff members. She and her bright friendly personality started October 2018 with the practice. She will answer phone your calls and schedule appointments for all the doctors.
The Medical & Surgical EyeCare Center
The Medical & Surgical EyeCenter
2050 Gause Blvd East, Suite 150
Slidell, LA 70461