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.
Brandy Leger, O.D. graduated from University of Louisiana with her 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.
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 since 2011 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 since 2005. Jessica has been with the practice since 2015. Jessica also has an Ophthalmic Scribe Certification (OSC). Jessica brings cheerful personality to the clinic and keeps her fellow employees and patients perpetually entertained.
Wendy Amato is a Certified Ophthalmic Technician, C.O.T. for over 30 years. Wendy originally started her career with Dr. Slagle. Wendy brings precise refracting skills and appreciates spending time with our patients. We are happy to have Wendy back once again with our team.
Hope is an Insurance Specialist with our team. Hope is a new addition to our team with a background in insurance that she brought with her from Atlanta. Hope is available for questions regarding your insurance claims for your appointment.
Georgette is one of our newest phone/front desk staff members. She and her bright friendly personality started in October 2018 with the practice. She will answer phone calls and schedule appointments for all the doctors.
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.
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.
Brittany is new to our crew since May 2020. She is full of energy and always positive. She is always very polite and has a lot of professionalism. We are glad to have her join our team with her vibrant personality.
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.
The Medical & Surgical EyeCare Center
The Medical & Surgical EyeCenter
2050 Gause Blvd East, Suite 150
Slidell, LA 70461