Kimberly Bristow, OD

Doctor Details
Pennsylvania College of Optometry: Philadelphia, PA
Doctor of Optometry, May 1997
Bachelor of Science, May 1994
3.70 GPA, Class Rank 11/ 139
University of Maryland Baltimore County: Baltimore, Maryland Biology Curriculum, 103 credits completed, 3.88 GPA
Douglas Lavenburg, M.D., P.A. Newark, DE and Elkton, MD – 2001-present
Eye Center of Delaware Wilmington, DE – June 1998- March 2000
Associated Eye Care Bel Air, MD – July 1999- November 2000
Wal-Mart Vision Center Abington, MD – August 1997 – November 2000
Teaching Assistant
Clinical Diagnostic Procedures Laboratory - 1994-1997
Biochemistry, Clinical Diagnostic Procedures, and Ocular Biology. 1994-96
Research Assistant
National Institute of Health, National Institute on Aging, Gerontology Research Center, Longitudinal Studies Branch: Implemented the following study : “ The Relationship between Intraocular Pressure with Respect to Race, Gender, and Age.” Summer 1994.
National Institute of Health, National Institute on Aging, Gerontology Research Center, Laboratory of Behavioral Sciences. 1991-1993.
University of Maryland- Biology Department: Worked in cellular biology laboratory on receptor-mediated endocytosis. Performed tissue culture, microscopy and various assays.
Maryland Society to Prevent Blindness. 1992
Professional Licenses and Memberships
Maryland: Therapeutic Certification
Delaware: Therapeutic Certification
Delaware Optometric Association-January 1998-present
American Optometric Association- August 1993-present
Maryland Optometric Student Association Sept 1993- May 1997. President 1995-96
Student Optometric Service to Humanity-Sept 1994- May 1997
Beta Sigma Kappa, National Optometric Honor Society-October 1994-1998.
Honors & Awards
Pennsylvania College of Optometry’s Board of Trustee’s Scholarship
Beta Sigma Kappa Honor Society member
Pennsylvania College of Optometry’s Wildermuth Scholarship
Pennsylvania College of Optometry’s Boben Scholarship
Pennsylvania College of Optometry’s Hafter Scholarship
Dean’s List- University of Maryland- Three years
Maryland Senatorial Scholarship
Maryland Delegate Scholarship
Maryland Distinguished Scholar Semi-finalist
University of Maryland Honors Fellowship
American Business Women’s Association Scholarship
Maryland Academic Achievement Award Semi-finalist
Maryland Merit Scholastic Award
Tandy Technology Scholars Award
Clinical Education
Parris-Castoro Eye Care Center-Bel Air/ Havre de Grace, Maryland
Advanced clinical experience in management of anterior and posterior segment diseases, ocular emergencies and the glaucomas. Provided pre/post-surgical care, including cataracts, keratorefractive, oculoplastics, glaucoma, and cornea. Responsibilities also included on-call emergency services and hospital/nursing home consults. July 1997- July 1998.
External Rotation
The Wilmer Ophthalmologic Institute at Johns Hopkins
Provided patient care in the emergency room. Attended lectures and grand rounds.
July 1997- July 1998.
Clinical Rotation
1996 (Summer)
Baltimore/ Fort Howard VA Medical Center-MD- Hospital Rotation
Peter Lalle, O.D.
1996 (Fall)
Hirsch Eye Group- Havre de Grace, MD - Ocular Disease
Dahlia Hirsch, MD
1996-97 (Winter)
The Eye Institute-Philadelphia, PA - Pediatric
John F. Kennedy Memorial Hospital- Phila, PA –Primary Care
Carlo Pelino, OD
1997 (Spring)
Contact Lens Associates- College Park, MD – Contact Lens
Stuart Schatz, O.D.
Ocular Ischemic Syndrome- The Initial Presentation of Carotid Occlusive Disease: Pennsylvania College of Optometry Grand Rounds- January 1998.
Ocular Emergencies and Urgencies: Parris Castoro Eye Care Center, and Fallston Hospital- November 1997.

Doctor Ratings
Accurate Diagnosis
No Ratings
Courteous Staff
No Ratings
Ease of Appointment
No Ratings
Spends Time with Me
No Ratings
Would Recommend to Others?
No Ratings
Doctor Details
Primary Specialty
Optometrist (OD)