Welcome to the Greece location of Reed Eye Associates, a six location Ophthalmology practice. We are conveniently located between Long Pond and I-390. Ophthalmologists Ronald Reed, MD and Alan Bloom, MD, along with our optometrists, opticians, and staff, strive to offer you an unparalleled eye care experience, from the first phone call to our office until the end of your visit. We want to offer you the ultimate in caring and quality.
Meet Our Greece Location Doctors
We have 5 Optometrists and 2 Medical Doctors on staff to help meet all your optical needs
Dr Reed received his bachelor degree in mathematics from Colgate University, his medical degree from the University of Connecticut. He did extensive medical research in the areas of control of brain blood flow, stroke therapy and endotoxin shock. He remains the only medical student ever invited to be the guest speaker to the Society of University Surgeons. He developed a technique to measure blood brain flow. He was asked by Dr. DeBakey, the noted heart surgeon, to share his work with their research team. He was the guest of National Public Radio and Radio-Free Europe. His work is published in Journal of Neurosurgery, Journal of Surgery, Surgery Gynecology and Obstetrics and textbook “Thyroid”. Dr. Reed practiced Emergency Room Medicine for 2 years. Dr. Reed was an Ophthalmology Resident at the world renowned Wills Eye Hospital in Philadelphia. He was the recipient of the James Slipman Award for outstanding research at Wills Eye Hospital.
Reed Eye Associates Founder and Medical Director, Dr. Ronald Reed has earned a reputation for excellence as one of the nation’s leading cataract and lens replacement surgeons, performing over 25,000 cataract surgeries. Dr. Reed has taught cataract surgery around the world.
Dr. Reed was born in New York City. He has lived the majority of his life in Rochester. Having raised three children, he and his wife Krista reside in Rochester with their two Havanese dogs, Carlos and Tomas.
Alan F. Bloom, MD
Alan F. Bloom, MD received his undergraduate degree from Yale University in 1979 and his medical degree from Yale University School of Medicine in 1983. He completed his residency in Ophthalmology at the New York Hospital-Cornell Medical Center in 1987. He has been a partner at Reed Eye Associates since 1987.
Dr. Bloom specializes in cataract surgery, laser treatments, and medical eye care. He has performed over 20,000 cataract surgeries since joining Reed Eye Associates.
In his free time, Dr. Bloom is an avid cyclist and golfer. When he’s not stuck in a sand trap or searching for a lost ball in the woods, he is generally out fly fishing, and has recently published a fishing short story in “Gray’s Sporting Journal”.
John TC Chu, OD, FAAO
John TC Chu, OD, came to the United States from Hong Kong at a young age to pursue his education. He earned his Doctor of Optometry degree from the State University of New York, College of Optometry in 1978. Dr. Chu began his Optometry career in Rochester in 1980
Dr. Chu and his wife Betty, have three sons. They are graduates of Sutherland High School and played varsity soccer for the Knights. Dr. Chu loves the beautiful game of soccer.
I am an avid fan of: Manchester United (20 times Premier League champions), Liverpool (“You’ll never walk alone”), Spurs (Gareth Bale, best left foot), PSG (David Beckham, best right foot) and yes the Bills (best NFL team in New York). And let’s not forget, the human eye blinks approximately 11,000 times per day which equals over 4,000,000 times per year. They are working hard for you, so support them, too, as well as take good care of them.
R.Craig Evans, OD, was born in Hamilton, NY and grew up in New Hartford(near Utica, NY). His undergraduate degree is from SUNY Oneonta in Biology. He graduated in 1985 from the New England College of Optometry in Boston, MA and moved to Rochester, working for ten years at the Wilson Health Center.
For five years he was an adjunct professor for SUNY College of Optometry teaching fourth year students in their clinical extern program. He joined Reed Eye Associates in 1995 and has been happily working at the Greece location.
Dr. Evans is married to Barb (an optician by trade),and has two children, Corey and Lindsey. Dr. Evans is an avid golfer and enjoys playing at the many wonderful courses around Rochester. He is also a staunch Syracuse basketball fan that loves to see live games at the Carrier Dome. He is also an avid reader (fav. Author Harlan Coben) and music lover.(just don't ask him to sing!)
Charles Ellermeyer, OD
Charles Ellermeyer, OD, grew up in western Pennsylvania and received his undergraduate degree from Saint Vincent College and his Doctor of Optometry degree from the Pennsylvania College of Optometry. He moved to Rochester in 1983 and has been fortunate to be a member of Reed Eye Associates since 1984. And "Its has been a privilege to be part of such a dedicated team in providing the best in eye care."
He has served as a clinical contact lens investigator and was an optometric board examiner for the Pennsylvania Board of Optometry.
Dr. Ellermeyer and his wife Therese have two daughters who are currently in college. He enjoys spending time with his family, traveling, the Steelers and all outdoor activities.
Dr. Ellermeyer provides comprehensive care at our offices in Greece and Pittsford.
Karilyn Piwoni-Lippa, OD
Karilyn Piwoni-Lippa, OD was born and raised in rural Wisconsin and is the youngest of five children. She obtained her undergraduate degree in Biology from the University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire in 1990 and her Doctor of Optometry degree from Pennsylvania College of Optometry in 1995. Upon graduating, she practiced in the Philadelphia area for two years before moving to Colorado and practicing there for four years. In 2001 she moved to upstate New York and joined Reed Eye Associates in 2007.
She is married with two children and enjoys spending time with her family. She is an avid sports fan and “any given Sunday” during football season can be found watching her beloved Green Bay packers. Her other interests include travel, antiques, photography and jewelry making.
Dr. Piwoni-Lippa cares for patients at the Greece office.
Raj Trivedi, OD
Raj Trivedi, OD earned his B.S. in Biotechnology from Rochester Institute of Technology, Dr. Trivedi went on to the State University of New York College of Optometry in Manhattan, New York to obtain his Doctor of Optometry.
He enjoys being an important part of Reed Eye Associates, where great eye care is tempered with compassion and the knowledge that the total health and happiness of each and every patient must be kept in mind.
Outside of clinic Dr. Trivedi enjoys sports, traveling and reading and spending time with his wife and son.
Dr. Trivedi provides full comprehensive eye care at our offices in Greece and Pittsford locations.