Baltimore, MD
410-377-7611
Aberdeen, MD
410-306-9980
Bel Air, MD
410-306-9980
York, PA
717-699-1991
Hanover, PA
717-699-1991

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Our Physicians

Eric P. Suan, M.D., F.A.C.S.

Eric P. Suan, M.D., F.A.C.S., is founder and President of The Retina Care Center, L.L.C. He provides state-of-the-art medical and surgical treatments for diseases of the retina and vitreous in multiple locations throughout Maryland and Pennsylvania.

His areas of interest and expertise are medical and surgical management of Diabetic Retinopathy, Macular Degeneration, Macular Holes and Puckers, complex Retinal Detachments, and Complications of Ocular Surgery.

Eric P. Suan, M.D., F.A.C.S. is Board Certified by the American Board of Ophthalmology and is a Fellow of the American College of Surgeons and American Academy of Ophthalmology. He is a Clinical Instructor at the University of Maryland and an Adjunct Clinical Professor for the Department of Veterans Affairs, Maryland Health Care Systems. He is a member of the Medical Staff of Greater Baltimore Medical Center, Timonium Surgical Center, Surgical Center of York, Dulaney Eye Institute, and Pinnacle Health System.

Yale College
B.S. Molecular Biophysics and Biochemistry
Yale University
M.S. Molecular Biophysics and Biochemistry
Yale University School of Medicine
M.D.
Wills Eye Hospital
Residency in Ophthalmology, Co-Chief Resident
Bascom Palmer Eye Institute
Fellowship in Vitreoretinal Surgery, Heed Fellow


 

Matthew A. Speicher, M.D.

Dr. Speicher is an expert in the medical and surgical management of all types of vitreoretinal disease including diabetic retinopathy, retinal detachments, macular disorders, and complications following cataract surgery. During fellowship, he participated in research studying the benefits of long-acting intraocular steroids for the management of macular degeneration and macular edema. Since joining the practice in 2003, he has participated in phase 3 clinical trials investigating various pharmacologic therapies for age related macular degeneration, retinal vein occlusion, and diabetic retinopathy.  He has authored multiple articles in the peer-reviewed literature and has delivered numerous lectures.

Matthew A. Speicher, M.D. is Board Certified by the American Board of Ophthalmology. He is a member of the medical staff of Greater Baltimore Medical Center, Timonium Surgical Center, Surgical Center of York, and Dulaney Eye Institute, and provides retinal care to patients at various locations throughout Maryland and Pennsylvania.

Cornell University
B.S. Applied Economics
Temple University School of Medicine
M.D.
Georgetown University
Residency in Ophthalmology, Chief Resident
Indiana University
Fellowship in Vitreoretinal Surgery, Grayson Fellow


 

Newman J. Sund, M.D., Ph.D.

Dr. Sund specializes in all aspects of vitreoretinal diseases, including retinal detachment, macular degeneration, diabetic retinopathy, macular holes and puckers, and pediatric retinal diseases. Dr. Sund has published several articles in peer-reviewed journals, and has presented at national meetings on several topics in ophthalmology. He has been actively involved in clinical research including participation in several national multicenter trials sponsored by industry and the National Institute of Health and National Eye Institute, notably in the areas of age-related macular degeneration, retinal vein occlusion, and diabetic retinopathy. Dr. Sund is a member of the medical staff of the Greater Baltimore Medical Center, Timonium Surgical Center, Surgical Center of York, and Dulaney Eye Institute, and provides retinal care to patients at various locations throughout Maryland and Pennsylvania.

Columbia University
B.A. with Departmental Honors in Biology, Cum Laude
University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine
M.D.
University of Pennsylvania, School of Arts and Sciences
Ph.D in Genetics, Cell and Molecular Biology
Scheie Eye Institute
Residency in Ophthalmology
William Beaumont Hospital
Fellowship in Vitreoretinal Surgery


 

Timothy D. Polk, M.D.

Timothy D. Polk MD has been in practice in Maryland since 1997 and specializes in the diagnosis and treatment of diseases of the retina and vitreous. These include macular degeneration, diabetic retinopathy, retinal detachments, retinal vein occlusions, and macular holes and puckers. He has published numerous professional articles and has received many awards for outstanding teaching.

Dr. Polk is board certified by the American Board of Ophthalmology. He is a member of the American Society of Retina Specialists and the American Academy of Ophthalmology where he has served on the steering committee for the Diabetes EyeCare Program. He is a Clinical Instructor at the University of Maryland and Sinai Hospital. He is also on staff at the Upper Chesapeake Medical Center, and the Greater Baltimore Medical Center. He is a volunteer physician at the Joseph Richey Hospice.

Dr. Polk received his retina fellowship training at two of the most prestigious institutions in the world. At the Bascom Palmer Eye Institute, he worked with Donald Gass, MD, considered by many to be the father of medical retina as a subspecialty. At the University of Iowa, he learned the latest techniques in vitreoretinal surgery and received extensive training in the diagnosis and treatment of hereditary retinal disease.

Dr. Polk lives in Towson with his wife and two daughters. He enjoys tennis and golf and plays the guitar and piano.

University of Virginia College of Arts & Sciences
B.A. in Mathematics, Echols Scholar
University of Virginia School of Medicine
M.D.
Greater Baltimore Medical Center
Residency in Ophthalmology, Co-chief resident
Bascom Palmer Eye Institute
Fellowship in Medical Retinal Disease
University of Iowa Hospital
Fellowship in Vitreoretinal Surgery

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