January 30, 2013

Ophthalmologist Lisa Neavyn Joins Harrington

CHARLTON, Mass. - January 30, 2013 - Lisa Neavyn, M.D., an Ophthalmologist, has joined Harrington Physician Services at its medical office suite on Route 169 in Charlton.

Dr. Neavyn, who completed her residency in Ophthalmology at the Kresge Eye Institute in Detroit, where she received the Lawrence L. Stocker Award for Compassionate Medicine, will join ophthalmologist Michael Border, M.D., and optician Lisa Jilson at 20 Southbridge Road (Route 169).

To schedule an appointment with Dr. Neavyn, please call 508-765-9068. She is accepting new patients and will begin practicing at Harrington in March.

The hiring of Dr. Neavyn will bring a total of three ophthalmologists to Harrington HealthCare System. Dr. Hugh Cooper, also a member of the Harrington medical staff, will continue to see patients at his office in the Medical Arts Building on the Harrington Hospital campus in Southbridge, as well as at the Webster campus at 340 Thompson Road, Webster. Dr. Cooper sees pediatric and adult patients.

"We are very pleased to announce the addition of Dr. Neavyn to our Ophthalmology Department," said Edward H. Moore, President and CEO of Harrington HealthCare System.

"Our mission at Harrington HealthCare System is to provide high-quality care to our patients in nearby, easily accessible locations," Moore said. "With Dr. Neavyn joining Dr. Border, we will have two ophthalmologists plus an optical shop in Charlton as well as the ophthalmological services of Dr. Cooper at our Southbridge and Webster campuses."

Dr. Neavyn received her doctorate in medicine from Jefferson Medical College in Philadelphia. She did her internship at Crozer-Chester Medical Center in Upland, Penn. She graduated Magna Cum Laude with a Bachelor of Science from the University of Massachusetts at Amherst.

Dr. Neavyn will conduct eye exams and also perform surgical procedures, treating patients for a variety of ophthalmic conditions, including cataracts, glaucoma and diabetic eye disease.