Roger C. Husted, M.D.
Dr. Roger Husted (retired COL, US Army) has served the Monterey Peninsula since 1975 where he was the Chief of Ophthalmology at Silas B. Hays Army Community Hospital in Fort Ord. In 1991, Dr. Husted began private practice and immediately grew his patient base throughout Monterey County.
Dr. Husted acquired his medical degree at George Washington University School of Medicine. He later completed an internship and residency in both pathology and ophthalmology at Letterman Army Medical Center, San Francisco as well as an additional fellowship in retinal diseases at California Pacific Medical Center.
Dr. Husted is board certified, a Diplomate of the American Board of Ophthalmology, and an examiner for the American Board of Ophthalmology. He actively holds an academic appointment as an Associate Clinical Professor at California Pacific Medical Center where he has been an instructor since 1979 and remains active with several ophthalmologic organizations.
Dr. Husted and his wife have two boys. He is active with the Eagle and Boy Scouts working as a Scout Master.
Leland H. Rosenblum, M.D.
Dr. Rosenblum, a third generation physician and native of the Bay Area, has been practicing Ophthalmology in Monterey County since 1994. He graduated magna cum laude from Brown University and completed his medical degree from the University of California at San Francisco and then finished his specialty training at California Pacific Medical Center, San Francisco.
Dr. Rosenblum is a Diplomate of the American Board of Ophthalmology, a fellow of the American Academy of Ophthamology and serves on the Board of Directors for the California Academy of Ophthalmology. He holds an active appointment as an Assistant Clinical Professor at the University of California San Francisco, Natividad campus and sees patients at Monterey County Eye Associates.
He was voted, “Best Ophthalmologist” for 2008, 2009, 2010, 2012, 2013 and 2014 by the Carmel Pine Cone readers. He is passionate and committed to helping people throughout Monterey County improve and maintain their vision.
Although his dreams of winning the Tour De France have long since faded, he remains an avid cyclist and is a sponsor of the Monterey Bay Racing Team.
Thu Nguyen, O.D.
Thu Nguyen, OD brings a several new skill sets to Monterey Bay Eye Center. Her clinical training encompassed managing ocular conditions such as diabetic retinopathy, macular degeneration, and glaucoma. She has worked at the San Diego Veterans Affairs Hospital as well as private practice.
Dr. Nguyen will be expanding coverage hours at Monterey Bay Eye Center accommodating patients with some evening and weekend coverage. She has an interest in both ocular pathology and contact lens fitting. She is well-versed in all types of contact lens fittings from simple soft contact lenses, to gas permeable fits and cases such as keratoconus.
As a new resident of the Peninsula, Dr. Nguyen looks forward to balancing her practice with some hiking, photography, and cooking.
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