Our Doctors

Valarie Overton, M.D.

Dr. Overton is a Board-certified Ophthalmologist and a Fellow of the American Academy of Ophthalmology. She received her MD degree at Albert Einstein College of Medicine followed by an internship in Internal Medicine at Westchester County Medical Center. She completed her residency in Ophthalmology at Montefiore Hospital and Medical Center where she received comprehensive training in all aspects of medical and surgical ophthalmology. She was Co-Director of Residency Training and Clinic Chief at Bronx Municipal Hospital Center for one year prior to entering private practice.

For over thirty years, Dr. Overton has built her practice through her commitment to provide every patient the highest quality of care with the utmost respect and compassion. She is frequently sought to provide second opinions for difficult or complicated ophthalmic problems.

Dr. Overton was Chief of Ophthalmology at Lawrence Hospital in Bronxville, NY (currently NYP Westchester) for ten years and previously an Assistant Clinical Professor at Albert Einstein College of Medicine. Dr. Overton's experience, knowledge and expertise have earned her recognition as one of Westchester and Greenwich's Top Doctors for seven consecutive years. She is a fellow of the American Academy of Ophthalmology and the New York State Ophthalmologic Society.

Over the past 15 years, Dr. Overton has developed extensive expertise in nonsurgical facial rejuvenation with the use of botulinums (Botox, Dysport) and dermal fillers (Restylane, Juvederm, Voluma XC). With unparalleled knowledge of the muscles and tissues around the eyes and their interrelationship with tissues of the upper and lower face, she is able to create a beautiful, natural, more youthful appearance with little or no downtime. Consultations are free and confidential.


Marie Kristine N. Panganiban, M.D.

Dr. Kristine Panganiban is a board-certified ophthalmologist who received a Master’s degree in Biomedical Sciences from the prestigious Tufts University School of Medicine. She earned her medical degree from Albany Medical College, completed a one-year internship in Internal Medicine at North Shore LIJ followed by residency in ophthalmology at the highly regarded SUNY Stony Brook where she served as Chief Resident, allowing her to fully utilize her excellent leadership, organizational, and communication skills. She is also a duly elected Active Fellow of the American Academy of Ophthalmology.

Dr. Panganiban is available to offer a wide scope of expertise, focusing on comprehensive ophthalmological care. Her prior experience in private practice includes the diagnosis and treatment of dry eye and blepharitis, cataracts, glaucoma and diabetic eye disease, as well as trauma and other advanced eye disease.  She is fully committed to providing excellent and compassionate ophthalmic care to our patients.

Susan Fromer, M.D.

Dr. Susan Fromer is an ophthalmologist who specializes in the treatment of cataracts, glaucoma, and laser vision correction. She graduated with honors from Rutgers University. She went on to receive her medical degree at NYU Medical School. She then completed a medical internship at Lenox Hill Hospital and residency training at St Vincent's Hospital.

She has done additional training in cornea and laser refractive surgery at Mercy Hospital. She has been board-certified since 1992. In 2004, Dr. Fromer was an assistant clinical professor of ophthalmology at Manhattan Eye, Ear, and Throat Hospital where she was a resident instructor, training the residents in ophthalmic surgery. Dr. Susan Fromer was preceptor for a glaucoma fellowship with Dr. Maurice Luntz at Manhattan Eye, Ear and Throat Hospital in New York.

Dr. Fromer has had extensive experience in laser-assisted cataract surgery, premium intraocular lens implantation, complex and advanced techniques in cataract surgery, minimally invasive glaucoma surgery (MIGS), traditional and implant glaucoma surgery, and laser treatments for glaucoma.

Dr. Fromer is a NYPD Honorary Police Surgeon. She has been named as a Castle Connolly top doctor.

Dr. Susan Fromer is fluent in English and Spanish.


Deepika Malik, M.D. 

Dr. Deepika Malik is a highly experienced, fellowship trained vitreoretinal surgeon with expertise in macular disorders including age related macular degeneration, diabetic retinopathy, retinal vein occlusions and surgical retinal diseases including retinal tears and detachment, macular pucker, macular hole. 

Dr. Malik is a Diplomate of American Board of Ophthalmology and is Board Certified in Ophthalmology and a Fellow of the American Society of Retina Specialists. She has completed her surgical vitreoretinal fellowship at Gavin Herbert Eye Institute at the University of California, Irvine. She has been honored as Top Ophthalmologists in Philadelphia region and included in 2021 Top Doctors List. Dr. Malik is an accomplished researcher and had conducted extensive national clinic trials to evaluate the efficacy of drugs and devices in the treatment of retinal disorders. 

Dr. Malik is affiliated with the New York Eye and Ear Infirmary of Mount Sinai.  She is a member of the American Society of Retina Specialists, American Academy of Ophthalmology, Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology, American Medical Association and Vit-Buckle Society. 

She speaks English and Hindi. 

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Office Hours

  • Monday8:15 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
  • Tuesday8:15 a.m. - 6:45 p.m.
  • Wednesday9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
  • Thursday7:30 a.m. - 4:15 p.m.
  • Friday9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

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