Dr. Rothman received her Doctorate of Optometry in 1987 from the State University of New York College of Optometry where she graduated with honors. She completed an internship at the Veteran’s Administration Hospital in Northport, N.Y., receiving extensive training in the areas of ocular disease and low vision management. Prior to her current position at Manhattan Vision Associates, Dr. Rothman was in private practice for fifteen years in Westchester, N.Y. where she provided multidisciplinary eye care and contact lens specialty services. This innovative practice became one of the largest single-site contact practices in lower Westchester county. She has also developed expertise in the area of refractive laser surgery as an associate at TLC laser center in Manhattan where she co-managed a large number of LASIK patients. Most recently, Dr. Rothman has accepted the opportunity to organize and lead an independent eye care mission to Rwanda, where she will establish ongoing eye care at a Partners-In-Health (Gates/Clinton Foundation) clinic.