David L. Galiani, M.D.
Dr. David Galiani graduated from the Pennsylvania State University and the Medical College of Virginia, where he received numerous honors and awards. He completed his residency in Ophthalmology at the Penn State Hershey Medical Center. He is on the staff at Wills Eye Hospital and Doylestown Hospital. At the Wills Eye Hospital, he shares his surgical expertise to teach residents in the field of cataract surgery.
Dr. Galiani practices comprehensive ophthalmology with his special interests being state-of-the-art cataract, glaucoma, and medical retina care. He performs cataract surgical procedures that are customized to best meet the visual needs of the patient by offering a variety of lens implant types and refractive corrections. He is board certified in Ophthalmology and is a member of the American Academy of Ophthalmology, the Pennsylvania Medical Society, the Bucks County Medical Society, and the Association of Cataract and Refractive Surgeons. Dr. Galiani has also published numerous articles in medical journals and textbooks and has presented research at international ophthalmology conferences.
Dr. Galiani assumed the practice of Dr. John W. Tomlinson upon his retirement in 2006. The practice has been providing care to patients in Central Bucks County since 1984.
Blair K. Armstrong, M.D.
Blair K. Armstrong, M.D. is a board-certified ophthalmologist specializing in oculoplastic, orbital, and reconstructive surgery. She treats a wide variety of eyelid, orbital and lacrimal conditions, and thyroid eye disease. She has a special interest in eyelid reconstruction and in cosmetic surgical and nonsurgical treatments of the face and peri-ocular region.
Dr. Armstrong grew up in the Philadelphia suburbs and earned her Bachelors of Science cum laude from Boston College. She returned to Philadelphia and attended Jefferson Medical College where she was elected to the Alpha Omega Alpha honor medical society, awarded the Beach scholarship for service, compassion, and scholarship, received the ophthalmology award (honorable mention), and graduated cum laude.
Dr. Armstrong pursued her internship at Albert Einstein Medical Center and completed her ophthalmology training at the world-renowned Wills Eye Hospital. As a Wills Eye Hospital resident, Dr. Armstrong was nominated for the Jefferson Faculty Association Resident Award as well as the Philadelphia County Medical Society Award for Humaneness in Medicine. Dr. Armstrong then completed a fellowship in neuro-ophthalmology, oculoplastics, orbital, and reconstructive surgery at the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center in Dallas, Texas.
Following fellowship, Dr. Armstrong became the Director of Ophthalmic Plastic, Reconstructive, and Orbital Surgery at Boston University and an assistant professor at Boston University School of Medicine; she worked with a diverse population of patients with complicated pathology and trained both residents and medical students. Dr. Armstrong has authored numerous peer-reviewed publications and book chapters and has been an invited speaker at many conferences and meetings.
Dr. Armstrong is pleased to return to her Philadelphia-area roots. When not working, she enjoys traveling, spending time with her family, and leading an active lifestyle.
Joseph M. Ortiz, M.D.
Joseph M. Ortiz, M.D. is a graduate of Swarthmore College and earned his medical degree from New York Medical College. He did one year of anatomical pathology at Yale-New Haven Hospital which was followed by an NIH fellowship in ocular pathology at the Scheie Eye Institute-University of Pennsylvania. Dr. Ortiz completed his residency in Ophthalmology at the Scheie Eye Institute. This was followed by a glaucoma fellowship at Addenbrooke’s Hospital in Cambridge, England. He completed a concurrent fellowship in ocular immune disease at Moorfields Hospital in London.
Dr. Ortiz was formerly an associate professor of ophthalmology and head of the glaucoma division and associate resident program director at Drexel University in Philadelphia. Previously he held a similar position at Cooper Hospital-UMDNJ in Camden, NJ.
He is a diplomat of the American Board of Ophthalmology and a fellow of the American Board of Ophthalmology, the Royal College of Ophthalmologists (UK), and the College of Physicians of Philadelphia. He is a member of the American Glaucoma Society, Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology, the American Associate of Ophthalmic Oncologists and Pathologists, and the American Medical Association. Dr. Ortiz is fluent in English and Spanish.
Laura Walsh, O.D.
Dr. Laura Walsh earned her Doctor of Optometry degree with Clinical Honors from the Pennsylvania College of Optometry in Elkins Park, PA in 2006. She also achieved Clinical Honors in both Low Vision Rehabilitation and Pediatric and Binocular Vision. She received her Bachelor of Health Sciences in biology from Quinnipiac University in Hamden, CT in 2002, prior to attending optometry school. She began her career at Albert Einstein Medical Center in Philadelphia, where she was on staff with the ophthalmology department until 2009. She joined Galiani Ophthalmology in 2007 and enjoys seeing patients of all ages.
Dr. Walsh has extensive knowledge in the fitting of soft contact lenses and rigid gas permeable contacts, including multifocal and monovision. She prides herself on being very patient and helpful with difficult or complex contact lens fittings. She also has a special interest in pediatrics and enjoys helping children with their first-time contact lens fittings.
Dr. Walsh works closely with Dr. Galiani in treating various eye conditions, including dry eye disease, blepharitis, meibomian gland dysfunction, cataracts, glaucoma, and macular degeneration. Dr. Walsh is a member of the American Optometric Association the Bucks Montgomery Optometric Association. She resides locally with her husband and her two daughters. She is bilingual and fluent in English and Spanish. She truly loves serving the Doylestown community and fulfilling their eye care needs. Dr. Walsh is fluent in English and Spanish.
Rita Tien X. Le, O.D.
Dr. Le graduated from Thomas Jefferson University and received her BS Degree in Biology in 2004, and from Salus University where she received her BS and Doctor of Optometry Degrees in 2010. She received many honors throughout her training at both universities for her compassion, leadership, and excellence in the classrooms and clinics.
After graduation, Dr. Le began her career at Harleysville Eye Associates in Harleysville PA where she practiced full scope of optometry, provided comprehensive eye exams to patients of all ages, and managed and treated many eye conditions such as AMD, Glaucoma, Dry Eye, MGD, Binocular conditions, and Cataracts. While at Harleysville Eye Associates, Dr. Le worked closely with Kremer Eye Center in King of Prussia until her departure in 2019.
Eric Neelans, O.D.
Dr. Eric Neelans graduated from Ursinus College in Collegeville, PA in 2001 with a BS in Chemistry, and earned a BS in Visual Science and his Doctor of Optometry degree from Pennsylvania College of Optometry in 2008. Dr. Neelans was commissioned in the U.S. Army upon graduation and completed his residency training in Primary Care Optometry at Brooke Army Medical Center in San Antonio, TX through Northeastern State University College of Optometry. In 2009, Dr. Neelans went on a humanitarian mission to Guatemala to provide eye care to unserved communities.
Following the completion of his residency training, Dr. Neelans relocated to Fort Hood, Texas where he took command of an Army medical detachment and deployed to Iraq for 12 months as one of only four optometrists in the country to serve the US Servicemen and women. Dr. Neelans was the Chief of the Winder Optometry Clinic at Joint Base Lewis-McChord, WA from 2012 to 2014, at which time he left the Army to return home to Bucks County. Prior to joining Galiani Ophthalmology, Dr. Neelans has worked in private practice in New Jersey and Pennsylvania.
Dr. Neelans has extensive knowledge in the fitting of hard and soft contact lenses and in the treatment of various eye conditions such as glaucoma, macular degeneration, dry eye, corneal disease, and ocular manifestations of systemic disease such as diabetes. Dr. Neelans earned his Fellowship from the American Academy of Optometry in 2013. He resides just outside of Doylestown and enjoys spending his time with his wife and two children, traveling, baseball, and reading history.