Our Staff

Dr. Alaina Geurds-Tonelli, OD

Dr. Alaina Geurds - Optometrist Surgeon

Dr. Tonelli is a former student of Dr. Wasserman’s and has been practicing Optometry since 1999. We have been pleased to have her on our staff since 2010. She graduated from Villanova University pre-med and received her doctorate in Optometry from the Pennsylvania College of Optometry in 1999. Dr. Tonelli did her residency in Ocular disease and Blind Rehabilitation at the West Side VA Hospital and VA Hines Blind Rehabiliation Center in Chicago.

Dr. Tonelli has extensive experience with children as well as adults and works closely with Dr. Wasserman.

Dr. Tonelli grew up in New Jersey and lives currently in West Windsor with her husband and four daughters. She loves to travel, being at the beach, and spending quality time with her family and friends.


Dr. Sheri Galperin Rosen, OD

Dr. Rosen joined our practice in 2015 and has been practicing Optometry since 1988.  She graduated from University Of Rhode Island and received her doctorate in Optometry from the Pennsylvania College of Optometry in 1988.

Dr. Rosen has experience with children as well as adults and works closely with Dr. Wasserman.

Dr. Rosen grew up in New Jersey and currently lives in Robbinsville with her husband and two sons.  She loves spending time with her family, traveling and reading.


Lisa Rago: Practice Administrator/LASIK Coordinator

Lisa Rago - Surgical CoordinatorLisa has worked in the medical field since 1988 as part of both an internal medicine practice in New Jersey and a dental office in Colorado. Upon her return to NJ she has worked in Ophthalmology and has been with Dr. Wasserman since 2005 as his laser and surgical coordinator.

Lisa had her LASIK surgery performed by Dr. Wasserman on May 5, 2005. She enjoys kayaking, biking, going to the gym and reading.Iris has been in ophthalmology since 2004. She has been working with Dr Wasserman since 2017 and has found a love for working with his pediatric patients.  She is married and has three children and two dogs.  While she is not working she likes to spend time with her children and traveling.


Denise Pichey: Certified Ophthalmic Assistant

Denise Pichey - Ophthalmic AssistantDenise is a certified ophthalmic assistant with a specialty in surgical assisting. She began her career in ophthalmology in California twenty plus years ago and over the years has worked for various ophthalmologists in California, Connecticut and New Jersey. She has found her passion working with pediatric patients and with Dr. Wasserman. It also provides her great satisfaction to work with her peers to achieve excellent results with LASIK.

When she is not working, Denise enjoys horseback riding, gardening, and caring for the managerie at her farm in Hopewell.



Heather Wade: Patient Services
Heather Wade - Patient Service RepresentativeHeather’s smiling face has been at our front desk since 2008 as our patient services respresentative. Dr. Wasserman performed her LASIK in May 2009. Ask her about her results when you visit. When Heather is not working, she enjoys going to the beach, training for the marathon and spending time with her three children.
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Dr. Barry Wasserman is committed to providing you with expert, personalized care using the latest technology available.

Our experienced and professional staff pride themselves on delivering outstanding, personal attention in a friendly, comfortable atmosphere. From our knowledgeable patient counselors and clinical technicians to our highly skilled surgeon, you can trust us to provide you with quality care and the best possible results.