Paul J. Botelho, M.D.

Paul J. Botelho, M.D. is a Fellowship-trained Cornea and Refractive Surgeon specializing in Laser Vision Correction, Corneal Transplant and Cataract Surgery. He is board Certified Ophthalmologist and a Diplomate of the National Board of Medical Examiners.

Dr. Botelho graduated Magna cum Laude with a Bachelor’s of Arts from College of Holy Cross in Worcester, MA. He received his Medical Doctorate from Boston University School of Medicine and his internship from Newton-Wellesley Hospital in Newton, MA.

Upon completion of his ophthalmology residency from the University of Missouri, Dr. Botelho served as Chief of Ophthalmology with the United States Air Force. He then completed a Fellowship in Cornea and Refractive Surgery at The Wilmer Eye Institute, The John’s Hopkins University School of Medicine in Baltimore, MD.

Dr. Botelho has participated in clinical research projects and authored numerous research publications, book chapters and review articles. He has received the 2004-05 Terrance P. O’Brien, MD Research Award from Johns Hopkins University and the 2007 H. Frederick Stephens, MD Resident Teaching Award from Brown University.

Dr. Botelho served as the Assistant Clinical Professor and Chief of Cornea in the Department of Ophthalmology at the Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University in Providence, RI. He is a member of the medical and surgical staff at St. Luke’s Hospital, Charlton Memorial Hospital, St. Anne’s Hospital, and Advanced Eye Surgery Center.

Dr. Botelho grew up in Taunton, MA and continues to provide exceptional eye care to his native southern New England area. He enjoys spending his free time with his two children, Paul Jay and Kathryn Marie.

Marc P. Wladis, M.D.

Marc P. Wladis, M.D. received a B.A. degree from Cornell University-College of Arts & Sciences in 1976, and then continued on to the University Of Michigan School Of Medicine where he received his Doctor of Medicine in 1980. He completed his Internship at William Beaumont Hospital in Royal Oak, MI in 1981 and his Residency at Boston University Hospital in 1984. He is board certified by the American Board of Ophthalmology. Professional memberships include the American Academy of Ophthalmology, New England Society of Eye Physicians and Surgeons.

Dr. Wladis has been practicing ophthalmology since 1984. In January, 2004, Dr. Wladis and Scott M. Corin, M.D., founded Advanced Eye Centers, Inc.

He is on staff at Advanced Eye Surgery Center and Southcoast Hospitals Group.

Dr. Wladis resides in Lakeville, MA with his wife Susan and three children.

Scott M. Corin, M.D.

Scott M. Corin, M.D. graduated from Brown University in 1979 and received his Doctor of Medicine from New York University in 1983. He completed his Internship at Veteran’s Affairs Medical Center in New York in 1984 and his Residency at The University of Michigan Hospitals/Medical Center in 1987. Dr. Corin has been in practice since 1988. Most recently, in January, 2004, he along with Marc Wladis, M.D., founded Advanced Eye Centers, Inc. He is certified by the American Board of Ophthalmology. Professional memberships include the American Academy of Ophthalmology, American Society of Ophthalmic Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Massachusetts Society of Eye Physicians and Surgeons, Massachusetts State Medical Society, and Canadian Oculoplastic Society.

Dr. Corin is on staff at Advanced Eye Surgery Center, Southcoast Hospitals Group as well as St. Anne’s Hospital.

He resides in Dartmouth, MA with his wife Nina Blumenthal, M.D. and two children.

Kameran Lashkari, M.D.

Kameran Lashkari, M.D. graduated from Williams College, Bachelor of Arts with Highest Honors, in 1981. In 1985 he received his Doctorate of Medicine from the New York Medical College in Valhalla, New York. Dr. Lashkari completed his Internship at St. Vincent’s Hospital & Medical Center in 1986 as well as his Residency in Internal Medicine in 1988. He also completed his Residency in Ophthalmology at the University of Missouri, Eye Foundation of Kansas City in 1993. Dr. Lashkari’s many Fellowships include:


  • Fellow in Medical Retina & Research, Schepens Retina Associates & Schepens Eye Research Institute, Boston
  • Research Fellow, Schepens Eye Research Institute, HMS
  • Clinical Fellow, Dept. of Ophthalmology, Harvard Medical School
  • Medical-Surgical Fellow in vitreoretinal disease, Massachusetts Eye & Ear Infirmary, Boston
  • Surgical Fellow, Vitreoretinal Disease, Schepens Retina Associates
  • Postdoctoral research fellow in the laboratory of Andrius Kazlauskas, Ph.D., signal transduction of tyrosine kinase receptors, Schepens Eye Research Institute.

He is licensed to practice medicine in the states of New York, Massachusetts, Missouri, and Florida. In 2005 he was recertified by the American Board of Ophthalmology and is a Diplomate at the National Board of Medical Examiners, American Board of Internal Medicine, and American Board of Ophthalmology. Dr. Lashkari’s Professional Memberships include:

  • Member, American Medical Association
  • Member, American College of Physicians
  • Member, The Association for Research in Vision & Ophthalmology
  • Schepens International Society
  • Fellow, American Academy of Ophthalmology
  • Member, International Society for Stem Cell Research
  • Member, American Society of Investigative Pathology

He specializes in diseases and surgery of the retina and vitreous and diabetic eye care.