Dr. Natalia Pisklak graduated cum laude from University of Massachusetts in Boston with a Bachelors of Science degree in Biology and minor in Chemistry. She then pursued a degree in Optometry at New England College of Optometry (NECO) in Boston. She was active with community service during her training including being the glasses coordinator for a VOSH (Volunteer Optometric Services to Humanity) mission trip, and partaking in a week-long trip to the Dominican Republic helping to see over a 1000 patients with her classmates. After graduating from NECO, Dr. Pisklak further pursued her interest in advanced ocular disease and primary care by doing a residency at the Veterans Affairs Hospital in Newington, CT. During this time, she worked alongside optometrists as well as retinal and glaucoma specialists on the treatment and comanagement of advanced glaucoma, macular degeneration, inflammatory eye diseases, diabetic retinopathy, cataracts, and other rare retinal disorders.
Throughout her education, Dr. Pisklak has worked in multiple community health centers, hospital-based settings, and private practices where she gained experience in contact lenses, pediatrics, and low vision. Dr. Pisklak sees patients at both Colchester and Hebron Eye Care.
“My experience working at Colchester and Hebron Eye Care has been what I have always envisioned patient care to be - filled with value and compassion. I am proud to be working alongside such an amazing staff filled with people who care about every patient who walks through the door.”
In her free time, Natalia loves to hike, travel, ski, and go on adventures with family and friends.