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Kameen Eye Associates Ophthalmologists
Anthony J. Kameen, M.D.Medical Director/Ophthalmologist

Dr. Anthony Kameen is a Board Certified Ophthalmologist specializing in laser vision correction (LASIK and PRK) and premium cataract surgery. A 1982 graduate of Georgetown University Medical School, Dr. Kameen went on to complete his Ophthalmology residency at the Greater Baltimore Medical Center (GBMC) and was named Chief Resident of the Department in 1986. He later played a significant role in pioneering laser vision correction, having performed the first government approved Excimer laser vision correction procedure, the first LASIK Intralase procedure and the first NearVision CK procedure in the Baltimore area.

More recently, Dr. Kameen was the first surgeon in the Mid-Atlantic region to provide the newly-approved KAMRA inlay procedure to correct near vision loss.

Dr. Kameen’s vast clinical experience and impressive results have earned him an international reputation for excellence, drawing patients from around the world. He has been voted “Top Doctor” in the field of Ophthalmology/Laser Vision Correction in both the Baltimore and Washingtonian magazine and he has received the “Top Doctor” award from both the VISX Corporation and the LVCI Corporation as one of their most accomplished surgeons. Dr. Kameen has also been awarded LVCI’s “Top Five” award given to the top five surgeons in the country.  Additionally, Kameen Eye Associates has received national recognition as one of the most technologically advanced practices in the industry.

Dr. Kameen is considered one of the most respected eye surgeons in the country.  He has performed over 10,000 PRK procedures, 60,000 LASIK procedures, 2,000 astigmatic Keratotomy procedures and 10,000 Cataract with lens implant procedures. Dr. Kameen has also appeared as an expert witness in numerous circumstances. Dr. Kameen has performed laser vision correction on many physicians as well as members of his own family, most recently performing LASIK on his 22 year old son. Dr. Kameen had laser vision correction to correct his own nearsightedness and astigmatism in 1994.

Dr. Kameen has been listed as a Top LASIK Surgeon by Madison Media in its monthly airline in-flight magazines. Dr. Kameen has also been listed as a Trusted Lasik Surgeon in Maryland.

John C. Minardi, O.D.Optometrist

Dr. John Minardi is a Board Certified Optometrist and has been practicing for over two decades. Dr. Minardi received his education from University of Michigan and New England College of Optometry, and went on to a residency at University of Miami Medical School’s Bascom Palmer Eye Institute.

Dr. Minardi has been caring for the eyes and vision of patients in Maryland since 1987 through his work at a number of area practices. He has held the position of Lead Optometrist at Kaiser Permanente’s Silver Spring and Kensington/Largo Medical Centers, as well Chief of Optometry of Kaiser Permanente’s Baltimore Service Area. He has also been the Clinical Director at both Summit/LCA Vision Centers and (what was then) TLC The Laser Center/Kameen Laser Eye Associates.

Dr. Minardi has specialized in pre- and post-operative care of refractive and cataract surgery patients, specialty contact lens fittings, care of glaucoma patients, and comprehensive eye exams. His depth and breadth of experience have made him widely respected in the field of optometry and beyond.

Kameen Eye Associates Staff
Katie MeeksPractice Manager (over 10 years with Dr. Kameen)

About Katie:

Katie is the vibrant, energetic, and people-focused leader of our office. Each aspect of patient care is overseen by Katie. That comfortable and cared-for feeling you have when you walk in the door? That’s because of Katie.Katie is a 1995 graduate of Loch Raven High School and earned her AA degree from the Community College of Baltimore County in 1998. Katie began her career at Kelly & Associates Insurance Group where she was an administrative assistant, data entry assistant, enrollment specialist, and then spent six years as assistant to the Chief Financial Officer.


  • Reading. She reads a few books every week.
  • Spending lots of time with her family (especially her 15 nieces and nephews).
  • Music. She performs and leads worship at Christ the King Church in Towson, MD.

What I love About Kameen Eye Associates:

  • “We see patients come back every day after their procedure with great vision that changes their lives. That never gets old.”
  • “I love interacting with people. In my role I get to spend time with patients every day.”
  • “I wake up every day and do something I LOVE to do with people that are TERRIFIC.”

My Favorite Things About Dr. Kameen:

  • “Dr. Kameen is humble, sharp, and witty.”
  • “Patients feel cared for by Dr. Kameen from their initial appointment and for years to come. Every patient is so important to him.”
  • “Dr. Kameen is compassionate and caring. You see this in his life both inside and outside of the office.”
Heather DubinAdministrative Assistant (9 years with Dr. Kameen)

About Heather:

Heather is the first face you see when you walk into the office. Heather handles scheduling, billing, and all the details around your procedure, from the initial consultation to your follow up appointments and annual eye exams.

Heather is a 1992 Pikesville High School graduate and studied at Catonsville Community College and The University of Maryland, Eastern Shore. Heather worked in restaurant management, event management, and financial services before joining Kameen Eye Associates in 2005.


  • Heather is close with her family, including the traditional Saturday morning breakfast.
  • A self proclaimed homebody, Heather loves wine and a movie on the couch on a Friday night.
  • Daisy, her miniature pincher.
  • Heather is a bookworm. We have a lot of those at Kameen.

What I love About Kameen Eye Associates:

  • “I get to work with great people every day!”
  • “Having laser vision correction changed my life. Now I get to be a part of that for others.”
  • “Freeing our patients from glasses and contacts is a great feeling.”

My Favorite Things About Dr. Kameen:

  • “Dr. Kameen is always innovating and changing. That inspires all of us to constantly grow and develop our skills.”
  • “I’ve never worked for anyone that thanked me for doing my job like Dr. Kameen does.”
  • “Dr. Kameen is a kind, caring, and great man to work for. I love my job.”
Beverly FosterOphthalmic Technician & Surgical Staff

About Bev:

Bev has been in ophthalmology for over 24 years and with Dr. Kameen since 1995. During that time she has seen the progress of modern eye surgery and has cared for thousands of patients. Bev is a graduate of Woodlawn High School and Catonsville Community College.


  • Spending time with her large family and friends.
  • The beach and everything that goes with it.
  • Cooking and shopping (usually with her family and friends).

What I love About Kameen Eye Associates:

  • “I love seeing the advances in the industry. We are on the leading edge in our care and I love being a part of that.”
  • “Each patient we see is a chance to change a life with clear vision.”
  • “Our clients are the best, and I enjoy being with them each day.”

My Favorite Things About Dr. Kameen:

  • “Dr. Kameen has a way of making everyone feel important and cared for. Everyone is equal to him even though he is the boss.”
  • “I feel like I receive the best instruction and guidance from Dr. Kameen.”
  • “Dr. Kameen is one of the kindest people I have ever met.”
Jennifer MarkleyOphthalmic Technician & Surgical Staff

About Jenn:

Jenn is a 1994 graduate of Chesapeake High School. Jenn began working with Dr. Kameen in 1999 as a administrative assistant and has done just about every job at Kameen. She started her career with ServePro working in residential and commercial restoration services.


  • “My life is full of my boys: my husband and three sons. Even the dog is a boy.”
  • “With a family of boys I enjoy everything outdoors: hunting, camping, fishing, and boating.”

What I love About Kameen Eye Associates:

  • “I LOVE it here.”
  • “I LOVE my job.”
  • “I LOVE the people.”

My Favorite Things About Dr. Kameen:

  • “Dr. Kameen is funny, caring, sincere, and thoughtful.”
  • “We are a family here, and Dr. Kameen sets the tone for that environment.”
Kelly ShincarickTechnician

About Kelly:

Kelly is a caring and talented technician. Her kindness radiates through every aspect of her role here, making sure our patients feel at home and at ease.

Kelly is a graduate of Ocean City High School in New Jersey. She has worked in Ophthalmology for 8 years, and her career arc has taken her from general to retina to refractive surgery specializations. Before joining the Kameen Eye Associates team, she worked with Dr. Wolf in Arnold, MD.

As a child, Kelly was a competitive gymnast, and her very first job, at age 11, was as a toaster girl. Today, she is the proud mother of her daughter, who is a straight-A student and athlete.


  • Reading books
  • Skiing and snowboarding, as well as playing at the beach
  • Spending time with her daughter and husband
  • Visiting out of town relatives

What I love About Kameen Eye Associates:

  • “I love all the girls I work with here.”
  • “Seeing patients’ lives be changed through corrected vision.”
  • “We care for each patient individually, because every person is unique.”

My Favorite Things About Dr. Kameen:

  • “He inspires me to be a better person at work and outside of work.”
  • “He’s the most genuine doctor I’ve ever met. He truly cares about his patients.”
  • “He appreciates all the work we do around the office.”
Referring Ophthalmologists & Optometrists
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Drs. Eickhoff & Rowe OptometristsJames A. Eickhoff, O.D. and Harold D. Rowe, »
Opti-CareMichael I. Davis, »
Giannas Eye CareApostolos Giannas, »
Jarrettsville Family Eye CareJerold M. Wassel, O.D. and Chryssa Bender, »
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Columbia Family Eye CareJames N. Hess, Jr., »
Lens 'n EyeSteven F. Sopher, O.D. and Neha Dada, »
Professional VisionBenjamin I. Hendin, O.D., Ann Marie Gallagher, O.D., Chryssa Bender, O.D., Susan Schultz, O.D. and Michael Diffendall, »
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