Eye Health Partners of Murfreesboro, TN
1602 West Northfield Blvd
Murfreesboro, TN 37129
Phone: (615) 217-3321
Fax: (615) 217-3477
Toll Free: (800) 955-3270
Our Murfreesboro Eye Doctors
Dr. Daniel Bregman is an accomplished eye surgeon, specializing in no-stitch micro-incision cataract surgery, refractive laser-assisted cataract surgery (ReLACS), and corneal refractive procedures such as LASIK. Formerly the Chief of Ophthalmology at Ireland Army Community Hospital in Fort Knox, KY, he has been a member of our practice since 1993. He received his medical degree from Jefferson Medical College in Philadelphia, PA, and completed his residency in Ophthalmology at Walter Reed Army Medical Center in Washington, DC.
Dr. Bregman has achieved outstanding results in the course of performing 30,000 LASIK procedures and 30,000 cataract procedures thus far in his career. His experience and expertise extends to include medical and surgical treatment for a variety of other ocular conditions, including glaucoma, surgical treatment of pterygium, and the management of dry eye syndrome.
Refractive laser-assisted cataract surgery or ReLACS is a state-of-the-art procedure that helps to reduce dependence on glasses after cataract surgery. The laser used during cataract surgery can reduce pre-existing astigmatism, and treat presbyopia—the need for reading glasses—with laser guided precision that is often combined with toric and multifocal intraocular lens implants.
Jessica LeSueur, O.D.
Jessica LeSueur, O.D. graduated from the University of Louisville prior to earning a Doctor of Optometry degree from the University of Alabama at Birmingham School of Optometry. Following graduation, Dr. LeSueur completed a 13-month post-doctoral residency program specializing in ocular disease management at the Cincinnati Eye Institute in affiliation with The Ohio State University College of Optometry. Here she received extensive training in the management of ocular disease, including specialized training in cornea and anterior segment, vitreoretinal disorders, neuro-ophthalmology, glaucoma, and uveitis.
Dr. LeSueur joined Eye Health Partners of Middle TN, Inc. (EHP) in mid-2017 as a consultative optometrist at our EHP clinic locations. Her duties include medical and minor surgical management of eye diseases, injuries, and disorders, in addition to pre- and post-operative eye care for numerous surgical conditions. She spent the past few years prior to 2017 working as an independent optometrist in around the Nashville area, and brings a well-rounded optometric background to her position with EHP.
She is a member of the American Optometric Association, the Tennessee Association of Optometric Physicians, the Middle Tennessee Optometric Physicians Society, and is a candidate for fellowship of the American Academy of Optometry. Career awards and honors include Allergan Eye Care Resident Travel Grant, 2013, UABSO Jess Boyd Eskridge Clinical Excellence Award, 2013, Dean’s List with Honors, Jan 2010 – May 2013, Wells Scholarship, Aug 2009 – May 2013, Kentucky Contract Seat Recipient, Aug 2009 – May 2013, and the Dr. Lester Caplan/CIBA Vision Corporation Scholarship, 2012.
Frequently described as a “great doctor” with “wonderful chair-side manner,” Dr. Kostamaa is skilled and knowledgeable in all disorders and diseases of the retina, including macular degeneration, macular holes, diabetic retinopathy, retinal detachments, and epiretinal membranes. Always at the forefront of new retinal management advancements, he has participated in multiple clinical trials, all so that he can provide the best care possible to his patients.
Dr. Kostamaa received his medical degree and specialized ophthalmic training at the University of California in Irvine, where he served as Chief Resident. He also completed an additional two-year Fellowship in vitreorentinal disease. His commitment to his practice includes staying on the leading edge of advancements in medical and surgical treatments in retinal diseases and injuries, while also developing long-term relationships with his patients. He believes that teamwork is the key to delivering optimal eye care and that Eye Health Partners of Middle Tennessee, Inc. is ideally suited to provide this type of care.
Dr. Michelle Nguyen, M.D. (pronounced “Win”) is a board-certified ophthalmologist who is fellowship-trained in ophthalmic plastic surgery and specializes in reconstructive and cosmetic surgery of the eyelids, brows, forehead, and tear drainage system.
Dr. Nguyen was born and raised in Southern California and attended the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) where she graduated Summa Cum Laude with a Bachelor of Science degree in Psychobiology and earned her medical degree at the UCLA David Geffen School of Medicine. As a medical student, she was drawn to the field of ophthalmology for its focus on improving vision. During ophthalmology residency, her mentors noted that she had a keen eye for aesthetics and encouraged her to pursue fellowship training in ophthalmic plastic surgery. Through ophthalmic plastic surgery, she has been able to combine her passion for helping patients improve their vision while also helping them look and feel their best. Dr. Nguyen’s surgical talent is led by her soft and gentle approach, communicating with each patient to help create a customized aesthetic goal. She believes that the key to a successful surgical result is through improving and enhancing each patient’s individual beauty rather than changing it. Dr. Nguyen’s meticulous attention to detail combined with her patient-centered approach allows her to provide each patient the opportunity to be the best version of themselves.
Dr. Nguyen specializes in upper and lower lid blepharoplasty (removing excess skin and fat from the upper and lower lids), ptosis repair (lifting droopy eyelids), brow lifts, and Mohs eyelid surgical reconstruction (eyelid reconstruction after skin cancer removal). She performs minimally-invasive procedures such as Botox and Xeomin injections (for improvement and prevention of wrinkles and to treat hemifacial spasm, blepharospasm, and migraines) and filler injections (Restylane). Dr. Nguyen also treats common eyelid conditions such as dry eyes/blepharitis and removal of chalazion/stye, skin tags, cysts, and bumps on the eyelids.
Dr. Nguyen is a member of the American Academy of Ophthalmology and American Medical Association. She is proud to now call Tennessee home and continue serving the growing communities in Middle Tennessee.
Visit our treatments page to learn more about the complete list of oculoplastic procedures performed by Dr. Nguyen.
Eye Health Partners is excited to announce the addition of Dr. Karen Shelton to the Nashville area. Dr. Shelton joins Eye Health Partners after serving our VisionAmerica centers in Birmingham, AL. With over 20-years of experience in ophthalmology, Dr. Shelton specializes in glaucoma and cataract surgery and will be a huge asset to our team! Originally from Washington, D.C., Dr. Shelton attended Howard University where she finished with a degree in Chemical Engineering. It was at Howard University where she met her husband, who was studying mechanical engineering. After graduating from college, they got married, and relocated to Michigan for his job with Ford Motor Company. After moving to Michigan, Dr. Shelton decided to go to medical school and completed her degree at University of Michigan and finished her internship at Henry Ford Hospital. She went on to finish her residency at Harlem Hospital in New York and her Glaucoma Fellowship in Baltimore, Maryland.
After practicing for several years in Virginia within a multi-specialty group, they decided to gravitate south to be closer to family, thus allowing her the opportunity to join VisionAmerica. Primarily practicing glaucoma and cataract surgery, she has performed multiple glaucoma procedures including: Trabeculectomies, Ahmed Valves, Baerveldt Aqueous Drainage Devices, iStents, and the now recently discontinued Cypass stents.She has also been performing Cataract surgery using the Femtosecond Laser (LenSx), Multifocal/Accommodating IOLs, and Toric IOLs.
Thomas H. Tritschler III, O.D.
Dr. Tom Tritschler graduated from Southern College of Optometry (SCO) in Memphis, TN with a Bachelor of Science degree in Biology and a minor in Physiological Optics, and his Doctor of Optometry degree. Thereafter, he completed a year-long residency in ocular disease at the Omega Eye Care Center at Kirtland Air Force Base in Albuquerque, NM, where he practiced with eight eye surgeons and two optometrists providing cataract, glaucoma, corneal, retinal, oculoplastics, pediatric, strabismus, neuro-ophthalmological and low vision care. Dr. Tritschler joined Eye Health Partners of Middle TN, Inc., in 2012 as a consultative optometrist for the Murfreesboro, TN, clinic location. His duties include medical and minor surgical management of eye diseases, injuries and disorders, in addition to pre- and post-operative eye care for numerous surgical conditions.
During Dr. Tritschler’s time at SCO, he served as first-year class president, second-year American Optometric Student Association National Trustee, and third-year class vice president. Additionally, he was a member of the Student Volunteers for Optometric Service to Humanity (SVOSH), Beta Kappa Sigma Honor Society and the Christian Fellowship Association. Dr. Tritschler was also awarded the Outstanding Junior and Senior Clinician Award as well as the Alcon Outstanding Contact Lens Clinician Award.
Dr. Tritschler is very active in his community, including Boy Scouts, Chamber of Commerce and The Rutherford County Sportsman’s Club. He and his wife Carmel Swanson-Tritschler (both Murfreesboro natives) have a son, Harrison, and a daughter, Hannah, plus bird dogs and various farm animals. He and his family are charter members of Fellowship United Methodist Church.