At Diopsys, Inc., we are dedicated to developing breakthrough technology and encouraging both innovative thinking and a creative pioneering spirit to provide medically necessary electrophysiological testing. The Diopsys management team has significant engineering, management, operations, marketing and sales experience in medical instrumentation and related fields.
Since January 2000, the Diopsys management team has been led by Joseph Fontanetta. Mr. Fontanetta has served as the company’s President and Chief Executive Officer and as a member of the Board of Directors during that period. In addition, he has 30 years senior management experience in health care including: Chief Operating Officer at Lawrence Hospital, and Executive Vice President & COO for Franciscan Health Systems. Mr. Fontanetta has also held senior sales and marketing positions at Fortune 500 medical industry companies including: Corning Glass, Bristol-Myers Squibb and Eli Lilly.
In addition to the highly qualified and seasoned group of professionals at Diopsys, the company is fortunate to have the assistance of knowledgeable and highly respected members of the scientific and medical community to help guide the development and implementation of the company’s sophisticated medical devices.
Scientific Advisory Board
Alberto González García, M.D.
Chairman of the Diopsys Scientific Advisory Board
Research Director, Diopsys
Dr. González received his medical training at Finlay-Albarran in Havana, Cuba. He completed fellowships in Neuro-Ophthalmology at the National Institute of Neurology and Neurosurgery in Cuba, and in Glaucoma at the Hamilton Glaucoma Center at the University of California San Diego. He was Chief of the Neuro-Ophthalmology Department at the National Institute of Neurology and Neurosurgery and a clinician and surgeon at the National Institute of Ophthalmology in Cuba. He has published and contributed to numerous books and studies in the areas of early diagnosis of glaucoma, ischemic optic neuropathy, and optic coherence tomography (OCT) in the diagnosis of retina and optic nerve diseases, among many others.
Farrell C. Tyson, II, M.D
Cape Coral, FL, USA
Dr. Farrell C. Tyson practices among an elite group of eye physicians leading the research and development of new treatments for cataracts and eye diseases. A Johns Hopkins graduate with a degree in Biomedical Engineering, Dr. Tyson’s contributions continue to assist ophthalmologists worldwide in their ability to offer patients new advancements in vision technology. Dr. Tyson is one of the first in the world to utilize Intraoperative Wavefront Technology during cataract surgery, a technology that will revolutionize cataract surgery.
John B. Siegfried, Ph.D.
Professor of Physiological Optics, Pennsylvania College of Optometry
Adjunct Professor, Dept of Ophthalmology, University of Medicine and Dentistry, NJ
Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology, Member
International Society for Clinical Electrophysiology of Vision, Member
Dr. Siegfried, an expert in the field of optometry for nearly 40 years, has spent a good portion of his career teaching various subjects from psychology and biophysics to physiological optics. It is this widespread knowledge as a teacher and researcher, as well as his many published works, that enhance his VEP expertise.
Peter Kehoe, O.D, DOS, FAAO
Kehoe Eye Care, PC
Galesburg, IL, USA
Dr. Kehoe received his Doctorate Degree in Optometry from the Illinois College of Optometry, Chicago, IL in 1984 and a Doctor of Science from that institution in 1998. He became a fellow in the American Academy of Optometry in 1999 and earned his Diplomate of the American Board of Optometry in 2011. Since 1984, Dr. Kehoe has been a principal of Kehoe Eye Care, PC in Galesburg, IL. The practice emphasizes comprehensive optometric care including pediatrics, geriatrics, glaucoma, retinal disease, contact lenses, surgical co-management and comprehensive refractive and eyewear services. Dr. Kehoe serves as an Administrator in Illinois for The Vision Source network of independent private practices and is the past President of the American Optometric Association.