Dr. Russell Scott Kateman O.D. attended Queens College from 1970-1974 where he received his BA in psychology. Next he attended The New England College of optometry, where he received his Doctor of Optometry degree. He graduated with honors in 1978. Additionally Dr Kateman received a full scholarship to study and work at The prestigious Hadassah Hospital in Israel.
Dr. Kateman worked at regional optical chains, for ophthalmologists and in private practice. Dr. Kateman prefers to work in private practices so he can spend more time for quality eye examinations.This allows a more thorough exam and gives Dr. Kateman a chance to get to know his patients.Dr. Russell Scott Kateman’s background in psychology makes him a master of listening to his patients. His 30 years of fitting contact lenses makes difficult fits easy.
Dr. Kateman enjoys many other activities outside optometry. He is an avid attendee of the theater, world traveler and racquetball ball player. Dr. Kateman enjoys spending time wife his beautiful wife and two children and his tuna fish and pizza.
Cheri is the Sales Manager and Insurance Coordinator at Union's Amalgamated Eye Center. Cheri will welcome you the moment you step in the door. Cheri will be with you from her friendly greeting, obtaining your insurance information and answering any questions. We understand that your time is precious and thus Cheri will work with you to make the visit to our office the most economical and pleasurable. You will walk out with the highest quality of eyewear, paying little or no out of pocket expense. Make your insurance work for you!