Cynthia G. Charnetski, O.D. | Northeastern Eye InstituteDr. Charnetski practices in our Peckville and Mountaintop offices. She joined Northeastern Eye Institute in 2005.

Dr. Charnetski received a Bachelor's Degree in Psychology from Wilkes University and an additional Bachelor's Degree and Doctor of Optometry from the Pennsylvania College of Optometry, Elkins Park, PA. She was awarded clinical honors in each of her externship rotations to include primary care and contact lens, ocular disease and pediatrics. She also completed a Fellowship in pre and post operative care of cataract and refractive surgery at Bucci Laser Vision, Wilkes-Barre, and authored several papers which have been presented at national meetings in optometry and ophthalmology.

Top 40 Under 40 Award - Times LeaderDr. Charnetski is Past President of the Wilkes University Alumni Board of Directors. She is on the Board of Trustees at Wilkes University and a mentor to undergraduate Psychology and pre-optometry students. She is a member of various board committees and frequent guest speaker on campus. She is on the Board of Directors of Step By Step, Inc., an agency which provides support and services to the intellectually disabled. She is also on the Board of Directors of the SPCA of Luzerne County. An active animal rescue advocate, she volunteers for Blue Chip Farm Animal Refuge. She is a proud member of the Kosciuszko Foundation.

In 2011, Dr. Charnetski was awarded the honor of one of the Times Leader's 40 Under 40.  

Dr. Charnetski is a Clinical Examiner for the National Board of Examiners in Optometry and a member of the Koscuiszko Foundation. Dr. Charnetski recently completed “Contact Lens Innovations Training” at The Vision Care Institute, LLC in Jacksonville, FL. She was also a Clinical Investigator for an Allergan eye drop pre-market study and part of CIBA Vision’s Focus Night and Day Clinical Council Symposium in Atlanta, GA.

Dr. Charnetski's main interests are in ocular disease and geriatric eyecare.