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Dr. Gerard J. Hildebrand

Dr. Hildebrand practices in Northeastern Eye Institute’s Tunkhannock office.

Northeastern Eye Institute
Hamlin Location

Northeastern Eye Institute’s Hamlin office is located in the Hamlin Shopping Center at 569 Hamlin Highway. This location also serves the communities of Lake Ariel, Newfoundland, Greentown, Moscow, Gouldsboro, Hawley, Dingmans Ferry, Matamoras, Shohola, Lords Valley and Sterling. The office offers convenient parking and appointment times, with evening appointments available.

Northeastern Eye Institute
Honesdale Location

Northeastern Eye Institute’s newly renovated Honesdale office is located at 650 Old Willow Ave. In addition to Honesdale, this office serves the communities of Uniondale, Lake Como, Starlight, Milford, Hawley, Waymart, South Canaan, Lake Ariel, Beach Lake, Narrowsburg, NY, Hankins, NY, Lackawaxen, Newfoundland, Sterling, Pleasant Mt., Jeffersonville, NY, Callicoon, NY and Cochection, NY.

Northeastern Eye Institute
Hazleton Location

Northeastern Eye Institute’s Laurel Mall office is located at the Laurel Mall in Hazle, PA. This office serves the communities of Hazleton, West Hazleton, Sugarloaf, Conyngham, Drums, Freeland, White Haven and Weatherly, Pennsylvania.

Northeastern Eye Institute
Mid-Valley Location

Northeastern Eye Institute’s Mid-Valley office is located at 1582 Main Street in Peckville, in the Planet Fitness Plaza. In addition to Peckville, this office also serves the communities of Dickson City, Olyphant, Blakely, Jessup, Eynon and Archbald. There is easy access and ample parking available at this location.

Northeastern Eye Institute
Montrose Location

Northeastern Eye Institute’s Montrose office is located at 16749 State Route 706 in the Rob’s Market Plaza. In addition to Montrose, this office also serves the communities of Susquehanna, Gibson, Jackson, Uniondale, New Milford, Hallstead, Great Bend, Dimock, Springville, Lawton, Tunkhannock, Brackney, Little Meadows , Apalachin and Starucca. There is easy access and ample parking available at this location.

Northeastern Eye Institute
Mountaintop Location

Northeastern Eye Institute’s Mountaintop office is located at 10 1/2 South Mountain Blvd. This location also serves the communities of Hazleton, Nanticoke, Ashley, Berwick, Nescopeck, White Haven, Drums, Conyngham, Hanover and Wilkes-Barre. The office offers convenient parking and appointment times, with evening appointments available.

Northeastern Eye Institute
Pittston Location

Northeastern Eye Institute’s Pittston office is located at the Pittston Plaza, 1850 South Township Blvd. This office serves the communities of Pittston, West Pittston, Exeter, Wyoming, Plains, Duryea, Avoca, Moosic, Suscon, Old Forge, Dupont, Harding, Glendale, Falls and West Wyoming.

Northeastern Eye Institute
Pocono Summit Location

Northeastern Eye Institute’s Pocono office is located in the Pocono Summit Plaza in Pocono Summit, PA. This office also serves the communities of Mount Pocono, Tobyhanna, Pocono Pines, Cresco, Blakeslee, Canadensis, Long Pond, Tobyhanna Township and Coolbaugh Township.

Northeastern Eye Institute
Scranton Location

Our Scranton office is home to our Ambulatory Surgical Center where we offer LASIK, cataract surgery, intraocular lens implants, and other eye surgeries to correct retina issues for patients in Scranton, Wilkes-Barre, Hazleton, and other nearby areas in northeastern Pennsylvania.

Northeastern Eye Institute
Tunkhannock Location

Northeastern Eye Institute’s Tunkhannock office is located at 304 West Tioga Street. This office also serves the communities of Meshoppen, Mehoopany, Dushore, Laceyville, Springville, Dimock, Eaton Twp., Nicholson, Factoryville, Dalton, Falls, Noxen, Lake Winola, Dallas and Wyalusing.

Northeastern Eye Institute
Kidder Street Location

Our Kidder Street Wilkes-Barre office offers a wide range of services, including regular eye exams, contact lens services, and treatment of eye diseases. It’s centrally located near the Kidder Street shopping district. If you’re looking for an eye care clinic where some of the area’s best highly trained eye doctors work, schedule an appointment at our Wilkes-Barre office.

The Kidder Street Wilkes-Barre office sits at 679 Kidder St., #8, near the busy Kidder Street shopping district. Not only do we serve the community of Wilkes-Barre, but we work with patients in the Edwardsville, Forty Fort, Kingston, and Larksville area as well. Our full-service optical department has the latest in designer frame products as well as affordable eyewear packages. We stock popular frame designers, including Esprit, Perry Ellis, Guess, Sketchers, Hackett London, and Rayban Suns.

About

Education

Dr. Hildebrand is a “Cum Laude” graduate of the University of Pittsburgh and received his Doctor of Optometry from the Pennsylvania College of Optometry, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

Experience

While in optometry school, he completed externships in Primary Care at The Eye Institute and Naval Medical Center in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. He also completed an internship in Anterior Segment Ophthalmology and Primary Care Optometry at Jordan Eye Associates, Scranton Pennsylvania. He is certified in pre and postoperative care for refractive and cataract surgery.

Research & Community

Dr. Hildebrand is a Board Certified Optometrist, a Fellow of the American Academy of Optometry and also a member of the American Optometric Association, the Northeastern Pennsylvania Optometric Society and a member of the Contact Lens Section of the American Optometric Association.

Personal

He has served as a guest lecturer to the Medical Staff of Tyler Memorial Hospital, Tunkhannock, Mercy Hospital, Wilkes-Barre, Tunkhannock School District, Elk Lake School District, Abington Heights School District and Keystone College.

Why Choose Gerard J. Hildebrand

Dr. Hildebrand was in private practice for 16 years. He also served organized optometry for several years and is past president of the Northeastern Pennsylvania Optometric Society and was awarded Pennsylvania’s Optometrist of the Year in 1992.

Dr. Hildebrand specializes in general optometry with subspecialties in contact lenses, pre and postoperative care and multi-disciplinary interaction.