Dr. Mary Elizabeth Jordan Flickinger practices in our Clarks Summit, Scranton and Pittston offices. She is the daughter of Dr. Jerome W. Jordan, one of the founders of Northeastern Eye Institute, and the granddaughter of Dr. James S. Jordan. She joined Northeastern Eye Institute in 1999 and is the third generation of her family to practice in Northeastern Pennsylvania.
Dr. Flickinger received her bachelor's degree from Villanova University and received her doctor of optometry from the Pennsylvania College of Optometry in Philadelphia.
Dr. Flickinger served her externship at both Northeastern Eye Institute and Ft. Jackson Army Base in Columbia, South Carolina, where she provided eye care to nearly two thousand soldiers. While at the Pennsylvania College of Optometry, she was granted clinic honors throughout the entire course of her internship and externship, with special recognition in pediatric optometry.
Dr. Flickinger is a member of the American Optometric Association, the Pennsylvania Optometric Association, the American Academy of Optometry, and the Northeast Pennsylvania Optometric Society.
Dr. Flickinger specializes in pediatrics, contact lenses, and general optometry, and is certified to provide pre- and post-operative care to photorefractive keratectomy (PRK) and LASIK patients. She co-directs the Binocular Vision Center at Northeastern Eye Institute and is a certified practitioner in the Collaborative Longitudinal Evaluation of Keratoaconus (CLEK) Study.
Dr. Flickinger is an active volunteer in the community, having served on the Board of Directors of both the Junior League of Scranton and Scranton Tomorrow. She and her husband were the co-Chairs responsible for lighting the Electric City sign in Scranton. She currently serves on the Board of the Believe Fertility Foundation, and is a committee member of the Saint Andrea Society. She is a rector at St. Gregory's Church in Clarks Green. She also performs free eye exams for the women and children under the care of the Women's Resource Center. She has also been involved with Timmy's Town and Everheart Museum.