“Returning to my hometown and taking care of its vision needs was always part of the plan.”
Dr. Russell W. Chappius III is set to graduate from the Pennsylvania College of Optometry at Salus University in May 2020. He received his Bachelor of Science in Biology from Salisbury University in 2016.
Dr. Chappius’ training consists of internships and clinical observation at The Eye Institute and South Jersey Eye Associates, where he observed under Dr. Wuzzardo. He has also completed externships at Bear Eye Associates, The Wilmington VA Medical Center, and Dr’s Eyecare Center. Most recently Dr. Chappius completed training to fit scleral lenses and is currently completing his final externship at The Eye Institute with an emphasis on Low Vision.
Dr. Chappius will join SJEA as an optometric physician to practice primary eye care optometry.
Previously a resident of Bridgeton, Dr. Chappius currently lives in Pennsylvania with his wife Allison and they plan to return to South Jersey this summer. He enjoys music, writing his own songs, and going to the beach.
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