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South Jersey Eye Associates | Eyecare & Eyewear

SJEA Adds New Optometric Physician To Its Staff

South Jersey’s Comprehensive Eyecare and Eyewear Center Welcomes Dr. Russell W. Chappius III

Bridgeton, NJ (March 2020) –South Jersey Eye Associates (SJEA) is proud to announce the addition of Dr. Russell W. Chappius III, to the SJEA family. Dr. Chappius will officially join the eyecare and eyewear center as an optometric physician on July 1, 2020.

Both Dr. Brandon J. Wuzzardo and Dr. Michael A. Feinstein, optometric physicians at SJEA, expressed enthusiasm for the newest member of their staff.

“We’re thrilled to have Dr. Chappius, a highly trained and caring physician, join South Jersey Eye Associates,” said Dr. Wuzzardo, “Being from the area, many of our patients already know Dr. Chappius personally. He is a great addition to our team and will help us continue to provide our patients with Eyecare At Its Best.”

Dr. Chappius will graduate from Salus University in May with extensive training in primary eye care. 
He completed 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 and The Wilmington VA Medical 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 is a Bridgeton native who knows our area and our way of life,” states Dr. Feinstein, who will be retiring this June, “He has the same values as myself and Dr. Wuzzardo; and will do a great job of filling my shoes which is very comforting to know.”

Dr. Chappius currently lives in Pennsylvania with his wife Allison and intends to return to South Jersey this summer. Dr. Chappius exclaims, “Returning to my hometown and taking care of its vision needs was always part of the plan.”