Dr. Bertherman graduated cum laude from Providence College in 1989, where he received a Bachelor of Science degree in Biology. He then graduated with honors from the New England college of Optometry in 1993. Upon graduation from Optometry school, he received the prestigious Newenco Clinic Award.
In 1994 Dr. Bertherman joined the practice of Harry E. Pass, OD. They practiced as partners until Dr. Pass's death in 2012.
Dr. Bertherman is a member of the American Optometric Association, the Rhode Island Optometric Association, and is a Dipomate of the American Board of Optometry. Dr. Bertherman provides comprehensive optometric care to all ages.
Dr. Kokturk graduated Cum Laude with a Bachelor in Science degree from Seton Hall University in 1995 and went on to earn her doctorate from SUNY College of Optometry in 2000. She then completed a Residency Program in hospital based Ocular Disease and Primary Care at the Hudson Valley VA hospital in New York.
In 2002 Dr. Kokturk earned her Fellowship in the American Academy of Optometry and currently serves as the Regional Chair of Admissions for the Academy. She is also a member of the American Optometric Association and the Rhode Island Optometric Association.
Dr. Kokturk provides comprehensive optometric care including management of refractive and cataract surgery and custom contact lens fittings.
Dr. Robert M. Thacker is a native of Providence, Rhode Island and graduate of Classical High School. He received a Bachelor of Science degree in Biology from Providence College in 1989. He graduated with honors from the New England College of Optometry in 1993.
Dr. Thacker has worked at several offices in Rhode Island before joining the practice in 2011. He is a member of the American Optometric Association, the Rhode Island Optometric Association, and is a Diplomate of the American Board of Optometry. Dr. Thacker has also been associated with the Providence College Athletics as an eye care consultant since 1995.