Dr. Kimberly Chin, O.D.
Dr. Chin has been committed to helping patients with eye cancer since she joined the The New York Eye Cancer Center in 2001. Dr. Chin graduated from Cornell University and received her optometric training from the State University of New York College of Optometry with Phi Beta Kappa honors. In addition to completing an externship at The Lighthouse, International, Dr. Chin completed a residency in Ocular Disease and Low Vision at the West Haven Veterans Medical Center and Eastern Blind Rehabilitation Center.
Dr. Chin has authored and co-authored over 30 peer-reviewed articles in major optometry and ophthalmology journals. She has lectured to residents about the diagnosis and management of eye cancer as well as presented research at internationally-recognized optometry and ophthalmology meetings.
Dr. Krystine Olszewski, O.D.
Dr. Olszewski attended Stony Brook University and graduated summa cum laude with a Bachelor of Science degree in Psychology in 2010. She pursued her Doctorate in Optometry at the SUNY State College of Optometry in New York City, where she graduated in 2014. Dr. Olszewski then completed advanced clinical training in the areas of primary eye care and ocular disease during her residency at the Veterans Affairs Connecticut Healthcare System Hospital in Newington, CT. During this time, Dr. Olszewski engaged in both direct patient care and the instruction of interns who rotated through the hospital. Following her training, Dr. Olszewski was thrilled to move back to her native New York City to join Dr. Finger and his team at The New York Eye Cancer Center in September 2015. Here she continues to enrich her education while making an impact on patients’ lives. Dr. Olszewski is conversationally fluent in Polish and in her spare time enjoys traveling and staying active by hiking, camping, and skiing.
Scot is the ophthalmic photographer for The New York Eye Cancer Center. He has served the public in the field of ophthalmology for 18 years, following in the footsteps of his father and brother. Scot is honored to have served his country as a member of the US Army at Ft. Jackson, South Carolina. After leaving the Army, he got back to his roots and started his career as a retinal photographer. He has been working with The New York Eye Cancer Center team since 2010. Scot is always quick with a joke to help people smile and put patients at ease, but he takes his work seriously and always gets the job done well. He’s proud to be working with the Eye Cancer Center to help those afflicted with this horrible disease.
Jennifer is one semester from receiving her Bachelor of Science in Biomedical Sciences from Marymount Manhattan College. She’s been volunteering in city hospitals for the past 6 years where she has confirmed that health care is the field for her. She enjoys traveling and exploring new cities. She is fluent in Spanish and genuinely enjoys working with patients. She hopes to make your experience at The New York Eye Cancer Center a great one!
Erick recently graduated from Hunter College, where he earned a Bachelor of Arts in Chemistry. Before joining The New York Eye Cancer Center, he served as a patient-care volunteer in the oncology unit at New York Methodist Hospital. Transitioning to a practice that specializes in treating eye cancer has allowed Erick to continue his interaction with oncological patients and gain greater insights into this field of medicine. In his spare time, Erick enjoys playing classical and contemporary music on the piano.
Jia Zhu holds a bachelor’s degree in Psychology from Brooklyn College and is currently in the Kingsborough nursing program. She has worked with The New York Eye Cancer Center since 2014 and finds oncology to be a challenging and fascinating field. Jia finds it rewarding and humbling to help patients receive care, while also witnessing the evolution of cancer treatment. Jia enjoys playing the piano and reading nonfiction in her free time.