Doctors & Staff
Meet the experienced and friendly doctors and staff who make Dr. Mark Sorrentino, O.D. the leading provider of vision care products and services in Buffalo.
Dr. Mark Sorrentino
Dr. Sorrentino attended St. Lawrence University in Canton, NY where he received a BS in Biology. He later graduated from New England College of Optometry in 1991. While in graduate school, Dr. Sorrentino traveled overseas to Germany where he did a rotation at the Augsburg Army Base. After receiving his doctorate degree, Dr. Sorrentino returned back to Buffalo where he started his career working for Dr. Norman Young. Dr. Sorrentino took over his practice in 2000 and has been running as a private practice optometrist for 15 years. In addition, Dr. Sorrentino specializes in diabetic exams, glaucoma treatment and contact lens evaluations. Aside from working, Dr. Sorrentino enjoys spending time with his two kids and wife. He spends his free time biking, skiing as well as playing and coaching hockey.
Dee Sorrentino – Office Manager
Dee Sorrentino graduated from Clarkson University in Potsdam, NY with a BA in Marketing. After college she worked for NEC Computers in Boston and then at Executrain in Buffalo. Coincidentally, she was working at the Brisbane building where Dr. Sorrentino also had worked. In 2004, Dee started working for her husband and currently runs the practice. During her free time she enjoys going out with her girlfriends, skiing and spending time with her kids.
Paula Shimmel – Optician
Jessica Shpakovsky – Optician
Debbie Page – Receptionist
Debbie graduated from ECC with an Associates degree and has being working for Dr. Sorrentino since 2005. She is responsible for running the front desk, booking appointments, checking patient eligibility and placing contact lens orders. Debbie enjoys playing with her new black lab puppy named Thor, working in her garden as well as enjoying time with her three daughters and her grand kids.
Jessica Battaglia – Technician
Jessica graduated from SUNY Geneseo with a BS in Chemistry in 2017 and has been working for Dr. Sorrentino since July 2017. She is responsible for providing pre-testing to patients along with additional testing for medical patients. When Jessica is not working with patients she is booking and confirming appointments, helping around the optical, as well as medical billing. During her free time, Jessica enjoys traveling, dancing, and playing with her dog Max!