Doctors & Staff
Meet the experienced and friendly doctors and staff who make Dombrowski Eye Associates the leading provider of vision care products and services in Lancaster.
Dr. Dennis Dombrowski
Dr. Dombrowski, from Winsted, CT, received his Bachelor of Science Degree in Biology from Fairfield University in Connecticut in 1984 where he graduated in only three years while playing NCAA Div 1 baseball starting shortstop. He received his Bachelor of Science Degree in Visual Sciences and Doctorate of Optometry from the Pennsylvania College of Optometry, in 1987. He received Honors in Clinical Rotations at the Wilmer Eye Institute at Johns Hopkins University and The Baltimore VA Hospital Baltimore, MD, as well as The Eye Institute at PCO in Philadelphia, PA.
Dr. Dombrowski is Immediate Past President of the Lancaster County Optometric Society, and had served as Treasurer for the LCOS from 1989 – 2002 and 2012 – present. He is a member of the American Optometric Association and the Pennsylvania Optometric Association. In 2003 and 2010 he was recognized as Optometrist of the Year by his peers in Lancaster County. He is an honorary member of Beta Sigma Kappa National Optometric Honor Society. He presently is involved as a Clinical Research Site in contact lenses for the FDA and several world renowned contact lens companies
Dr. Dombrowski is active in his local church, St. Leo The Great. He coaches youth and travel baseball for the Lancaster Junior Barnstormers and remains active by still playing on and sponsoring the Lancaster Indians, a hard ball, wood bat adult baseball team for those 21 and over. Dr. Dombrowski and his optometric staff are the Official Eyecare Team of the Lancaster Barnstormers of the Independent Atlantic Baseball League. When not involved with baseball, he enjoys golf, basketball and snow skiing. He is the proud father of 4 children, including twins; Devon 1990, Daniel 1992, Douglas 1996 and Deanna 1996.
Dr. Debra Wolaniuk
Dr. Wolaniuk, a resident of East Hempfield Township is in private practice and owner of Dombrowski Eye Associates in Centerville. She and her husband, Dr. Dennis Dombrowski have been practicing in the Lancaster area for over 20 years. Their practice specializes in custom designed Contact Lenses…especially for the hard-to-fit patient as well as diagnosis and treatment of Eye Diseases. Dr. Wolaniuk also concentrates on the Pediatric Patient. They are a full-service Eye-Health Care Practice which includes an exclusive Designer Eyewear Dispensary.
Dr. Wolaniuk received her undergraduate degree from Chestnut Hill College in Philadelphia. In 1987 she received her Doctorate of Optometry from the Pennsylvania College of Optometry. She futhered her clinical training at the Albert Einstein Medical Center in Philadelphia, as well as at the Eye Institute at the Pennsylvania College of Optometry.
Dr. Wolaniuk has served as Secretary and several terms as President of the Lancaster Optometric Society. She has also served on several committees on the state level of the Pennsylvania Optometric Society and the American Optometric Society. She is a member of MENSA International and the Gold Key International Optometric Honor Society. In 1996 she was awarded both “Young OD of the Year’ and “OD of the Year” for the Lancaster Optometric Society. She has been a speaker on the local and state-wide level for the Pennsylvania Paraoptometric Organization. She has also done numerous presentations for the Science Club at St. Leo the Great School on Vision, Anatomy and Dissection. Following hurricanes Katrina and Rita, Dr. Wolaniuk was deployed to Texas with the American Red Cross to help with hurricane victims.
After moving to Lancaster in 1987, Dr. Wolaniuk practiced as an associate in Camp Hill, PA at the office of V. Eugene Kilmore, MD and Charles Stuckey, OD, MPH; a high volume ophthalmological and contact lens practice for over eight years. She now concentrates her efforts in Centerville, where she is seeing patients part-time. She is the mother of four children, including twins born in 1996 and volunteers her time at St. Leo the Great School. She enjoys cooking, weight training, golf and outdoor activities with her children.
Dr. Vlad Petcov
Dr. Vlad Petcov graduated with a Doctorate of Optometry from the Pennsylvania College of Optometry at Salus University. He currently serves as the President of the Lancaster County Optometric Society and is an honorary member of Beta Sigma Kappa National Optometric Honors Society. Dr. Petcov has spoken as a guest lecturer for Paraoptometrists and Low Vision Specialists. His experience includes primary eye care, treatment of ocular disease, and pediatric vision training.
Dr. Amy M. Desmond
Dr. Amy Desmond graduated as valedictorian from the Pennsylvania College of Optometry at Salus University. She continued her optometric training as a resident in Vision Therapy and Rehabilitation at EyeCare Professionals in New Jersey under the guidance of Dr. Barry Tannen. She was awarded the College of Optometrist in Vision Development Award for outstanding knowledge and skills in behavioral optometry. Dr. Desmond has extensive experience in family eyecare, including pediatric eye examinations, and vision training and rehabilitation. Please visit Dr. Desmond’s website at www.desmondvisiontherapy.com Desmond Vision Therapy, PC is a separate but affiliated practice of Dombrowski Eye Associates.
Be aware that Desmond Vision Therapy, PC may not be a participating provider in many of the same insurance plans as Dombrowski Eye Associates. To discuss therapy fees and coverage contact: Desmond Vision Therapy at (717) 898-8878.
Meet Our Staff!
Christine Dick, CPO, ABOC
Dana Krimmel, CPO
Diane Smith, CPOA
Francine Stipe, CPO
JoAnn Wilson, CPO
- Certified Para Optometric Assistants
- Certified by the American Board of Opticians