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Meet Our Provider

Dr. Melda Gerow earned her Doctor of Optometry degree with Honors from the New England College of Optometry following her Bachelor of Science degree from University of Toronto. She had extensive training in Ocular Disease management at various community health centers and hospitals in Massachusetts. Dr. Gerow gained experience in primary care, pediatrics, low vision, and specialty contact lenses in her other internships in the boston area. She also gained experience performing pediatric eye exams for children with special needs at the Cotting School.

After graduation, Dr. Gerow, practicing under her maiden name Dr. Melda Esendal, solidified her knowledge in ocular disease and surgical management working at a busy ophthalmology clinic. She has done numerous eye exams involving pre- and post-operative management of cataracts. Dr. Gerow is also skilled at detecting difficult retinal pathologies. Dr. Gerow is also known to communicate well with children of all ages. She is certified in MiSight contact lenses for Myopia Control for kids.

In her spare time, Dr. Gerow enjoys cooking, hiking, playing piano, running and going on road trips with her husband and her dog, Becker. As a Winthrop resident, she loves spending time at the beach.

Dr. Gerow is a NBEO certified optometrist as well as a member of the American Optometric Association. She has an active license to practice in Massachusetts.