John Papale and Peter Bouvier
- have helped to introduce many of the latest advances in ophthalmology to the Western Massachusetts area, including no-stitch cataract surgery.
Dr. John Papale
alone has more than 20 years of experience performing eye surgery, and together with Dr. Peter Bouvier
, the Papale Eye Center team has more experience with cataract and laser eye surgery than any other LASIK surgeons in the area.
To schedule a consultation with Dr. Papale, Dr. Bouvier
, or Dr. Mary Ann K. Rubis, contact our eye surgery center today.
Dr. J. Peter Bouvier
J. Peter Bouvier, M.D.
Dr. J. Peter Bouvier is a recent addition to the Papale Eye Center, joining the staff in September of 2005.
A trained corneal specialist, Dr. Bouvier studied external eye disease, corneal disease, and laser vision correction with one of the top corneal and refractive eye surgeons in the nation.
Dr. Bouvier joins our Springfield, Massachusetts practice having spent two years in private practice at Horizon Eye Care in Margate, New Jersey and also having served as a flight surgeon with the United States Air Force.
While at Columbia, Dr. Bouvier
received the Admiral David Willard Lyon Award for Academic Excellence.
Following his post-graduate internal medicine training at USAF Medical Center in San Antonio, Dr. Bouvier served as a flight surgeon with the 35th Fighter Squadron at Kunsan Air Base in the Republic of Korea, and the 23rd Fighter Squadron out of Spangdahlem Air Base in Germany.
His role as an aerospace medicine specialist with his squadrons took him to Alaska, Japan, Turkey, Italy, Spain, Saudi Arabia, and Norway, and included two tours of duty with NASA directing medical support for the space shuttle emergency landing site.
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ophthalmology training in Manhattan at New York Presbyterian Hospital/Weill Medical Center of Cornell University
and at Memorial Sloan-Kettering Hospital
In 2002, he
was selected as a clinical fellow at Albany Medical College
, Lions Eye Institute
in upstate New York where he
trained in corneal surgery, external eye diseases, and refractive surgery with one of the top eye surgeons in the country.
J. Peter Bouvier, M.D., was certified by the American Board of Ophthalmology in 2003.
is married with five children and enjoys traveling, as well as pursuing his
interests in aviation, architecture, and birds.
Meet our eye surgeons, John J. Papale, M.D., and J. Peter Bouvier, M.D. At Papale Eye Center, our LASIK surgeons provide residents of Springfield and Western Massachusetts with comprehensive eye care services, including vision correction with Custom LASIK and cataract surgery.