Samantha J. Dougherty, ODOptometrist, Comprehensive Eye Evaluations, Contact Lens

Samantha Dougherty, OD received her Doctor of Optometry degree from Southern College of Optometry with magna cum laude honors. After graduating, Dr. Dougherty completed a residency in ocular disease and surgical co-management, gaining additional experience in the care of cataract, cornea, and refractive surgery patients. Dr. Dougherty provides comprehensive eye care including both routine and medical eye examinations. She is therapeutically certified to treat and manage eye disease including glaucoma, diabetic retinopathy, cataracts, and macular degeneration. Dr. Dougherty is also knowledgeable in the fitting of soft and gas permeable contact lenses.

Dr. Dougherty is a fellow of the American Academy of Optometry, and a member of the American Optometric Association, Pennsylvania Optometric Association, and the Chester-Delaware Optometric Society.


  • Bachelor of Science in Biology from Shippensburg University in Shippensburg, PA
  • Doctor of Optometry from Southern College of Optometry in Memphis, TN
  • Optometric residency from Omni Eye Specialists of Baltimore in Baltimore, MD

Position & Distinctions

  • Fellow of the American Academy of Optometry
  • Member of the American Optometric Association
  • Member of the Pennsylvania Optometric Association
  • Member of the Chester-Delaware Optometric Society

Personal Snippet

During her free time, Dr. Dougherty loves to read and spend time with her two dogs. She is also a fan of the Phillies.

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