Priyanka Sood, MD graduated with her BA and MD from the prestigious Honors Program in Medical Education at Northwestern University in 2007.  She subsequently completed rigorous ophthalmology training at Emory University in Atlanta, which routinely places in top rankings for eye care and residency education.  She then went on to further advanced training at Weill Cornell Medical College in Cornea, Cataract and Refractive surgery.  After training, she was offered a position to stay on as Assistant Professor of Ophthalmology at Cornell where she spent 3 years working in the department and helping train medical students and residents. During her time there she also served as the Medical Director of the PROSE (Prosthetic Replacement of the Ocular Surface) program at Cornell and worked closely with the Boston Foundation for Sight.

Her primary clinical and surgical interests include Cornea and Anterior Segment disease and surgery, Refractive surgery (LASIK and PRK), Advanced Cataract surgery and Comprehensive ophthalmology including early Glaucoma, Dry Eye, Diabetes and other routine ocular health conditions.

"I am a strong believer in practicing medicine with thoughtfulness and compassion and focusing on individualized patient care.  I recognize that it is team work between the patient and physician that will optimize your eye health and I strive to be approachable and caring at every step along the way. As a new member of Boston Eye Group/Boston Laser I look forward to continuing this excellence of care."


Dr. Samir Melki Dr. Dennis Karambelas and Dr. Samir Melki both welcome you to the Providence LASIK location of Boston Laser. We aim to make your LASIK experience top notch and provide the same great patient care that the Boston sports pros have received. Many successful athletes from New England, including Jarod Mayo (New England Patriots), Jim Rice (Boston Red Sox), and Mark Recchi (Boston Bruins) have placed their trust in our hands. If LASIK eye surgery is something you have been considering we want the opportunity to show you why you can get the best outcome with us. Call for a LASIK consultation today 401) 223-3274.

Dr. Dennis Karambelas is a graduate of the University of Pennsylvania & the New England College of Optometry. He is a Fellow of the American Academy of Optometry & Diplomate in Cornea & Contact Lenses within the Academy.

He is Rhode Island's only contact lens specialist under this distinction.


Dr. Karambelas is an adjunct professor in the New England College of Optometry Contact Lens Fellowship Program. He is an author of several studies with contact lens companies and has presented throughout the country.

Dr. Karambelas is married to Marion Goff & they have twin daughters, Alexandra & Devin.