Physicians

Meet our team of highly skilled professionals

Our Team of Highly Skilled Physicians


We provide comprehensive eye care serives

  • Edward A. Legarreta, M.D.

    Ophthalmologist 

  • John E. Legarreta, MD

    Ophthalmologist 

  • Deborah D. Arenos, O.D.

    Optometry 

  • Thomas J. O'Connor, O.D.

    Optometry 

Edward A. Legarreta, M.D.

  • Education
  • Dr. Legarreta graduated with his Bachelor of Science degree from the City College of New York, before he received his medical degree from the SUNY Buffalo School of Medicine. He then completed his internship at Millard Fillmore Hospital and residency training in Ophthalmology at Buffalo General Hospital.
  • Experience
  • Dr. Edward A. Legarreta is a board-certified ophthalmologist with over 30 years of practice experience, providing comprehensive eye care at his Williamsville, New York, practice since 1984. As a highly skilled and proficient physician, Dr. Legarreta also holds hospital affiliations at Millard Fillmore Hospital, Buffalo General Hospital and Lockport Memorial Hospital.
  • Specialties
  • Ophthalmology

John E. Legarreta, MD

  • Education
  • Dr. Legarreta completed medical school at the University at Buffalo. He then completed his residency at UPMC Eye Center in Pittsburgh, PA. He then completed a medical retina fellowship at the Bascom Palmer Eye Institute, ranked the #1 eye hospital in the United States for 12 years in a row.
  • Experience
  • Over 5 years practicing ophthalmology
  • Specialties
  • Comprehensive ophthalmology, Cataract surgery, Glaucoma, Macular Degeneration, Diabetic Retinopathy

Deborah D. Arenos, O.D.

  • Education
  • Dr. Arenos received her undergraduate degree in Biology from Central Connecticut State University, and her optometry degree from the State University of New York College of Optometry. Dr. Arenos completed an extensive internship at Montrose VA Hospital located outside of New York City. She is married to Dr. Glenn Arenos and has 3 children.
  • Experience
  • Dr. Deborah Arenos is a licensed optometrist with over 20 years of experience, currently providing comprehensive eye care services at Legarreta Eye Center. Previously, Dr. Arenos worked at Health Care Plan in Buffalo and at Pearle Vision. While at Health Care Plan, she was an adjunct Clinical Instructor with the State University of New York College of Optometry.
  • Specialties
  • Optometry

Thomas J. O'Connor, O.D.

  • Education
  • Dr. O'Connor received his undergraduate degree in biology at SUNY Buffalo, and received an additional degree in Vision Science, as well as his optometry degree, at the Pennsylvania College of Optometry. Dr. O'Connor then completed extensive internship training in Primary Care at the Eye Institute, in Pathology at the VA Medical Center and in Pediatrics/Vision Therapy at May & Clark, ODS. Upon completion of his training, Dr. O'Connor provided comprehensive optometry services at several locations across the country, before joining the staff at Legarreta Eye Center in 1996.
  • Experience
  • With over 20 years of experience, Dr. Thomas O'Connor is a fully licensed optometrist providing our patients with a full range of vision correction and eye care services.
  • Specialties
  • Optometry