Ophthalmic Consultants of Long Island Partners with Eye Care Associates/Glaucoma Consultants of Long Island


WESTBURY, N.Y.—Ophthalmic Consultants of Long Island (OCLI), a Spectrum Vision Partners managed practice, announced last week that it has established a partnership with the ophthalmology practice Eye Care Associates/Glaucoma Consultants of Long Island (ECA/GCLI), which has locations in Bethpage and Lake Success, N.Y. The financial details of the partnership deal were not disclosed. ECA/GCLI, which was founded in 1987 and has its headquarters in Bethpage, has a track record of eyecare clinical excellence with known expertise in the diagnosis and treatment of glaucoma, according to the announcement.

The practice is composed of seven ophthalmologists. Under the terms of the transaction, all of ECA/GCLI’s physicians will maintain their current roles with the practice, the announcement noted.

Spectrum Vision Partners was formed in 2017 with the support of an investment from private equity firm Blue Sea Capital LLC, which at the same time announced a strategic partnership with OCLI, as VMAIL reported.

“The partnership with OCLI is a natural fit with and a key milestone for our practice,” ECA/GCLI’s Robert Rothman, MD, said in the announcement. “We share the same vision for world-class ophthalmic patient care for Long Islanders.”

Spectrum Vision Partners chief executive officer Tom Burke said the management company is “thrilled to further strengthen the OCLI practice hub with the addition of the ECA/GCLI ophthalmology team of Drs. Arnold Prywes, Joseph Weinstein, Craig Marcus, Robert Rothman, Allison Angelilli, Daniel Hayes, and Robert Auerbach.” Burke said Spectrum Vision Partners will continue to expand its patient service locations on Long Island “in collaboration with eye doctors and surgeons who are like-minded and provide clinical excellence with a passion for delivering exceptional patient care.”

Spectrum Vision Partners has more than 650 employees providing practice management solutions to a network of multi-specialty ophthalmologists and optometrists in the Tri-State region, according to the announcement.