Our Doctors

Amy Lambert, MD

Dr. Lambert, a board certified pediatric ophthalmologist and strabismus surgeon, is the founder of Pediatric Eye Associates, LLC. Originally from New Jersey, Dr. Lambert attended public schools in Millburn before attending Bryn Mawr College in Pennsylvania, where she graduated magna cum laude. After receiving her MD from Case Western Reserve University in Cleveland, Ohio, Dr. Lambert completed an internship at Yale University’s Department of Internal Medicine and a three-year residency in ophthalmology at New York University where, in her final year, she was selected to be chief resident of the program. Following her residency, Dr. Lambert worked as a fellow in pediatric ophthalmology and strabismus at Indiana University, one of the nation’s top training programs for this subspecialty.

Coming home to New Jersey, Dr. Lambert established her practice in Livingston, seeking to provide the highest quality eye care for children in a setting that is comfortable and reassuring.

Dr. Lambert performs the majority of her pediatric eye surgery at the Barnabas Health Ambulatory Care Center. She is an attending surgeon at the Manhattan Eye, Ear and Throat Institute/Lenox Hill Hospital in New York City. She lives locally with her husband, their twin children, and two black labs, Waldo and Newton.

Rachel Bloom, MD

Rachel Bloom, MD is a board certified, fellowship trained pediatric ophthalmologist.

Originally from Long Island, New York, and a summa cum laude graduate of Brandeis University, Dr. Bloom received the prestigious Alumni Scholarship to attend medical school at Albert Einstein College of Medicine in New York. She completed her residency in ophthalmology and fellowship in pediatric ophthalmology and strabismus at Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Montefiore Medical Center.

Dr. Bloom has had articles published in numerous medical journals and has made presentations at medical meetings across the country.  She specializes in the treatment of pediatric and adult strabismus.

She currently lives in New Jersey with her husband and two children.

 

Heather Ogoke, OD 

Heather Ogoke, OD is a board certified, residency trained pediatric optometrist. Dr. Ogoke attended public school in West Orange, New Jersey before receiving her bachelor’s degree in human biology and anthropology from the State University of New York – University at Albany. She is a graduate of the Arizona College of Optometry in her very own birth town, Glendale, Arizona. During her optometric career, Dr. Ogoke has been a noteworthy leader in the National Optometric Student Association, as she served as president and began the club’s participation in Street Run Phoenix Vision Screenings, where the students provided eye care to the city’s underserved communities.
 
She currently serves as a trustee of the National Optometric Association, an organization that focuses on increasing the number of minority optometrists available to deliver efficient vision care services to residents of urban communities. In addition, Dr. Ogoke has been honored with optometric awards including the Gold Key Optometric Honors Society, Walmart and Sam’s Club Leadership Scholarship, and the College of Vision Development 2021 Award. 
 
Upon graduation, Dr. Ogoke completed a one-year residency at the State University of New York – College of Optometry. She is trained in fitting pediatric contact lenses and managing strabismus. In her free time, she enjoys traveling, trying new restaurants, engaging on social media, and spending quality time with her loved ones.