Dr. Tellez is a board-certified ophthalmologist with over 20 years of experience. He joined the Berks Eye Physicians & Surgeons team in 1997. Dr. Tellez is a fellowship-trained glaucoma specialist with expertise in all aspects of medical and surgical glaucoma diagnosis and management. His individualized care plans offer the full range of treatment options, including the newest medications, the latest laser technologies, and the most effective surgical procedures to protect your vision and enhance your quality of life.
Dr. Tellez also specializes in small incision, no-stitch, no patch cataract and intraocular lens implant (IOL) surgery. He uses the latest technologies, such as presbyopia-correcting implants to eliminate the need for reading glasses and bifocals, as well as toric implants to correct astigmatism.
A Phi Beta Kappa graduate of Cornell University, Dr. Tellez received his medical degree from the New York University School of Medicine in New York City. He served his internship in internal medicine at the Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center. He completed his residency in ophthalmology at the Long Island Jewish Medical Center of the Albert Einstein College of Medicine in New Hyde Park, New York, where he served as chief resident. He completed additional specialty fellowship training in glaucoma at the Emory Eye Center in Atlanta, Georgia, which is consistently ranked among the best ophthalmology training programs by U.S. News & World Report.
Dr. Tellez is certified by the American Board of Ophthalmology. He is a Fellow of the American College of Surgeons and a Fellow of the American Academy of Ophthalmology. He is a member of the American Glaucoma Society, American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery, American Medical Association, Pennsylvania Academy of Ophthalmology, Pennsylvania Medical Society, and Berks County Medical Society.
Dr. Tellez is bilingual and speaks fluent Spanish. He plays the saxophone with the Praise Teams of the West Lawn United Methodist Church.