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Meet the Surgeons of Zeiter Eye Medical Group

The Role of Your Surgeon

Choosing the right surgeon for your eye surgery or cosmetic surgery is critically important in ensuring you receive the results you desire and expect. At Zeiter Eye Medical Group, your surgeon is involved from the pre-procedure consultation, through your surgery and during your post-procedure care.

 Zeiter Eye Medical Group, Inc. was founded by Henry Zeiter, MD in 1962. Dr. Henry operated ZEMG as a single MD practice until 1982 when Joseph T. Zeiter, MD, Dr. Henry’s nephew, joined the practice. In 1985 they opened the Ambulatory Surgery Center (ASC) of Zeiter Eye, which was one of the first Ambulatory Surgery Center’s in the State of California.

Joseph T. Zeiter

Joseph T. Zeiter

M.D., F.A.C.S.

Dr. Joseph T. Zeiter is a board-certified ophthalmologist with more than 43 years of surgical experience. He received his undergraduate degree, medical degree, and ophthalmology training at the University of California, Davis. He began doing refractive surgery early in his career and has performed more than 10,000 refractive procedures, including radial keratotomy (RK), photorefractive keratectomy (PRK), LASIK, and CustomCornea. Dr. Joe started Mission Cataract in 1992 with Drs. Henry and John Zeiter, which was an annual program that provided cataract surgery to people who could not afford it.He now specializes in Refractive lens Exchanges with custom trifocal implants for both young patients as well as older cataract patients.

John H. Zeiter

John H. Zeiter

M.D., F.A.C.S.

Dr. John Zeiter is a board-certified ophthalmologist with over 20 years of surgical experience. He received his medical degree from Baylor College of Medicine in Houston, Texas and completed his ophthalmology training at the Kresge Eye Institute, Wayne State University in Detroit, Michigan. Dr. John has published over 20 articles in medical journals and books in the areas of cataract surgery and glaucoma. He is currently an Associate Professor of Ophthalmology at the University of California, Davis.

John C. Canzano

John C. Canzano

M.D.

Dr. John C. Canzano is a board-certified ophthalmologist with specialized training and experience in refractive, cataract, and vitreoretinal surgery. Dr. Canzano completed his undergraduate studies at Duke University and earned his medical degree from Emory University School of Medicine. He finished his residency training at UC Davis Medical Center, where he is currently an Assistant Professor in Ophthalmology. Dr. Canzano then pursued specialty training in the field of retina at the Doheny Eye Institute, University of Southern California. Dr. Canzano is dedicated to the management of diabetic eye disease as well as macular degeneration, but also promotes a well-rounded and progressive approach to improving vision via his interest in refractive and cataract surgeries.

Richard M. Wong

Richard M. Wong

M.D.

Dr. Richard Wong is a board certified ophthalmologist with a special interest in the field of cataract and glaucoma surgery including the newer Minimally Invasive Glaucoma Surgeries (MIGS).  He uses the latest imaging modalities including optical coherence tomography (OCT) for early detection of glaucoma and to aid in maintenance of glaucoma treatment.

Joseph E. Zeiter, Jr.

Joseph E. Zeiter, Jr.

M.D.

Dr. Joseph E. Zeiter Jr., M.D. received his Bachelor of Science degree from the University of California, San Diego. He then completed four years of medical school at Wayne State University in Detroit, Michigan. He did his internship at the University of Arizona in Tucson and then completed his residency in ophthalmology at the Kresge Eye Institute in Detroit in 2012. He finished a six-week externship to further sharpen his Spanish skills in Medellin, Colombia and joined Zeiter Eye in 2012, as the fourth Zeiter to join the practice.

Mohammad Pathan

Mohammad Pathan

M.D.

Dr. Mohammad F. Pathan, M.D. received his Bachelor of Science degree in Bioengineering from Clemson University.  He then completed four years of medical school at the Medical University of South Carolina.  He did his internship at Columbus Regional Medical Center and then completed his residency in ophthalmology at the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center in 2017.  Dr. Pathan joined Zeiter Eye in 2019.  Prior to that he practiced comprehensive ophthalmology for 2 years in western Pennsylvania. He has thoroughly enjoyed the past 2 years in the central valley and is committed to building lifelong relationships in the community.

Meet Our Founder:

Henry J. Zeiter

Henry J. Zeiter

M.D., F.A.C.S.

Dr. Henry J. Zeiter is the founder of Zeiter Eye Medical Group, Inc. He completed a residency in ophthalmology at the prestigious Kresge Eye Institute, Wayne State University in Detroit, Michigan. Dr. Henry founded Zeiter Eye in 1962 and became one of the pioneers in the development and use of the intraocular lens in cataract surgery. After 45 years of practicing ophthalmology, Dr. Henry retired from the practice of medicine to dedicate himself to writing, cultural pursuits, and philanthropy.

Dr. Henry Joseph Zeiter, beloved husband, father, grandfather, great grandfather, and uncle, passed peacefully into Eternal Life early Sunday, December 20, 2020. He died of congestive heart failure in his Lodi home, and having said goodbye to his children and grandchildren in the previous days, he took his last breath with his wife Carol and daughter Suzie beside him holding his hand. He was 86 years old.  Read the full obituary HERE

Click Here to View the Rosary and Funeral Mass for Dr. Henry J. Zeiter

What our patients are saying about us…

I have been going to Zeiter Eye for decades. The staff are courteous, professional and knowledgeable.

— Kat Ring-Ross

Had both eyes done two weeks apart by Dr. Canzano, it was a pleasant experience & everything went well. I wish that I would have done it sooner!

P.S., Thank you to Dominique for the coffee, conversation & for making me feel special while I was waiting for my post-op exam!

Wayne H.

“My dad had glaucoma, he lost 95% of his right eye vision! Thankfully we found Zeiter Medical Group and now he has recovered his vision about 85%! I highly recommend them!!”

Valerie Z.

Our Offices are conveniently located in:

Stockton, Lodi, Manteca, Tracy, Sonora & Jackson

Locations:

March Lane (Stockton) Medical Offices
1801 E. March Lane, Suite A-160 & C-350
Stockton, CA 95210

Downtown Stockton Medical Office
255 E. Weber Ave., Stockton CA 95202
Stockton, CA 95210

Lodi Medical Office
421 S. Ham Lane, Lodi, CA 95242

Manteca Medical Office
1630 W. Yosemite Ave., Suite 3
Manteca, CA 95337

Tracy Medical Office
36 W. 10th St.
Tracy, CA 95376

Sonora Medical Office
14550 Mono Way
Sonora, CA 95370

Jackson Medical Office
817 Court Street, Suite #10
Jackson, CA 95642

Surgical Center
1801 E. March Lane, Suite C-360
Stockton, CA 95210

Office Hours:

Monday to Thursday
8:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Friday
8:00 AM - 4:30 PM

Saturday & Sunday
Closed

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Stockton March Lane Medical Office

1801 E. March Lane, Suite C-350, Stockton, CA 95210
(209) 951-1178

Downtown Stockton Medical Office

1801 E. March Lane, Suite C-350, Stockton, CA 95210
(209) 951-1178

Lodi Medical Office

421 S. Ham Lane, Suite A, Lodi, CA 95242
(209) 366-0446

Manteca Medical Office

1630 W. Yosemite Ave., Suite 3, Manteca, CA 95337
(209) 239-3880

Tracy Medical Office

36 W. 10th St., Tracy, CA 95376
(209) 834-0700

Zeiter Eye Ambulatory Surgical Center

1801 E. March Lane, Suite C-360, Stockton, CA 95210
(209) 337-2020

Sonora Medical Office

Jackson Medical Office

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