Richard L. Jahnle, M.D.
Richard L. Jahnle, M.D. is a board certified ophthalmologist specializing in cataract and lens implant surgery. One of the most experienced cataract surgeons in Delaware County, Dr. Jahnle has performed over 25,000 eye surgeries. He is a comprehensive medical and surgical ophthalmologist, evaluating and treating patients with cataracts, glaucoma, diabetes, age related eye diseases and numerous other eye conditions.
Dr. Jahnle grew up in Havertown. He graduated summa cum laude from St. Joseph’s University. He attended Jefferson Medical College where he graduated with honors, having been elected to the prestigious Alpha Omega Alpha honor society.
Dr. Jahnle completed his ophthalmology residency at The Wills Eye Hospital where he was selected Chief Resident in his senior year. He was an active member of the teaching service in the cataract and primary eye care service at Wills Eye Hospital for ten years.
Dr. Jahnle is a founding partner and board member of the Crozer-Keystone Surgery Center at Haverford. He is an attending surgeon at Riddle Memorial Hospital and is on the courtesy staff at Bryn Mawr Hospital. He is a diplomat of the American Board of Ophthalmology and a fellow of the American Academy of Ophthalmology. Among his professional affiliations are the American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery, the Wills Eye Hospital Society, the Pennsylvania Academy of Ophthalmology, and the Greater Philadelphia Ophthalmology Society. He is a Main Line Today magazine “Top Doc” award winner.
Dr. Jahnle and his wife live in Radnor township and have four adult children. Dr. Jahnle enjoys sports and coached recreation league basketball, baseball and softball for years. He enjoys music, art and architecture.
Kelly L. Krespan, M.D.
Kelly L. Krespan, M.D. is a board certified, fellowship trained ophthalmologist practicing comprehensive ophthalmology. She evaluates and treats patients with cataracts, glaucoma, diabetes, and age related eye diseases. She performs cataract surgery and various cornea procedures, including corneal transplants and endothelial keratoplasty. Dr. Krespan grew up in Lancaster, PA. She graduated magna cum laude from Georgetown University with a major in biology and minor in Spanish.
She graduated cum laude from Jefferson Medical College and was inducted as a member of the Alpha Omega Alpha honor society.
Dr. Krespan completed a Transitional Year internship at Crozer before her ophthalmology residency at Georgetown University. She completed her Cornea fellowship at The Ohio State University's Havener Eye Institute.
Dr. Krespan is a member of the American Academy of Ophthalmology, American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery, American Medical Association, and Women in Ophthalmology. She enjoys art, jogging, and discovering new restaurants in her free time.
Edward Mekel, O.D.
Edward Mekel, O.D. graduated from Loyola College with a Bachelor of Science in biology. He received his Doctor of Optometry degree from the Pennsylvania College of Optometry where he was recognized by the Pennsylvania Optometric Association for highest academic achievement. He was also the recipient of awards from Bernell Optics and Bausch and Lomb for clinical excellence in the areas of binocular vision and contact lens care. Before joining the practice in 1991, Dr. Mekel received specialized training in pediatric vision care at the Eye Institute in Philadelphia. He also completed a comprehensive rotation in ocular disease management at the VA Hospital in Baltimore, MD.
Dr. Mekel is committed to providing quality eye care to patients of all ages and has extensive experience fitting specialty contact lenses. Dr. Mekel regularly attends numerous educational conferences to maintain the highest standards in the diagnosis and treatment of ocular disease.
Nestor Biletsky, O.D.
Nestor Biletsky, O.D. is a graduate of Pennsylvania College of Optometry at Salus University. He completed internships in various ophthalmology clinics around the Philadelphia area, including the Veterans Affairs Hospital.
In addition, he specialized in the area of Low Vision at the Eye Institute in Philadelphia. During his internships, he was exposed to the treatment and management of various ocular diseases. Dr. Biletsky also excels in the prescribing, managing, and fitting of glasses and contact lenses.
A graduate of MaST Community Charter School and Temple University with a Bachelor of Arts in biology, Dr. Biletsky grew up in Northeast Philadelphia. Fluent in Ukrainian and Russian, Dr. Biletsky is an active member in the Ukrainian community in Philadelphia. He enjoys traveling, hiking, and camping. Dr. Biletsky is a member of the American Optometric Association as well as the Pennsylvania Optometric Association. He is committed to providing high quality eye care.
Vanessa Viloria, O.D.
Vanessa Viloria, O.D., received her Bachelor in Science degree from the University of Notre Dame. She went on to earn her doctorate from the Pennsylvania College of Optometry at Salus University, where she graduated with high honors.
She completed her clinical training at The Eye Institute and the William Feinbloom Vision Rehabilitation Center in Philadelphia, the Veterans Affairs Palo Alto Health Care System in California as well as private specialty practices in Colorado and Florida.
Prior to joining Jahnle Eye Associates, she practiced for 5 years in a private group ophthalmology clinic in the Pacific Northwest, where she practiced medical optometry and had a focus on cataract surgery co-management. Her specialty interests include dry eye, ocular nutrition, and contact lens evaluations and new technologies. She is a member of the American Optometric Association, Pennsylvania Optometric Association, Ocular Wellness and Nutrition Society, and the Beta Sigma Kappa International Optometric Honor Society.
Dr. Viloria was born and raised in Hawaii. She enjoys being outside in nature, hiking and traveling with her husband as well as watching and playing sports.
Hugo M. Linares, D.O.
Hugo M. Linares, D.O., is a vitreo-retinal surgeon, evaluating and treating patients with retinal diseases including macular degeneration, diabetic retinopathy, retinal tear and retinal detachment, vitreous floaters, macular edema, branch retinal vein and artery occlusion, epiretinal membrane, and macular hole. He performs retinal injections, laser procedures, and retinal detachment surgeries. Dr. Linares graduated from Rutgers University in New Brunswick, New Jersey with a bachelor of science in biological sciences.
He received his medical degree from New York College of Osteopathic Medicine. Dr. Linares completed his internship at the University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey – School of Osteopathic Medicine in Stratford, New Jersey. He performed his residency in ophthalmology at Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine where he was chief resident in his final year.
Dr. Linares completed his fellowship training in vitreoretinal surgery at The National Retina Institute in Towson, Maryland. He is a member of the American Society of Retinal Specialists and the American Academy of Ophthalmology. He is fluent in Spanish.