Our Staff

Melanie Sinatra, MD, FACS

After completing her undergraduate degree, Dr. Melanie Sinatra attended SUNY Health Science Center at Brooklyn, where she received her medical degree with honors, Summa Cum Laude, in 1991.

Dr. Sinatra is a member in good standing of the American Academy of Ophthalmology, the New Jersey Academy of Ophthalmology and the American Society of Cataracts and Refractive Surgeons. She completed her residency in Ophthalmology at St. Vincent's Medical in NYC as Chief Resident, 1994-1995. Dr. Sinatra is also a member of the Alpha Omega Alpha Medical Society and is affiliated with The Valley Hospital in Ridgewood, New Jersey.

Dr. Sinatra is married to Dr. Boardman, a dentist in Ridgewood, and has three beautiful children.

When not practicing ophthalmology, Dr. Sinatra enjoys tennis, traveling, running, hiking, biking and yoga.




Andrea B. Antonelli, O.D.

Dr. Andrea Antonelli holds a Bachelor of Science in Biology from the University of Georgia where she graduated with honors. She received her Doctorate in Optometry from the University of California, Berkeley where she was awarded the Gold Retinoscope for academic and clinical achievement. Dr. Antonelli completed her residency in Primary Care with an emphasis in pediatrics at SUNY College of Optometry. She is currently an Assistant Clinical Professor at SUNY and teaches at Woodhull Medical and Mental Health Center in the pediatric eye clinic. She is a member of the American Academy of Optometry, American Optometric Association and The New Jersey Society of Optometric Physicians.

Dr. Antonelli is a native Spanish speaker. In her free time she enjoys cooking, traveling, running, gardening, and spending time with her husband and two young children.






Our Team

Theresa Quintana - Office Manager

Peggy Cedermark - Registered Nurse and Surgical Coordinator

Mischa Linares - Ophthalmic Technician

Karen Curtis - Medical Receptionist

Diane O'Connell - Medical Receptionist

Marie Baragona - Optician