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Our Team

Peter A. Rapoza, MD and Doctors of Optometry, Dana M. Bastarache, OD, Kit Tung Ip, OD, Dannielle F. Richard, OD and Vivian Schafer, OD, offer exemplary primary & specialty eye care services in convenient locations throughout the Boston metropolitan and North Shore areas.

Dr. Peter A. Rapoza is a leading board certified ophthalmologist and partner at Ophthalmic Consultants of Boston, one of the nation's premier eye care practices. Dr. Rapoza, a corneal and cataract surgical specialist, has performed over 50,000 vision-correcting and vision-restoring procedures for patients throughout the world. He is an internationally-recognized authority in laser vision correction (LASIK/PRK), cataract surgery (including use of advanced technology instrumentation and intraocular lens implants) and the medical and surgical treatment of the cornea (corneal transplantation including penetrating keratoplasty and DSEK) and ocular surface. He has earned awards and honors of distinction from his peers in the medical community.  Using state-of-the-art techniques and technology, Dr. Rapoza’s surgical visual outcomes exceed national standards, earning him the trust of thousands of patients and the honor of being included as a member of the top 1% of ophthalmologists performing laser vision correction and cataract surgery.

Our Doctors of Optometry, have each trained at the prestigious New England College of Optometry, have extensive clinical experience in general optometry and care for patients in the areas of cataract, laser vision correction and diseases of the cornea and ocular surface. They provide comprehensive eye examinations including assessments for glasses and contact lens prescriptions, plus pre-and post-operative patient care and urgent/emergency appointments.  

To schedule an appointment with Dr. Rapoza, Dr. Bastarache, Dr. Ip, Dr. Richard or Dr. Schafer, call  800-635-0489.



Peter A. Rapoza, M.D.

Dr. Peter Rapoza is a recognized authority in the field of corneal and cataract surgery, refractive surgery and the medical and surgical treatment of the cornea and ocular surface. He has earned an international reputation as a skilled ophthalmologist who uses advanced technologies to provide his patients with the finest ocular care available. more...



Dana M. Bastarache, O.D.

Dr. Dana M. Bastarache is a fully licensed optometrist in the state of Massachusetts. She practices full scope optometry with particular interests in contact lenses, post-cataract and refractive surgery management, geriatrics and pediatrics. more...



Kit Tung Ip, O.D., F.A.A.O

Dr. Kit Tung Ip is a fully licensed optometrist in the state of Massachusetts. She practices full scope optometry seeing both children and adults and has special interests in fitting contact lenses and managing post-cataract and refractive surgical patients. She especially enjoys the area of contact lens fitting and vision rehabilitation for irregular corneas such as those of patients with keratoconus and who have undergone prior corneal transplantation. more...



Dannielle F. Richard, O.D.

Dr. Dannielle F. Richard is a fully licensed optometrist in the state of Massachusetts. She specializes in primary eye care, general optometry, general and hard-to-fit contact lenses (i.e.: Keratoconus and patients that have undergone prior corneal transplantation), pre- and post- operative management of laser vision correction patients and cataract patients. more...



Vivian Schafer, O.D.

Dr. Schafer grew up in Hamburg, Germany. She received her Bachelor of Science degree in Biology at Centenary College of Louisiana. She then obtained her Doctorate of Optometry degree from the New England College of Optometry. There, she was the recipient of the Presidential Scholarship. more...

Top Doctor

Trusted LASIK Surgeons Logo 2014 (1).jpgTrusted Vision correction expert Dr. Peter Rapoza has been selected by Trusted LASIK Surgeons as ranking among the top 1-5% of eye care specialists performing LASIK Surgery, Cataract Surgery and Refractive Surgery in the United States today. Read More


Patient Comments

"Dear Dr. Rapoza, You have my heartfelt gratitude for your excellent workmanship and wisdom. But especially for your genuinely caring presence. You are a gifted man and I am glad to know you." - Crystalens Patient


News and Events

— December 16, 2014

2015 Leading Physician of the World

Dr. Peter A. Rapoza has been recognized as a 2015 Leading Physician of the World by the International Association of Healthcare…

— December 1, 2014


PROWL stands for Patient Reported Outcome with LASIK. It was a FDA clinical trial started in 2009 to better understand the risk…

— November 25, 2014

Press Release - ORA Advanced Cataract Surgery

Boston, MA – Ophthalmic Consultants of Boston is pleased to announce that it now offers advanced cataract surgery using ORA, a…

— October 1, 2014

Best Doctor Recognition

Dr. Rapoza has been named one of the Best Doctors in America® for 2014 for the thirteenth consecutive year. The highly regarded…

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50 Staniford Street, Suite 600
Boston, MA 02114

Paid garage parking or street metered parking is available at out 50 Staniford St. location.

Parking is available at 50 Staniford St. in the Longfellow Place Garage. Other garage options include The Garden Garage (located on Lomasney Way) or the Charles River Plaza Deck parking lot, located on Cambridge Street. OCB Clinic: Enter the building and take the elevator to the 6th floor where you will see patient check-in. Boston Eye Surgery and Laser Center: Enter the building. Surgery Center is on 1st floor.


52 Second Avenue, Suite 2500
Waltham, MA 02451

Free parking is available in the 52 Second Ave. Parking Garage.

Upon entering the garage, drive under the blue sign that says "52 Second Ave: and bear right heading up the parking ramp to levels P1, P2, P3 or P4. Please note your parking location. Enter the building, take the elevators to the 2nd Floor and follow hallway signs to Ophthalmic Consultants of Boston. OCB Clinic is the 2nd door on right. Surgery Center is the first door on the right.

Contact Information
All Locations: 800-635-0489

OCB North Shore - Danvers

104 Endicott Street, Suite 303 
Danvers, MA 01923

Located in the MGH North Shore Center for Outpatient Care. Our office is located on the third floor Suite 303.  

From the South/Boston area: Take I-93 North toward Tobin Bridge. Merge onto Route 1 North. Stay on Route 1 North for approximately 14 miles, then merge onto I-95 North/Route 128 North. Take Exit 24, Endicott Street. At the end of the ramp, go straight through the lights at the intersection into the parking lot.

From the North: Travel 95 South to Danvers. When I-95 and Route 128 split, merge onto Route 128 North. Take Exit 24, Endicott Street. Go straight through the lights at the intersection into the parking lot.