Holly B. Hindman, M.D., M.P.H.

  • Corneal transplantation (penetrating, anterior lamellar, and endothelial (DSAEK and DMEK)) keratoplasty.

  • Cataract

  • Refractive Surgery

  • Ocular Surface Disease


  • Graduated from Stanford University with a BA in Human Biology in 1998.

  • Graduated from Harvard Medical School, 2003

  • Completed internship at University of Maryland Medical Center, 2004.

  • Completed residency in Ophthalmology at The Wilmer Eye Institute at Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, 2007.

  • Completed fellowship in Cornea and External Disease at University of Rochester’s Flaum Eye Institute, 2008.

  • Received Masters of Public Health (MPH) degree from the University of Rochester in 2015.

  • Certified by the American Board of Ophthalmology

  • Serves on the Medical Advisory Board and the Statistical Task Force to the Eye Bank Association of America.

  • Associate Professor at the University of Rochester.

  • Member of the American Academy of Ophthalmology, American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery, Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology, Wilmer Residents Association, New York State Ophthalmological Society, Contact Lens Association of Ophthalmologists, the Cornea Society, and the Paton Society.


Dr. Hindman was born in Rochester, NY and was excited to return to the area in 2007. Her husband, Spencer Cook, works in Bloomfield, NY and together they are raising one daughter, one son, and one cat. Her interests include skiing (she is a member of the National Ski Patrol), exploring the Finger Lakes region’s talents and treasures, spending time by the water, and reading.

Sungjun J. Hwang, M.D.

Sungjun J. Hwang, M.D.


  • Refractive

  • Cataract Surgery


  • Graduated from Phillips Academy, Andover, MA in 1983.

  • Received his BA in Engineering in 1987 from Dartmouth College.

  • Worked as a computer Analyst/Programmer from 1987 to 1990.

  • Received his M.D. in 1994 from the Brown-Dartmouth Program in Medicine.

  • Completed an internship in the Primary Care Program in Internal Medicine at Strong Memorial Hospital (1994-1995).

  • Completed Residency in Ophthalmology (1995-1998) through the University of Rochester Residency program at Strong Memorial Hospital. Administrative Chief Resident of Ophthalmology 1997-1998.

  • Clinical Assistant Professor of Ophthalmology at the University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry.

  • Currently an active member of the American Academy of Ophthalmology, New York State Ophthalmological Society and Monroe County Medical Society.

  • Trained with Stephen Slade, M.D., first surgeon to perform LASIK surgery on the excimer laser in the United States.

  • First surgeon in the Tri-County area to perform LASIK Laser Vision Correction.


Dr. Hwang’s parents emigrated to the U.S. from South Korea when he was one year old. His father, a general surgeon, has practiced in Missouri for over 30 years. He has a younger brother and sister, both attorneys. His wife, Anne-Marie, has retired from her Internal Medicine practice. They have 3 children. Dr. Hwang’s other interests include golf, tennis, squash and computer technology.


Heidi C. Piper, M.D.

Heidi C. Piper, M.D.


  • Vitreo-retinal

  • Cataract

  • Laser Surgery


  • Received B.S. in Biology from Houghton College in 1987.

  • M.D. received in 1993 from St. Louis University School of Medicine.

  • Completed internship at Strong Memorial Hospital in Obstetrics and Gynecology, three years of general surgery residency at Penn State-Geisinger Medical Center, followed by a year as staff physician in the Intensive Care Unit.

  • Completed a three year residency in Ophthalmology at Penn State-Geisinger Medical Center in 2000.

  • Awarded Fellowship in Vitreo-Retinal Surgery Ophthalmology at Indiana State University in 2001.

  • Certified by the National Board of Medical Examiners.

  • Fellow of the American Academy of Ophthalmology.

  • Served as a medical volunteer in Guatemala and Honduras.

  • Currently an active member of the American Academy of Ophthalmology, Christian Medical and Dental Society and the American Society of Retina Specialists.


Dr. Piper was born and raised in Victor, New York. She is very pleased to return home to practice and raise her family after being away for 18 years for her medical training. Her husband, Jay Yates, M.D., is an Ear, Nose and Throat surgeon, practicing in Canandaigua. She has three children, Paige, Tristan and Camryn. Dr. Piper’s interests include hiking, equestrian sports and skiing.