About Dr. Saralyn Notaro Rietz, MD
Saralyn Notaro Rietz, MD is the “Back of the Eye MD.” She specializes in treating diseases of the retina or “back of the eye” which include macular degeneration, diabetic retinopathy, retinal diseases such as: tears and detachments, retinal blood vessels diseases, uveitis and much more. She graduated from SUNY Buffalo School of Medicine and completed her internal medicine internship and comprehensive ophthalmology residency in Buffalo. She then completed two retinal fellowships, the latter of which was under the direction of William Wood, MD, himself a fellow of the world-renowned Johns Hopkins University.
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Dr. Notaro Rietz has been a leader in retina care in Western New York. In addition to her state-of-the-art Amherst office where she has practiced since 1996, she was the first to bring retinal surgery to Niagara County when she opened a second office in Wheatfield in 2005. Her equipment is top of the line, and she has been first to bring several new technologies to the Buffalo area. She has also been on the teaching staff at the Buffalo Veterans Hospital, involved in the instruction of ophthalmology residents.
Dr. Notaro Rietz has been praised for her straightforward, easy-to-understand explanations to patients, often of complicated material. At Back of the Eye MD, we strive to provide pleasant and clear information to all of our patients from beginning to end of each encounter, each and every time.
“The staff is very friendly and attentive. Dr. Notaro Rietz was very patient explaining options and explaining very thoroughly my eye health.”
~ G.H., Patient
Our ophthalmic assistant, Claire, obtains preliminary patient information such as medical history, visual acuity, and blood pressure. She assists Dr. Notaro Rietz as needed with clinical procedures.
Front Desk/Office Coordinator
Tim handles handles many of the day-to-day office operations, from billing to scheduling and checking in patients. He is also responsible for communications with your referring and primary physicians.
Office Assistant/Media Coordinator
Kevin handles handles many of the day-to-day office operations. He also maintains the website and oversees social media communications.
Office Assistant/Practice Liaison
Gina handles many of the day-to-day office operations. She also maintains contact and communications with neighboring practices and the community at large.
Jess is our practice liaison. She maintains contact and communications with neighboring practices and the community at large.