We are proud to introduce you to our experts who will change the way you see the world.
Dr. Roy Rubinfeld, Medical Director
Dr. Rubinfeld was the first Washington, DC area ophthalmologist to become involved in the care of laser vision correction patients. He began that work in 1991 and has completed tens of thousands of surgeries since that time. Rubinfeld is recognized internationally for his work and has served as an expert in laser vision correction for The Washington Post, Newsweek, USA Today, Vogue, as well as on ABC Evening News, Good Morning America, The Today Show, and CNN, among others. In 2008, Dr. Rubinfeld started his research on improved treatments for keratoconus and has lectured on this topic internationally and across the US. He now has 22 patent applications in this area of treatment.
A native of New York, Dr. Rubinfeld was selected to serve as the Chief Resident in Ophthalmology at Georgetown University Medical Center before completing a fellowship in Corneal Diseases and Surgery at Wills Eye Hospital in Philadelphia. In 1987, Dr. Rubinfeld joined Washington Eye Physicians & Surgeons as a corneal specialist. In 2006 he was named Director of the Vision Correction Center. In 2013, he opened his advanced, specialized practice, Re:Vision, where he currently specializes in LASIK, Custom LASIK, PRK, ICLs, LASIK complication repair, and the treatment of keratoconus.
Dr. Rubinfeld enjoys traveling, practicing yoga and photography. He also enjoys spending time with his wife, daughter and son-in-law, and training other doctors in new vision correction techniques.
Dr. Deborah Kim, Optometrist
After working with LASIK patients in DC for several years, Dr. Deborah Kim became a therapeutic optometrist at Re:Vision – Roy Rubinfeld, MD. She graduated from the University of Southern California with a background in psychology and natural sciences. Thereafter, she graduated with honors from the University of Houston College of Optometry. During her last year of optometry school, she was one of the few selected to train in post-operative cataract and glaucoma laser treatments for Native American populations alongside ophthalmologists in Oklahoma.
Seeing patients achieve their highest potential for vision through LASIK or corneal cross-linking is her greatest delight. Dr. Kim is passionate about USC and Washington football, yoga, foreign cuisine, and serving in overseas missions. Currently, she resides in Fairfax, Virginia with her husband.
Stephanie Merritt, Practice Manager
Stephanie attended the University of Cincinnati for Business Administration. She also completed a two-year training program at The Cincinnati Eye Institute to learn Ophthalmic Assisting where she became fascinated with the outcomes of LASIK. Stephanie has worked for surgeons for over 19 years. She has been published in national journals for skin care, plastic sugery and business articles. She has also spent considerable time working on federal research studies.
After residing in Cincinnati for over 16 years, she relocated to Northern Virginia with her husband and their two sons. Stephanie loves to travel, write and spend time with her family when she is not working. She most recently obtained her boating license and loves anything to do with water. She is most happy when she is doing anything with her sons, Caden and Colt.
Jenny Turner, Technician
Jenny is a life-long resident of Northern Virginia, growing up in Woodbridge. She graduated Gar-Field Sr. High School and went on to attend George Mason University to pursue a degree in education. She taught a preschool class of 3 year-olds and loved the opportunities it gave her to enrich the lives of both her students and their parents. After getting married in 2003, she was introduced to optometry by her mother-in-law. She enjoyed being able to help her patients and knew she found the career for her.
In her spare time, Jenny enjoys spending time with her husband, Kyle, and their 2 children, Savannah and Ashton. She enjoys watching soccer, after having been a player and referee for 20 years. She also enjoys being outdoors and baking.
Michelle Huynh, Technician
Michelle graduated from Virginia Commonwealth University with a Bachelors in Kinesiology and a minor in Chemistry. She also helped establish the Pre-Optometry Club at VCU where the goal was to educate the community on the importance of vision care, as well as coordinating charity events to assist those with vision related problems. Since working in this particular field she has felt even more passionate about becoming an Optometrist and is currently working on making that dream happen.
Outside of working and studying, Michelle enjoys eating at new places and spending time with her family, friends and Ollie, her 5 year-old Pomeranian/Jack Russel. She also loves playing flag football, watching football and going to the beach as much as possible.