Dora Sztipanovits Mathe, M.S., O.D., F.A.A.O.

Optometry Division Chief


B.S., Washington University in St. Louis
M.S., Vanderbilt University
O.D., University of California Berkeley School of Optometry


Ocular and Refractive Surgery, Wang Vision Institute in affiliation with Indiana University School of Optometry

Board Certification

Certified by the National Board of Examiners in Optometry in the Treatment and Management of Ocular Disease
Licensed by the Tennessee State Board of Optometry

Professional Affiliations

American Academy of Optometry, Fellow
American Optometric Association
Tennessee Optometric Association
Middle Tennessee Optometric Society
Co-Author, American Optometric Associations Cornea and Contact Lens Section Newsletter

Areas of Clinical Expertise

Primary care
Refractive and ocular surgery management
Post-surgical and specialty contact lens fitting


With a background in Biomedical Engineering, Dr. Mathe joined the Vanderbilt team not long after the completion of her residency training in ocular and refractive surgery. Aside from providing excellent primary eye care, Dr. Mathe specializes in post surgical management and complex contact lens fittings for the irregular cornea.