Southern Shores Eye Center - Our Doctors
Alan R. Erickson, M.D.Dr. Erickson graduated with a Bachelor of Science with high honors from the University of Delaware. He graduated from Thomas Jefferson University-Jefferson Medical College and completed his Ophthalmology training at Wills Eye Hospital in Philadelphia. Dr. Erickson has practiced in the Manahawkin area since 1983. He is Board Certified in Ophthalmology and is a member of the American Academy of Ophthalmology. Dr. Erickson has also previously served as Chief of the Medical Staff of Southern Ocean County Medical Center.
Neil G. Dreizen, M.D.Dr. Dreizen completed his undergraduate studies summa cum laude earning a Bachelor of Arts degree from Boston University. He graduated summa cum laude from Boston University Medical School, and completed his Ophthalmology residency at Wills Eye Hospital in Philadelphia. After two years of fellowship training at Emory University in Atlanta, he spent two years as Assistant Professor at Georgetown University in Washington, D.C. Dr. Dreizen joined Southern Shores Eye Center, P.A. (formerly Erickson, Dreizen & Lee Eye Center, P.A.) in 1988. Dr. Dreizen is a Board Certified Ophthalmologist and is a member of the American Academy of Ophthalmology. He has served as President of the Medical Staff at Southern Ocean County Medical Center. He is also a member of the Wills Eye Hospital Society, the Phi Beta Kappa Honor Society, the Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Society, and the Society of Heed Fellows.
Robert E. Lee III, M.D.Dr. Lee graduated with a Bachelor of Science Degree with high honors from the University of Notre Dame. He attended Duke University Medical School and completed his Ophthalmology residency at the University of Pittsburgh where he served as Chief Resident in his final year. Dr. Lee joined Southern Shores Eye Center in 1998. He is a managing partner since 2003. Dr. Lee is an active Board Certified Ophthalmologist serving the Manahawkin and surrounding communities for over 20 years. He is a member of the American Academy of Ophthalmology. He serves on the Operations Committee of AtlantiCare Surgery Centers. Dr. Lee is actively involved in Multifocal Premium and Toric IOLs in advanced sutureless cataract surgery. He offers minimally invasive glaucoma surgery at the time of cataract extraction using the Glaukos iStent. Dr. Lee is proficient in Botox and Juvederm. He now offers TempSure Envi to naturally tighten skin and reduce fine lines and wrinkles. Dr. Lee enjoys family time at the beach. He likes to root on his favorite sports teams and his children’s sport activities. When the opportunity presents itself, he enjoys time at the gym, golf course and quiet time with his wife and children..
Elena R. Drudy, M.D.Dr. Drudy graduated summa cum laude with a Bachelor of Arts from New York University. She is a graduate of New York University School of Medicine and† completed her Ophthalmology residency at the University of Virginia where she served as Co-chief Resident in her final year. A Board Certified Ophthalmologist, she returned to her home state of New Jersey to join Southern Shores Eye Center in 2006. Dr. Drudy is a member of the American Academy of Ophthalmology and currently serves on the New Jersey Academy of Ophthalmology Board of Governors.
Truc Nguyen, M.D.
Dr. Nguyen graduated with high honors with a Bachelor of Science from Stony Brook University, NY. He received his medical degree from Upstate Medical University of Syracuse, NY. After completing his Ophthalmology residency in Syracuse where he served as Chief Resident in his final year, he completed a fellowship in Cornea and Refractive Surgery at the University of Rochester, NY. Dr. Nguyen served as a Clinical Instructor at the University of Rochester and as an Instructor at the Southern College of Optometry when he was in practice in Memphis Tennessee before relocating to South Jersey. He has been in practice serving the South Jersey community since late 2011. Dr. Nguyen joined Southern Shores Eye Center in 2015 after relocating from Atlantic County. Dr. Nguyen is actively involved in Multifocal Premium and Toric IOLs in advanced sutureless cataract surgery. He offers minimally invasive glaucoma surgery at the time of cataract extraction using the Glaukos iStent. Dr. Nguyen is a Board Certified Ophthalmologist, with affiliations at Southern Ocean Medical Center and AtlantiCare Regional Medical Centers. He is a member of the American Academy of Ophthalmology. †††