Referring Doctors

Referring a patient is easy. Retina Associates of Western NY strives to take the stress out of this process. Therefore, whatever method of referral that is most convenient for you, we can accommodate. You can call us directly at 585-442-3411, or you can download a PDF referral form which can be emailed to or faxed to 585-442-9550. Download the PDF referral form here:

RAWNY Referral Form V3

RAWNY is an emergency practice. Therefore, there are often same-day appointments available, should your patient require. The items we will require of you:

  • Basic demographics (including insurance)
  • Diagnosis/Signs & Symptoms
  • Medical Records (CCD File if possible or Fax)
  • When you would like the patient to be seen

To assist in making your patient’s care with us a smooth transition, we have informational brochures, new patient packets, and business cards available to you. If you are interested in receiving any of these items please email and we will happily mail them to your office.

Upcoming Events

June 6th 2023: This event has been Canceled. Educational Dinner Presentations including “Uveitis Evaluation & Management” presented by Dr. Matthew Witmer, “Management of Lens Complications” by Dr. Brian Connolly, and CME Accredited “Update on Arterial Occlusive Disease” presented by Dr. Edward Hall. This event will be hosted in-person in Ithaca, NY at the Ithaca Beer Company from 6:30pm-9pm. Dinner will be served. Open to all interested providers. Inquiries about this event can be directed to


RAWNY’s surgical center has been awarded “America’s Best Ambulatory Surgery Centers 2022” based on results of an independent analysis from Newsweek and Statista. The Brighton Surgery Center is the ONLY Ambulatory Surgical Center in Western New York to be awarded “America’s Best Ambulatory Surgery Center”. Our patients and family members ranked our services the highest in the following areas:

  • Management in times of the COVID-19 crisis (e.g. safety of residents, hygiene measures)
  • Management of waiting time (e.g. appointments)
  • Quality of surgery preparations (e.g. consultation with doctor, information)
  • Quality of follow-up care (e.g. physical therapies)

Read more about this award at

Horseheads office now open and scheduling appointments! We are pleased to announce the opening of our new office location in the Chambers Road plaza in Horseheads, NY. Now accepting new patients and scheduling appointments with all of our providers.

Now seeing patients at our Batavia location! RAWNY is pleased to offer a new office location to better serve our patients where they live. We have leased space in the RRH/Reed Eye Associates building and are now seeing patients. Referrals to this location will be handled with the same quality and consideration as you have come to trust from our Brighton location.

Clinical Trials

If you are interested in referring a patient for participation in a clinical trial, please contact one of our study coordinators:

Mary Jo Doran, COA
Phone: 585-450-2082

Jessica Alawi-Dugovic 
Phone: 585-442-3411 ext. 129

Trista Buschemi
Phone: 585-450-2081