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Top Doctors 2019

March 12, 2019

Top Doctors 2019Kremer Eye Center may be known for our advanced vision correction and eye care treatments, but one of the best things about us has always been our renowned team of doctors.

Devoted to providing the best results and patient care, our experienced doctors have been the recipients of various awards. For the fourth consecutive year, we’re excited to share that a few of Kremer’s own have once again received the coveted “Top Doc” recognition from Castle Connolly and Philadelphia Magazine.

Here are the 2019 Top Docs from Kremer Eye Center.


Dr. Michael A. Aronsky is a board-certified ophthalmologist in our King of Prussia, Philadelphia, and Springfield offices and one of Castle Connolly’s 2019 Top Docs. Specializing in advanced vision correction solutions, he has performed tens of thousands of refractive surgeries. He also specializes in corneal and cataract treatments to help restore eyesight.

Dedicated to performing the latest and most innovative procedures, Dr. Aronsky was the first in the region to perform Bladeless LASIK, INTACS® Corneal Implants, Conductive Keratoplasty, Sutureless Endothelial Corneal Transplants, and IntraLase Enabled Keratoplasty.

As one of the leading Visian ICL surgeons in the country, Dr. Aronsky was also the first to implant a Visian Toric ICL in the tri-state area.


Dr. Carol J. Hoffman serves as a board-certified ophthalmologist and Kremer Eye Center’s Medical Director at our Cherry Hill and Wilmington locations. She was named a 2019 Top Doc by Castle Connolly and Philadelphia Magazine.

Throughout her career, Dr. Hoffman has worked to help her patients get the customized eye care and vision correction solutions they need. She has performed thousands of LASIK surgeries and is a member of the American Academy of Ophthalmology, the Delaware Academy of Ophthalmology, and the Delaware Medical Society.


Top Doctors 2019 Kremer Eye CenterAs a board-certified ophthalmic surgeon in our Cherry Hill office, 2019 Castle Connolly Top Doc Dr. Debra Malley specializes in laser vision correction. She is certified to treat nearsightedness, farsightedness, and astigmatism using the latest and most advanced bladeless LASIK technologies. She also performs facial medical aesthetic procedures.

Dr. Malley has spent more than two decades researching and using the excimer laser in refractive surgeries. She conducted her research at the Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary and has used it to teach residents and medical professionals about the healing response after excimer laser surgery.


In our King of Prussia, Horsham, Limerick, and Springfield locations, Dr. George Pronesti is a board-certified ophthalmologist committed to providing outstanding care to all patients in the area. For 2019, he was named a Top Doc by Castle Connolly.

Before joining the team at Kremer, Dr. Pronesti served as Vice Chairman of Maryland General Hospital’s Department of Ophthalmology. Here, he trained new doctors in the latest, and most advanced, clinical and surgical techniques.

Today, Dr. Pronesti is a Philadelphia-area LASIK and cataract surgeon. Using innovative techniques, he has helped thousands of patients see clearly. He also invented the Golf Bifocal and authored an array of publications.


As the Director of Glaucoma for Kremer Eye Center and a board-certified ophthalmologist, Dr. Anthony C. Zacchei helps patients all over the Greater Philadelphia area get the glaucoma, cataract, and LASIK treatments they need. He was named a 2019 Top Doc by Castle Connolly.

Dr. Zacchei has performed more than 35,000 successful cataract surgeries over the past 20 years. He also specializes in numerous cutting-edge glaucoma and cataract treatments in our King of Prussia, Limerick, and Springfield offices. This includes trabeculectomies, shunts, SLT, and ECP.

Furthermore, Dr. Zacchei has worked with premium lenses that help correct presbyopia and astigmatism.


Kremer Eye Center’s team of award-winning doctors are all dedicated to ensuring excellent patient care, long-lasting vision correction, and eye care results. To learn more about our top docs, contact us to schedule a consultation with our professionals.


As a research and information company, Castle Connolly helps people find the best healthcare in their area. Their list of Top Doctors is updated and published annually both online and in print.

To create the list, thousands of healthcare professionals are surveyed and asked to nominate the best doctors across the country in every specialty. Then, a physician-led research team reviews the credentials of all physicians nominated.

Overall, the doctors chosen for this recognition will be based on their training, medical education, professional achievements, board certifications, and more.


Each year, Philadelphia Magazine partners with Castle Connolly Medical, Ltd. to publish their Top Doctors list. Overall, the list recognizes the best doctors in the region.

Doctors nominate their peers for consideration. Before they can be featured on the prestigious list, each nominee is evaluated for their educational and professional experience.