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Dr. Timothy Hodges

Refractive Surgery, Cataract Surgery, General Ophthalmology

Hodges Eye Care & Surgical Center, Inc.
Advanced Vision Institute
Douglas Community Clinic

Dr. Timothy Hodges has served in the Army’s Flight Surgeons Corp. and was part of the medical support team at the 97th General Hospital in Frankfurt, Germany during Desert Storm. His professional associations are many, and his dedication to his profession is exemplary. Dr. Timothy Hodges is an avid learner; he attends various ophthalmology conferences yearly so that he remains abreast of current and new surgical procedures, eye disease management and eye disease treatment modalities. His desire to be the best in his profession translates to excellent patient care and a state-of-the-art eye care and surgical center. His private practice in Virginia allowed him to meet and treat several well-known politicians, musicians and sportsmen.

Dr. Timothy Hodges specializes in comprehensive ophthalmology with a special interest in laser vision correction and no-stitch cataract surgery.

He has been doing refractive surgery for over 10 years and has performed thousands of procedures. Dr. Hodges earned his medical degree from Ohio State University. He completed his undergraduate degree in Biochemistry at the University of Cincinnati. He served as a flight surgeon before deciding upon a career in ophthalmology. He completed his residency training in the world-renowned Walter Reed Army Medical Center in Washington, D.C.

Among his many professional distinctions, Dr. Timothy Hodges is certified by the American Board of Ophthalmology, a fellow of the American Academy of Ophthalmology and the American Association of Cataract Refractive Surgery and an active member of the Arizona and Tucson Society of Ophthalmology.

Dr. Angela Hodges

 Tucson  Optometrist Dr. Angela Hodges, ODSpecialties
Medical Consultations, Refractive Consultations, Contact Lenses, LASIK Evaluations

Hodges Eye Care & Surgical Center, Inc.

Dr. Angela Hodges has a wealth of optometric experience that enhances the ophthalmology services provided by the Hodges Eye Care & Surgical Center. Her expertise in primary eye care including diagnosis and treatment of eye disorders and contact lens fittings makes her an intrical part of the Hodges Eye Care team. Dr. Angela Hodges has practiced optometry in many different facets. She initially practiced as an Army Captain at Walter Reed Army Medical Center. Subsequent to her service to our country, Dr. Hodges was involved with many well-known optical chains and then went on to have her own successful medical optometry practice in the Tidewater area of Virginia.

Dr. Hodges later worked with her husband, Dr. Timothy Hodges under the guise of Advanced Vision Institute. Since 2003, Dr. Angela Hodges has been a vital part of Hodges Eye Care & Surgical Center, specializing in LASIK consultations and working with refractive surgery patients.

Dr. Thiripurasundari Pugazhendhi, M.D.

Glaucoma Evaluations and Eye Surgery, Comprehensive Medical Eye Exams, Cataract Consultations, Diabetic Eye Exams, Retina Evaluations, Dry Eye Diagnosis and care

Hodges Eye Care & Surgical Center, Inc.

Dr. Thiripurasundari Pugazhendhi has 15 years of experience in eye care, diagnosis and treatment of various eye diseases, Dr. Pugazhendhi comes to us with a wealth of medical ophthalmology and glaucoma treatment experience. She is a graduate of Stanley Medical College, University of Madras, India. Dr. Pugazhendhi completed two ophthalmology residency programs, the first at MGR Medical University, India and then another at the University of Arizona Medical Center in Tucson. She then continued her training at the University of Nebraska Medical Center to complete a Glaucoma Fellowship program. Dr. Pugazhendi is a welcome asset to our practice and we are looking forward to a successful and rewarding relationship. We hope that your future visits to our practice will be enhanced by her expertise and skills.

Dr. Pugazhendhi is licensed in Arizona and several other states. She belongs to the American Academy of Ophthalmology, American Glaucoma Society, and the American Medical Association. As a new part-time associate, she will split her time between our private practice and the Tucson VA Hospital.



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