Katherine Baltz, MD

Dr. Katherine Baltz is an Arkansas native, born in Fayetteville.  She graduated from the University of Arkansas in Fayetteville where she received a Bachelor of Science.  Dr. Baltz received her Doctorate of Medicine from the University of Arkansas College of Medicine in Little Rock.  She completed her internship and ophthalmology residency at UAMS, John L. McClellan Veterans Hospital and Arkansas Children’s Hospital in Little Rock.

Dr. Baltz is board certified through the American Board of Ophthalmology and has been in practice since 1999.  She is a member of the Arkansas Medical Society, the Arkansas Ophthalmology Society and the American Academy of Ophthalmology.  Dr. Baltz also serves on the governor-appointed board of the Arkansas Opticians Association.  Dr. Baltz is a comprehensive ophthalmologist and surgeon.  She sees patients for surgery and medical exams for diabetes, glaucoma and cataracts and routine exams for glasses and contacts.

Dr. Baltz and her husband have two sons and they enjoy outdoor activities such as fishing, hiking, and camping.

Jay Brainard, MD

Dr. Jay Brainard was born in Columbia, Missouri but has lived in Arkansas for most of his life, with the exception of his military service in the United States Navy.  Dr. Brainard received his undergraduate Bachelor of Science degree in Natural Sciences from the University of Arkansas in Fayetteville.  He obtained his Doctorate of Medicine from the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, where he also completed his internship in general surgery and his ophthalmology residency.  Dr. Brainard served his country in the U.S. Navy for six years as a flight surgeon with the Antisubmarine Squadron VP-11.

Dr. Brainard is board certified and has been in practice in Little Rock as a surgeon and comprehensive ophthalmologist since 1982.  He has served previously in multiple leadership roles for St. Vincent Hospital including Chief of Ophthalmology and Executive Committee member, as well as Associate Clinical Professor of Ophthalmology at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, and Arkansas Chairman and Representative for the American Academy of Ophthalmology.  He is a current member of the Arkansas Medical Society, the Arkansas Ophthalmology Society, Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Society and is a published member with American Academy of Ophthalmology.  Dr. Brainard is an avid golfer and enjoys traveling with his wife, Susan, and spending time with his grandchildren.

Dr. Edward Penick, III, MD

Dr. Edward Penick, III was born and raised in Little Rock.  After graduating from Little Rock Central High, Dr. Penick received his bachelor’s degree in biology from Davidson College in North Carolina.  He received his medical degree from the University of Arkansas College of Medicine in Little Rock and completed his ophthalmology residency at the University of Missouri – Kansas City.

Dr. Penick is a board certified ophthalmologist specializing in LASIK and cataract surgery.  He sees patients for medical and routine eye exams, glasses and contact lenses.  Dr. Penick performs premium intraocular lens implantation, laser eye surgery including PTK to remove superficial corneal scars, strabismus (eye muscle surgery), and eyelid procedures such as blepharoplasty.

Dr. Penick is married to another Little Rock native, Jill Irwin, and they have three children.  Aside from spending quality time with his family, he serves as medical director of a local charity eye clinic, Shepherd’s Hope.  His interests include golf, fly fishing, hunting and coaching his children’s sports teams.

David Rozas, MD

Dr. David Rozas moved to Arkansas in 1989 from southern Louisiana.  He received a Doctorate of Medicine from Louisiana State University Medical Center in Shreveport and completed his internship and ophthalmology residency at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, John L. McClellan Veterans Hospital and Arkansas Children’s Hospital in Little Rock.

Dr. Rozas is board certified through the American Board of Ophthalmology.  He is a member of the Arkansas Medical Society, the Arkansas Ophthalmology Society and the Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Society.  Dr. Rozas is a published member of the American Academy of Ophthalmology.  Dr. Rozas is a comprehensive ophthalmologist and surgeon and specializes in the repair and treatment of eye trauma and disease. He performs cataract surgery, glaucoma surgery, eyelid surgery, and iris reconstruction surgery as well as laser and medical treatment of diabetic retinopathy.