DR. ROSHNI DESAI
Dr. Roshni Desai is a Board Certified Optometric Physician specializing in Medical Optometry.
Dr. Desai earned her Bachelor of Science degree from Rutgers University in 1998. She proceeded onto the State University of New York - College of Optometry in New York City, receiving her Doctorate of Optometry and Master of Science in Vision Sciences in 2002. Upon graduation, Dr. Desai completed a residency in Primary Care with emphasis on Ocular Disease Treatment and Management at The Eye Institute of the Pennsylvania College of Optometry in Philadelphia.
Dr. Desai is an active Fellow of the American Academy of Optometry (AAO), where she has co-authored, presented and published research posters at annual Member meetings. In 2021, Dr. Desai was appointed by New Jersey Governor Phil Murphy to the New Jersey State Board of Optometrists.
Dr. Desai joined Drs. Savoy and Siegel in 2004 and has since acquired the practice with a goal to establish a full-scope, Woman-Led Optometry practice in the heart of Downtown Jersey City. She stays committed to the tradition of providing Jersey City with trusted family orientated eye care, as established by the Savoy and Siegel families since 1946.
Dr. Desai resides in Bergen County with her two wonderful children and husband. In her free time, she enjoys traveling and spending time with her family.
DR. KRISTINE PIANETA
Dr. Kristine Pianeta was raised in Wharton, New Jersey. She attended Montclair State University, where she graduated in 2013 with a Bachelor Degree in Biology. She then continued onto the Pennsylvania College of Optometry at Salus University in Philadelphia, PA where she received her Doctorate of Optometry in 2018.
After graduation, Dr. Pianeta completed a residency in Ocular Disease at Omni Eye Services of New Jersey, with a focus on disease management and treatment.
During her time off, Dr. Pianeta enjoys spending time with her friends and family, as well as traveling. One of her favorite places to travel is Colombia to visit her family.
DR. MONICA THI
Dr. Monica Thi was born and raised in Edison, New Jersey. She graduated from Rutgers University with a Bachelor of Arts majoring in Genetics and minoring in Psychology.
Dr. Thi then proceeded onto the State University of New York, College of Optometry in Manhattan where she graduated with her Doctorate of Optometry in 2019. As a student clinician, Dr. Thi trained at the West Point Eye Center, Woodhull Medical Center’s Department of Optometry & Ophthalmology and a private practice specializing in Retinal Disease in Brooklyn, NY.
During her time at SUNY, Dr. Thi also completed her MBA certificate in Healthcare Management with SUNY Empire.
When not seeing patients, she loves to discover new foods, keep an active lifestyle and enjoys the outdoors.
DR. MATTHEW HOSLER
Board Certified Ophthalmologist
Dr. Matthew Hosler is a Board Certified Ophthalmologist and fellowship trained Glaucoma Specialist. He holds his Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of Pennsylvania. He later graduated from the MD/PhD program at Rutgers New Jersey Medical School, where he was awarded the Stanley S. Bergen Medal of Excellence.
Dr. Hosler completed his Ophthalmology residency training at Penn State University School of Medicine where he served as chief resident. He received several awards during internship and residency. This was followed by Glaucoma Surgical Fellowship training at the New York Eye and Ear Infirmary and NYU, where he conducted peer reviewed glaucoma research with Dr. Robert Ritch and Dr. Celso Tello.
He is a lecturer in the clinical medicine course at Seton Hall University. He is also a regular lecturer for the Diabetes Empowerment Education Program through Robert Wood Johnson Barnabas Health in Rahway.
Dr. Hosler is married with 4 children. He has served as an assistant coach for the Cranford Baseball and Softball League. He currently serves as the Swimming and Lifesaving merit badge counselor for Boy Scout Troop 80 in the Patriot’s Path Counsel.
We are happy welcome Dr. Matthew Hosler to our team of eye care professionals. He provides our patients in Downtown Jersey City with Glaucoma and Cataract consultations and pre- & post-operative care one Saturday a month, from 7am-9am.
DR. NINA BAJAJ
Dr. Nina Bajaj was born and raised in Toronto, Ontario where she graduated with an Honors Bachelor of Science degree from the University of Toronto. She then proceeded onto the New England College of Optometry in Boston, MA.
Dr. Bajaj spent her final year training and rotating through the following clinical sites: New England Eye Institute, Boston Medical Center, Bedford Veterans Administration Hospital and Toronto Eye Clinic. She earned her Doctorate of Optometry in 2014 and is board certified in both Canada and the U.S. Dr. Bajaj spent the first 5 years of her career working in Midtown Manhattan specializing in primary eye care.
With a passion for private practice she continues to provide comprehensive eye care to her patients in Jersey City and Newark, New Jersey. Dr Bajaj is a foodie and loves to travel in her spare time.