Meet our Optometrists

Augusta, Georgia

Abdul R. Daranijoh, OD     

  • Undergraduate Education: University of Indianapolis in Indianapolis, Indiana
  • Doctor of Optometry: Indiana University of Bloomington in Bloomington, Indiana
  • Started Martinez Eye Associates in 2005
  • Married to Julia Daranijoh; three children
  • Interests include flipping houses, soccer and spending time with family and his newest addition of a puppy.

Emerson E. Brown, OD      

  • Undergraduate Education: Central State University in Wilberforce, Ohio
  • Doctor of Optometry: New England College of Optometry in Boston, Massachusetts
  • Joined Martinez Eye Associates in 2006
  • Interests include fishing

Lewis Steinfeld, OD         

  • Undergraduate Education: University of Miami in Coral Gables, Florida
  • Doctor of Optometry: Southern College of Optometry in Memphis, Tennessee
  • Joined Martinez Eye Associates in 2017
  • Married to Lynn Steinfeld; two children and four grandchildren
  • Interests include weightlifting and audio files         

Cari L. Moore, OD             

  • Undergraduate Education: Southern Methodist University in Dallas, Texas
  • Doctor of Optometry: New England College of Optometry in Boston, Massachusetts
  • Joined Martinez Eye Associates in 2020
  • Married to David Moore; one child at Clemson
  • Interests include gardening, snow skiing, water sports, and an animal lover of all animals but especially dogs, cats, and horses.

Harold J. Hoover, OD      

  • Undergraduate Education: Augusta College in Augusta, Georgia
  • Doctor of Optometry: University of Alabama, School of Optometry in Birmingham, Alabama
  • Joined Martinez Eye Associates in 2020
  • Married to Lori Hoover; two children and 3 granddaughters
  • Interests include fishing, singing in his church choir, church activities, gardening and reading.


Columbia, South Carolina

Harbison Location

Abdul R. Daranijoh, OD     

  • Undergraduate Education: University of Indianapolis in Indianapolis, Indiana
  • Doctor of Optometry: Indiana University of Bloomington in Bloomington, Indiana
  • Started Martinez Eye Associates in 2005
  • Married to Julia Daranijoh; three children
  • Interests include flipping houses, soccer and spending time with family and his newest addition of a puppy.

Mathew A. Daniels, OD      

  • Undergraduate Education: University of Central Florida in Orlando, Florida
  • Doctor of Optometry: Southern College of Optometry in Memphis, Tennessee
  • Joined Martinez Eye Associates in 2010
  • Married to Aston Daniels; three children
  • Interests include NFL football

Valerie Gallo, OD      

  • Undergraduate Education: Florida State University in Tallahassee, Florida. Degrees in Vision Science and Accounting and University of South Florida in Tampa, Florida
  • Doctor of Optometry: Nova Southeastern University College of Optometry in Davie, Florida with Honors
  • Trained in Ophthalmic disease at Columbia VA Hospital, SC and North Miami Hospital, FL.
  • Joined Martinez Eye Associates in 2018
  • Served as a member of the United States AmeriCorps, where she was responsible for the habitat reconstruction of the Shasta-Trinity mountains in California.
  • Interests include hiking and traveling in her free time

Patricia L. Kranz, OD        

  • Undergraduate Education: University of South Carolina in Columbia, South Carolina
  • Doctor of Optometry: University of Alabama, School of Optometry in Birmingham, Alabama
  • 1 Child- “Pet child” Dog named Founder. Named after Founders Park; where the Game cocks play baseball.
  • Interests include reading, beach days, cheering on the Gamecocks. Used to be a Gamecock herself on the dive team

 

Two Notch Location

Abdul R. Daranijoh, OD     

  • Undergraduate Education: University of Indianapolis in Indianapolis, Indiana
  • Doctor of Optometry: Indiana University of Bloomington in Bloomington, Indiana
  • Started Martinez Eye Associates in 2005
  • Married to Julia Daranijoh; three children
  • Interests include flipping houses, soccer and spending time with family and his newest addition of a puppy.

Dave Arnot, OD               

  • Undergraduate Education: in Western Montana College in Dillon, Montana
  • Doctor of Optometry: Pacific College of Optometry in Forest Grove, Oregon
  • Joined Martinez Eye Associates in 2020
  • Married to Cathy Arnot
  • Interests include skiing and golfing.

Erica Levinson, OD   

  • Undergraduate Education: University of Florida in Gainesville, Florida
  • Doctor of Optometry: Nova Southeastern University College of Optometry in Davie, Florida
  • Interests include spending time with friends and family, cooking, discovering new foods and new restaurants, traveling, and going to the beach.

Monica Bhula, OD 

  • Undergraduate Education: University of Mississippi in Oxford, Mississippi
  • Doctor of Optometry: Southern College of Optometry in Memphis, Tennessee
  • Interests include traveling and cooking.