Employee Spotlight: Getting to Know Dr. Bethany Rommel

Manning, Rommel & Thode Associates are excited to announce the addition of Dr. Bethany Rommel, MD to their highly trained team of eye physicians.  Dr. Bethany Rommel is a comprehensive ophthalmologist and is looking forward to caring for patients in her hometown, Lancaster.  She specializes in comprehensive ophthalmology, with an emphasis on cataract surgery, ocular surface disease and glaucoma management. 

A graduate of Jefferson Medical College, Dr. Bethany Rommel received numerous Clinical High Honors and devoted her time to serving her community as a patient advocate.  She was the clinical director of JeffHOPE, a student run health clinic that provides care for underserved patients.  Dr. Rommel completed a medical internship at Abington Memorial Hospital and completed her residency program at the West Virginia University Eye Institute.  In addition to her extensive training in Ophthalmology, Dr. Bethany Rommel is also well-versed in international studies and graduated with honors from the University of Toronto with a double major in Botany and Comparative Religion.

Manning, Rommel & Thode Associates take pride in offering our patients comprehensive ophthalmology care. 

Our patients vision needs are our focus and we are proud to continue the tradition of excellence in serving our community.  As part of our efforts to provide exceptional care for our patients, we take time to create an “Employee Spotlight,” where we can offer a more personal side of our physicians. 

Please take some time to get to know more about Dr. Bethany Rommel:

1. What is your role at Manning, Rommel & Thode Associates?

I am excited to be caring for patients as a comprehensive ophthalmologist. I provide comprehensive eye care including routine and diabetic exams, glaucoma management, dry eye management, and cataract surgery.

2. What are you looking forward to the most about working at Manning, Rommel & Thode Associates?

I am honored to be working with a team that is committed to their patients.  In addition, I am proud to be serving the Lancaster, PA community where I grew up!

3. What do you do for fun outside of work?

I love hiking, kayaking, and gardening with my family. I also love baking!

4. What is one thing you recommend someone does/visits when they come to Lancaster?

Exploring any of the Lancaster Conservancy’s preserves is a must, as well as visiting downtown for tasty treats and vibrant shops!

5. What was the most unusual or interesting job you’ve ever had?

Ophthalmology is the most interesting career I’ve had, but I’ve also worked as a yoga instructor, researcher, gardener, cook, waitress and a shoe salesperson.

6. What is your favorite quote?

“The light which shines in the eye is really the light of the heart.” -Rumi

Manning, Rommel & Thode Associates – Lancaster’s #1 Medical and Surgical Eye Care Team

At Manning, Rommel & Thode Associates, we understand how important it is to have clear vision and eye doctors that you can trust.  We strive to treat all of our patients with the same personalized care and attention as we would for our own family members.  Our team of eye physicians deeply value the relationships we have developed with our patients and the community we serve.

Manning, Rommel & Thode Associates has been committed to the highest standards of care, treatment and surgical innovation throughout Lancaster County for the past 20 years.  Our services range from routine eye care to various surgeries and eye corrections.  If you’re looking for the best eye doctor in Lancaster, PA, we invite you to contact us today at (717) 393-7980 option 1 to schedule an appointment with one of our skilled eye physicians.