Doctors & Staff
Meet the experienced and friendly doctors and staff who make Guilderland Vision Care a proud provider of vision care products and services in Guilderland.
Dr. Rachel McCann
Rachel McCann grew up in Guilderland and was a 1998 graduate of GHS. Go Dutchman! She continued to stay in the area through college and graduated summa cum laude from the University at Albany. After choosing Optometry for her career she moved to NYC and received her Doctorate of Optometry from SUNY College of Optometry. The last year of Optometry school she had the opportunity to complete externships at Northport VA hospital and West Point Military Academy. Her focus is providing thorough primary care Optometry for all ages. In addition, she fits contact lenses, including specialty lens fits, treats dry eye, and is involved with identifying retinal issues and other ocular diseases.
The professional opportunities and sense of community in the Capital Region have been a perfect fit. She is an active member in the NYSOA, and enjoys helping to organize a primary care Optometry conference annually. Her other activities center around the three beautiful children. She and her husband enjoy traveling with the whole crew, as well as many outdoor activities including skiing, hiking, and swimming. Rachel is thrilled to be practicing Optometry, as well as raising her family in her friendly hometown.
Dr. Yasmin El-Hag
Dr. Yasmin El-Hag graduated from the University of Houston College of Optometry with Summa Cum Laude Honors. She grew up in Dallas, Texas where she attended The University of Texas at Dallas and received her Bachelor of Science in Biology with honors. At UHCO she was involved in several organizations including the Student Volunteer Optometric Services to Humanity, American Optometric Student Association and Beta Sigma Kappa Honor Society. She was also a teaching assistant for clinic practicum.
Dr. El-Hag completed her externships at Cedar Springs Community Eye Clinic in Dallas, Space Center Eye Associates and Baylor Medical Hospital in Houston. She has had extensive training in primary care optometry, glaucoma, diabetic eye disease, dry eye, and specialty contact lenses.
Dr. El-Hag enjoys photography, playing basketball, and spending time with family and friends.
Donna Johnson, Office
Donna successfully runs our front office. She is responsible for organizing all of the administrative activities that facilitate the smooth and efficient operation of our office. She has a comprehensive understanding of our software and insurance plans to help our patients through what can be a difficult process. With over thirty years in management and customer service Donna will do all that she can to make your visit with us a pleasant one.
Laurie Zinnershine, Optician
Laurie is a New York State Licensed Optician with over 20 years experience. Laurie’s ability to assess patient’s needs and insightful use of her experience makes her a vital part of the team.
When Laurie is not at work she enjoys camping with her family.
Morgan Leto, Optician
Morgan is certified by the American Board of Opticianry and received her NYS Ophthalmic Dispensing License. Morgan has over 12 years of highly trained experience in adapting and fitting lenses for the corrections of deficiencies, deformities or anomalies of the human eyes on written prescriptions from a licensed physician or optometrist.
Morgan is a friendly and knowledgeable Optician who keeps up with the latest fashion and trends. She prides herself in selecting the best frames for patients always factoring in comfort and cosmetic appeal.