Dr. McLaughlin is a graduate of Grove City College of PA with a degree in Molecular Biology and Spanish. He was commissioned as an Air Force Officer in 2004, and went on to earn his degree in Medicine at the Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences in Bethesda, MD. During medical school he transferred to the Navy in 2007 and was inducted into the Alpha Omega Alpha Medical Honor Society.
His graduate medical education included an internship in Transitional Medicine and residency in Ophthalmology at the Walter Reed National Military Medical Center in Bethesda, MD. His military experiences included training as Naval Flight Surgeon, working as a physician for the US Navy and Marine Corps test pilots at the Naval Air Station Patuxent River, MD, and serving as the department head of ophthalmology and refractive surgery at the Naval Medical Center Camp Lejeune, NC. Prior to leaving the Navy, Dr. McLaughlin was selected for promotion to the rank of Commander.
Dr. McLaughlin is Board Certified by the American Board of Ophthalmology and a member of several professional organizations. He enjoys taking part in humanitarian medical missions and is fluent in Spanish. He has participated in numerous research projects and academic publications, including research using high-frequency ultrasound for sizing of implantable collamer lenses (ICL).
Eye Doctor in Duncansville, Bedford, and Clearfield
What Our Patients Say
"Every person who works here is very professional. My appointment with Dr. Zatorsky was was so entailed .He explained everything about the screening test I had in full detail. He answered all my questions and made me feel extremely confident. This is an excellent eye care clinic!"
"I cannot say enough positive things about how pleased I am with my cataract surgery! The personal interaction with Doctor Van Horn and all his staff members put me at ease during the entire time I was there! Thank you! Thank you! Thank you!"
"Awesome in every way. Docs and staff are very knowledgeable and friendly. They offer many services along with their own shop for glasses and supplies."
"Awesome service, wonderful doctors, very kind people that are genuinely interested in helping their patients! Go here!"
"Laurel Eye staff are wonderful. The behind the scene staff are just as great! Tawnya, billing department is an exceptional employee! She goes above and beyond for her customer. I appreciate it so much!! I had my cataract surgery by Dr. McLaughlin and his staff. My vision in my right eye is greatly improved. Excited for my left eye to get done this week. The professionalism of each staff member is top notch! I appreciate them all!"
"Dr. Andrew Batchelet is an excellent doctor. He did surgery for both my eyes in two weeks. He is very patient answering any questions you ask. His team is very nice welcoming you with a smile and very helpful. I recommend everyone to go to Dr. Batchelet if they need surgery in their eyes."
"Kind, caring, very reassuring. Great explanations. Excellent results on both cataract surgeries. Kudos to excellent staff members. Thank you to the OR staff. They give personal attention. I never felt like a number."
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