Dr. Daniel Bastian, FAAO, is an Assistant Professor of Optometry in the department of Primary Care. Dr. Bastian is currently an Instructor of Record for the first year Principles and Practices of Optometry (PPO) I, II, and III courses. In addition to Course Master for the PPO course sequence, Dr. Bastian is an attending optometrist at Lynn Community Health Center in Lynn MA, where he appreciates the opportunity to provide comprehensive ocular care to the diverse patient population. In addition to his responsibilities as a clinical provider, Dr. Bastian also serves as a clinical preceptor to second, third, and fourth year students throughout their clinical rotations.
Dr. Bastian first graduated from Boston University in 2008 with a Bachelor of Science in Biology before continuing on to receive his Doctorate of Optometry from the New England College of Optometry in 2012. Following graduation in 2012, he completed an ocular disease and primary care residency through the VA Boston Healthcare System in Worcester/Brockton, MA. Dr. Bastian’s primary area of interest includes diseases of both the anterior and posterior segment. He is particularly interested in retinal imaging with spectral domain optical coherence tomography and the ocular manifestations of systemic disease. Dr. Bastian is a fellow of the American Academy of Optometry (AAO) and is currently a member of the American Optometric Association. Dr. Bastian is also the NECO representative for the AAO’s Optometric Section.