Our Family

Dr. Michael Hill President, Optometrist
President, Optometrist

Dr. Michael Hill

Dr. Michael Hill graduated from the New England College of Optometry in May of 2007, and is the youngest son of Dr. Donald Hill.

Dr. Michael Hill graduated from the New England College of Optometry in May of 2007, and is the youngest son of Dr. Donald Hill. Dr. Mike has been with Hill Eye for over 15 years. He has gained experience training in the Providence, Rhode Island and Northampton, Massachusetts Veterans Administration Hospitals treating ocular disease, as well as practicing in western Alaska providing eye care for over 30,000 Yu'pik Eskimos. Michael graduated with a Bachelors Degree in Biology/Pre-med from Stonehill College in Easton, Massachusetts, where he was a member of the varsity Men's Soccer team.
Michael enjoys fishing, traveling, and playing golf in his spare time. He live in Brentwood, NH with his wife Carrie and three children.
James Kim, MD, PHD
Ophthalmologist

Dr. James Kim

MD, PHD

Board Certified in Ophthalmology-

Undergraduate: Columbia University, New York, NY (BA)

Medical School: University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI (MD)

Graduate School: Pharmacology, Columbia University, New York, NY (PhD)

Residency: Cole Eye Institute, Cleveland Clinic Foundation, Cleveland, Ohio (Ophthalmology)

Fellowship: Duke Eye Center, Duke University, Durham, NC (Glaucoma)

James also has an interest in helping patients in underserved countries through cataract medical missions, and spending time with his family.

Sully Echevarria Optical technician
Optical Technician

Sully Echevarria

Dr. Erica Hill Vice President, Optometrist
Vice President, Optometrist

Dr. Erica Hill

Dr. Erica Hill, a 2003 graduate of the New England College of Optometry, has been working in the practice for almost 20 years.

Dr. Erica Hill, a 2003 graduate of the New England College of Optometry, has been working in the practice for almost 20 years. She has areas of expertise in pre- and post- cataract surgical exams as well as in Pediatrics. She was also a member of the class of 1997 at the College of the Holy Cross in Worcester, Massachusetts, where she was a member of the varsity softball team. Erica resides in Massachusetts with her husband and two children.
Sarah Matte Office Manager
Office Manager

Sarah Matte

Sarah has been with Hill Eye for over 13 years.

Sarah has been with Hill Eye for over 13 years. Her time off is spent camping with her family and friends and enjoying live music. Sarah lives in Dracut with her husband and two daughters.
Lisa Fortier Optometric technician
Optometric Technician

Lisa Fortier

Dr. Kara Feldberg Optometrist
Optometrist

Dr. Kara Feldberg

Dr. Kara Feldberg is from Bethany, CT. She completed her undergraduate studies at the University of New Hampshire with a B.S. in Biology.

Dr. Kara Feldberg is from Bethany, CT. She completed her undergraduate studies at the University of New Hampshire with a B.S. in Biology. Dr. Feldberg then completed her doctorate of Optometry at the New England College of Optometry in Boston, where she graduated in 2007. She has spent the majority of her career as an Optometrist in Manchester NH and Windham NH, and is now happy to be practicing in Dracut. She lives with her husband in Windham NH.
Melissa Bales Certified Optician/Assistant Office Manager
Certified Optician/Assistant Office Manager

Melissa Bales

Melissa is a board certified and licensed optician and has been practicing for the past 18 years.

Melissa is a board certified and licensed optician and has been practicing for the past 18 years. She lives in New Hampshire with her husband, son, and 2 bulldogs. She enjoys hiking, camping, fishing, and snowboarding.
Lisa Bishop Optical staff
Optical Staff

Lisa Bishop

Dr. Michael Hill President, Optometrist
President, Optometrist

Dr. Michael Hill

Dr. Michael Hill graduated from the New England College of Optometry in May of 2007, and is the youngest son of Dr. Donald Hill.

Dr. Michael Hill graduated from the New England College of Optometry in May of 2007, and is the youngest son of Dr. Donald Hill. Dr. Mike has been with Hill Eye for over 15 years. He has gained experience training in the Providence, Rhode Island and Northampton, Massachusetts Veterans Administration Hospitals treating ocular disease, as well as practicing in western Alaska providing eye care for over 30,000 Yu'pik Eskimos. Michael graduated with a Bachelors Degree in Biology/Pre-med from Stonehill College in Easton, Massachusetts, where he was a member of the varsity Men's Soccer team.
Michael enjoys fishing, traveling, and playing golf in his spare time. He live in Brentwood, NH with his wife Carrie and three children.
Dr. Erica Hill Vice President, Optometrist
Vice President, Optometrist

Dr. Erica Hill

Dr. Erica Hill, a 2003 graduate of the New England College of Optometry, has been working in the practice for almost 20 years.

Dr. Erica Hill, a 2003 graduate of the New England College of Optometry, has been working in the practice for almost 20 years. She has areas of expertise in pre- and post- cataract surgical exams as well as in Pediatrics. She was also a member of the class of 1997 at the College of the Holy Cross in Worcester, Massachusetts, where she was a member of the varsity softball team. Erica resides in Massachusetts with her husband and two children.
Dr. Kara Feldberg Optometrist
Optometrist

Dr. Kara Feldberg

Dr. Kara Feldberg is from Bethany, CT. She completed her undergraduate studies at the University of New Hampshire with a B.S. in Biology.

Dr. Kara Feldberg is from Bethany, CT. She completed her undergraduate studies at the University of New Hampshire with a B.S. in Biology. Dr. Feldberg then completed her doctorate of Optometry at the New England College of Optometry in Boston, where she graduated in 2007. She has spent the majority of her career as an Optometrist in Manchester NH and Windham NH, and is now happy to be practicing in Dracut. She lives with her husband in Windham NH.
James Kim, MD, PHD
Ophthalmologist

Dr. James Kim

MD, PHD

Board Certified in Ophthalmology-

Undergraduate: Columbia University, New York, NY (BA)

Medical School: University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI (MD)

Graduate School: Pharmacology, Columbia University, New York, NY (PhD)

Residency: Cole Eye Institute, Cleveland Clinic Foundation, Cleveland, Ohio (Ophthalmology)

Fellowship: Duke Eye Center, Duke University, Durham, NC (Glaucoma)

James also has an interest in helping patients in underserved countries through cataract medical missions, and spending time with his family.

Sarah Matte Office Manager
Office Manager

Sarah Matte

Sarah has been with Hill Eye for over 13 years.

Sarah has been with Hill Eye for over 13 years. Her time off is spent camping with her family and friends and enjoying live music. Sarah lives in Dracut with her husband and two daughters.
Melissa Bales Certified Optician/Assistant Office Manager
Certified Optician/Assistant Office Manager

Melissa Bales

Melissa is a board certified and licensed optician and has been practicing for the past 18 years.

Melissa is a board certified and licensed optician and has been practicing for the past 18 years. She lives in New Hampshire with her husband, son, and 2 bulldogs. She enjoys hiking, camping, fishing, and snowboarding.
Sully Echevarria Optical technician
Optical Technician

Sully Echevarria

Lisa Fortier Optometric technician
Optometric Technician

Lisa Fortier

Lisa Bishop Optical staff
Optical Staff

Lisa Bishop

Billing/Insurance

Karen Hill

Optical Technician

Cassie Hua

Optometrist

Dr. Katherine Mam

Founder Emeritus

Dr. Donald Hill

Dr. Hill practiced in Dracut for over 40 years. He holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Biology from Boston University, and graduated from the New England College of Optometry in 1974 as class valedictorian. Dr. Hill has also served as 1st Lieutenant in the Untied States Army Medical Service Corps, and as an instructor at the New England College of Optometry.

Dr. Donald Hill retired in August of 2020.  We wish him all the best in retirement!