Office Hours: Mon-Fri 8 - 5pm
Dr. McKee has been practicing in Newport News, VA since 1987. He was raised in upstate
New York in a family of 5 physicians, including 2 sisters and 1 brother-in-law who
He obtained his undergraduate degree from Lafayette College and his Masters Degree
from the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine. After attending
The Albany Medical College
in New York, he interned West Penn Hospital in Pittsburgh and
completed his ophthalmology residency at the
University of Kentucky Medical Center.
Dr. McKee is a member of the American Academy of Ophthalmology, the American Society
of Cataract & Refractive Surgery, the Virginia Society of Ophthalmology, the Newport
News Medical Society, and the American Diabetes Association. He practices comprehensive
ophthalmology with an emphasis on cataract surgery, diabetic eye disease, glaucoma
treatment, and medical surgical laser treatments.
Dr. McKee is interested in fitness and nutrition and enjoys playing many sports,
including tennis, soccer, skiing, hockey, and rowing. He has lived on the Virginia
peninsula for over 20 years and has one daughter and two sons.
Dr Berckmueller has been practicing in Newport News, VA since 2000. He grew up in
Northern Ohio where his father practiced ophthalmology.
Dr Berckmueller attended the University
of Cincinnati College of Medicine. Dr. Berchmueller and his wife have 5 beautiful
Dr. Berckmueller is affiliated with the American Academy of Ophthalmology and the
Newport News Medical Society.
He also works with local hospitals instructing medical
residents. He specializes in cataract surgery, diabetic eye care, glaucoma management,
and other eye diseases.
Dr. Bashkoff has been practicing on the peninsula since 1993. She is a native
of New York and graduated from the New York College of Optometry.
Dr. Bashkoff is married to a local surgeon and they have two daughters.
Dr. Bashkoff specializes in routine eye exams, contact lens fittings, including
specialty lenses, and thorough refractions for eyeglass prescriptions. She also
provides surgical follow-up care and the treatment of many eye health issues.
Dr. Sakoda has been practicing optometry in the Tidewater area since
2002, when she and her family relocated from Chicago.
She was raised
in Chicago and received her undergraduate degree from The University
of Chicago and her Doctorate of Optometry from The Illinois College
On a personal note, Dr. Sakoda and her husband are
blessed with wonderful twin daughters, who are keeping their parents
Dr. Sakoda enjoys all aspects of caring for her patients; from their
routine eye exams, to keeping them current with contact lens care
and products, and in answering any of their questions in all other
facets of their eye health care.