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Photo of Dr. Katherine Rispoli.

Dr. Katherine Rispoli

Optometrist & Co-owner of Specs Eyecare

  • Diplomate, American Board of Optometry 
  • Member, Rhode Island Optometric Association

Dr. Katherine Rispoli received her Doctorate of Optometry from the Pennsylvania College of Optometry in 1984. She graduated Cum Laude with a Bachelor of Science in Biology from Muhlenberg College in Allentown, Pennsylvania. She served as Co-Chair of the RI Vision USA Project, a charity program of the American Optometric Association, for 12 years. She has served on the board of the Rhode Island Optometric Association.

Dr. Rispoli was recently awarded among the top three Optometrists in Rhode Island by the Providence Journal in 2023.

Drs. Alessi and Katherine Rispoli have been board-certified by the American Board of Optometry since September 2013.

The American Board of Optometry (ABO) is a certificate of achievement for advanced optometric practice. They have demonstrated their ability to deliver quality eye care that exceeds entry-level requirements through a rigorous board examination. They are dedicated to their commitment to life-long learning by their Maintenance of Certification, which requires additional hours of education compared to a standard license.