Dennis Matzkin, M.D.

Cataract Surgeon, Ophthalmic Eye Surgeon, Ophthalmologist, Neuro-Ophthalmologist

Dennis C. Matzkin, MD graduated from the University of Witwatersrand Medical School and completed his first residency in Ophthalmology in South Africa. Dr. Matzkin immigrated to the United States in 1989 and acquired a second residency and fellowship in Neuro-Ophthalmology in Bronx, New York. In 1995, Dr. Matzkin held the position of Medical Director of Eyesight LASIK Center and Eye1st Vision Centers in Atlanta, GA before relocating to Allied Eye in Chattanooga, TN in 2013.

Dr. Matzkin has been the Medical Director, Principal Surgeon, and Ophthalmologist of Allied Eye since 2014. Dr. Matzkin treats all ophthalmic eye conditions and diseases in addition to providing routine vision services to patients. Dr. Matzkin has treated many eye doctors and their families, has lectured and published academic books on various topics in the field of ophthalmology, and is highly regarded amongst his colleagues in the field of refractive and vision correction surgery.

Dr. Matzkin's underlying philosophy is to provide stellar eye care and the best possible patient experience. 

Dr. Kelly Herron, O.D.


Dr. Kelly Herron is a board certified Optometrist and residency trained doctor in ocular disease diagnosis and treatment. 

Dr. Herron graduated with her Doctorate of Optometry in 2018 from the Pennsylvania College of Optometry at Salus University and completed her residency in ocular disease at Omni Eye Services of Atlanta. During residency, she gained experience in the diagnosis and treatment of diabetic eye disease, glaucoma, macular degeneration, cataracts as well as surgical co-management. 

Dr. Kelly Herron is passionate about providing quality eye care to each patient she meets and she is looking forward to providing exceptional service to our patients

Management at Allied Eye

The combination of our highly skilled management team and our innovative process is as unique as the patients we serve. No other Ophthalmic Medical Practice has a dedicated, full-time, in-house staff with the size and breadth of experience that our team has. That's the Allied Eye Difference.


Alycce Bunch


Alycce has over 15 years in the medical industry. She has previously managed two other practices in the Chattanooga area and has a strong medical billing background. Alycce analyzes practice data and identifies practice growth trends and opportunities. Alycce oversees all of our staff and ensures that the patient experience is a primary
focus, in addition to the excellent patient
care provided by Dr. Matzkin.
423-855-8522 ext. 111


Jamie Stiles

Operations Manager

Jamie has 20 years in the optical field and  helped with the opening of Allied
Optical Shop.
Jamie is responsible for ensuring that the
optical always has the latest styles and
lens options available for our patients.
She is also in charge of overseeing
our technicians,  daily clinic flow,
marketing and the patient experience.
423-855-8522 ext. 105