Meet our Staff

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Meet Our Doctors

Dr. Tommy Ducklo
Dr. Tommy DuckloOptometrist
Dr. Ducklo is a 1978 graduate of The Southern College of Optometry in Memphis, Tennessee. A Nashville native, he has been in private practice in this great city for 39 years! Dr. Ducklo is therapeutically certified and is a member of the Tennessee Association of Optometric Physicians and of the Middle Tennessee Optometric Society. Additionally, he is one of the founding members of the Tennessee Eye Care Alliance and has served on the Tennessee State Board of Optometry for 10 years. Dr. Ducklo has a special interest in hard to fit contact lenses, especially toric, gas permeable and bifocal lenses. Away from the office, Dr. Ducklo enjoys various types of exercise and sports. He’s been married to his wife, Beth, for 31 yrs and they have two children T.J. and Kayla.
Dr. Nicole E. Lemoncelli
Dr. Nicole E. LemoncelliOptometrist
A native of Peckville, Pennsylvania, Dr. Nicole Lemoncelli graduated from the University of Scranton with a B.S. degree in Biology and from the Pennsylvania College of Optometry, Philadelphia, with a B.S. degree in Visual Science. After graduating with her Doctor of Optometry degree, she completed her residency at the Louis Stokes Veterans Affairs Medical Center in Cleveland, Ohio. She received certification in the Therapeutic Management of Ocular Disease in 2003, and upon completion of her residency, Dr. Lemoncelli served as a full-time staff optometrist at the Medical Center’s outpatient clinic in Canton, Ohio, for two years.
In July 2006, she moved to Atlanta, Georgia, where she joined the private practice of Smyrna Eye Group, providing comprehensive eye care to a large Hispanic and pediatric population. Dr. Lemoncelli has particular experience in providing optometric care to geriatric patients with ocular diseases as well as post-operative LASIK patients. She and her husband Dr. Terry Doherty, have three beautiful little girls, Stella, Josie Lynn and Nora.
Dr. Sarah Talley
Dr. Sarah TalleyOptometrist
Dr. Sarah Talley grew up in Franklin, TN where she attended Father Ryan High School before graduating Cum Laude from the University of Tennessee with her B.S. in Microbiology. After several years of working as an Optician, she moved to Memphis, TN to complete her Doctor of Optometry degree from the Southern College of Optometry. She was inducted into the Beta Sigma Kappa International Optometric Honor Society and received Honors in Adult Primary Care and Cornea & Contact Lens. She completed Externship programs at both Ducklo EyeCare and the Knoxville based Ophthalmology practice Campbell, Cunningham, & Taylor. Dr. Talley is a member of the Tennessee Association of Optometric Physicians and the American Optometric Association. She and her husband Zach have a handsome son named Grey.
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Our Valuable Team Members

Haseena

haseenaHaseena is our office manager. Born in Afghanistan, she moved to the United States with her family, and has been living in Nashville since 1987. Shortly after graduating from Tennessee State University, she joined the Ducklo Eye Care staff in 1995. Haseena also runs the salsa company “Ousley Ouch” with her husband Ric, and their products can be found at local food markets and select grocers around Nashville. As a lover of healthy eating and living, Haseena is very knowledgeable in the healing powers of turmeric, ginger, and all things natural. She also has two cats, Peshe and Pari. Come see her kitty pictures!

Cheryl

cherylA Nashville native, Cheryl has three beautiful children and one new gorgeous granddaughter, with whom she loves spending time. When Cheryl isn’t cheerfully at your service, she enjoys vacations at the beach and shoe shopping. Cheryl has been with Ducklo Eye Care for over 6 years, and is one of the first smiling faces you will see as you walk through the door.

Brittany

brittanyBrittany was born and raised in Nashville. She is a licensed esthetician and enjoys all things of beauty. She also enjoys cooking, country music, and hiking at Percy Warner Park. Brittany has a wonderful outgoing personality and will be more than happy to assist you as you walk through the doors of Ducklo Eye Care.

Milly

millyMilly – Born in New Orleans, Milly grew up in Nashville and graduated from Middle Tennessee State University. She has worked at Ducklo Eye Care as a Licensed Optician for over 20 years. She enjoys many extra-curricular activities such as traveling, hiking, reading, cooking, and attending plays at TPAC. Milly is loved by all of her coworkers and patients alike. You will never see Milly without a gracious smile on her face.

Kristin

kristinKristin was born and raised in the tiny town of Dyersburg, TN and moved to the “big city” of Nashville in 2006. As a graduate of the University of Tennessee at Martin, she has a degree in Family and Consumer Sciences with a concentration in Fashion Merchandising and a minor in Communications. In her spare time, Kristin enjoys drawing, video games, television, and cartoons. She married her best friend in 2015. She and her husband are both kids at heart and enjoy attending Comic Conventions and collecting comics and toys. She has a fur baby, Kitty Girl, who she treats as her child. As lab manager for several years, Kristin will be more than happy to take care of any of your optical needs. If you have a question about glasses, she is the one to ask!

Pam

pamPam was born and raised in a little town in Northeast Mississippi, and is the youngest of three children. Whether lending a listening ear, or making you laugh, you can always count on her to brighten your day and make you smile! Pam has worked in the eye care industry for over 10 years, and is currently pursuing a degree in Social Work. In her spare time, she enjoys spending quality time with her handsome son Elijah.

Tara

taraTara is a very hardworking and dedicated technician. She has a very likeable personality and is very friendly to all our patients at Ducklo Eye Care. She is not afraid to go that extra mile for someone. Tara is also a diehard Tennessee Vols fan.  She enjoys spending time with her husband, family, and friends. She also enjoys spending her extra time loving the outdoors.

Kristie

kristieKristie works in our Insurance Department, and holds a degree in Healthcare Billing and Coding. She has over 13 years of experience in the healthcare field. In her free time she loves to travel with her friends and family. In the warm months, she also loves to ride her motorcycle and hang out with her sisters.

Amanda

amandaAmanda joined our practice in January 2015. With over 10 years of experience in an optometry practice, she makes a great addition to our insurance department at Ducklo Eye Care. She is currently pursuing her Associates Degree at Nashville State Community College.  When she is not working or studying, she spends time with her two wonderful children doing outdoor activities and traveling.

Christen

christenChristen joined Ducklo eyecare in 2016 and has been involved in the optometry field since 2013.  Christen moved to Nashville from Johnstown, Pennsylvania in April of 2016.  Her warm personality and sense of humor make her fit right in as an important part of team Ducklo. Christen enjoys camping, country music, and is a diehard Pittsburgh Steelers fan.  She has a dog named Dani and cat named Marty, both of whom she enjoys spending as much time with as possible.

Mildred

mildredMildred was born and raised in Nashville, TN. She enjoys playing with her Bulldog, Spike aka Spikey & volunteering at local animal shelters. Mildred could live off black olives & peanut butter. Also, she frequents the West End Starbucks daily (no joke). Bring her a sugar free latte & you will be her favorite patient!