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Staff Bios

Doctor Information

Dr. Patricia Andolina

Dr. Patricia Andolina

Dr. Patricia Andolina grew up in the Southern Tier. She attended Penn State University and graduated Magna Cum Laude from the Illinois College of Optometry. Upon completing her degree, she went on to do a residency in Pediatric Vision and Vision Therapy at the State University of New York College of Optometry. Dr. Andolina has been practicing in the Rochester area for over 33 years and with Whelpley & Paul for 28 of those years. She is proud to be part of such a caring and professional team. She hopes to continue to meet the specific visual needs of each patient she sees.

Dr. Andolina practices primarily out of our Greece and Brighton offices.

Dr. Barbara Sulewski

Dr. Barbara Sulewski has had the pleasure of examining patients at Whelpley & Paul Opticians for over 15 years where she enjoys the emphasis on personal care.

A native of Wisconsin, Dr Sulewski earned her Doctorate of Optometry from the Illinois College of Optometry in Chicago. Prior to moving to the Rochester area in 2001, Dr. Sulewski practiced in Wisconsin and Connecticut.

Dr. Sulewski and her husband Jerry, are the parents of three adult children. In her free time, Dr. Sulewski enjoys spending time with family, classic films, travel and rooting for the Green Bay Packers.

Dr. Sulewski practices primarily out of our Webster office but does see patients at our Brighton office as well.

Staff Information

David Grimm

David Grimm

Manager/Ophthalmic Dispenser/NCLE, Greece Office

Linda Sessa

Linda Sessa

Manager/Ophthalmic Dispenser, Brighton Office

Linda was raised in Naples, Italy and moved to the States at the age of 15 making her fluent in Italian. Linda has been in the Optical industry for over 20 years and became an Ophthalmic Dispenser in 2010. Linda is a New York State licensed optician and a fellow of the American Board of Opticianry. Linda joined the Whelpley & Paul team in October of 2017 as the Manager of the Brighton location. She looks forward to serving all our patients for years to come.

Dan Jacob

Dan Jacob

Manager/Ophthalmic Dispenser, Webster Office

Dan Jacob grew up in Rochester, NY and began his career in the optical industry in 2005. He received his New York State Ophthalmic Dispensing license in 2010. Currently, Dan is managing our Webster office and has provided eyecare to the Webster area for the better part of the decade.

In addition, Dan is a member of the New York Society of Opticians and of the Webster Chamber of Commerce.