Your Complete Eye Care Center

Hartzell Eye Specialists has always been your source for complete eye health care. With access to today’s most sophisticated eye health technology and years of medical training, Dr. Hartzell can evaluate and monitor the total health of your eyes. He treats a wide variety of patients with unique eye conditions and specific needs. He specializes in preventative eye care treatment. Through comprehensive examination and diagnosis, to treatment and management of diseases, Hartzell Eye Specialists fulfills the vision and eye care needs of each patient.

A comprehensive eye exam will enable Dr. Hartzell to detect symptoms and conditions of glaucoma, cataracts and macular degeneration.

Hartzell Eye Specialists can also provide you with a complete exam and a new prescription for contact lenses or glasses.

Meet Dr. Hartzell

Board Certified Ophthalmologist

Dr. David Leigh Hartzell is a long-time resident of Cumberland County and began his medical career working alongside his father. In 2012 he bought the practice and has enjoyed renovating the building and making changes necessary for growth and improvement in patient care. He is a graduate of Houghton College with a degree in biology/pre-med and obtained his medical degree from Penn State Hershey College of Medicine. Dr. Hartzell completed his residency at the State University of New York in Syracuse.

Dr. Hartzell is proud to be serving veterans and since 1995, has served as a Veterans’ Administration Hospital physician. He specializes in cataract surgery, LASIK and preventative eye care. He is your complete eye care doctor.

Meet Dr. Patel


Dr. Radhika Patel earned her Doctor of Optometry degree from the Pennsylvania College of Optometry at Salus University in May 2015. She had the distinction of graduating with Honors and received clinical honors on all of her external rotations. Her external clinical rotations included The Eye Institute in Philadelphia, PA, Baltimore VA Medical Center in Baltimore, MD, Seidenberg Protzko Eye Associates in Havre de Grace, MD, and See Clearly Vision in McLean, VA. Prior to joining Hartzell Eye Specialists, Dr. Patel also completed a residency in Ocular Disease at the Wilmington VA Medical Center in Wilmington, DE.

Dr. Patel specializes in comprehensive eye care including medical and vision exams, eyeglass and contact lens fittings, post-surgery examinations and ocular disease diagnosis, treatment and management.

She is qualified to manage eye-related conditions such as cataracts, diabetic retinopathy, age-related macular degeneration, glaucoma, red eye, dry eye and many more. Dr. Patel is also trained in the use of the fields’ most sophisticated eye health technology to provide you with more thorough eye examinations. Dr. Patel is an active member of the Beta Sigma Kappa Optometric Honor Society, the American Optometric Association, and the Pennsylvania Optometric Association.

Dr. Patel is originally from Bucks County, PA and holds a Bachelors of Science degree in Biology from The Pennsylvania State University. She currently resides in Carlisle, PA.