Patient Notification

Optical Services are once again available. Exams, as well as eyeglass pickup and adjustments are by appointment only at this time. Please contact our Optometry Department on Arsenal Street in Watertown at: 315-786-0983 to schedule your next appointment. Thank you for your patience. Your safety is our number one priority.



At this location we are accepting Medicaid and Medicare patients only.

Dr. Charles Dembowski

Dr. Charles Dembowski

Dr. Charles Dembowski received his doctorate at the Illinois College of Optometry in Chicago, along with continued education at Upstate Medical University between 2012 - 2013 and at the University of Rochester Medical school in 2014, both in Ophthalmology. He completed internships at the Cleveland VA Hospital, Illinois Eye Institute and Illinois Eye Institute for the Visually Handicapped. Dr. Dembowski emphasizes total patient care.

Dr. Dembowski has received the American Legion Post 188 Volunteer Award twice and he is a former member of the American Optometric Association, NY State Optometric Association, and Central NY Optometric Society.

To schedule an appointment in Jefferson County with Dr. Charles Dembowski, please call (315) 786-0983.

Kim Parker

Kim Parker

Kim Parker is our licensed Optician at the Watertown Health Center.

Ken Hilborne

Ken Hilborne

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Physical Address:
146L Arsenal Street, Suite 8
Watertown, NY 13601

Telephone: (315) 786-0983
Fax: (315) 786-0994

Click here for directions to our health center location in Watertown.

Monday - Friday: 8 am to 4 pm

IF YOU HAVE A MEDICAL EMERGENCY OUTSIDE OF OUR NORMAL BUSINESS HOURS, PLEASE CALL 911. IF YOU HAVE A MEDICAL CONCERN THAT IS NOT AN EMERGENCY, AFTER HOURS CARE WITH AN ON-CALL MEDICAL PROFESSIONAL IS AVAILABLE BY CALLING (315) 386-8191 IN CANTON, (315) 287-4440 IN GOUVERNEUR, (315) 713-9350 IN OGDENSBURG, AND (518) 483-0109 IN MALONE..