Valley Surgery Center

Our Physicians

Thomas A. Brummer, MD

Thomas A. Brummer | MD

Dr. Brummer is a 1998 graduate of the University of Miami School of Medicine. He completed his residency at Vanderbilt University’s Department of Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences. He is certified by the American Board of Ophthalmology and specializes in Cataract and Refractive surgery and Glaucoma Surgery.

Drew N. Sommerville, MD

Drew N. Sommerville | MD
Dr. Sommerville received his medical degree from the University of Illinois College of Medicine in 2003. From there, he completed his internship at the University of Missouri Department of Internal Medicine and his residency at the University of Missouri Department of Ophthalmology. He completed his Vitreo-retinal fellowship at the University of Kentucky and Retina and Vitreous Associates.
His clinical interests are retinal Detachment repair, peeling macular membranes, treating diabetic retinopathy and macular degeneration, looking at patient satisfaction after surgical removal of visually significant floaters, reviewing retinal imaging, giving presentations at ophthalmology and optometry conferences.

Dr. Sommerville is a native of Beardstown Illinois, but has lived in the Evansville area since 2009. He is married to Heather, and they have two children, Olivia and Jack.

Talley Eye Care
201 West Iowa St
Evansville, IN 47710

Dwight Silvera, MD

Dwight Silvera | MD

• Cornea-External Disease

Certified by:
• American Board of Ophthalmology
• Fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons of Canada

Dr. Dwight Silvera specializes in Cornea, Cataract and Laser Refractive Surgery. He completed his fellowship-training in Cornea transplants and Laser Refractive Surgery at the renowned University of Iowa, which is consistently ranked in the top five Ophthalmology institutions in the country. Dr. Silvera is board- certified in the United States with the American Board of Ophthalmology and certified in Canada with the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada. He has participated in various research projects and has written articles for scientific publications, including the Canadian Journal of Ophthalmology. He has also given presentations at various events and major ophthalmology conferences, such as the Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology, the American Academy of Ophthalmology, and the American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery. Dr. Silvera finished in the 99th percentile of his OKAP (Ophthalmic Knowledge Assessment Program) exam across North America and has received numerous awards in recognition of his accomplishments.

Dr. Silvera is committed to excellence in all aspects of patient care. He offers the most advanced diagnostic and treatment options for cataract surgery including premium lens that correct astigmatism and those that provide both reading and distance vision known as Multifocal Intraocular lenses which can be inserted at the time of surgery. Regarding cornea surgery, he performs a wide variety of procedures including DSEK, the partial-thickness cornea transplant for patients with Fuch’s Endothelial Dystrophy. Dr. Silvera lives in the Evansville area with his wife and two children. In addition to time spent with family, he enjoys golf, cycling, and running.

Terry Talley | MD

(RETIRED) Dr. Talley graduated from the Indiana University School of Medicine. He completed his internship at Madison General Hospital and his residency at University of Michigan. He is certified by the American Board of Ophthalmology and specializes in Cataract and Refractive Surgery. He is a native of Evansville.