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Our Staff

Princeton Eye and Ear is made up of a team of professionals dedicated to providing the best quality healthcare in a responsive and caring environment. Our Otolaryngologist - Head and Neck Surgeons are all Board certified with years of experience in the profession. They work in concert with nurses and office staff who work hard to understand your health issues quickly and apply the appropriate treatment to get you back to your optimal health.

Our Doctors


Chetan Shah, MD FACS


Dr. Chetan Shah is Board Certified by the American Board of Otolaryngology. He treats both children and adults. His special interests lie in medical as well as surgical management of Chronic Sinusitis (specializing in functional endoscopic sinus surgery without the need for packing the nose with gauze), vertigo / dizziness and balance disorders as well as hearing loss.

Dr. Patel 2019

Rakesh B. Patel, MD FACS

Facial Plastic Surgery and Otolaryngology

Dr. Patel is double board certified by both the American Board of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery (2003-2013) and the American Board of Otolaryngology – Head and Neck Surgery as well as being a fellow of the American College of Surgeons.

Our Nurse Practitioners


Kelly-Ann Kilcollins NP

Nurse Practitioner

Kelly- Ann Kilcollins in a board certified Family Nurse Practitioner. Kelly completed her Master’s degree at Drexel University in 2018 where she was an active member of the Sigma Theta Tau, Honor Society of Nursing and received the Independence Blue Cross Foundation Scholarship. Kelly received her Bachelor’s degree from Thomas Edison University in 2015

Our Physician Assistants

Jessica P. Keel, PA-C, MPH, MHS

Physician Assistant

Jessica Keel, PA-C, MPH is a board-certified Physician Assistant who has worked in Otolaryngology since 2014. She comes to our group after practicing in her home region of Central Pennsylvania for 6 years. Prior to becoming a Physician Assistant, she obtained a Masters in Public Health in Epidemiology from Drexel University in 2011 and Bachelors in Biology from Spelman College in 2009.


Michael O'Connor, PA-C

Physician Assistant

Michael O'Connor, PA-C is a board-certified Physician Assistant. He received his Master's degree from Penn State University in May, 2022, and a B.S with a double major in chemistry and Spanish from the University of Notre Dame in 2018. Between undergraduate and PA school, he spent a year teaching English and art in a primary school in Galicia, Spain.


Allison Dertouzos , PA-C

Physician Assistant

Allison Dertouzos, PA-C, MSPAS is a board certified Physician Assistant. She obtained her Masters of Physician Assistant Studies from St. Joseph’s University, formerly University of the Sciences in September, 2022. Allison grew up here, in Mercer County, where received her Associates of Health Science at Mercer County Community College and Bachelors of Health Science at the College of New Jersey in 2019. Allison’s healthcare experience prior to PA school ranges from pediatric primary care to cardiac rehabilitation.

Our Audiologists

Rachael Rennert, AuD


Dr. Rennert started her career with a comprehensive clinical fellowship at Columbia-New York Presbyterian Medical Center in New York, NY, where she gained proficiency in all aspects of diagnostics including audiological and vestibular assessments, as well as, in hearing aid dispensing for infant, pediatric and adult patients.




Our Office Manager

Jennie Korval

Jennie Koval

Office Manager

Jennie has over 20 years’ managerial and administrative experience. Since joining Princeton Eye and Ear in 2015, Jennie’s role as Office Manager has greatly increased our efficiency. We rely on her high level of organization for our daily operation reports, HR tasks, supply procurement, payroll, billing, invoicing, and updating databases. Jennie has implemented a new EMR and scheduler system in the time she has been with us.