He later performed his residency training under Dr. Michael Kay, M.D. at Wills Eye Hospital; Dr. Vincent Young, M.D. at Einstein Medical Center in Philadelphia; and Dr. Wooldridge O.D., F.A.A.O. at Moran Eye Center in Salt Lake City, Utah. In 1997, he obtained his Doctorate in Optometry, with Clinical Honors.
After a decade of private practice partnerships in Marlton and Philadelphia, Dr. Catando opened his own private practice at Budd Optical in 2001.
He and his wife Danielle married in 2003 and are now raising four beautiful daughters together. While Danielle was originally a teacher in Marlton, she joined him in building the family practice of Catando Eye Associates in 2014.