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Our Ophthalmology Experts

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José-Alain Sahel, MD
Professor and Chairman, Department of Ophthalmology
Eye and Ear Foundation Endowed Chair
Director, UPMC Eye Center

Alexander J. Anetakis, MD
Retina and Vitreoretinal Surgery Service
Director, UPMC Eye Center Wexford
Clinical Assistant Professor of Ophthalmology

Amar Bhat, MD
Clinical Fellow in Cornea, External Disease and Refractive Surgery Service
Clinical Instructor of Ophthalmology
                   

Gabrielle R. Bonhomme, MD
Director, Neuro-Ophthalmology Service
Assistant Professor of Ophthalmology

Katarzyna Brodowska, MD
Clinical Fellow in Medical and Surgical Retinal Disease
Clinical Instructor in Ophthalmology

Jay Chhablani, MD
Retina and Vitreoretinal Surgery Service
Associate Professor of Ophthalmology

Ian P. Conner, MD, PhD
Interim Director, Glaucoma and Cataract Service
Assistant Professor of Ophthalmology

Kunal Dansingani, MD, FRCOphth
Retina and Vitreoretinal Surgery Service
Associate Professor of Ophthalmology
Vice Chair, Operations and IT

Emily Depew, OD
Contact Lens and Low Vision Service
Clinical Assistant Professor of Ophthalmology

Deepinder K. Dhaliwal, MD, LAc
Director, Cornea and Refractive Surgery Service
Director, Center for Integrative Eye Care
Professor of Ophthalmology

Scott P. Drexler, OD
Contact Lens and Low Vision Service
Assistant Professor of Ophthalmology

Haleh Ebrahimi, OD
Contact Lens and Low Vision Service
Assistant Professor of Ophthalmology

Amgad Eldib, MD
Clinical Fellow in Pediatric Ophthalmology
Clinical Instructor of Ophthalmology

Andrew W. Eller, MD
Retina and Vitreoretinal Surgery Service
Director, Ocular Trauma
Professor of Ophthalmology

Marie-Helene Errera, MD, PhD
Retina and Vitreoretinal Surgery Service
Associate Professor of Ophthalmology

Thomas R. Friberg, MD, FACS
Director, Medical and Surgical Retinal Diseases
Professor of Ophthalmology

Denise Gallagher, MD
Medical Retina Service
Clinical Assistant Professor of Ophthalmology

Jessica Glass, OD
Contact Lens and Low Vision Service

Jean C. Harwick, MD, FACS
Comprehensive Service
Clinical Assistant Professor of Ophthalmology

Jamila Hiasat, MD
Clinical Fellow in Pediatric Ophthalmology
Clinical Instructor of Ophthalmology

Vishal Jhanji, MD
Director, Quality
Cornea, Cataract & External Disease Service
Refractive Surgery Service
Professor of Ophthalmology

Roheena Kamyar, MD
Comprehensive Eye Service; Cornea and Refractive Surgery Service
Clinical Assistant Professor of Ophthalmology

Erin Keim, OD
Pediatric Optometry Service
Clinical Assistant Professor of Ophthalmology

Tigran Kostanyan, MD
Clinical Fellow in Glaucoma
Clinical Instructor of Ophthalmology

Priyanka Kukkar, MD
Clinical Fellow in Neuro-Ophthalmology
Clinical Instructor of Ophthalmology

Chelsea Lizik, OD
Contact Lens and Low Vision Service
Clinical Assistant Professor of Ophthalmology

Craig A. Luchansky, OD
Contact Lens and Low Vision Service; Pediatric Ophthalmology
Clinical Assistant Professor of Ophthalmology

Alex Mammen, MD
Cornea Service, External Disease and Refractive Surgery Center
Clinical Assistant Professor of Ophthalmology
 

Joseph Martel, MD
Vice Chair, Patient Experience and Access
Retina and Vitreoretinal Surgery Service
Assistant Professor of Ophthalmology

Erika Massicotte, MD
Clinical Fellow in Orbital, Oculoplastic, and Aesthetic Surgery Service
Clinical Instructor of Ophthalmology

Mark McDaniel, OD
Contact Lens and low Vision Service

Ellen Mitchell, MD
Pediatric and Neuro-Ophthalmology Service
Clinical Assistant Professor of Ophthalmology
 

Ken Nischal, MD, FRCOphth
Vice Chair, Quality
Director, Pediatric Ophthalmology, Strabismus & Adult Motility
Director, Pediatric Program Development
Professor of Ophthalmology
 

Preeti Patil, MD
Pediatric Ophthalmology
Associate Professor of Ophthalmology

Matthew Pihlblad, MD
Pediatric Ophthalmology Service
Assistant Professor of Ophthalmology
 

Julia Polat, MD
Glaucoma and Cataract Service
Assistant Professor of Ophthalmology

Margaret Pollard, MD
Clinical Fellow in Cornea, External Disease and Refractive Surgery Service
Clinical Instructor of Ophthalmology

Gaurav Prakash, MD
Cornea and Refractive Surgery Service
Assistant Professor of Ophthalmology

Colin Prensky, MD
Retina and Vitreoretinal Surgery Service
Clinical Assistant Professor of Ophthalmology

David Rooney, MD
Clinical Fellow in Glaucoma
Clinical Instructor of Ophthalmology

Boris Rosin, MD
Clinical Fellow in Medical and Surgical Retinal Disease
Clinical Instructor of Ophthalmology 

Syed Mahmood Shah, MD
Retina and Vitreoretinal Surgery Service
Associate Professor of Ophthalmology

Tarek Shazly, MD, MSc, FRCS
Neuro-Ophthalmology and Glaucoma Service
Assistant Professor of Ophthalmology

William Smith, OD
Low Vision Service
Assistant Professor of Ophthalmology

Marshall W. Stafford, MD
Director, UPMC Eye Center St. Margaret
Glaucoma and Comprehensive Eye Services
Clinical Assistant Professor of Ophthalmology

S. Tonya Stefko, MD, FACS
Vice Chair, Continuity of Care and Consults
Director, Orbital, Oculoplastic, and Aesthetic Surgery Service
Director, Ophthalmology Consult Service
Director, Fellowship Program
Assistant Professor of Ophthalmology

John Swogger, DO
Director, Information Systems
Comprehensive Service
Clinical Assistant Professor of Ophthalmology
 

Evan L. Waxman, MD, PhD
Vice Chair, Medical and Resident Education
Director, Comprehensive Eye Service
Director, UPMC Eye Center Mercy
Director, Ophthalmology Residency Training Program
Associate Professor of Ophthalmology

Jen (Yu) Will, MD
Orbital, Oculoplastic, and Aesthetic Surgery Service

Islam M. Zaydan, MD
Neuro-Ophthalmology Service
Assistant Professor of Neurology