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Dr. Omar F Abbasi, MD

Ophthalmologist,  Glaucoma Specialist
Pittsburgh, PA 15219
United States

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ABOUT

CREDENTIALS

CREDENTIALS

About Dr. Omar F Abbasi, MD

Dr. Omar Abbasi is a specialist in the medical and surgical treatment of glaucoma . A Michigan native, he graduated with honors from the University of Michigan and received his medical degree from the University of Michigan Medical School.

Dr. Abbasi completed his ophthalmology residency at the Kresge Eye Institute in Detroit, Michigan, where he was elected as chief resident his final year. He then trained under renowned glaucoma specialist Dr. Michael Kass at the Washington University Eye Center in Saint Louis, Missouri, where he completed a fellowship in glaucoma and anterior segment surgery.

Dr. Abbasi has extensive experience with glaucoma lasers including both argon and selective laser trabeculoplasty (ALT and SLT), and endocyclophotocoagulation (ECP). He performs trabeculectomies, as well as the placement of ExPRESS mini-shunts and glaucoma drainage implants.

Dr. Abbasi also is available for general eye care and consultation. He sees patients at his Pittsburgh, Greensburg, Monroeville, McMurray, Rostraver and Wheeling locations.



Contact:

Tel (412) 288-0885

Skills

Specialties

Ophthalmology


Areas Of Expertise

Combined Glaucoma, 500 + cases
Complex Cataract Surgery, 250 + cases
Cataract Surgery, 500 + cases


Languages

English
Urdu/Hindi


Education & Training

Education

University of Michigan Medical School
Doctorate, Medicine     2001 - 2006

University of Michigan
Bachelors of Science, Biology and Pyschology/Cognitive Sciences     1997 - 2001

Training

Internship
Oakwood Hospital and Medical Center     2006 - 2007

Residency
Kresge Eye Institute - Wayne State University     2007 - 2010

Fellowship
Washington University Eye Center - Barnes-Jewish Hospital     2010 - 2011

Certifications

Advanced Training Certifications

Toric Intraocular Lens Implantation
Alcon     2012

Endocyclophotocoagulation
Endooptiks     2009

Awards & Honors

Awards & Honors

Marius Juzych Golden Apple Award: Best Resident Teacher
Kresge Eye Institute     2010

David Barsky Prize: Best Resident Paper
Kresge Eye Institute     2010

Chief Resident
Kresge Eye Institute     2010

Phi Beta Kappa
University of Michigan     2000

Phi Kappa Phi Honor Society
University of Michigan     1999

Golden Key Honor Society
University of Michigan     1998

Dr. Omar F Abbasi, MD practices at the following locations:

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