Why Family Medicine is ImportantAt Everett & Hurite, our team of expert eye care professionals is proud to offer top-notch care to our patients. With a network of well-established locations across Pittsburgh, PA, as well as in Steubenville, OH and Weirton, WV, our board-certified ophthalmologists and optometrists are dedicated to providing personalized care for all your vision needs.

One of our offices is nestled in the heart of Monroeville, PA. Located on Penn Center Boulevard, this convenient location allows us to serve patients from all over the Pittsburgh area. Our skilled and experienced team at Everett & Hurite offers a comprehensive range of services, from routine eye exams to glaucoma treatment and cataract surgery.

At Everett & Hurite, we believe in a patient-centric approach, tailoring our services to meet each individual's unique needs and circumstances. With cutting-edge technology at our fingertips, we ensure accurate diagnosis and effective treatment plans.

In this month's blog post, join us as we take a closer look at our Monroeville location and the committed team of professionals that make Everett & Hurite your go-to for eye care. Whether you're seeking routine check-ups or specialized eye care services, our Monroeville location is fully equipped to ensure a comprehensive, patient-centric approach to your eye health.

Experienced Ophthalmologists in Monroeville, PA

Each member of our Monroeville team is board-certified and brings along a wealth of knowledge and expertise in various areas of eye care. With extensive training and years of experience, our ophthalmologists provide top-notch care for a wide range of eye conditions. Moreover, we are always up-to-date with the latest advancements in the field, ensuring that our patients receive the best possible treatment.

At Everett & Hurite, we take pride in the skill and dedication of our team, which is undeniably a cornerstone of the comprehensive, high-quality care we provide at our Monroeville location.

  • Omar F Abbasi, MD: Dr. 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 in 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.

  • Edward J Chang, MD, F.A.C.S.: Dr. Chang joined Everett & Hurite in 1996. After receiving his medical degree from Bowman Gray School of Medicine/Wake Forest University in North Carolina, he completed an internship at UPMC Mercy Hospital in Pittsburgh. This was followed by a residency in ophthalmology at the University of Pittsburgh and a fellowship in glaucoma/anterior segment at the Massachusetts Eye & Ear Infirmary, Harvard Medical School in Boston, MA.

    Dr. Chang's anterior segment training allows him to perform complicated procedures involving cataracts and cataracts combined with glaucoma. He also specializes in Toric (astigmatism correction) and multifocal implants with sutureless small incision surgery.

  • Dawn V Herzig, DO: Dr. Herzig specializes in the medical and surgical treatment of both pediatric eye diseases and eye muscle imbalances in adults. She also teaches medical students and residents about ophthalmology.

    Dr. Herzig is a lifetime resident of Western Pennsylvania. She completed medical school at Lake Erie College of Osteopathic Medicine. She continued her medical training with an internship at West Penn Hospital and an ophthalmology residency at the former St.

    Francis Medical Center. She completed a fellowship in pediatric ophthalmology and adult strabismus at the University of Pittsburgh Department of Ophthalmology.

  • Kurt M Solomon, OD: Dr. Solomon joined the Everett & Hurite team in 2001, shortly after earning his Doctor of Optometry degree from the Pennsylvania College of Optometry. He has been providing exceptional primary eye care for over two decades, providing patients with comprehensive eye exams, treating a broad range of eye conditions, and staying up-to-date with the latest developments in optometry.

    His practical training is extensive, including externships at prestigious institutions like the Associates of Ophthalmology, LTD., The Eye Institute at the Pennsylvania College of Optometry, Boston VAOPC, and the Office of Doctors Tarnoff and Hillard. In addition, he served as an Optometric Intern at the Pennsylvania College of Optometry, specializing in primary care optometry and low vision evaluations.

  • Pinchas P Rosenberg, MD: Dr. Rosenberg specializes in the diagnosis and treatment of retinal diseases. Particular areas of interest include macular degeneration, diabetic retinopathy, retinal vein occlusions, and retinal detachment.

    Dr. Rosenberg joined Everett & Hurite in 2007. After receiving his medical degree in 2001 from Northwestern University in Chicago, he completed an internship at the Alton Ochsner Clinic Foundation in New Orleans. This was followed by a residency in ophthalmology at Louisiana State University/Ochsner and a fellowship in vitreoretinal surgery at the University of North Carolina in 2007.

    Dr. Rosenberg was a concert violinist and performed extensively prior to becoming an eye doctor. He credits his musical training for the exacting standards and rigor he applies to his medical and surgical practice. He also prides himself on caring for patients with empathy and taking the time necessary for each patient.

  • Pamela Rath, MD: Dr. Rath is a board-certified ophthalmologist with over a decade of experience specializing in the treatment of medical retinal diseases. She is also trained in the diagnosis and treatment of intraocular tumors and hereditary diseases of the retina.

    A Pittsburgh native, Dr. Rath received her medical degree from the State University of New York at Buffalo where she was elected to Alpha Omega Alpha honor medical society. She completed her residency at the University of Minnesota where she received multiple awards including for research, teaching, patient care, and compassion. Dr. Rath completed a fellowship in medical retina, inherited retinal diseases, electrophysiology, and ocular oncology at Moorfields Eye Hospital in London, England.

  • Charles J Kent, MD, MMM: Dr. Kent is a doctor of ophthalmology with an emphasis on oculoplastics and cataracts. After completing his training at Harvard University's ophthalmology department, he moved his family to Pittsburgh. His clinical focus has been on functional eyelid problems like droopy eyelids and tumors of the eyelids and eye sockets.

    He also has expertise in cosmetic facial rejuvenation using a combination of surgery, dermal fillers, and Botox. Dr Kent is one of the few oculoplastic surgeons who continues to treat children and adults, and he has been board-certified by the American Board of Ophthalmology since 1997. He also completed specialized training in ocular pathology through Harvard University.

    Dr. Kent has an interest in serving the underprivileged. Ever since he completed his training, he has participated in medical missions to Thailand. These missions have taken him to all parts of that amazing country. He has worked with the Thai Physicians of America, a group of Thai-American healthcare providers based here in the us.

Comprehensive Eye Care Services

At our Monroeville office, we offer a comprehensive suite of eye care services to meet all of your needs. Whether you just need a routine eye exam and new contact lenses or you're seeking treatment for an eye disease, our experienced team of eye doctors is here to provide you with the highest quality care.

Our routine eye services include

  • Comprehensive eye exam: Our eye doctors are highly trained and experienced in performing comprehensive eye exams to assess your overall eye health. These routine eye exams produce a detailed evaluation of the eyes and are more in-depth than the vision screenings you may have at your regular check-ups. During these exams, your eye doctor will evaluate your visual acuity, test for common eye conditions such as glaucoma and cataracts, and make recommendations for any necessary treatment.
  • Glasses and contact lens prescriptions: If you need corrective lenses, our eye doctors can provide you with a prescription. We offer a wide selection of frames and contact lenses to fit your unique style and needs.

Our eye doctors can also treat a wide variety of eye diseases and conditions using specialized techniques and treatments. Some of our specialties include:

  • Glaucoma: As glaucoma specialists, Dr. Abbasi and Dr. Chang can diagnose and treat all types of glaucoma using the latest techniques and technology. Both have extensive experience with laser treatment for glaucoma, including argon and selective laser trabeculoplasty (ALT and SLT) and endocyclophotocoagulation (ECP).
  • Cataracts: Dr. Chang and Dr. Kent are experienced in cataract surgery, offering advanced options for optimal results.
  • Strabismus: Dr. Herzig, as a pediatric ophthalmologist, is skilled in treating strabismus, or 'crossed eyes,' in both children and adults. She also treats other common pediatric conditions, including blocked tear ducts.
  • Retinal diseases: Dr. Rosenberg and Dr. Rath are experts in treating retinal diseases such as age-related macular degeneration, diabetic retinopathy, and inherited retinal conditions.
  • Intraocular tumors: Dr. Rath and Dr. Kent both have specialized training in treating tumors of the eye and surrounding tissues.
  • Oculoplastics: Dr. Kent has expertise in treating conditions affecting the eyelids and eye sockets, as well as cosmetic facial rejuvenation using surgical and non-surgical techniques.

Schedule Your Eye Exam in Monroeville Today!

Don't put off your eye health! Our experienced team in Monroeville is here to provide you with the best possible eye care for your individual needs. Contact us today to schedule an appointment with one of our skilled eye doctors and take the first step towards better vision.

Our Everett & Hurite team is dedicated to helping you maintain your eye health, providing the best possible vision care, and offering the most up-to-date treatments and technologies available. Schedule your next appointment online today; we look forward to seeing you soon!