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Our Physicians and Staff

Meet the Pediatric Ophthalmology Team

Ken K. Nischal, MD, FRCOphth

Ken K. Nischal, MD, FRCOphth

Lea Ann Lope, DO
Ellen Mitchell, MD
Sara Otaibi, DO
Christin L. Sylvester, DO

Staff Scientists
Bharesh Chauhan, PhD

Pediatric Optometry Contact Lens and Low Vision
Craig A. Luchansky, OD

Visual Electrophysiology Diagnostic Lab
Valeria Fu, PhD, Director

Director of Operations
Tess Newton, BS, MPM

Genetic and Low Vision Counselors
Hannah Scanga, MS, CGC

Eve Lacey, BMedSci
Kaajal Nanda, BMedSci

Research Coordinator
Lauren Bolling, MS

Medical Photographer
Vesna Jurisic Friberg

Clinical Coordinators
Bianca Blaha
Roxanne Caterino

Support Staff
Lauren Bolling
Melissa Brinza
Heather Chirdon
Whitney Churchfield
Christina Fulwylie
Jamie Gibson
Melanie Lipner
Amanda Johnson
Lora Kalwarski
Patti Larison
Latoya Maiden
Beckie Pomycala
Sarah Shaw
Amy Zygello

UPMC Eye Center
Joel Schuman, MD, Chairman of Ophthalmology

Last Update
October 6, 2015
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Last Update
October 6, 2015