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Michael J. Azar, MD
follow url Dr. Azar is a native of Johnstown, PA. He graduated Magna Cum Laude from Juniata College with a B.S. in Biology. He is a Cum Laude graduate of the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine. Dr. Azar served a transitional internship at the Mercy Hospital of Pittsburgh and then served as a resident and chief resident in ophthalmology at UPMC. He is a past president of the Pennsylvania Academy of Ophthalmology and the Pittsburgh Ophthalmology Society. He has served as the Chair of the Medical Executive Committee at Forbes Regional Hospital where he also serves as Division Chief of Ophthalmology. Dr. Azar is a Clinical Assistant Instructor in Ophthalmology at UPMC. He resides in Point Breeze with his wife and two children.
Charles J. Hrach, MD
Dr. Hrach is a Pittsburgh native and a Summa Cum Laude graduate of the University of Notre Dame with a B.S. in Pre-medical Studies. He is a Summa Cum Laude graduate of the University of Michigan School of Medicine. Dr. Hrach served his residency in ophthalmology at the University of Michigan School of Medicine before returning to Pittsburgh to join East Suburban Ophthalmic Associates. He remains involved with ophthalmology education for the Forbes Family Practice Residency. Dr. Hrach is a member of the Pennsylvania Academy of Ophthalmology, the Pittsburgh Ophthalmology Society, the American Medical Association, the Pennsylvania Medical Society and the Allegheny County Medical Society. He resides in Gibsonia with his wife and three children.
Jeffrey T. Wincko, MD
Dr. Wincko is a Pittsburgh native and a Summa Cum Laude graduate of the University of Notre Dame with a B.S. in Biology. He earned his medical degree from the University of Pittsburgh where he was a Cum Laude graduate. After an internship at the Mercy Hospital of Pittsburgh, Dr. Wincko served a residency in ophthalmology at the Ohio State University Medical Center. He serves as a clinical instructor in ophthalmology to the Family Practice Residency at Forbes Regional Hospital. Dr. Wincko is a member of the American Academy of Ophthalmology, the Pennsylvania Academy of Ophthalmology, the Pittsburgh Ophthalmology Society, the Pennsylvania Medical Society and the Allegheny County Medical Society. He resides in Gibsonia with his wife and two children.
Richard Rosen, O.D.
Dr. Rosen is a native of Long Island, New York. He graduated Cum Laude from the State University of New York Oswego with a B.S. in Biology. He earned both his B.S. in Visual Science and his Doctor of Optometry degree from the Pennsylvania College of Optometry where he was a member of the Beta Sigma Kappa Honors Society. In addition to his work at East Suburban Ophthalmology Associates, Dr. Rosen serves on the staff of the Veterans Administration Hospital at Aspinwall. He maintains an active contact lens practice. Dr. Rosen is a computer enthusiast and an avid reader. He resides in Irwin, PA.
Meghan Dugan, O.D.
Dr. Dugan is a native of Pittsburgh, PA. She graduated from Penn State University in 2011 with a B.S. in Life-Science and a minor in Sociology. She earned her Doctor of Optometry degree from The Pennsylvania College of Optometry at Salus University where she graduated with highest honors. During her time at Salus University, she served as both a clinical skills and optics teaching assistant, was both a member and president of the Beta Sigma Kappa Honor Society, and volunteered at numerous vision screenings in the Philadelphia area. During her training, Dr. Dugan also underwent an advanced pediatric rotation where she helped treat and manage many pediatric vision issues. In her free time, Dr. Dugan enjoys working out and spending time with friends and family.
Frank Cignetti, MD, Emeritus
While he retired in 2014, Dr. Cignetti remains an important part of the East Suburban Ophthalmic Associates family. He is a native of Washington Township, PA and he graduated Magna Cum Laude from the University of Pittsburgh with a B.S. in Chemistry. He then earned his M.D. at the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine. Dr. Cignetti did a rotating internship at Good Samaritan Hospital in Dayton, Ohio before serving as a Lieutenant in the U.S. Navy. He returned to Pittsburgh to perform his residency and serve as chief resident in ophthalmology at the University of Pittsburgh/Eye and Ear Hospital. He then compeleted a fellowship in External Diseases of the Eye and Corneal Transplants at the Francis I. Proctor Foundation in San Francisco. Dr. Cignetti and his wife reside in Washington Township. They have three grown children.