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Our team of ophthalmologists and optometrists provide comprehensive care!

EDUCATION:

Post-Graduate:
PGY 2-4, 2001-04, Georgetown University/Washington Hospital Center; Washington, D.C.

PGY 1, 2000-01, UPMC-Shadyside Hospital; Pittsburgh, PA

Graduate:
M.D., 2000, Jefferson Medical College; Philadelphia, PA

Undergraduate:
B.A., magna cum laude, 1995, Juniata College; Huntingdon, PA

University of Leeds, England; Junior Year Abroad Program

HONORS:
“Bravo,” patient-driven award for excellence (yearly, since 2004)

Delegate, Young Physician Section of Pennsylvania Medical Society (06)

Licensure and Board Certification
American Board of Ophthalmology Certified 2007

BezekJoel

 

INTERESTS:
Technology in ophthalmology
Healthcare reform
Golf
Environmental conservation

EXPERIENCES & PUBLICATIONS:
“Ode to a Technician,” Perspectives in Biology and Medicine (95)
“Don’t Go Untested” (glaucoma screening event, Greenville, MI), Glaucoma Caucus (02)
Patient/physician form redesign, WHC Eye Center (02)
“Unilateral Asymptomatic Dilated Pupil,” Alper Neuro-Ophthalmology Lecture Series (02)
“Another Eponym,” Alper Neuro-Ophthalmology Lecture Series (02)
“Red Eyes and Bad Vision,” Clinical Case Presentations (02)
“Headaches, Neurologic Deficits, and CSF Lymphocytosis,” Alper Neuro-Ophthalmology Lecture Series (03)
“Teleophthalmology: Washington Hospital Center and Beyond,” Residents’ Day at WHC (03)
“Painful, Progressive Visual Loss,” Alper Neuro-Ophthalmology Lecture Series (03)
“Unilateral Visual Loss,” Armed Forces Institute of Pathology Case Report (03)
“Don’t Go Untested” (glaucoma screening event, US Virgin Islands), Glaucoma Caucus (03)
“Ocular Trauma” (lectures at Conemaugh Health System), (since 04)
“Diabetes and the Eye” (lectures at Conemaugh Diabetic Fair), (06)
Family Practice Lecturer, Memorial Medical Center, (since 05)
Congressional Advocate AAO, (07)

MEMBER:
American Academy of Ophthalmology (since 2001)
American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery (since 2002)
Pennsylvania Academy of Ophthalmology (since 2004)
Pennsylvania Medical Society (since 2004)
By-laws Committee, Memorial Medical Center (since 2006)
Cambria County Medical Society, Board Member (since 2006)
Performance Improvement Committee, Memorial Medical Center (since 2007)

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