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Meet Our Team

Since 1905, our team of ophthalmologists, optometrists, opticians, technicians, and support staff have together worked to treat eye disease and improve vision for the people of Cambria, Somerset, Blair, Westmoreland, Clearfield, and Bedford Counties of Pennsylvania. Our first responsibility is to our patients and the quality of care we provide to each and every one of them. We believe our patients deserve the best. Learn more about each member of team of specialists below!‚Äč

John J. Brozetti, MD

JJBDr. John J. Brozetti, MD, has over 34 years of experience in medicine. He completed his graduation from George Washington University - School of Medicine in 1987. He is also affiliated with Conemaugh Memorial Medical Center.

Dr. Brozetti is medically trained to diagnose, monitor and medically or surgically treat most ocular and visual disorders. This includes problems affecting the eye and its component structures, the eyelids, the orbit and the visual pathways.

Dr. Brozetti enjoys traveling, tennis, racquetball, and spending time with his family.

Joel A. Bezek, MD

Dr. Joel A. Bezek, MDDr. Joel A. Bezek, MD, has over 21 years of experience in Ophthalmology. He completed his graduation from Jefferson Medical College of Thomas Jefferson University in 2000. He is also affiliated with Conemaugh Memorial Medical Center.

Dr. Bezek is medically trained to diagnose, monitor and medically or surgically treat all ocular and visual disorders. This includes problems affecting the eye and its component structures, the eyelids, the orbit and the visual pathways. In so doing, patients can be prescribed vision services, including glasses and contact lenses. He enjoys complex cataract surgery, MIGS, and oculoplastic surgery.

Dr. Bezek is a Johnstown, PA, native and enjoys being a contributor to environmental conservation.

Patrick J. Danaher, MD

dr-danaherDr. Patrick J. Danaher is a board certified ophthalmologist at Ophthalmic Associates who specializes in the latest techniques for cataract, refractive and glaucoma surgery. He also performs surgery of the eyelids or eyebrows when there is drooping skin or weak muscles (BULB, BLLB, ptosis) and eyelid malpositions including lids turning inward or outward (entropion, ectropion). Dr. Danaher is well experienced, having performed 20,000+ surgeries over the past 10 years. 

Dr. Danaher completed an internship from St. Joseph Hospital in Chicago in 2007 and his residency in ophthalmology in 2010 from University of California San Diego. Prior to this, he was a distinguished graduate of the United States Air Force Academy and was an F-16 Pilot and Aeronautical Engineer & Weapons Development Engineer in the Air Force for 10 years.  

He is a member of the American Academy of Ophthalmology, the American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgeons and is a Fellow of the American Board of Ophthalmology. 

In his spare time, he is interested in acrobatic flying (F1 Rocket and RV-6), racquetball, paragliding and woodworking.

 

Leah M. Stevens, OD

0006-Dr. Leah Stevens, OD, is a board-certified optometrist who joined Ophthalmic Associates in 2012. She graduated from Indiana University of Pennsylvania in 2004 and earned her degree in 2008 from Pennsylvania College of Optometry. She graduated with high honors.

Dr. Stevens practices full scope optometry including pediatric exams, routine exams, and ocular disease management. She has a special interest in fitting specialty contact lenses for keratoconus and other corneal diseases.

Dr. Stevens was born and raised in Pennsylvania and has made this her home with her husband and two young daughters. She enjoys doing everything under the sun with her beloved family.

Erik B. Mauzy, OD

Erik B. MauzyDr. Erik B. Mauzy, OD, is board certified in medical optometry and joined Ophthalmic Associates in 2012. He graduated from Shippensburg University in 1996 and from the Pennsylvania College of Optometry in 2000 where he received clinical honors. He completed his residency in ocular disease and hospital based optometry in 2001 from the Wilmington VAMC in Delaware. He is affiliated with Conemaugh Memorial Medical Center. He has been voted "Somerset County's Favorite Eye Doctor" by the readers of the Daily American (2016-2020, office 2021).

A native of Somerset County, Dr. Mauzy has enjoyed the past 20 years treating the patients of the community he grew up in. He practices full scope optometry, treating patients of all ages, and has a special interest in ocular disease.

Dr. Mauzy enjoys traveling, hunting, auto racing and especially spending time his wife and two children.