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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

John-Brozetti-NewDr. 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. He also performs MIGS and oculoplastic surgery.

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

Joel A. Bezek, MD

Joel Bezek HeadshotDr. 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.

Robert Szulborski, MD, Ph.D.

Robert-Szulborski HeadshotDr. Robert Szulborski, MD, Ph.D., is an ophthalmologist at Ophthalmic Associates who specializes in cataract surgery, laser surgery and general ophthalmology.

Dr. Szulborski received his bachelor's degree in physics from Amherst College in Western Massachusetts. Through his course of study, he became very interested in neuroscience and anything having to do with vision and the science of vision. This led Dr. Szulborski to the University of Pennsylvania where he received his M.D. and Ph.D. with a focus on vision research, and ultimately formed the foundation for his career in ophthalmology. 

Specialties

Education

  • University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA- M.D., 1981-1991
  • University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA- Ph.D., 1981-1988
  • Amherst College, Amherst, MA, B.A., Physics, 1978-1981

Experience

  • Eye Care Specialists, Kingston, PA, 1993-2023 (Another Vision Innovation Partners Managed Practice)
  • The Commonwealth Medical College, Scranton, PA, Clinical Assistant Professor of Surgery, 2009-Present
  • Glaucoma Fellowship, Scheie Eye Institute, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA, 1992-1993
  • Residency of Ophthalmology, Barnes Hospital, Washington University Medical Center, St. Louis, MD; 1989-1992
  • Transitional Internship; Lehigh Valley Hospital Center Allentown, PA, 1988-1989

Awards and Honors

  • Board Certified by the American Board of Ophthalmology Diplomate, National Board of Medical Examiners, 1989
  • Penn Medical Scholars Program, 1987-1988
  • NIH Predoctoral Fellow, University of Pennsylvania, 1987-1988
  • NIH Medical Scientist Training; Program Fellowship; University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, 1981-1987
  • John Woodruff Simpson Fellow from Amherst College,1978-1979
  • Kappa Mu Epsilon- Honorary Mathematics Society, 1978-1979

Memberships

  • American Academy of Ophthalmology
  • Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology (ARVO)
  • Aerospace Medical Associate- Space Medicine Branch
  • Pennsylvania Academy of Ophthalmology
  • Luzerne County Medical Society
  • Surgical Eye Expeditions

Erik B. Mauzy, OD

Erik-Mauzy-NewDr. 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.

Leah M. Stevens, OD

Leah-Stevens-NewDr. Leah Stevens, OD, is an 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.