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Dr. Alison Zambelli is board-certified in ophthalmology and is fellowship trained in cornea and refractive surgery. She specializes in surgical and laser refractive procedures including LASIK, PRK, and presbyopia correcting treatments. In addition to performing refractive procedures at TLC, she is in private practice with her father, George Zambelli, M.D. in Rochester, PA. Dr. Alison Zambelli also has a cornea specialty practice in Wexford, PA, where she sees referrals from eye doctors in the Pittsburgh and tristate areas.
EDUCATION | TRAINING
Dr. Alison Zambelli is a graduate of Boston College and Temple University School of Medicine. She completed her ophthalmology residency at the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center. Dr. Zambelli also completed specialized fellowship training in cornea and refractive surgery at Tufts Medical Center and Ophthalmic Consultants of Boston in Boston, MA.
RESEARCH | ACCOMPLISHMENTS
Dr. Zambelli has been involved with ophthalmology research since she was a medical student when she worked under world-renowned surgeons at Wills Eye Hospital. She has completed investigations and has been published in the field of the cornea. She has presented at the Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology. She was a sub-investigator in the studies that led to the FDA approval of corneal crosslinking in the United States. She was the first ophthalmologist in Western PA to provide FDA-approved corneal cross-linking. She lectures colleagues on the latest advances and technologies in cornea and refractive surgery. Dr. Zambelli traveled to Honduras, along with her father, to perform cataract surgery and provide general eye care services to underserved populations.
MEMBERSHIPS | AFFILIATIONS
Dr. Zambelli is a member of the American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery, the American Academy of Ophthalmology, the Pittsburgh Ophthalmology Society, the Contact Lens Association of Ophthalmologists, the Cornea Society, the European Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgeons, as well as the International Society of Refractive Surgery.