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Meet Greensburg’s Favorite Eye Doctors

Eye care professionals specialize in understanding how the human eye really works, as well as diseases and conditions that affect your vision – many of which do not have obvious symptoms. Our Grreensburg eye doctors know how age and risk factors affect vision over time for young and old, and they understand the benefits and features of corrective lenses including eyeglasses and contacts.

Our optometrists take the time to explain the results of your eye exam, describe your options and listen to your eye care needs. Because maintaining good eye health is an ongoing partnership, we encourage you to ask questions and share your health information, which could be vital to monitoring, diagnosing and treating potential vision problems.

Meet our doctors and staff:

Chad E. Green, OD, FAAO

Dr. Green was a Franklin Regional graduate and then went on to major in Mechanical Engineering at Virginia Tech. He went on to receive his Doctorate from Pennsylvania College of Optometry at Salus University in Philadelphia, graduating with honors. Upon graduation in 1997, he began his work with the patients at Eyecare Greengate. He has had additional professional experience with The Associates in Ophthalmology and The Butler VA Hospital. Dr. Chad Green manages the laser vision surgery aspect of Eyecare Greengate. In addition, he specializes in the treatment and management of ocular disease & glaucoma and excels in the area of specialty contact lenses. Dr. Green also serves as a consultant to various contact lens manufacturers.

In his free time, Dr. Chad enjoys spending time with his wife and three young kids or taking his dog on walks. He is also an avid golfer. Other hobbies include boating, skiing, swimming, and going to Steelers games.

Memberships & Distinctions
Fellow of the American Academy of Optometry
American Optometric Association.
Pennsylvania Optometric Association
Western PA Optometric Association
Beta Sigma Kappa Honor Fraternity
Inaugural Attendee of the Management Business Academy
Pennsylvania Optometric Partnership For Progress
Adjunct Professor to Pennsylvania College of Optometry at Salus University
Ocular Surface Society of Optometry

Shalini Katyal Vilsack, OD, FAAO

Dr. Vilsack graduated cum laude from Boston University, continuing on to the Pennsylvania College of Optometry at Salus University and receiving her Doctor of Optometry degree, graduating with honors. She received numerous accolades during her academic career, including the E.F. Wildermuth Scholarship and Pennsylvania College of Optometry Academic Awards.

Dr. Vilsack has been practicing primary eye care since her graduation in 1997. She is skilled in pediatric care, vision therapy, vision rehabilitation, as well as the treatment and management of ocular disease. She is also an eye care consultant to many local nursing homes.

Dr. Vilsack has lived in the Murrysville community for over 15 years, and she enjoys helping with many school and community activities. In her free time, Dr. Vilsack enjoys spending time with her husband and two kids. Other hobbies include reading,scrapbooking, and walking.

Memberships & Distinctions
American Optometric Association
Pennsylvania Optometric Association
Western PA Optometric Association
Fellow of the American Academy of Optometry

Jennifer L. Sommer, OD, FAAO

Dr. Sommer is a native of Duncansville, PA. She received her bachelor’s degree in biology from Penn State University. She attended the Illinois College of Optometry where she was the Presidential Scholar and graduated magna cum laude. She went on to complete an optometric residency within the Chicago VA System where she received additional training in Ocular Disease and Low Vision. Dr. Sommer’s professional interests include treating and managing ocular disease. She is also excited to offer Low Vision services at Eyecare Greengate. Additionally, she serves as a consultant to area nursing homes. In her free time, Dr. Sommer enjoys spending time with her husband and their dogs, Sam and Lilly. She is also an enthusiastic cook and reader.

Memberships & Distinctions
Fellow of the American Academy of Optometry
Beta Sigma Kappa Honor Society
Tomb and Key Honor Society
Eschenbach Low Vision Award

Kaitlin Hurney, OD

Dr. Hurney was a Franklin Regional graduate and later received her Bachelor’s Degree in Biology from Saint Vincent College in Latrobe, PA. She went on to Nova Southeastern University in Fort Lauderdale, FL where she earned her Bachelor of Vision Science and Doctor of Optometry.

Dr. Hurney enjoys spending quality time getting to know her patients. She sees patients of all ages, even infants. She excels in ocular disease, contact lenses, pediatrics, and binocular vision. In her free time, she enjoys traveling and spending time with her husband and dog.

Memberships & Distinctions
Associates in Ophthalmology
College of Optometrists in Vision Department
Fellow of Christian Optometrists
Nova Optometric Practice Management Association

David D. Green, OD, FAAO

Over more than 40 years and three generations, Dr. David Green has been providing comprehensive eye care to patients in Western Pennsylvania. Dr. Green attended Grove City College and received his Doctor of Optometry from Pennsylvania College of Optometry at Salus University. He has been a consultant to the Veterans Hospital and a Fellow with the American Academy of Optometry for 40 years.

Although Dr. Green has been retired for years, he occasionally stops in to surprise staff and patients. He lived in the Murrysville community for most of his life. Now, he currently resides in Tampa, Florida with his wife, Carol. They have been married for over 50 years. They enjoy traveling, golfing, reading, and spending time with their children and grandchildren.

Even though Dr. Green is no longer seeing patients, his presence is felt daily. You often hear staff and patients sharing stories together about the care and laughter he provided each and every day. His caring nature, listening skills, and expertise has set a precedence at Eyecare Greengate to provide our patients with care from our hearts.

Memberships & Distinctions
Fellow of the American Academy of Optometry
American Optometric Association.
Pennsylvania Optometric Association
Western PA Optometric Association
Adjunct Professor to Pennsylvania College of Optometry at Salus University
National Association of Veterans Affairs Optometrists