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Doctors & Staff

Meet the experienced and friendly doctors and staff who make A.R Morris, O.D. & Associates the leading provider of vision care products and services in Ebensburg.


Doctors


Dr. Archibald R. Morris

Dr. ArchibaldDr. Morris is a 1984 graduate of the Pennsylvania College of Optometry and a thirty-one year member of the American Optometric Association. Dr. Morris is the proud parent of five and husband to Susan Morris, and their families have been lifelong residents of the Ebensburg area. His interests include hunting and fishing, wild life and game land preservation. He is a member of the Pennsylvania Farmer’s Bureau Association and currently owns and maintains a working beef farm near his office in Ebensburg. During his career, Dr. Morris has been committed to giving back to his community, church, and local schools through charitable contributions and acts. Dr. Morris has received a Fourth Degree of the Knights of Columbus, is a member of the Color Corps, and is a current member of the Infant See and Vision USA programs. Dr. Morris’s optometric interests include family eye care services, contact lenses, and comprehensive examinations for diabetes, glaucoma, and macular degeneration. Dr. Morris provides full scope optometric eye care and is currently accepting new patients.


Dr. PiperDr. Piper

Dr. Piper is a life-long resident of Hollidaysburg, PA. He graduated from Hollidaysburg Area High School in 2004. He then attended Washington and Jefferson College and earned his Bachelor of Arts in 2008 majoring in Psychology. He entered optometry school at the Pennsylvania College of Optometry at Salus University in 2009. During his optometry training, Dr. Piper served externships at the Yukon-Kuskokwim Health Corporation in Bethel, Alaska and the Chesapeake Eye Center in Salisbury, Maryland. Upon graduating optometry school, Dr. Piper returned home to practice excellent vision care in July 2013. In addition to general optometry care, Dr. Piper is Board Certified in therapeutics and glaucoma treatment. He is also well versed in contact lens technology and pediatric care. Dr. Piper is a member of the American Optometric Association and the Pennsylvania Optometric Association.


Staff


DeannaDeanna, Office Manager

Deanna is a 1997 graduate of the University of Pittsburgh at Johnstown where she received a Bachelors of Science degree. Deanna’s numerous office responsibilities include managing the office, billing, and claims, and ordering contact lenses. Deanna is an active member of the Southwestern Paraoptometric Society where she has served as the Treasurer for the past six years. Deanna was awarded “Paraoptometric of the Year” in 2003. She is a proud wife and mom and lifelong resident of the area. Deanna has been working with Dr. Morris for over sixteen years.


CherylCheryl, Optical

Cheryl is a graduate of Cambria Rowe Business College where she received an Associates Degree in the Medical Field. Cheryl specializes in assisting patients in the selection, fitting, adjusting, repair, and ordering of their eye glasses. Cheryl has nearly twenty years in the eye care field, fifteen of which have been with Dr. Morris. Cheryl is an active member of the Southwestern Pennsylvania Optometric Society. Cheryl is a lifelong resident of the area, proud mother of three, and wife. Cheryl was awarded “Paraoptometric of the Year” in 2011.


CrystalCrystal, Optometric Assistant

Crystal is an Optometric Assistant with fourteen years of experience in eye care. Crystal was awarded “Paraoptometric of the Year” in 2013. Crystal is a proud wife and mom.


SamSamantha, Optometric Assistant

Samantha is an Optometric Assistant who joined the expanding practice in 2013. She graduated from Pennfoster in 2012 as a Veterinary Assistant. She has an interest in caring for her patients, even if they are humans! Her non-optometric interests include reading, writing poems, spending time with her family and pets.


JillJill, Optometric Assistant

Jill is an Optometric Assistant who joined the expanding practice in 2013. She graduated from the Pennsylvania State University with a degree in Architecture. Jill also has a Master’s degree in Practical Theology and Christian Counseling. Her non-optometric interests include traveling, crafting, biking, camping, teaching God’s word, youth leadership, and gospel music.


Becky, Optometric AssistantBecky

Becky is Optometric Assistant that joined the practice in August of
2016. She graduated from Mt Aloysius in 2015 as a Medical Assistant. In
her spare time she enjoys coaching track and basketball.