Meet the Eye DoctorsMeet the Eye Doctors
Dr. Carey T Rowan, M.D.
Carey T Rowan, M.D. is board certified by the American Academy of Ophthalmology. Dr. Rowan completed his undergraduate studies in Spanish and Human Development at Vanderbilt University, Nashville Tennessee. Dr. Rowan then received his medical degree from St. George’s University, Grenada, West Indies and Brooklyn Hospital, New York. Both medical internship and residency in ophthalmology were completed at The Greater Baltimore Medical Center, where Dr. Rowan served as Chief Resident in the department of Ophthalmology. In college Dr. Rowan played Rugby where his team won the SEC 3 years in a row and was a member of the Crew team.
Dr. Rowan has participated in medical mission trips to Mexico, Honduras, India, and the Dominican Republic, where he had donated his skill in Cataract surgery. He has made it a goal to do many mission trips with Medical Ministries International providing free cataract surgery to people in remote locations around the world.
Since taking over the practice in 2001, Dr. Rowan has continued to prove his expertise with the thousands of cataract, refractive, oculoplastic and glaucoma surgeries, in addition to his medical treatments for glaucoma, diabetic retinopathy and macular degeneration clinically.
Dr. Rowan grew up in Tarpon Springs, and now resides in Clearwater Beach, Fl with his wife Pamela and three boys. He is an avid outdoorsman and enjoys hunting, fishing and skiing with his friends and family. Dr. Rowan annually competes in local and national triathlons and has competed internationally in Germany, France and the Caribbean. He coach’s his children’s soccer teams and sponsors various Pasco County youth sports teams and sporting events.
Dr. Alicia Havens
Dr. Alicia Havens is a residency-trained optometrist in ocular disease. She earned her B.S. in Molecular and Cellular Biology from The University of Arizona in 2009, and then graduated as valedictorian from Midwestern University’s Arizona College of Optometry in 2014. Over the past few years, she has been working alongside optometrists and ophthalmologists together, greatly influencing her desire to specialize in ocular disease, as well as primary care. She completed several private practice internships at large eye centers in the greater Phoenix area, and recently finished her residency at Omni Eye Services of Atlanta, the first co-management practice in the country.
During her four years at Midwestern, she was an active member of the Beta Sigma Kappa International Optometric Honor Society, and conducted a research project studying ocular electrodiagnostics and its relationship to vascular diseases, such as diabetes and hypertension. She also volunteers at annual children’s health fairs, the Special Olympics, and Feed My Starving Children. She is looking forward to helping Dr. Rowan as he continues to participate in medical mission trips, bringing eye care and cataract surgery to those who have never known it.
Dr. Havens was born and raised in Phoenix, Arizona, and though the sun shines in both places, she is excited to take up residency in Clearwater, Florida. She is thrilled to be joining Rowan Eye Center and is looking forward to serving the patients of New Port Richey.