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Alejandro Espaillat, MD, Ophthalmology, Deerfield Beach, FL

AlejandroEspaillatMD

Ophthalmology Deerfield Beach, FL

Anterior Segment Related

Director of Ophthalmology at Conviva Medical Centers

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Summary

  • I am an Eye Physician & Surgeon specializing in state-of-the-art Refractive Cataract Surgery, Diabetes Eye Care, and Regenerative Aesthetic Medicine rejuvenation procedures.

Education & Training

  • Harvard Medical School
    Harvard Medical SchoolFellowship, Joslin Diabetes Center / Diabetic Eye Disease, 1998 - 1999
  • Brown University
    Brown UniversityResidency, Ophthalmology, 1995 - 1998
  • Boston University Medical Center
    Boston University Medical CenterResidency, Internal Medicine, 1993 - 1995
  • Harvard Medical School
    Harvard Medical SchoolPost-Doctoral Fellowship, Massachusetts Eye & Ear Infirmary, 1991 - 1993
  • Harvard Medical School
    Harvard Medical SchoolPost-Doctoral Fellowship, Massachusetts Eye & Ear Infirmary, 1990 - 1991
  • INTEC Santo Domingo SOM
    INTEC Santo Domingo SOMClass of 1990

Certifications & Licensure

  • FL State Medical License
    FL State Medical License 2001 - 2024
  • MA State Medical License
    MA State Medical License 1998 - 2002
  • RI State Medical License
    RI State Medical License 1995 - 1997
  • American Academy of Aesthetic MedicineBoard Certification
  • American Academy of Aesthetics MedicineDiploma Aesthetic Medicine

Awards, Honors, & Recognition

  • CMS Meaningful Use Stage 1 Certification Practice Fusion EHR, Practice Fusion, Inc., 2013
  • Physician’s Recognition Award Mayor City of Miami, Florida., 2005
  • Lifelong Education of Ophthalmology Credit Award AAO, 2001
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Publications & Presentations

PubMed

Journal Articles

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    Espaillat A, Diabetic Microvascular Complications Today, 1/1/2005
  • Cataracts, bilateral macular holes, and rhegmatogenous retinal detachment induced by lightning  
    Espaillat A, Janigian R, To K., Am J Ophthalmol., 1/1/1999
  • Fibrous dysplasia of the orbit  
    BioMedicina, 1/1/1999
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Books/Book Chapters

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Abstracts/Posters

  • Progression of diabetic retinopathy after phacoemulsification cataract extraction and intraocular lens implantation
    ARVO’98 Annual Meeting., Fort Lauderdale, Florida, 1/1/1999
  • Progression of diabetic retinopathy after phacoemulsification cataract extraction and intraocular lens implantation.
    Espaillat A, Aiello LP, Shah ST et al, Invest Ophthalmol Vis Sci, 1/1/1999
  • Correlation of VEGF in the urine, plasma and vitreous with activity of diabetic retinopathy.
    Invest Ophthalmol Vis Sci, 1/1/1999
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Lectures

  • Introduction to the World of Aesthetic Medicine 
    Miami, Florida - 2/9/2018
  • Skin Conditioning and Skin Classification 
    Miami, Florida - 2/9/2018
  • Chemical Peelings 
    Miami, Florida - 2/9/2018
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Other

  • The Human Orbit: Udemy 
    Espaillat A
    https://www.udemy.com/ophthalmology-the-human-orbit/learn/
    1/1/2016
  • Video Presentation “Complications During Phacoemulsification” 

    Bascom Palmer Eye Institute. Miami, Florida. - 1/1/2003
  • Progression of diabetic retinopathy after cataract surgery. (CD-ROM) 
    Espaillat, A, Highlights of the ASCRS 1999 Annual Meeting, Ophthalmology Interactive
    Boston - 1/1/1999
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Press Mentions

  • Lasik Surgeon Melbourne, Fl
    Lasik Surgeon Melbourne, FlJanuary 10th, 2019

Grant Support

  • Progression of Diabetic Retinopathy After Phacoemulsification Cataract SurgeryAmerican Diabetes Association1999–2001

Committees

  • Member, Continuing Medical Education / University of Miami Hospital 2006 - 2010
  • Member, Surgical Review Committee / University of Miami Hospital 2006 - 2010
  • Member, Operating Room Committee / University of Miami Hospital 2006 - 2007
  • Member, Performance Improvement Council / Cedars Medical Center 2005 - 2008
  • Member, Utilization Review / Cedars Medical Center 2005 - 2008
  • Chairperson, Programs & Services Committee / Miami Lighthouse for the Blind 2004 - 2007
  • Member, Programs & Services Committee / Miami Lighthouse for the Blind 2001 - 2007

Research History

  • Sub InvestigatorA Phase IIA, Multicenter, Double-Blind, Placebo-Controlled Clinical Trial to Study the Efficacy and Safety of XXXX in Patients with Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus with Inadequate Glycemic Control2009 - 2009
  • Sub investigatorA Phase IIa Multicenter, Randomized, Double-Blind, Placebo-Controlled Clinical Trial of XXXX in Patients with Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus with Inadequate Glycemic Control on Insulin2009 - 2009
  • Sub investigatorDose-Ranging Study of the Efficacy and Safety of Oglemilast in Patients with Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease2008 - 2008
  • Sub investigatorDose Escalation Study to Assess the Safety and Effect on Ventricular Rate of Multiple Oral Doses of XXX in Adult Subjects with Atrial Fibrillation2006 - 2006
  • Research Fellow / Harvard Medical School1990 - 1993

Professional Memberships

Other Languages

  • Spanish

Industry Relationships

  • Ophthalmology Advisory Member, Continucare-Humana Medical Centers2014 - 2015
  • Ophthalmology Advisory Member, Interamerican Medical Centers2011 - 2013
  • Ophthalmology Advisory Member, HealthSun Health Plans2010 - 2011
  • Advisory Board Member, Abbott Medical Optics2010 - 2011
  • Advisory Board Member, Optos2008 - 2010
  • Advisory board member, Endo Optiks2008 - 2010
  • Advisory Board Member, Biosyntrx2007 - 2010
  • Advisory Board Member, Ista Pharmaceutical2005 - 2010
  • Diabetes Care Ophthalmology Advisory Board, Eli Lilly2005 - 2010
  • Glaucoma Advisory Board Member, Allergan2005 - 2010
  • Advisory Board Member, Alcon Surgical2005 - 2010