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Brent Bellotte, MD, Ophthalmology, Boca Raton, FL, West Boca Medical Center

BrentWilliamBellotteMDAdvanced Cataract Specialist

Ophthalmology Boca Raton, FL

Cataract Related, Glaucoma Related, Retinal Disease

West Boca Eye Center www.WestBocaEyeCenter.com

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Summary

  • Brent Bellotte, MD is board certified by the American Board of Ophthalmology. He completed his ophthalmology training from Texas Tech University Department of Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences where the department heads selected him for the prestigious chief designation of his residency program. During this time he was honored with the coveted Grand Rounds Presentation Award from Texas Tech University.

    Prior to this, he graduated summa cum laude with honors in biology from West Virginia University, then remained in his home state to receive his medical degree from West Virginia University School of Medicine. At that time, he graduated in the top 10% of the class with honors in nearly every medical specialty.
    His recent accomplishments include being chosen for the Castle Connolly American Top Doctor 2015 award as well as the Patient’s Choice Award. Dr. Bellotte served as a founding father for the Eye Physicians of Florida Ophthalmology Mega group and served as a consulting member of the advisory board for BlueCross Blue Shield.

    His past achievements include receipt of the Award of Excellence from West Virginia University School of Medicine for outstanding class rank. He also received the acclaimed Peggy Preston Tertiary Scholarship, the Hurlbutt Memorial Endowment, and was awarded the Spurlock Fellowship for work sequencing retroviral DNA. Additionally, he was elected as a judge for the Van Liere Research Convocation.

    Dr. Bellotte maintains active memberships in the American Academy of Ophthalmology, American Society of Cataract of Refractive Surgeons, Florida Society of Ophthalmology, and the Palm Beach Ophthalmology Society.

    On a more personal note his hobbies include devoting much of his time to continuing medical education activities and attending ophthalmology conferences. He also researches and implements IT and network management technology in the medical environment.

Education & Training

  • Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center at Lubbock
    Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center at LubbockResidency, Ophthalmology, 2002 - 2005
  • Charleston Area Medical Center/CAMC Institute for Academic Medicine
    Charleston Area Medical Center/CAMC Institute for Academic MedicineInternship, Internal Medicine, 2001 - 2002
  • West Virginia University School of Medicine
    West Virginia University School of MedicineClass of 2001

Certifications & Licensure

  • FL State Medical License
    FL State Medical License 2005 - 2023
  • AZ State Medical License
    AZ State Medical License 2003 - 2005
  • American Board of Ophthalmology Ophthalmology

Awards, Honors, & Recognition

  • Certified Dry Eye Center
  • Advanced Custom Cataract Surgery
  • CMS Meaningful Use Stage 1 Certification NextGen Ambulatory EHR, NextGen Healthcare, 2012
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Press Mentions

  • Diabetes: The Disease That Can Change Your Life & Take Your Vision
    Diabetes: The Disease That Can Change Your Life & Take Your VisionNovember 25th, 2019
  • Options in Corrective Eye Surgery Can Resolve Many Vision Issues
    Options in Corrective Eye Surgery Can Resolve Many Vision IssuesJanuary 14th, 2020
  • How West Boca Eye Center Is Preventing Common Eye Diseases
    How West Boca Eye Center Is Preventing Common Eye DiseasesJanuary 10th, 2020
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Other Languages

  • Spanish, Portuguese

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