Founded by James A. Staman, MD in 1979, Florida Retina Institute has 19 locations throughout Central Florida, North
Florida, and Southeast Georgia.
We have proudly delivered Excellence in Vitreo-Retinal Diseases and Surgery for over 40 years.
Luis G. León-Alvarado, MD, completed his Vitreo-Retinal Surgery Fellowship at the University of Rochester Medical Center - Flaum Eye Institute in Rochester, New York, and will be seeing patients starting December.
He completed his Ophthalmology Residency, Rutgers New Jersey Medical School formerly UMDNJ, with a transitional year at St. Lukes Memorial Hospital Ponce, Puerto Rico.
He earned his Doctorate of Medicine with Academic Honor from The Ponce Health Sciences University (PHSU), formerly Ponce School of Medicine & Health Sciences.
Dr. León-Alvarado received his Bachelors of Science, Magna Cum Laude, from Pontifical Catholic University of Puerto Rico, and attended High School at the Academia Santa Maria, Ponce, P.R., where he graduated with honors.
Luis León-Alvarado, MD, holds numerous academic accolades and honorable distinctions, along with a wealth of expertise in clinical research pertaining to ophthalmology conditions and ocular immunology.
Florida Retina Institute is looking forward to welcoming our Kissimmee patients at The Loop Medical and Professional Office Park, which is located between Dyer Blvd. and Ball Park Road, and only minutes from John Young Parkway and West Osceola Parkway.
Nisarg P. Joshi, MD, finished his vitreoretinal surgery fellowship at the University of South Florida in Tampa, Florida, and will be seeing patients in September. He completed his Ophthalmology Residency as Chief Resident at Geisinger Medical Center in Danville, PA, following his Internal Medicine Internship at Lankenau Medical Center in Wynnewood, Pennsylvania. Dr. Joshi earned his Doctorate of Medicine from Sidney Kimmel Medical College - renowned for research and recognized as one of the top medical schools - at Thomas Jefferson University in Philadelphia, PA. He received his Bachelors of Science from Wilkes University, Wilkes-Barre, PA, where he attended on a HHMI Howard Hughes Medical Institute Research Scholarship by Wilkes University, Yale University.
To schedule your appointment and for more information about Dr. Joshi please click here.
Florida Retina Institute in Fernandina Beach is located off Amelia Island Parkway and Jamestown Road, close to Via Del Rey Road and Buccaneer Trail. It is close to the Fernandina Beach Golf Club, The Amelia River Club and the Fernandina Beach Municipal Airport.
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My experience was very positive. Dr. Barnard was very thorough and answered all of my questions and the staff were all very professional and pleasant.
I was very impressed with the staff and reception to preliminary exams/photos, etc. Dr. Barnes was very nice and patient friendly, I enjoyed my visit.
The Doctor was friendly and took his time to explain my diagnosis to me.
I want to thank Dr. Houston and his staff there. The care was excellent and I was very pleased with everything.
A most excellent experience. Very professional and extremely friendly. Glad the VA sent me there.
When I arrived I was stressed. The staff immediately made me feel calm and comfortable. It was a pleasant experience with the staff and especially Dr. Kumar.
The staff was very friendly and knowledgeable. Dr. Mav was amazing! Very patient, kind and attentive. I'm very happy that he is taking care of my son!
The 2nd opinion was very easy for my Mom to understand.
All individuals involved in my care from the front office to Dr. Moreno were professional, kind, and compassionate, and patient with my questions. I felt secure and confident in the care given by Dr. Moreno and his staff.
This was my first experience for this type of eye care. Dr. James Staman made my visit and treatment a pleasant one. Going forward I would highly recommend Florida Retina Institute to family and friends. Thanks again for taking such good care of me!
The staff was very interactive with conversations throughout the entire visit which made for a pleasurable visit.
Amazing experience. Efficient operation and amazing level of care.