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Florida Retina Institute


Founded by James A. Staman, MD, in 1979, Florida Retina Institute has proudly delivered Excellence in Vitreo-Retinal Diseases and Surgery for over 40 years. Our Retina Specialists focus on the highest quality patient care and best individual treatment plans, applying the latest advances and most sophisticated methods in vitreoretinal medicine.


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Ruwan A. Silva, MD, MPhil

Board-Certified, Fellowship Trained Vitreoretinal Specialist

Ruwan Amila Silva, MD, will be seeing patients in Central Florida starting June 7, 2021.

Ruwan A. Silva, MD, MPhil is a board certified and fellowship trained vitreoretinal surgeon.

Dr. Silva received his Bachelors of Arts in Neurobiology from Harvard University graduating Magna Cum Laude with Highest Honors, Cambridge, MA.

He then received his Masters of Philosophy (MPhil) in Neurobiology from Cambridge University in England. Following this, he received his medical degree from Stanford University’s School of Medicine in Stanford, CA.

Dr. Silva completed his ophthalmology residency at Bascom Palmer Eye Institute, University of Miami, in Miami, FL, ranked #1 eye hospital in the country.

In his spare time, Dr. Silva enjoys traveling, swimming, rowing and spending time with family and friends.


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