Space Coast Living: Health Care Professionals
Dr. Frank Venzara III
By: SpaceCoast Living
Dr. Frank Venzara III is a board certified ophthalmologist and retina surgeon specializing in macular degeneration, retinal detachments,diabetic retinopathy, eye trauma, and all aspects of retina care. He founded Florida Retina Specialists in August 2014 and is currently seeing patients in the Merritt Island, Titusville and Sebastian offices.
Dr. Venzara obtained his biomedical engineering degree and Doctor of Medicine from the University of Miami, followed by a four-year residency at Texas A & M Scott & White Eye Institute. Dr. Venzara completed his training at the University of Alabama at Birmingham where he performed over 1,100 vitrectomy surgeries at the renowned Callahan Eye Hospital during his two-year retina fellowship – that is two and a half times the national average.
During his yearlong clinical research at Bascom Palmer Eye Institute, he received the Edward W.D. Norton Memorial Award for Excellence in Research and Clinical Ophthalmology. He resides in his hometown of Merritt Island with his wife Juliet and three sons.
Dr. Venzara was awarded the 2014 Central Florida Humanitarian Award for his medical mission work in Haiti, Nicaragua and Mexico. He currently serves as Volunteer Faculty for the UCF College of Medicine.
Florida Retina Specialists
280 N. Sykes Creek Pkwy. Suite B Merritt Island, FL 32953
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