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The Doctor


Shailesh Gupta  M.D., F.A.C.S.

Vitreo-Retinal Surgeon

Board Certified Ophthalmologist

Vitreo-Retinal Surgeon specializing in diseases of the retina and vitreous. He brings extensive experience in the treatment of a wide variety of retina disorders, including age-related macular degeneration and diabetic retinopathy.

Education and Training

  • Assistant Professor & Retina Faculty, Department of Ophthalmology for 9 years, University of Florida
  • Fellowship Trained in Surgical and Medical Diseases of the Retina, University of Florida – Jacksonville
  • Residency in Ophthalmology, University of Florida – Gainesville
  • Doctorate in Medicine with Research Distinction, University of Miami Miller School of Medicine
  • Undergraduate degree in Biology, University of Miami

Professional Affiliations

  • American Academy of Ophthalmology
  • American Society of Retina Specialists
  • Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology
  • Fellow of the American College of Surgeons

Research, Publications and Areas of Interest

  • Pioneered novel surgical techniques in the management of retinal detachments.
  • Active participant and co-author in a number of national research trials including AREDS 2 and several protocols of the Diabetic Retinopathy Clinical Research Network (DRCR.net).

Honors, Awards and Achievements

  • 2012 Honor Award Recipient, American Society of Retina Specialists
  • 2011 Honor Award Recipient, American Academy of Ophthalmologists
  • 1997 Awarded Medical Doctorate with Research Distinction

Licensure & Certification

  • Florida


Strong roots in Florida attending middle school, high school, college, and professional training in Florida.

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