Juan P. Fernandez de Castro, M.D.

Florida Certified Ophthalmologist and Cataract Surgeon

Juan P. Fernandez de Castro, M.D.

Board Certified Ophthalmologist and Cataract Surgeon


  • Ophthalmology Residency, University of Louisville
  • General Surgery Internship, University of Louisville
  • Post-Doctoral Research Fellow, University of Louisville
  • Molecular Ophthalmology Fellow, University of Iowa
  • Ocular Pathology Fellow, University of Iowa
  • Medical Doctor Degree, Universidad El Bosque (Bogota, Colombia)

Professional Associations

  • American Academy of Ophthalmology
  • The Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology
  • American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery
  • American Medical Association
  • Kentucky Academy of Eye Physicians and Surgeons

Honors & Awards

  • Dr. Melvin Koby Educational Excellence Award
  • American Academy of Ophthalmology Congressional Advocacy Ambassador
  • Heed Ophthalmic Foundation Residents Retreat
  • The Juliette RP Vision Foundation: Young Scientist Retina Research Grant
  • NIH Training Grant, Transplantation Immunology and Stem Cell Biology
  • The P.J. Leinfelder Award, Best Fellow Research Project 2009 and 2010
  • Multiple Travel and Poster Awards at national meetings

Medical Licensure

  • Florida


Dr. Fernandez de Castro is devoted to his wife and three children. He enjoys attending their sport practices and art shows. He has great passion for nature and bird photography, some of which has been published and received awards.

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