The Power List 2017
Retina Physician and Surgeon at Florida Eye Microsurgical Institute, WELLINGTON, FL, USA
Nezgoda is a fellowship-trained retina specialist focusing on the medical and surgical treatment of macular degeneration, diabetic retinopathy, retinal detachment, and inflammatory eye disease. He studied at UMDNJ-Robert Wood Johnson Medical School (now Rutgers University), where he received several named scholarships including the Gold Humanism Honor Society, and the Excellence in Teaching Award “in honor of dedicated service to clinical skills education in the preclinical years” for being the first coordinator of the Student Teaching Elective – he was the only non-faculty member to receive this award. For his contributions to the field, Nezgoda received the prestigious Leadership in Medicine Award from the American Medical Association, and the Achievement Award of the AAO. He has trained at Mt. Sinai (NY), The Cleveland Medical Center, The University of California-San Diego, and has served on numerous editorial review boards, authored several scientific publications, and has presented at numerous meetings. He also serves on the Collections Committee of The Museum.