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Joseph Nezgoda

The Power List 2017


Joseph Nezgoda


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.


Part of the Power List 2017

Top 50 rising stars

Thanks to the demographics of the developed world, the future of eyecare looks like it will be one of limited resources and rising patient burden.

So who will lead ophthalmology over the next few decades and shape its future? To find out, we asked you, our readers, to vote for ophthalmology’s Top 50 rising stars… and here they are.

Welcome to the 2017 Power List.

In 2018, The Ophthalmologist will be recognising the Top 100 pioneers and game-changers in the field of ophthalmology.

Go to The Power List 2017

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