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250 SW Lejeune Rd

Coral Gables, FL 33134 USA

305-444-7459

Monday:

8:00 am - 5:00 pm

Tuesday:

8:00 am - 5:00 pm

Wednesday:

8:00 am - 5:00 pm

Thursday:

8:00 am - 5:00 pm

Friday:

8:00 am - 5:00 pm

Saturday:

Closed

Sunday:

Closed

Cutler Bay Office

18926 S. Dixie Hwy

Miami, FL 33157 USA

(305) 278-9677

Monday:

8:00 am - 5:00 pm

Tuesday:

8:00 am - 5:00 pm

Wednesday:

8:00 am - 5:00 pm

Thursday:

8:00 am - 5:00 pm

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8:00 am - 5:00 pm

Saturday:

Closed

Sunday:

Closed

North Miami Beach

290 NW 165 Street, Suite L 100

North Miami Beach, FL 33169 USA

(305) 949-1600

(305) 945-9768

Monday:

8:00 am - 5:00 pm

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8:00 am - 5:00 pm

Wednesday:

8:00 am - 5:00 pm

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8:00 am - 5:00 pm

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8:00 am - 5:00 pm

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Closed

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Closed

Miramar

14601 Hotel Road (SW 29th Street), Suite 210

Miramar, FL 33027 USA

954-414-0090

(954) 499-6646

Monday:

8:00 am - 5:00 pm

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8:00 am - 5:00 pm

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8:00 am - 5:00 pm

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8:00 am - 5:00 pm

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8:00 am - 5:00 pm

Saturday:

Closed

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Closed

The Laser Center of Coral Gables

TLC Affiliate 1099 SW LeJeune Rd.

Coral Gables, FL 33134 USA

(305) 461-0003

(305) 461-9633

Monday:

8:00 am - 5:00 pm

Tuesday:

8:00 am - 5:00 pm

Wednesday:

8:00 am - 5:00 pm

Thursday:

8:00 am - 5:00 pm

Friday:

8:00 am - 5:00 pm

Saturday:

Closed

Sunday:

Closed

Galleria Office

2540 NE 9th Street

Ft. Lauderdale, FL 33304 USA

(954) 561-3533

(954) 565-9706

Monday:

8:00 am - 5:00 pm

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8:00 am - 5:00 pm

Wednesday:

8:00 am - 5:00 pm

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8:00 am - 5:00 pm

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8:00 am - 5:00 pm

Saturday:

Closed

Sunday:

Closed

Sunrise Office

14201 West Sunrise Blvd., Suite 101

Sunrise, FL 33323 USA

(954) 838-1382

(954) 838-9378

Monday:

8:00 am - 5:00 pm

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8:00 am - 5:00 pm

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8:00 am - 5:00 pm

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8:00 am - 5:00 pm

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8:00 am - 5:00 pm

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Closed

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Closed

Kendall Office

8000 SW 117 Avenue, Suite 203

Miami, FL 33183 USA

(305) 274-2022

(305) 275-2018

Monday:

8:00 am - 5:00 pm

Tuesday:

8:00 am - 5:00 pm

Wednesday:

8:00 am - 5:00 pm

Thursday:

8:00 am - 5:00 pm

Friday:

8:00 am - 5:00 pm

Saturday:

Closed

Sunday:

Closed

Coral Gables Office

1097 SW LeJeune Road.

Coral Gables, FL 33134

(305) 461-0003

(305) 442-7098

Monday:

8:00 am - 5:00 pm

Tuesday:

8:00 am - 5:00 pm

Wednesday:

8:00 am - 5:00 pm

Thursday:

8:00 am - 5:00 pm

Friday:

8:00 am - 5:00 pm

Saturday:

Closed

Sunday:

Closed

Hialeah Office

2140 W 68 Street, Suite 405

Hialeah, FL 33016 USA

(305) 823-1600

(305) 828-6750

Monday:

8:00 am - 5:00 pm

Tuesday:

8:00 am - 5:00 pm

Wednesday:

8:00 am - 5:00 pm

Thursday:

8:00 am - 5:00 pm

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8:00 am - 5:00 pm

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Closed

Sunday:

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Joseph Selem, M.D. completed his Bachelor degree in Economics at Emory University in Atlanta, GA, where he graduated as Magna Cum Laude and received his medical degree from Ponce School of Medicine in Ponce, PR. He received his ophthalmology residency training at University of Texas at Houston department of Ophthalmology Cizik Eye Clinic, Houston, TX where he was appointed chief resident. Dr. Selem later completed a fellowship on oculoplastic at Bassin Center for Eyelid and Facial Plastic Surgery. Dr. Selem has a private office with three locations in Miami and is contracted by Aran Eye Associates to practice at Leon Medical Center.

Specialties: Oculoplastic surgery and procedures and Glaucoma Treatment

Languages: Dr. Selem speaks fluent English and Spanish



Meet The Doctors

  • Patrisa Tare,
    O.D.

    Patrisa Tare, O.D. earned her Bachelor’s degree in Social Studies with a minor in Psychology from Florida international University in Miami, Florida. She continued her studies with a Bachelor of Vision Science degree from Nova Southeastern University, Davie, Florida in 2005. Dr. Tare earned her doctorate degree of Optometry from Nova Southeastern University in 2007. She later completed a residency with emphasis in Ocular Disease at Beraja Medical Institute.

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  • Jessica Rodriguez,
    O.D.

    Dr. Jessica E. Rodriguez was born and raised in Miami, FL. She completed her Bachelor’s degree in Biological Sciences with a minor in Chemistry at Florida International University in Miami, Florida. She then pursued her Doctorate of Optometry at the Illinois College of Optometry in Chicago, Illinois, where she graduated with honors in 2013. 

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  • Alberto Aran,
    M.D.
    Medical Director of Aran Eye Associates

    Dr. Alberto Aran, M.D., Medical Director of Aran Eye Associates, is a forerunner in the use of laser technology and other advanced surgical techniques. Dr. Aran’s specialties include cataract surgery by clear cornea incision with intraocular lens implantation, corneal transplants, and laser vision correction.

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  • Analisa Arosemena,
    M.D.
    Glaucoma specialist

    Analisa Arosemena, M.D. is a board certified by the American Academy of Ophthalmology. Dr. Arosemena completed two fellowships, one in ophthalmology and a second fellowship in Glaucoma /Anterior Segment at Tulane University School of Medicine in New Orleans, Louisiana. She completed a Transitional Internship at Tulane University School of Medicine and a Rural Internship at Policlinica Santiago Barraza in Chorrera, Republic of Panama. Dr. Arosemena completed her medical degree in 1998 at Universidad Autonoma de Guadalajara in Guadalajara, Mexico. Dr. Arosemena has published many publications and Manuscripts.

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  • Kenneth T Wals,
    M.D.
    Vitreoretinal disease specialist.

    Dr. Wals attained his doctoral degree in medicine at Columbia College of Physicians and Surgeons in New York, New York and completed his ophthalmology residency at Albert Einstein College of Medicine Montefiore Medical Center in Bronx, New York, where he was also the Chief Resident. Dr. Wals also completed a vitreoretinal disease fellowship at the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center in Pennsylvania and has published numerous chapters in textbooks on retinal diseases.

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  • Renata Picciani,
    M.D.
    Board Certified Ophthalmologist and Vitreoretinal disease specialist

    Dr. Picciani is a board-certified ophthalmologist and vitreoretinal disease specialist. Dr. Picciani attained her doctoral degree in medicine at Universidade Federal do Ceara in Fortaleza, Brazil. She completed her residency in Ophthalmology at Temple University Hospital, Philadelphia, PA. where she was also the Chief Resident. Dr. Picciani has completed two fellowships. She completed a Medical Retina fellowship at the University Of Miami, Bascom Palmer Eye Institute and a second fellowship on Vitreoretinal surgery at the University of Texas Medical Branch in Galveston, TX. In her spare time, Dr. Picciani likes to volunteer with different health community organizations. Dr. Picciani is fluent in English, Portuguese, French, and Spanish.

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  • Raul Masvidal,
    M.D.
    30+ years providing Eye care

    Raul Masvidal, M.D. is board-certified by the American Academy of Ophthalmology. He completed on residency on internal medicine at Franklin Square Hospital in Baltimore, Maryland and a second residency in ophthalmology at State University of New York, Downstate Medical Center. He was chief resident at King’s County Hospital in Brooklyn, New York. Dr. Masvidal attained his doctor of medicine and surgery
    degree from the University of Costa Rica, San Jose, Costa Rica.  

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  • Juan Ayala-Haedo,
    M.D.

    Dr. Ayala-Haedo attained his Medical Doctorate from the National University of Asuncion School of Medicine in Asuncion, Paraguay. There, he graduated Summa Cum Laude before continuing his studies with both a Ph.D. and an MPH from the University of Miami. Dr. Ayala-Haedo’s Ph.D studies focused on gene-environmental interactions and the pathogenesis of ocular diseases. Subsequently, his Masters in Public Health focused on evaluating the interventions that would promote bioethical research in a developing nations.

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  • Marco A Fabrega Jr,
    M.D.
    Specializes in the medical and surgical treatment of eye diseases

    Dr. Marco A. Fabrega Jr., MD, specializes in the medical and surgical treatment of eye diseases. Dr Fabrega’s specialties include clear corneal small incision cataract surgery with intraocular lens implantation and some glaucoma surgeries and laser procedures.

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  • Arnulfo Mansur,
    M.D.
    Special interest in dry eye treatment

    Dr. Arnulfo Mansur is a board certified by the American  Board of Ophthalmology . He received his medical degree from of Universidad Del Norte, and completed his ophthalmology residency in Universidad Javeriana Hospital La Samaritana Colombia. Dr. Mansur has over 30 years in ophthalmology practice and completed a fellowship in Anterior and External diseases under the tutelage of Dr. Alberto Aran. He is an internationally trained ophthalmologist.

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  • Claudia Arroyave,
    M.D.
    Special interest in dry eye, Glaucoma disease treatment

    Claudia P. Arroyave O’ Brien, M.D. is a board certified from the American Academyof Opthalmology. She completed a fellowship in comprehensive ophthalmology at Bascom Palmer Institute in Miami, Florida. She completed her medical residency at Hospital Oftalmologico de Ntra. Sra. De La Luz, Universidad Nacional Autonoma de Mexico, Mexico D.F. and completed a one year of internship at San Rafael Bogota, Colombia. She attained her Medical degree at Escula de Medicina Juan N. Corpas Bogota, Colombia in 1986. Dr. Arroyave O’Brien has published many articles and publications.

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  • Max Corndorf,
    M.D.
    Diplomat of the American Board of Ophthalmology

    Dr. Corndorf is a graduate of Emory University where he received his bachelors degree in Chemistry and then the University of Miami School of Medicine where he was awarded his M.D.. He completed his Ophthalmology residency at the George Washington University where he served as chief resident. He was a fellow at the Katzen Eye Institute in Baltimore Md and then joined the staff at the Park Nicollet Medical Center in Minneapolis, Mn. He was also the founder of the Cataract and Laser Center in Minnesota. Dr Corndorf practiced in Moorestown New Jersey before returning to Florida where he is now a member of the staff at Aran Eye Associates. He is a diplomat of the American Board of Ophthalmology.

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  • Joel David Aronowicz Gallego,
    M.D.
    15+ years in medical practice

    Joel David Aronowicz Gallego, M.D. completed his residency in ophthalmology at the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center at Dallas. Dallas, Texas. He also completed a surgery internship at Northshore/LIJ Health System in Manhasset, New York. Dr. Aronowicz Gallego completed his medical degree from Central University of Venezuela, Caracas, Venezuela in 1999 and has published many articles and participated in the ‘International Red Cross Voluntary Internship” Emergency department in Venezuelan Red Cross.


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  • Mario J. Rojas
    M.D.
    Ocular Surface

    Mario J. Rojas, M.D. completed his ophthalmology surgical training at Eastern Virginia Medical School and subsequently completed a fellowship in ocular surface clinical research, focusing on complex ocular surface disease and dry eye at Bascom Palmer Eye Institute / Miami Veterans Hospital.

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  • Fernando F. Lopez,
    M.D.

    Dr. Fernando F. Lopez, M.D. completed a fellowship in Ophthalmic Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery at Beraja Medical Institute, Coral Gables, FL. in 2001 He completed his medical residency in ophthalmology at Interfaith Medical Center Division of Ophthalmology in Brooklyn, New York. Dr. Lopez received his medical degree from the University of Illinois College of Medicine in 1995. Dr. Lopez worked at his private ophthalmology practice in Aurora Illinois in 2003 and later moved his practice to Lombard, Illinois. He later joined Aran Eye Associates in 2017.

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  • Aura Zambrano,
    O.D.

    Dr. Aura Zambrano earned her Bachelor of Science degree from St. Thomas University in 2007 where she graduated Summa Cum Laude and received the St. Thomas University Award in Science for her work in a project in conjunction with The Miami Project to Cure Paralysis. She received her optometric training at Nova Southeastern University College of Optometry with honors in 2012 and was awarded the Southern Council of Optometry Award for Clinical Excellence.

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  • Steven M Newman,
    O.D.

    Dr. Steve Newman combines his knowledge as an optometric physician, certified personal trainer and board-certified nutrition specialist to educate his patients and the public on the importance of a healthy lifestyle. With more than twenty five years in the health profession, Dr. Newman has advised and guided thousands of patients with information needed to make the right choices when it comes to health, medicine, surgery, nutrition, supplements and overall well being.

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  • Samantha Fernandez
    O.D.

    Samantha Fernandez, OD earned her Bachelor of Arts in Biology with a Minor in Philosophy from the University of Miami in 2014. While at the University of Miami she founded and became president of the UM pre-optometry club called OptomEyes.  She received her optometric training at Nova Southeastern University College of Optometry, graduated with honors, and was the Alumni Chapter Scholarship recipient for her academic success and leadership. While at Nova Southeastern University, she was the vice president of the Florida Optometric Student Association and completed an externship in Shanghai, China where she helped patients at the Fudan Hospital for three months.

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