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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.

    Dr. Aran’s vast clinical experience includes over 50,000 surgical procedures and he has performed over 50,000 cataract surgeries. As a scholar, he is widely sought out as a “training physician” by his peers. He was the first ophthalmic surgeon in Florida to use the FDA-approved Excimer Laser and he has trained many South Florida physicians in the use of Excimer Laser technology over the years. He is also the Director for the Laser Center at Coral Gables, a TLC affiliate.

    Dr. Aran graduated Magna Cum Laude from Spring Hill College in Alabama and received his medical degree with honors from the Tulane University School of Medicine in New Orleans, Louisiana. He has received a citation from the United States Congress for his selfless contribution to the needy and his extensive volunteer work as an eye physician and surgeon. Dr. Aran is listed in the “Who’s Who Amongst Outstanding Americans” and received the 1979 Belen Jesuit Prep School “Men for Others” award.

    Surgical Staff Privileges:

    • Surgical Center of Coral Gables
    • North Miami Beach Surgical Center
    • Jackson North Medical Center
    • Foundation for Advanced Eye Care
    • Eye Care and Surgery Center of Ft Lauderdale
  • 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.

    Honor and Awards

    • Dr. Arosemena was the recipient of the Best student award, second place among 130 students with an overall GPA 4.5 in Medical School. She was also awarded with the Clinical research Award at the O’Brian Professorship Conference on June 2001 and June 2003 at Tulane University School of Medicine In New Orleans, Louisiana.

    Specialties:

    • Glaucoma, Corneal and External Diseases, Xen and Cypass implant surrgery

    Languages:

    • Dr. Arosemena speaks fluent English and Spanish
  • Kenneth T Wals
    M D
    Vitreoretinal disease specialist.
    Dr. Wals is a board certified ophthalmologist and 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.





    Specialties:

    • Diabetic Eye Disease
    • Macular Degeneration
    • Retinal Detachment
    • Retina Complications due to HIV/AIDS

    Professional Associations:

    • American Ophthalmology Association
    • American Medical Association

    Education:

    • Columbia College of Physicians and Surgeons, New York, NY
    • Albert Einstein College of Medicine Montefiore Medical Center, Bronx, NY
    • Internal medicine completed at, St. Vincent’s Hospital, Manhattan, NY
    • University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, Pittsburgh. PA
  • 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.

    Specialties:

    • Diabetic Eye Disease
    • Retinal Detachment
    • Macular Degeneration

    Professional Associations:

    • American Academy of Ophthalmology
    • The American Society of Retina Specialists

    Education:

    • Universidade Federal do Ceara, Fortaleza Brazil
    • University Of Miami Bascom Palmer Eye Institute, Miami, FL
    • Temple University Hospital, Philadelphia, PA
    • University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston,TX
  • Raul Masvidal
    M D
    30+ years providing Eye care
    Dr. Masvidal graduated from the medical school of The University of Costa Rica and trained in Internal Medicine at Franklyn Square Hospital in Baltimore. He did Ophthalmology at State University of New York, Downstate in Brooklyn.

    For over 30 years he has provided eye care to South Florida specializing in comprehensive and anterior segment, cataracts and glaucoma.

  • 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.





    • Residency: Ophthalmology
    • University of Maryland Medical System
    • July 1, 1987 to June 30, 1990



    • Internship: Transitisional Medicine
    • L.A. County Harbor/UCLA Medical Center
    • June 24, 1985 to June 23, 1986



    • Medical School: UCLA School of Medicine
    • Los Angeles, CA
    • September 1981 to June 1985
  • Arnulfo Mansur
    M D
    Special interest in dry eye treatment
    Dr. Arnulfo Mansur 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 international trained ophthalmologist and is American Board of Ophthalmology eligible.

    Before his ophthalmology residency Dr. Mansur completed two elective rotations one in University of Paris Camp du Nord, Paris, France and the second in Universidad de Puerto Rico, Rio Piedras, and Puerto Rico. He is fluent in English, Spanish and French.

    Dr. Mansur has special interest in dry eye treatment and has extensive experience in performing pterygium surgery with amniotic membrane graft, autograft, Limbal stem cell transplantation and functional eyelid disease.

    Area of Interest:

    • General Ophthalmology
    • Glaucoma Treatment
    • Pterygium Surgery

    Professional Association:

    • Association of Cataract & Refractive Surgeons

    Surgical Staff Privileges:

    • Surgical Center of Coral Gables
    • Eye Care and Surgery Center of Ft. Lauderdale
    • Larkin Community Hospital
  • Claudia Arroyave
    M D
    Special interest in dry eye, Glaucoma disease treatment
    Claudia P. Arroyave O’ Brien, M.D. 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.





    Honors and Awards::

    Dr. Arroyave O’ Brien is a recipient of many awards and honors including:

    • Recognition Award Internship, Hospital San Rafael Bogota Colombia (1986)
    • Magna Cum Laude: Ophthalmology. Hospital Ophthalmologico de Ntra. Sra. De la Luz (1991)
    • Best Resident Paper; Mexican Society of Ophthalmology (1990)
    • Post-Doctoral Fellowship: Comprehensive Ophthalmology. Bascom Palmer Eye Institute (07/1999- 10/2001)
    • Laser Procedure

    Specialties:

    • General Ophthalmology, Dry Eye, Glaucoma Treatment, Pterygium Surgery and Laser Procedures.

    Languages:

    • Dr. Arroyave O’Brien speaks fluent English and Spanish.
  • 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.

  • Alan Lane
    M D
    Board Certified Ophthalmologist
    Dr. Alan Lane is a board certified ophthalmologist who has practiced in South Florida for 40 years. Dr Lane attained a B.S. University of New York Downstate Medical School, in Brooklyn, New York.

    Dr Lane then did an internship at Long Island Jewish Hospital in New Hyde Park, New York City. Upon completing his residency, Dr Lane was the Chief of Ophthalmology at the Naval Academy in Annapolis, Maryland.




    Specialties:

    • Glaucoma Management
    • Geriatric eye care

    Professional Associations:

    • American Academy of Ophthalmology
    • American College of Surgeons

    Education:

    • Tufts University, Medford, Mass.
    • State University of New York, Downstate Medical School, N.Y.
    • Long Island Jewish Hospital, New Hyde Park, N.Y.
    • Mount Sinai Hospital, New York, N.Y.
  • 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.





    Area of Interest:

    • General Ophthalmology
    • Dry Eye
    • Glaucoma Treatment

    Professional Associations:

    • American Academy of Ophthalmology
    • American Medical Association
    • Latin-American Society of Scientific student societies (FELSOCEM) Honorary Member

    Surgical Staff Privileges:

    • Surgical Center of Coral Gables
    • Eye Care and Surgery Center of Ft. Lauderdale

    Honors and Awards:

    • 2007- Best Poster 1st. Year Resident, at the alumni day event. UT Southwestern Medical Center. Dallas, TX: Role of central corneal thickness (CCT) in circadian intraocular pressure (IOP) fluctuations in patients with mild to moderate primary open-angle glaucoma (POAG) Joel Aronowicz, Philip Lieu, Jordon Lubahn, Michael Coleman, Patrick Brooks, Pranav Chitkara, Mohannad Albdour, and Karanjit S Kooner.
    • 2000 - Executive secretary, Scientific Society of Student of Medicine of the Central University of Venezuela(1998-2000),Dean’s Recognition
    • 1999- 1st Place free papers: Aronowicz J, Andarcia C, Armand A, Arrufat A. Prevalence of Labor Stress in a Population of Workers at a Petro-Chemical Industry in Venezuela. XIV International Scientific Congress of the Latin-American Federation of Scientifics Societies of Student of Medicine (FELSOCEM), Panama, Panama.

    Specialties:

    • General ophthalmology, Dry eye and Glaucoma treatment

    Languages:

    • Dr. Aronowicz Gallego speaks fluent English and Spanish

Meet The Optometrist

  • 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.

    Honor and Awards

    • Dr. Arosemena was the recipient of the Best student award, second place among 130 students with an overall GPA 4.5 in Medical School. She was also awarded with the Clinical research Award at the O’Brian Professorship Conference on June 2001 and June 2003 at Tulane University School of Medicine In New Orleans, Louisiana.

    Specialties:

    • Glaucoma, Corneal and External Diseases, Xen and Cypass implant surrgery

    Languages:

    • Dr. Arosemena speaks fluent English and Spanish

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