Alberto Aran, M.D. is a board certified from the American Academy of Ophthalmology and American Board Certified from the American Board of Eye Surgeons. He is the medical director at Aran Eye Associates and the Laser Center of Coral Gables, a TLC affiliate. Dr. Aran completed his corneal and external disease fellowship at Tulane University School of Medicine in New Orleans, Louisiana. He received his ophthalmology residency training at Tulane University of Medicine where he also finished his internal medicine internships and completed his medical degree with honors in 1981.
Dr. Aran’s vast clinical experience includes over 80,000 surgical procedures and 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. Dr. Aran has been the recipient of many prestigious honors and awards including:
Honors and Awards:
- Men for Others Awards- Belen Jesuit Prep High School- Alumni Award- “1991”
- Visx Staar- Top 100 Surgeons in the country “1999”
- Lion’s International Appreciation Award “2002”
- Boy Scouts of America- Hispanic Heritage Award ”2007”
- Outstanding Eye Alumni- Tulane University School of Medicine “2010”
Cataract and external Diseases, Cornea Transplant Surgery, Intraocular Lens LASIK and Refractive Vision Correction.
Languages: Dr. Aran speaks fluent English and Spanish