Orlando Ophthalmologist – Javier A. Perez, MD, FACS

Orlando Ophthalmologist, Orlando Ophthalmology

Education:

  • Glaucoma Fellowship, Emory University, Atlanta, GA, July 2011 to July 2012.
  • Ophthalmology Residency, University of Florida, Gainesville, FL, July 2008 to June 2011.
  • Undersea/Diving Medical Officer, Naval Undersea Medicine Institute, Groton, CT and Naval Diving and Salvage Training Command, Panama City, FL, July 2005 to December 2005.
  • Transitional Internship, National Naval Medical Center, Bethesda, MD, July 2004 to June 2005.
  • M.D., University of Puerto Rico, School of Medicine, San Juan, PR, August 2000 to June 4, 2004 (Magna Cum Laude).
  • B.S. in Biology, University of Puerto Rico, San Juan, PR, August 1995 to Dec 1999 (Cum Laude).

Work Experience: 

  • US Navy, Diving Medical Officer,  July 2004 – June 2008.
  • US Navy Reserves, Medical Officer, August 2008 – August 2011.
  • Orlando VA Medical Center, Ophthalmologist,  August 2012 – February 2016.
  • Orlando Eye Specialists, PA, Owner,  May 30, 2013 – Present.

Academic Appointments:

  • University of Central Florida College of Medicine: Assistant Professor of Ophthalmology.
  • UTMB Department of Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences: Adjunct Assistant Professor.

Certifications:

  • Glaucoma Specialist
  • Board Certified by the America Board of Ophthalmology
  • Fellow of the American College of Surgeons

Medical Licenses:

  • Florida
  • Georgia
  • Virginia

Memberships:

American Academy Of Ophthalmology

American Glaucoma Society

Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Society

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Military Service:

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Dr. Perez proudly served in the U.S. Navy from 2004 to 2011 as member of the Navy Medical Corps.  During this time, his Transitional Medical Internship was completed at the National Naval Medical Center in Bethesda, Maryland.  Following internship, he began rigorous training at the Naval Undersea Medicine Institute in Groton, Connecticut and concluded instruction at the Naval Diving and Salvage Training Center in Panama City, Florida.  Once accomplishing this, he was stationed at the Pearl Harbor Naval Shipyard in Hawaii where he worked as an Undersea and Diving Medical Officer.  During his tour of duty, he provided medical support to the Pearl Harbor Naval Shipyard, the Submarine Pacific  Fleet and U.S. Navy Dive School at Ford Island, Hawaii.   After finishing his active duty commitment, heserved three additional years in the Navy Reserves at the Jacksonville Naval Air Station in Florida.  Dr. Perez was honorably discharged from the Navy with the rank of Lieutenant Commander.

Languages:

  • English
  • Spanish

Biography:

Dr. Perez was born in Ponce, Puerto Rico and is the second oldest of Cesar and Millie’s four children.  After years of travel and training, he established his private and professional life in Orlando, Fl.  He is happily married to Dr. Lindsey  Koss , Ob-Gyn in Winter Park, FL.   In his free time, Dr. Perez enjoys speding time with his twin boys, running, jogging, scuba diving and skiing.

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