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Russell A. Pecoraro, MD

Ophthalmologist in Jacksonville, FL

Russell A. Pecoraro, MD
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Russell Pecoraro, M.D.  is a Board Certified Ophthalmologist and one of the only full-time retina specialists in Clay County. Clay Eye has established The Northeast Florida Macular Degeneration and Diabetes Eye Institute, the first full-time center in Clay County dedicated to diseases of the retina. Dr. Pecoraro’s special interests include macular degeneration, diabetic retinopathy, retinal vascular occlusions, inflammatory diseases of the eye, retinal holes, breaks, tears, or detachment, flashes and floaters, laser treatment of the retina, and medical, surgical management of glaucoma and laser cataract surgery.

Education & Training:

Medical Degree:

  • Upstate Medical University, Syracuse, NY
  • St. Joseph’s Hospital Health Center, Syracuse, NY


  • Ophthalmology, University of Kentucky, Lexington, KY


  • Retina, University of Kentucky, Lexington, KY


  • Board Certified Ophthalmologist, American Board of Ophthalmology
  • LenSx Laser Cataract Surgery

Professional Organizations:

  • American Academy of Ophthalmology
  • Florida Society of Ophthalmology
  • American Society of Retina Specialists
  • Christian Ophthalmology Society
  • Florida Medical Association
  • Clay County Medical Society

Areas of Interest:

  • Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Diabetic Retinopathy
  • Retinal Vascular Occlusions
  • Inflammatory Diseases of the Eye (Uveitis)
  • Retinal Holes, Breaks, Tears or Detachments
  • Flashes & Floaters
  • Laser Treatment of the Retina
  • Medical and Surgical Management of Glaucoma
  • Laser Cataract Surgery

Russell A. Pecoraro, MD is currently accepting new patients.

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