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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.


  • Upstate Medical University, Syracuse, NY (Medical School)
  • St. Joseph’s Hospital Health Center, Syracuse, NY (Internship)
  • University of Kentucky (Ophthalmology Residency)
  • University of Kentucky (Retina Fellowship)
  • Associate Clinical Instructor to resident ophthalmologists and surgeons
    (University of Kentucky & Veterans Hospital Administration)
  • Board Certified in Ophthalmology
  • LenSx Laser Cataract Surgery Certified

Professional Organizations:

  • Florida Society of Ophthalmology
  • American Academy of Ophthalmology
  • Christian Ophthalmology Society
  • Florida Medical Association

Special interests include:

  • Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Diabetic Retinopathy
  • Retinal Vascular Occlusions
  • Inflammatory diseases of the eye (uvetius)
  • Retinal Holes, Breaks, Tears, or Detachments
  • Flashes and Floaters
  • Argon 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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