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Gerard D’Aversa, MD

Cornea, Laser Cataract & Refractive Surgeon

Gerard D’Aversa, MD, is a board-certified ophthalmologist with vast experience in cornea, cataract and refractive surgery. He graduated summa cum laude and…

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NewsJanuary 15, 2019

New, Larger Valley Stream Location at 70 East Sunrise Highway

OCLI, a Spectrum Vision Partners managed practice, has relocated its Valley Stream office to a new, larger space at 70 East Sunrise Highway, Suite 400, Valley Stream, NY 11581. The new location will enable the practice to better serve the needs of its patients. According to Gerard D’Aversa, MD, “After serving the Valley Stream community…

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NewsApril 24, 2018

OCLI Hosts Its Latest Continuing Education Event

Thank you to the over 200 optometrists that were in attendance during our latest continuing education event for optometry held yesterday. Glenn Stoller, MD, Gerard D’Aversa, MD, Eric Donnenfeld, MD, Chad Hummel, MD, Marta McKeague, MD, Ronald Caronia, MD, Qanta Ahmed, MD, Daniel Garibaldi, MD and Surajit Saha, MD presented on various ophthalmic topics to…

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Biography

Gerard D’Aversa, MD, is a board-certified ophthalmologist with vast experience in cornea, cataract and refractive surgery. He graduated summa cum laude and Phi Beta Kappa from the State University of New York at Albany with a Bachelor of Science degree in biology. Dr. D’Aversa graduated at the top of his class at Albert Einstein College of Medicine, where he was inducted into the Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Medical Society. He finished his residency in ophthalmology at Long Island Jewish Medical Center and completed a fellowship in cornea and external disease at the University of Florida College of Medicine in Gainesville.

He specializes in performing topical, suture-less, clear corneal cataract surgery; Femtosecond laser assisted cataract surgery; corneal transplants; and laser vision correction. Dr. D’Aversa’s accomplishments have been featured on television news reports, as well as being printed in the Daily News and Newsday. He has written numerous journal articles and authored a textbook chapter, and he has given frequent lectures locally and nationally. Dr. D’Aversa has received numerous humanitarian awards due to his philanthropic work including medical mission trips to Ghana, Africa and Grenada, West Indies. Dr. D’Aversa is a member of numerous professional societies including the following: American Academy of Ophthalmology, American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgeons and the New York Ophthalmological Society.

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