Pellegrino Vision
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Michael Pellegrino






Nova Southeastern University College of Optometry       Ft. Lauderdale, FL

     Doctor of Optometry

     May 2004 




University of Waterloo                                                        Waterloo, ON

     Bachelor of Honors Science, Biology                            Canada 

     December 1999




Aran Eye Associates                                

Externship in Ocular Disease, Honors     

November 2003 – Febuary 2004                        

  Miami, FL  


Nova Southeastern University 

Ft.Lauderdale FL                                                                                   

North Miami  Eye Center for Primary Care         

        May –June 2003, Honors

    Geriatrics & Low Vision                                    

June -August 2003, Pass+

Binocular Vision & Pediatrics

      August – November 2003, Honors

Cornea & Contact Lens Clinic

August –November 2003, Pass+

Eye Centers of South Florida 

Externship in Ocular Disease, Honors     

Febuary 2004 – May  2004

Miami, FL   


Nova Southeastern University 

Ft. Lauderdale, FL                              

Primary Care Clinic                             

                  Spring 2003,

                  Fall 2002,

                  Summer 2002



Rand Eye Institute; Pompano Beach , Florida        June 2006 to 2007

Optometric Physician – Full Time

Provided full scope optometric care for one of the largest referral sites in South

Worked directly with some of the finest Optomologists, including five general ophthalmologists, a corneal specialist, a neuro-ophthamologist, and an oculoplastic specialist.

Managed and gained proficiency in Pre- and Post-op care of Cataract, LASIK, Epi-Lasik, LASEK, CK, glaucoma and corneal transplants.

Specialized in Refractive Surgical cases with Advanced Accommodating IOL’s and high definition lenses specifically Crystalens, Rezoom, Restore, and Tecnus.

Provided Patent Consultations and Examinations for Refractive Surgery.


South Florida Vision; West Palm Beach, Florida       June 2005 to 2006

Optometric Physician – Full Time

Full scope optometric services in a managed care system with emphasis on primary care, geriatrics, and pathology.

Responsible for post-op refractions and co-management of glaucoma, cataracts, and ARMD.






Luxottica Award

Presented to a graduating student who demonstrated excellence in clinical Pediatric care and Vision Therapy 

Administration of Injectable Pharmaceuticals 

National Board of Examiners in Optometry

Canadian Standard Assessment in Optometry (CSAO).                                      

CPR Certified                                                                                                    
Royal Life Saving Society Canada Bronze Medallion & Bronze Cross
Junior and Senior resuscitation certificates (R.L.S.S.C. training)

        Certified Personal Trainer


May 2004



Dec. 2002









 Feb 2005






Vision Screening Pre-School Children, Nova Southeastern University

Research Assistant, 2002

The purpose of the study was to test the validity and reliability of the current vision screening requirements for pre-school children for the state of Florida.






BSK Honor Society                                                   2001 - 2004

American Optometric Student Association             2000 – 2004

        Florida Optometric Association                              2004- present

        Ontario College of  Optometrists














Brad Peltzer, O.D.       

Aran Eye Associates     

Phone: (305) 535-1500 

Scott Schatz, O.D., Ph.D.,F.A.A.O.

Professor of Optometry         





Mary Bartuccio, O.D.  

Professor of Optometry 

Binocular Vision Dept.         

Phone: (954) 262-1409                      

Lanelle S. Williams, O.D.

Eye Centers of South Florida

Optometric Director

Phone: (305) 947-0027



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