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Samantha Xavier, M.D.

Samantha Xavier, M.D.

Specialty

  • Vitreo-Retinal Surgery

Fellowship, Residency, Internship

  • Fellowship: Columbia University Medical Center, Harkness Eye Institute New York, NY Vitreo-retinal Fellowship
  • Residency: Nassau University Medical Center, East Meadow, NY Ophthalmology Residency
  • Internship: Mt. Sinai School of Medicine, Queens Hospital Center, Jamaica, NY Internal Medicine

Education and Training

  • University of Miami, Miller School of Medicine, Miami, FL, Doctor of Medicine
  • University of Miami, Miami, FL, Bachelor of Science in Biology

Professional Experience

  • Attending Physician, Department of Ophthalmology, Nassau University Medical Center
  • Clinical Instructor, Department of Ophthalmology, Columbia University Medical Center

Professional Memberships

  • American Academy of Ophthalmology
  • American Society of Retinal Specialists
  • American Medical Association

Licensure

  • Medical License – NY, FL

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160 Boston Avenue
Altamonte Springs, Florida 32701
(407) 834-7776
(800) 456-8515
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2460 E Highway 50
Clermont, FL 34711
352-708-7080
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ATTENTION FLORIDA EYE CLINIC PATIENTS

While we are not currently seeing patients for routine eye care, we are available to you and yours for urgent care, retina care and emergency visits. Please call us to meet your eye care needs. 407-834-7776

March 20, 2020

Dear Patients,

Many of you have recently been told by our office that your elective cataract surgery has been temporarily cancelled. We have been advised by the American Academy of Ophthalmology, the American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery, and the Centers for Disease Control that we should stop all elective surgery immediately as a result of the Coronavirus epidemic. This recommendation includes cataract surgery and is in effect until further notice.

As surgeons we could never have imagined a situation in which we would not be allowed to offer a life changing procedure like cataract surgery. However, these are exceptional times. The recommendations to cease surgery are designed to protect the public health and to stop the spread of this disease.

As soon as we hear that this ban on elective surgery has been lifted, and that it is safe to offer surgery, our office will contact you to reschedule your procedure. Please do not call the office to ask for a reschedule date at this time as we do not know when we will be given the directive to restart surgery.

We appreciate your patience. Until then stay safe, and stay home.

Best regards,
Harry R. Pappas, M.D.
Peter Gruenberg, M.D.
Ross Parks, M.D.
James Jochum, M.D.
Catherine Wang, M.D.
Myhanh Nguyen, M.D.
David Letbetter, M.D.
Michelle Cho, M.D.
Bradley Shoss, M.D.
Thomas Steedle, M.D.
Samantha Xavier, M.D.
Stephanie Terrill, M.D.
Paul Chiranand, M.D.


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