Dr. Albert Smolyar, MD

Dr. Albert Smolyar, MD

Ophthalmology  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 50
Dr. Albert Smolyar, MD is an ophthalmology specialist in Fort Myers, FL and has been practicing for 19 years. He graduated from Kursk State Medical University in 1991 and specializes in ophthalmology, cataract surgery, and more.Read his story

6850 International Center Blvd

Fort Myers, FL 33912

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Beech Street (Multiplan)
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Bluegrass Family Health
  • ChoiceCare Network
  • Cigna
  • Cooperative Care and Hospital Agreement
  • CorVel
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Top Care Areas

See how frequently Dr. Smolyar performs your care needs compared to other doctors.

very high
more than 97% of peers
Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
more than 85% of peers
Senile Cataracts
more than 82% of peers

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Dr. Smolyar's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Smolyar "Ben Gurion University, Ashkelon, Israel. Ophthalmology residency 1994-1997 Michigan State University, East Lansing, MI. Neuro-Ophthalmology Fellowship, 1998- 1999 University of Louisville, Louisville, KY Ophthalmology Residency, 2006 John Hopkins University, Baltimore, Maryland. Course in LASIK, PRK and Custom View Catalys Laser Cataract Surgery Certification. 8/2016"

Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Smolyar "Delivering the best visual outcomes for my patients."

4  Specialties

  • Ophthalmology
  • Cataract Surgery
  • Cornea & Refractive Surgery
  • Neuro-Ophthalmology

1  Board Certifications

  • Ophthalmology
    Accredited by: American Board of Ophthalmology*

41  Conditions Treated

  • Aphakia and Other Disorders of Lens
  • Brain Disorders
  • Cancer
  • Cataract
  • Conjunctival Hemorrhage
  • Corneal Diseases
  • Corneal Ulcer
  • Diabetic Retinopathy
  • Diplopia
  • Drooping Eyelids (Ptosis)
  • Dry Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Dry Eyes
  • Ectropion of Eyelid
  • Entropion
  • Esotropia
  • Exotropia
  • Eye Infections
  • Eyelid Disorders
  • Farsightedness
  • Floaters
  • Fuchs' Corneal Dystrophy
  • Glaucoma
  • Headache
  • Keratoconus
  • Lazy Eye
  • Macular Edema
  • Macular Hole
  • Migraine
  • Nystagmus
  • Ocular Hypertension
  • Optic Neuritis
  • Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
  • Retina Diseases
  • Retinal Detachment and Retinal Tear
  • Senile Cataracts
  • Strabismus
  • Strabismus-Like Double Vision
  • Temporal Arteritis
  • Thyroid Disease
  • Visual Field Defects
  • Wet Age-Related Macular Degeneration
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13  Procedures

  • Blepharoplasty
  • Cataract Removal Surgery
  • Eye Surgery
  • Eyelid Surgery
  • Femtosecond Laser-Assisted Cataract Surgery
  • Foreign Body Removal from Eye
  • Laser Cataract Surgery
  • Oculoplastic Surgery
  • Photorefractive Keratectomy (PRK)
  • Ptosis (Eyelids) Surgery
  • Repair of Brow Ptosis and Blepharoptosis
  • Repair of Entropion or Ectropion

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Florida.

0 Sanctions

No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

0 Board Actions

No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.


  • Kursk State Medical University
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1987
  • Kursk State Medical University
    Medical School | Graduated 1991
  • University of Louisville
    Internship Hospital | Completed 2003
  • University of Louisville
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2009
  • Michigan State University
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1999
  • Ophthalmology Residency
    Other Education | Completed 2000

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Smolyar has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Hebrew
  • Russian

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Smolyar's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Smolyar to family and friends
45 total reviews (14 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (45)

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  • 3
  • 2
  • 1

Dr. Smolyar's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (14)

Dr. Smolyar is an outstanding physician. He is quite knowledgable about all issues involving the eye and the steps necessary in correcting eye problems. He is very professional and respectful to all his patients. I highly recommend Koby Karp Doctors Eye Institute as well as Dr. Smolyar in...more
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I needed cataract surgery. Eyes bad since I was 9 (now 64), progressively worsened over the years. I am now 20/20 in both without hard contacts! He explained all of my options, was very patient and took as much time as needed to explain things to me. Neither eye had any pain or issues afterwards,...more
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He has diagnosed and performed cataract surgery in both of my eyes. I have had no complaints and now have 20/20 vision. He was very easy to work with and explained everything very well.
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My cataract surgery has been highly successful even though I had lasic surgery 16 years ago. I chose monovision, and I can read well without glasses and have 20/20 vision in the eye corrected for distance.
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Dr. Smolyar performed my cataract surgery. I had one eye done and the next week we did the other eye. My vision is incredible! My vision had been deteriorating over time and I never enjoyed wearing my glasses. They had become very difficult to correct with contacts. I had the Restor lens implanted...more
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