Dr. Brent Bellotte, MD

Dr. Brent Bellotte, MD

Ophthalmology  ·  
Male  ·  
43 y/o

Accepting new patients

Dr. Brent Bellotte, MD is an ophthalmology specialist in Boca Raton, FL and has been practicing for 13 years. He specializes in ophthalmology, cataract surgery, and more.Read his story

West Boca Eye Center

9325 Glades Rd Ste 201

Boca Raton, FL 33434
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Insurance Accepted

  • Accepts most major Health Plans. Please contact our office for details.
  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Florida
  • Cigna
  • Coventry Health Care
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan
  • Tricare
  • UnitedHealthCare

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Top Care Areas

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very high
more than 91% of peers
very high
more than 91% of peers
Eyelid Surgery
more than 86% of peers

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Dr. Bellotte's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Bellotte "Brent Bellotte, MD is board certified by the American Board of Ophthalmology. He completed his ophthalmology training from Texas Tech University Department of Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences where the department heads selected him for the prestigious chief designation of his residency program. During this time he was honored with the coveted Grand Rounds Presentation Award from Texas Tech University. Prior to this, he graduated summa cum laude with honors in biology from West Virginia University, then remained in his home state to receive his medical degree from West Virginia University School of Medicine. At that time, he graduated in the top 10% of the class with honors in nearly every medical specialty. He received the of the Award of Excellence from West Virginia University School of Medicine for outstanding class rank. He also received the acclaimed Peggy Preston Tertiary Scholarship, the Hurlbutt Memorial Endowment, and was awarded the Spurlock Fellowship for work sequencing retroviral DNA. Additionally, he was elected as a judge for the Van Liere Research Convocation. His recent accomplishments include being chosen for the Castle Connolly American Top Doctor 2015-2017 award as well as the Patient's Choice Award. Dr. Bellotte served as a founding father for the Eye Physicians of Florida Ophthalmology Mega group and served as a consulting member of the advisory board for BlueCross/Blue Shield. In addition to these accomplishments he served as a consulting founder of HipaaBridge, a secure medical texting phone application that has now been adopted by many prominent hospital systems. Dr. Brent Bellotte maintains active memberships in the American Academy of Ophthalmology, American Society of Cataract of Refractive Surgeons, Florida Society of Ophthalmology, and the Palm Beach Ophthalmology Society. Currently Brent Bellotte, MD is a board member of the Palm Beach County Ophthalmology Society. He is an active ophthalmology expert consultant for Medicare. Additionally, he is considered a thought leader and has been asked to be a speaker for ophthalmology medical and surgical devices for many ophthalmic corporations including Glaukos, Sun Ophthalmics, and Optos. On a more personal note his hobbies include devoting much of his time to continuing medical education activities and attending and lecturing at ophthalmology conferences. He also researches and oversees the implementation of healthcare IT and network management technology in the medical environment. Furthermore, he is a certified private pilot by the federal aviation administration."


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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Bellotte "Dr. Bellote hopes to give you a very personal experience that is unparalleled in care, comfort, congeniality, and compassion. He aims to treat his patients as he would want his own family members treated. This means that he strives to make sure his patients are comfortable, well-informed, and treated with the utmost care and concern."

3  Specialties

  • Ophthalmology
  • Cataract Surgery
  • Ophthalmic Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery

1  Board Certifications

  • Ophthalmology
    Accredited by: American Board of Ophthalmology*

95  Conditions Treated

  • Accidental Eye Injuries
  • Acute Angle-Closure Glaucoma
  • Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Allergic Conjunctivitis
  • Aphakia and Other Disorders of Lens
  • Astigmatism
  • Bacterial Conjunctivitis
  • Bell's Palsy
  • Benign Neoplasm of Choroid
  • Benign Neoplasm of Eye
  • Benign Tumor
  • Binocular Vision Disorder
  • Black Eye
  • Blepharitis
  • Blurred Vision
  • Cataract
  • Chemical Burn - Eyes
  • Chronic Eye Diseases
  • Color Blindness
  • Conjunctival Hemorrhage
  • Contusion of the Eyeball
  • Corneal Abrasion or Laceration
  • Corneal Diseases
  • Corneal Flash Burns
  • Corneal Scar
  • Corneal Ulcer
  • Dacryoadenitis
  • Diabetes-Like Blepharitis
  • Diabetes-Like Retinal Edema
  • Diabetic Macular Edema (DME)
  • Diabetic Retinopathy
  • Dilatation
  • Diplopia
  • Drooping Eyelids (Ptosis)
  • Drusen
  • Dry Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Dry Eyes
  • Ectropion of Eyelid
  • Entropion
  • Exotropia
  • Eye Cancer
  • Eye Infections
  • Eye Injuries
  • Eye Muscle Disorders
  • Eye Strain
  • Eyebrow Disorders
  • Eyelid Disorders
  • Eyelid Eczema
  • Eyelid Lesions
  • Farsightedness
  • Floaters
  • Focal Chorioretinitis and Focal Retinochoroiditis
  • Foreign Body in Eye
  • Glaucoma
  • Glaucoma - Iridogoniodysgenesia
  • Glaucoma - Sleep Apnea
  • Hazy Vision
  • Idiopathic Intracranial Hypertension
  • Keratitis
  • Low Vision
  • Macular Edema
  • Macular Hole
  • Marfan Syndrome
  • Night Blindness
  • Nystagmus
  • Ophthalmoplegia
  • Optic Nerve Disorder
  • Optic Neuritis
  • Optic Neuropathy
  • Pinguecula
  • Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
  • Poor Color Vision
  • Primary Open Angle Glaucoma
  • Pterygium
  • Reading Disorders
  • Refractive Error
  • Refractive Eye Disorders
  • Retina Diseases
  • Retinal Artery Occlusion
  • Retinal Degeneration
  • Retinal Edema
  • Retinal Hemorrhage
  • Retinal Migraine
  • Retinal Scarring
  • Senile Cataracts
  • Strabismus-Like Double Vision
  • Stye
  • Trichiasis
  • Ulcer
  • Vision Impairment
  • Vision Loss
  • Visual Field Defects
  • Vitreous Hemorrhage
  • Watering Eyes
  • Wet Age-Related Macular Degeneration


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58  Procedures

  • Anterior Vitrectomy
  • Biopsy of Cornea
  • Blepharoplasty
  • B-Scan Ultrasound
  • Cataract Removal Surgery
  • Clear Lens Extraction
  • Contact Lens Exams
  • Cornea Surgery
  • Cornea Transplant
  • Destruction of Lesion of Retina and Choroid
  • Diabetes Eye Care
  • Diabetic Eye Exam
  • Dilation of Outflow Canal
  • Drainage of Conjunctival Cyst
  • Epi-LASIK Eye Surgery
  • Excision of Chalazion
  • Excision or Destruction of Lesion of Cornea
  • Eye Drops
  • Eye Examination
  • Eye Injection
  • Eye Patch
  • Eye Procedure
  • Eye Surgery
  • Eyeglasses
  • Eyelid Surgery
  • Foreign Body Removal from Eye
  • Glaucoma Medical Therapy
  • Glaucoma Surgery
  • Glaucoma Treatment
  • Laser Office Procedure
  • Laser Surgery
  • Ocular Inflammation (Uveitis) Treatment
  • Ocular Surface Reconstruction
  • Orbital Decompression and Orbitotomy
  • Paracentesis of Anterior Eye
  • Prism Lenses
  • Pterygium Surgery
  • Reconstructive Eyelid Surgery
  • Refractive Lens Exchange
  • Refractive Surgery
  • Removal of Foreign Body from External Eye
  • Repair of Entropion or Ectropion
  • Repair of Eye Laceration
  • Repair of Lid Retraction
  • Repair of Retinal Detachment or Retinal Tear
  • Retinal Laser Surgery
  • Retinal Surgery
  • Retinal Testing
  • Scatter Laser Treatment
  • Soft Contact Lenses
  • Strabismus Examination
  • Strabismus Surgery
  • Tear Drainage Surgery
  • Tear Duct Surgery
  • Ultrasound
  • Vitrectomy (incl. Macular Hole Repair)
  • Vitreoretinal Surgery


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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.


  • West Virginia University
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1997
  • West Virginia University
    Medical School | Graduated 2001
  • Texas Tech
    Internship Hospital | Completed 2001
  • Charleston Area Medical Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2002
  • Texas Tech University
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2005

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
  • Top Doc Award in the Boca Observer, 2016
Media & Publications

Dr. Bellotte has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Portuguese
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

  • American Academy of Ophthalmology, Member
  • American Society of Cataract of Refractive Surgeons, Member
  • Florida Society of Ophthalmology, Member
  • Palm Beach Ophthalmology Society, Vice President

Dr. Bellotte's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Bellotte to family and friends
428 total reviews (213 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (428)

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Dr. Bellotte'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
Dr. Bellotte Says:

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Patient Comments (213)

Dr. Bellotte and his team provide excellent care and service. This eye specialist takes the time to explain what is wrong and how it is going to get fixed. Thanks!
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He and his staff are pronominal. I can now see without glasses. Prior to my cataract surgeries my right eye was basically blind, 5 Stars is not enough for this Doctor and his staff. When you go make sure you say Hi to Maddie.. Clint Painter
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The best ophthalmologist in South Florida!
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Highly recommended!! Dr. Bellotte, Dr. Silva and Dr. Nezgoda are three of thee most amazing doctors I’ve ever met ! The staff at WBEC are not to be forgotten because they all represent this office with warm, caring and professional attitudes. The office itself is so inviting and clean. The girls at...more
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Dr. Bellotte and his staff are extremely kind and patient. I had severe astigmatism and was a difficult case. I had LASIK surgery late afternoon, and was 20/20 by the next morning! Dr. Bellotte was very thorough with his exam process, diagnosis, procedure, and follow-up. I strongly recommend him...more
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