Dr. Bryan Garruto, MD

Dr. Bryan Garruto, MD

Ophthalmology  |  
Male  |  
48 y/o

Accepting new patients

Dr. Bryan Garruto, MD is an ophthalmology specialist in Sebring, FL and has been practicing for 8 years. He graduated from University Of Medicine and Dentistry Of New Jersey / Newark in 2001 and specializes in ophthalmology.Read his story

Newsom Eye & Laser Center

4211 US Highway 27 N

Sebring, FL 33870
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Accepted insurance

  • Aetna
  • AvMed
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Florida
  • Cigna
  • Coventry Health Care
  • Florida Hospital Healthcare System
  • Government Employees Health Association (GEHA)
  • Humana
  • Medicaid
  • Medico
  • MultiPlan
  • PHCS
  • Tricare
  • UnitedHealthCare

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Top Care Areas


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

Dry Age-Related Macular Degeneration
very high
more than 98% of peers
Benign Neoplasm of Choroid
very high
more than 96% of peers
Benign Neoplasm of Eye
very high
more than 96% of peers

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Dr. Garruto's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Garruto "Dr. Garruto is a Board Certified Ophthalmologist with medical retina and cornea fellowships. He brings to us an abundance of knowledge and experience, specializing in the treatment of Retina, Diabetic Retinopothy, Macular Degeneration, and other diseases of the retina. His expertise of the cornea includes Dry Eyes, Conjuntivitis, Keratitis and Transplants. Education Medical Retina Fellowship, Southern Eye Associates, Raleigh, North Carolina Cornea Fellowship, University of South Florida Eye Institute, Tampa, Florida Residency in Ophthalmology, University of South Florida, Tampa, Florida Transitional Year Internship, Mary Imogene Bassett Hospital, Cooperstown, New York Doctor of Medicine, New Jersey Medical School, Newark, New Jersey Bachelor of Science in Biology, Rutgers University, New Brunswick, New Jersey Bachelor of Science in History, Swarthmore College, Swarthmore, Pennsylvania Noteworthy Accomplishments Advanced Fellowship training in both Corneal and Retinal Diseases Published in Behavioral Neuroscience Journal, "Rhinal Cortex Lesions Impair Simultaneous Olfactory Discrimination Learning in Rats" "Safety of LASIK performed on eyes with thin corneas" Resident research project Medical Licensure in both Florida and North Carolina Governing Association Member to Allocations and Academic Affairs Committees Member of Alpha Sigma Lambda Honor Society Student Representative to the Psychiatry Curriculum Review Committee, Rutgers University Professional Associations American Academy of Ophthalmology "


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  • Ophthalmology

Board Certifications

  • Ophthalmology
    Accredited by: American Board of Ophthalmology*

Conditions Treated

  • Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Anterior Ischemic Optic Neuropathy
  • Anterior Scleritis
  • Aphakia and Other Disorders of Lens
  • Astigmatism
  • Benign Neoplasm of Choroid
  • Benign Neoplasm of Eye
  • Benign Tumor
  • Blind Hypertensive Eye
  • Blindness
  • Cancer
  • Chorioretinal Scars
  • Choroidal Neovascular Membranes (CNVM)
  • Conjunctival Hemorrhage
  • Degenerative Disorders of Globe
  • Drooping Eyelids (Ptosis)
  • Drusen
  • Dry Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Ectropion of Eyelid
  • Entropion
  • Eye Cancer
  • Floaters
  • Fuchs' Corneal Dystrophy
  • Hyphema
  • Iridocyclitis
  • Lazy Eye
  • Macular Edema
  • Ocular Hypertension
  • Pars Planitis
  • Progressive High Myopia
  • Retina Diseases
  • Retinal Dystrophy
  • Thyroid Disease
  • Uveitis and Iridocyclitis


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  • Anterior Vitrectomy
  • Cornea Surgery
  • Cornea Transplant
  • Excision of Chalazion
  • Eye Examination
  • Eye Procedure
  • Eye Surgery
  • Eyelid Surgery
  • Foreign Body Removal from Eye
  • Glaucoma Surgery
  • Glaucoma Treatment
  • Intraocular Lens Implant Surgery
  • Iridotomy
  • Laser Surgery
  • Pterygium Surgery
  • Removal of Foreign Body from External Eye
  • Repair of Entropion or Ectropion
  • Vitrectomy (incl. Macular Hole Repair)
  • Vitreoretinal Surgery
  • YAG Laser Capsulotomy

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.


  • Swarthmore College
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1992
  • University Of Medicine and Dentistry Of New Jersey / Newark
    Medical School | Graduated 2001
  • Bassett Healthcare
    Internship Hospital | Completed 2002
  • University Of South Florida / College Of Medicine
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2005
  • Southern Eye Associates
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2010
  • University Of South Florida / College Of Medicine
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2006

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Garruto has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Garruto's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Garruto to family and friends
based on 2 total reviews (1 with a comment)

Likelihood to Recommend (2)

  • 5
  • 4
  • 3
  • 2
  • 1

Dr. Garruto's Performance

Explains condition(s) well
Answers Questions
Time well spent

Office & Staff Performance

Office environment
Staff friendliness
Average wait time
16 to 30 minutes

Patient Comments (1)

in Lake Placid, FL
I really appreciate his calm demeanor and aggressive yet steady treatment. I've seen him with my mom actually explain what is and what isn't worrisome with manual degeneration and really appreciate his tike with her, she gets really nervous with doctors but felt good with him. Even I got to ask a...more
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