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Deepak Raja, MD is a native of Englewood, FL. He attended Duke University in Durham, NC for his undergraduate studies and received a degree in biomedical and electrical engineering. He then attended the University of Miami Miller School of Medicine in Miami, FL where he received his medical degree. He stayed on to do his internship at Jackson Memorial Hospital in Miami and completed his ophthalmology residency at Vanderbilt Eye Institute in Nashville, TN. Following this, he did a cornea and external disease fellowship at the University of Minnesota in Minneapolis, MN before joining the University of Alabama-Birmingham as a Clinical Instructor for two years, where he helped teach residents. He was recently appointed as an Assistant Professor at the UCF College of Medicine and is the Ophthalmology advisor for the UCF Ophthalmology Interest Group. Besides being board certified by the American Board of Ophthalmology, he is a member of American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery, the American Academy of Ophthalmology, and the Cornea Society. He is also the current Department Chairman of Ophthalmology for Orlando Health and was recently named one of Orlando’s Best Doctors for 2013! In his spare time, he enjoys public speaking, writing, filming videos, learning Photoshop and being a dad. He is a passionate basketball fan and enjoys cheering on the Orlando Magic and Duke Blue Devils.
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Accredited by: American Board of Ophthalmology*
Age-Related Macular Degeneration
All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
Aphakia and Other Disorders of Lens
Benign Neoplasm of Choroid
Benign Neoplasm of Eye
Contusion of the Eyeball
Corneal Abrasion or Laceration
Diabetic Macular Edema (DME)
Dry Age-Related Macular Degeneration
Fuchs' Corneal Dystrophy
Hypotony of Eye
Retinal Detachment and Retinal Tear
Retinal Vein Occlusion
Retinopathy of Prematurity (ROP)
Uveitis and Iridocyclitis
Anterior Lamellar Keratoplasty (ALK)
Cataract Removal Surgery
Dilation of Outflow Canal
Excision or Destruction of Lesion of Cornea
Extraocular Muscle Surgery
Foreign Body Removal from Eye
Ocular Surface Reconstruction
Paracentesis of Anterior Eye
Reconstructive Eyelid Surgery
Relaxing Incisions, Corneal
Removal of Foreign Body from External Eye
Repair of Eye Laceration
Repair of Retinal Detachment or Retinal Tear
Scleral Reinforcement Surgery
Vitrectomy (incl. Macular Hole Repair)
0 Malpractice Claims
No malpractice history found for Florida.
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.
Univ Of Miami Sch Of Med
Medical School | Graduated 2003
Jackson Memorial Hospital
Internship Hospital | Completed 2004
Vanderbilt University Hospital
Residency Hospital | Completed 2007
University Of Minnesota Medical Center
Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2008
Awards & Recognition
Awards & Honors
Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications
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