Dr. Frank Venzara III, MD

Dr. Frank Venzara III, MD

Vitreoretinal Disease & Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 37
Dr. Frank Venzara III, MD is a vitreoretinal disease specialist in Merritt Island, FL and has been practicing for 4 years. He graduated from Bascom Palmer Eye Institute in 2008 and specializes in vitreoretinal disease & surgery, diabetes medicine, and more.Read his story

280 N Sykes Creek Pkwy Ste B

Merritt Island, FL 32953

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  • AARP
  • Argus Insurance
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Florida
  • Careplus
  • Cigna
  • Federal Employee Program (FEP)
  • Freedom Health
  • Health First Health Plans
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Top Care Areas

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Vitreous Hemorrhage
very high
more than 99% of peers
Eye Surgery
very high
more than 99% of peers
Retinal Neovascularization
very high
more than 94% of peers

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Dr. Venzara III's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Venzara III "Dr. Venzara is a native of Merritt Island, Florida. He received a Bio-medical Engineering Degree and Medical Degree from the University of Miami, Miami FL. Dr. Venzara spent a full year performing research at the prestigious Bascom Palmer Eye Institute where he published articles in peer reviewed journals and presented his work at multiple national meetings. Dr. Venzara went on to Texas A&M Scott & White Eye Institute where he completed a 4 year internship and ophthalmology residency training program and served as Chief Resident. Following residency, Dr. Venzara completed a 2 year surgical retina fellowship at one of the most surgically intensive retina programs in the country. While at the Retina Consultants of Alabama fellowship program at UAB Callahan Eye Hospital, Dr. Venzara performed over 1,100 retina surgery cases, which is greater than 2.5 times the national average for retina fellows. Dr. Venzara is Board Certified by the American Board of Ophthalmology and a member of the American Society of Retina Specialists, American Academy of Ophthalmology, Florida Society of Ophthalmology, and the Christian Ophthalmology Society. Dr. Venzara serves as Associate Professor of Ophthalmology for the University of Central Florida School of Medicine. Dr. Venzara is also involved in mission work. He has performed numerous eye surgeries in Mexico, Haiti, and Nicaragua over the past decade. In 2014 he received the Central Florida Humanitarian Award for assisting the needy locally and around the world."
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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Venzara III "It is such a pleasure to serve you here at Florida Retina Specialists. We are a  medical practice that provides world-class comprehensive medical and surgical  retinal eye care. Our goal is to provide the highest quality retina care to our  patients. We strive to maintain a humble servant attitude as we meet the eye  needs of those in our community.

Patients of Dr. Venzara are impressed with the amount of time he spends with them explaining and educating them about their condition and treatment."

3  Specialties

  • Vitreoretinal Disease & Surgery
  • Diabetes Medicine
  • Ophthalmology

1  Board Certifications

  • Ophthalmology
    Accredited by: American Board of Ophthalmology*

96  Conditions Treated

  • Acute Endophthalmitis
  • Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Aphakia and Other Disorders of Lens
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Benign Neoplasm of Choroid
  • Benign Tumor
  • Blepharitis
  • Blind Hypotensive Eye
  • Blindness
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain Disorders
  • Breast Diseases
  • Calcium Metabolism Disorders
  • Cancer
  • Cataract
  • Central Serous Chorioretinopathy
  • Chalazion
  • Chorioretinal Scars
  • Chorioretinitis
  • Choroidal Neovascular Membranes (CNVM)
  • Chronic Endophthalmitis
  • Conjunctival Hemorrhage
  • Contusion of the Eyeball
  • Corneal Abrasion or Laceration
  • Corneal Diseases
  • Corneal Erosion
  • Corneal Ulcer
  • Degenerative Disorders of Globe
  • Diabetes Mellitus, Secondary
  • Diabetes Type 1
  • Diabetes Type 2
  • Diabetic Macular Edema (DME)
  • Diabetic Retinopathy
  • Diplopia
  • Drooping Eyelids (Ptosis)
  • Drusen
  • Dry Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Dry Eyes
  • Endophthalmitis
  • Esotropia
  • Eye Cancer
  • Eye Infections
  • Eye Injuries
  • Eyelid Disorders
  • Floaters
  • Fuchs' Corneal Dystrophy
  • Glaucoma
  • Graves' Disease
  • Gynecomastia
  • Headache
  • Herpetic Keratitis
  • Hypercalcemia
  • Hyperkalemia
  • Hyperlipidemia
  • Hyphema
  • Hypopyon
  • Hypothyroidism
  • Hypotony of Eye
  • Iridocyclitis
  • Keratitis
  • Kidney Disease
  • Lazy Eye
  • Lipid Disorders
  • Macular Degeneration
  • Macular Edema
  • Macular Hole
  • Ocular Hypertension
  • Optic Neuritis
  • Osteoporosis
  • Presbyopia
  • Progressive High Myopia
  • Pterygium
  • Purulent Endophthalmitis
  • Retina Diseases
  • Retinal Detachment and Retinal Tear
  • Retinal Dystrophy
  • Retinal Hemorrhage
  • Retinal Ischemia
  • Retinal Migraine
  • Retinal Neovascularization
  • Retinal Vein Occlusion
  • Retinopathy of Prematurity (ROP)
  • Retinoschisis
  • Senile Cataracts
  • Stye
  • Sympathetic Uveitis
  • Temporal Arteritis
  • Trichiasis
  • Uveitis and Iridocyclitis
  • Vascular Disease
  • Visual Field Defects
  • Visual Migraine
  • Vitamin D Deficiency
  • Vitreous Hemorrhage
  • Wet Age-Related Macular Degeneration
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14  Procedures

  • Destruction of Lesion of Retina and Choroid
  • Excision or Destruction of Lesion of Cornea
  • Eye Surgery
  • Fine Needle Aspiration
  • Foreign Body Removal from Eye
  • Iridotomy
  • Paracentesis of Anterior Eye
  • Photocoagulation
  • Removal of Foreign Body from External Eye
  • Repair of Eye Laceration
  • Repair of Retinal Detachment or Retinal Tear
  • Retina and Vitreous Surgery
  • Vitrectomy (incl. Macular Hole Repair)
  • Vitreoretinal Surgery

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

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  • University Of Miami
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 2003
  • Bascom Palmer Eye Institute
    Medical School | Graduated 2008
  • University Of Miami / School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 2008
  • Texas A&M U-Scott & White Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed 2009
  • Texas A&M U-Scott & White Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2012
  • Retina Consultants Of Alabama, Pc
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2014
  • University Of Alabama At Birmingham
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2014

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

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Languages Spoken

  • English

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I have never had a better experience at an eye doctor. I went for a routine examination at my regular doctor and he thought he saw a tear in my eye and he immediately texted a picture to Dr. Venzara, a retina specialist. They wanted to see me immediately, and to be quite honest I was a little...Read More
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Florida Retina Specialists has been awesome and we highly recommend them. In short, we were in Florida helping our parents. Prior to returning home, my wife developed a detached retina. Dr. Venzara quickly diagnosed the issue and took the time to explain everything. That very evening Dr. Venzara...Read More
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Kind, caring, compassionate, very smart, and takes the time to ensure you completely understand your diagnosis. Staff is just as great as the Doctor. Truly relieved to find him, and being under his care is very reassuring.
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The most caring and kind medical professionals you will ever encounter. Taylor/Angel can't thank you enough for helping me deal with insurance this past month. The entire staff at Rockledge is amazing - thank you all for treating us with respect and kindness
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The best. Professional, competent, kind, friendly
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