Dr. Joseph Trentacoste, MD

Dr. Joseph Trentacoste, MD

Ophthalmology  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 58
Dr. Joseph Trentacoste, MD is an ophthalmology specialist in Miami Lakes, FL and has been practicing for 30 years. He graduated from Harvard Medical School in 1984 and specializes in ophthalmology, anterior segment surgery, and more.

15600 NW 67th Ave Ste 210

Miami Lakes, FL 33014

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • AvMed
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Florida
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • Coventry Health Care
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
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Top Care Areas

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Ocular Surface Reconstruction
very high
more than 98% of peers
Cornea Surgery
very high
more than 93% of peers
very high
more than 89% of peers

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4  Specialties

  • Ophthalmology
  • Anterior Segment Surgery
  • Cataract Surgery
  • Cornea & External Diseases

1  Board Certifications

  • Ophthalmology
    Accredited by: American Board of Ophthalmology*

51  Conditions Treated

  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Astigmatism
  • Benign Neoplasm of Choroid
  • Benign Neoplasm of Eye
  • Benign Tumor
  • Blepharitis
  • Blindness
  • Brain Disorders
  • Cataract
  • Cataract Surgery Complications
  • Chalazion
  • Chorioretinal Scars
  • Conjunctival Hemorrhage
  • Corneal Abrasion or Laceration
  • Corneal Diseases
  • Corneal Scar
  • Diabetic Macular Edema (DME)
  • Diabetic Retinopathy
  • Drooping Eyelids (Ptosis)
  • Drusen
  • Dry Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Dry Eyes
  • Eye Cancer
  • Eye Disease
  • Eye Infections
  • Eyelid Disorders
  • Farsightedness
  • Floaters
  • Glaucoma
  • Headache
  • Iridocyclitis
  • Keratitis
  • Macular Degeneration
  • Macular Edema
  • Macular Hole
  • Migraine
  • Nearsightedness
  • Pinguecula
  • Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
  • Presbyopia
  • Pterygium
  • Retina Diseases
  • Retinal Detachment
  • Retinal Dystrophy
  • Retinal Hemorrhage
  • Retinal Vein Occlusion
  • Retinitis Pigmentosa (RP)
  • Senile Cataracts
  • Thyroid Disease
  • Uveitis and Iridocyclitis
  • Vascular Disease


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10  Procedures

  • Anterior Vitrectomy
  • Cataract Removal Surgery
  • Cornea Surgery
  • Eye Surgery
  • Ocular Surface Reconstruction
  • Pterygium Surgery
  • Relaxing Incisions, Corneal
  • 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

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


  • Perelman School Of Medicine University Of Pennsylvania
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1980
  • Harvard Medical School
    Medical School | Graduated 1984
  • Yale University Waterbury Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1985
  • Bascom Palmer Eye Institute
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1988

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Trentacoste has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • French
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Trentacoste's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Trentacoste to family and friends
72 total reviews (22 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (72)

  • 5
  • 4
  • 3
  • 2
  • 1

Dr. Trentacoste's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    Under 10 minutes

Patient Comments (22)

Over six months ago I had LASEK surgery with Dr. Trentacoste and all I can say is THANK YOU. I remember the day of surgery Dr. T called personally to ensure everything was going to plan and that I was comfortable. The day after surgery my temporary contact accidentally came out and I called the...more
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My son recently had Lasek surgery with Dr. Trentacoste. He is wonderful! Dr. T is kind, concerned about his patients and takes the time to explain each step of the process in detail and what to expect. And, the follow-up (which is almost as important as the actual surgery) is thorough. The staff...more
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Although Dr. Trentacoste is not in my insurance plan, I do not go to any other doctor because he is truly a gentleman, a very good human being and an excellent eye doctor. It takes me more than 2 hours to get to his office from my house but he is 100 % worthy to see him.
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He has been seeing me since I was seven years old and now I am a 35 year old woman. He is amazing, professional, knowledgeable, and human. He performed my Lasek surgery 11 years ago and I have a vision of 20/15. I recommend him highly to anyone looking for routine eye care to surgery.,Absolutely...more
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Extrememly kind and a true professional. He makes sure his patient is ready for a procedure before it's done. He gave me the confidence to trust him and I would recommend his craft to anyone looking to have Lasek surgery!
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