Dr. Rodrigo Belalcazar Ardila, MD

Dr. Rodrigo Belalcazar Ardila, MD

Ophthalmology  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 55
Dr. Rodrigo Belalcazar Ardila, MD is an ophthalmology specialist in Hialeah, FL and has been practicing for 25 years. He graduated from Pontificial Javeriana University in 1985 and specializes in ophthalmology.

1840 W 49th St Ste 601

Hialeah, FL 33012

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
  • AvMed
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Medicaid
  • UnitedHealthCare
  • Vista Health Plan

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Top Care Areas

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Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
very high
more than 99% of peers
very high
more than 98% of peers
Glaucoma Surgery
very high
more than 94% of peers

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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Belalcazar Ardila "Dr. Belalcazar underwent Refractive Surgery training at the famous Instituto Barraquer de America in Bogota, The Myopia Center in Madrid and at PALV in New York. He has performed thousands RK surgeries, over 2,500 cataract and corneal transplants and over 4,000 LASIK procedures. He received the Colombian Culture and Heritage Award for his professional achievement and service to the community in NY. Dr. Belalcazar is Member of The American Academy of Ophthalmology, ASCRS and ISRS."

1  Specialties

  • Ophthalmology

0  Board Certifications

Dr. Belalcazar Ardila does not have any board certifications listed.

51  Conditions Treated

  • Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Aphakia and Other Disorders of Lens
  • Astigmatism
  • Benign Neoplasm of Eye
  • Benign Tumor
  • Blepharitis
  • Blocked Tear Duct
  • Brain Disorders
  • Cataract
  • Chalazion
  • Chorioretinal Scars
  • Conjunctival Hemorrhage
  • Corneal Abrasion or Laceration
  • Corneal Diseases
  • Corneal Ulcer
  • Diabetes
  • Diabetic Retinopathy
  • Drooping Eyelids (Ptosis)
  • Dry Eyes
  • Endophthalmitis
  • Eye Cancer
  • Eye Infections
  • Eyelid Disorders
  • Farsightedness
  • Floaters
  • Fuchs' Corneal Dystrophy
  • Glaucoma
  • Headache
  • Keratitis
  • Keratoconus
  • Lazy Eye
  • Macular Edema
  • Macular Hole
  • Migraine
  • Nearsightedness
  • Pinguecula
  • Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
  • Presbyopia
  • Pterygium
  • Retina Diseases
  • Retinal Detachment and Retinal Tear
  • Retinopathy of Prematurity (ROP)
  • Retinoschisis
  • Senile Cataracts
  • Sympathetic Uveitis
  • Tear Duct Disorders
  • Trichiasis
  • Ulcer
  • Vitreous Hemorrhage
  • Wet Age-Related Macular Degeneration
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23  Procedures

  • Blepharoplasty
  • Botox® Injection
  • Cataract Removal Surgery
  • Contact Lens Fitting Services
  • Cosmetic Eyelid Surgery
  • Dacryocystostomy or Dacryocystotomy
  • Destruction of Lesion of Retina and Choroid
  • Epi-LASIK Eye Surgery
  • Excision of Chalazion
  • Eye Examination
  • Eye Procedure
  • Eye Surgery
  • Eyelid Surgery
  • Foreign Body Removal from Eye
  • Glaucoma Surgery
  • Juvéderm® Injection
  • Ocular Surface Reconstruction
  • Pterygium Surgery
  • Removal of Foreign Body from External Eye
  • Repair of Brow Ptosis and Blepharoptosis
  • Restylane® Injections
  • 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.


  • Colegio Champagnat, Bogota, Colombia.
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1979
  • Pontificial Javeriana University
    Medical School | Graduated 1985
  • Pontificial Javeriana University
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1986
  • Pontificial Javeriana University
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1993
  • Texas A&M U
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2007
  • Laser Vision Correction, New York, Ny
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2008
  • Refractive Surgery, Instituto Barraquer De America, Bogota, Colombia.
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1993
  • Refractive Surgery, Myopia Ocular Center, Madrid, Spain
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1996

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors

Dr. Belalcazar Ardila has no awards or honors listed.

Media & Publications

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Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

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Dr. Belalcazar Ardila's Reviews

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Dr. Belalcazar Ardila's Performance

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Patient Comments (2)

7 hours waiting with a appointment never again
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Excelente medico, muy professional, amable y buen comunicador con los pacientes. . Su staff es maravilloso. La espera si es un poco larga, pero vale la pena. Estoy operada de cataratas por el, y todo fue exitoso. Lo recomiendo a todos.
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