Dr. Sergio Morello, Jr is an eye doctor specializing in laser cataract surgery, corneal transplants, pterygium surgery and refractive surgery for myopia, hyperopia and astigmatism, as well as in the management of external eye diseases such as blepharitis and dry eyes.
His medical degree was awarded in 1983. He completed his Ophthalmology Residency at the University of Sao Paulo, in 1986. He then received Fellowship training in Corneal and External Disease at Boston University.
He is a member of the American Academy of Ophthalmology, American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery, Pan American Ophthalmological Society and Brazilian Council of Ophthalmology.
During his fellowship Dr. Morello published several papers on the role of growth factors in wound healing and co-authored a chapter on keratoconus in a textbook of Corneal Disorders. He has also given many presentations at national and international ophthalmology meetings.
Dr Morello and his family moved to South Florida in 2015. In these 5 years, he has performed more than 5000 surgical procedures with a high level of patient satisfaction. He is fluent in Portuguese, English, and Spanish.