Dr. Frank X. Venzara III, MD
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.