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Meet our Doctors

All of the physicians at Retina Care Specialists have trained at the most renowned and respected retina and ophthalmology programs in the world. We are very proud to have an extremely well trained, professional staff as part of the Retina Care Specialists team. Your knowledge and comfort level are very important to us, so please do not hesitate to contact us with any questions or concerns.

Dr. Mark Michels

Dr. Mark Michels

Mark Michels, MD, FACS is the founder and Managing Partner of Retina Care Specialists. Dr. Michels attended Tufts University in Boston before being admitted to the Junior Honors Medical Program at the University of Florida after two undergraduate years. There, he completed his undergraduate studies in Interdisciplinary Biomedical Sciences and graduated with honors. He completed his […]

Dr. Adrian Lavina

Dr. Adrian Lavina

Dr. Laviña earned his undergraduate degree with Honors at the University of Florida, and then graduated with Research Distinction from the University of Miami School of Medicine. He received the Edward Norton Award for outstanding performance in Ophthalmology by a medical student. After completing an internship in Internal Medicine at the University of Miami’s Jackson Memorial […]

Dr. Paul Gallogly

Dr. Paul Gallogly

Paul Gallogly, M.D. is a board-certified ophthalmologist who received his undergraduate and medical degrees from the University of Florida. He graduated with honors and was elected to the Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Medical Society. Dr. Gallogly completed an internship at Mount Sinai Medical Center in Miami Beach. Following his internship, he completed his residency in […]

Dr. Philip Laird

Dr. Philip Laird

Philip Laird M.D. is a native Floridian who graduated with Honors from University of Florida. While at Florida, he was a member of the varsity Track & Field and Cross Country teams. He is a recipient of the College of Health and Human Performance Outstanding Young Alumnus Award. Dr. Laird then attended medical school at […]