John G. Passarelli, M.D.
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John G. Passarelli
Dr. John G. Passarelli, a Board Certified ophthalmic surgeon, is the Medical Director of the Long Island Eye Surgery Center, Long Island Surgical Care in Brentwood, NY and Suffolk Surgery Center in Shirley, NY.
Dr. Passarelli earned his undergraduate degree from The University of Notre Dame and completed his medical school education from the State University of New York Downstate.
ophthalmic training occurred at St. Vincent's Catholic Medical Center
in New York City where he
achieved Chief Residency status in Ophthalmology.
In addition to The Long Island Eye Surgery Center
, Dr. Passarelli
is affiliated with several hospitals including Good Samaritan Medical Center
, South Side Hospital
and North Shore LIJ Health System
He has been an ophthalmologist for more than twenty years and specializes in cataract and vision correction micro-surgical procedures of the eye.
performed refractive surgery since its infancy in the early 1980s and has been performing LASIK surgery since its approval by the FDA
Dr. Passarelli is the senior partner in Island Refractive Eye Care, which owns a VISX Excimer Star S4 Laser.
The laser utilizes WaveScan diagnosis and CustomVue treatment and is located in a sterile surgical suite operated by certified laser technicians.
has lectured extensively throughout the United States including the State University of New York at Stony Brook
, Southside Hospital
in Bay Shore, Manhattan Eye and Ear
in New York, and Wills Eye in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.
presentations include the American Academy of Ophthalmology Surgeons
and the American Society of Cataract
and Refractive Surgeons.
has been providing education for medical students, residents and physicians assistants for over twenty years.
Dr. Passarelli is presently on the Advisory Council for the College of Science at the University of Notre Dame.
Academically, Dr. Passarelli
is recognized as one of the most experienced and educated eye surgeons on Long Island
He trains his peers nationally and is an inventor of micro-surgical instruments.
Dr. Passarelli has recently been elected to the Business Development Board for The First National Bank of Long Island, Hauppauge, NY.
He is also an active member of the following medical societies:
American Association of Ophthalmic Surgeons
, American Medical Association
, American Society of Cataract
& Refractive Surgery, Long Island Ophthalmological Society
, Medical Society of the State of New York, New York Diabetes Association
, Out-Patient Ophthalmic Surgical Society
, Society for the Prevention of Blindness
, Society of Excellence in Eye Care, Suffolk County Ophthalmic Society
and The American Academy of Ophthalmology
awards include the Community Outreach Award and UCP Suffolk's 2003 Honoree.
has been awarded the Certificate of Honor from both Southside Hospital
and the State University of New York at Stony Brook
has expanded his
services and is now available at his
other Long Island, New York offices in Sayville, West Islip, Huntington, Amitville and Port Jefferson.
The main office, laser suite and the AAAHC certified ambulatory surgery center are located in Brentwood, New York.
The Suffolk Surgery Center
, AAAHC certified ambulatory center is located in Shirley, NY.
currently resides in Laurel Hollow, New York with his
son, Matthew and daughters, Diana and Alyssa.