Eric A. Liss, M.D. Joins Communtiy Eye Center / St. Lucy's Eye Surgery Center
PORT CHARLOTTE, FL— OCTOBER 8, 2017
Community Eye Center and St. Lucy’s Eye Surgery Center are proud to announce the addition of Dr. Eric A. Liss to their Ophthalmology/Surgical staff.
Dr. Eric Schaible, Partner and Research Director of Community Eye Center and St. Lucy’s Eye Surgery Center stated “we welcome Dr. Liss as a surgeon to join our practice to facilitate the care we provide to our growing community. He has excellent credentials and a similar dedication to patient care thus we are certain that he will mesh well with our comprehensive care philosophy.”
Dr. Eric A. Liss is a native Floridian who was born and raised in Sarasota. He completed his undergraduate degree at Vanderbilt University in Nashville, Tennessee followed by graduate studies in Public Health and Epidemiology at Emory University in Atlanta, Georgia. Dr. Liss then returned to Florida for his medical education where he received his Medical Degree, Summa Cum Laude, from the Florida International University College of Medicine in Miami.
Dr. Liss completed his Ophthalmology Residency at the University of Virginia in Charlottesville, where he served as a Chief Resident. He has published research in the areas of Retinal Disease, Refractive Surgery, Glaucoma, and Disorders of the Ocular Immune System and has presented his findings at multiple national ophthalmology conferences.
Dr. Liss is a Member of the American Academy of Ophthalmology, Florida Medical Association, Florida Society of Ophthalmology, and the Charlotte County Medical Association.
Dr. Liss is a comprehensive ophthalmologist with an interest in Advanced Cataract Surgery, Macular Degeneration, and Inflammatory Disorders of the Eye.
Dr. Joseph Spadafora, Partner and Medical Director of Community Eye Center and St. Lucy’s Eye Surgery Center said, “It has been a long stretch interviewing doctors from many university backgrounds and many countries. We have found the perfect balance of expertise and surgical excellence but most importantly a true desire to compassionately treat our family of patients. Dr. Eric Liss has joined our team and we are excited about our Southwest Florida’s future….growing together. Good times are ahead.”
For over 30 years Community Eye Center has served Southwest Florida providing excellence in eye care from multiple locations including their eye only surgery center, St. Lucy’s Eye Surgery Center and their optical centers. Their care ranges from routine eye exams to complex eye surgery and laser eye surgery. CEC now has 3 locations…Port Charlotte, Venice and North Port….to better serve Southwest Florida.
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Community Eye Center (CEC) is ophthalmology, optometry, optical in multiple Southwest Florida locations with its own AAAHC accredited eye-only surgery center.
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