Dr. Sergio Morello, Jr., M.D. is a refractive cornea specialist. He has been in practice for over 30 years and has performed over 40,000 surgical procedures. Dr. Morello has published many publications and has lectured nationally and internationally in the topics of cataract and cornea.
Dr. Morello graduated with his medical degree from Universidade Federal de Uberlandia, MG Brazil in 1983. He has completed his residency in ophthalmology in 1986 at Hospital das Clinicas da Faculdade de Medicina de Ribeirao Preto at University of Sao Paulo, SP, Brazil. He also completed a corneal and external eye disease fellowship at Boston University and Affiliated Hospitals in1990.
Dr. Morello is an established member of the American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgeons, Brazilian Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery, American Academy of Ophthalmology, Pan American Association of Ophthalmology and the Brazilian Council of Ophthalmology.
Dr. Morello practiced as an attending physician at Hospital das Clinicas de Ribeirao Preto (University of Sao Paulo, SP, Brazil) and served as the Director of the Department of Ophthalmology at Medical Center of Ribeirao Preto. He later served as the Eye Bank Director at Hospital das Clinicas de Ribeirao Preto (University of Sao Paulo, SP, Brazil). He established his own practice as Unica Ofitalmokigica Morello in 1991. In 1995, along with four other ophthalmologists he founded the OftalmoCenter Ribeirao Preto. Dr. Morello served as the director and chairman of the institution, which became one of the best private eye clinics in Brazil. He then settled in Miami in 2015 and practiced at Beraja Medical Institute as a cornea and refractive surgeon.
Dr. Morello is a recipient of many honors and awards. He has been elected for 14 years to commission specialist in Ophthalmology at Unimed Ribeirao Preto since1999. He has received recognition by the Chamber of Councilors for the services rendered to the people of Ribeirao Preto. In his spare time, Dr. Morello enjoys family time, jogging, swimming, scuba diving and photography. He is fluent in English, Spanish and Portuguese.