SOURCE: CorrectVision Laser Institute
WESTON, FL--(Marketwire - Sep 27, 2012) - Dr. Barry Concool, a Ft. Lauderdale LASIK surgeon, has recently been named a 2011 Top Refractive Surgeon by Sightpath Medical. The award honors distinguished leaders in the field of refractive surgery for demonstrating surgical expertise and a continued pursuit of exceptional patient care through advanced technology and surgical techniques. Dr. Concool, a practitioner of Refractive Surgery at the CorrectVision Laser Institute, has been practicing since 1983 and modestly accepts the honor for his dedication to refractive surgery: "Although it is a pleasure to be recognized for the years of hard work, the true reward comes from seeing the life changing benefits I have given to the thousands of patients I have treated."
This award builds on Dr. Concool's history of recognized success in vision correction and laser eye surgery. In 2007, he was named one of the Top 5 surgeons in the United States by LaserVision. In 2000, he received the VISX "Star" award and was named one of the Nation's Best LASIK Surgeons. Dr. Concool is actively involved with teaching and proctoring other LASIK Surgeons on the newest techniques, and his expertise is often sought out for second opinions on complex cases.
Sightpath Medical is the leading U.S. provider of on-demand equipment and services for cataract and refractive surgery. The company's mission is to provide innovative refractive and cataract surgery solutions and make them widely available to ophthalmologists and healthcare facilities. With the goal of making advanced ophthalmic surgical services an affordable possibility for providers and patients, Sightpath Medical serves hundreds of surgeons and facilities across the county. Sightpath Medical awards Top Surgeon honors to doctors like Dr. Barry Concool, a practitioner of LASIK Surgery, to publicly recognize the outstanding achievement of the best in the field.
About Barry Concool, MD
Dr. Barry Concool, a graduate of Columbia University, received his medical degree from the Mount Sinai School of Medicine. During his times at Mount Sinai, he served a three-year residency in ophthalmology, ultimately achieving the rank of chief resident. Dr. Concool was also one of two residents in the country selected for the fellowship of the American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery. He has performed over fifteen thousand LASIK procedures and has been practicing refractive surgery since 1983. Dr. Concool was one of the first surgeons in the nation to be certified to perform LASIK on the VISX Star S4, the Autonomous LADARVision® and the Allegretto Wave excimer lasers. A Board Certified Diplomate of the American Board of Ophthalmology, Dr. Concool is a member of the American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery, International Society of Refractive Surgery, and the American Academy of Ophthalmology. He is an expert in advanced LASIK surgery procedures, and he is the only Intralase® surgeon trainer in the state of Florida.
To contact the CorrectVision Laser Institute, visit their website at correctvision.com. The center's Pembroke Pines office is located at Mercantile Bank Building, One SW 129th Ave, Ste 209, Pembroke Pines, FL 33027 and can be reached at 954-501-0822. The center's Weston office is located at Broward Health Weston, 2300 N Commerce Pkwy, Ste 201, Weston, FL 33326 and can be reached at 954-633-5488. The center's Facebook page can be found at facebook.com/pages/CorrectVision-Laser-Institute/360910644820.