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Bascom Palmer Eye Institute Opens in Naples

New Bascom Palmer Eye Institute facility in Naples.

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#1 Ranked Ophthalmology Program in USA Expands Care, Research and Education at Naples Campus

Bascom Palmer Eye Institute has opened its much anticipated new eye center in Naples, bringing world-class eye care to Southwest Florida.

“This $25 million state-of-the-art eye care facility reaffirms Bascom Palmer’s long-standing commitment to deliver the highest level of ophthalmic care, research and education to our patients in Collier County,” said Eduardo C. Alfonso, M.D., Chairman of Bascom Palmer Eye Institute, the world-renowned Department of Ophthalmology at the University of Miami Miller School of Medicine and the nation’s top-ranked program in ophthalmology as ranked by U.S. News & World Report.

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The University of Miami’s Human Research Protection Program (HRPP) has been awarded full accreditation by the Association for the Accreditation of Human Research Protection Programs.

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Ricardo Komotar, M.D.

UHealth Neurosurgeon Using New Technology to Remove Brain Tumors

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Researchers Establish Therapeutic Window of Interleukin-2 Treatment for Autoimmune Diseases

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Charles M. Lynne, M.D., stands next to his award display at the American Urology Association’s 2015 annual meeting.

Dr. Charles Lynne Receives American Urology Association’s Prestigious Teaching Award

Dr. Charles M. Lynne, M.D., recently received the American Urology Association’s 2015 Residents Committee Teaching Award in New Orleans.

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