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Leonard E. Cortelli, Jr., MD is a graduate of Cornell University and the University Of South Florida College Of Medicine. Dr. Cortelli joined Florida Eye Center as a comprehensive ophthalmologist in 1992.
While providing office based care for a wide range of ophthalmic conditions, Dr. Cortelli has specialized in cataract surgery and lens implantation for the last 25 years. He has extensive experience in cataract surgery and lens implantation including Acrysof IQ® intraocular lens, Acrysof ReSTOR® intraocular lens, and Acrysof Toric® intraocular lens. He is excited to provide the most recent innovation in cataract surgery – Femtosecond laser assisted cataract surgery. Dr. Cortelli provides complete personalized care of the cataract surgery patient including the preoperative assessment, the cataract surgery itself, and all care necessary throughout the postoperative period.
Dr. Cortelli has been recognized by his peers as Best Doctors in America® for consecutive years from 2003-2014.

  • Medical Education

    University of South Florida College of Medicine
    Tampa, FL
    Medical Doctor

  • Internship/Residency

    University of South Florida College of Medicine
    Tampa, FL
    Internal Medicine

    University of South Florida College of Medicine
    Tampa, FL

  • Professional Activities

    American Academy of Ophthalmology
    Florida Society of Ophthalmology
    American Medical Association
    Hillsborough County Medical Association

  • Special Interests

    General, comprehensive eye care
    Small incision cataract surgery using phacoemulsification

  • Board Certifications

    American Board of Ophthalmology

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