July 29, 2009 (Westbury, NY) – Dr. Gerard D’Aversa, a partner in Ophthalmic Consultants of Long Island (OCLI), has been listed as one of the top doctors in Castle Connolly’s 12th edition of Top Doctors: New York Metro Area. The authoritative guide to finding the top primary care and specialty care doctors in the tri-state metropolitan New York area, Top Doctors: New York Metro Area profiles more than 6,000 top primary care and specialty care physicians in a twenty-county area spanning three states – New York, New Jersey and Connecticut – who represent the top 10% of doctors in the area in more than 65 medical specialties and subspecialties for the care and treatment of more than 2,100 diseases and medical conditions. Doctors do not and cannot pay to be included in any Castle Connolly guide or lists.
A resident of Garden City, Dr. D’Aversa is a Board Certified Ophthalmologist with vast experience in cornea, cataract and refractive surgery. He graduated at the top of his class at Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Alpha Omega Alpha, finished his residency in Ophthalmology at Long Island Jewish Medical Center and completed a fellowship in cornea and external disease at the University Of Florida College Of Medicine in Gainesville. Dr. D’Aversa has served as Assistant Professor of Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences at Albert Einstein College of Medicine. He specializes in performing topical, suture less, clear corneal cataract surgery; corneal transplants; and laser vision correction using the most technologically advanced flying spot excimer laser. Dr. D’Aversa’s accomplishments have been featured on television news reports, as well as being covered in the Daily News and Newsday. He has written numerous journal articles, authored a textbook chapter and has given frequent lectures locally and nationally.