Dr. Daniel Garibaldi is a board-certified ophthalmologist who joined Ophthalmic Consultants of Long Island after serving as the Assistant Chief of Service and Clinical Instructor at the Wilmer Eye Institute of Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine. In this multifaceted role, he directly supervised the training of Wilmer’s residents, directed an oculoplastics subspecialty clinic and served as Assistant Director of the Wilmer trauma service. Dr. Garibaldi graduated summa cum laude and Phi Beta Kappa from Duke University with a bachelor’s degree in biology and neuroscience. He then received his medical degree from Johns Hopkins University, where he finished first in his class and was inducted into the Alpha Omega Alpha national honor society. He completed a general medical internship at Long Island Jewish Hospital in New Hyde Park and then an ophthalmology residency at the Wilmer Eye Institute at Johns Hopkins Hospital. Dr. Garibaldi remained at Wilmer Eye Institute for a two-year fellowship in oculoplastic, orbital and reconstructive surgery and served as the Assistant Chief of Service.
During his career, Dr. Garibaldi has been very active in ophthalmic research and teaching. He is the past President of the Nassau Surgical Society, term 2016-17, and has been the program director for the oculoplastic section of the prestigious annual Kiawah Eye meeting since 2014. He has published numerous articles and two book chapters and has given many academic presentations. His research has been recognized by awards and grants from Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, the Wilmer Eye Institute and the Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology. He has designed and conducted both prospective clinical trials and research projects. He has served as a reviewer for numerous peer-reviewed ophthalmic journals, including American Journal of Ophthalmology, Cornea, Investigative Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences; Ophthalmic Plastics and Reconstructive Surgery; and Ophthalmology.