Joseph Bacotti, MD, FACS

Comprehensive Ophthalmologist

Joseph Bacotti, MD, FACS


  • Residency — Nassau County Medical Center
  • Internship — Winthrop University Hospital
  • Medical School — University of Monterrey
  • Undergraduate — Adelphi University

Professional Activities

  • American Academy of Ophthalmology
  • New York State Ophthalmological Society
  • Long Island Ophthalmological Society
  • Contact Lens Association of Ophthalmologists
  • Nassau Academy of Medicine
  • Nassau County Medical Society
  • American College of Surgeons
  • New York State Ophthalmological Society


Joseph Bacotti, MD, is a board-certified ophthalmologist in OCLI’s Mineola location. Dr. Bacotti graduated from Adelphi University, Garden City, New York, in 1973 and attended medical school in Monterrey, Mexico. He received his medical degree in medicine and surgery in 1978 and completed his internship at Winthrop University Hospital in Mineola, New York. Continuing his education, Dr. Bacotti completed his residency in ophthalmology at the Nassau County Medical Center in East Meadow, New York, in 1982. Dr. Bacotti has been a member of the Mineola Lions Club for many years. He lectures on diabetes, glaucoma and macular degeneration for the Lions district and is the club’s co-chair for sight.

Professional societies that Dr. Bacotti is associated with include the American Academy of Ophthalmology, New York State Ophthalmological Society (past president), Long Island Ophthalmological Society (past president), Contact Lens Association of Ophthalmologists (board member), Nassau Academy of Medicine, Nassau County Medical Society (past president, medicine section), American College of Surgeons, Medical Society of the State of New York, Lions Eye Bank, State Medical Society (board of directors and vice chairman, delegate), New York State Ophthalmological Society, Lions Club (Long Island) co-chair for sight.

He lectures extensively to ophthalmologists, other physicians, optometrists, opticians and technicians on optics, vision correction, and all aspects of eye care, locally, nationally and internationally.

Dr. Bacotti offers patient appointments exclusively in the Mineola office of OCLI.

Giving me back 20/20 vision has been life changing. I see the world as it was meant to be seen.
Wonderful place. So professional. Latest technology. Great doctors. I trust them with my most precious commodity—my eyes.
Great feeling overall at this place. Everyone is just amazingly helpful and nice.
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