Carlos Buznego, MD

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Dr. Carlos Buznego is proud to serve his “hometown” community of Miami.Born in Havana, Cuba, his family moved to the United States in 1962.  Dr. Buznego attended local schools in Miami and graduated Valedictorian from Southwest High School in 1979.At Washington University in St. Louis, Dr. Buznego was a “Scholar in Medicine” accumulating various honors while earning his Bachelors and Medical degrees.Dr. Buznego was awarded “Grand Prize in Ophthalmology” for his accomplishments at the Washington University Medical School.He completed his training in Ophthalmology at Bascom Palmer Eye Institute in 1991.

Dr. Buznego’s specialty is micro surgery including LASIK, cataract and glaucoma surgery.He is Board Certified by the American Board of Ophthalmology and certified by VISX to perform laser vision corrections procedures for treatment of nearsightedness, farsightedness and astigmatism. Dr. Buznego is an active staff member at Baptist Hospital, Surgical Park Center and Baptist Medical Arts Surgery Center.He is also a voluntary Assistant Professor of Ophthalmology at the University of Miami’s Bascom Palmer Eye Institute.

Highly respected by his peers, Dr. Buznego has been named one of the “Best Doctors in South Florida” in several polls over the last decade.  Dr. Buznego served as President of the Dade County Medical Association in 2001-2002, as the youngest President in the history of the DCMA.He also served as President of the Florida Society of Ophthalmology (FSO), establishing himself as a leader amongst Florida’s Eye Physicians and Surgeons. Dr. Buznego was awarded the annual prize for “Community Service”, and was named the “Young Ophthalmologist of the Year” in 1996 by the FSO. The American Academy of Ophthalmology recognized Dr. Buznego in 2004 for his service and dedication with an Achievement Award and the Secretariat Award for State Governmental Affairs.

Dr. Buznego is active in clinical research for devices and medications for LASIK, dry eyes, implants, cataract and glaucoma surgery.He has served as Principal Investigator and Sub-Investigator for various FDA clinical trials. Dr. Buznego lectures and writes articles about new techniques for cataract surgery, intra-ocular lenses, glaucoma surgery and treatment for dry eyes.

Dr. Buznego is married with two children and is an avid professional and collegiate sports fan. He enjoys skiing, biking and politics.

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Board Certified
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Primary Specialty
LASIK
Secondary Specialty
Refractive Surgery
Title
Ophthalmologist (MD)