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J. Kevin Belville, MD

J. Kevin Belville, MD

  • Cataract
  • Comprehensive Ophthalmology
  • Laser Vision Correction
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Locations

Riverhead

54 Commerce Drive Riverhead, NY 11901
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Hampton Bays

223 West Montauk Highway Hampton Bays, NY 11946
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Experience

Year joined staff: 2024

Education

  • University of Nebraska – B.S
  • University of Nebraska Medical Center – M.D.

Residency

  • Cornell Medical Center – Ophthalmology Chief Resident

Internships

  • New Jersey School of Medicine Mountainside Hospital – Internal Medicine

Professional Memberships

  • American Academy of Ophthalmology (AAO)
  • American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery (ASCRS)
  • Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology (ARVO)
  • Surgical Eye Expedition (SEE) International

Honors, Awards, etc.

  • United Nations Humanitarian Award for work on Project ORBIS, 1984.
  • LIONS Eye Award, Peru, Paraguay, Uruguay, Trinidad for work on Project ORBIS, 1983.
  • Superior Scholastic Achievement Award, University of Nebraska, Lincoln, NE, 1975.
  • Chief Resident, Cornell Medical, New York, NY, 1983.

Fellowship

  • Dubroff Eye Institute – Anterior Segment, Cataract, Medical Retina, Glaucoma, and Refractive Surgery
  • St. Louis University – Anterior Segment Surgery and International Ophthalmology.

Bio

Dr. Belville is a board-certified ophthalmologist who completed his residency as Chief Resident at Cornell Medical Center at the New York-Presbyterian Columbia University Hospital in New York City. He then completed clinical fellowships at St. Louis University and the Dubroff Eye Institute in Washington, D.C. Dr. Belville has been practicing for over 25 years. He worked 15 years both in Washington, D.C. and Los Angeles for one of largest national health care organizations, Kaiser-Permanente. He was chosen as the Chief of the Department and later as the Director of the LASIK program.

Dr. Belville was an Associate Clinical Professor at UCLA for 20 years and a civilian consultant ophthalmologist for the United States Air Force Academy Hospital. He has published two textbooks on LASIK and Presbyopia surgery and has lectured internationally. Dr. Belville was honored at the United Nations for his work overseas on ORBIS, a humanitarian flying, teaching eye hospital. He was responsible for setting up the free Caribbean Eye clinic and directing it for 20 years. In addition to advanced cataract surgery with multifocal lenses, and LASIK, Dr. Belville is an expert on cornea disorders, macular degeneration and diabetic retinopathy.

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