Date: April 17, 2018
Location: Piedmont Driving Club, 4405 Camp Creek Parkway, Atlanta
What better time for golf than right after The Masters! Join Prevent Blindness Georgia at our annual Swing Fore Sight Golf Tournament. The shotgun start begins at 10AM on Tuesday, April 17, 2018. PBGA will honor Dr. Eugene Gabianelli, and all funds raised at the tournament will support PBGA’s sight saving programs, Vision Outreach and Star Pupils.
Dr. Eugene Gabianelli is a highly respected board certified, fellowship trained, ophthalmologist specializing in LASIK surgery, cataract surgery and corneal transplantation. He began performing LASIK in 1995 as a co-investigator of the Summit Omnimed laser during initial FDA LASIK trials. He has amassed extensive LASIK experience including use of Summit, Nidek, and VISX excimer laser systems, having performed over 10,000 Lasik procedures. His bladeless Lasik experience utilizing the Intralase Femtosecond Laser is one of the most extensive in the country, and he trains other surgeons to use this technology. He has taught courses on corneal disease and LASIK surgery to hundreds of ophthalmologists and optometrists from the United States and abroad.
Dr. Gabianelli attended Dartmouth College, earning an A.B. Degree. He graduated from Washington University Medical School in St. Louis. After medical school, he completed an internship at Illinois Masonic Hospital in Chicago, and was named Chief Resident during his first year of his ophthalmology residency at the University of Chicago. Following residency, he chose a surgical fellowship in cornea, refractive and cataract surgery with a private group in Hartford, CT. This group performed the first trials of laser vision surgery in the United States.
After completing his fellowship, Dr. Gabianelli moved to Atlanta, where he was named Medical Director for the Atlanta Medical Eye Center. He practiced there for seven years before founding Georgia Eye Partners. He currently performs surgery at Eye Surgery Center of Georgia, our state of the art ambulatory surgery center, as well as Saint Joseph’s Hospital and Emory Midtown Hospital. He is the Medical Director of TLC Laser Center in Atlanta and Chief of the Division of Ophthalmology at Saint Joseph’s Hospital.
Dr. Gabianelli is a highly skilled and experienced surgeon who displays a commitment to the highest standards of quality care and successful patient outcomes.
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For more information, please contact: Anna Jones, Director of Special Events, at 404-266-1465 or [email protected].