Dr. James V Aquavella MD Ophthalmologist

Dr. James Aquavella is an ophthalmologist in Rochester, New York and is affiliated with multiple hospitals in the area, including Rochester General Hospital and Strong Memorial Hospital of the University of Rochester. He received his medical degree from University of Naples Faculty of Medicine and has been in practice for 56 years. Dr. Aquavella accepts several types of health insurance, listed below. He is one of 47 doctors at Rochester General Hospital and one of 55 at Strong Memorial Hospital of the University of Rochester who specialize in Ophthalmology. He also speaks multiple languages, including Italian.

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Specialty & Clinical Interests

Ophthalmologist: General Ophthalmology, Cornea & External Disease

Clinical Interests: Cornea, congenital cornea opacity Ocular surface disease

Education & Medical Training

Brooklyn Eye Ear Hospital
Residency, Ophthalmology, 1959–1961

Massachusetts General Hospital
Fellowship, 1962

SUNY Health Science Center at Brooklyn
Internship, Transitional Year, 1959–1959

University of Naples Faculty of Medicine
Class of 1958

Certifications & Licensure

American Board of Ophthalmology
Certified 49 years in Ophthalmology

NY State Medical License
Active through 2014

Publications & Presentations

Cornea fistula.
Musco, P. S., Aquavella, J. V.

Noninvasive, Objective, Multimodal Tear Dynamics Evaluation of 5 Over-the-Counter Tear Drops in a Randomized Controlled Trial.
Tung, C.I., Kottaiyan, R., Koh, S., Wang, Q., Yoon, G., Zavislan, J.M., Davio, S.R., Aquavella, J.V.

Micrometer axial resolution OCT for corneal imaging.
Yadav, R., Lee, K., Rolland, J.P., Zavislan, J.M., Aquavella, J.V., Yoon, G.

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Insurances Accepted

  • Aetna Choice POS II
  • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • CIGNA Open Access
  • Excellus BCBS BluePPO
  • HIP of New York - Select PPO
  • MagnaCare PPO
  • Multiplan PHCS PPO
  • Multiplan PPO
  • United Healthcare - Direct Choice Plus POS
  • United Healthcare - Direct Options PPO

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