Dr. Joseph Trentacoste MD Ophthalmologist
Dr. Joseph Trentacoste is an ophthalmologist in Miami Lakes, Florida. He is affiliated with multiple hospitals in the area, including Bascom Palmer Eye Institute at the University of Miami and Jackson Health System. He received his medical degree from Harvard Medical School and has been in practice for 25 years. Dr. Trentacoste accepts several types of health insurance, listed below. He is one of 106 doctors at Bascom Palmer Eye Institute at the University of Miami and one of 47 at Jackson Health System who specialize in Ophthalmology. He also speaks multiple languages, including Spanish, French and Italian.
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Specialty & Clinical Interests
Ophthalmologist: General Ophthalmology
Bascom Palmer Eye Institute at the University of Miami
Ranked #1 in Ophthalmology
Jackson Health System
Ranked #1 in Ophthalmology
Education & Medical Training
Waterbury Hospital Health Center
Residency, Internal Medicine, 1984 - 1985
B Palmer Eye Institute - A B Leach Eye
Residency, Ophthalmology, 1985 - 1988
Harvard Medical School
Class of 1984
Certifications & Licensure
American Board of Ophthalmology
Certified 23 years in Ophthalmology
CT State Medical License
Active through 2013
FL State Medical License
Active through 2014
Awards, Honors & Recognition
Meaningful Use Stage 1 Certification,
Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services
Publications & Presentations
Surgical and refractive outcomes of cataract surgery with toric intraocular lens implantation at a resident-teaching institution.
Pouyeh, B., Galor, A., Junk, A. K., Pelletier, J., Wellik, S. R., Gregori, N. Z., Trentacoste, J.
Corneal photoablation by far ultraviolet lasers.
Thompson, K. P., Trentacoste, J., Parrish, R. K., Berman, M. R.
Mutagenic potential of a 193-nm excimer laser on fibroblasts in tissue culture.
Trentacoste, J., Thompson, K., Parrish, R. K., Hajek, A., Berman, M. R., Ganjei, P.
- Aetna Choice POS II
- Aetna HMO
- BCBS Blue Card PPO
- BCBS Florida NetworkBlue
- BCBS Florida Preferred Patient Care PPO
- CIGNA HMO
- CIGNA Open Access
- CIGNA PPO
- First Health PPO
- Great West PPO
- Harvard Pilgrim HMO
- Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
- Multiplan PHCS PPO
- Multiplan PPO
- Tufts Health Plan PPO
- United - River Valley Neighborhood Health Partnership
- United Healthcare - Direct Choice Plus POS
- United Healthcare - Direct Options PPO
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15600 Nw 67th Ave
Miami Lakes, FL 33014
Phone: (305) 825-2020
Fax: (305) 556-0557