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A macular hole develops from the gradual shrinkage of the vitreous, which pulls on the surface of the retina surrounding the macula - the special…
Dr. Misch is a graduate of the Mayo Clinic and the founder of The Center for Retina and Macular Disease in Winter Haven, Florida. He treats patients with age-related macular degeneration and diabetic retinopathy.
An Outstanding Educational Background
Undergraduate: University of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, Wisconsin B.A., Dean’s List
Medical School: Medical College of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, M.D.
Internship: St. Joseph’s Hospital, Milwaukee, Wisconsin
Ophthalmology Residency: Mayo Graduate School of Medicine/Mayo Clinic, Rochester, Minnesota
Vitreoretinal Surgical Fellowship: Dr. Frederick Reeser, M.D., Milwaukee, Wisconsin
Graduate School: University of South Florida, Tampa, Florida, MBA
Honored by His Colleagues
Board Certified: American Board of Ophthalmology
Chief Residency: Maricopa County Hospital VA, Phoenix, Arizona, Board Certified
Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Society
American Academy of Ophthalmology (AAO)
American Medical Association (AMA)
Florida Society of Ophthalmology (FSO)
American Society of Retina Specialists (ASRS)
Polk County Medical Society
American College of Physician Executives
Teaching and Training New Doctors
Former Chief Resident, Mayo Graduate School of Medicine/Mayo Clinic, Rochester, Minnesota
Private Practice: Florida Retina Institute, Jacksonville, Florida
Recognized Expert in New Therapies for Retinal and Macular Diseases
Dr. Misch published “Pseudo-endophthalmitis Caused by Intravitreal Lipid Transudation in Association with Proliferative Diabetic Retinopathy and Hyperlipidemia” in 1986 with D.M. Robertson.
Active Member in the Community
Dr. Misch and his wife, Debora, reside in Bartow and are both active in numerous community activities. They have three children.