He studied under Charles Kelman, M.D., the inventor of phacoemulsification, John Sheets, M.D. who developed the Sheets Glide, and Peter Morse, M.D. chairman of the Retinal Service at Northwestern University. Dr. Bertucci’s years of experience make him one of the leading eye surgeons on the Mississippi Gulf Coast.
This unit incorporates the latest in wavefront technology and auto-eyetracking. He has been performing LASIK surgery on an out-patient basis in his office since 1998.
He also performs laser surgery for Diabetic Eye Disease and Glaucoma. Medicare and major insurance and vision plans accepted.
After his residency at The Ochsner Clinic in New Orleans, La., he moved to the coast and began practicing at the EENT hospital in Gulfport. Within three years, Dr. Bertucci laid the ground work for what would become the largest private ophthalmic practice in Mississippi. Dr. Bertucci graduated from Tulane University, Tulane Medical School, and later completed his residency from the Ochsner Foundation Hospital, where he was chief resident in Ophthalmology his last year.
An Eye M.D. is an ophthalmologist, a medical or osteopathic doctor who specializes in eye and vision care. Eye M.D.s are specially trained to provide the full spectrum of eye care, from prescribing glasses and contact lenses to complex and delicate eye surgery. Many Eye M.D.s are also involved in scientific research into the causes and cures for eye diseases and vision problems.