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Paul J. Befanis, M.D.

Specialties:

Locations:

Melbourne Office

Education

  • Bachelor of Arts in Biology at Adelphi University, Garden City, NY 1972
  • Doctor of Medicine, University of North Carolina School of Medicine, Chapel Hill, NC – 1980
  • Internship: Department of Medicine at Franklin Square Hospital, Baltimore, MD – 1981
  • Residency: Department of Ophthalmology at Greater Baltimore Medical Center – 1984
  • Fellowship: Vitreoretinal Diseases at Washington Hospital Center, D.C. – 1985

Experience

Brevard Eye Center, Founder and Medical Director, Melbourne, Florida – 1986

Advanced Courses:

  • Lancaster Course in Ophthalmology, Massachusetts Eye & Ear Infirmary, Waterville, ME – 1982
  • Eye Pathology Laboratory, Johns Hopkins Medical Institutions, Baltimore, MD – 1982
  • Norval Christy, MD, Christian Hospital, Taxila, Pakistan – 1984
  • Diagnostic Ultrasound, Department of Ophthalmology, University of Iowa, Iowa City, IA – 1985
  • Problem Oriented Approach to Vitreous Surgery II, Bascom Palmer Eye Institute, Miami, FL – 1989
  • Welsh Cataract Congress, Galveston, TX – 1990
  • The Boston Glaucoma Course, New England Eye Center, Boston, MA – 1992
  • New Dimensions in Retina, Chicago, II – 1993
  • Advanced Incisional and Photorefractive Surgery, Lajolla, CA – 1994
  • Retina 2000, Schepens Society, Boston, MA – 1997
  • Practical Ophthalmology, Duke University, Durham, NC, – 1998
  • Surgical Strategies For Success, Orlando, FL – 1999
  • Quality Surgery XIV, Lake Buena Vista, FL – 2000
  • The Real LASIK Course, Bogota, Columbia – 2000

Memberships

  • Member, RSIG Executive Board, American Academy of Ophthalmology
  • American Medical Association – 1985
  • Florida Medical Association – 1985
  • Brevard County Medical Society – 1985
  • Board Certification, American Academy of Ophthalmology – 1985
  • Board Certification, American Board of Eye Surgery – 1997
  • American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery – 1997
  • American College of Eye Surgeons – 1998
  • Member, American Board of Ophthalmology

Personal

Dr. Befanis has two children, Cristine and James. His interests include: computers, scuba diving, fishing, and enology.

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