MEET DR SEGAL
Ophthalmologist ~ Physician ~ Surgeon
Dr. Bruce Segal attended Clark University in Worcester, Massachusetts, where he majored in Biochemistry and minored in Psychology – graduating Summa Cum Laude, Phi Beta Kappa and with Honors in Biochemistry. He earned his medical degree with honors at Columbia University’s College of Physicians and Surgeons.
Dr. Segal completed his ophthalmology residency at the prestigious Harkness Eye Institute at Columbia Presbyterian Medical Center in New York City. At Columbia, Dr. Segal researched phacoemulsification with foldable intraocular lenses which became the standard technique used in modern cataract surgery. Dr. Segal continued his training with a fellowship at the University of Pittsburgh’s Department of Ophthalmology, where he specialized in cornea and external eye disease.
In 1990, Dr. Segal became board certified in ophthalmology and began serving the South Florida community. His passion for providing quality eye care has extended over 20 years. Dr. Segal is a member of the American Academy of Ophthalmology and Palm Beach County Ophthalmology Society.
7/89-6/90 Fellowship in Cornea & External Disease: Department of Ophthalmology, University of Pittsburgh,
The Eye & Ear Institute, Chairman: Richard A. Thoft, M.D.
7/86-6/89 Residency in Ophthalmology: Columbia, Harkness Eye Institute, Columbia Presbyterian Medical Center,
New York, N.Y.
Research: Treatment of post operative cystoid macular edema. Phacoemulsiphication and foldable intraocular
7/85-6/86 Medical Internship: Morristown Medical Hospital, Morristown, New Jersey
8/81-5/85 M.D.; Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons.
Course Honors; Biochemistry, Anatomy, Physiology, Biostatistics, Histology, Pharmacology, Psychiatric
Medicine, Emergency Medicine, Urology, Obstetrics and Gynecology, Otolaryngology, Ophthalmology, Ophthalmology
Alvin Behrens Award: “Outstanding Physician Entering a Career in Ophthalmology”.
National Boards: Top 90 percentile
7/77-5/81 B.S.; Clark University, Worcester, MA
Biochemistry Major, Psychology Minor
Grade Point Average: 3.98
Summa Cum Laude
Phi Beta Kappa
Honors in Biochemistry
American Academy of Ophthalmology
Palm Beach County Ophthalmology Society
State of Florida
American Board Of Ophthalmology 1990