Dr. Damon Pettinnelli, M.D.

Newark LASIK Surgeon
Dr. Damon Pettinnelli, M.D.

Dr. Damon Pettinnelli, M.D.

Trusted LASIK Surgeons
Dr. Damon Pettinnelli, M.D.

Call or contact Dr. Damon Pettinelli today and please mention Trusted LASIK Surgeons for your free LASIK consultation. Dr. Pettinelli's professional qualifications are provided below.

Credentials and Qualifications

Dr. Damon Pettinelli has qualifications that Trusted LASIK Surgeons believesplace him among the top LASIK, cataract and refractive surgery eye surgeons in the United States.

For your convenience, these credentials and criteria have been grouped by Experience, Premier Patient Care and Credentials. In addition, Dr. Pettinelli has included some additional career highlights that while not used by Trusted LASIK Surgeons in our screening process, clearly demonstrate his professional contributions to the field of ophthalmology.


  • Over 20 years experience in laser vision surgery, including LASIK and PRK
  • Over 21 years experience in refractive surgery, including laser vision, IOLs, RK and other vision correction procedures
  • Over 21 years experience in cataract surgery (including cataract surgery with lens implants)
  • Performed over 21,000 LASIK and laser vision procedures
  • Performed over 5,000 cataract surgery procedures
  • Research:
    • LasikPlus, Paramus, NJ, Woodbridge, NJ & Westbury, Long Island, NY
      • Medical Director and Surgeon
    • New York Eye Surgery Center, Bronx, NY
      • Part-time Ophthalmic Consultant
  • Refractive and Cataract Surgery Expert Witness: Available to provide expert witness services on behalf of plaintiffs and defendants,including case review and expert testimony for cases involving the following refractive and cataract eye surgery procedures
    • LASIK, PRK laser eye surgery, cataract surgery, intraocular lens (IOL) implant procedures, including toric lenses, monofocal lenses, and multifocal lenses

Premier Patient Care

  • Cataract Eye Surgery (including cataract surgery with lens implants)
    • No stitch cataract surgery
  • Management of complications of surgery for new patients who had problems and complications from LASIK surgery or another vision correction operation or cataract surgery performed by another eye doctor
  • Other eye surgeons, optometrists, opticians, employees of companies that specialize in vision correction surgery devices or products, or their family members have had their LASIK or another vision correction procedure or cataract surgery performed by Dr. Pettinelli

Professional Credentials

  • Past Faculty Appointments
    • Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine
      • Instructor in Ophthalmology, 2005-2008
  • Diplomat of the American Board of Ophthalmology
  • Consulting Positions (for companies that develop lasers, other ophthalmic products and medications)
  • Has published an article in a peer-reviewed scientific journal
  • Over 9 lectures and presentations on research topics at major eye meetings

Additional Career Highlights

  • Best of Long Island- Top Doc (as voted by the readers of the Long Island Press 2008 & 2009
  • Best Surgical Day Experience, LasikPlus-Long Island
    • Given the highest patient satisfaction award for their surgical day experience out of 76 lasik centers nationwide. 2008
  • Greater Baltimore Medical Center (GBMC), Department of Ophthalmology, Teacher of the Year(as voted by the Johns Hopkins' Wilmer Residents), 2005 - 2006


Surgeon Bio

Dr. Pettinelli has been performing laser vision correction for over 20 years, four of which have been spent at LasikPlus. In total, Dr. Pettinelli has performed over 21,000 laser vision corrections.

Dr. Pettinelli has served on the ophthalmology faculties of both NYU as an Assistant Professor and Johns Hopkins as a Clinical Instructor.  The Johns Hopkins ophthalmology residents he instructed voted him their 2005-2006 Teacher of the Year.

When not helping patients see clearly, Dr. Pettinelli chases after his young children.  He's also an avid reader who also loves snow skiing, water skiing, and scuba diving.

"I feel privileged to be in a position to improve the lives of my patients by restoring their sight, and the joy that they feel after undergoing the LASIK procedure is infectious.  I love my job!"
Dr. Damon John Pettinelli

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