Your relationship with Bascom Palmer is extremely appreciated. Our central mission is to provide your patients with the highest quality tertiary ophthalmic services in a compassionate, patient centered environment. We pledge a high level of responsiveness to your concerns and we appreciate your support.
Since 1962, when Bascom Palmer Eye Institute was formally dedicated as the University of Miami Miller School of Medicine’s Department of Ophthalmology, the name has become synonymous with national and international excellence in ophthalmic care, research and education. This honor is possible with the support of our many colleagues around the world. We value your patient referrals and strive to exceed your expectations.
For 50 years, our commitment has remained unchanged – excellence in patient care, research and teaching, and unquestioned world leadership in the international field of ophthalmology.
Download the Physician Referral Form in Spanish here.
You may refer patients by calling 800-329-7000.
Ocular emergency room services are available at Bascom Palmer’s Anne Bates Leach Eye Hospital in Miami, 24 hours a day, 365 days a year. To contact the emergency room directly, please call 305-326-6170.
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We look forward to working with you in the future and thank you for your confidence.
Eduardo Alfonso, M.D.
Professor and Chair
Department of Ophthalmology
Director, Bascom Palmer Eye Institute
Medical Director, Anne Bates Leach Eye Hospital