Dr. Miguel Quintero is an ophthalmologist practicing in Pittsburgh, PA. Dr. Quintero specializes in eye and vision care. As an ophthalmologist, Dr. Quintero can practice medicine as well as surgery. Opthalmologists can perform surgeries because they have their medical degrees along with at least eight years of additional training. Dr. Quintero can diagnose and treat diseases, perform eye operations and prescribe eye glasses and contacts. Ophthalmologists can also specialize even further in a specific area of eye care.
Education and Training
Pontificia Univ Javeriana, Fac De Med, Bogota, Colombia 1967
OphthalmologyAmerican Board of OphthalmologyABO
- Montefiore Univ Hosp/Upmc, Ophthalmology
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