Robert C. Urban, Jr., M.D.

       

Robert C. Urban, Jr., M.D.

Robert C. Urban, Jr., M.D.

 Robert C. Urban, Jr., M.D.

 

 

Robert C. Urban, Jr., M.D. was born in New York. He graduated from Columbia University in 1983 with a Bachelor of Arts. He then went to Yale University School of Medicine and received his M.D. degree in 1987. Dr. Urban completed his internship in Internal Medicine at the Winthrop University Hospital in Minneola, New York in 1988. Dr. Urban then completed his residency in Ophthalmology at the University of Illinois, Eye and Ear Infirmary in Chicago, Illinois in 1991. He then went on to complete his fellowship in glaucoma at Harvard University in 1992.
Dr. Urban joined Pasco Eye Institute in mid 2003 to help provide the most advanced specialized care and treatment for our patient’s who have glaucoma related problems.
Dr. Urban is an active member of the American Medical Association, the Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology, the American Academy of Ophthalmology, the Tampa Bay Ophthalmologic Society, the American Society for Laser Medicine and Surgery, the Chandler-Grant Society, the Contact Lens Association of Ophthalmologists, and the American Glaucoma Society.

Dr Urban has a keen interest in international ophthalmology. He has served as a visiting opthalmic surgeon at the request of the governments of: India (Aravind national Eye hospital); El Salvador (Rosales National Hospital); and Guatemala (Rodolfo Robles national Eye Hospital).

He has presented his work at scientific meetings both nationally and internationally, and his work has been published by The Journal of the American Medical Association, Experimental Eye Research, Investigative Ophthalmology and Visual Science, American Journal of Ophthalmology, International Ophthalmology Clinics, and the Survey of Ophthalmology. He has served as a manuscript referee for Archives of Ophthalmology, American Journal of Ophthalmology, Ophthalmology, and the Survey of Ophthalmology. He has served on the faculties of Harvard Medical School, and the University of South Florida. He has served in numerous roles as a consultant, including to the Florida Department of Professional Regulation, and the Ethics Committee of the American Academy of Ophthalmology.

He has been named as both one of America’s Top Doctors and one of American’s Best Doctors.

Dr. Urban lives in Oldsmar with his wife and three children.