English-Speaking Ophthalmologist in Florence, Italy

Guido Richard Mastellone,
born in London (GB), resident in Florence, Italy

As medical student attended:

  • Department of Surgery (Mr. Nevill Gibson), Pembury Hospital, Tumbridge Weels, Kent (GB) .
  • Department of Ophtalmology (Dr. Earl Crouch), Eastern Virginia Medical School, Norfolk, Virginia (USA).
  • The Eye Hospital (Mr. Hung Cheng), Oxford, Oxfordshire (GB).

Degree in Medicine and Surgery at the University of Florence, Italy.

Appointment as Senior House Officer at the Eye Unit (Mr. Peter Fison), Sutton General Hospital, London (GB).

Appointment as Senior House Officer at the Prince Charles Eye Unit (Mr. Jack Kanski), King Edward VII Hospital, Windsor, Berks (GB).

As a scholarship holder of the Italian Ministry of Public Instruction attends the department of Experimental Ophthalmology (Prof. John Marshall) at Eye Institute, Moorfields Hospital, University of London (GB) taking part at a research project on the use of excimer laser in refractive surgery.

Completes residency in ophthalmology at Eye Clinic, University of Florence and becomes a member of the Italian Ophthalmological Society.

Teaches anatomy, physiology and ocular pathology at the School for Opticians and Optometrists in Vinci (Firenze)

Appointment as ophthalmologist at the Nuovo San Giovanni di Dio Hospital, Florence.

Joins the Florentine Ophthalmological Hospital.

Obtains a PhD in Physiopathological Ophthalmology at the University of Firenze, discussing a thesis on “ Clinical and Biological Aspects of Cornel Photoablation ”.

With the closure of the Florentine Ophthalmological Hospital, an Eye department is created at the Piero Palagi Hospital (IOT), Firenze near Piazzale Michelangelo where he - still today - works as Ophthalmologist.

Translation into Italian of the book "Clinical Ophtalmology" by Jack J. Kansky, Second Edition - Butterworhs.

Translation into Italian of the "Altlas of Clinical Ophtalmology" by David Spalton, Roger Hitchings, Paul Huner – Wolfe, Mosby

Visiting Rooms

📍 Via Gaetano Milanesi 83
Piazza Bernardo Tanucci 19
50134 Firenze

📞 (+39) 055-476087

🗓 Wednesday afternoons

📍 Via Pisana 289
50100 Scandicci

📞 (+39) 055-755746

🗓 Monday afternoons

📍 Via Gianpaolo Orsini 26r
50100 Firenze

📞 (+39) 055-6581126

🗓 Thursday mornings

📍 Eye Department
Piero Palagi Hospital (IOT)
Via San Bernardino da Siena
50125 Firenze

📞 (+39) 339-1504114

📍 Via Pistoiese, 11
50145 Firenze

📞 (+39) 055-318872

🗓 Friday afternoons

📍 Ambulatorio Misericordia
Piazza Vittorio Veneto 7
50020 Mercatale in Val di Pesa

📞 (+39) 055-821048

🗓 Saturday mornings

📍 Via Flavio Torello Baracchini 1c
50127 Firenze

📞 (+39) 327-9922139

🗓 Friday mornings


Mobile Phone: (+39) 339 1504114