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, fisiology 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

Tel: (+39) 055-476087

Via Pisana 289
50100 Scandicci

Tel: (+39) 055-755746

Via Gianpaolo Orsini 26r

Tel: (+39) 055-6581126

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

Tel: (+39) 339-1504114

Via Pistoiese, 11

Tel: (+39) 055-318871/2


Mobile Phone: (+39) 339 1504114