Mario del Cid, M.D.
A native of South Florida, Dr. Mario del Cid joined the Retina Group of Florida after completing his fellowship in Vitreoretinal Disease and Surgery with the Cincinnati Eye Institute/University of Cincinnati in Ohio.
Dr. del Cid received his Bachelor of Arts degree, Magna Cum Laude, in Psychology from Florida International University and he earned his Medical Degree from Tulane University and then completed his ophthalmology residency at the University of Texas Health Science Center in San Antonio, where he was honored with Mary Bass Boenker Scholar Award, named Resident of the Year, and served as Chief Resident during his final year.
“It is a great privilege to create a meaningful relationship with my patients, working together to restore their vision.”— Dr. Mario del Cid
Dr. del Cid has a research interest in the use of non-steroidal therapeutics in ophthalmology and has presented his research at the American Academy of Ophthalmology, Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology, and the American Society of Retina Specialists. He has multiple publications including the prestigious journal Archives of Ophthalmology. Dr. del Cid is a member of the American Society of Retina Specialists and American Academy of Ophthalmology. Dr. del Cid is also Board-Certified by the American Board of Ophthalmology. Dr. del Cid is a voluntary Clinical Assistant Professor in the department of Ophthalmology at the Herbert Wertheim College of Medicine at Florida International University.
In his spare time, Dr. del Cid enjoys spending time with his wife and family. His interests include biking, golf, following professional sports, and reading. He is fluent in both English and Spanish.