Dr. Douglas E Mazzuca Jr. is a board certified ophthalmologist who joined the Mazzuca Eye and Laser team in 2016. He graduated from Villanova University with a degree in mechanical engineering. Realizing that medicine was his true passion, he then went on to obtain his medical degree from the Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine. Following in his father’s footsteps, he completed his ophthalmology residency training at the Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine where he served as chief resident.
Dr Mazzuca Jr. also worked closely with various surgeons at Wills Eye Hospital where a good portion of his surgical and didactic training took place. During his residency he authored and participated in several research papers. He won the best poster presentation at the 2016 AOCOO-HNS annual meeting. He is a member of the American Academy of Ophthalmology, The New Jersey Academy of Ophthalmology, and the American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgeons.
Over the past year, Dr Mazzuca Jr. has taken over the entirety of the surgical volume at Mazzuca Eye and Laser Centers. He offers both medical and surgical treatment for a wide variety of ophthalmic disorders including; dry eye, glaucoma, cataracts, refractive disorders with PRK treatment, retinal and oculoplastic disorders. He is an attending surgeon at the Salem Medical Center and also performs surgery at the Gloucester County Surgical Center.
Dr Mazzuca Jr. currently lives in Philadelphia with his wife, daughter, and son.