Brent Bellotte MD is board certified by the American Board of Ophthalmology. He completed his ophthalmology training from Texas Tech University Department of Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences, where the department heads selected him for the prestigious chief designation of his residency program. During this time, he was honored with the coveted Grand Rounds Presentation Award from Texas Tech University. His recent accomplishments include being chosen for the Castle Connolly American Top Doctor 2015-2019 award, as well as the Patient’s Choice Award. Brent Bellotte MD is considered a thought leader in the medical and surgical field of ophthalmology and as such, he has been asked to be a speaker for many ophthalmic companies including Glaukos, Sun Ophthalmics and Optos. Additionally, Brent Bellotte MD is an active expert ophthalmology consultant for Medicare. He served as a founding father for the Eye Physicians of Florida Ophthalmology Mega group and as a consulting member of the advisory board for BlueCross Blue Shield. Following these accomplishments, he served as a consulting founder of HipaaBridge, a secure medical texting phone application, that has now been adopted by many prominent hospital systems.
His past achievements include receipt of the Award of Excellence from West Virginia University School of Medicine, for outstanding class rank. He also received the acclaimed Peggy Preston Tertiary Scholarship, the Hurlbutt Memorial Endowment, and was awarded the Spurlock Fellowship for work sequencing retroviral DNA. Additionally, he was elected as a judge for the Van Liere Research Convocation.