Hugo M. Linares, D.O.

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Hugo M. Linares, D.O.Hugo M. Linares, DO is a Fellowship Trained Surgeon and practices in Vitreoretinal Surgery and Uveitis. Dr. Linares is a graduate of the New York College of Osteopathic Medicine, Old Westbury, NY. He completed his ophthalmology residency at the Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine, Philadelphia, PA and continued on to achieve his Fellowship at The National Retina Institute, Towson, MD. Linares has lectured to various organizations and is a Certified Ophthalmologist with a Fellowship in Vitreoretinal Surgery & Uveitis.

Where were you born and raised?

I was born on the West Coast of Peru, but my family moved to the United States when I was very young. Growing up we lived in several locations across Central New Jersey.

What is your favorite part about being an ophthalmologist?

Ophthalmology is a beautiful field! The complexities and detailed-oriented approach are the attributes I enjoy the most, and no ophthalmic subspecialty embodies these attributes more than vitreoretinal surgery. I also take great pride in building physician-patient relationships by spending time with and educating my patients.

How many years have you been practicing ophthalmology?

I have been practicing ophthalmology for 7 years but have been specializing in retina for 5 years.

Favorite thing to do outside of work?

I love attending sporting events and exercising.

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