Orazio Giliberti

Orazio Giliberti, MD, FACS

Associate Dean of US Clinical Studies
Professor and Director of Ophthalmology
Clinical Professor, Department of Surgery

Dr. Giliberti, MD SGU ’82, FACS, is an Associate Dean of US Clinical Studies at St. George’s University, as well as Professor and Director of Ophthalmology, and a Clinical Professor in SGU’s Department of Surgery. Through SGU’s Physician Humanitarian Network (PHN) program, Dr. Giliberti has performed dozens of surgeries at no cost for Grenadian citizens. He and his daughter, Francesca M. Giliberti, MD SGU ’10, launched an ophthalmology clinic in Grenada, which has sponsored over 27 physician trips to the island. The program has piqued the interest of doctors from all over the United States and abroad, including other SGU graduates, who are willing to donate their time and equipment.

Additionally in the academic realm, Dr. Giliberti is an Assistant Clinical Professor and Chairman of the GME Department of Ophthalmology at Seton Hall University. At Rutgers New Jersey Medical School, he is an Assistant Clinical Professor of Ophthalmology. He has been an Attending Physician at Clara Maass Medical Center in Belleville, NJ, since 1987.

Dr. Giliberti owns and operates a private practice, Giliberti Eye and Laser Center, in Totowa, NJ. Giliberti Eye and Laser Center is comprised of three SGU graduates, as Dr. Giliberti works with his daughter, Francesca, as well as Dominick I. Golio, MD SGU ’98.  Dr. Giliberti specializes in a wide range of refractive procedures, including bladeless PRK, epi-LASEK, and LASIK, which he performs in the office’s in-house laser vision correction suite with the VISX S4 excimer laser. Dr. Giliberti is also an innovator in laser cataract surgery and special uses of custom multifocal lenses and astigmatism reduction.  He is among the first doctors in New Jersey to offer advanced laser cataract surgery with astigmatism correction using the OptiMedica Catalys Laser System and the LenSx Laser System.