Dr. Jose Flores is a board certified ophthalmologist that specializes in Uveitis (inflammatory conditions of the eye) and anterior segment surgery. Dr. Flores has over 20 years of experience, beginning his career by completing his medical education at the University of Puerto Rico. He completed a fellowship at the University of Illinois at Chicago in the Chicago Eye and Ear Infirmary. Dr. Flores is a published author and holds membership in the American Academy of Ophthalmology, Florida Society of Ophthalmology, Pan American Association of Ophthalmology, and American Uveitis Society.
Licences & Certifications
American Board of Ophthalmology, Certificacion Tribunal Examinador de Medicos, Puerto Rico. License 11435
Specialty Certification Tribunal Examinador de Medicos, Puerto Rico.
National Board of Medical Examiners, certified. April 1991
American Board of Ophthalmology, certified. November 1994.
American Board of Ophthalmology, recertification. 2005.
American Board of Ophthalmology Recertification 2015.
Uveitis: Article for the Ophthalmic Technicians Newsletter, Chicago, Illinois.
Organic melanin effects on the immunoregulatory properties of the aqueous humor.
Poster presentation at the 6th International Symposium on the Immunology and Immunopathology
of the Eye. National Eye Institute, Washington, D.C. 1994
Vogt-Koyanagi-Harada (uveomeningeal) syndrome. Eye and Skin Diseases
memberships & languages
Puerto Rico Ophthalmology Society
American Academy of Ophthalmology
PanAmerican Society of Ophthalmology
American Uveitis Society
International Ocular Inflammation Society
Spanish and English,
both written and spoken
University of Illinois at Chicago, Eye and Ear Infirmary, Chicago, Illinois
Fellowship in Ocular Immunology (Uveitis). Professor: Howard H. Tessler, M.D. 1994
University of Puerto Rico, Medical Sciences Campus, Ophthalmology Department
Specialty in Ophthalmology. Chairman: W. Townsend, M.D. 1993
San Juan City Hospital, Puerto Rico Medical Center, Rio Piedras, P.R. Internship, 1990
University of Puerto Rico, Medical Sciences Campus
Medicine Doctor, 1989
University of Puerto Rico, Rio Piedras Campus
B.S. degree major in Biology, minor in mathematics,1983
Dr. Flores enjoys traveling and spending time with his two sons in his free time.