Eye florida

Board certified ophthalmologist

Dr. Jose Flores, M.D.


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.

Research Publications

  • 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



Fun Fact

Dr. Flores enjoys traveling and spending time with his two sons in his free time.