Our Doctors

Leonard R. Cacioppo, MD

Hernando Eye Institute Doctor Information

Dr. Cacioppo is from Brooklyn, New York.  He received his Bachelor of Science degree from the Boston University and received his Medical Degree in Washington, D.C.  His internship and residency training in Ophthalmology were served at the St. Vincent's Hospital and Medical Center in New York.

Dr. Cacioppo moved to Broward County in 1980 where he opened his own private practice.  In 1983 moved to Hernando County and opened The Hernando Eye Institute.

Dr. Cacioppo's professional certifications and affiliations include:
  • Board Certified by American Board of Ophthalmology
  • Fellow of the American Academy of Ophthalmology
  • Fellow of the International College of Surgeons
  • Florida Society of Ophthalmology
  • American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery
  • American Intra-Ocular Implant Society
  • Past President of the Broward County Ophthalmological Society

James R. Jachimowicz, MD

Dr. Jachimowicz is from New Britain, Connecticut.  He received his Bachelor of Science degree from the University of Connecticut and received his Master of Science and Medical Degrees from Louisiana State University School of Medicine in New Orleans.  While there, he was selected to the Alpha Omega Alpha Medical honor society.  His internship and residency training in Ophthalmology were served at the Medical College of Georgia.  

Dr. Jachimowicz joined The Hernando Eye Institute in 1989 and has practiced full-time in Hernando County since then.  

Dr. Jachimowicz's professional certifications and affiliations include:
  • American Academy of Ophthalmology
  • Florida Society of Ophthalmology
  • American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery
  • Florida and Hernando County Medical Societies
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