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Dr. Galler graduated Magna Cum Laude from Boston University and went on to receive his medical degree from Boston University School of Medicine. He was selected for a one-year laser research fellowship at the prestigious Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary, an affiliate of Harvard Medical School. Dr. Galler completed his residency training in ophthalmology and served as chief resident at Lenox Hill Hospital – New York University School of Medicine. He was then chosen for a fellowship in Cornea and Refractive Surgery at the New England Eye Center in Boston where he participated in the FDA trials of laser vision correction. Dr. Galler is a board-certified ophthalmologist who has practiced in Rhode Island since 1995. A pioneer in laser vision correction, Dr. Galler was the first to perform the procedure in Rhode Island, and he is one of the most experienced LASIK surgeons in the area.
Dr. Galler has authored numerous journal articles and textbook chapters and has lectured internationally on laser vision correction. In addition to LASIK, Dr. Galler specializes in cataract and corneal transplant surgery. He is Clinical Instructor of Ophthalmology at Brown University School of Medicine. Dr. Galler is a member of the American Academy of Ophthalmology, the American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery, and the International Society of Refractive Surgery. Dr. Galler is a member of the medical staff of The Rhode Island Hospital, Kent County Memorial Hospital, and The Miriam Hospital, and is a member of the Board of Directors of the Rhode Island Society of Eye Physicians and Surgeons.He is the recipient of the Top 100 Doctors Award For Laser Vision Centers Inc. in 2001 and 2002.