Fred H Lambrou, M.D.

Founder, Retina Associates, P.A.

  • Board Certified American Academy of Ophthalmology
  • Fellowship in Medical and Surgical Retina: Medical College of Wisconsin
  • Residency:  Emory University
  • Medical School: Emory University
  • College: Princeton University, B.S.E Engineering, Summa Cum Laude.             

Dr. Lambrou is a board certified ophthalmologist, and fellowship trained retina specialist who has practiced medicine in Jacksonville Florida since founding Retina Associates, P.A. in 1988.  He is one of the most experienced and best trained retina surgeons in the state, graduating Summa Cum Laude from Princeton with a B.S.E. in electrical engineering. He received his MD from Emory University School of Medicine where he was elected to the Medical Honor Society and  completed his ophthalmology residency at Emory, serving as Chief Resident in his final year. He then did a two year medical and surgical retina fellowship at one of the top fellowships in the country, The Medical College of Wisconsin. He has served as a Clinical Assistant Professor at University of Florida, and as Ophthalmology section chief at St. Vincent’s and University Hospitals.  He has received numerous awards both for his clinical excellence and for his charitable work including the 2005 Orbis Medical Faculty Award, the 2005 Florida Society of Ophthalmology Community Service Award and the 2014 Vision is Priceless “Most Valuable Volunteer” award. In addition, Dr. Lambrou has been involved in numerous clinical trials, published dozens of papers, and received research grant funding to pursue his ideas.

Dr. Lambrou and his wife are passionate about philanthropy and very involved in the Jacksonville community, supporting the Jacksonville Historical Society, The World Affairs Council, and the Music Through the Ages program at All Saints Episcopal Church.  He is currently visiting faculty at Saint Georges University School of Medicine in St. George, Grenada where he provides free medical care, including retina surgery, to the small island nation.

Dr. Lambrou is committed to providing the highest level of care to his patients irrespective of their financial condition.

H. Alexander Leder, M.D.

  • Board Certified American Academy of Ophthalmology
  • Assistant Professor of Ophthalmology, Johns Hopkins, Wilmer Eye Institute
  • Assistant Chief of Service, Johns Hopkins, Wilmer Eye Institute
  • Fellowship in Medical and Surgical Retina: Johns Hopkins, Wilmer Eye Institute
  • Fellowship in Medical Retina, Duke University Eye Center
  • Fellowship in Uveitis and Ocular inflammatory diseases: Johns Hopkins, Wilmer Eye Institute
  • Residency:  LSU-Ochsner Ophthalmology
  • Medical School: University of Connecticut
  • College: Yale University, BS Physics             

Certified by the American Board of Ophthalmology and a fellow of the American Academy of Ophthalmology, Dr. Leder is a graduate of Yale University with a degree in Physics, and the University Of Connecticut School Of Medicine. He completed his internship in Internal Medicine at Ochsner Clinic Foundation and his residency in Ophthalmology at the Louisiana State University Eye Center in New Orleans. He was the senior ophthalmologist in New Orleans during Hurricane Katrina, caring for patients and helping to evacuate Charity Hospital. 

After his residency, Dr. Leder went on to receive Advanced Subspecialty Fellowship Training in Medical Diseases of the Retina at the Duke University Eye Center and he also completed fellowships in Ocular Immunology and Uveitis, as well as Medical Diseases and Surgery of the Retina and Vitreous at the Wilmer Eye Institute, of the Johns Hopkins University.

Dr. Leder’s academic career began when he had the privilege to be chosen for the very prestigious position of Assistant Chief of Service at Wilmer during which time he served as the Assistant Director of the Maryland Ocular Trauma Center, and Director of the General Eye Service at Wilmer.  He went on to be an Assistant Professor at Johns Hopkins University, and the Albert Einstein School of Medicine.  Dr. Leder has been involved in many clinical trials and authored dozens of publications on retinal diseases, uveitis, and surgery. He has served as Editor of the Clinical Reference Systems and as a consultant for the Food and Drug Administration Division of Ophthalmic Devices, the division which clears ophthalmic medical devices for clinical use in the United States.  After he left academia, he was in private practice in Maryland for 5 years before joining Retina Associates.

Dr. Leder is married to an educator who is a graduate of the University of Florida (Go Gators!!). He and his wife are actively involved in many community organizations in both Duval and St. Johns counties. Together, they are the devoted parents of their two sons, ages 6 and 4.



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3636 University Blvd. South Suite A-6
Jacksonville, Florida 32216
Phone: (904) 733-1152

Saint Vincent's Riverside
2 Shircliff Way Suite 715
Jacksonville, Florida 32204
Phone: (904) 388-8446

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1563 Kingsley Ave. Suite 101
Orange Park, Florida 32073
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