Louis V. Angioletti Jr., M.D.

Dr. Lou AngiolettiDr. Louis V. Angioletti Jr. is an internationally recognized practicing medical retina specialist, specializing in age related macular degeneration and diabetic retinopathy for over forty years, and was the founder of Angioletti Retina Associates with offices in Fort Lee, NJ and New York City. He combined his NY - NJ practice and joined the Retina Center of New Jersey in April 2017, where he is now seeing patients at the Teaneck, NJ location.

Dr. Angioletti has lectured throughout the world including Japan, Venezuela, and Thailand, even performing emergency surgery on the Queen of Thailand, ironically after finishing a lecture.

On a more academic note, "Dr. Lou", as he is known, was invited to lecture at the prestigious Harvard Basic Science Course, teaching fluorescein angiography and laser surgery techniques to residents from all over the country at Colby College in Maine. Dr. Angioletti spent fourteen years, giving formal lectures each day at the College in Waterville, while closely interacting, informally, with the young ophthalmologists in training.

Dr. Angioletti completed his Residency at the celebrated New York Eye & Ear Infirmary in 1973, followed by a medical retina fellowship at this same prestigious institute. His undergraduate studies took place at Manhattan College, and four years later, he graduated from New York Medical College. In 2015, Lou was awarded the Medal of Honor for his distinguished career in medicine by his alma mater. Dr. Angioletti also has been chosen for the past fifteen years, including 2016-17 by the prominent Castle Connolly Official Provider as a TOP DOCTOR for the New York Metro Area.

Dr. Angioletti interned at St. Vincent's Hospital & Medical Center in New York
City and was offered a residency. Instead, he turned it down, volunteering to go to Vietnam. There, Dr. Angioletti served a thirteen month tour of duty with the United States Marine Corps, during the most intense period of the war (1968). At the Battle of Khe Sanh, he was awarded the Bronze star, while also receiving the Navy Commendation Medal, and the Vietnamese Cross of Gallantry. He and his comrades also were awarded The Presidential Unit Citation.

Lou was born and raised in Fort Lee, where he attended Fort Lee High School and was one of the first inductees into their Hall of Fame. Lou and his beautiful wife Catherine live in Norwood, NJ and their four children also reside in Bergen County. They have four grandchildren with hope that more are on the way.