Michael Mequio, MD

Dr. Michael Mequio, MD is a board-certified ophthalmologist specializing in cataract surgery – including advanced technology intraocular implants. In addition to providing treatment of a wide range of eye disorders, Dr. Mequio treats patients with glaucoma, including selective laser trabeculoplasty (SLT) procedures and minimally invasive glaucoma surgery (MIGS).

Dr. Mequio earned his undergraduate degree at Kalamazoo College in Kalamazoo, MI. He graduated from Wayne State University School of Medicine at the top of his class. Dr. Mequio then completed his residency training at Kresge Eye Institute in Detroit, serving as Chief Resident.

Prior to joining St. Luke’s Cataract & Laser Institute, Dr. Mequio practiced in Stockton, California and served in the United States Air Force, at MacDill Air Force Base in Tampa, Florida. While active in the Air Force, he served as Chief of Ophthalmology at MacDill Air Force Base, where he also earned the Meritorious Service Medal. This honor is a military award presented to members of the United States Armed Forces who distinguish themselves by outstanding acts of service to our nation.

Dr. Mequio has a passion for humanitarian medicine. Over the years, he has completed mission work in Zambia, The Philippines, Malaysia and Thailand. He also enjoys water sports such as kite-boarding and stand-up paddle boarding and spending time with his family.

Dr. Mequio, his wife, Devin, and three small children are happy to be returning to Florida, a state they came to love while he was stationed at Eglin Air Force Base and MacDill Air Force Base.

American Academy of Ophthalmology
American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery
Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology
American Medical Association