Dr. Joseph N. Giacometti

M.D.

Dr. Joseph N. Giacometti

Dr. Joseph Giacometti joined Northeastern Eye Institute in 2019. He practices in our Scranton and Forty Fort offices. Dr. Giacometti specializes in Oculofacial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery.

M.D.

Dr. Joseph N. Giacometti

Dr. Joseph Giacometti joined Northeastern Eye Institute in 2019. He practices in our Scranton and Forty Fort offices. Dr. Giacometti specializes in Oculofacial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery.

Northeastern Eye Institute
Forty Fort Location

Northeastern Eye Institute’s Forty Fort office is located at 190 Welles Street in the Cross Valley West Professional Building which is just across from the Beer Deli. In addition to Forty Fort, this office also serves the communities of Wilkes-Barre, Hanover Township., Kingston, Edwardsville, Swoyersville, Plymouth, Nanticoke, Plains, Larksville, Pringle, Glen Lyon, Ashley and Sugar Notch.

Northeastern Eye Institute
Scranton Location

Our Scranton office is home to our Ambulatory Surgical Center where we offer LASIK, cataract surgery, intraocular lens implants, and other eye surgeries to correct retina issues for patients in Scranton, Wilkes-Barre, Hazleton, and other nearby areas in northeastern Pennsylvania.

About

Education

Dr. Giacometti received his bachelor’s degree from the University of Pennsylvania and his medical degree from Jefferson Medical College in Philadelphia. He completed an internship at Lankenau Medical Center in the Philadelphia suburbs, followed by Ophthalmology training at Yale University, where he served as chief resident in his final year.

Experience

He completed a two-year fellowship in Ophthalmic Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery at Baylor College of Medicine in Houston.

Research & Community

Dr. Giacometti is board certified by the American Board of Ophthalmology. He was inducted as a member into the highly selective American Society of Ophthalmic Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery. He is a fellow of the American Academy of Ophthalmology, a member of the Pennsylvania Medical Society, and a past executive member of the Connecticut Society of Eye Physicians.

Personal

Prior to joining NEI, Dr. Giacometti practiced in the greater Philadelphia area. In addition to working in a busy private practice, he also served on the oculoplastic and orbital surgery service at Wills Eye Hospital, where he contributed to the education of residents and medical students both in clinic and the operating room. A native of Old Forge, he is thrilled to return to Northeastern Pennsylvania to continue his career at NEI.

Why Choose Joseph N. Giacometti

Dr. Giacometti specializes in Oculofacial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery. He treats various medical and surgical problems involving the eyelids, face, eye socket, and tear drainage system. He also specializes in surgical and non-surgical cosmetic procedures of the eyelids and face.