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Meet Your Surgeon

Cornea Specialist, LASIK and Cataract Surgeon
Board-Certified Ophthalmologist
Fellowship-Trained Refractive and Cornea Specialist, LASIK and Cataract Surgeon

Areas of Specialty

  • Micro-Incision Cataract Surgery
  • Laser Cataract Surgery
  • Advanced Cataract Lens Implants/Crystalens®, ReSTOR®, Toric
  • Custom LASIK Vision Correction
  • Dry Eyes
  • Routine Eye Care

A Foundation of Educational Excellence

Dr. Robert Sambursky completed his undergraduate degree at Brown University and continued his education by receiving his medical degree from Boston University, where he graduated Magna Cum Laude. After his internship at Mount Auburn Hospital in Massachusetts, he completed a residency at Wills Eye Hospital in Philadelphia where he was selected Co-Chief Resident.

Dr. Sambursky received subspecialty training in advanced cataract and implant surgery, corneal transplants, external eye diseases and laser vision correction as a Cornea Fellow at the prestigious Wills Eye Hospital. He joined Coastal Eye Institute in 2005.

Credentials You Can Trust

  • Board Certified, American Board of Ophthalmology
  • Fellowship-Trained in Cataract Surgery, LASIK and Cornea Diseases
  • Member, Alpha Omega Alpha Medical Honor Society

Why Choose CEI?

Coastal Eye Institute (formerly Manatee Sarasota Eye Clinic) is one of the area’s largest ophthalmology practices featuring a comprehensive team of fellowship-trained ophthalmologists in every subspecialty of eye care.From infancy to the golden years...we provide care for the total health of your eyes. Trust your eye care to our specialists!


Coastal Eye Institute has fellowship-trained ophthalmologists in every specialty of eye care:

  • ➢ Laser Cataract Surgery
  • ➢ Glaucoma
  • ➢ Macular Degeneration
  • ➢ Diabetic Retinopathy
  • ➢ Dry Eye Disease
  • ➢ LASIK Laser Vision Correction
  • ➢ Neuro-Ophthalmology
  • ➢ Pediatric Eye Care
  • ➢ Routine Eye Care
Schedule an Appointment

We are happy to work with your busy schedule! With nine physicians and four offices, we are confident we can find a time, day and location that is convenient for you. Call 941-748-1818 and let us help you on your way to seeing more clearly!


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