Dr. Gallo completed his undergraduate training in Biology and Neuroscience at the University of Rochester graduating Magna Cum Laude. He was introduced to the field of ophthalmology while pursuing research within the Department of Neuroscience at Strong Memorial Hospital in Rochester, NY. Dr. Gallo’s undergraduate achievements earned him a recommendation for admission to the academic honor society Phi Beta Kappa by his mentors. He returned to his New England roots for postgraduate study receiving his medical degree (MD) at the University of Massachusetts Medical School in 1991. Dr. Gallo received his training in ophthalmology at the Tufts-New England Medical Center in Boston. He received the Pewett Award for excellence in residency training graduating in 1995. Dr Gallo remained at the New England Eye Center completing a fellowship in Corneal and External diseases of the eye during which he learned how to perform complex surgeries such as corneal transplantation. At the completion of fellowship training in 1996 he achieved Board Certification in Ophthalmology. Dr. Gallo joined the faculty of Tufts-New England Eye Center serving as an Assistant Professor of Ophthalmology and providing Corneal subspecialty expertise throughout Central Massachusetts. He moved to private practice in 2000 joining the Worcester Ophthalmology Associates.
In addition to his clinical responsibilities, Dr. Gallo has been an advocate for maintaining the quality of eye care in Massachusetts. He is a board member of the Massachusetts Society of Physicians and Surgeons and committee member of the Worcester District Medical Society. He was elected President of the Massachusetts Society of Physicians and Surgeons in 2014 and served two years advocating for patients and ophthalmologists within Massachusetts and at the national level.
Dr Gallo is currently accepting patients with a broad spectrum of eye disorders including cataracts, diabetes, macular degeneration, glaucoma, and diseases of the cornea.