Dr. William J. Mestrezat , MD

General Surgery and Ophthalmology

(941) 925-2020

Center For Sight
2601 S Tamiami Trl
Sarasota, FL 34239


Dr. William Mestrezat is board certified and a Harvard fellowship trained Ophthalmologist specializing in the diagnosis and treatment of retina-vitreous diseases. A native of Flint, Michigan, he earned his bachelor%u2019s degree from Albion College and then attended medical school in Detroit at Wayne State University. He completed his internship at William Beaumont Hospital and residency in ophthalmology at Wayne State University. In addition, Dr. Mestrezat completed his fellowship training in retina-vitreous surgery at the Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary affiliated with the prestigious Harvard University. Dr. Mestrezat offers the most advanced treatments available for patients who suffer from retinal detachments, eye trauma, macular degeneration and retinal vascular diseases which include diabetic retinopathy. As a clinical investigator for national clinical trials, Dr. Mestrezat continues to research and develop new and innovative treatments for sight threatening diseases. At Center For Sight, Dr. Mestrezat uses the latest state-of-the-art equipment for diagnosis and treatment of retinal diseases including the latest 25-gauge instrumentation which has been proven to reduce patient discomfort following surgery. Dr. Mestrezat resides in Sarasota with his wife Elaine and is the proud father of two sons: Christopher, who is training to be an adolescent and child psychiatrist; and Scott, a commodities trader at the Board of Trade. Dr. Mestrezat spends his free time staying active in the outdoors. As an avid runner, biker and swimmer, he has participated in numerous triathlons. He also enjoys water skiing, snow skiing and golfing.

Gender: N/A

Years in Practice: 43 Years

Languages Spoken: Spanish and English

Education & Training

Medical School: Wayne State University School Of Medicine

Graduation Date: in 1977

Specialties & Hospital Affiliations

Hospital Affiliations:

  • Sarasota Memorial Health Care System
  • Doctor's Hospital
  • Venice Regional Bayfront Health

Specialties: General Surgery and Ophthalmology

Health Insurance and Affiliations

  • Aetna Choice POS II
  • Aetna HMO
  • Aetna Managed Choice POS Open Access
  • Aetna Signature Administrators PPO
  • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • CIGNA Open Access Plus
  • Coventry FL Employer Group PPO
  • First Health PPO
  • Florida Blue BlueCare HMO
  • Florida Blue BlueOptions
  • Humana Choice POS
  • Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
  • Humana HMO
  • Humana HMO Premier
  • Humana HMO Select
  • Humana National POS
  • Humana Tampa Bay CoreNet
  • Multiplan PPO
  • UHC Choice Plus POS
  • UHC Compass HMO
  • UHC Navigate HMO
  • UHC Navigate POS
  • UHC Options PPO

Dr. Mestrezat's Office Information

Fax: (941) 133-0220
Website: centerforsight.net
Accepting New Patients: Yes
Medicare Accepted: Yes
Medicaid Accepted: Yes

Office Hours:

Mon8:00 AM-5:00 PM
Tue8:00 AM-5:00 PM
Wed8:00 AM-5:00 PM
Thu8:00 AM-5:00 PM
Fri8:00 AM-5:00 PM

Doctor Mestrezat's Other Office Information

Center For Sight
1360 E Venice Ave
Venice, FL 34285
(941) 488-2020

Fax:(941) 148-4220
Accepting New Patients: Yes
Medicare Accepted:Yes
Medicaid Accepted:No

Office Hours:

Mon8:00 AM-5:00 PM
Tue8:00 AM-5:00 PM
Wed8:00 AM-5:00 PM
Thu8:00 AM-5:00 PM
Fri8:00 AM-5:00 PM

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