Dr. Joseph Bentivegna
, an ophthalmologist in Rocky Hill, CT, brings over 25 years of medical expertise to infoMedMD. Dr. Bentivegna is an attending physician at Hartford Hospital (Connecticut) who graduated from St. Francis College and Penn State Medical School. Dr. Joe did a medical internship at Brown University (Roger Williams Hospital) and then a year as a volunteer physician in Haiti for the Missionaries of Charity (the order of Mother Teresa). Dr. Joe did his ophthalmological training at New York Medical College and became board certified in 1989. His research on the mechanism of accommodation (how the eye focuses) won first place for research at Penn State Medical School. Dr. Bentivegna was once a syndicated columnist writing on medicine and politics and ran for the United States Senate in 1994. He has written three books: The Neglected and Abused: A Physician's Year in Haiti, When to Refuse Treatment and The Lords of Greenwich. Founded by Dr. Joseph Bentivegna, InfomedMD is an intelligent healthcare application which through a series of questions (infoMeds) provides you with personalized medical information specific to you and your symptoms.