Our Staff & Physicians

Our professional staff is a most valued asset of the Yuma Surgery Center.

We foster an atmosphere that encourages them to pursue continuing education and professional development.

They take pride in the fact that they are known by our patients for their warmth and compassion and they are instilled with the knowledge that medicine is an art as well as a science — and the well-being of our patients is at the heart of their focus.

Our skilled and knowledgeable nurses and technicians provide excellent care and assistance to ensure successful surgical outcomes for our patients. Our courteous and experienced office staff is in touch with our patients to ensure that our patient’s surgical procedure is optimally coordinated. We also offer a bilingual staff at our reception desk as well as our pre-op and post-op areas.


Patrick D. Aiello, M.D.

Patrick Aiello Bio

Dr. Aiello is a Senior Examiner for the American Board of Ophthalmology, the certification authority for ophthalmologists in the United States and Canada. He is an active member of the American Medical Association, the American Academy of Ophthalmology and the American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery.


Dr. Aiello performs several different types of eye surgery; his primary focus is cataract surgery. He has performed more than 30,000 surgeries, making him one of the countries most experienced eye surgeons.

Board Certifications

  • American Board of Ophthalmology, 1994
  • American Board of Internal Medicine, 1989

Education & Training

Medical School
  • University of Michigan, Ann Arbor
    Graduated in 1986
Residency Programs
  • Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN.
    Ophthalmology 1989-1992
  • University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill
    Internal Medicine 1987-1989

David Goldenberg, M.D.

David Goldenberg Bio

Dr. Goldenberg is an Ophthalmologist with a subspecialty in diseases and surgery of the retina and vitreous body of the eye.

Special Interests

Dr. Goldenberg has a particular interest in the surgical repair of macular holes, macular puckers, retinal detachments, and diabetic-related eye problems.

He has published multiple peer-reviewed articles and book chapters on various topics and has lectured at several national ophthalmology meetings. Additionally, Dr. Goldenberg has received numerous honors and awards for his work.

Board Certifications

  • American Board of Ophthalmology

Education & Training

Medical School
  • UCLA School of Medicine, CA
    Graduated in 2003
Residency & Fellowship Programs
  • Residency in ophthalmology at the UCLA Jules Stein Eye Institute
  • Two-year fellowship in medical retina and Vitreoretinal surgery at Associated Retinal Consultants at William Beaumont Hospital in Royal Oak, Michigan.