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Sightmd Physicians Recognized On Newsweek’s List Of Best Ophthalmologists For 2022

Published on: August 18, 2022

Sightmd Physicians Recognized On Newsweek’s List Of Best Ophthalmologists For 2022

Newsweek’s List Of Best Ophthalmologists For 2022 features SightMD Physicians


Dr Jeffrey Martin and Dr James Gordon have been included on this year’s list of “America’s Best Ophthalmologists,” published by Newsweek, where they rank among 175 selected physicians. This prestigious award is presented by Newsweek and Statista Inc., the world-leading statistics portal and industry ranking provider. The awards list was announced on July 20th, 2022 and can currently be viewed on the Newsweek website.

After surveying more than 10,000 professionals from the nation’s eye care field, the results are in for this year’s top 175 ophthalmologists. Dr. James Gordon was ranked  2nd in New York and 21st in the nation, and Dr. Jeffrey Martin was ranked 6th in New York and 36th in the nation.

James R. Gordon, MD, is a board-certified ophthalmologist and oculofacial surgeon with over 20 years of experience. He has particular expertise in the handling of challenging and complex cases. Dr. Gordon has published numerous papers and given extensive lectures on ocular disease and eyelids as well as facial cosmetic procedures which include innovative techniques for fillers and injectables.

“I am humbled and honored to be recognized by my peers as one of America’s Top Ophthalmologists. It is such a privilege to serve patients every day along with the support of my dedicated team. I love my job and look forward to providing the best care to all my patients.” said Dr. James Gordon.

Jeffrey Martin, MD, is the co-founder and president of SightMD. His father founded the practice in 1962, and Dr. Martin is proud to have helped it become the leading eye care organization that it is today with more top doctors than any other practice in New York. Dr. Martin is a board-certified ophthalmologist who specializes in cataract and laser vision correction (LASIK)  eye surgery in Smithtown. 

“I am honored to be included on this list with some of the finest ophthalmologists in the country.   This recognition belongs to the entire team at SightMD.  Everyone works so hard to provide the best in eye care to our patients with incredible availability 7 days a week.” said Dr. Jeffrey Martin.

More than 5,500 health care professionals participated in the national survey—implemented by Statista—which asked them to recommend the best ophthalmologist in their state and in the US. Additionally, participants were asked to rank certain specifics that influence the quality of eye doctors, which include the sophistication of technical equipment and continuity of care as well as overall quality of care. The recommendations and quality score were analyzed to determine the 2022 list of “America’s Best Ophthalmologists.” 

About SightMD

SightMD is a rapidly-growing integrated ophthalmic provider group that offers patients access to over 80 eye care providers through the convenience of 40 locations across New York. SightMD’s track record of providing clinically-excellent care spans over 50 years, and its services include general eye exams, laser cataract surgery and lens implantation, glaucoma management, retinal disorder treatment, corneal services, neuro-ophthalmology, LASIK laser vision correction, oculoplastic surgery, pediatric ophthalmology, and audiology. Sight Growth Partners is the administrative services provider for SightMD. For more information about SightMD, please visit