Jeffrey Martin, M.D., F.A.C.S., practices at our state-of-the-art facility located in Smithtown. He is a specialist in cataract surgery and laser vision correction, and teaches at several hospitals and universities.
Dr. Jeffrey Martin is a board certified ophthalmologist and managing partner of SightMD. His father founded the practice in 1962, and Dr. Martin is proud to have helped it become a regional leader in eye care. Dr. Martin is a specialist in both LASIK and cataracts surgery.
Dr. Jeffrey Martin was born and raised in Smithtown, New York. He earned a biology degree summa cum laude from Muhlenberg College and was elected Phi Beta Kappa. He went on to receive his medical degree from the State University of New York at Stony Brook School of Medicine. Dr. Martin completed his internship at Lenox Hill Hospital in New York and served as chief resident in ophthalmology at Nassau County Medical Center. He joined his father and the other eye doctors at SightMD in 1997.
Meet Dr. Jeffrey Martin
Dr. Martin is an assistant clinical professor of ophthalmology at the State University of New York Stony Brook. In addition, he devotes time to teaching resident ophthalmologists at the Northport Veterans Administration Medical Center. For the last several years, Dr. Martin has been selected for inclusion in “Top Doctors: New York Metro Area” by Castle Connolly Medical Ltd. He has also been selected to receive “Patient Choice” and “Compassionate Doctor” awards.
Dr. Martin is board certified by the American Board of Ophthalmology. He is a fellow of the American Academy of Ophthalmology, the American College of Surgeons, the American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery, and is a member of the Medical Society of the State Of New York, the Suffolk County Medical Society, the New York State Ophthalmologic Society, the Long Island Ambulatory Surgery Center, the Syosset Hospital, and Northport Veterans Administration Medical Center.
In July 2021, Newsweek released the results of a nation-wide survey which placed Dr. Jeffrey Martin as one of the top 300 eye doctors in the country. The study polled over 10,000 members of the eye care community to rank their peers on three categories: the quality of care they provide, the continuity of that care, and the quality of the technology they use in their practices. Dr. Martin ranked #67 on the list and continues to strive for perfection when it comes to caring for his patients.
On the Radio
Listen to Dr. Jeffrey Martin walk through safety, patient concerns, and the process of both LASIK and cataract surgeries.
Dr. Jeffrey Martin is a specialist in cataract surgery and laser vision correction. When it comes to cataract surgery, Dr. Martin has been committed to the best technology and surgical technique. He routinely performs cataract surgery through a microscopic incision without the need for stitches, needles around the eyes or even an eye patch afterward. Patients leave the surgery center with restored vision and are able to start the important post-operative eye drops right away. The eye doctor uses premium intraocular implants that allow many of our patients to be free from glasses and contact lenses for far and near.
With laser vision correction, Dr. Martin is proud to have a state of the art LASIK center right in our Smithtown office. He utilizes the best in custom bladeless LASIK that gives our patients the best possible outcome. Every flap made in LASIK is made with a blade-free laser called Intralase that creates the safest and most precise flaps possible. He then uses iDesign LASIK using the latest including automatic centering and eye tracking as well as iris registration. This amazing technology along with over a decade of experience places Dr. Martin at the highest level of LASIK surgery.
In addition to his clinical duties, Dr. Martin serves as Managing Partner of SightMD. He and his wife have three children. In his spare time, he enjoys skiing, cycling, and spending time with his family.