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Vitreo-Retinal Specialist, Yefim Genson, D.O., Joins SightMD

SightMD, a leading multi-specialty ophthalmology platform and a portfolio company of Chicago Pacific Founders, today announced that it has hired retinal specialist Yefim Genson, D.O., F.A.C.S. to join its growing team of over 80 providers in the Tri-state area.

Dr. Genson is an attentive and uniquely-trained ophthalmologist with sub-specialty training in the diseases and surgery of the vitreous body of the eye and retina.  Dr. Genson completed his undergraduate studies at Boston University and earned his Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine at Touro College of Osteopathic Medicine in New York City, where he served as Vice President of the Student Osteopathic Surgical Association.  Dr. Genson then completed his ophthalmology training at St. John’s Episcopal Hospital in Rockaway, New York.  

After completing his residency training in ophthalmology, Dr. Genson embarked on his sub-specialty training at Koch Eye Associates in Warwick, Rhode Island, where he completed his medical retina fellowship.  Dr. Genson is licensed to practice in both New York and Rhode Island and is a member of the American Academy of Ophthalmology and the American Osteopathic Association. 

“As a relatively young specialist trained in the latest breakthroughs in retinal care, it is a privilege to launch my medical career with colleagues at SightMD, whom I consider the premier ophthalmology providers in the country,” said Dr. Genson. “Their commitment to patient-focused, clinically excellent care – with the added convenience of seven-days-a-week access – is truly unmatched in our industry,” he said.  “I am honored to be given the opportunity to join a group whose commitment to leading-edge advancements in care and technology is surpassed only by their passion for accessible, clinically-excellent patient care.”

Jeffrey Martin, a Co-founder, and President of SightMD, said “Dr. Genson has the added benefit of being fellowship-trained in the latest advances in diseases of the retina.  Expanding our medical staff with young physicians of his caliber helps us ensure that we can continue delivering a superior quality of personalized comprehensive ophthalmic care for patients across the greater Long Island / New York Metro area for generations to come.” 

Dr. Genson is fluent in English and Russian and enjoys exercising, rock climbing, reading, traveling and teaching in his spare time.  “My goal as a new member of the SightMD team is to help the Company expand upon its track record of clinical excellence and growth,” said Dr. Genson.

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