Dr. Gordon attended the University of Pennsylvania as an undergraduate student where he received a BA degree in chemistry, summa cum laude. He was also inducted into the Phi Beta Kappa honor society. Subsequently Dr. Gordon attended the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine where he received his MD degree in 1991. After serving as an intern on the internal medicine service at Pennsylvania Hospital, Dr. Gordon completed a three year residency in ophthalmology at Penn’s Scheie Eye Institute. Dr. Gordon then served an additional year as assistant chief of service at Scheie while he simultaneously completed fellowship training in glaucoma. As a glaucoma fellow, Dr. Gordon participated in the multi-center Ocular Hypertension Treatment Study and the national Collaborative Initial Glaucoma Treatment Study. Dr. Gordon was appointed assistant professor of ophthalmology at Penn prior to joining Tri-County Eye Physicians and Surgeons in 1997.
As one of the principals of Tri-County Eye, Dr. Gordon recently completed a three year term as medical director of Tri-County Surgery Center. He is a past secretary/treasurer and president of the Philadelphia Ophthalmic Club and is a member of the American Academy of Ophthalmology, the American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgeons and the Pennsylvania Academy of Ophthalmology. Dr. Gordon is board certified in ophthalmology and is a fellow of the American College of Surgeons.
Dr. Gordon is married and has two teenage children. His wife is a practicing anesthesiologist in the greater Philadelphia area. His daughter is a student at the University of Rochester and his son is in college.