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Gary D. Markowitz, MD

Gary D. Markowitz, MD

Gary D. Markowitz, MD

Dr. Markowitz is a pediatric ophthalmologist whose practice focus includes routine, medical and surgical eye care of simple and complicated eye problems in childhood including strabismus, amblyopia, lazy eye and tear duct abnormalities. Dr. Markowitz also performs adult eye muscle surgery to improve eye alignment of patients referred to him by their own eye doctor. He provides examinations to determine if children need eyeglasses. Most of his patients are referred to him by other health care providers; however, referrals are usually not necessary. In addition, he provides second opinions when requested. He has been involved in the teaching of medical students and resident physicians and has participated in national research projects studying children's eye diseases since 1994.


  • Clinical Professor of Ophthalmology and Clinical Professor of Pediatrics at the University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry
  • Member of the American Association for Pediatric Ophthalmology and Strabismus
  • Fellow of the American Academy of Ophthalmology
  • Specialty Fellow of the American Academy of Pediatrics

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Professional Information

Medical School
Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons

Bryn Mawr Hospital of Thomas Jefferson University

The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia and the University of Pennsylvania

The Scheie Eye Institute of the University of Pennsylvania

Board Certifications
Board Certified in Ophthalmology