Dr. James Gordon is a renowned board-certified Oculoplastic Surgeon (eyelid and facial cosmetic / reconstructive surgery) with over 16 years of extensive experience including thousands of procedures from simple eyelid enhancement surgery to major reconstructive procedures. He has a particular expertise in the handling of challenging, complex cases and is known as the “physician’s physician”, operating on many doctors and their family members. Dr. Gordon has also treated well-known celebrities and business executives.
“The best advice I was given when I joined my father in practice was his saying, 'Treat every patient as if they were your own mother."
Recognized as one of the best cosmetic surgeons in New York, Dr. Gordon has earned many prestigious honors and distinctions, including being consistently named to Castle Connolly Top Doctors, Westchester Magazine’s Top Docs, RealSelf Top Doctors and U.S. News & World Report Best Doctors. He is also awarded Most Compassionate Doctor, Patients' Choice, Top Beauty Doctor and Expert Injector for cosmetic facial fillers & injectables. Dr. Gordon appears frequently in major media outlets, including CBS, OK! Magazine, NewBeauty, Good Housekeeping, Woman’s Day, Redbook and The New York Times.
Dr. Gordon obtained his undergraduate degree from Emory University and medical degree from Sackler School of Medicine. He performed research on amphibian eye and published several papers. During Dr. Gordon's residency at St. Vincent's Hospital in New York City, he was appointed Chief Resident and he founded the Cosmetic Clinic of Cabrini Hospital. His fellowship in Oculoplastic Surgery, also in St. Vincent’s Hospital in NYC, advanced his surgical skills and passion for eyelid aesthetics. Since then he has published papers and given extensive lectures on ocular disease and eyelids / facial cosmetic procedures. Most recently, Dr. Gordon held the position of Section Chair at the 1st International Laser Summit held in Cornell Club in New York City.
Dr. Gordon pioneered the research and development of the LightPod Era and was the first doctor in the U.S. to utilize the world’s only portable erbium laser for skin resurfacing. As a certified trainer in this laser, Dr. Gordon is instrumental in the training of many physicians throughout the country. Dr. Gordon is best known for restoring and enhancing his patients' appearance while preserving a natural look.
In addition to his busy practice, Dr. Gordon promotes awareness of health issues through his rap music. He brings his passion and commitment to patient care through community service and volunteer work - including visits to nursing homes and involvement in surgical relief work in India.
450 Mamaroneck Ave,
Harrison, NY 10528
115 East 29th Street
New York, NY 10016
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