Alan J. Gordon, M.D.

Retinal Specialist


  • BS: Bachelor of Science with High Distinction, Psychology, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan
  • MD: The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine-Baltimore, Maryland
  • Alpha Omega Alpha Recipient (Highest Honors-Top 10% of Class)
  • Internship: Internal Medicine, Evanston Hospital/Northwestern University Affiliated Hospital
  • Residency: Cullen Eye Institute Baylor College of Medicine


  • Vitreoretinal Diseases and Surgery, The Retina Institute of Maryland


  • American Board of Ophthalmology

Academic Appointments

  • President, Associated Retina Consultants Ltd. Phoenix, AZ
  • Research Director/Principal Investigator Clinical Trials Associated Retina Consultants, Ltd.
  • Director of Fellowship Program, Associated Retina Consultants Ltd. (2008-2012)
  • University of Arizona-Clinical Assistant Professor, Department of Ophthalmology
  • Assistant Director for Retina Services, Maricopa County Medical Center
  • President, Phoenix Ophthalmological Society (2002-2003)


  • University of Michigan, Dean’s Scholar List. William J. Branstrom Freshman Prize for Academic Achievement (Top 3% of Class)
  • Mortar Board Honorary Society Finalist
  • Golden Key National Honor Society
  • Psi Chi National Honor Society in Psychology
  • Alpha Omega Alpha (AOA) Medical Honor Society, Johns Hopkins Chapter
  • The Everett L. Goar Research Award in Ophthalmology, Baylor Ophthalmology Alumni Association (Annual Award for “the best research paper presented by a resident”)
  • Arizona “Top Doctor, in Ophthalmology” Phoenix Magazine
  • “America’s Top Ophthalmologists,” Castle Connolly Medical 2015

Areas of Specialty

  • Macular Degeneration
  • Diabetic Retinopathy
  • Complex Retinal Detachments
  • Macular Hole, Macular Pucker Surgery
  • Research and Clinical Trials

Personal Interest

  • Tennis, golf, hiking, skiing, scuba diving, photography, culinary arts, wine connoisseur, and spending time with my wife and three children