Dr. Jeffrey Sorkin, MD

Dr. Jeffrey Sorkin, MD

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52 y/o
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Dr. Jeffrey Sorkin, MD is an ophthalmology doctor who practices in Peabody, MA. He is 52 years old and has been practicing for 26 years. Read his story

Microsurgical Eye Consultants

31 Centennial Dr

Peabody, MA 01960
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Accepted insurance

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Harvard Pilgrim Health Care
  • Health Net
  • Humana
  • Medicaid
  • MultiPlan
  • UnitedHealthCare
  • WellPoint

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Paralytic Strabismus
high
more than 87% of peers
Diplopia
high
more than 84% of peers
Glaucoma
normal
more than 63% of peers

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Dr. Sorkin's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Sorkin "Jeffrey A. Sorkin, M.D., a native of the Boston area, is a Phi Beta Kappa graduate from Brandeis University, earning his undergraduate degree with Highest Honors in biology in 1987. After graduating from the University of Massachusetts Medical School, he completed his residency in ophthalmology at the University of Florida where he was selected by the faculty to serve as Chief Resident. He then completed a fellowship in pediatric ophthalmology at the renowned Emory University Eye Center in Atlanta. Since 2000, Dr. Sorkin, a board-certified ophthalmologist, has practiced in Peabody. He maintains a large pediatric ophthalmic practice that services the referral base of the majority of pediatricians on the north shore. He specializes in the medical and surgical management of eye disorders in children as well as strabismus in adults. This includes adjustable suture surgery for complicated strabismus, and the management of disorders of the lacrimal system. He has vast experience in treating complicated refractive errors including the management of refractive and strabismus related amblyopia. Dr. Sorkin also maintains an active contact lens practice, including the use of soft contact lenses for treating astigmatism with toric lenses, and presbyopia with bifocal contact lenses. Dr. Sorkin is on the medical staff of Childrens Hospital Boston, and is a member of the American Academy of Ophthalmology, the American Association for Pediatric Ophthalmology and Strabismus, the New England Ophthalmological Society, the Massachusetts Society of Eye Physicians and Surgeons. He maintains staff privileges at Northshore Medical Center and Beverly Hospital (member of Lahey Health). Dr. Sorkin is available for consultation in all areas of pediatric ophthalmology and adult strabismus, including the management of diplopia (double vision) and cosmetic ocular deviations"

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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Sorkin "We are here to take care of what matters most, you. Lahey Health offers access to board-certified specialists in nearly every medical specialty and more than 75 primary care practices in over 30 communities providing you with the full continuum of care, all close to home."
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Specialties

  • Ophthalmology
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Board Certifications

  • Ophthalmology
    Accredited by: American Board of Ophthalmology*
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Conditions Treated

  • Anterior Ischemic Optic Neuropathy
  • Astigmatism
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Autoimmune Thyroid Diseases
  • Bell's Palsy
  • Blepharitis
  • Blocked Tear Duct
  • Cataract
  • Chalazion
  • Conjunctival Hemorrhage
  • Diplopia
  • Drooping Eyelids (Ptosis)
  • Drusen
  • Dry Eyes
  • Esotropia
  • Exotropia
  • Eye Infections
  • Eyelid Disorders
  • Farsightedness
  • Floaters
  • Glaucoma
  • Graves' Disease
  • Headache
  • Hypertropia
  • Hypotropia
  • Keratitis
  • Lacrimal Disorders
  • Lazy Eye
  • Migraine
  • Nearsightedness
  • Nerve Sheath Tumors
  • Nystagmus
  • Ocular Hypertension
  • Paralytic Strabismus
  • Parasitic Endophthalmitis
  • Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
  • Presbyopia
  • Retinopathy of Prematurity (ROP)
  • Senile Cataracts
  • Still's Disease
  • Strabismus
  • Thyroid Disease
  • Vascular Disease
  • Visual Field Defects

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Procedures

  • Extraocular Muscle Surgery
  • Eye Examination
  • Eye Surgery
  • Foreign Body Removal from Eye
  • Lacrimal Surgery
  • Nasal Lacrimal Duct Surgery
  • Removal of Foreign Body from External Eye
  • Strabismus Examination
  • Strabismus Surgery
  • Strabismus Treatment
  • Tear Duct Surgery

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Massachusetts.

0 Sanctions

No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

0 Board Actions

No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

Education

  • Brandeis U
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1987
  • University Of Massachusetts Medical School
    Medical School | Graduated 1991
  • Boston University Medical Center
    Internship Hospital | Completed
  • University Of Florida
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1995
  • Emory University
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1996

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Sorkin has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Sorkin's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Sorkin to family and friends
5.0
based on 7 total reviews
Dr. Sorkin's Performance
  • Trustworthiness
    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well
    EXCELLENT
  • Answers Questions
    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent
    EXCELLENT
Office & Staff Performance
  • Scheduling
    EXCELLENT
  • Office environment
    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness
    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time
    16 to 30 minutes
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Now Accepting New Patients
Dr. Sorkin accepts 11 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Aetna HMO
    Choice Plus POS II
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
    Blue Cross Blue Shield PPO
  • Cigna
    Cigna HMO
    Cigna PPO
    Great West Healthcare-Cigna PPO
    Open Access
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
    First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
  • Harvard Pilgrim Health Care
    Harvard Pilgrim Health Care PPO
  • Health Net
  • Humana
  • Medicaid
  • MultiPlan
    MultiPlan PPO
    PHCS Network PPO
  • UnitedHealthCare
    Choice Plus POS
    Options PPO
    United Healthcare
  • WellPoint

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Hospitals where Dr. Sorkin has admitting privileges

Beverly Hospital
85 Herrick St
Beverly, MA 01915
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Addison Gilbert Hospital
298 Washington St
Gloucester, MA 01930
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North Shore Medical Center
81 Highland Ave
Salem, MA 01970
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