Dr. Jeffrey A. Sorkin, MD

Dr. Jeffrey A. Sorkin, MD


Ophthalmology | Male | 51 years old

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Jeffrey A. Sorkin, M.D., a native of the Boston area, is a Phi Beta Kappa graduate from Brandeis University, earning...Read more

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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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  •  Specializes in Ophthalmology
  •  Board certified in Ophthalmology
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  • Ophthalmology

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
  • Eyelid Disorders
  • Farsightedness
  • Floaters
  • Glaucoma
  • Graves' Disease
  • Headache
  • Hypertropia
  • Lacrimal Disorders
  • Lazy Eye
  • Migraine
  • Nearsightedness
  • Nerve Sheath Tumors
  • Nystagmus
  • Paralytic Strabismus
  • Parasitic Endophthalmitis
  • Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
  • Presbyopia
  • Retinopathy of Prematurity (ROP)
  • Senile Cataracts
  • Still's Disease
  • Strabismus
  • Thyroid Disease
  • Vascular Disease
  • Visual Field Defects


  • Medical School
    University Of Massachusetts Medical School

    Graduated in 1991

  • Internship Hospital
    University of Massachusetts Med Ctr

    Completed in 1992

  • Residency Hospital
    University of Florida

    Completed in 1995

  • Fellowship Hospital
    Emory University

    Completed in 1996

  • Undergraduate School
    Brandeis U

    Graduated in 1987

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

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  • Ophthalmology

Procedures Performed

  • 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