Gary D. Markowitz, M.D.


  • Pediatric Ophthalmology

  • Adult Eye Muscle Surgery

Dr. Markowitz practices full time with the Ocusight practice in Rochester, New York. He sees patients by referral at The Eye Care Center in Canandaigua on a monthly basis and has been doing so for more than a decade.


  • Received B.A. in biology from Brandeis University, graduating magna cum laude, Phi Beta Kappa.

  • M.D. received in 1989, Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons.

  • Completed internship in Internal Medicine, The Bryn Mawr Hospital of Thomas Jefferson University.

  • Completed residency in Ophthalmology at The Scheie Eye Institute, Department of Ophthalmology of the University of Pennsylvania.

  • Completed fellowship in Pediatric Ophthalmology and Strabismus at The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia.

  • Clinical Professor, Departments of Ophthalmology and Pediatrics, University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry.

  • Member of the American Association for Pediatric Ophthalmology and Strabismus.

  • Specialty Fellow of the American Academy of Pediatrics.

  • Consultant for New York State Office of Professional Conduct.


Dr. Markowitz is married and has two children. His wife is a professor at the University of Rochester. Dr. Markowitz enjoys playing golf and participates in a number of charity golf tournaments each year.