Dr. Alison Gordon

Dr. Alison Gordon is a board-certified ophthalmologist and gifted eye surgeon who serves as Associate Physician at Gordon Schanzlin New Vision Institute in San Diego. Specializing in laser vision correction and cataract surgery, Dr. Alison Gordon provides a full range of ophthalmological treatment including corneal disease and glaucoma management as well as cosmetic procedures.

After graduating magna cum laude with a bachelor’s degree in anthropology from Princeton University, Dr. Gordon went on to earn her medical degree at Mount Sinai School of Medicine. She then completed her residency in ophthalmology at California Pacific Medical Center in San Francisco.

Throughout her academic and professional careers, Dr. Gordon has given generously of herself in support of a number of charitable causes. She served as a Spanish translator at Community Health Center in Princeton, New Jersey, a volunteer for Unite for Sight at Mount Sinai School of Medicine, and is an active Big Sister in the Big Sister mentorship program.


  • Ophthalmology Residency, California Pacific Medical Center in San Francisco
  • Medical Degree, Mount Sinai School of Medicine in New York
  • B.A. Anthropology, Princeton University – Magna Cum Laude

Memberships and Affiliations:

  • American Academy of Ophthalmology
  • American Medical Association
  • Alpha Omega Alpha Society
  • Unite for Sight Organization

Please contact the Gordon Schanzlin New Vision Institute Institute to schedule a consultation with our cataract surgeon and ophthalmologist serving San Diego, CA. Dr. Alison Gordon looks forward to hearing from you.

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Coronavirus: A Note to Our Patients

Dear Valued Patient, As the Coronavirus (COVID-19) has become an evolving public health issue affecting people at home and around the globe, the team at Gordon Schanzlin New Vision Institute want to stress that your health, safety and well-being are of the utmost importance to us. We would like to […]

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