Gordon Montgomery, MD


  • Cataracts
  • Glaucoma

Dr. Gordon Montgomery joined our team in September through an acquisition. He received his Doctorate degree from Howard Medical School in Washington, DC and went on to complete his residency at Homer G. Phillips Hospital in St. Louis. He also finished a clinical fellowship at Washington University. He has performed over 15,000 procedures. Notably, in an independent study conducted by Alcon Surgery, his surgical results were better than those of Alcon’s consulting physicians. His techniques for Cataract surgery have been published in Ocular Surgery News and a video of his cataract surgical techniques was presented to the American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery.

Dr. Montgomery has distinguished himself in his career in San Diego by providing patient-focused quality eye care. He is well respected by his peers in medicine: over 100 physicians refer their patients to Dr. Montgomery, making him one of the mot referred-to ophthalmologists in San Diego.


  • Bachelor of Science, Chemistry: University of Cincinnati
  • Doctor of Medicine: Howard Medical School
  • Intership: Martin Luther King Jr. Hospital
  • Ophthalmology Residency: Homer G. Phillips Hospital
  • Clinical Fellowship in Ophthalmology: Washington University

Professional Affiliations and Awards

  • American College of Eye Surgeons
  • American Medical Association
  • American Society of Cataract & Refractive Surgery
  • California Association of Ophthalmology
  • California Medical Association
  • International Society of Refractive Surgery
  • American Academy of Ophthalmology
  • San Diego County Ophthalmology society
  • San Diego Eye Bank
  • San Diego Foundation for Medical Care

Personal Hobbies

  • Reading
  • Ballroom dancing
  • Spending time with family  

Languages Spoken

  • English