New York Oculoplastic Surgeon
115 E. 57th St., #1450
New York, New York 10016 US
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5 out of 5 stars Eyelid Surgery

Perfect Eyelid Surgery - White Plains, NY

Dr. Gordon explained everything in a easy to understand language what to expect during and after the procedure. He even called me the night of the surgery to ask how I was feeling. It made me feel good to know he really cared ! I'd highly recommended Dr. James Gordon!

5 out of 5 stars Restylane

Very Satisfying

I am glad that I went to him after reviewing him on Realself.com. I went to him for Restylane fillers to conceal my heavy under eyebags. He did a fantastic job! I am very happy and satisfied with him. I will definitely go back to him again for more fillers over the time.

5 out of 5 stars Restylane Silk

Great experience

My experience with Dr. Gordon has been amazing. He takes his time, listens to your concerns and gives honest recommendations. I have had restylane silk and botox with him, he is very precise and gentle; no pain, no bruising. Very satisfied with my treatments. Thank you Doctor Gordon!

5 out of 5 stars Restylane Silk

Terrific Doctor.

I had a terrific experience with Dr J.R Gordon. He took the time to listen. He cares about his patients. My lips were losing volume and he suggested I get Restylane silk fillers. I love my lips now. Thank you Dr. Gordon.

5 out of 5 stars Restylane Lyft

Consultation Review: Honest Doctor

I went to Dr.Gordon last week for a consultation, in hopes of getting rid of hollowness in my tear troughs. He had me look in the mirror and state my concerns. Dr.Gordon stated that Restalyn was not going to give me what I wanted and that it would not make much of a difference because he did not think I needed any fillers. I asked him what about getting fillers in my cheeks. He said that I...

5 out of 5 stars Restylane

25-35 Year Old Restylane Under Eyes Tear Trough

Dr Gordon was very pleasant, professional, and sincere. He takes pride in his work and will not let you leave his office until you feel satisfied. I'll definitely be seeing him again.

5 out of 5 stars Eyelid Surgery

awesome results

I don't often write reviews however, Dr. Gordon deserves accolades for a fantastic job. Dr. Gordon performed a procedure, Blepharoplasty which I initially went for due to difficulty with my vision however, he told me that I would also look better, he wasn't kidding, not only has my vision improved but my appearance has also improved , a great job! Dr. Gordon is a very professional,...

5 out of 5 stars Eyelid Surgery

I had a AMAZIING experience with Dr James Gordon!

AMAZING!!! I can't believe the difference that the iopidine eye drops made. In recent months I noticed that my right eye looked "droopy". When I saw Dr. Gordon he recommended I try the iopidone eye drops, that he has had good results with the drops tightening the eyelid. I was skeptical, but I was amazed at the difference it made. What a great experience, Dr Gordon is wonderful dr that doesn't...

5 out of 5 stars Eye Bags Treatment

THE BEST OCULOPLASTIC SURGEON ON THE EAST COAST

If your apprehensive and unsure about which doctor you should choose to do your delicate eye bags procedure, STOP!..... Look no further. Dr. James Gordon is the best Oculoplastic Surgeon in the business. Not only does he have the hands of a gifted sculptor, this dude is just a great guy. He will talk to you as long as you want and makes you feel so at ease. I had the Lower Blepharoplasty...

5 out of 5 stars Eyelid Surgery

Great eyelid surgery

After my family doctor recommendation I decided to make a consultation appoiment with Dr. Gordon.He took the time to explain my condition to fix my upper eyelids that obstruct my vision.Dr. Gordon performed surgery with no pain or uncormfortness.Them I followed a couple of visit to his office and in two months I must say both the process and results have been very good.I am very please with...

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Personal Statement

“When I joined my father in practice, he gave me the advice that guides me to this day: Treat all patients as if they were your mother. This has really served me well as I strive to relate to every patient.” - Dr. James Gordon

Board Certifications

Board-certified by the American Board of Ophthalmology

Memberships

American Society for Laser Medicine and Surgery (ASLMS)
Fellow, American College of Surgeons (FACS)

Consultation Fee

Free

Awards & Recognition

Awards:
2016 Top Doctors, Castle Connolly
Top 10 Doctor in New York, Vitals
Top Docs, Westchester Magazine
RealSelf Top 100 Doctors
Top Beauty Doctor, NewBeauty
Most Compassionate Award, Vitals
Outstanding Patient Experience, Healthgrades
Expert Injector, ExpertInjector™
Patients' Choice Award, Vitals
RealSelf Top Doctor

Hospital Privileges

Dr. Gordon has hospital affiliations at White Plains Hospital and Surgical Specialty Center of Westchester.

Education

  • Undergraduate & Medical School

    Undergraduate: Emory University
    Medical: MD, Sackler School of Medicine
  • Post-Medical School Training

    Residency: St. Vincent's Hospital in NYC
    Fellowship: Oculoplastic Surgery, St. Vincent's Hospital

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What did Kim Kardashian do to her eye area? I want that eye shape she has. My eyes currently look like her BEFORE pics. (photo)

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Before and After Photos by Dr. Gordon

James R. Gordon, MD, FACS, FAAO has shared 212 before and after pictures with 313 helpful votes from the RealSelf community.

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