About Martin E. Lederman, M.D.
Dr. Martin Lederman completed his medical training in New York before moving to Washington, D.C. for a one year Fellowship in Pediatric Ophthalmology at the Children’s Hospital National Medical Center. He remained on the staff of the Children’s Hospital as well as on the faculty of George Washington Medical School and Georgetown Medical School. In addition to his private practice and teaching responsibilities, he worked at the National Eye Institute, became Chairman of the Ophthalmic Drug Advisory Committee of the Food and Drug Administration (FDA), developed and headed the electrophysiology laboratory at Children’s Hospital and served on the Board of Directors of several local and national organizations devoted to serving children and preventing blindness. He is certified by the American Board of Ophthalmology, is a Fellow of the American Academy of Ophthalmology and is a charter member of the American Association for Pediatric Ophthalmology and Strabismus.
He returned to New York and opened an office in Westchester. He joined the faculties of the Edward S. Harkness Eye Institute of Columbia University and New York Presbyterian Hospital and is an Associate Professor. He is on the staff of White Plains Hospital and Stamford Hospital. He is the president or past president of several local and national organizations and has held numerous committee and Board of Directors positions. He helped found and served as first president of the Greater New York Society for Pediatric Ophthalmology and Strabismus and the New York Eye Physicians Network. He is a founder of the Westchester Ophthalmologic Society. He is presently on the Executive Committee of the Board of Directors of the New York State Ophthalmologic Society and is a Councilor of the American Academy of Ophthalmology.
Dr. Lederman is particularly interested in improving care to the world’s children and has headed teaching and surgical missions to Panama, Kenya, Morocco, Dubai, and Belize. He cofounded “One World, One Vision”, an organization devoted to training Ophthalmologists in developing countries to treat children and adults with strabismus and children with cataracts. A link to the website can be found on our home page. His most active interest remains his practice in Purchase, New York and Stamford, Connecticut which he shares with his daughter, Dr. Carolyn Lederman and associate Dr. Gennifer Greebel.