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Dr. Mark Dorfman S.

Senior Pediatric Ophthalmologist

Joe DiMaggio Children's Hospital

HQ Phone: (954) 987-2000

Joe DiMaggio Children's Hospital

1000 Joe Dimaggio

Hollywood, Florida 33021

United States

Company Description

The Joe DiMaggio Children's Hospital is the leading children's medical facility in Broward and Palm Beach County, providing state-of-the-art healthcare to children, regardless of the family's ability to pay. Its nonprofit foundation raises money to help u ... more

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Background Information

Employment History

Member
Broward County Medical Association

Affiliations

Board Member
Broward County Pediatric Society

AAO Councilor
Industry Relations Committee

Member
American Medical Association

Member
Miami Ophthalmological Society

Member
Florida Medical Association

Member
American Association for Pediatric Ophthalmology and Strabismus

Member
Alpha Omega Alpha

Member
American Academy of Ophthalmology

Education



Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute

MD

medical degree

Albany Medical College

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Mark Dorfman, M.D.Dr. Mark S. Dorfman, M.D. is a board certified pediatric ophthalmologist.He specializes in the surgical correction of strabismus (misalignment of the eyes) and blocked tear ducts.In addition, he has extensive experience in treating premature infants (retinopathy of prematurity), amblyopia, eyelid pathology, genetic malformations of the visual system, and in providing comprehensive pediatric ophthalmic examinations.
A native of Brooklyn, New York, Dr Dorfman joined Eye Surgery Associates in 1994.He graduated Magna Cum Laude from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute and Cum Laude from Albany Medical College in 1989.He completed his medical internship at Mount Sinai Medical Center, and Ophthalmology Residency at the Medical College of Virginia.Dr. Dorfman then went on to do a fellowship in pediatric ophthalmology at Northwestern University in Chicago.
Dr. Dorfman has been involved in numerous local and statewide programs, to help to protect our children's visual development.In Broward County, he participated on the Vision Steering Committee of the Broward County School Board, and he is a current board member of the Broward County Pediatric Society.One year after coming to Florida, he participated on the Child and Adolescent Health Care Committee of the Broward County Medical Association.
Dr. Dorfman was Chief of Surgery at Joe DiMaggio Children's Hospital for six years, and is now the senior pediatric ophthalmologist at Joe DiMaggio Children's Hospital.
In 2002, he was the President of the Florida Society of Ophthalmology, and led the public awareness poster campaign for the early diagnosis of retinoblastoma, the most common intraocular tumor in childhood.In this same year, the Society produced a PSA, documenting the dangers of BB gun related eye injuries.Since his presidency, Dr. Dorfman has remained on the board of the state society, and is actively involved in legislative bills that affect visual development.
Dr. Dorfman has lectured extensively throughout the country, and he has been listed year after year in several magazines, as one of our top doctors in South Florida.He has written articles that have been published in both pediatric and ophthalmology journals.He has been a member of the following societies: American Medical Association, Alpha Omega Alpha Society, American Academy of Ophthalmology, Florida Society of Ophthalmology, Broward County Medical Association, Florida Medial Association, Broward County Ophthalmology Society, Miami Ophthalmology Society, American Association for Pediatric Ophthalmology and Strabismus, American College of Surgeons, American Academy of Pediatrics, Broward County Pediatric Society, and the Greater Miami Pediatric Society.
In 2005, Dr. Dorfman became the managing partner at Eye Surgery Associates.


Medical Education

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Mark Dorfman, M.D.Past-president of the FLorida Soceity of OphthalmologyChief of Surgery, Joe Dimaggio Children's Hospital


Medical Education

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Mark Dorfman, M.D.Past-president of the FLorida Soceity of OphthalmologyChief of Surgery, Joe Dimaggio Children's Hospital


Medical Education

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Mark Dorfman, M.D.Past-president of the FLorida Soceity of OphthalmologyChief of Surgery, Joe Dimaggio Children's Hospital


Memorial Healthcare System - Press Releases

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(Hollywood, FL) - Mark Dorfman, MD, a well-known Broward advocate for vision screening in children, has been named President of the Florida Society of Ophthalmology â€" the organization that represents ophthalmologists throughout the State of Florida.

Dr. Dorfman, a pediatric ophthalmologist who lives in Weston and practices with the Hollywood-based Joe DiMaggio Children's Hospital, was named President of the 500-member Florida Society of Ophthalmology at the annual meeting held at the world-renowned Bascom Palmer Eye Institute in Miami.
As President of the Florida Society of Ophthalmology, Dr. Dorfman will be the lead spokesperson on medical eye issues in Florida.His other top priorities include assuring that the millions of patients seeking eye care receive the best-quality service possible from highly trained medical doctors.Dr. Dorfman, a native of New York, has been highly active in advocating for vision screening of young children to solve eye problems early.
"We need to continue to place emphasis on diagnosing eye problems in our youth so their vision can be corrected early and children will be on the right path toward a successful life," Dorfman said.
Dr. Dorfman, a graduate of Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, has worked for more than five years with the Broward County School Board to help set up vision screening programs for kindergarten and grade school students. Dr. Dorfman received his medical degree from Albany Medical College and completed his residency in ophthalmology from the Medical College of Virginia.He completed a fellowship at Northwest University and The Children's Memorial Hospital.
Dr. Dorfman is the Chief of Surgery and the Chief of Pediatric Ophthalmology at Joe DiMaggio Children's Hospital in Hollywood, Florida and an Associate Examiner of the Board of Ophthalmology.
Dr. Dorfman is certified by the National Board of Medical Examiners and the American Board of Ophthalmology.He is a member of the American Medical Association, Alpha Omega Alpha Society, American Academy of Ophthalmology, Broward County Medical Association, Florida Medical Association, Broward County Ophthalmology Society, Miami Ophthalmological Society and the American Association for Pediatric Ophthalmology and Strabismus.His fellowship includes the American College of Surgeons and the American Academy of Pediatrics with awards as Cum Laude at the Albany Medical College and Magna Cum Laude at the Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute.

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