Alan Mendelsohn, M.D., F.A.C.S.

Dr. Alan Mendelsohn of Eye Surgeons and Consultants Alan Mendelsohn, M.D., F.A.C.S.

  • “Top Doctor” Awardee twelve consecutive years
  • Bascom Palmer Eye Institute Fellowship Trained
  • Pioneer Cataract Surgeon
  • The eye surgeon selected as “Best Eye Doctor in Hollywood”


Dr. Alan Mendelsohn is a preeminent cataract surgeon in Fort Lauderdale/Miami, South Florida since 1987. Now, he has tremendous expertise in cutting-edge customized advanced laser cataract surgery. His fascinating 30-year experiences as a pioneer in cataract surgery was published September 1, 2017. Additionally, he has expertise in Corneal & External Eye Diseases, Glaucoma, Diabetic Eye Diseases, Macular Degeneration, and Ocular Preventive Care.

Dr. Alan Mendelsohn’s Biography:

For thirty years, Dr. Alan Mendelsohn has served as a national leader in the field of ophthalmology. He attended Northwestern University’s Honors Program in Medical Education and Northwestern University Medical School, where he also completed his residency training in Ophthalmology. At the completion of this training, the prestigious Heed Ophthalmic Foundation recognized him as one of the ten most outstanding graduating ophthalmologists in the United States. Alan Mendelsohn MD, FACS is an innovative leader in developing and enhancing laser procedures for glaucoma and cataract surgery, and has published his work in prestigious scientific publications.

Dr. Mendelsohn and his family moved to South Florida in 1986, where he completed a Fellowship at the renowned Bascom Palmer Eye Institute. While practicing in South Florida, Dr. Mendelsohn has been actively engaged in organized medicine at the local, state, and national levels. He served as President of the Florida Society of Ophthalmology in 1996 and has assumed leadership roles for two decades in that organization’s public policy efforts.

For twelve consecutive years, physicians throughout South Florida awarded Dr. Alan Mendelsohn with the prestigious “Top Doctor” Award based on his clinical and surgical skills. Of the approximately 150 ophthalmologists in Broward County, typically, only 4 ophthalmologists are selected for this honor. For three decades, physicians throughout the community consistently refer to Dr. Mendelsohn as a “Doctor’s Doctor”.  He continues to proudly serve dozens of physicians and their families (including regional ophthalmologists), as their go-to doctor for all of their vision and ophthalmic surgical needs.

Dr. Alan Mendelsohn has held numerous leadership positions in both the Broward County Medical Association and the Florida Medical Association. He has also received a number of national and state-wide awards for his efforts and leadership from organizations including the American Academy of Ophthalmology, the Florida Medical Association, and the Florida Society of Ophthalmology. Alan Mendelsohn MD, FACS has authored numerous scientific publications and has presented his findings at international and national ophthalmology society conferences.

Please see My Enlightening 30-Year Journey as an ophthalmologist.

Please read about my research work and scientific publications.


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