Meet Dr. Gerber
Dr. Alex Gerber is a board-certified and fellowship-trained ophthalmologist at Eye Health Vision Centers in our Middletown, RI office. He has been a speaker at the American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery, and his past work has been published in medical journals. Dr. Gerber served as one of the leading investigators in several clinical trials at the former Claris Vision facilities and holds medical privilege at St. James Surgery Center. He has a strong interest in the most innovative techniques and technologies in his field and is fluent in Russian.
Areas of Expertise
As an ophthalmologist who specializes in cataract and refractive surgery, Dr. Gerber regularly sees patients for comprehensive and diagnostic eye exams and their surgical aftercare in our Middletown office. He performs lens replacement surgery, LASIK, and other types of surgical cornea reshaping at St. James Surgery Center. His expertise includes both bladeless (laser) and sutureless cataract surgery, as well as microinvasive glaucoma surgery.
Dr. Gerber completed his undergraduate studies cum laude at the State University of New York at Stony Brook in 2001 where he earned a bachelor's degree in biochemistry. He then pursued his medical degree at the New York College of Osteopathic Medicine and received honors in genetics studies. He went on to do his residency at St. John’s Episcopal Hospital in Queens, NY where he became chief resident. During his fellowship at Koch Eye Associates, he received extensive training in cataract surgery, LASIK, and other types of refractive surgery under the supervision of Dr. Paul Koch.