Dr. Allison Gunzburg

Ophthalmologist, Eye Surgeon

Allison Gunzburg, M.D.

Ophthalmologist, Eye Surgeon

Dr. Allison Gunzburg is an experienced board certified comprehensive ophthalmologist specializing in cataract, refractive surgery, and glaucoma.  Dr. Gunzburg graduated from the University of Illinois with an undergraduate degree in accounting.  She worked in public accounting in her hometown of Chicago before returning to medical school to pursue a lifelong interest in medicine.

She attended Northwestern University Medical School where she was attracted to the field of ophthalmology because of the detail and precision of ophthalmic surgery.  She completed her residency program at the University of Chicago, where she received the Excellence in Patient Care Award.

Dr. Gunzburg then moved to St. Louis, Missouri to train in Cornea and Refractive Surgery with one of the top cornea specialists in the Midwest.   She gained extensive experience with cataract, cornea, refractive and glaucoma surgery.   After finishing her fellowship training, Dr. Gunzburg practiced in St. Louis and Southern Illinois for four years where she was listed in St. Louis Magazine’s Top Doctor Issue.   Dr. Gunzburg relocated to New Jersey for family reasons and has worked in the area since 2008.

Dr. Gunzburg is well trained and skilled in complex cataract surgery and employs the latest laser technology.  She implants glaucoma drainage devices and performs glaucoma lasers.  Dr. Gunzburg has a special interest in dry eye disease, understanding the nuances of this potentially frustrating condition.  She believes in educating patients on the many causes of dry eye in order to better understand the different modalities of treatment.  She is an extremely compassionate and patient physician who is known for giving her patients the time and respect they deserve.

Outside of work, Dr. Gunzburg’s interests include practicing yoga, tennis, reading and spending time with her young daughter.