Neuro-Ophthalmology and Orbital Surgery Specialist

Board-Certified Ophthalmologist
Fellowship Trained in Neuro-Ophthalmology
Fellowship Trained in Orbital Surgery

Dr. Levy has been with Sarasota Retina since 1986 and is married with 4 children and 4 grandchildren. Dr. Levy was an undergraduate at Tulane University (Chemistry) and received his B.S. Degree (with Honors) in 1978 from the University of Miami. From there he went on to receive his M.D. Degree from the University of Miami School of Medicine in 1981.

Dr. Levy did his Internship in Internal Medicine (1981-1982) and Residency in Ophthalmology (1982-1985) at the Alton Ochsner Medical Foundation Hospital in New Orleans, Louisiana. During his residency in 1984, he was invited to spend a resident fellowship at the Bascom Palmer Eye Institute in Miami, Florida and study under J. Lawton Smith, M.D. a prominent Neuro-Ophthalmologist.

Marc H. Levy, M.D.

His additional training included a second fellowship in Neuro-Ophthalmology and Orbital Surgery at the Washington University School of Medicine from 1985-1986 under the tutelage of Ronald M. Burde, M.D. and was awarded the coveted Heed Ophthalmic Fellowship. Dr. Levy became Board-Certified by the American Board of Ophthalmology in October 1986 and is a Fellow of both the American Academy of Ophthalmology as well as the North American Neuro-Ophthalmology Society. Each year he gives multiple lectures to peer physicians, ophthalmology residents and medical students as well as participants in several multicenter research studies in Retina and Optic Nerve Diseases. He performed the first Implantable Miniature Telescope (IMT) in the state of Florida in 2002 as part of the multicenter FDA National Trial and was the lead eye surgeon in our state. Dr. Levy is affiliated with Sarasota Memorial Hospital, Sarasota Physicians Surgical Center and the University of South Florida where he holds the rank of Associate Professor of Ophthalmology. Dr. Levy also acts as a team physician ophthalmologist for the Tampa Bay Rays, donating his time since 2013.