Three Georgia Retina Ophthalmologists Named Atlanta’s Top Docs
Drs. Scott Lampert, Michael S. Jacobson, and Jay Stallman Recognized as Atlanta’s Best Ophthalmologists
July 6, 2011 — Three Georgia Retina ophthalmologists — Drs. Scott Lampert, Michael S. Jacobson, and Jay Stallman — were recently named Atlanta’s Top Doctors by Castle Connolly, the healthcare research company that compiles Atlanta magazine’s annual Top Doctors list. Drs. Lampert and Jacobson also appeared on the Atlanta magazine list, published in the July issue.
Dr. Lampert said the prestigious lists mean a great deal to him personally and to the practice as a whole. “All of our ophthalmologists strive to provide the best possible care to our patients, and it’s fulfilling to be recognized by our peers,” he said.
Dr. Jacobson said, “The Top Doctor list is among the most highly regarded listings in our region, and I’m honored to be selected.”
Dr. Stallman said he’s in great company. “Castle Connolly’s Top Doctor list is very respected, and I’m grateful to be included,” he said.
Castle Connolly Medical Ltd., an established healthcare research company based in New York, compiles Atlanta magazine’s annual list of Top Doctors. Its physician-led team of researchers selects Top Doctors through a rigorous screening process that includes evaluation of education and professional experience. Top Doctors were nominated by both a nationwide survey administered by Castle Connolly and by licensed physicians in the metro area who submitted online votes for exceptional colleagues they would send their own families to.
Dr. Lampert, a board-certified ophthalmologist, exclusively treats retinal and vitreous diseases. A graduate of the University of Pennsylvania, Dr. Lampert attended the Thomas Jefferson University School of Medicine. After an internship at Grady Memorial Hospital, he completed his ophthalmology residency at Thomas Jefferson University and Wills Eye Hospital in Philadelphia, and retinal and vitreous fellowship at the University of Pennsylvania. Dr. Lampert is a Fellow of the American Academy of Ophthalmology, a member of the Georgia Society of Ophthalmology and the American Society of Retina Specialists. In addition to his work at Georgia Retina, Dr. Lampert, who lives in Sandy Springs, plays the saxophone in three local swing bands and enjoys swimming, bicycling, and hiking with his two dogs.
Dr. Jacobson, a board-certified ophthalmologist, has been working solely with retinal and vitreous diseases since 1987. After graduating from Dartmouth College, he attended the University of Connecticut School of Medicine. He completed his ophthalmology residency at the University of Maryland in Baltimore and a two-year retinal and vitreous fellowship at the University of Illinois Eye and Ear Infirmary in Chicago. Dr. Jacobson is a member of the American Medical Association, the Georgia Society of Ophthalmology, the American Society of Retina Specialists, and is a Fellow of the American Academy of Ophthalmology. Dr. Jacobson and his wife live in Dunwoody and have two sons. Dr. Jacobson's interests include tennis and golf.
Dr. Stallman is a board-certified ophthalmologist and has been in private practice as a vitreo-retinal specialist since 1990. After his residency in ophthalmology at the Cleveland Clinic Foundation in Ohio, he completed a two-year fellowship in vitreo-retinal surgery at Tulane Medical Center in New Orleans. Dr. Stallman is a Fellow of the American Academy of Ophthalmology and the American College of Surgeons, and is also a member of the American Society of Retinal Specialists. He has published articles in several professional journals, and regularly serves as an advisor to several journals to select articles submitted for publication. Dr. Stallman has also served as the principal investigator of a number of large multicenter clinical trials conducted at Georgia Retina.
At Georgia Retina, patients’ vision needs are the top priority. As one of the largest retina-only medical practices in the southeastern United States, Georgia Retina specializes in treating diseases of the retina, macula, and vitreous. Its nine board-certified ophthalmologists have received special Fellowship training in vitreo-retinal diseases and surgery, and are engaged in clinical trials with the goal of advancing research into retinal diseases, their causes, and their cures.