Jeffrey F. McMahon, MD,

Subspecialty: Cataract, Primary Eye Care

Areas of Interest

· Cataract and anterior segment surgery

· Complex cataract extraction

· Advanced technology intraocular lenses (multifocal, extended depth asdfof focus, and astigmatism-correcting)

· Minimally invasive glaucoma surgery (MIGS)


Jeffrey F. McMahon, MD is a Board-Certified Ophthalmologist and Attending Physician on the Cataract and Primary Eye Care Service. He was born in Northern Virginia and attended the University of Central Florida, where he studied molecular and microbiology. He then attended Jefferson Medical College where he graduated with honors, and was elected to Alpha Omega Alpha, a select medical honor society. His internship was served at Albert Einstein Medical Center in Philadelphia and he completed his residency in ophthalmology at Wills Eye Hospital. Dr. McMahon was selected as Co-Chief resident during his final year at Wills.

Upon completion of residency training, Dr. McMahon immediately joined Weill Cornell Medical College/New York Presbyterian Hospital in New York City as a full-time teaching faculty member, where he served as the consult service director and was actively involved in various clinical, surgical, and research related activities, in addition to his full-time busy clinical and surgical practice. He was awarded the faculty teaching award for outstanding resident teaching in the Cornell Department of Ophthalmology, and has lectured regionally, nationally, and internationally on topics ranging from cataract surgery to resident education. He has published numerous peer-reviewed research articles in basic sciences, clinical ophthalmology, and resident education.

Clinically, Dr. McMahon routinely sees patients with a wide range of ocular disorders, and strives to provide top-notch care. Cultivating patient relationships, coupled with expertise and compassion, is paramount to his ethos. His surgical interests include advanced cataract and anterior segment surgery. He also performs laser refractive eye surgery (LASIK/PRK) and minimally invasive glaucoma surgery (MIGS). He has a particular interest in ever-evolving advanced intraocular lens technologies as well as comprehensive diabetic eyecare.

Dr. McMahon is also involved in international ophthalmology and has completed mission trips to Kenya, Haiti, and Peru. While at Weill Cornell, he lectured and provided teaching support to Cornell’s efforts in Tanzania and Salzburg, Austria. He plans to continue these efforts, working alongside Wills Academic Global Ophthalmology faculty.

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Board Certification
American Board of Ophthalmology

Academic Affiliation
Assistant Professor, Sidney Kimmel College of Medicine at Thomas Jefferson University


  • Residency:  Wills Eye Hospital, Ophthalmology – 2018
  • Medical School:  Sidney Kimmel Medical College – cum laude – 2014
  • Undergraduate: University of Central Florida – 2009

Honors and Awards

Donald J. D’Amico Teaching Award – Weill Cornell Medical College – 2020

· Awarded with recognition of outstanding resident education

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Wills Eye Hospital
840 Walnut Street, Suite 1230
Philadelphia, PA 19107 Google Maps

Wills Eye Physicians/Bailey Weber Wisner
4060 Butler Pike | Suite 100
Plymouth Meeting, PA 19462