Dr. Gilbert graduated Magna Cum Laude from Wesleyan University, Middletown, Connecticut. He received his medical degree from the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland. He completed his medical internship and ophthalmology residency at the Johns Hopkins Hospital. He attended Harvard’s eye hospital, Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary, as a Heed Ophthalmic Foundation fellow in cornea and external ocular diseases. He then served as the Wilmer Eye Institute’s Chief Resident, before beginning practice with Consulting Ophthalmologists, P.C. in 1987.
Dr. Gilbert is on the Active Medical Staff at Hartford Hospital and performs eye surgery at Hartford Hospital Ambulatory Surgery Center as well as Hartford Hospital’s Eye Surgery Center in Newington. Dr. Gilbert is a diplomate of the American Board of Ophthalmology and a member of several professional societies, including the American Academy of Ophthalmology, the New England Ophthalmological Society – for which he was President from 2010-2011, and the Connecticut Society of Eye Physicians. Dr. Gilbert is honored to be recognized as one of Connecticut’s Best Doctors for the past several years. Besides being a board-certified comprehensive ophthalmologist, his subspecialty expertise includes the cornea, complicated cataract and implant surgery, and diseases and surgery of the anterior segment.