Dr. Brody is a board-certified, consultative and referral ophthalmologist specializing in cataract, anterior segment, and refractive surgery. His primary areas of expertise include laser-assisted cataract surgery (FLACS), micro–incision cataract and glaucoma surgery (MICGS), premium lens implants (multifocal, accommodating, and toric), complex anterior segment surgery, and laser vision correction (LASIK and PRK). He joined Woolfson Eye Institute in January of 2010 and became a partner in late 2012.
A native of Minneapolis, Minnesota, Dr. Brody attended Washington University in St. Louis, Missouri where he received a BA in Spanish and remains fluent in the language. He then attended the Chicago Medical School at Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine and Science in North Chicago, Illinois earning both an MS in Applied Physiology and his MD. Dr. Brody then completed his transitional internship at Illinois Masonic Medical Center and his ophthalmology residency at the legendary Cook County Hospital, both in Chicago. Following his residency, he completed an additional year of specialized training in New England focused on laser vision correction and refractive surgery, including LASIK and PRK.
Upon completing his medical training, Dr. Brody worked in private practice as a comprehensive ophthalmologist and refractive surgeon in Charleston, South Carolina for three years before joining Woolfson Eye Institute.
Dr. Brody has conducted extensive clinical and basic science research in the areas of cataract surgery, corneal transplantation, glaucoma, ocular trauma, and uveitis. He has participated in FDA trials for both pharmaceuticals and medical devices. His work has been published and presented at major scientific meetings, including those held by the American Academy of Ophthalmology (AAO), the International Society of Refractive Surgery (ISRS), the American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery (ASCRS), and the Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology (ARVO). He is the Founder and CEO of EyeClip, LLC, a company dedicated to the development of innovative ophthalmic surgical devices designed to improve anterior segment surgery. He is the inventor of several ophthalmic surgical instruments that are widely used in the field today.
Dr. Brody is a Fellow of the American Academy of Ophthalmology, and a member of the American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery, and the International Society of Refractive Surgery, some of the most respected professional organizations in ophthalmology. He also serves as a consultant for several major ophthalmic pharmaceutical companies and surgical device makers. He has given numerous lectures at both national and regional meetings, and regularly contributes to scientific articles in ophthalmology journals.
He lives in the Atlanta metro area with his wife and their two young children. Besides spending time with his family, he enjoys the outdoors, playing music, and traveling.