Sanford Ullman, founder of Hudson Valley Ophthalmology, graduated
from Brown University, magna cum laude, in 1967, and from Harvard
Medical School in 1971. After his internship in Surgery at the Boston City
Hospital in 1972, he completed his Ophthalmology residency at the renowned
Wills Eye Hospital in Philadelphia in 1975 and opened a private medical
practice in Hudson, NY the same year. He is board certified by the American
Academy of Ophthalmology. He is a member of the New York State Ophthalmology
Society, Columbia County Medical Society, and Maimonides Society. He is
Senior Attending Ophthalmologist at Columbia Memorial Hospital and Northern
Dutchess Hospital. During the past 30 years Dr. Ullman has performed over
10,000 eye operations for the residents of the Hudson Valley.
can trace his roots in the Valley to 1895 when his grandmother came
to Hudson. His late uncle Dr. Joseph Gold was Chief of Columbia Memorial
Hospital. Dr. Ullman lives with his wife in Claverack.
Dr. McPherson joined Hudson Valley Ophthalmology in July,
2004 after completing her ophthalmology residency at New York Medical College.
She earned a Bachelor of Science degree from the State University of New
York at Binghamton and received her Doctor of Medicine degree from the
State University of New York Health Science Center at Syracuse in 2000
and interned at St. Joseph’s Hospital there. As a medical student
she was elected to the Alpha Omega Medical Honor Society and received the
American Society of Clinical Pathologists Award for Academic Excellence. She is board certified by the American Academy of Ophthalmology and is a member of the New York State Ophthalmologic Society. Dr. McPherson
gives compassionate personalized medical care and has a special interest
in modern no-stitch cataract surgery. Dr. McPherson was chosen as a top doctor by her peers and listed in the 2015 Hudson Valley Magazine, November issue. She grew up in Monroe, NY and lives
with her husband Ken and children in Pine Plains.
Dr. Donna Esposito joined Hudson Valley Ophthalmology in October of 2010. She has a special interest in cataract and eyelid surgery along with her passion for the practice of general ophthalmology. She graduated summa cum laude from the State University of New York at Buffalo in 2002 with a Bachelor of Science degree in Biology. She received her Doctor of Medicine degree from SUNY Upstate Medical University, Syracuse, NY in 2006. During medical school, she was elected into the honorable Alpha Omega Alpha Medical Honor Society. Donna went on to complete her medical internship at St. Joseph's Hospital in Syracuse, NY. In June 2010 she completed her Ophthalmology residency at New York Medical College in Valhalla, NY. She is board certified by the American Academy of Opthalmology. She is originally from the Hudson Valley region as she grew up in Monroe, NY. She now lives with her husband and children in Rhinebeck.