Dr. Michael B. Gordon (he/him)
Dr. Gordon was raised in suburban Philadelphia and is a graduate of Franklin and Marshall College in Lancaster, PA. He received his optometry degree from the Pennsylvania College of Optometry in Philadelphia, PA. He is a member of the American Optometric Association, the NH Optometric Association and is a Fellow of the American Academy of Optometry. Before moving to the Monadnock region, he served as an optometrist at Peterson Air Force Base in Colorado Springs, CO.
Dr. Gordon is a member of VOSH PA (Pennsylvania chapter of Volunteer Optometric Services to Humanity) and has provided eye care in northern Haiti since 1985. He has also delivered eye care to the poor in Guatemala, Nicaragua, Dominica and Mexico. He was named a Granite State Fellow by the NH Lions Sight and Hearing Foundation in 2013. Dr. Gordon was appointed by the governor to serve on the state of New Hampshire’s Optometry Board in August, 2023.
Dr. Gordon has lived in Peterborough since 1989 with his wife, Betsy, and has two grown sons. He is an avid gardener and enjoys hiking and painting. He has designed numerous gardens in the public parks of Peterborough and has led tours of English gardens since 2007. He will be leading tour of English gardens called The Passionate Gardener September 9-18, 2024. He has a Instagram account called The Gardener’s Eye, which chronicles his gardening adventures at home and abroad. He is the Monadnock Region representative to The Garden Conservancy. He has opened his garden to visitors numerous times through the Garden Conservancy Open Days Program. His garden, along with 4 other local gardens, will be included in The Monadnock Region Open Day on Saturday, September 23, 2023.