Gerard P. Barry, M.D.


Pediatric Ophthalmology


Gerard P. Barry, M.D. is Assistant Professor in pediatric ophthalmology at Albany Medical Center in Albany, NY. He is a board certified physician who completed a fellowship in pediatric ophthalmology and strabismus at the Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia and University of Pennsylvania. This hospital is routinely ranked among the best children’s hospitals in the nation. It provided him an opportunity to focus on the surgical and medical care of children with a wide variety of eye disorders, including strabismus (misaligned eyes), amblyopia (“lazy eye”), blocked tear duct, and retinopathy of prematurity. He also performs strabismus surgery on adults.

       Dr. Barry is a native of the Albany, NY area and thrilled to have the opportunity to provide compassionate eye care to children and adults with strabismus in his hometown. He attended the University at Buffalo for both undergraduate and medical school. In medical school, he served as the chapter president of the American Medical Association. He completed ophthalmology residency at Albany Medical College, where he received awards for excellence in research and clinical ability. He has multiple publication and presentations at national ophthalmology meetings and is a member of both the American Association of Pediatric Ophthalmology and Strabismus and the American Academy of Ophthalmology.  In his free time, Dr. Barry enjoys spending time with his family, hiking, playing guitar and watching sports.