Ophthalmology Academy Recognizes Dr. Gladnick

By  //  June 22, 2012

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Chris Marshall and Dr. Gladnick (back row) with Peggy Hartman, Sarah Minor, Angie Torres, and Donna Dambro. (SpaceCoastDaily.com image)

BREVARD COUNTY • PALM BAY, FLORIDA — Dr. Marshall Gladnick has been named a Life Fellow of the American Academy of Ophthalmology.

Based in San Francisco, the AAO is the largest national membership association of Eye M.D.’s.

Dr. Marshall Gladnick and Peggy Hartman next to framed letters of thanks sent to Glad Eyecare. (SpaceCoastDaily.com image)

This is another accolade for the well-respected Palm Bay opthalmologist, who is also a member of the Brevard Physicians Network.  Over the years, Dr. Gladnick has served as a teacher for the International Eye Foundation (IEF).

As a teacher, he has traveled to more than 100 countries, including England, Scotland, and Germany.  The IEF is an organization that seeks to prevent blindness by sending teaching physicians to developing nations.

Born in New York City, Dr. Gladnick received his medical degree from NY Medical College, graduating among the top ten in his class.

He then completed his internship at Jackson Memorial Hospital in Miami, and served his country as a flight surgeon in Vietnam.

In 1971, Gladnick completed his residency in Ophthalmology from the NY University/Bellevue Hospital Medical Center, which was associated with New York University.


In 2004, Dr. Gladnick opened Glad Eyecare and Aesthetics in Palm Bay.

Glad Eyecare offers a wide range of services, from routine eye exams to advanced custom LASIK laser vision correction and cataract surgery. (Image for SpaceCoastDaily.com)

“I have a wonderful staff and great people working for me.  We are committed to caring for each patient as if they were a family member.” said Dr. Gladnick.

Glad Eyecare & Aesthetics also offers cosmetic procedures including microdermabrasion, chemical peels, and body contouring solutions.

They offer Pelleve, the latest in FDA-approved skin tightening treatments.  Sarah Minor, Licensed Aesthetican, has sixteen years experience in her field.


Glad Eyecare offers a wide range of services, from routine eye exams to advanced custom LASIK laser vision correction and cataract surgery.

“We have a state of the art in-patient surgical suite for eyelid surgery, cancer removal, and many other procedures.”  Dr. Gladnick said.

“We also customize contact lenses to fit each patient, and we stock a broad selection of affordable, high quality frames.” he said.

Glad Eyecare has a full optical lab on the premises.  Their in-house lab crafts top-of-the-line progressive lenses, anti-reflective coasting, and poly and transition lenses.

“We make it a point to work with each patient until they are completely happy with their new eyewear.” Gladnick said.

Dr. Gladnick is a fellow of the American Board of Ophthalmology and a member of the American Society of Cataract & Refractive Surgery.   His office is accepting new patients.

For information, visit GladEyeCareCenter.com, or call 321-733-0074.