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Joseph Stamm, OD

Chief, Advanced Care Service
Associate Clinical Professor
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Dr. Stamm began his career in 1982 in a private practice in Rochester, NY.  He has served as a clinical associate and an assistant professor in the Department of Ophthalmology at the University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry. He has served as an associate clinical professor at the SUNY College of Optometry since 2011.


Advanced Care

Affiliations and Recognition

American Academy of Optometry Fellow Status Diplomate in Refractive Technology, Section on Cornea, Contact Lens, and Refractive Technologies American Optometric Association -- Charter Member, Contact Lens Section Optometric Council on Refractive Technology Ocular Surface Society of Optometry New York State Optometric Association


OD, SUNY College of Optometry, 1982
BA, SUNY Binghamton, 1978

Board Certified

Board Certified, American Board of Optometry, 2013

Recent Lectures and Presentations:

  • 3/20/09 Refractive Surgery Update: 2009; 54th Annual University of Rochester Eye Institute Ophthalmology Conference, Technician Program, Rochester, NY.
  • 4/10/09 Corneal Topography: Basic Theory and Application and Contemporary Pre-Operative Considerations in the Refractive Surgery Patient; University of Rochester Eye Institute; Resident Lecture Series.
  • 6/18/09 Contemporary Pre-Operative Considerations in the Refractive Surgery Patient; Laurel Eye Care, Altoona, PA.
  • 11/10/09 Mythbusters 2009 – PRK Edition: Why Do We Do What We Do?; 6th Annual Refractive Symposium, Optometric Council on Refractive Technology, Orlando, FL.
  • 3/19/10 Take A Better History – Clues in the Medicine Cabinet; 55th Annual Ophthalmology Conference Technician Program, Flaum Eye Institute at the University of Rochester, Rochester, NY.
  • 9/22/13 Corneal Cross Linking – Indications and Clinical Reality, Dry Eye – Things to Consider; CE-NY Rochester, Rochester, NY.
  • 10/19/13 The ABC’s of CXL; Envision New York 2013, New York, NY.


Recent Invited Publications: 

  • 4/05 Contributed to: Applied Corneal Refractive Technology; Supplement to Review of Optometry, April 2005.
  • 12/07 Certain Systemic Conditions May Not Contraindicate LASIK; Primary Care Optometry News,Volume 12, number 12.
  • 1/08 Determine Lens Status, Expectations When Choosing Older Patients’ Vision Correction; “At Issue”, Primary Care Optometry News, Volume 13, number 1.
  • 12/08 Clinicians Stress Preop Evaluation, Treatment To Avoid Dry Eye After LASIK; “At Issue”, Primary Care Optometry News, Volume 13, number 12.
  • 1/09 No longer considered an “old” procedure: Today’s PRK better for some patients; Primary Care Optometry News, Volume 14, number 1.
  • 11/11 Advances in Corneal Transplant Surgery; Optometric Study Center, Review of Optometry, Volume 148, number 11.