Doctors & Staff

Richard T. Sturm, MD

Glaucoma Specialists and Cataract Surgery


  • Fellowship — Glaucoma Consultation Service of Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary, Harvard Medical School
  • Residency — St. Luke’s-Roosevelt Hospital Center
  • Medical School — New York Medical College
  • Undergraduate — Manhattan College

Professional Activities

  • American College of Surgeons
  • American Academy of Ophthalmology
  • Nassau Academy of Medicine
  • Nassau Surgical Society
  • Long Island Ophthalmological Society
  • Medical Society of the State of New York


Richard Sturm, MD, is a board-certified ophthalmologist specializing in glaucoma and cataract surgery. Dr. Sturm graduated summa cum laude from Manhattan College with a bachelor’s degree and received his medical degree from New York Medical College. After completing his ophthalmology residency at St. Luke’s-Roosevelt Hospital Center, where he served as chief resident, he obtained a fellowship in glaucoma at the Glaucoma Consultation Service of Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary at Harvard Medical School.

Dr. Sturm has served as clinical instructor and director of glaucoma service at St. Luke’s-Roosevelt Hospital Center. He is a fellow of the American College of Surgeons, the American Academy of Ophthalmology, the Nassau Academy of Medicine and the Nassau Surgical Society. He is also a member of several professional societies, including the Long Island Ophthalmological Society and the Medical Society of the State of New York. Dr. Sturm has been named “Best Doctor, New York Metro Area” every year since 1997 by Castle Connolly Medical Ltd.

Dr. Sturm is a partner at Ophthalmic Consultants of Long Island, OCLI, an eye care group consisting of over 30 eye doctors and surgeons representing a broad spectrum of specialties in ophthalmology and optometry, with 14 locations throughout Long Island.