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Richard T. Sturm, MD

Glaucoma & Laser Cataract Surgeon

Richard Sturm, MD, is a board-certified ophthalmologist specializing in glaucoma and cataract surgery. Dr. Sturm graduated summa cum laude from Manhattan College…

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Education

  • 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

Accomplishments

  • Best Doctor, New York Metro Area

    • Castle Connolly Medical Ltd.

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

NewsOctober 4, 2019

OCLI Welcomes Strategic Affiliation

OCLI, a nationally renowned multi-specialty eye care group, announced today that it has entered into a strategic relationship with Blue Sea Capital LLC (“Blue Sea”), a leading growth-oriented private equity firm, to position OCLI for continued expansion. Blue Sea has signed a definitive agreement for an investment into Spectrum Vision Partners, a management services organization…

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NewsOctober 4, 2019

OCLI Announces Partnership with Precision Eye Care in Huntington, NY

OCLI is excited to announce they are partnering with Precision Eye Care in Huntington to better serve the Suffolk and Nassau County communities. This merger brings together two of Long Island’s most elite ophthalmology practices. Precision Eye Care is located at 1700 East Jericho Turnpike. As part of this merger, OCLI is also excited to…

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Biography

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.

Office Status Update

We are here for our patients and the community during this difficult time and are committed to providing eye care for those who need it in a safe and clean environment - although have temporarily closed the majority of our eye clinics in response to the coronavirus (COVID-19) situation.

WE ARE OCCASIONALLY OPEN AT SELECT REGIONAL EMERGENCY CARE CLINICS FOR VISION THREATENING EMERGENCIES BY APPOINTMENT