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Robert L. Stamper


Ophthalmologist and glaucoma specialist
Patient care and teaching devotee, opera and skiing fan

Dr. Robert Stamper is an ophthalmologist who specializes in diagnosing, monitoring and treating patients with glaucoma. He is the former director of the UCSF Glaucoma Clinic. His research interests include methods of diagnosing and treating glaucoma early to prevent vision loss.

Stamper earned his medical degree at State University of New York Downstate Medical Center. He then served as a physician in the Peace Corps for two years. He completed his residency in ophthalmology and a fellowship in glaucoma at Washington University in St. Louis.

Stamper belongs to the American Academy of Ophthalmology and received its Life Achievement Honor Award in 2008. He also is a member of the American Ophthalmological Society, American Glaucoma Society and Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology. He has served as chair of Prevent Blindness Northern California.

  • Education

    SUNY Downstate Medical Center, 1965

  • Residencies

    Washington University in St. Louis, Ophthalmology, 1971

  • Fellowships

    Washington University in St. Louis, Glaucoma, 1972

  • Board Certifications

    Ophthalmology, American Board of Ophthalmology

  • Academic Title


Glaucoma is a potentially blinding disease. I try to prevent vision loss through individualized medical and surgical treatment.

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