Robert Stamper, MD

Director of the Glaucoma Clinic

Dr. Robert Stamper, director of the Glaucoma Clinic, is an ophthalmologist who specializes in glaucoma and cataract surgery. His research interests include early methods in diagnosing glaucoma to prevent vision loss. Stamper's research efforts have involved evaluating new surgical procedures for glaucoma.

Stamper earned his medical degree at State University of NY, Downstate Medical Center. He spent two years as a Peace Corps Physician. Later he completed his residency in ophthalmology and fellowship in glaucoma at Washington University in St. Louis.

Stamper belongs to the American Academy of Ophthalmology and received its Lifetime Achievement Award in 2008. He also is a member of the American Ophthalmological Society, the American Glaucoma Society and the Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology. Currently, he is the immediate past chairman of the Prevent Blindness Northern California.


Glaucoma Clinic
8 Koret Way, Suite U519
San Francisco, CA 94143-0644
Phone: (415) 514–6920
Fax: (415) 514–6925

Hours: Monday to Friday, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.

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State University of New York 1965


Washington University, St. Louis, Ophthalmology 1971


Washington University, St. Louis, Glaucoma 1972

Selected Research and Publications

  1. Nanda T, Rasool N, Callahan AB, Stamper RL, Odel JG. Ophthalmic Timolol Hallucinations: A Case Series and Review of the Literature. J Glaucoma. 2017 Sep; 26(9):e214-e216.
  2. Hsia YC, Lee JH, Cui QN, Stewart JM, Naseri A, Porco T, Stamper RL, Han Y. Early Reoperation Rate, Complication, and Outcomes in Resident-performed Glaucoma Surgery. J Glaucoma. 2017 Feb; 26(2):87-92.
  3. Cui QN, Hsia YC, Lin SC, Stamper RL, Rose-Nussbaumer J, Mehta N, Porco TC, Naseri A, Han Y. Effect of mitomycin c and 5-flurouracil adjuvant therapy on the outcomes of Ahmed glaucoma valve implantation. Clin Exp Ophthalmol. 2017 Mar; 45(2):128-134.

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