Joseph J. Pizzimenti, O.D., F.A.A.O., FORS, FNAP


Dr. Joseph Pizzimenti joined the faculty of RSO in 2016. A long-time clinician and optometric educator, Dr. Pizzimenti is an internationally-recognized speaker and author. He is a Fellow of both the American Academy of Optometry (AAO) and the Optometric Retina Society (ORS), serving as ORS President from 2012-2014.

Dr. Pizzimenti has completed funded clinical research in the areas of diabetes, age-related macular degeneration, vitreomacular adhesion, and low vision. His scientific articles and have appeared in a host peer-reviewed journals. Dr. Pizzimenti co-authored a chapter on Diabetic Retinopathy in the textbook entitled Diabetes in Black America.

Dr. Pizzimenti enjoys finding eclectic restaurants and traveling with his wife, Dr. Claire Pizzimenti, and their three children.