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Mitch Strominger, MD

Adjunct Instructor

Dr. Strominger is a preceptor to pediatric optometry residents from the college in his clinic at the New England Eye Center in Boston, where he is the director of the pediatric ophthalmology and ocular motility service and a member of the neuro-ophthalmology service. He has been an adjunct faculty member at the college since 2002. Dr. Strominger is an associate professor of ophthalmology and pediatrics at Tufts University School of Medicine and is also the director of medical student education. He is also an assistant in ophthalmology at the Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary.

Dr. Strominger’s research interests center on eye movement and visual pathway disorders in both adults and children, including strabismus and amblyopia. He is a principal investigator of the Pediatric Eye Disease Investigator Group of the National Eye Institute. Consumers Research Council of America recognized him as one of America’s top ophthalmologists for four years in a row (2004-2008) and he was the 2003 recipient of the Tufts-New England Medical Center Oliver Smith Award for extraordinary service and caring.

Dr. Strominger is a member of the American Academy of Ophthalmology, serving on its Ophthalmic Knowledge Base Panel for Pediatric Ophthalmology. He is on the Continuing Medical Education Committee of the North American Neuro-Ophthalmology Society and is a member of the American Association of Pediatric Ophthalmology and Strabismus. He is on the editorial board of the Journal of Pediatric Ophthalmology and Strabismus and the article review board of the Journal of the American Association of Pediatric Ophthalmology and Strabismus.

Dr. Strominger earned his MD degree from Washington University in 1986. He completed his residency training in ophthalmology at the Albert Einstein College of Medicine at Yeshiva University in New York City. He then completed his neuro-ophthalmology fellowship at the Bascom Palmer Eye Institute in Miami and his pediatric ophthalmology fellowship at the Manhattan Eye, Ear and Throat Hospital