Joseph J. Pizzimenti, OD, FAAO
Rosenberg School of Optometry at the University of the Incarnate Word
San Antonio, Texas, USA
Dr. Joseph Pizzimenti is a tenured Professor at the Rosenberg School of Optometry at the University of the Incarnate Word in San Antonio, TX, USA. He earned his Doctor of Optometry from the Illinois College of Optometry. Dr. Pizzimenti completed a residency Ocular Disease and Rehabilitative Optometry at the University of Houston. 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’s teaching and research interests include oculo-systemic disease, age related macular degeneration, vitreomacular adhesion, and clinical applications of multimodal ophthalmic imaging. His scientific articles have appeared in a host of peerreviewed journals. Dr. Pizzimenti was awarded a Fellowship by the World Council of Optometry in 2006, resulting in an appointment to teach and evaluate optometric education programs in Central Europe. During this Fellowship, he and his family were based in Poznan, Poland.
Dr. Pizzimenti enjoys most types of music and traveling with his wife, Dr. Claire Pizzimenti, and their three children.