Sandra Sieminski

Sandra F. Sieminski

Sandra F. Sieminski MD

UBMD Ophthalmology at the Ross Eye Institute



Accepting new patients

Professional Summary:

I am a board certified ophthalmologist and fellowship trained in glaucoma. I am the Director of Glaucoma Services at the University at Buffalo Department of Ophthalmology, and the Clinical Vice Chair of the Department of Ophthalmology. I also serve as the Clerkship Director for the Ophthalmology rotation for the Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, and am the Chief of Service of Ophthalmology at the Erie County Medical Center. My research interests include exfoliative glaucoma, traumatic glaucoma, and laser therapy in glaucoma.



Additional Languages:

Basic Italian

Physician Gender:



UBMD Ophthalmology: Ross Eye Institute
Ross Eye Institute
1176 Main Street
Buffalo, NY 14209
Office Hours: 8:30am - 4:30pm
Phone: 716-881-7900
Fax: 716-881-4349
Accepting new patients

UBMD Ophthalmology: Ross Eye Institute
Ross Eye Institute - Northtowns
3580 Sheridan Drive
Suite 150
Amherst, NY 14226
Office Hours: 8:30 - 4:30, Monday-Friday
Phone: 716-881-7900
Fax: 716-881-4349
Accepting new patients

Insurance Accepted:

  • Aetna U.S. Healthcare
  • Blue Cross & Blue Shield of WNY Inc
  • CIGNA HealthCare
  • Community Blue (HMO)
  • Community Blue Advantage
  • Empire
  • Fidelis
  • GHI
  • Independent Health Association (HMO)
  • Magnacare
  • Medicaid
  • Medicare
  • NYS Medicaid
  • United Healthcare
  • Univera Health Care (HMO)

Board Certifications:

  • Board Certification, American Board of Ophthalmology

Education and Training:

  • Fellowship, Glaucoma, New York Eye and Ear Infirmary (2010)
  • Residency, Ophthalmology, Georgetown University (2009)
  • Internship, Internal Medicine, Washington Hospital Center (2006)
  • MD, Doctor of Medicine, University of Pittsburgh (2005)
  • BA, Studio Arts, Brown University (2000)

Awards and Honors:

  • International Council of Ophthalmology Sandwich Fellowship Award (2019)
  • Buffalo Spree Top Doctors (2019)
  • Buffalo Spree Top Doctors (2018)
  • Evan Calkins, MD Fellowship for Community Based Research Award (2015)
  • Resident teaching award- University at Buffalo Ophthalmology (2013)
  • G. Victor Simpson Resident Research Award (2008)
  • Undergraduate Teaching and Research Assistantship Award- Brown University (1998)

Research Profile:

This UBMD physician is also a member of the Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences at the University at Buffalo, teaching the next generation of doctors and researching to advance care in WNY and beyond. Learn more about this physician’s research and teaching activities, as well as view credentials, publications, professional involvement and more below.

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