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Benjamin Hammond, M.D.

Benjamin Hammond, M.D.

Ophthalmology

4.8 out of 5 stars
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Locations

Flaum Eye Institute - Pittsford

Tobey Village Office Park
160 Office Parkway
Pittsford, NY 14534

Flaum Eye Institute - Geneva

Finger Lakes Center
738 Pre-Emption Road
Geneva, NY 14456

Flaum Eye Institute - Rochester

500 South Clinton Avenue, Suite 104
Rochester, NY 14620

Flaum Eye Institute - Main Campus - Rochester

Strong Memorial Hospital
210 Crittenden Boulevard
Rochester, NY 14642

About Me

Benjamin Hammond, MD provides care for infants, children and young adults suffering from eye disease. He diagnoses and treats all pediatric eye conditions and performs cataract, strabismus, glaucoma and tear duct surgeries.

Dr. Hammond is an honors graduate of Brigham Young University and att...
Benjamin Hammond, MD provides care for infants, children and young adults suffering from eye disease. He diagnoses and treats all pediatric eye conditions and performs cataract, strabismus, glaucoma and tear duct surgeries.

Dr. Hammond is an honors graduate of Brigham Young University and attended Medical School at the University of Michigan where he excelled in research, winning a Student Biomedical Research Fellowship. He completed his residency in ophthalmology at the University of Rochester Medical Center. He proceeded to complete a fellowship in Pediatric Ophthalmology at Children's Hospital of Los Angeles / University of Southern California Keck School of Medicine.

Dr. Hammond's research interests include the epidemiology and treatment of common childhood conditions, including amblyopia and strabismus. He is also interested in improving outcomes in the treatment of childhood glaucoma and cataracts. He has been involved with the Multi-Ethnic Pediatric Eye Disease Study (MEPEDS), the largest population based study of pediatric ocular health ever performed, and he will be an active participant in ongoing Pediatric Eye Disease Investigator Group (PEDIG) studies. He is eligible for certification by the American Board of Ophthalmology, and he is a member of the American Academy of Ophthalmology and the American Academy of Pediatric Ophthalmology and Strabismus.

Certified Specialties

Ophthalmology - American Board of Ophthalmology

Faculty Appointments

Associate Professor - Department of Ophthalmology (SMD)

Credentials

Residency & Fellowship

Fellowship, Children's Hospital of Los Angeles. 2011 - 2012

Residency, Ophthalmology, University of Rochester Medical Center. 2008 - 2011

Internship, Internal Medicine, Oakwood Hospital and Medical Center. 2007 - 2008

Education

MD | University of Michigan Medical School. 2007

Ratings & Comments

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Ratings

During this visit, did this provider spend enough time with you?

4.9 stars

During this visit, did this provider show respect for what you had to say?

4.8 stars

During this visit, did this provider give you easy to understand information about these health questions or concerns?

4.9 stars

During this visit, did this provider listen carefully to you?

4.8 stars

During this visit, did this provider explain things in a way that was easy to understand?

4.8 stars

Patient Comments

5.0 stars

We are so happy to have Dr. Hammond back in Geneva! Thank you for bringing him back to us!

Mar 04, 2024

5.0 stars

We love Dr. Hammond!

Nov 29, 2023

5.0 stars

[...]. Good doctor. Good with children. Clear explanations.

Aug 29, 2023

5.0 stars

Dr. Hammond was so patient and thoughtful. I appreciated hearing his reasoning behind answers to my questions. He explained things very clearly in a way I could understand. I felt my child was seen and heard. I very highly recommend Dr. Hammond. 10/10

Aug 19, 2023

5.0 stars

He was fantastic.

Jul 18, 2023

3.4 stars

Very good

Feb 16, 2023

5.0 stars

He was so patient and very creative in order to do an eye exam on a 3 year old. I have already recommended him to a friend for her child.

Jan 25, 2023

5.0 stars

Wonderful doctor. Love how he is with children

Nov 12, 2022

5.0 stars

Provider was so patient & fun with 4 year old [...] & [...] still talks about the eye doctors super hero glasses!

May 04, 2022