Dr. Sterrer has been practicing ophthalmology since 1996. He completed his undergraduate studies at Middlebury College in Vermont and graduated from the School of Medicine at the State University of New York, Stony Brook. Dr. Sterrer completed a first residency in internal medicine at Abbott-Northwestern Hospital in Minneapolis. He stayed there an additional year as an academic chief resident before becoming a diplomate of the American Board of Internal Medicine. Dr. Sterrer served his ophthalmology residency at St. Francis Medical Center/Allegheny General Hospital in Pittsburgh. He is a diplomate of the American Board of Ophthalmology and a fellow of the American Academy of Ophthalmology. Before joining Eyecare Medical Group, Dr. Sterrer was in private practice in Minnesota for eleven years and was a member of the medical staffs of several leading hospitals. Dr. Sterrer lives in Scarborough with his wife and three children. He enjoys playing and coaching ice hockey, travel, reading, ocean sports and music.
Dr. Sterrer comments on becoming an ophthalmologist:
“I still hadn’t decided on a specialty by the middle of my third year of medical school. At that point, I had no interest whatsoever in eyecare. Then I started a rotation in ophthalmology. By Tuesday 10 a.m. of that weekly rotation, I had spontaneously fallen in love with ophthalmology and knew it was to be my chosen field. I have not been disappointed with that decision even once since.”
To reach a staff member in Dr. Sterrer's office, please call 207-773-4607.