James Tammaro, M.D.

James Tammaro, M.D. is a board-certified ophthalmologist with more than 25 years of experience. Dr. Tammaro is a comprehensive ophthalmologist with a focus on small incision cataract surgery, multifocal and accommodative implant lenses for cataract surgery, glaucoma & cataract combined surgery, and laser procedures.

Prior to joining Ophthalmic Consultants of the Capital Region, Dr. Tammaro was the owner of a private ophthalmology practice and ambulatory surgery center in Lake Havasu, Arizona. Dr. Tammaro consistently performs more than 1,200 cataracts, glaucoma and laser surgical procedures each year.


Dr. Tammaro received his Bachelor of Arts from Rice University in Houston, Texas, and went on to study medicine at world-renowned Baylor College of Medicine in Houston. Dr. Tammaro completed his residency at Casey Eye Institute in Portland, Oregon.


Dr. Tammaro is certified in ophthalmology by the American Board of Ophthalmology and in cataract surgery by the American Board of Eye Surgery.
Dr. Tammaro’s research has been published in the American Journal of Ophthalmology.

Practicing At Our Locations In

  • Albany
  • Clifton Park
  • Schenectady
  • Schodack
  • Troy

Working With

  • Cataract Surgery & Treatment
  • Cataract Treatment, Surgery & Laser Lasik Surgery