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Kim Poirier-Schmidt, OD

Assistant Clinical Professor


Dr. Poirier-Schmidt is an Assistant Clinical Professor at SUNY College of Optometry where she sees patients  and supervises students in Retina, Electrodiagnostic, Glaucoma and primary Care clinics. She also serves as the Instructor of Record for the ocular Disease II (Retina) course for third year students at SUNY. Dr. Poirier-Schmidt earned her Doctor of Optometry degree from SUNY Optometry and also completed her residency in ocular Disease at SUNY and Woodhull Medical Center in NYC. Her areas of interest include diagnosis, treatment and management of posterior segment disease. Dr. Poirier-Schmidt is a Fellow of the American Academy of Optometry and is a Diplomate of the American Board of Optometry.


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OD, SUNY College of Optometry, 2014

BS, Dalhousie University, 2007


SUNY College of Optometry, Ocular Disease, 2015


Poirier-Schmidt, K., Bass, S. Fundus Autofluorescence (FAF) Abnormalities in Three Sisters Who Are Ocular Albinism  Carriers
American Academy of Optometry (AAO) 2018
Kus, E., Huang, J., Poirier-Schmidt, K. Polypoidal Choroidal Vasculopathy Masquerading as Monocular Age-Related Macular Degeneration
American Academy of Optometry (AAO) 2018
Zuckerman, S., Iacono, D., Poirier-Schmidt, K., The Role of Multi-modal Imaging In the Diagnosis of Retinoschisis vs. Retinal Detachment
American Academy of Optometry (AAO) 2018

AI for DR: “The Digital Doctor Will See You Now" 

Review of Optometry February 2018

Bass, S., Poirier-Schmidt, K., OCT Angiography (OCT-A) Findings in Macular Telangiectasia Type 2
American Academy of Optometry (AAO) 2017
Gould, J., Poirier-Schmidt, K., Ocular Hypertension (OHTN) Associated with Synchysis Scintillans (SS) and Use of Topical Ocular Hypotensive Agent
American Academy of Optometry (AAO) 2017
Poirier-Schmidt, K., Gould, J.,Keratoconus Turned Uveal Effusion Syndrome: How technology provided the correct diagnosis.
American Academy of Optometry (AAO) 2016
Schuettenberg, S., Poirier, K., Optical Coherence Tomography and Fundus Autofluorescence Imaging of Helicoid Peripapillary Chorioretinal Degeneration in an African-American Female 
American Academy of Optometry (AAO) 2016
Poirier-Schmidt, K., It’s Not Rare If It’s In Your Chair: A Case of  Cytomegalovirus Retinitis In A Hospital Setting.
Resident’s Day, American Academy of Optometry 2014

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