Dr. Elmer was born and raised right here in Western New York and is a graduate of Canisius High School. He received a double major in Biology and Psychology from the University of Notre Dame and earned his M.D. degree back home at SUNY-Buffalo School of Medicine. Following an internship at Ochsner Medical Foundation in New Orleans, he joined a prestigious residency program at Louisiana State University, where he was elected Chief Resident in Ophthalmology. He then returned to Western New York and completed a Pediatric Ophthalmic Fellowship at SUNY-Buffalo Department of Ophthalmology. After his fellowship, he went on an extended mission tour of Africa, performing a wide variety of complex eye surgeries.
Dr. Elmer’s extensive experience and training in cataract, Lasik, glaucoma and laser surgeries, as well as his specialized pediatric training, allows us to further expand our total eye care services.