Brandon Eye Associates
Amy Martino, M.D.
Eye Physician and Surgeon in Brandon & Sun City Center, FLBrandon Eye Associates
Dr. Martino is Board Certified by the American Board of Ophthalmology and fellowship-trained in glaucoma surgery. She also performs comprehensive eye examinations and cataract surgery.
Dr. Martino completed her glaucoma fellowship at the world-renowned Bascom Palmer Eye Institute of the University of Miami Health System and School of Medicine, the #1 eye hospital and vision research center in the country.
She attended college at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill where she graduated summa cum laude with a Bachelor’s of Science in Biology and a minor in Chemistry. During college, she was selected to Phi Beta Kappa, the nation’s oldest and most prestigious academic honor society. She then completed medical school at the University of South Florida where she was elected to the national honor medical society, Alpha Omega Alpha. She continued at the University of South Florida for both her Internship training in pediatrics and her Residency training in ophthalmology.
She was first doctor in Hillsborough County to implant the Hydrus microstent for glaucoma and one of the first surgeons in Florida selected to implant the glaucoma iStent® device, the world’s smallest medical implant. Her surgical talents include cataract surgery using premium intraocular lens implants, as well as glaucoma lasers and specialized glaucoma surgeries (such as trabeculectomies and glaucoma drainage devices).
Dr. Martino is also a staff physician at the James A. Haley Veterans Hospital in Tampa, where she takes pride in serving those who have served our country. As a graduate of the University of South Florida, she enjoys giving lectures to the current ophthalmology residents. She volunteers her time through the Eye Care America program, Brandon Outreach Clinic, and Catholic Charities Medical Missions to help underprivileged patients receive eye care.
She is the co-author of a book entitled Eye Was There. She has presented her research at various scientific meetings across the globe, and her research has been published in the Journal of Glaucoma.
She is a member of the American Academy of Ophthalmology, the American Glaucoma Society, the Florida Society of Ophthalmology, the Florida Glaucoma Society, and the Tampa Bay Ophthalmological Society where she is a cabinet member.
She enjoys playing tennis, practicing yoga and speding time with her husband and two daughters.