jacksonville retina specialist, dr staman
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James A. Staman, MD


Bachelor of Arts, Cornell University, New York
Doctor of Medicine, Temple University School of Medicine
Internship, Pennsylvania Hospital
Ophthalmology Residency, University of Florida
Vitreoretinal Fellowship, Barnes Hospital


Diplomate, American Board of Ophthalmology
Diplomate, National Board of Medical Examiners

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Doctor Staman holds a Bachelors of Arts degree from Cornell University, New York and earned his medical degree from Temple University School of Medicine. He completed an internship at Pennsylvania Hospital and an ophthalmology residency at the University of Florida.

Following residency training, Dr. Staman completed a vitreoretinal fellowship at Barnes Hospital.

He enjoys coaching his son’s soccer team, reading, traveling with his family and is an avid Jacksonville Jaguar football fan.

Doctor Staman is the founder of Florida Retina Institute, which he established in 1979.

Phi Eta Sigma — Freshman Honor Society
Physican Service Award

American Academy of Ophthalmology (AAO)
American Society of Retina Specialists (ASRS)
Baptist Medical Center Jacksonville
Baptist Medical Center - The Beaches
Clinical Assistant Professorship, Jacksonville Health Education Program
Duval County Medical Society
Flagler Hospital
Florida Hospital Ormond Memorial Medical Center
Halifax Medical Center
Memorial Medical Center
Paul Cibis Society
Shands Jacksonville Medical Center
St. Luke’s Hospital
St. Vincent’s Medical Center

  1. Steve R.March, 2017

    This was an emergency situation. Office staff was supportive- we really appreciate the care my husband was given. Thank you.

  2. Lyndan M.March, 2017

    All the staff was wonderful. I was terrified and she was very kid and reassuring. I freak out when anyone gets near my eyes. I was a horrible patient and I apologize, but everyone was so compassionate.

  3. Roseanne C.March, 2017

    I appreciated an appointment within 24 hours of my call to your office. I had an emergency situation and you fit me in. Thank you.

  4. Very nice, professional, friendly, clean office, timely, sanitary, and well explained. Pleasant experience.

  5. Ernestine J.October, 2016

    During my visit the entire staff was professional and personable. I was very pleased.

  6. Irancel R.October, 2016

    Happy to be new patient of Florida Retina Institute and Dr. James Staman.

  7. Franklin T.September, 2016

    Very thorough and insightful. Friendly and polite with a personal touch that sets great physicians apart. Genuine concern was evident immediately and I was able to get in with no wait time. I highly recommend this physician. He seemed to have a great rapport with his staff and that always makes me believe they are a family instead of an office full of employees that only tolerate each other.

  8. Maxie C.June, 2016

    Everyone was very nice and helpful.

  9. Tonja B.May, 2016

    I was very thankful the staff and doctor could work me in the same afternoon that my eye doctor’s office called. Thank you again!

  10. Sandra C.March, 2016

    I was very nervous upon arriving, but was put at ease by the friendly reassuring staff and physician.

  11. Dear Dr. Staman and Entire Staff, Please accept my sincerest gratitude and appreciation for your professional extension of medical expertise and kindness during my recent eye emergency. I never dreamed that my left eye would let me down in such fashion! Thank the dear Lord for the trained and skilled hands at the Florida Retina Institute. I am forever grateful. God Bless.

  12. Dear Dr. Jim: Thanks for another good report on my eyes. It's been almost 12 years since the four detachments in late 2003 - 2004, and each year since I have thoroughly enjoyed hearing your "all clear" report. As I mentioned to you yesterday at the conclusion of your examination, I honestly believe you have the finest overall physician office I have ever been in (and in my various roles with Baptist, I have been in many).

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