Dr. Spector

Dr. Steve S. Spector is a Diplomate of the American Board of Ophthalmology and a Fellow of the American Academy of Ophthalmology. He served as the vice president of the medical staff at JFK Hospital and chief of the Department of Ophthalmology at JFK Hospital and Humana Hospital.

Before attending medical school, Dr. Spector earned a B.S. in Nuclear Engineering and a Masters of Nuclear Engineering Sciences (M.S.N.E.S.) at the University of Florida. He then earned his medical degree from the University of Florida College of Medicine in 1975. This was followed by a medical/surgical internship, an ophthalmology residency and a glaucoma fellowship at the University of Florida College of Medicine.

Dr. Spector maintains active surgical staff privileges at the following hospitals:

  • Good Samaritan Hospital, West Palm Beach
  • South Florida Vision Associates, Boynton Beach
  • JFK/Columbia Medical Center, Atlantis

Professional Memberships:

Dr. Spector is among the top 100 TLC Laser Vision surgeon in the US.

  • Dr. Spector is among the top 100 TLC Laser Vision surgeon in the US.
  • Fellow, American Academy of Ophthalmology
  • American Association of Ophthalmology
  • National Board of Medical Examiners
  • Panamerican Association of Ophthalmology
  • International Glaucoma Congress
  • American Intraocular Implant Society
  • Kerato-Refractive Society
  • American Society of Contemporary Ophthalmology
  • Contact Lens Association of Ophthalmologists
  • Palm Beach County Medical Society
  • FSO (Florida Society of Ophthalmology)
  • Florida Medical Association
  • American Medical Association
  • International Association of Ocular Surgeons
  • Surgical Eye Expeditions International

Eye Surgery Volunteer Mission

  • 1998 – Namibia, Africa
  • 1999 – Amman, Jordan
  • 2000 – Vanuatu, South Pacific
  • 2001 – Honduras
  • 2003 – Cuzco, Peru
  • 2005 – Mongolia
  • 2008 – Comayagua, Honduras
  • 2012 – Hue, Viet Nam