Stephen D. Baer, OD
Dr. Stephen Baer attended Juniata College where he earned his B.S. in Pre-Medicine/Biology (1991). He went on to earn is O.D. at the Pennsylvania College of Optometry (1995). Dr. Baer joined Kirman Eye in 1995, where he specializes in primary eye care, contact lenses and ocular disease. He is a member of the American Optometric Association, the Pennsylvania Optometric Association and the Central Pennsylvania Optometric Society, serving as President from 2003-2004. Dr. Baer was named “Young Optometrist of the Year” by his colleagues in 2000 and later received the “Optometrist of the Year” award in 2004.
Dr. Baer enjoys his work and has a strong interest in ocular disease and specialty contact lenses. He enjoys sharing his knowledge of optometry by serving as a preceptor for 3rd and 4th year externs from the Pennsylvania College of Optometry while they finish their clinical rotations.
Over the years, Dr. Baer has remained active in the community coaching baseball, providing numerous vision screenings and providing care to the elderly in local nursing homes. Outside of work he enjoys spending time with his wife, Julie and their two sons, Tyler and Connor. He has a passion for golf, is an avid hockey fan, and enjoys hunting and fishing.