Dr. Sam Sato is a board certified ophthalmologist with a specialty in pediatric
ophthalmology and adult strabismus, but he sees both general and pediatric patients.
He is a graduate of Bowdoin College in Brunswick, Maine where he received a Bachelor
of Arts degree in mathematics. He also received a Bachelor's degree in chemistry from
Case Western University and a Masters of Clinical Chemistry from Cleveland State
University. Dr. Sato received his Medical Degree from Case Western Reserve
University in Cleveland, OH and completed his residency in ophthalmology from Kresge
Eye Institute at Wayne State. He was a professor at the University of Arizona in the both
the department of Ophthalmology and Pediatrics. He served as Director of Pediatric
Ophthalmology and was Director of the Ophthalmology Residency program in charge of
teaching. He also taught the basic science courses. Dr. Sato opened his private practice
in 1989. Dr. Sato is a member of the American Medical Association, the American
Academy of Ophthalmology, the American Association of Pediatric Ophthalmology and
Strabismus, the Arizona Medical Association, and the Pima County Medical
Association. Dr. Sato enjoys spending time with his wife, 4 children, and 7
grandchildren. His hobbies include golf, travel, and scuba diving.