Steven Squillace, O.D., graduated from Linton High School in Schenectady,
NY and earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Multiple Science from LeMoyne
College in Syracuse, NY.
Accepted at three optometry schools, he chose The New England College of
Optometry in Boston, MA, due to its reputation and diverse clinical rotations.
In his fourth year, he trained at the world-renowned Joslin Diabetes Center
and the Pediatric Clinic in the Back Bay and North End Community Health Center
in Boston, MA. After graduation, he completed his internship at SUNY
College of Optometry in New York, NY, for Vision Therapy. Dr. Squillace
joined Springfield Optometric Associates in 1986 as the practicing
pediatric optometrist. After five years of this clinical practice,
he completed a fellowship in the College of Vision Development (COVD).
Dr. Squillace maintains an associate membership in COVD.
He is also a member of the Connecticut Association of Optometrists,
The Massachusetts Association of Optometrists, and a 30-year member of
the National American Optometric Association.
Dr. Squillace is a member of the Somers Rotary Club and sponsors
the refreshments after The Great Escape Road Race each September.
He was a member of the East Longmeadow Jaycees for ten years,
serving in various board positions each year, including president in
1991. He was the founding chairman of the Redstone Trailway Committee,
which secured a $750,000 grant to develop a two-mile recreation path
along an abandoned railroad bed in the center of East Longmeadow, MA.
Dr. Squillace resides in Somers with his wife and two daughters.
He enjoys travel, sports and music.