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Joseph C. Stainton, M.D.

Joseph C. Stainton, M.D.Joseph C. Stainton, MD has been committed to providing expert medical and surgical eye care in Jonesboro and the surrounding community since 1980. Dr. Stainton helped found Vision Care Center of Northeast Arkansas in 1999 with a vision for developing a center of excellence in eye care to serve northeast Arkansas. Wondering if you might be developing cataracts? Thinking about LASIK? Interested in maintaining the health of your eyes? Dr. Stainton’s knowledge and experience in treating medical and surgical eye problems will help you to achieve your best quality of vision. Look to Dr. Stainton for your vision care needs.

"Before my LASIK eye surgery with Dr. Stainton at Vision Care Center of Northeast Arkansas, I spent more time worrying about my contacts rather than enjoying life." - Scott Flanigan


Doctor of Medicine
University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences
Little Rock, Arkansas
May 1972 - August 1976

Residency, Department of Ophthalmology
Lousiana State University
Shreveport, LA
August 1977- May 1987

Work Experience

Jonesboro Eye Clinic
Jonesboro, AR
1980 - 1999

Vision Care Center of Northeast Arkansas
Jonesboro, AR
1999 - Present


Arkansas Ophthalmology Society
Arkansas Medical Society
Craighead County Medical Society

Hospital Privileges

St. Bernards Regional Medical Center
Jonesboro Surgery Center
Outpatient Surgery Center of Jonesboro


Clinical Instructor of Ophthalmology