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Scott Russell, MD

Scott Russell, MD

Scott Russell, MD

  • Comprehensive Ophthalmology
  • Cornea and External Diseases
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902 49th Street Brooklyn, NY 11219
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1229 Broadway Suite 210 Hewlett, NY 11557
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  • Corneal Transplant
  • Corneal Transplant - DMEK
  • Corneal Transplant - DSAEK
  • Glaucoma Management
  • PRK
  • Pterygium Excision


Year began practicing: 1987

Year joined staff: 2022


  • Medical College of Pennsylvania, Medical Degree
  • College of Physicians & Surgeons of Columbia University, Masters Degree


Cornell University North Shore, Ophthalmology


New York University, General Surgery

Professional Memberships

  • American Academy of Ophthalmology
  • ARVO

Honors, Awards, etc.

  • Neurobiology Training Grant, NIH, Columbia University College of Physicians & Surgeons
  • Specialty Leader, Ophthalmology US Naval Reserve globally
  • Senior Medical Executive, Mid Atlantic Region, CONUS, US Naval Reserve


LSU Eye Center, Cornea, External Disease and Refractive Surgery Armed Forces Institute of Pathology, Walter Reed Army Medical Center, Ophthalmic Pathology

Teaching or Professional Positions

Columbia University College of Physicians & Surgeons – Associate Clinical Professor of Ophthalmology


Dr. Russell is a diligent & experienced ophthalmologist with a fellowship in Cornea, External Disease and Refractive Surgery. Dr. Russell takes a genuine interest in researching and educating himself on various new advancements in ophthalmology, so his patients get the best and the most advanced treatment possible. He focuses on all aspects of a patient’s experience which drive him towards excellence in providing healthcare. His main goal as a physician is to make the individual’s life better in ways that he can assist them. Dr. Russell is also certified by the American Board of Ophthalmology.