R Scott Russell, MD

Specialties:

Cornea and External Diseases and Comprehensive Ophthalmology
  • SightMD New York

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Locations

  • Riverhead

    54 Commerce Drive Suite 6 Riverhead, NY 11901

    Main: 631-727-0880
    Fax: 631-727-8820
  • Southampton

    186 Old Town Road Southampton, NY 11968

    Main: 631-283-3533
    Fax: 631-283-2690
  • Southold

    41705 County Road 48 Southold, NY 11971

    Main: 631-765-5051
    Fax: 631-765-0048

Profile

Gender:

Male

Languages:

English

Procedures

  • Corneal Transplant
  • LASIK
  • PRK
  • Glaucoma Management
  • Cataract Surgery
  • Corneal Transplant - DSAEK
  • Corneal Transplant - DMEK
  • Pterygium

Experience

Year began practicing: 1987

Year joined staff: 2022

Education

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

Residency

Cornell University North Shore, Ophthalmology

Fellowship

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

Internships

New York University, General Surgery

Teaching or Professional Positions

  • Columbia University College of Physicians & Surgeons - Associate Clinical Professor of Ophthalmology

Professional Memberships

  • American Academy of Ophthalmology
  • ARVO
  • ASCRS

Honors, Awards, etc.

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

Bio

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.