Winston J. Scott, MD, an Ophthalmologist in private practice

Get to know Ophthalmologist Dr. Winston J. Scott, who serves patients in East Orange, New Jersey.

Providing excellence in eye care with a personal touch, Dr. Scott sees patients at his private practice in East Orange, New Jersey. As a highly reputable and respected comprehensive ophthalmologist, he is skilled in providing a range of services to help each patient attain the clearest vision possible, including refractive cataract/lens implant surgery, glaucoma & laser surgery, diabetic eye care, and fashionable eyewear.

With over three decades of experience performing and teaching cataract surgery, Dr. Scott serves as the Chief of the Division of Ophthalmology at East Orange General Hospital, and as an Associate Attending at University Hospital, as well as at Newark Beth Israel Medical Center. He is a former Clinical Assistant Professor of Ophthalmology at New Jersey Medical School.

The doctor’s acclaimed career in medicine began in 1979 after he earned his medical degree from the University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey in Newark, New Jersey. He then went on to complete his residency in ophthalmology at UMDNJ-University Hospital. 

A Fellow of the American Academy of Ophthalmology, he is board-certified in ophthalmology by the American Board of Ophthalmology, whose mission is to serve the public by improving the quality of ophthalmic practice through a process of certification and Maintenance of Certification that fosters excellence and encourages continual learning. 

In order to advance his professional efforts, he remains a member of the American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery, the New Jersey Academy of Ophthalmology, the National Medical Association, and Surgical Eye Expedition. 

Ophthalmology is a branch of medicine and surgery, which deals with the diagnosis and treatment of eye disorders. Ophthalmologists are experts in the diseases, functions, and anatomy of the eye. They may provide routine care such as vision testing, as well as prescribe and fit eyeglasses or contact lenses. However, ophthalmologists are also surgeons. They repair traumatic injuries to the eye and perform cataract, glaucoma, and corneal surgery.

Outside of the operating room, Dr. Scott is a founding member of the Caribbean Medical Mission, which is a medical group that has been providing humanitarian medical care to the Caribbean for over fifteen years.

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