Dr. Richard Scartozzi, MD

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Dr. Richard Scartozzi, MD
Doctor Richard Scartozzi, MD, FACS, FICS, FAAO, CPI is a retinal surgeon ophthalmologist, teacher, and researcher with years of experience. He has trained at top institutions such as Johns Hopkins Medical School, Wills Eye Hospital, and Doheny Eye Institute. Doctor Scartozzi is a Connecticut retina and macula specialist with a national reputation, skilled in the treatment of macular degeneration, macular holes and puckers, diabetic retinopathy, retinal detachments and tears, floaters, retinal vein occlusions, complications of cataract surgery, uveitis, sutureless small gauge vitrectomy surgery, eye laser surgery, and the use of Eylea, Lucentis, Avastin, Ozurdex, Jetrea, macular eye vitamins, and other eye therapies.

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Doctor Richard Scartozzi, MD, FACS, FICS, FAAO, CPI is a retinal surgeon ophthalmologist, teacher, and researcher with years of experience. He has trained at top institutions such as Johns Hopkins Medical School, Wills Eye Hospital, and Doheny Eye Institute. Doctor Scartozzi is a Connecticut retina and macula specialist with a national reputation, skilled in the treatment of macular degeneration, macular holes and puckers, diabetic retinopathy, retinal detachments and tears, floaters, retinal vein occlusions, complications of cataract surgery, uveitis, sutureless small gauge vitrectomy surgery, eye laser surgery, and the use of Eylea, Lucentis, Avastin, Ozurdex, Jetrea, macular eye vitamins, and other eye therapies.

Dr. Scartozzi's Care Philosophy

Experience, compassion, and expertise.

Dr. Scartozzi's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:

  •  Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  •  Specializes in Ophthalmology
  •  Board certified in Ophthalmology
  •  No malpractice claims found
  •  No sanctions found
  •  No board actions found

Awards & Recognition

  • Awards & Honors
    • Healthgrades Honor Roll
    • National Science Foundation RAIRE Scholarship, 1996
    • Phi Beta Kappa, 1997
    • Howard Hughes Medical Institute Fellowship, 1997
    • America's Top Ophthalmologists, 2009
    • Carmela Gagliardi Medical Scholarship, 1999
    • Valedictorian, 1998
    • Barry M. Goldwater Scholarship, 1997
    • Fellow of the American Academy of Ophthalmology, 2008
    • Fellow of the American College of Surgeons (FACS), 2010
    • National Eye Institute Travel Grant, 2006
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  • Media & Publications
    • Use of adjuncts in surgery and novel surgical approaches. In: Lim JI, ed. Age-related macular degeneration., 2008
    • Familial drusen of the optic nerve head associated with choroidal neovascular membranes., 2005
    • Intraoperative sclerotomy-related retinal breaks for macular surgery, 20 versus 25 gauge vitrectomy systems., 2007
    • Postoperative endophthalmitis caused by Candida parapsilosis: clinical features and treatment outcomes., 2011
    • Bilateral improvement of persistent diffuse diabetic macular oedema after unilateral intravitreal bevacizumab (Avastin) injection., 2008
    • Chondroid chordoma of the nasal septum., 2003
    • Aging and the Eye, 2010
    • Is it My Eyes or My Age?, 2011

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  • Ophthalmology

Conditions Treated

  • Acute Endophthalmitis
  • Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Amaurosis Fugax
  • Angioid Streaks of Choroid
  • Anterior Ischemic Optic Neuropathy
  • Aphakia and Other Disorders of Lens
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Benign Neoplasm of Choroid
  • Benign Neoplasm of Eye
  • Benign Tumor
  • Best's Disease
  • Blindness
  • Brain Disorders
  • Cataract
  • Chorioretinal Atrophy, Progressive Bifocal
  • Chorioretinal Scars
  • Chorioretinitis
  • Choroidal Neovascular Membranes (CNVM)
  • Choroideremia
  • Choroiditis
  • Chronic Endophthalmitis
  • Coloboma of Macula
  • Conjunctival Hemorrhage
  • Corneal Ulcer
  • Cystoid Macular Edema
  • Cytomegaloviral Retinitis
  • Degenerative Disorders of Globe
  • Diabetic Eye Disease
  • Diabetic Macular Edema (DME)
  • Diabetic Retinopathy
  • Dry Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Endophthalmitis
  • Eye Cancer
  • Eye Disease
  • Eye Infections
  • Floaters
  • Fuchs' Corneal Dystrophy
  • Glaucoma
  • Hollenhorst Plaque
  • Hyphema
  • Iridocyclitis
  • Iritis
  • Juvenile Macular Degeneration
  • Keratitis
  • Lazy Eye
  • Lens Disorders
  • Macular Amyloidosis
  • Macular Degeneration
  • Macular Edema
  • Macular Hole
  • Macular Pucker
  • Migraine
  • Ocular Hypertension
  • Optic Neuritis
  • Paralytic Strabismus
  • Parasitic Endophthalmitis
  • Peripheral Uveitis
  • Posterior Vitreous Detachment
  • Progressive High Myopia
  • Purulent Endophthalmitis
  • Retina Diseases
  • Retina-Vitreous Disorders
  • Retinal Artery Occlusion
  • Retinal Degeneration
  • Retinal Detachment
  • Retinal Detachment With Break
  • Retinal Detachment and Retinal Tear
  • Retinal Dystrophy
  • Retinal Hemorrhage
  • Retinal Neovascularization
  • Retinal Vein Occlusion
  • Retinitis Pigmentosa (RP)
  • Retinoschisis
  • Sarcoidosis
  • Scleritis
  • Senile Cataracts
  • Sorsby's Fundus Dystrophy
  • Stargardt's Disease
  • Stickler Syndrome
  • Sympathetic Uveitis
  • Temporal Arteritis
  • Thyroid Disease
  • Toxocariasis (Ocular Larva Migrans)
  • Tuberculous Uveitis
  • Uveal Diseases
  • Uveal Melanoma
  • Uveitis
  • Uveitis and Iridocyclitis
  • Vascular Disease
  • Visual Field Defects
  • Vitreoretinal Degeneration
  • Vitreous Abscess
  • Vitreous Detachment
  • Vitreous Diseases
  • Vitreous Hemorrhage
  • Wet Age-Related Macular Degeneration

Education

  • Medical School
    Johns Hopkins University School Of Medicine

    Graduated in 2002

  • Internship Hospital
    Long Island Jewish Med Center

    Completed in 2003

  • Residency Hospital
    Wills Eye Hospital

    Completed in 2006

  • Fellowship Hospital
    Los Angeles County Usc Med Center

    Completed in 2008

  • Undergraduate School
    SUNY At Stony Brook

    Graduated in 1998

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Italian
  • Spanish

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Specialties

  • Ophthalmology
  • Retinal Diseases

Procedures Performed

  • Avastin® Injection
  • Destruction of Lesion of Retina and Choroid
  • Eye Drops
  • Eye Injection
  • Eye Procedure
  • Eye Surgery
  • Fluorscein Angiography
  • Focal Laser Photocoagulation
  • Intraocular Lens Implant Surgery
  • Lucentis® Injection
  • Macular Hole Surgery
  • Macular Pucker Surgery
  • Ocular Inflammation (Uveitis) Treatment
  • Panretinal Photocoagulation
  • Paracentesis of Anterior Eye
  • Pneumatic Retinopexy
  • Removal of Intraocular Foreign Body
  • Repair of Retinal Detachment
  • Repair of Retinal Detachment or Retinal Tear
  • Retina and Vitreous Surgery
  • Retinal Freezing (Cryopexy)
  • Retinal Laser Photocoagulation
  • Retinal Laser Surgery
  • Retinal Surgery
  • Retinal Testing
  • Scleral Buckling
  • Vitrectomy
  • Vitrectomy (incl. Macular Hole Repair)
  • Vitreoretinal Surgery
  • Vitreous Surgery