Dr. Scott Walsman, MD

Dr. Scott Walsman, MD

Ophthalmology  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 40
Dr. Scott Walsman, MD is an ophthalmology specialist in Jersey City, NJ and has been practicing for 8 years. He graduated from UMDNJ--Robert Wood Johnson Medical School in 2005 and specializes in ophthalmology.Read his story

600 Pavonia Ave

Jersey City, NJ 07306

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Amerihealth
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • EmblemHealth
  • HealthFirst
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan
  • Oxford Health Plans
  • UnitedHealthCare

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Top Care Areas

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very high
more than 99% of peers
very high
more than 93% of peers
Hypotony of Eye
more than 85% of peers

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Dr. Walsman's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Walsman "Scott M. Walsman M.D. received his undergraduate degrees from Rutgers College graduating Summa Cum Laude with highest honors in Biological Sciences and a Henry Rutgers Scholar. He completed his ophthalmology residency at New Jersey Medical School-UMDNJ/Rutgers in Newark. He served as Chief Resident in his final year before completing a Glaucoma Fellowship under Dr. Scott D. Smith & Dr. Lama Al-Aswad at the Harkness Eye Institute of Columbia University in New York City. Dr. Walsman maintains a clinical appointment at Rutgers and is actively involved with resident education and surgical training. Dr. Walsman's research and publications focus on anterior segment imaging for glaucoma diagnosis and combined cataract surgery and glaucoma procedures, and he maintains professional affiliations with the American Academy of Ophthalmology, American Glaucoma Society, New Jersey Academy of Ophthalmology, and the Association for Research in Vision. Dr Walsman is board certified in Ophthalmology by the American Board of Ophthalmology."


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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Walsman "To help patients with the most complex needs feel that their care is in excellent hands."

1  Specialties

  • Ophthalmology

1  Board Certifications

  • Ophthalmology
    Accredited by: American Board of Ophthalmology*

70  Conditions Treated

  • Aphakia and Other Disorders of Lens
  • Astigmatism
  • Bell's Palsy
  • Benign Tumor
  • Blepharitis
  • Blindness
  • Cataract
  • Chalazion
  • Congenital Glaucoma
  • Conjunctival Hemorrhage
  • Corneal Abrasion or Laceration
  • Corneal Diseases
  • Diabetic Retinopathy
  • Diplopia
  • Drooping Eyelids (Ptosis)
  • Drusen
  • Dry Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Dry Eyes
  • Eye Infections
  • Eyelid Disorders
  • Floaters
  • Glaucoma
  • Glaucoma - Ectopia Microspherophakia - Stiff Joints - Short Stature
  • Glaucoma - Iridogoniodysgenesia
  • Glaucoma - Sleep Apnea
  • Glaucoma 1, Open Angle, B
  • Glaucoma 1, Open Angle, C
  • Glaucoma 1, Open Angle, D
  • Glaucoma 1, Open Angle, E
  • Glaucoma 1, Open Angle, F
  • Glaucoma 1, Open Angle, G
  • Glaucoma 1, Open Angle, I
  • Glaucoma 1, Open Angle, J
  • Glaucoma 1, Open Angle, K
  • Glaucoma 3, Primary Congenital, A
  • Glaucoma 3, Primary Infantile, B
  • Glaucoma Acquired Secondary to Intraocular Neoplasm
  • Glaucoma Associated With Systemic Abnormalities
  • Glaucoma in Ciliochorodial Detachment
  • Glaucoma in Epithelial Ingrowth
  • Glaucoma in Intra Ocular Tumours
  • Glaucoma in Iridoschisis.
  • Glaucoma in Phacomatoses
  • Glaucoma, Normal Tension, Susceptibility to
  • Hazy Vision
  • Headache
  • Hypotony of Eye
  • Iridocyclitis
  • Keratitis
  • Macular Edema
  • Macular Hole
  • Migraine
  • Nystagmus
  • Ocular Hypertension
  • Optic Neuritis
  • Pinguecula
  • Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
  • Primary Open Angle Glaucoma
  • Retina Diseases
  • Retinal Detachment and Retinal Tear
  • Retinal Hemorrhage
  • Retinal Vein Occlusion
  • Senile Cataracts
  • Stye
  • Trichiasis
  • Uveitis and Iridocyclitis
  • Vascular Disease
  • Visual Field Defects
  • Vitreous Hemorrhage
  • Wet Age-Related Macular Degeneration


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23  Procedures

  • Anterior Vitrectomy
  • Cataract Removal Surgery
  • Coreoplasty
  • Cornea Surgery
  • Dilation of Outflow Canal
  • Drainage of Conjunctival Cyst
  • Eye Examination
  • Eye Procedure
  • Eye Surgery
  • Eyelid Surgery
  • Foreign Body Removal from Eye
  • Glaucoma Surgery
  • Glaucoma Treatment
  • Intraocular Lens Implant Surgery
  • Laser Surgery
  • Ocular Prosthetics
  • Ocular Surface Reconstruction
  • Pterygium Surgery
  • Relaxing Incisions, Corneal
  • Removal of Foreign Body from External Eye
  • Repair of Retinal Detachment or Retinal Tear
  • Scleral Reinforcement Surgery
  • YAG Laser Capsulotomy

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for New Jersey.

0 Sanctions

No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

0 Board Actions

No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.


  • Rutgers U
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1999
  • UMDNJ--Robert Wood Johnson Medical School
    Medical School | Graduated 2005
  • University of Medicine And Dentistry of New Jersey
    Internship Hospital | Completed 2006
  • Umdnj--New Jersey Medical School
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2009
  • Columbia University / College of Physicians And Surgeons
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2010

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Walsman has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Walsman's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Walsman to family and friends
20 total reviews (3 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (20)

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  • 4
  • 3
  • 2
  • 1

Dr. Walsman's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (3)

Dr. Walsman is the type of doctor that you always hope to find. He is friendly, professional, and knowledgable with really impressive bedside manners. Each time we talk to him he seems to know exactly what to say. I have recommended more than 10 of our closest friends to him.
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Dr. Walsman, allows to identify what you believe your needs are and then discusses them with you provides information about your options and further explains the barriers if any to the choices. He's calm and clear in his approach. The facility is clean the staff are pleasant and professional.
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I was referred to him by my general Ophthalmologist because of my lens becoming dislocated after cataract surgery. Dr. Walsman answered all of my questions and was able to easily explain how he would suture my lens back in place. Everything turned out just like he said it would. He really is...more
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