Scott  Forman, Ophthalmologist

Scott Forman

Ophthalmologist

Somers New York, 10589

About

Scott Forman, MD is a neuro-ophthalmologist. Neuro-ophthalmology is a subspecialty of Ophthalmology dealing with neurologic disorders of vision. He treats patients with double vision, unexplained visual loss, headaches, optic nerve disease, brain tumors and strokes that affect the visual pathway and medical disorders of vision that affect the brain such as multiple sclerosis, Parkinsonism and autoimmune disorders. He is board certified in Ophthalmology. He is also board certified in functional medicine, a science based integrative approach to eye care and medical disorders that utilizes life style, nutritional biochemistry, supplements and other health care modalities to treat chronic diseases.

Education and Training

Rutgers Medical School MD 1981

Board Certification

American Board of Ophthalmology

Provider Details

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Scott Forman's Expert Contributions

Areas of expertise and specialization

Optic Nerve disorders, Medical treatment with Botox, Brain disorders of vision, double vision

Faculty Titles & Positions

  • Associate Professor of Ophthalmology, Neurology and Neurosurgery NY Medical College 1987 - 2017

Professional Memberships

  • North American Neuro-Ophthalmology Society

Internships

  • Boston

Fellowships

  • NewYork-Presbyterian/Columbia University Medical Center

Professional Society Memberships

  • Association of Catholic Colleges and Universities

Articles and Publications

  • Textbook on Neuro-opthamology, Handbook and DVD for Students

What do you attribute your success to?

  • His love of his patients.

Hobbies / Sports

  • Swimming, Jazz, Guitar

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Scott Forman MD Neuro-ophthalmology

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Somers, New York 10589
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SOMERS, NY 10589
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Get to know Ophthalmologist Dr. Scott Forman, who serves the New York City tri-state area at Somers Eye Center.

Dr. Forman graduated from Rutgers University with his Medical Degree in 1981, giving him over three decades of experience in his field. After graduation, he completed his internship in Boston, followed by his fellowship with NewYork-Presbyterian/Columbia University Medical Center. He is NewYork-Presbyterian/Columbia University Medical Board Certified in Ophthalmology and Functional Medicine Integration.

He has trained as a Neuro-ophthalmologist and was chief of the Neuro-ophthalmology Section, in the Ophthalmology, Neurology and Neurosurgery departments at Westchester Medical Center, the main teaching hospital of NY Medical College for 29 years, where he trained medical students as well as residents in Ophthalmology, Neurology, Neurosurgery and Pediatrics on a day to day basis. He is familiar with many different healing practices from Ayurvedic Medicine, Chinese Medicine, Herbology, Energy Medicine and Osteopathy, and has trained in Craniosacral Therapy, and studied Orthobionomy and Visceral therapy.

At Somers Eye Center, he practice consultative Neuro-ophthalmology, caring for both children and adults with complex ocular and neurologic disorders. Including patients with optic nerve diseases, double vision, brain disorders that affect visual function, such as Parkinsonism, Stroke, neurodegenerative disorders, children with neurodevelopmental and genetic disorders as well as patients with unexplained visual loss. He treats facial spastic disorders and other disorders with Botox and was one of the first physicians in the tri-state area to begin using Botox for medical problems when it was first approved by the FDA in 1990.

Dr. Forman attributes his professional success to his love of his patients. When he is not working he enjoys swimming, jazz music, and the guitar.

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Take the ramp on the right towards NY 117 3207 ft
Continue straight onto Saw Mill River Parkway (SMP) 1.8 mi
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Head southwest on State Highway 116 (NY 116) 376 ft
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Continue right onto Somers Road (US 202) 1.4 mi
Turn left onto Brick Hill Road (US 202) 2568 ft
Turn right onto Primrose Drive (US 202) 478 ft
Continue straight onto Lincolndale Road (US 202) 1.8 mi
Turn right onto Tomahawk Street (NY 118) 1.9 mi
Continue left onto NY 118 1296 ft
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Continue straight onto East Main Street (US 6) 1.4 mi
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