Dr. Sunni Houston Scott specializes in primary eye care, eyeglass and contact lens fittings, glaucoma, diabetic and ocular disease eye exams. Dr. Scott also serves as an instructor in the University of Maryland clinical externship program for optometry students. Dr. Scott pursued her O.D. at the New England College of Optometry, which she received in 2008, graduating as a member of Beta Sigma Kappa and graduating with the Class of 1969 Scholarship for Clinical Excellence. Dr. Scott has completed her training with externships at the Department of Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences at the University of Maryland Medical Center since 2007, the Baltimore VA Medical Center, the South Boston Community Health Center and Nicaragua. Dr. Sunni Houston Scott completed her residency in Ocular Disease at the Baltimore VA Medical Center, with external rotations at Johns Hopkins. She has given lectures and presentations at the American Academy of Optometry, Salus University and SECO International, and is also an experienced researcher who was recently involved in a phase III study of the efficacy, safety and tolerability of repeated doses of intravitreal VEGF trap in individuals with neovascular age-related macular degeneration.
Dr. Houston Scott graduated from Maryvale Preparatory School and then later received her B.S. in Behavioral Neuroscience from Washington College in Chestertown, Maryland in 2003, graduating with the following honors: Cum Laude, Psi Chi Sigma Xi and Omicron Delta Kappa. As of October 2011 Dr. Scott received the honor of becoming a Fellow of the American Academy of Optometry. She is an active member and representative of the following organizations: the MOA and AOSA, the American Academy of Optometry Fellowship Mentoring Program, the New England School of Optometry Alumni Admissions, the University of Maryland Compliance Committee, and the Quality Enhancement and Improvement Committee for the Maryland Board of Examiners in Optometry.