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Sunni Houston  Scott

Sunni Houston Scott O.D., F.A.A.O.

Academic Title: Instructor
Primary Appointment: Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences
Administrative Title: Director Of Optical Shop
Location: 419 W. Redwood, 420
Phone: 667-214-1111 (Redwood location)
Phone: 410-363-8043 (Owings Mills location)
Fax: 410-328-6503 (Redwood), 410-363-8047 (Owings Mills)

Personal History:


419 West Redwood Street, Suite 420
Baltimore, MD 21201

20 Crossroads Drive, Suite 113
Owings Mills, MD 21117


Dr. Sunni Houston Scott specializes in the management and treatment of primary eye care and ocular disease (including but not limited to diabetes and glaucoma), eyeglass and contact lens fittings. Dr. Scott is the clinical instructor for the department of ophthalmology, the Medical Director of the University of Maryland Optical Center and the Compliance Committee Member, Liaison for the department of ophthalmology. She is also Adjunct Faculty at New England College of Optometry, and the Clinical Education Program Coordinator for 4th year Optometry Students.

She completed her residency in Ocular Disease at the Baltimore VA Medical Center, with external rotations at Johns Hopkins. In 2011, she became a Fellow of the American Academy of Optometry.

Dr. Scott also serves as a committee member for the Maryland Board of Examiners Quality Enhancement and Improvement Board as well as the Chief of Optometry for the nonprofit organization, Vision Interchange. 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 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. 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. 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.

Dr. Sunni Houston Scott sees patients at our downtown office, which is located at 419 West Redwood Street in Baltimore, and at our Owings Mills office, which is located at 20 Crossroads Drive, Suite 113. She looks forward to continuing to provide excellent ophthalmological services to your patients.

She is an active member of the following organizations: MOA, AAO and AOA.

Clinical Specialty:

Dr. Sunni Houston Scott specializes in the managment and treatment of primary eye care and ocular disease (including but not limited too diabetes and glaucoma), eyeglass and contact lens fittings.


Selected Publications:

2008 - Presented at American Academy of Optometry
Lecture title: "Hemorrhagic arterial macroaneurysm spanning both retinal and subretinal layers with extension to the macula"

2009 - Presented at Salus University
Lecture title: "Ocular Manifestations of Sarcoidosis"

2010 - Published multimedia poster at SECO International
Poster title: "A Case Focus on White Dot Syndrome; Birdshot Retinochoroidopathy. Rare, recurrent and bilateral."

2011 - Presented Case Report at American Academy of Optometry
Case Report title: "Variations in signs and symptoms of Cone Dystrophy: Advantages to Ancillary Testing"

2015 - Lecture: The Art of Refractometry

Peer Reviewed Paper:

2014 - Paper Title: "Incorporating the Results of the Age-Related Eye Disease Study, Important Consideration when Considering Vitamin Supplementation"

Brief Communications:

2013 - Referenced in the Faculty Physicians Inc- Practice Operations News
Title: "Spotlights on University of Maryland Optical Center"
Author: Jessica Schmidt

Referenced in the News & Events on University of Maryland Som website
Title: "University of Maryland Optical Center Grand Opening Event with Former Ravens Kicker Matt Stover"
Date: March 25, 2013
Author: Karen Robinson