PA) -- Scott M. Goldstein, MD, has been appointed
an Assistant Professor in the Department of Ophthalmology
at the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine.
After earning his medical degree in 1996 from Boston
University, Dr. Goldstein completed his residency in
ophthalmology at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania
and The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP).
In 2000, he began a two-year fellowship in oculoplastic
and orbital surgery at the Scheie Eye Institute, University
of Pennsylvania School of Medicine and The Children's
Hospital of Philadelphia. Dr. Goldstein also served
as an assistant instructor of ophthalmology during his
residency and fellowship at Scheie Eye Institute and
As an ophthalmic plastic surgeon, Dr. Goldstein treats
both children and adults who suffer from disorders of
the eyelids, tear system and eye socket, as well as
performing cosmetic surgery around the eyes and face.
Dr. Goldstein has received a number of awards and honors
including the Department of Ophthalmology's Student
Teaching Award -- an honor he received three years consecutively.
He has authored or co-authored a number of original
peer reviewed research papers, abstracts and chapters
of clinical textbooks, and is presently the editor of
the Oculoplastic Section of the web site EyeontheLiterature.com.
He has presented his work at professional meetings and
Dr. Goldstein is a member of numerous professional and
scientific societies including the American Academy
of Ophthalmology, the American Medical Association,
the Pennsylvania Medical Society, and the Pennsylvania
Academy of Ophthalmology.
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