Dr. Richard Scartozzi, MD

Dr. Richard Scartozzi, MD

Ophthalmologist (Eye Doctor)

16 Years of Experience


Accepting patients


    -Published scientific researcher -Clinical Instructor at Yale Medical School -Active cutting-edge clinical trials researcher in macular degeneration, diabetes, and retinal vascular occlusions -Johns Hopkins Medical School graduate -Valedictorian of undergraduate class -Fellow of the American College of Surgeons -Fellow of the American Academy of Ophthalmology -Voted one of America's Top Ophthalmologists by the Consumers' Research Council of America -American Society of Retina Specialists member -Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology member -Board Certified Diplomate of the American Board of Ophthalmology -National Eye Institute Travel Grant winner -Barry M. Goldwater research scholar -Howard Hughes Medical Institute scholar -National Science Foundation scholar -Carmela Gagliardi scholar -Phi Beta Kappa Honor Society -Scientific manuscript reviewer

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    Medical Specialties and Areas of Expertise

    Ophthalmologist (Eye Doctor)

    Education & Training

    Doheny Eye Institute - USC (Fellowship)

    Long Island Jewish Medical Center (Internship)

    Wills Eye Hospital (Residency)

    Bachelors Degree - Suny at Stony Brook (Valedictorian)

    Board Certifications

    American Board of Ophthalmology

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    Practice At 69 Sand Pit Rd

    69 Sand Pit Rd

    Danbury, CT 06810

    (203) 791-2020

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    Danbury Eye Physicians & Surgeons

    69 Sand Pit Road

    Danbury, CT 06810

    (203) 791-2020

    Get Directions | View Website

    Ratings & Reviews

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    Based on 3 reviews

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    100% of patients found the doctor and staff friendly and the office clean and modern

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    100% of patients felt that their time spent with the doctor was meaningful and impactful and that any follow ups were addressed quickly

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    Wait Times

    90% of patients were satisfied with the wait time

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    Appointment Booking

    100% of patients found it easy to book an appointment

    Patients give Dr. Richard Scartozzi an Excellent overall experience rating of 5 out of 5 stars. Dr. Scartozzi has been rated and reviewed by 3 patients. These ratings are based on a variety of factors, including the amount of time patients spent with Dr. Scartozzi, his bedside manner, appointment waiting time, friendliness of the office staff, clarity of diagnosis, and more.

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    Memberships & Associations

    American Society of Retina Specialists



    New England Ophthalmological Society



    American Academy of Ophthalmology



    Research to Prevent Blindness

    Ophthalmological Associate Member


    Connecticut Society of Eye Physicians



    Phi Beta Kappa



    American College of Surgeons





    SUNY at Stony Brook


    Postoperative endophthalmitis caused by Candida parapsilosis

    Ophthalmic Surg Lasers Imaging , January 2011

    Evaluation of the United States public health service guidelines

    Am J Ophthalmol , January 2011

    Association of host genetic factors with the course of cytomegalovirus retinitis

    Am J Ophthalmol , January 2011

    Excess mortality in patients with AIDS in the era of highly active antiretroviral therapy

    Clin Infect Dis , January 2010

    Rhegmatogenous retinal detachment after a lower extremity dog bite: a case report.

    Cases J, January 2008

    Use of adjuncts in surgery and novel surgical approaches.

    Informa Healthcare, New York, January 2008

    Bilateral improvement of persistent diffuse diabetic macular oedema

    Eye, January 2008

    Asymptomatic patients with increased arm-retina circulation time

    Retina Today, January 2007

    Intraoperative sclerotomy-related retinal breaks for macular surgery

    Am J Ophthalmol , January 2007

    Familial drusen of the optic nerve head associated with choroidal neovascular membranes.

    Ann Ophthalmol , January 2005

    Survey of 1264 patients with orbital tumors and simulating lesions

    Ophthalmology, January 2004

    Primary epithelial malignancies of the lacrimal gland: The 2003 Ramon L. Font Lecture.

    Ophthal Plast Reconstr Surg , January 2004

    O-glycosylation of nuclear and cytoplasmic proteins: regulation analogous to phosphorylation?

    Biochem Biophys Res Commun , January 1997

    Frequently Asked Questions

    Is Dr. Richard Scartozzi accepting new patients?

    Yes, Dr. Richard Scartozzi is accepting new patients at this time.

    Does Dr. Richard Scartozzi offer online booking?

    Please contact Dr. Scartozzi's office at (203) 791-2020 for information about online booking, telehealth, or to schedule an appointment.

    Does Dr. Richard Scartozzi offer telehealth appointments?

    Please contact Dr. Scartozzi's office at (203) 791-2020 for information telehealth appointment availability or for scheduling assistance.

    Which language(s) does Dr. Richard Scartozzi speak?

    Dr. Richard Scartozzi speaks English.

    Which board certifications does Dr. Richard Scartozzi have?

    Dr. Richard Scartozzi is certified by the American Board of Ophthalmology.

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