Scott M. Goldstein, MD
Dr. Goldstein earned his BS in Business from Cornell university in 1992 and his MD degree from Boston University School of Medicine, where he graduated with honors in 1996. He then completed a year of general medical training at Thomas Jefferson University Hospital in 1997 where he was named Intern of the Year. That was followed by a three-year residency in ophthalmology at the University of Pennsylvania’s Scheie Eye Institute where he was awarded the top resident teaching award for three consecutive years. He was chosen to serve as chief resident in his final year. In 2002, he completed a two-year pediatric & adult ophthalmic plastic and aesthetic surgery fellowship based at Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia and the University of Pennsylvania. Dr. Goldstein was then appointed Assistant Professor of Ophthalmology at the University of Pennsylvania in 2002 where he served as the director of medical education for the department of ophthalmology and oversaw the Oculoplastic surgery division at the Philadelphia Veterans Hospital. He was awarded the 2003 Golden Apple award as outstanding Scheie Eye faculty teacher of the year.
In 2003, Dr. Goldstein shifted his energy and expertise to Bucks County, PA creating a first-rate oculoplastic service, serving patients of all ages. He was an active teacher of Ophthalmic Plastic Surgery at Wills Eye Hospital in Philadelphia from 2005 until the Covid Pandemic in 2020. He still has an adjunct clinical faculty appointments at the University of Pennsylvania and the Jefferson Medical College. He is a fellow of both the American Society of Ophthalmic Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery and the American Academy of Ophthalmology as well as a Diplomate of the American Board of Ophthalmology. He served as the president of the Ophthalmic Club of Philadelphia in 2006 and was the founding President of Greater Philadelphia Ophthalmic Society in 2007. He has also served as President if the University of Pennsylvania Department of Ophthalmology Alumni association since 2009. Dr. Goldstein has been a member of the Pennsylvania Academy of Ophthalmology executive board since 2016 and is the 2021-23 President elect. He is a graduate of the American Academy’s Leadership Development Program XXI, Class of 2019 and most recently was elected to the executive board of the American Society of Ophthalmic Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery as Treasurer from 2020-20025.
Dr. Goldstein is a distinguished author in the medical literature with multiple articles and book chapters to his credit. He is a frequently lecturer regionally, nationally, and internationally in the areas of Oculoplastic and aesthetic surgery. He is happily married for over 28 years to his college love and has three fantastic children. In his spare time he enjoys to cook, spend time outdoors, travel with his family and is an avid hockey fan.
Dr. Goldstein sees patients at our New Britain and Southampton offices, which serve the following areas: Buckingham, Chalfont, Doylestown, Fountainville, Furlong, Hilltown, Huntingdon Valley, Jamison, Line Lexington, New Hope, Northeast Philadelphia, Warminster, and Warrington.
- Bachelor's Degree from Cornell University
- Doctor of Medicine Degree from Boston University School of Medicine
- Ophthalmology Residency at the Scheie Eye Institute, University of Pennsylvania
- Pediatric and Adult Ophthalmic Plastic Reconstructive and Aesthetic Surgery Fellowship at Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia and the University of Pennsylvania
Positions & Distinctions
- President of the University of Pennsylvania Department of Ophthalmology Alumni Association
- Medical Director of Tricounty Surgery Center
- Assistant Professor of Ophthalmology at the University of Pennsylvania
- Oculoplastic Surgery Division Head at the Philadelphia Veterans Hospital
- Top Resident Teaching Award at University of Pennsylvania’s Scheie Eye Institute