Scott D. Piette, D.O. joined The Glaucoma Institute at New Vision Eye Center in May of 2022.
Dr. Piette is a board-certified, fellowship-trained glaucoma specialist and cataract surgeon. His
specific areas of interest include optimizing visual outcomes for glaucoma patients encountering
combined cataract surgery, minimally invasive glaucoma surgical (MIGS) procedures, and the
latest advances in lens options for cataract patients.
Dr. Piette earned his undergraduate degree from Grand Canyon University in Phoenix, Arizona, followed by his medical degree from Midwestern University, Arizona College of Osteopathic Medicine. He went on to an internship at Henry Ford Hospital in Detroit, MI, and completed his residency at Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine and Wills Eye Hospital in Philadelphia, PA.
With a strong interest in glaucoma, Dr. Piette completed a glaucoma research fellowship at New York Eye and Ear Infirmary (NYEE). While there, he was awarded a research grant for his work, "The Changing Shape of the Optic Nerve Head with Changing Pressures." This was followed by additional training as a clinical fellow in glaucoma at the University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics.
Dr. Piette is board certified by the American Osteopathic Board of Ophthalmology and Otolaryngology and is a member of the American Academy of Ophthalmology (AAO), American Osteopathic Colleges of Ophthalmology and Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery (ACOO-HNS), the Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology (ARVO), and the American Osteopathic Association (AOA). He has been active in the academic sector of ophthalmology, having been a presenter at numerous ophthalmology resident training programs and educational seminars; Dr. Piette has authored or co-authored over 26 articles and research papers.
While our facilities are located in Vero Beach, we proudly serve patients from the surrounding areas of Fort Pierce, Palm Bay, Barefoot Bay, Sebastian and Okeechobee.