Scott Lawrence, MD

Scott Lawrence, MD, MDiv, ThM is an academic ophthalmologist specializing in glaucoma, the second leading cause of blindness in the world. With extensive international experience, he currently serves as Assistant Professor of Ophthalmology and Division Director for Glaucoma at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, USA.

Dr. Lawrence is a nationally recognized expert and lecturer on cataract surgery and the management of glaucoma, with numerous peer-reviewed articles in his specialty. He is an experienced educator and is heavily engaged in clinical and surgical ophthalmology resident education. He supervises an AUPO-certified glaucoma fellowship program and has mentored numerous visiting international fellows.

Dr. Lawrence also coordinates a state-of-the-art surgical training lab for cataract surgery and glaucoma instruction. His research interests include treatment adherence, glaucoma surgical outcomes, and gene-based therapy for glaucoma.


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Bole Sub-city, Gerji, Wereda 10

Addis Ababa, ET Wereda 10 ETHIOPIA

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