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Scott Silverman, M.D., M.S.

Pediatric Ophthalmologist and Eye Muscle Surgeon
Board-Certified Ophthalmologist
Fellowship-Trained Pediatric Ophthalmologist and Strabismus Surgeon

Areas of Specialty

  • Pediatric Eye Care
  • Treatment of Amblyopia and Strabismus ("lazy eye")
  • Eye Muscle Surgery in Children and Adults
  • Tear Duct Surgery in Children

A Foundation of Educational Excellence

Dr. Scott Silverman graduated first in his class at Pitzer College of the Claremont Colleges in California. He continued his education by graduating with honors from Washington University in St. Louis with a medical degree and a master's degree in Visual Psychophysics. After serving as an intern in internal medicine at Cedars Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles, he completed his ophthalmology residency at Doheny Eye Institute at the University of Southern California.

Dr. Silverman received subspecialty training in pediatric ophthalmology and strabismus at Texas Children's Hospital and Cullen Eye Institute at Baylor College of Medicine. He joined Coastal Eye Institute in 1995.

Credentials You Can Trust

  • Board Certified, American Board of Ophthalmology
  • Fellowship-Trained in Pediatric Ophthalmology and Strabismus, Texas Children's Hospital and Cullen Eye Institute at Baylor College of Medicine
  • Fellow, American Academy of Ophthalmology
  • Member, American Association of Pediatric Ophthalmology and Strabismus



Awarded 'Top Doctor' by Castle Connolly Medical, Ltd.


Why Choose CEI?

Coastal Eye Institute (formerly Manatee Sarasota Eye Clinic) is one of the area’s largest ophthalmology practices featuring a comprehensive team of fellowship-trained ophthalmologists in every subspecialty of eye care.From infancy to the golden years...we provide care for the total health of your eyes. Trust your eye care to our specialists!


Coastal Eye Institute has fellowship-trained ophthalmologists in every specialty of eye care:

  • ➢ Laser Cataract Surgery
  • ➢ Glaucoma
  • ➢ Macular Degeneration
  • ➢ Diabetic Retinopathy
  • ➢ Dry Eye Disease
  • ➢ LASIK Laser Vision Correction
  • ➢ Neuro-Ophthalmology
  • ➢ Pediatric Eye Care
  • ➢ Routine Eye Care
Schedule an Appointment

We are happy to work with your busy schedule! With nine physicians and four offices, we are confident we can find a time, day and location that is convenient for you. Call 941-748-1818 and let us help you on your way to seeing more clearly!


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