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Suzanne W. Sherman, OD, FAAO

Expertise in: 
Optometry, General Ophthalmology
Accepting New Patients
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(212) 305-9535


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Credentials & Experience

Clinical Expertise

  • Optometry
  • General Ophthalmology
  • Ophthalmology
  • Contact Lens/Glasses Fitting
  • RGP/Hybrid/Scleral Contact Lenses
  • Primary Care and Ocular Disease
  • Corneal Irregularities

Education & Training

  • OD, State University of New York College of Optometry
  • Residency: Bronx - Lebanon Hospital

About Suzanne Sherman

Suzanne Walter Sherman, O.D., F.A.A.O is Instructor in Optometric Science (in Ophthalmology) at Columbia University Medical Center. She specializes in complex and medically necessary contact lens fittings and ocular disease. 

Dr. Sherman received her undergraduate degree from the University of Michigan with a degree in Brain, Behavior and Cognitive Science. Dr. Sherman graduated from SUNY College of Optometry where elected to the Beta Sigma Kappa International Optometric Honors Society. She completed her optometric residency in Ocular Disease and Primary Care at Bronx Lebanon Hospital Center.

She is board certified in the American Board of Optometry and National Board of Examiners in Optometry (NBEO). Dr. Sherman is a Fellow of the American Academy of Optometry.

Dr. Sherman is also dedicated to research and has contributed in peer-reviewed scientific articles in publications such as the American Academy of Optometry and lectured on the topic of Scleral Lenses.

Academic Titles

  • Instructor in Optometric Sciences (in Ophthalmology) at CUMC

Committee/Societies/Council Memberships

Member of American Optometric Association

Member of the American Academy of Optometry, Section: Cornea, Contact Lenses, and Refractive Technologies

Member of the American Academy of Optometry, Section: Cornea and Contact Lens

Member of the American Academy of Optometry, Section: Anterior Segment

Member of the American Academy of Optometry, Section: Comprehensive Eye Care

Member of the American Academy of Optometry, Section: Academic Medical Center Optometrists

Member of the American Academy of Optometry, Section: Optometric Education

Member of Optometric Cornea, Cataract, and Refractive Society

Member of the Scleral Lens Education Society

Member of the American Academy of Orthokeratology and Myopia Control

Member of the Contact Lens Society of America

Hospital Affiliations

  • NewYork-Presbyterian/Columbia


  • Female

Insurance Accepted


  • EPO
  • HMO
  • Medicare Managed Care
  • NY Signature
  • POS
  • PPO
  • Signature Administrators
  • Student Health


  • EPO
  • Great West
  • HMO
  • POS
  • PPO


  • HMO
  • Medicare Managed Care
  • PPO


  • ConnectiCare
  • EPO
  • Essential Plan
  • HMO
  • Medicaid Managed Care
  • Medicare Managed Care
  • POS
  • PPO
  • Select Care (Exchange)
  • Vytra

Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield

  • Blue Priority
  • EPO
  • HMO
  • Medicare (Mediblue)
  • NYP Employee Plan
  • Pathway (Exchange)
  • POS
  • PPO


  • MagnaCare


  • Multiplan

Oxford Health Plans

  • Freedom
  • Liberty
  • Medicare Managed Care


  • Columbia University Employee Plan
  • Compass (Exchange)
  • EPO
  • Essential Plan
  • HMO
  • Medicaid (Community Plan)
  • Medicare Managed Care
  • POS
  • PPO

*Please contact the provider’s office directly to verify that your particular insurance is accepted.

Contact & Locations

250 West 64th Street
New York, New York 10023
(212) 305-9535
(212) 342-3932