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Suzanne W. Sherman, OD, FAAO

Expertise in: 
Optometry, Ophthalmology
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Credentials & Experience

Clinical Expertise

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

Education & Training

  • OD, State University of New York College of Optometry
  • 2013 State University of New York (SUNY)
  • Residency: Bronx - Lebanon Hospital
  • Residency: 2014 Bronx Lebanon Hospital Center

About Suzanne Sherman

Suzanne Walter Sherman, O.D., F.A.A.O is Assistant Professor of Optometric Sciences (in Ophthalmology), Director of Optometric Services at Columbia University Medical Center and an Assistant Attending at New York-Presbyterian Columbia. She specializes in complex and medically necessary contact lens fittings, anterior segment disease and primary care.

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 and 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 by 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 Review of Optometry (RO), Review of Optometry: Cornea and Contact Lens (ROCCL) Optometric Vision and Science (OVS), Research in Vision and Ophthalmology (ARVO) and American Academy of Optometry (AAO). Dr. Sherman has presented at the annual meeting of the American Academy of Optometry (AAO) and Global Specialty Contact Lens Symposium (GSLS).

Academic Titles

  • Assistant Professor of Optometric Sciences (in Ophthalmology) at the Columbia University Medical Center

Administrative Positions

  • Director of Optometric Services

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 University Irving Medical Center

Gender

  • Female

Insurance Accepted

Aetna

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

AgeWell

  • Medicare Managed Care
  • Special Needs Plan

Capital District Physician Health Plan

  • Capital District Physician Health Plan

Cigna

  • EPO
  • Great West
  • HMO
  • POS
  • PPO

Emblem/GHI

  • Medicare Managed Care
  • PPO

Emblem/HIP

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

Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield

  • EPO
  • Medicare Managed Care
  • PPO

MagnaCare

  • MagnaCare

Multiplan

  • Multiplan

MVP Health Care

  • Child/Family Health Plus
  • Essential Plan
  • HMO
  • Medicaid Managed Care

Oxford Health Plans

  • Freedom
  • Liberty

UnitedHealthcare

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

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