Scott Forman

Scott FormanI trained as a Neuro-ophthalmologist and taught residents in Ophthalmology, Neurology, Pediatrics and Neurosurgery. I practiced at Westchester Medical Center, the main teaching hospital of NY Medical College for 28 years.  I have had a lifelong interest in many different healing forms and studied craniosacral and visceral therapy as well.

I am convinced that functional medicine, a holistic branch of medicine that joins nutritional biochemistry and genomics is the future of medicine.

I have diverse interests and enjoy playing cello and guitar, swimming and pilates and fine art. I have two daughters; Zaria, a talented artist in Brooklyn and Leila, a nurse practitioner midwife, in Cambridge, MA.

  • B.S. Biology and Psychology, SUNY at Stony Brook, NY 1968-1972
  • M.S. in Neurobiology, Rutgers University, 1972-1976
  • M.D. at UMDNJ, Rutgers Medical School, 1981
  • Internship in Medicine, St. Elizabeth’s Hospital, Boston, MA1981-1982
  • Residency in Ophthalmology, NY Medical College affiliated hospitals, 1983-1986
  • Fellowship in Neuro-ophthalmology, Columbia Presbyterian Neurologic Institute 1986-1987
  • Associate Professor of Ophthalmology, Neurology and Neurosurgery, NY Medical College, 1987 to present
  • Certification Program in Functional Medicine (Institute of Functional Medicine) 2014

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