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Scott R. Lambert, MD

R. Howard Dobbs Professor of Ophthalmology
Section of Pediatric Ophthalmology and Strabismus


Scott Lambert, MD, joined the Emory Eye Center in 1988. His clinical interests include the broad spectrum of ocular diseases that occur in children as well as the treatment of strabismus in adults. He has a special interest in the treatment of cataracts in children.

National Recognition

He currently serves as the national chair of The Infant Aphakia Treatment Study (IATS), a study comparing the use of contact lenses versus intraocular lenses to provide infants optimal vision following cataract surgery on unilateral congential cataract.  He is also the chair of the pediatric Ophthalmic Technology Assessment Committee for the American Academy of Ophthalmology (AAO).  In 2011 he received the Senior Achievement Award from the AAO.  He currently serves on the advisory board for the Pediatric Cataract Initiative for the Lions Club International Foundation and the editorial board for the Journal of the American Association for Pediatric Ophthalmology and Strabismus. He is consistently named in Atlanta Magazine's annual "Top Docs" for the specialty of pediatrics.

He is a member of the American Academy of Ophthalmology, the American Association for Pediatric Ophthalmology and Strabismus, the Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology (ARVO) and the Georgia Society of Ophthalmology.

Areas of Clinical Interest

• Pediatric strabismus

• Pediatric cataracts

• Adult strabismus surgery

• Acommodative esotropia

Scott R. Lambert, MD

Medical School: Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven CT, 1979-83

Internship: Stanford University School of Medicine, Stanford CA, 1983-84

Residency: University of California, San Francisco, San Francisco CA, 1984-87

Fellowship in Pediatric Ophthalmology: The Hospital for Sick Children, London, England, 1987-88

Fellowship in Strabismus Surgery: The Smith Kettlewell Eye Institute, San Francisco CA, 1988

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