Scott Lawrence, MD

Scott D. Lawrence, MD

Clinical Associate Professor, Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences
Director, Discovery Eye Institute, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia


Scott Lawrence, MD, is a member of the leadership team at the Discovery Eye Institute, an international Center of Excellence in Addis Ababa, the capital of Ethiopia. The center is academically oriented, providing ophthalmology training for Ethiopian physicians, as well as clinical and surgical services. Dr. Lawrence is heavily engaged in resident education and leads a state-of-the-art surgical training lab for cataract surgery and glaucoma instruction. Dr. Lawrence co-directs a certified glaucoma clinical fellowship and has supervised visiting international fellows. His research interests include treatment adherence, glaucoma surgical outcomes, and gene-based therapy for glaucoma.

Dr. Lawrence specializes in glaucoma and cataract surgery and is an Assistant Professor at the University of Michigan Kellogg Eye Center. 

Clinical Interests

Medical and surgical management of routine and complicated glaucoma

Subspecialty: Glaucoma


  • Medical School - Cornell University
  • Residency - Ophthalmology, Hamilton Eye Institute, University of Tennessee
  • Fellowship - Glaucoma, University of Virginia

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