Scott Seo, M.D., Ph.D.

Eye Surgeon & Physician

Comprehensive Ophthalmology

and Cataract Surgery



Fairfield Ophthalmology

Old location:
1300 Post Road
Fairfield, CT  

203.254.8050

F 203.254.8051

We moved
to our Bridgeport
office

 

Our location:

Merritt Medical Center
3715 Main Street #309
Bridgeport, CT 06606
Ph 203.372.4211
Fax 203.372.4142

 

 scott seo in white coat with red tie

Dr. Seo was born in Kentucky and raised in Texas, the youngest of four brothers.  His father was a college professor and his mother, a housewife and small business owner.

After extensive education and training (see below), he joined a large group practice in Danbury.  After three years, he decided to start his own solo practice.  His wife Weiming Seo, M.D., is a physician in group practice in Ridgefield.  They have two energetic children.  His parents and three brothers' families reside in Westport.

 

From Texas to Connecticut and places in between

Dr. Seo enjoyed his K-through-12 years in the Dallas public shool system.  At M.I.T. he studied physics, affectionately known as "Course 8", with special interest in astrophysics.  His senior thesis title was "De-reddening of optical data of stars in the Andromeda Galaxy."  Upon graduating from M.I.T. with a B.S. in physics, he entered the Ph.D. program in the physics department of the University of Wisconsin.  There he continued his research in astrophysics and performed tests of a novel optical instrument, Spatial Heterodyne Spectrometer, designed to collect sounding rocket data of the Galactic Interstellar Medium.  It was during this time that he found a desire to serve others through medicine and science while volunteering as a patient escort at the University of Wisconsin Hospital and Clinics.

Upon receiving his M.S. in physics, he was accepted into the competitive National Institutes of Health-sponsored Medical Scientist Training Program of Baylor College of Medicine, located in the world's largest medical center in Houston, Texas.  As part of his training, he joined the doctoral program in Structural, Computational Biology and Molecular Biophysics, where he studied and conducted research on the molecular and cellular mechanisms of acute inflammation, resulting in several publications. His Ph.D. thesis title was "Rapid LFA-1 and Mac-1 adhesion on acutely stimulated human neutrophils." 

During the medical school phase of his training, he decided to specialize in ophthalmology.  After graduating with both an M.D. and Ph.D., he completed a year of internship in Internal Medicine at Johns Hopkins University/Sinai Hospital.  This was followed by a three-year residency in ophthalmology at the Wilmer Eye Institute at Johns Hopkins Hospital.  He came to Connecticut to be closer to family.