Dr. Scott Sylvia, OD
Dr. Scott Sylvia did his undergraduate training at UMASS Dartmouth and received his Bachelors of Science in 1984 and his Doctorate in Optometry in 1986 from the New England College of Optometry in Boston. In 2000, he received his MBA with a concentration in Health Care administrative management and Marketing from Bryant College. He was a staff optometrist at Harvard Pilgrim Health Care in Rhode Island from 1989-1997. He was involved in numerous projects during his tenure there. Along with seeing patients full time, he was chairperson of the Practice Standards Committee for Optometry and Ophthalmology, a member of the HIV/AIDS Act-One committee, the management/supervisory council, the Epicare computerized medical records committee, and was co-supervisor of the vision care department in the Lincoln Health Center. He was also a Diversity ambassador/trainer, and member of the corporate diversity steering committee and the corporate Health Triangle steering committee. Dr.Sylvia is now in private practice at Parrelli Optical, performs primary eye care services and specializes in contact lenses. He is part of the Leadership Team from Vistakon. He is also part of the Clinical Faculty from the New England College of Optometry training interns in his office. He is an affiliate doctor of the TLC Laser Eye centers and co-manages patients who undergo laser vision correction. He is a member of the American Optometric Association, the AOA Contact lens and Cornea Section, The Mass Society of Optometrists, the Human Rights Campaign Federal Club, and the Greater Boston Business Council. He served on the Board of Directors of the Greater Boston Business Council as a Director at large, Treasurer, then President. He is currently on the Board of Directors of CRI serving as treasurer.
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Education and training
- New England College of Optometry, Doctor of Optometry
- American Optometric Association
- Massachusetts Society of Optometrists
Dr. Scott Sylvia
1 Porter Square
Cambridge, MA 02140