Dr. Scott Cardone, MD is a board-certified and fellowship trained pediatric ophthalmologist with extensive experience in the medical and surgical treatment of eye diseases in children. Dr. Cardone specializes in the treatment of amblyopia, commonly known as “lazy eye”, and both pediatric and adult strabismus surgery to correct eye misalignment. Dr. Cardone also performs surgery to treat pediatric tear duct blockages, eyelid disorders, ROP laser surgery for premature infants, as well as general pediatric eyecare.
Dr. Cardone received his sub-specialty training in pediatric ophthalmology at Baylor University- Texas Children’s Hospital, widely regarded as one of the top pediatric hospitals in the country. He completed his ophthalmology residency at Maryland General Hospital, serving as chief resident and president of the Resident Staff Committee. He received his medical degree at the University of Miami School of Medicine and his undergraduate degree at Duke University.
Dr. Cardone is a fellow of the American Academy of Ophthalmology, and member of the American Academy of Pediatric Ophthalmology and Strabismus, as well as the Broward County Medical Association. He has also authored various articles and reports in the field of pediatric ophthalmology, as well as lectured on various topics of pediatric ophthalmology in the community.
Dr. Cardone is a staff ophthalmologist at Joe Dimaggio Children’s Hospital, and provides ophthalmological care in the neonatal intensive care units at Mt. Sinai Hospital and South Miami Hospital. Dr. Cardone currently accepts new patients at all three Eye Surgery Associates locations in Hollywood, Pembroke Pines, and Weston.
Pembroke Pines Office
Weston Regional Health Park
- University of Miami School of Medicine - 2000 M.D. Miami, Florida
- Duke University - 1995 B.S. Durham, North Carolina
Post Doctoral Training
- 2004-2005 Pediatric Ophthalmology Fellowship, Texas Children's Hospital, Cullen Eye Institute/Baylor College of Medicine, Houston TX
- 2001-2004 - Ophthalmology Residency, Friedenwald Eye Institute
- Maryland General Hospital Baltimore, Maryland
- 2003-2004 - Chief Resident, Dept. of Ophthalmology
- 2000-2001 Medical Internship, Maryland General Hospital, Baltimore, Maryland
Licensure and Board Certification
- State of Florida
Memberships, Offices and Committee Appointments
- American Academy of Ophthalmology
- American Academy of Pediatric Ophthalmology and Strabismus
- Broward County Medical Association
- Florida Society of Ophthalmology
- Broward County Pediatric Society
- Broward County Ophthalmological Society
Other Professional Positions & Major Appointments
- 2001 - 2003 President of the Maryland General Residents Committee
- 2001 - 2003 Medical Education Committee Member
- 2003 - 2004 Human Investigational Review Board
- 2003 - 2004 Chief Resident, Dept. of Ophthalmology
Awards & Honors
- Duke University Dean's List
- Eastside Community Investments Achievement Award
- An Occult Cause of Bilateral Visual Loss in a Child. Scott C. Cardone, MD. Series Editor: David K. Coats, MD Medscape Ophthalmology 6(1), 2005.
- An Ocular Abnormality in a 7-Day-Old Child. Scott C. Cardone, MD. Kimberly Yen, MD. David K. Coats, MD. Medscape Ophthalmology 8/05
- Bevacizumab for Salvage Treatment in Threshold Retinopathy of Prematurity. Geeta Lalwani, MD • Maria Buch, MD • Scott Cardone, MD • Timothy G. Murray, MD, MBA
Carmen A. Puliafito, MD, MBA, & Audina M.Berrocal, MD. Retinal Physician. January 2007
- Recurrent Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia Presenting in the Lacrimal Gland. Scott Cardone, Michael Yen, Patricia Chévez-Barrios, Rod Foroozan, Kimberly Yen. Ophthal Plast Reconstr Surg. ;22 (1):56-57 16418669 *Cullen Eye Institute, Department of Ophthalmology, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Texas