Dr. W. Scott Wilkinson is a third generation eye doctor (ophthalmologist) in one of the oldest medical practices in the State of Michigan. He began private practice in 1989. As one of the areas premier eye doctors, Dr. Wilkinson is board certified in ophthalmology.
Dr. Wilkinson received his BA in biology from Albion College, graduating Summa Cum Laude. He received his medical degree from Wayne State University. He completed a residency in ophthalmology at the W.K. Kellogg Eye Center at the University of Michigan.
He went on to complete a fellowship in corneal surgery and external diseases of the eye at the Kresge Eye Institute of Wayne State University. He received the Slocum Award at the University of Michigan in 1989 for research in glaucoma.
Publications & Awards
Dr. Wilkinson has been a contributing member to a number of presentations and publications in leading medical journals. He is a Past President of the Michigan Society of Eye Physicians and Surgeons. He is a past Chair of the Division of Ophthalmology at St. Joseph Mercy Hospital. He was honored in 2009 as the Distinguished Alumni for the Kellogg Eye Center at the University of Michigan. Dr. Wilkinson is a member of the following professional societies:
- American Academy of Ophthalmology
- American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery
- Michigan State Medical Society
- Michigan Society of Eye Physicians and Surgeons
- Oakland County Medical Society
- Detroit Ophthalmology Club
Procedures & Specializations
Dr. Wilkinson performs surgery at TruVista Surgery Center in Troy and Michigan Outpatient Surgery Center in Fraser. In addition to specializing in cataract extraction with intraocular lens implantation, corneal transplantation and treatment of glaucoma, Dr. Wilkinson also offers the newest multi-focal cataract lens implant. He performs refractive surgery, including PRK for the correction of myopia, hyperopia and astigmatism.
In his free time Dr. Wilkinson enjoys writing and performing music. Click here for a classical guitar performance by Dr. Wilkinson.