Susan Schuettenberg, OD

Associate Clinical Professor
Clinical Education
https://www.sunyopt.edu

Bio

Attended Fordham University with a Bachelor of Science in Biology. Received OD degree, SUNY College of Optometry, Class of 1989 Completed Residency in Hospital Based Optometry 1990 Joined the faculty at SUNY Optometry July 1990

Education

  • OD, Doctor of Optometry, SUNY College of Optometry, 1989
  • BS, Biology, Fordham University, 1985

Residency/Other Post Graduate Training

  • VA Residency in Hospital-based Optometry - St. Alban's VA Extended Care Center, 1990

Certifications

  • ABO Board Certification - American Board of Optometry, 2013
  • Fellow - American Academy of Optometry, 1993
  • New York State Optometry License - , 1989

Awards/Honors

  • SUNY Chancellor's Award for Excellence in Teaching, 2011
  • Billie M. Lyons Memorial Award for Distinguished Service , 1989
  • Dr. Irving Coleman Memorial Award for Distinguished Performance, 1989

Professional Experience

  • Attending Optometrist, Montefiore Medical Center New Rochelle, 2013 - Present
  • Associate Clinical Professor, SUNY College of Optometry, 1993 - Present
  • Attending Optometrist, Sound Shore Medical Center, 1998 - 2013
  • Attending Optometrist, Open Door Family Medical Center, 2004 - 2007
  • Clinical Optometrist, New York Hospital of Queens, 1994 - 1998
  • Optometrist, Maple Eye Surgical Center, 1992 - 1996
  • Assistant Clinical Professor, SUNY College of Optometry, 1990 - 1993
  • Chief, Eye Service, East New York Neighborhood Family Care Center, 1990 - 1992

Teaching Interests

-Primary Eye Care

-Ocular Disease

Courses Taught Most Recent Academic Year

CEI 1SA
Integrative Seminar II

CEI 1FA
Integrative Seminar I

CEI 1SA
Integrative Seminar II

Research Interests

Clinical vision research with respect to adult primary eye care

Clinical Interests

-Primary Eye Care

-Ocular Disease

Publications

  • Polypoidal Choroidal Vasculopathy Masquerading as Monocular Age Related Macular Degeneration (AMD) in an African American male. , Array, Array(Array): Array, 2018
  • Recurrent Corneal Erosion Masquerader: A Unique Case of a ruptured Bullae from Bullous Keratopathy with Limbal Stem Cell Deficiency. , Array, Array(Array): Array, 2018
  • A case of Osteogenesis Imperfecta with ocular involvement misdiagnosed for 25 years. , Array, Array(Array): Array, 2017
  • A Rare Presentation: Chronic Panuveitis Associated with Multiple Sclerosis. , Array, Array(Array): Array, 2017
  • Optical coherence tomography and fundus autofluorescence imaging of helicoid peripapillary chorioretinal degeneration in an African-American female. , Array, Array(Array): Array, 2017
  • Concept Mapping as a Tool for Didactic Learning and Case Presentation in an Optometric Curriculum, Journal of Optometric Education, 42(1): 1-6, 2016
  • Concept mapping as a tool for didactic learning and case presentation in an optometric curriculum., Journal of Optometric Education , Fall(Fall 2016): Array, 2016
  • A Rare Case: Closer Look Into The Diagnosis And Treatment of Blepharophimosis, Ptosis, Epicanthus Inversus Syndrome (BPES). , Array, Array(Array): Array, 2016
  • OCT-A: A New Clinical Tool to Aid in the Diagnosis & Management of Retinal Vascular Diseases. , Array, Array(Array): Array, 2016
  • It’s All About the Angle: Anterior Segment Dysgenesis and Secondary Glaucoma in a Young Adult Patient. , Array, Array(Array): Array, 2015
  • Breakable Bones Can Make You Blind: How Osteopetrosis Affects Vision. , Array, Array(Array): Array, 2015
  • Special Testing to Accurately Diagnose Corneal Hydrops. , Array, Array(Array): Array, 2014
  • Unilateral Congenital Cataract Surgery: A Case Study. , Array, Array(Array): Array, 2014
  • Cosmetic Contact Lens Fitting and Optometric Management Following Boston Type I Keratoprosthesis Implantation, Array, Array(Array): Array, 2013
  • Atypical Steroid-Induced Retinal Pigment Epithelial Detachments (PEDS) in Systemic Lupus Erythematosis (SLE). , Array, Array(Array): Array, 2013
  • Cosmetic Contact Lens Fitting and Optometric Management Following Boston Type I Keratoprosthesis Implantation. , Array, Array(Array): Array, 2013
  • Making the Diagnosis of Cone- Rod Dystrophy in a Patient with Progressive Vision Loss. , Array, Array(Array): Array, 2012
  • Stevens-Johnson Syndrome: Promising Treatment Options. , Array, Array(Array): Array, 2012
  • An Unusual Case of Reiter’s Syndrome in a Female., Array, Array(Array): Array, 2011
  • Two Cases of Torpedo Maculopathy with OCT scans, one demonstrating a unique deep pit with visible bare sclera, Array, Array(Array): Array, 2011
  • Benign Choroidal Osteoma in a Healthy Male. , Array, Array(Array): Array, 2009
  • Neurofibromatosis Type I, Array, Array(Array): Array, 2008
  • Inflammatory Bowel Disease, Array, Array(Array): Array, 2001
  • Co-management of glaucoma in the primary care office, Array, Array(Array): Array, 1992
  • Patient drug schedules and compliance., Journal of the American Optometric Association, 62(6): 478-480, 1991
  • Patient drug schedules and compliance. , Journal of the American Optometric Association, Array(Array): Array, 1991
  • Nodular scleritis, episcleritis and anterior uveitis as ocular complications of Crohn's disease., Journal of the American Optometric Association, 62(5): 377-381, 1991

Presentations

  • A Rare Presentation: Chronic Panuveitis Associated with Multiple Sclerosis, 2017
    Poster
  • A case of Osteogenesis Imperfecta with ocular involvement misdiagnosed for 25 years. , 2017
    Poster
  • Optical coherence tomography and fundus autofluorescence imaging of helicoid peripapillary chorioretinal degeneration in an African-American female, 2017
    Poster
  • A Rare Case: Closer Look Into The Diagnosis And Treatment of Blepharophimosis, Ptosis, Epicanthus Inversus Syndrome (BPES). , 2016
  • Collaborative Practice: Cases in Team-Based Care, 2016
    Lecture
  • OCT-A: A New Clinical Tool to Aid in the Diagnosis & Management of Retinal Vascular Diseases. , 2016
    Poster
  • Breakable Bones Can Make You Blind: , 2015
    Oral Presentation
  • Interprofessional Management of Hypertension, 2015
    Lecture
  • It’s All About the Angle: Anterior Segment Dysgenesis and Secondary Glaucoma in a Young Adult Patient. , 2015
    Poster
  • Ocular and Systemic Effects of Hypertension, 2015
  • Special Testing to Accurately Diagnose Corneal Hydrops. , 2014
    Poster
  • Unilateral Congenital Cataract Surgery: A Case Study. , 2014
    Poster
  • Atypical Steroid-Induced Retinal Pigment Epithelial Detachments (PEDS) in Systemic Lupus Erythematosis (SLE). , 2013
  • Cosmetic Contact Lens Fitting and Optometric Management Following Boston Type I Keratoprosthesis Implantation. , 2013
  • Atypical steroid-induced retinal pigment epithelial detachments in systemic lupus erythematous, 2013
  • Cosmetic contact lens fitting and optometric management following Boston Keratoprosthesis implantation, 2013
  • Making the Diagnosis of Cone- Rod Dystrophy in a Patient with Progressive Vision Loss. , 2012
  • Stevens-Johnson Syndrome: Promising Treatment Options. , 2012
  • An Unusual Case of Reiter’s Syndrome in a Female., 2011
  • Two Cases of Torpedo Maculopathy with OCT scans, one demonstrating a unique deep pit with visible bare sclera. , 2011
  • Benign Choroidal Osteoma in a Healthy Male, 2009
  • Case Report – Neurofibromatosis Type I. , 2008

Services

University

  • 2017 - Present : NYC Women's March Commemorative Mural - Coordinator
  • 2014 - Present : Grand Rounds - Committee member
  • 2012 - Present : SUNY Resident Alumni of the Year Selection Committee - Committee member
  • 2012 - Present : SUNY College of Optometry VisionWalk Team - Faculty Advisor
  • 2013 - 2019 : Course & Standing Committee - Member
  • 2012 - 2016 : Faculty Development Committee - At-Large Committee member
  • 2013 - 2015 : Faculty Development Committee - Chair
  • 2007 - 2012 : Track Coordinator Committee - Track Coordinator - Clinical Exam Track
  • 2009 - 2012 : Curriculum Committee - Committee member
  • 2007 - 2011 : Faculty Executive Committee - Secretary
  • Array - 2010 : Primary Eye Care Pod Pilot Study - Member
  • 2008 - 2009 : Third Year Clinical Experience Task Force - Member

Public

  • 2013 - Present : VisionWalk - Foundation Fighting Blindness - Chair

Clinical

  • 2014 - Present : Grand Rounds Committee - Committee member
  • 2013 - Present : Course & Standing - Clinical Ed Department Committee member
  • 2013 - Present : VisionWalk New York City Chapter - Medical Chairperson
  • 2012 - Present : SUNY Resident Alumni of the Year Selection Committee - Committee member
  • 2012 - 2016 : Faculty Development Committee - At-Large member
  • 2014 - 2015 : Faculty Retreat Planning Committee - Committee member
  • 2013 - 2015 : Faculty Development Committee - Chair
  • 2007 - 2012 : SUNY Clinical Exam Track - Track Coordinator
  • 2009 - 2012 : Curriculum committee - Committee member
  • 2007 - 2011 : Faculty Executive Committee - Secretary

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