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Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences

Brittni A. Scruggs, MD, PhD

Dr. Brittni Scruggs is an ophthalmologist at the Mayo Clinic in Rochester, MN.

Dr. Scruggs completed her Ophthalmology Residency at the University of Iowa Department of Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences in June 2019.

Dr. Scruggs became a member of the EyeRounds Board in June of 2017 and served as Chief Medical Editor of EyeRounds during the 2018-2019 academic calendar year.


  • PhD, Regenerative Medicine, Tulane University Graduate Program in Biomedical Science, New Orleans, Louisiana
  • MD, Tulane University School of Medicine, New Orleans, Louisiana
  • BS, Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, Trinity University, San Antonio, Texas

Post-Graduate Education

  • Ophthalmology Residency, the University of Iowa Department of Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences
  • Fellowship, Vitreoretinal Surgery, Oregon Health & Science University, Casey Eye Institute

EyeRounds Contributions

  1. Greenwald MF, Scruggs BA, Vislisel JM, Greiner MA. Corneal Imaging: An Introduction. Posted October 19, 2016; Available from:
  2. Scruggs BA, Ricca AM, Folk JC. Unilateral Optic Nerve Granuloma. March 14, 2017; Available from:
  3. Scruggs BA. Bilateral Cranial Nerve VI Palsies Secondary to Arachnoid Cyst. September 18, 2017; Available from:
  4. Scruggs BA. Non-accidental trauma- Bilateral Retinal Hemorrhages. September 18, 2017; Available from:
  5. Scruggs BA. Nocardia farcinica keratitis in a contact lens wearer. Posted September 18, 2017; Available from:
  6. Scruggs BA. Exophthalmos secondary to a carotid cavernous fistula. Posted September 27, 2017; Available from:
  7. Scruggs BA, Ko AC, Bozung AK. Bilateral chemosis in thyroid eye disease. Posted November 7, 2017; Available from:
  8. Scruggs BA, Boldt HC. Central retinal vein and artery occlusions in proliferative radiation retinopathy. Posted February 7, 2018; Available from:
  9. Frisbie RA, Scruggs BA, Kemp PS. Non-accommodative Esotropia and Botulinum Toxin Therapy. posted February 19, 2018; Available from
  10. Scruggs BA, Quist TS, Syed NA, Alward WLM. Neovascular Glaucoma. posted May 22, 2018; Available from
  11. Scruggs, BA, Thurtell, MJ. Bow-tie (band) atrophy secondary to compressive optic neuropathy. posted June 1, 2018; Available from
  12. Scruggs BA, Quist TS, Kravchuk O, Sohn EH. Branch Retinal Vein Occlusion. posted July 20, 2018; Available from
  13. Madhan N, Scruggs BA, Carter PC, Melendrez J, Bettis, DI. Cogan-Reese Syndrome: A Rare Case of Unilateral Glaucoma. posted July 20, 2018; Available from
  14. Kennedy S. Scruggs BA, Fox AR, Larson SA. Localized Orbital Amyloidosis Presenting as New-Onset Diplopia. posted August 13, 2018; Available from
  15. Hock LE, Scruggs BA, Kardon RH, Beebe JD. Opsoclonus-Myoclonus Syndrome Secondary to West Nile Encephalitis. posted January 29, 2018; Available from
  16. Scruggs BA, Avdic A, Gehrs KM. Age-related macular degeneration. posted April 10, 2019; Available from
  17. Scruggs BA, Fingert JH. Marshall Syndrome. posted April 16, 2019; Available from
  18. Scruggs BA, Han IC. The Sympathizing Eye: Panuveitis Secondary to Sympathetic Ophthalmia. posted April 9, 2019; Available from
  19. Mai AP, Scruggs BA, Kemp PS. Retinopathy of Prematurity. Posted June 24, 2019; Available from


last updated: 09/14/2021