University of Iowa Health Care

Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences

Brittni A. Scruggs, MD, PhD

Dr. Brittni Scruggs is a Vitreoretinal Surgery Fellow at Oregon Health & Science University's Casey Eye Institute.

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

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: 07/01/2019
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