Dr. Scott J. Westhouse is a native of West Michigan, growing up in the town of Dorr. Following completion of his undergraduate training at Calvin College and medical school training at Michigan State University College of Osteopathic Medicine, he went on to Oklahoma State University Medical Center for residency. In his final year of training in Oklahoma, he served as Chief Resident in Ophthalmology. The final stage of training was in Kentucky where Dr. Westhouse completed a 2-year vitreoretinal surgery fellowship at the University of Kentucky.
Dr. Westhouse is board certified by the American Osteopathic Board of Ophthalmology. He is a member of the American Academy of Ophthalmology, American Society of Retinal Specialists, American Osteopathic Association, Michigan Society of Eye Physicians, and the American Osteopathic College of Ophthalmology.
He has a passion for teaching and research. As an adjunct clinical professor at Michigan State University, Dr. Westhouse enjoys training the next generation of medical students and residents. He is currently investigating therapies for age-related macular degeneration, diabetic retinopathy, retinal vascular disorders along with improvements in vitreoretinal surgical techniques.
B.S. – Calvin College, 2000
D.O. – Michigan State University College of Osteopathic Medicine, 2004
Internship – Tulsa Regional Medical Center, 2005
Residency – Oklahoma State University Medical Center, 2008
Fellowship – University of Kentucky Medical Center, 2010
Assistant Clinical Professor - Michigan State University, 2010-Present