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William S. Potter, M.D.

William S. Potter, M.D.

Dr. William S. Potter is one of the most experienced board certified pediatric ophthalmologists in the region. He graduated from New York Medical College with an M.D. degree. William then completed a residency in ophthalmology at the New York Eye and Ear Infirmary. He then went on to complete a fellowship in pediatric ophthalmology at the prestigious Wills Eye Hospital in Philadelphia.

Currently, William is an active Fellow of the American Academy of Ophthalmology. He sees all types of pediatric patients ranging from routine eye examinations to rare medical conditions. In addition, he specializes in strabismus surgery in children and adults. William has received multiple awards and has been voted Top Doctor consistently by Greenwich Magazine, New Canaan-Darien Magazine, and Westport Magazine. He has also been recognized multiple times by Castle Connolly in “Top Doctors: New York Metro Area.”



  • Pediatric Ophthalmology
  • Strabismus


Medical School

New York Medical College


Pediatric Ophthalmology: Wills Eye Hospital


New York, Eye and Ear Infirmary


  • American Board of Ophthalmology