Dr. Sari Schwartz, originally from Westfield, NJ, has worked as a Clinical Attending Optometrist overseeing optometric students at the New England College of Optometry (NECO) and in private practices in New Jersey and Massachusetts specializing in Optometric Vision Therapy and Rehabilitation.
Dr. Schwartz received a Bachelor of Science degree from Bucknell University, majoring in Neuroscience and Spanish. She received her Doctor of Optometry from NECO in Boston, where she achieved clinical honors and was awarded for her excellence in vision therapy and pediatrics.
While studying at NECO, Dr. Schwartz was the president of the College of Optometrists in Vision Development (COVD) NECO Chapter, Fundraising Executive for Volunteer Optometric Service to Humanity, and Teaching Assistant for Binocular and Accommodative Anomalies.
Dr. Schwartz continued her education by completing a residency at Southern College of Optometry in Memphis, TN, specializing in Vision Therapy, Pediatrics, and Rehabilitation. Since finishing her residency, she has completed her fellowship in COVD and a fellowship in the American Academy of Optometry (AAO). Dr. Schwartz has presented her work nationally, is a published author and has continued to develop professionally through continuing education. She is a member of the following organizations: COVD, AAO, Optometric Extension Program Foundation (OEPF), and American Optometric Association (AOA).
All through her educational experiences, Dr. Schwartz has continued to be passionate about helping those in need of access to eye care. She has traveled to the Dominican Republic, Columbia, and rural communities in Mississippi, Arkansas, and Tennessee to provide eye care to underserved communities.
In her free time, Dr. Schwartz enjoys spending time at the lake with her family, traveling with friends, and activities with her therapy dog, Coogee.