Dr. Scott Sylvia, OD, MBA
Dr. Sylvia did his undergraduate training at UMASS Dartmouth and received his Bachelors of Science in 1984 and his Doctorate in Optometry in 1986 from the New England College of Optometry in Boston. In 2000, he received his MBA with a concentration in Health Care administrative management and Marketing from Bryant College. He was a staff optometrist at Harvard Pilgrim Health Care in Rhode Island from 1989-1997. He was involved in numerous projects during his tenure there.  Along with seeing patients full time, he was chairperson of the Practice Standards Committee for Optometry and Ophthalmology, a member of the HIV/AIDS Act-One committee, the management/supervisory council, the Epicare computerized medical records committee, and was co-supervisor of the vision care department in the Lincoln Health Center.  He was also a Diversity ambassador/trainer, and member of the corporate diversity steering committee and the corporate Health Triangle steering committee.

Dr. Sylvia performs primary eye care services and specializes in contact lenses He is part of the Leadership Team from Vistakon / Johnson and Johnson.  He is also part of the Clinical Faculty from the New England College of Optometry and trains interns in his office.

He is an affiliate doctor of the TLC Laser Eye centers and co-manages patients who undergo laser vision correction.  He is a member of the American Optometric Association, the AOA Contact lens and Cornea Section, The Mass Society of Optometrists, the Human Rights Campaign Federal Club, and the Greater Boston Business Council. He served on the Board of Directors of the Greater Boston Business Council as a Director at large, Treasurer, and then President. Dr. Sylvia currently serves on the Board of Directors for the Community Research Initiative of New England, an independent, nonprofit, community-based organization in New England dedicated to the HIV clinical research, treatment education, and financial assistance for approved drug treatments and health insurance coverage.

He is also a certified fitness professional. He holds certifications through, and is a member of AFFA, ACE, AAAI/ISMA, and Johnny G. Schwinn.

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Dr. Scott Sylvia
Parrelli Optical
One Porter Square
Cambridge, MA 01240


Monday - Friday 10AM to 7PM
Saturday 9AM to 3PM

We are located directly across from the Porter Square T stop on the Red Line in the Porter Square Galleria.

We have plenty of
FREE parking in the rear of the building off White Street.

Our building, as well as our exam lanes are handicap accessible.

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