Undergraduate Degree

BA, Communication Disorders
  • University of Connecticut , 2014 , Storrs , CT


Orthoptic Fellowship
  • Wilmer Eye Institute, Johns Hopkins , 2017 , Baltimore , MD

Graduate Degree

MSc, Clinical Research
  • Massachusetts College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences , 2020 , Boston , MA


Justyna Szczygiel, originally from Newington, Conn, is an orthoptist within the Ophthalmology department. She joined Boston Children’s Hospital in 2018 after initially working in Connecticut following her Orthoptic fellowship certification. Justyna has a particular interest in vision evaluation of children with special needs. Her clinical and research interests are neuro-ophthalmology, adult strabismus, and amblyopic treatment in children. She further enjoys taking part in the education of orthoptic students in the Boston Orthoptic Fellowship program.


  • American Orthoptic Council, Certified Orthoptist