In addition to being a trained ophthalmologist, Dr. Sandoval holds a Master of Science degree in Clinical Research from MUSC and has over a decade of ophthalmology research experience, having served as the director of research at Carolina Eyecare Physicians since 2009.
She has given oral presentations, been an invited panelist, and authored or co-authored articles on more than 200 occasions. In addition, she provides editorial review for the many of the leading ophthalmic publications in the United States and Colombia, where she grew up.
Dr. Sandoval enjoys being able to see and evaluate new technology and give feedback. She feels it keeps her mind fresh, and she’s always learning new ideas and concepts. “It’s always exciting to know that what you are doing not only helps the person in front of you but reaches so many more people.” She is truly appreciative of the patients who make the commitment to participate in these research studies and share her passion for improving medical care.