Dr. Patricia Sierra, MD

Dr. Patricia Sierra, MD

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Ophthalmology  ·  
Female  ·  
47 y/o
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Dr. Patricia Sierra, MD is an ophthalmology specialist in Sacramento, CA and has been practicing for 16 years. She specializes in ophthalmology and cataract surgery.

Sacramento Eye Consultants

1515 River Park Dr Ste 100

Sacramento, CA 95815
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Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Shield of California
  • Cigna
  • Health Net
  • UnitedHealthCare
  • Western Health Advantage

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Top Care Areas

See how frequently Dr. Sierra performs your care needs compared to other doctors.

Excision or Destruction of Lesion of Cornea
very high
more than 99% of peers
Herpetic Keratitis
very high
more than 99% of peers
Fuchs' Corneal Dystrophy
very high
more than 97% of peers

Dr. Sierra's percentages are based on the rate of treatment compared to peers nationwide from insurance data. Learn more info about our data and this Top Care Areas component.

Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Sierra "Patricia B. Sierra is an experienced, board certified, fellowship-trained ophthalmologist, specializing in cornea, cataract, glaucoma and laser vision correction. Dr. Sierra received her undergraduate and medical degrees from the National Autonomous University of Honduras. After completing an internship at Mercy Catholic Medical Center in Philadelphia, she obtaned her ophthalmology degree at the University of Pittsburgh. Dr. Sierra later pursued fellowship training with internationally recognized leaders at Minnesota Eye Consultants/Phillips Eye Hospital in Minneapolis."

2  Specialties

  • Ophthalmology
  • Cataract Surgery

1  Board Certifications

  • Ophthalmology
    Accredited by: American Board of Ophthalmology*

89  Conditions Treated

  • Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Anterior Ischemic Optic Neuropathy
  • Anterior Scleritis
  • Aphakia and Other Disorders of Lens
  • Astigmatism
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Autoimmune Thyroid Diseases
  • Benign Neoplasm of Choroid
  • Benign Neoplasm of Eye
  • Benign Tumor
  • Blepharitis
  • Blind Hypertensive Eye
  • Blind Hypotensive Eye
  • Blindness
  • Blocked Tear Duct
  • Brain Disorders
  • Cataract
  • Central Serous Chorioretinopathy
  • Chalazion
  • Chorioretinal Scars
  • Conjunctival Hemorrhage
  • Corneal Abrasion or Laceration
  • Corneal Diseases
  • Corneal Erosion
  • Corneal Ulcer
  • Diabetic Cataracts
  • Diabetic Retinopathy
  • Diplopia
  • Drooping Eyelids (Ptosis)
  • Drusen
  • Dry Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Dry Eyes
  • Ectropion of Eyelid
  • Endophthalmitis
  • Entropion
  • Exophoria
  • Exotropia
  • Eye Cancer
  • Eye Infections
  • Eyelid Disorders
  • Eyelid Spasm
  • Farsightedness
  • Floaters
  • Foreign Body in Eye
  • Fuchs' Corneal Dystrophy
  • Glaucoma
  • Graves' Disease
  • Headache
  • Herpetic Keratitis
  • Heterophoria
  • Hyphema
  • Hypotony of Eye
  • Iridocyclitis
  • Keratitis
  • Keratoconus
  • Lazy Eye
  • Macular Degeneration
  • Macular Edema
  • Macular Hole
  • Malignant Neoplasm of Eye
  • Migraine
  • Nearsightedness
  • Nystagmus
  • Ocular Hypertension
  • Pinguecula
  • Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
  • Posterior Scleritis
  • Presbyopia
  • Pterygium
  • Purulent Endophthalmitis
  • Retained Intraocular Foreign Body, Non-Magnetic
  • Retina Diseases
  • Retinal Detachment and Retinal Tear
  • Retinal Hemorrhage
  • Retinal Neovascularization
  • Retinal Vein Occlusion
  • Senile Cataracts
  • Sjögren's Syndrome
  • Stye
  • Tear Duct Disorders
  • Thyroid Disease
  • Trichiasis
  • Ulcer
  • Uveitis and Iridocyclitis
  • Vascular Disease
  • Visual Field Defects
  • Vitreous Hemorrhage
  • Wet Age-Related Macular Degeneration
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25  Procedures

  • Anterior Vitrectomy
  • Blepharorrhaphy
  • Cataract Removal Surgery
  • Conjunctivoplasty
  • Cornea Surgery
  • Cornea Transplant
  • Corneal Collagen Cross-Linking (CXL)
  • Excision of Chalazion
  • Excision or Destruction of Lesion of Cornea
  • Eye Surgery
  • Eyelid Surgery
  • Foreign Body Removal from Eye
  • Glaucoma Surgery
  • Glaucoma Treatment
  • Iridectomy
  • Non-Cosmetic Chemodenervation
  • Ocular Prosthetics
  • Ocular Surface Reconstruction
  • Pterygium Surgery
  • Relaxing Incisions, Corneal
  • Removal of Foreign Body from External Eye
  • Repair of Eye Laceration
  • Scleral Reinforcement Surgery
  • Vitrectomy (incl. Macular Hole Repair)
  • Vitreoretinal Surgery

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for California.

0 Sanctions

No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

0 Board Actions

No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

Education

  • National Autonomous University
    Medical School | Graduated
  • Mercy Catholic Med Center
    Internship Hospital | Completed
  • University of Pittsburgh
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2002
  • Minnesota Eye Consultants
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Sierra has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Sierra's Reviews

5.0
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Sierra to family and friends
2 total reviews (2 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (2)

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  • 4
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  • 3
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Dr. Sierra's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well

    EXCELLENT
  • Answers questions

    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent

    EXCELLENT

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    EXCELLENT
  • Office environment

    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness

    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (2)

Excellent doctor/surgeon! I had elevated scarring on my left eye, and she did a great job smoothing the surface surgically, and checking that the healing was going well. She also informed me to test for glaucoma yearly due to large optic nerves (something another eye doctor failed to mention)....more
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ON March 19, 2015, Dr. Sierra, M..D. re-did our mother's (89 Years of age) right eye Cataract which was incorrectly done in Napa, CA. Because the operation was so complex due to the original (Napa) botched process, Dr. Sierra, M.D. collaborated with an associate Retina Specialist. Our...more
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