Dr. Sheila Garcia-Santana, MD

Dr. Sheila Garcia-Santana, MD

Ophthalmology  ·  
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Age 33
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Dr. Sheila Garcia-Santana, MD is an ophthalmology specialist in Lexington, KY and has been practicing for 5 years. She graduated from University of Puerto Rico / Medical Sciences Campus in 2009 and specializes in ophthalmology and vitreoretinal disease & surgery.Read her story

120 N Eagle Creek Dr Ste 500

Lexington, KY 40509

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Top Care Areas

See how frequently Dr. Garcia-Santana performs your care needs compared to other doctors.

Diabetic Retinopathy
very high
more than 98% of peers
Eye Surgery
very high
more than 97% of peers
Retina Diseases
very high
more than 96% of peers

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Dr. Garcia-Santana's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Garcia-Santana "Sheila M. Garcia Santana, MD completed her medical internship at Harvard Medical School, served her residency at the Boston University School of Medicine; was the recipient of a Yale University School of Medicine Fellowship, where she served as a clinical instructor. Dr. Garcia Santana was on the Dean's list in her undergraduate career and has had publishing's for multiple academic articles and book chapters. Dr. Garcia has presented at several national meetings, to include Harvard's MEEI Vitrectomy Course. She holds membership with The American Society of Retina Specialists and the American Academy of Ophthalmology."

Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Garcia-Santana "Good communication with patients is my priority."

2  Specialties

  • Ophthalmology
  • Vitreoretinal Disease & Surgery

0  Board Certifications

Dr. Garcia-Santana does not have any board certifications listed.

76  Conditions Treated

  • Acute Endophthalmitis
  • Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Anterior Ischemic Optic Neuropathy
  • Aphakia and Other Disorders of Lens
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Benign Neoplasm of Choroid
  • Benign Neoplasm of Eye
  • Benign Tumor
  • Blepharitis
  • Blind Hypotensive Eye
  • Blindness
  • Brain Disorders
  • Chorioretinal Scars
  • Chorioretinitis
  • Chronic Endophthalmitis
  • Conjunctival Hemorrhage
  • Contusion of the Eyeball
  • Corneal Abrasion or Laceration
  • Corneal Ulcer
  • Degenerative Disorders of Globe
  • Diabetic Cataracts
  • Diabetic Macular Edema (DME)
  • Diabetic Retinopathy
  • Drooping Eyelids (Ptosis)
  • Drusen
  • Dry Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Endophthalmitis
  • Exotropia
  • Eye Cancer
  • Eye Infections
  • Eyelid Disorders
  • Floaters
  • Focal Chorioretinitis and Focal Retinochoroiditis
  • Fuchs' Corneal Dystrophy
  • Headache
  • Hyphema
  • Hypotony of Eye
  • Iridocyclitis
  • Keratitis
  • Lazy Eye
  • Macular Edema
  • Macular Hole
  • Malignant Neoplasm of Eye
  • Migraine
  • Ocular Hypertension
  • Optic Neuritis
  • Paralytic Strabismus
  • Pigment Dispersion Syndrome
  • Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
  • Posterior Scleritis
  • Progressive High Myopia
  • Purulent Endophthalmitis
  • Retina Diseases
  • Retinal Cysts
  • Retinal Detachment
  • Retinal Detachment and Retinal Tear
  • Retinal Edema
  • Retinal Hemorrhage
  • Retinal Ischemia
  • Retinal Neovascularization
  • Retinal Tear
  • Retinal Vein Occlusion
  • Retinopathy of Prematurity (ROP)
  • Retinoschisis
  • Sarcoidosis
  • Senile Cataracts
  • Temporal Arteritis
  • Thyroid Disease
  • Ulcer
  • Uveitis
  • Uveitis and Iridocyclitis
  • Vascular Disease
  • Visual Field Defects
  • Vitreous Hemorrhage
  • Wet Age-Related Macular Degeneration

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11  Procedures

  • Canthotomy
  • Destruction of Lesion of Retina and Choroid
  • Eye Surgery
  • Eyelid Surgery
  • Ocular Prosthetics
  • Paracentesis of Anterior Eye
  • Repair of Retinal Detachment
  • Repair of Retinal Detachment or Retinal Tear
  • Retina and Vitreous Surgery
  • Vitrectomy (incl. Macular Hole Repair)
  • Vitreoretinal Surgery

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for Kentucky.

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

  • University of Puerto Rico / Medical Sciences Campus
    Medical School | Graduated 2009
  • Massachusetts General Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed 2010
  • Boston Medical Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2013
  • Yale U-Yale New Haven Hosp
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors

Dr. Garcia-Santana has no awards or honors listed.

Media & Publications
  • Unidad Didactica 24. Enfermedades del sistema oculomotor. Paralisis supra e infranuclear. Nistagmus. Guiones de Oftalmologia. Aprendizaje basado en competencias., 2012
  • Exploratory study of hepatic arterial infusion oxaliplatin with systemic 5-fluorouracil/bevacizumab in patients with refractory solid tumor and extensive liver metastases., 2010
  • Esthesioneuroblastoma Presenting With Complete External Ophthalmoplegia., 2009
  • Treatment Outcomes for Malignant Lacrimal Gland Tumors., 2012

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Garcia-Santana's Reviews

4.6
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Garcia-Santana to family and friends
10 total reviews (1 has a comment)

Likelihood to Recommend (10)

  • 5
    (9)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
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  • 1
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Dr. Garcia-Santana'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 (1)

My husband was a patient of Dr. Garcia at the Yale Eye Center in New Haven , CT in 2014-2015. He suffered a major trauma and had multiple surgeries to fix his ruptured globes. Dr. Garcia and her co-workers were heaven sent . My husband and I are so appreciative and so grateful to have had her help...more
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