Dr. Sushma K. Vance is a board certified, fellowship trained retina specialist. She’s living her vision when she is cheering on the Michigan Wolverines, watching the latest Netflix series, and running after her mischievous children Shan and Sofia.
Dr. Sushma K. Vance is a board certified, fellowship trained retina specialist. She graduated with distinction from the University of Michigan in biology and anthropology and received her medical degree and ophthalmology residency training at Northeast Ohio Medical University. While in residency, Dr. Vance authored and secured several research and community service grants and was also awarded the William H. Falor award for best resident research. After completing her ophthalmology residency, Dr. Vance completed a medical retina fellowship at the Vitreous Retina Macula Consultants of New York and the Manhattan Eye, Ear, and Throat Hospital followed by a surgical retina fellowship with Texas Retina Associates in Dallas. After fellowship, Dr. Vance was in private practice for six years before joining the Atlantic Eye Institute in January 2017. Dr. Vance specializes in the treatment of age-related macular degeneration, diabetic retinopathy, retinal vascular disease, uveitis, and retinal tears and detachments.
She has published numerous scientific papers focused primarily on retinal imaging and complex retinal disorders and serves as a Clinical Assistant Professor of Ophthalmology at the University of Central Florida College of Medicine.
Dr. Vance has been involved with several volunteer organizations including Surgical Eye Expeditions (SEE) International, the Student Sight Savers Program, and Prevent Blindness America. She is a member of the American Academy of Ophthalmology and the American Society of Retina Specialists.