Dr. Sushma K. Vance is a board certified, fellowship trained retina specialist.
Dr. Sushma K. Vance 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. She was also awarded the William H. Falor award for best resident research.
Having finished 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 completing her fellowship, Dr. Sushma K. Vance was in private practice for 6 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.
Dr. Sushma K. Vance has published numerous scientific papers focused primarily on retinal imaging and complex retinal disorders. She serves as a Clinical Assistant Professor of Ophthalmology at the University of Central Florida College of Medicine.
Dr. Sushma K. Vance is a Community Servant in Eye Care
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.