Sandra Lora Cremers, MD, FACS
Dr. Cremers sees patients at our Rockville office.
She is fluent in Spanish.
Dr. Cremers anchors the Visionary Eye Doctor team & is a widely respected & experienced researcher & clinician in dry eye disease.
Dr. Sandra Lora Cremers is a Board-Certified Ophthalmologist, an American Academy of Ophthalmology diplomate, & a fellow of the American College of Surgeons. She joined Harvard Medical School’s Department of Ophthalmology, and the Massachusetts Eye & Ear Infirmary, in 2000. During this time, she worked with Dr. Judah Folkman on the angiogenesis basis of ocular rosacea, published surgical teaching tools in top international journals, created the largest database of surgical outcomes for resident cataract surgery, & was active in training residents & fellows. She participated in the Lancaster Cataract Course & the Harvard Medical School’s Intensive Cataract Surgical Training Program. She has performed thousands of cataract surgeries. She co-authored the highly acclaimed & used Ophthalmic Surgical Procedures Textbook, 2nd edition, used at numerous surgical residency programs in the U.S. & abroad. She is one of the few surgeons performing Meibomian Gland Probing worldwide, and patients travel worldwide to see her.
Dr. Cremers cares deeply about helping patients find relief from eye discomfort & vision loss. She is recognized as a Castle Connolly Top Doctor. The Top Doctors listed in their books & their website’s directory were nominated by their peers in an extensive survey of thousands of American doctors each year.
Board-Certified: American Board of Ophthalmology
Residency: Clinical Fellow of New York Medical College, New York Eye & Ear Infirmary,
New York, NY& Fellow: American College of Surgeons
Internship: Harvard Medical School, Internal Medicine, Mount Auburn Hospital,
Medical School: Dartmouth University, Brown University Joint Program in Medicine
M.P.H: Columbia University School of Public Health, New York, NY, Preliminary Course
B.A.: Columbia College, Columbia University, NYC, NY
Hobbies & Interests:
Dr. Cremers enjoys playing tennis, biking & spending time with her husband & kids. We like to call her Wonder Woman.