Stephanie Vanderveldt, M.D.
Dr. Vanderveldt, a board-certified ophthalmologist, graduated from Princeton University. She spent several years in Boston where she served as a Teaching Fellow at Harvard University while studying the neurologic effects of aging and Alzheimer’s Disease in the laboratory. She attended Duke University School of Medicine, earning a merit-based Senior Scholarship for excellence in research and academics. She was elected to the Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Society. Upon graduation she received the Janet M. Glasgow Memorial Award, a designation awarded exclusively to women who graduate first in their medical school class. She completed her ophthalmology residency and vitreoretinal surgery fellowship at the University of Miami / Bascom Palmer Eye Institute, repeatedly ranked as the finest ophthalmology training program in the country by both Ophthalmology Times and U.S. News and World Report.
During her residency, she spearheaded ophthalmology outreach efforts to Haiti. Her second year of fellowship training included an appointment as the Co-Director of Ocular Trauma and Chief Resident.
Dr. Vanderveldt has participated in numerous clinical studies and has published several articles in medical journals. She is a fellow of the American Academy of Ophthalmology and a member of both the American Society of Retina Specialists and MENSA.
Dr. Vanderveldt enjoys travel, scuba diving, skiing, and the company of her two French Bulldogs.