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Hospital Punta Pacifica

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Panama City, Panama

Dr. Edith de Lopez

Dr. Edith de Lopez

Hospital Punta Pacifica
Speciality Cornea, Refractive Surgery and External Eye Disease
Languages English, Spanish
About To continue her studies, she moved to Mexico City to obtain the title of Doctor Specialist in Ophthalmology (UNAM). After that, she decided to participate and obtained a fellowship at the Hospital for Blindness Prevention, in Mexico, where she became certified as a Medical Subspecialist in Cornea, Refractive Surgery and External Eye Disease (UNAM). Then, she finally concluded another Doctorate degree in Corneal Imaging (UNAM), while working as a Medical Instructor in High Specialty Eye Surgical Procedures in Latin America, as a teacher in different courses in United States, Argentina, England, Germany, Spain and Sweden. Dr. De Obaldia also took the time to publish a lot of research articles in various scientific journals. She is currently in charge of the Cornea Section of the Hospital Santo Tomas, organizing campaigns for cornea transplants, while leading her private practice, in Panama city.
Education Dr. De Obaldia earned her Doctorate degree in Medicine at the University of Panama, where she participated in other activities, such as the coordination of different courses for students, being a Member of the Admissions Board of the School of Medicine and, the Commission of Discipline. Subsequently, she worked her first year of internship at Hospital Santo Tomas, and her second year in Bocas del Toro province.
Memberships American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery
Mexican Center of Cornea and Refractive Surgery
American Academy of Ophthalmology
The Cornea Society

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