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Hospital Punta Pacifica


Panama City, Panama

Dr. Rita Yee

Dr. Rita Yee

Hospital Punta Pacifica
Speciality Cornea and Refractive Surgery
Languages English, Spanish
Graduated 1994 (22 years since graduation)
About Internships:
- National Vision 2020 Plan. Officer Santo Tomas Hospital. Panama, Rep. of Panama Oct.09-Present
- Integral St. Michael Hospital. Panama, Rep. of Panama Jan. 07 - Mar.10
- Clinical Yee. Ocular Microsurgery Institute. Panama, Rep. of Panama Mar. 2003-Present
- Min of Health. Panama Health Region East. Year II Medical Internal May 2002-2003
- Min of Health. St. Thomas Hospital. Year Internal Medical I
December 2000-2002

Scientific Program Surgical Observation:
- Dept. of Cornea. Moorfields Eye Hospital. London, England Ago.4 Jul. 24, 2000
- Depts. Anterior Segment and Refractive Surgery. Barraquer Institute. Barcelona, Spain 19 to 23 June 2000
- Simon Gabriel Eye Institute. Madrid, Spain 5 to 16 June 2000
- Department of Cornea and Oculoplastics. Wills Eye Hospital. Philadelphia, PA Apr. 10-21, 2000
- Dept. of Cornea and Anterior Segment. New England Eye Center. Tufts University. Boston, Massachusetts May. 8 to 19.2000

Work Participation:
- Happy Child Healthy Child Programme. Foundation for Integration. Cecilio Castillero Hospital. Chitre, Herrera. Panama Aug. 23/2010
- Vision 2020 Program, Day of Ophthalmology HISMA, Office of the First Lady, MINSA and Embassy of the Republic of Taiwan Jun.7-17/2010
- Operation Miracle Project Coordinator. St. Thomas Hospital Oct.2009-Present
- Project Gonzalillo. Universidad Latina de Panama. Sep./6/08
- Healthy Kids Program: Happy Children. Pro-Impaired
Hospital El Vigia. Chitre, Herrera. Panama. Ago./12-15/06
- Outside the Walls Campaign for Prevention of Blindness Clinic Yee Tortí, Panama Mar./19/06
- Project Coordinator Operation Light. St. Thomas Hospital. Ministry of Health, Panama Sept.-Oct. 05
- Cataratón Surgery Center of Pueblo Nuevo. MINSA
Panama, Panama. Ago./12-17/05
- Eye Health Program Clinic Yee Firefighter Corps in Panama. Panama, Panama Jul./1-2/05
- Medical Tour-Eye. Chinese Professionals A
Education - Sub-specialty in Cornea and Refractive Surgery. Institute
Ophthalmology Foundation Conde de Valenciana. Mexico, DF 1999-2000
- Specialty in Ophthalmology. Institute of Ophthalmology Foundation Conde de Valenciana ¨ ¨ National Autonomous University of Mexico. Mexico, DF 1995-1999
- Doctor of Medicine. University of Central America. Charter School of Medical Sciences of Central America. San Jose, CR 1989-1994
- Bachelor of Law and Political Science. Universidad Latina de Panama. Republic of Panama 2004-2007
- Ministry of Education. San Jose, Costa Rica 1988-1989
- Mary Immaculate College. Panama, Rep. of Panama 1977-1987
Memberships Member of:
- National Medical Association
2004-to date
- Panamanian Society of Ophthalmology. Panama, Panama.
2004-to date
- American Academy of Ophthalmology. E.U.A.
1995 - 2008
- Mexican Center of Cornea and Refractive Surgery. Mexico, DF
2000 - 2001
- American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery. E.U.A.
1999 - 2000
- International Society of Refractive Surgery. E.U.A.
1998 - 2000
- Mexican Society of Ophthalmology. Mexico, DF
1998 - 2000
- Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology. E.U.A.
1996 - 2000
- American Association of Ophthalmology. Mexico, DF
1996-to date

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