Ellen Chance Sanders, MD

We are sad to say that Dr. Sanders has moved to Colorado and is no longer with our practice. We will miss her and we know that her patients will, too. Patients are being reassigned to the other doctors in our practice, primarily to Dr. Rita Page.

Dr. Sanders earned a bachelor or arts degree in music, with honors, from the University of North Carolina and a medical degree from Wake Forest University School of Medicine.

Post-Doctoral Training

Wake Forest University School of Medicine—internship in internal medicine department
Wake Forest University Baptist Medical Center—residency in ophthalmology

Licensure & Board Certification

Diplomate, American Board of Ophthalmology

Hospital Appointments

Martha Jefferson Hospital
Monticello Community Surgery Center

Memberships, Offices & Committee Appointments

American Academy of Ophthalmology
American Medical Association

Awards & Honors

Silver Research Award sponsored by the Department of Surgery, Wake Forest University School of Medicine
Honor Council, Wake Forest University School of Medicine
Honor Council and Dean’s List, University of North Carolina
University of North Carolina Honors Program Study Abroad, London

Presentations

“Topical 5-Fluorouracil Chemotherapy Versus Surgical Excision in the Treatment of Conjunctival Intraepithelial Neoplasia: Clinical Response & Recurrence Rate,” Annual Meeting, Wake Forest University School of Medicine, 2008
“DSEK and Use of Autologous Serum,” Southeastern Corneal Conference, University of Miami, 2007
“Traumatic Fungal Contamination of Anterior Chamber,” Trauma Grand Rounds, Wake Forest University School of Medicine, 2007
“Comparison of 5-Fluorouracil Chemotherapy Versus Surgical Excision in the Treatment of Conjunctival Intraepithelial Neoplasia,” Annual Meeting, Wake Forest University School of Medicine, 2007
“Varying Ptosis and Surgical Management,” Oculoplastics Semiannual Grand Rounds, Wake Forest University School of Medicine, 2007
“Moebius, Duane’s and Goldenhar Syndromes,” Pediatric Ophthalmology Grand Rounds, Wake Forest University School of Medicine, 2006
“Management of Fungal Endophthalmitis,” Southeastern Cornea Conference, Emory University, Atlanta 2006
“Fungal Endophthalmitis,” Cornea Grand Rounds, Wake Forest University School of Medicine, 2005

Bibliography

Kroening L, Davis, Jr. “Management of Lower Extremity Riding Lawn Mower Injuries in Children,” Orthopedic Nursing., 2003 Mar-April, 19(2):29-37. (Researcher).
Chance, Ellen T. “A Psychedelic Experience: The Beatles and LSD.” Senior Honors Thesis, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Archives. 2000.