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Ellen Chance Sanders, MD

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Ellen Chance Sanders, MD

Dr. Sanders earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in music, with honors, from the University of North Carolina and a medical degree from Wake Forest University School of Medicine. Dr. Sanders is moving out of the area. Her last day with Blue Ridge Ophthalmology is June 18, 2020, and her schedule is filled through that date. She recommends that her patients see Dr. Rita Page.

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.