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- Cornea And External Disease
- Refractive Surgeon
Patients seeking to consult with Dr. Somohano for their ophthalmic needs can schedule an appointment through her practice, please visit Florida Vision Institute’s appointment page.
Dr. Karina Somohano is an esteemed Cornea, Cataract, and Refractive Surgeon, whose exceptional expertise and dedication have significantly contributed to the field of ophthalmology. As a key member of our surgical team at the One Day Surgery Center, Dr. Somohano offers state-of-the-art ophthalmic surgeries aimed at improving the vision and quality of life for her patients.
Her academic foundation was laid at the University of Miami, where she graduated Summa Cum Laude with a Bachelor of Science in Neuroscience, earning recognition through prestigious societies such as Phi Beta Kappa and Alpha Epsilon Delta Pre-Health Honor Society. She then pursued her Doctorate in Medicine at the Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons, receiving the Dean’s Award for her outstanding contributions, particularly in leadership roles that enhanced primary care and youth medical education initiatives.
Dr. Somohano honed her expertise in Ophthalmology during her residency at New York-Presbyterian Hospital-Weill Cornell, where her commitment to clinical excellence was celebrated with the Resident Research Day Award. She further specialized in Cornea and External Disease through a comprehensive fellowship at Washington University in St. Louis, under the mentorship of Dr. Augustine Hong, M.D.
Throughout her illustrious career, Dr. Somohano has actively engaged in groundbreaking research, contributing to the advancement of ophthalmology through publications in highly respected journals. Her research interests have spanned from innovative corneal treatments to the exploration of glaucoma therapy effects, demonstrating her dedication to improving patient care through scientific discovery.
Dr. Somohano’s proficiency extends beyond her surgical and research capabilities; she is also fluent in Spanish, enabling her to provide compassionate and inclusive care to a diverse patient population. A native of Miami, Florida, Dr. Somohano is delighted to offer her services in her hometown, where she is committed to delivering the highest standard of ophthalmic care to her community.
At the One Day Surgery Center, we are honored to have Dr. Karina Somohano as a vital part of our surgical team, where her expertise, dedication, and compassionate approach to care significantly enhance the patient experience.