Dr. Patricia Udaondo
Associate lecturer in ophthalmology, University of Valencia, Spain
Patricia Udaondo graduated in Medicine and Surgery from Miguel Hernández University in Elche, Spain, and specialized in ophthalmology at Hospital General Universitario de Valencia, where she also began her professional career. She now works in the medical-surgical retina team at Hospital Universitario La Fe de Valencia. Dr. Udaondo is also co-director and co-founder of the Aiken Clinic in Valencia and president of the Aiken Foundation.
As a lecturer, she collaborates on various master’s degrees, has been an associate lecturer at Cardenal Herrera University, and is currently an associate lecturer in ophthalmology at the University of Valencia.
Dr. Udaondo has participated in many national and international ophthalmological forums and congresses and has made important contributions to ophthalmology journals as an author and reviewer. She has received several awards, including the American Academy of Ophthalmology achievement award for her collaboration and contribution to the American Academy of Ophthalmology in recent years. She also recently joined the board of the European Society of Retina Specialists (EURETINA) as a representative of Spain.
Dr. Udaondo’s main areas of interest are cataract and retinal surgery, as well as medical pathology of the retina. She is a loyal advocate of the prevention of the various eye diseases that can affect the anterior and posterior segment of the eye, mainly diabetes and macular degeneration.