Dr. Margarita R. Cardenas


Pediatric Ophthalmology

Message to my patients

My patients always get all my attention, I understand how important the vision is for you and my goal is to diagnose and treat promptly any eye disease so you to can enjoy life. I love to explain to my patients all about their eyes and together found the best solution for your specific eye problem. I feel happy to see you receiving an outstanding eye care. I enjoy to see patients all ages and help the little ones to grow up with healthy eyes and correct any eye movement problem as crossing eyes or double vision.

When you make the changes please come to my office.

Meet Your Doctor

Graduated from University Pontificia Bolivariana where she received her Doctor in Medicine degree and specialized in Comprehensive Ophthalmology.

She completed a Postdoctoral research Fellow in Ophthalmology at the University of Oklahoma Dean McGee Eye institute and is a member of the Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology.

She also gained a Headache Fellowship from University of South Florida, and specialized in Pediatric Ophthalmology and Adult Strabismus at University of Pittsburgh Medical Center. Dr. Cardenas is an active member of the American Association for Pediatric Ophthalmology and Strabismus, and she has been a member of the American Academy of Ophthalmology since 2011.

Make an Appointment

Please make an appointment with one of our specialists who will create a specialized plan to help you see, look, and feel your best!


Pediatric Ophthalmology

Academic Title:

Fellow University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine
Medical Doctor
Clinical Instructor Ophthalmology Residency Program Larkin Community Hospital/Nova Southeastern University
Clinical Instructor Medical School Pontificial Bolivarian University


Physician / Resident Florida State License
Physician / Fellows Pennsylvania License
Physician New York State License
Physician / Resident Pennsylvania State License


American Academy of Ophthalmology (AAO)
American Association for Pediatric Ophthalmology and Strabismus (AAPOS)
Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology (ARVO)
American Medical Association (AMA)


2013 Pediatric Ophthalmology and Adult Strabismus Fellowship at Children Hospital of Pittsburgh
2009-2010 Neurology Tampa General & Veterans Hospitals/Univ. of South Florida
2008-2009 Internship Tampa General & Veterans Hospitals/University of South Florida
2007-2008 Headache Fellowship Tampa General & Veterans Hospitals/Univ. of South Florida
2007 Observership Ophthalmology Practice at Basom Palmer Eye Institute
2007 Observership Neurology Dept Tampa General & Veterans Hospitals/Univ. of South Florida
2006 Research Assitant, Brain Cytokines stress responses University South Florida Psychiatric Depart
2001-2004 Post-Doctoral Research Fellowship. Oklahoma University Health Medical Center
2002 Observership in Neuro-Ophthalmology. Mentor Dr. Bradley Ferris, MD Neuro-Ophthalmologist Professor Oklahoma University
1996-1999 Ophthalmology Residency, Pontificial Bolivarian University
1985-1990 Physician and Surgeon, Pontificial Bolivarian University

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