Your browser is not supported. Please upgrade to a modern browser in order to use all the features of the UKHC web application: Firefox | Chrome | Microsoft Edge
Skip to main content
close menu
close menu

Search UK HealthCare

Sheila P. Sanders, MD

Vice Chairman, Department of Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences
Director, Glaucoma Service
| 4.91 out of 5
183 ratings | 35 comments
Dr. Sheila Sanders
best doctor logo
Physician Referral

Specialties

  • Ophthalmology (Advanced Eye Care)
  • About

    Personal Statement

    Before I entered medical school, I earned a bachelor’s degree in nursing at Vanderbilt. I believe my nursing background makes me a better doctor. I strive to get to know my patients and address individual concerns. Communication is key. As much as I like spending time with patients, my favorite days are spent in the operating room, because I like to fix things. 

    Outside medicine, I love spending time with my family. We often travel to Montana or the beach. I am a proud founder of the Tri For Sight triathlon, and I especially enjoy swimming.

    Faculty Rank

    Associate Professor of Ophthalmology

    Degree

    University of Kentucky, College of Medicine

    Residency

    University of Kentucky

    Fellowship

    Glaucoma, Indiana University Medical Center, Indianapolis

    Certifications and Special Training

    American Board of Ophthalmology

  • Ratings & Reviews

    | 4.91 out of 5
    183 ratings |35 comments

    The star rating is a calculation based on feedback from our patients using our nationally-recognized Press Ganey Patient Satisfaction Survey. Learn more about our survey process. Responses are measured on a scale of 1 to 5 with 5 being the best score.

    August, 2019
    I absolutely love everyone who works with Dr. Sheila Sanders. They are all friendly and professional.

    August, 2019
    excellent

    August, 2019
    Dr Sandeers and her team are the best. They have presevered my eye sight in spite of many difficult chalenges

    August, 2019
    All round excellent.

    August, 2019
    VERY GOOD , FRIENDLY AND UNDERSTANDABLE DOCTOR

Are you happy with the care you received from this provider?

Please let us know by filling out a patient satisfaction survey when you get one. You can also leave an online review by clicking the button below.

Leave a review
  • Locations

    Advanced Eye Care

    Shriners Hospitals for Children Medical Center — Lexington
    Shriners Hospitals for Children Medical Center — Lexington
    110 Conn Terrace
    Fourth and Fifth Floors
    Lexington, KY 40508
    Fax 859-323-8510 (General) and 859-257-6718 (Referring Providers)

    (Primary eye care and all subspecialty eye care)

    Eye Center–Richmond

    UK HealthCare Eye Center - Richmond
    920 Barnes Mills Road
    Suite D
    Richmond, KY 40475
    Call 859-624-3937 (EYES)

    (Cornea and external diseases, glaucoma, pediatric ophthalmology, primary eye care, retina and vitreous disorders) 

    Ophthalmology–VAMC

    Veterans Affairs Medical Center
    Veterans Affairs Medical Center
    1101 Veterans Way
    Lexington, KY 40502

    Insurance Information

    Insurance policies can vary widely. Please check with your doctor/clinic for specific insurance information before your visit or procedure to avoid unexpected out-of-pocket costs. See list of insurers Arrow Pointing Right