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After graduating from the University of Monterrey Medical School, he moved to Houston where he participated as a Retina Research Fellow in the Department of Ophthalmology at the University of Texas Medical School. He also spent time at the University of Houston’s College of Optometry where he participated in the development of the Adaptive Optics Scanning Laser Ophthalmoscope. He later moved on to complete a General Surgery internship at the prestigious Cleveland Clinic followed by a Residency in Ophthalmology at the New York College of Medicine-St. Vincent’s Hospital in Manhattan,NY serving as Chief Resident during his last year of Residency. Dr. Sepulveda was admitted to the Cleveland Clinic-Cole Eye Institute to pursue a fellowship in Anterior Segment Diseases, Cornea and Refractive Surgery under the guidance of Dr. Steve Wilson and Dr. Ron Krueger.
In 2009, Dr. Sepulveda completed his fellowship and was invited to work alongside his friend and mentor, Dr. Charles A. Garcia in Houston. After three years in private practice, he decided to complete another fellowship in Surgical Retina from 2012-2014 under Dr. Garcia’s supervision. During his time in Houston, he worked with many international medical students from multiple medical schools in Mexico. To continue his dedication to teaching medical students, he became an Assistant Clinical Professor at the University of Incarnate Word School of Osteopathic Medicine in San Antonio, TX.
Dr. Sepulveda is a Board member of a local non-profit organization called Quijotes of San Antonio, which is dedicated to delivering medical care in southern Mexico through mission trips. A portion of his collections from surgeries he performs in the US is donated to this organization to help subsidize surgery for those in need.
Dr. Sepulveda has published book chapters in internationally known medical textbooks, articles in peer-reviewed journals, and presented in ophthalmology meetings both local and international. One of his current interests is in the field of delivering eye care through Telemedicine and demonstrating its clinical safety through research. He has presented his work in national telemedicine meetings and at the American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery. He is a member of the American Academy of Ophthalmology and is Board Certified by the American Board of Ophthalmology.
Dr. Sepulveda became an eye surgeon because his life changed after having LASIK 20 years ago. He wants to continue with the opportunity to change other peoples’ lives through LASIK and Cataract Surgery. When not in surgery, Dr. Sepulveda enjoys spending time with his wife and three daughters.