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Michelle Cabrera, M.D., is a board certified ophthalmologist at Seattle Children’s Hospital and a UW assistant professor of Ophthalmology.

Dr. Cabrera is a clinician, surgeon, teacher, clinical investigator and speaker at national and international conferences. She sees patients and performs surgeries for a variety of pediatric eye conditions. She believes that a child’s ocular health depends on my establishing a good relationship with both the family and the patient.

Dr. Cabrera earned her M.D. at UC San Francisco. She is founder and director of the Lanzhou Chinese ROP Training Program. She is principal investigator for a study involving retinal optical coherence tomography in premature infants. She is a peer reviewer for several international ophthalmology journals and is a member of numerous professional organizations.

Personal Interests

Dr. Cabrera's hobbies include running, rock climbing and traveling.
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

Teaching Appointment, 2014

Duke Eye Center/Duke Medical Center

Fellowship, 2011

University of California -San Francisco

Residency, 2009, Ophthalmology

Cabrini Medical Center

Internship, 2006, Internal Medicine

University of California - San Francisco

Medical Education, 2005


Board Certifications
  • Ophthalmology, 2011, American Board of Ophthalmology