Dr. Pfeiffer is board certified by the American Board of Ophthalmology and is a member of the American Society of Ophthalmic Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, American Academy of Ophthalmology, the Texas Ophthalmology Association and the medical honor society, Alpha Omega Alpha.
Dr. Pfeiffer is not only experienced in all areas of General Ophthalmology, but also has advanced training in eyelid, orbit, tear duct system and facial cosmetic and reconstructive surgery. She earned her Doctor of Medicine at the University Of Texas Medical School at Houston, where she was honored as the most outstanding student in her specialty. She was also voted “Outstanding Resident” by her fellow residents at the Ruiz Department of Ophthalmology and Visual Science at The University of Texas Medical School at Houston. She then completed a special two-year fellowship in Oculofacial Plastic Surgery at the Eyestetica and USC Roski Eye Institute at the Keck School of Medicine, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, California.
Dr. Pfeiffer has more than 40 papers and abstracts published in leading medical journals, and has presented her work at more than 15 Ophthalmology and Oculoplastic and Reconstructive Surgery conferences. A few of her many honors and awards include Outstanding Resident, and Champion of the Quarter for excellence in patient care and advocacy. She is an alumni of Duke University and speaks Spanish as a second language. When she isn’t treating patients, she enjoys skiing, cycling, rock climbing, and hiking.