Dr. Maria Martinez earned her undergraduate degree in Biology from Florida International University Honors College. While completing her undergraduate degree, Dr. Martinez worked as a clinic research coordinator for multiple National Eye Institute (NEI) pediatric studies. Dr. Martinez completed her doctorate degree and a Bachelors in Vision Science from Nova Southeastern College of Optometry in Fort Lauderdale, Fla. Upon graduation, she completed her Ocular Disease residency with emphasis in glaucoma. Dr. Martinez is an active member of the Florida Optometric Association and Miami-Dade Optometric Physician Association.
Dr. Martinez was born in Sancti Spíritus, Cuba, and raised in Miami, Florida. She is lucky to have a beautiful and supportive family who have motivated and supported her throughout her career.
Outside of the exam room, Dr. Martinez has a passion for educating the public on ocular health. Additionally, she enjoys living a balanced lifestyle, traveling the world, trying new foods, spending time with her loved ones and miniature goldendoodle, Maddox.