On October 20, 2021, Dr. Cynthia Noguera successfully matched into the American Society of Ophthalmic Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery (ASOPRS) accredited two-year fellowship program at the University of Tennessee Hamilton Eye Institute in Memphis and Tennessee Oculoplastics in Nashville. ASOPRS fellowships are highly coveted and among the most competitive fellowship programs within ophthalmology. Roughly two dozen positions are available every year to applicants from across the country.
Dr. Cynthia Noguera is a 2018 graduate of LSU Health Shreveport School of Medicine where she served as president of her medical school class. Other medical school achievements include the John C. McDonald Award, the Ronald B. George Scholars in Medicine scholarship, and the Gold Humanism Honor Society. She was also the co-founder of the Shreveport Medical Society-Medical Student Partnership and served as the president from 2016-2018. After completing her internship in Internal Medicine at LSUHS, she entered her ophthalmology residency in 2019 and will graduate in June 2022. During her residency, she served as vice president of the LSUHS Resident Council and as a committee member of the LSUHS School of Medicine Admissions Committee.