Dr. Alice Cioara, OD


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    In 2001, Dr. Alice Cioara graduated from Barry University, located in Miami Shores, Florida, where she completed her Bachelors of Science degree - Biology (major) and Chemistry (minor). Following in 2005, she successfully attained the Doctor of Optometry degree at Nova Southeastern University College of Optometry located in Fort Lauderdale, Florida. During her optometric education, Dr. Cioara completed an externship at the Tianjin Medical University Eye Hospital in Tianjin, China, where she studied under the supervision of Dr. Wang (Director of refractive surgery) and Dr. Zhao (Director of the eye hospital and of the department of strabismus). Dr. Cioara's areas of experience during her externship were concentrated in the areas of glaucoma, refractive surgery, and strabismus. Since education has always been an integral component in Dr. Cioara's upbringing, she continued her post-graduate studies at The Huizenga College of Business at Nova Southeastern University, where in 2009 she received the degree of Master of Business Administration. With great opportunities arising, Dr. Cioara established a private practice in Staunton, Virginia in August of 2010 and in 2016 she moved her practice to Charlottesville, which gave her the opportunity serve the Charlottesville and neighboring communities with excellent clinical eye care! Dr. Cioara is a member of the American Optometric Association (AOA) and is TPA board certified in the following states: Virginia, Kentucky, and Florida. In addition, Dr. Cioara is also a member of the Florida Optometric Association (FOA), along with the following local societies: Broward County Optometric Association (BCOA), Miami-Dade Optometric Physicians Association (MDOPA). On a personal note, Dr. Cioara’s primary loves include serving God, her family, and patients faithfully. She also enjoys leisurely reading and attending the theatre.

    Medical Specialties and Areas of Expertise

    Optometrist (Eye & Vision Specialist)

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    C-Luminous Eyecare

    1638 Rio Rd E

    Charlottesville, VA 22901

    (434) 973-7996

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    Frequently Asked Questions

    Is Dr. Alice Cioara accepting new patients?

    Yes, Dr. Alice Cioara is accepting new patients at this time.

    Does Dr. Alice Cioara offer online booking?

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    Which language(s) does Dr. Alice Cioara speak?

    Dr. Alice Cioara speaks English.

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