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Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences

Rachel SobelRachel Sobel, MD

Dr. Sobel completed a Fellowship in Oculoplastic and Orbital Surgery at the University of Iowa Hospitals & Clinics in June 2013. She is currently an ophthalmologist at Vanderbilt University Medical Center.


  • BA (History of Science), Harvard University
  • MD, University of California, San Francisco, School of Medicine
  • Preliminary Medicine, Lenox Hill Hospital, New York, NY
  • Ophthalmology Residency, Wills Eye Institute, Philadelphia, PA
  • Fellowship, Oculoplastic and Orbital Surgery, University of Iowa Department of Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences

EyeRounds Articles

  1. Risma JM, Sobel RK, Allen RC. Enophthalmos Secondary to Metastatic Breast Cancer. December 23, 2011; Available from:
  2. McAllister AR, Sobel RK, Allen RC. Spontaneous Retrobulbar Hemorrhage with Subsequent Orbital Compartment Syndrome. April 18, 2013; Available from:
last updated: 9/14/2021