Dr. Pedro Cuba completed an internship at University of La Salle School of Optometry and Optilaser Clinic in Bogota, Colombia gaining full understanding of LASIK procedures and medical disease. He had many rotations around Puerto Rico practicing in government hospitals, school clinics, and interacting medically with low income families. He also completed an internship at the DIF of Guanajuato, Mexico under the management of Indiana School of Optometry. In addition, Dr. Cuba practiced with Dr Julio Rojas Ophthalmologist in Allentown, Pennsylvania, gaining experience in ocular disease and cataract surgery. Dr. Pedro Cuba participates as well, in many non-profit organizations such VOSH, traveling and helping low income families with their visual needs in Dominican Republic, Puerto Rico and Peru.
Dr. Pedro Cuba, was born in Peru, South America. His journey to America took one year and during that time he traveled to most of the Latin American countries, becoming immersed in their different culture idiosyncrasies and fully understanding each country’s way of life. He has either lived or visited Puerto Rico, Dominican Republic, Mexico, Argentina, Chile, Peru, Ecuador, Colombia, Venezuela, Panama, Costa Rica, Guatemala, El Salvador, Nicaragua, Honduras and Guatemala.
Dr. Pedro Cuba’s story of achievement began like most immigrants in this country, by working hard and understanding the principles of democracy and belief in the American dream. Dr. Cuba joined the Unites States Army and after many awards serving in the Gulf War and South Korea decided to leave the Army with an honorable discharge and moved to Texas where he studied Biology and Business Administration at University of Texas at Dallas.
Dr. Cuba got married, had children and became a bilingual early childhood teacher at the Dallas Independent School District for three years where he was involved with not only teaching his students to achieve and excel academically but also teaching their parents to learn English as a second language. After this period, he was accepted at the Inter-American University School of Optometry where he started practicing the full scope of optometry.