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Sarah Merrill, MD

Sarah Merrill, MD

Dr. Merrill joined Virginia Eye Center in 2007. She is a board certified ophthalmologist with a primary focus in traditional and laser cataract surgery, including advanced intraocular lens implants. In addition, she regularly performs micro invasive glaucoma surgery to help those with glaucoma. She is one of the first surgeons to perform laser cataract surgery in Loudoun County. Dr. Merrill regularly volunteers on mission trips performing cataract surgery to those in need in Honduras and Kenya. She serves on the boards of Loudoun Ambulatory Surgery Center and Northern Virginia Academy of Ophthalmology. She has been named one of Washingtonian Magazine’s Top Doctors.


  • Bachelor of Arts in Psychology with minor in French– University of Virginia, Charlottesville, VA
  • Master of Science in Physiology and Biophysics – Georgetown University School of Medicine, Washington, DC
  • Medical Doctor Degree – Georgetown University School of Medicine, Washington, DC
  • Internship in Internal Medicine & Surgery – Georgetown University/INOVA Fairfax Hospital, Fairfax, VA
  • Residency in Ophthalmology – Georgetown University Hospital, Washington, DC

Professional Memberships

  • Board Certified Diplomate of the American Board of Ophthalmology
  • Member, American Academy of Ophthalmology
  • Member, American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgeons
  • Member, Virginia Society of Eye Physicians & Surgeons
  • Member, Northern Virginia Ophthalmology Association

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