Charles Yu MD is an Assistant Professor of Ophthalmology at the Byers Eye Institute at Stanford. He received his undergraduate degree from the University of California Berkeley, his medical degree from University of California Davis, and completed ophthalmology residency training at Stanford University. He also completed both a research and a clinical fellowship in the subspecialty of Cornea and Refractive Surgery at Weill Cornell Medical College in New York. Prior to returning to Stanford Dr. Yu was an Assistant Professor at the Illinois Eye and Ear Infirmary in Chicago.
Dr. Yu is a board certified ophthalmologist and fellow of the American Academy of Ophthalmology. In addition to seeing patients with cataract, cornea and other anterior segment disorders, he leads an active research laboratory focused on developing new treatments for overcoming cornea blindness. His research is supported by the National Eye Institute and the Department of Defense.
Assistant Professor - Med Center Line, Ophthalmology
Honors & Awards
Member, Alpha Omega Alpha (June 2010)
Golden Apple Teaching Award, Illinois Eye and Ear Infirmary (June 2016)
Medical Education:University of California Davis School of Medicine (2010) CA
Board Certification: Ophthalmology, American Board of Ophthalmology (2016)
Fellowship:Weill Cornell Medical College Dept of Ophthalmology (2015) NY
Residency:Stanford University Ophthalmology Residency (2014) CA
Internship:Santa Clara Valley Medical Center Dept of Medicine (2011) CA