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Dr. Charles Yu Ophthalmology

Charles Yu, MD


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Dr. Charles Yu is an Assistant Professor of Ophthalmology at the University of Illinois College of Medicine. Dr. Yu is fellowship-trained in corneal, cataract, and refractive surgery. His clinical interests include diseases of the external eye, cornea, and ocular surface, and corneal replacement. His research focuses on treatments for corneal blindness through the development of keratoprostheses and artificial corneas.

Gender : Male
Language : English, Mandarin (Chinese)

Specialties & Services

  • Ophthalmology
  • Cornea
  • Cataract
  • Penetrating Keratoplasty
  • Endothelial Keratoplasty
  • Keratoprosthesis


Ear & Eye Infirmary (EEI), Cornea Service

1855 W. Taylor St.
Chicago, IL 60612


  • Fellowship: Cornell University
  • Residency: Stanford University
  • Medical School: University of California, Davis
  • Postgraduate: Howard Hughes Medical Institute
  • Board Certification: Ophthalmology