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Dr. David Chin Yee, MD is a vitreoretinal disease specialist in Macon, GA and has been practicing for 3 years. He graduated from University of Miami Miller School of Medicine in 2009 and specializes in vitreoretinal disease & surgery and ophthalmology.Read his story
This content was provided by Dr. Chin Yee "Dr. David Chin Yee grew up in Kingston, Jamaica until the age of 16. He then moved to South Florida where he graduated at the top of his class from St. Thomas Aquinas High School. Dr. Chin Yee received his Bachelor of Science degree, Summa Cum Laude, in Biomedical Engineering from the University of Miami. For his senior project, a novel eye drop holder, he was awarded the most outstanding senior design project, in addition to an Invention Disclosure with the University. Dr. Chin Yee then attended the University of Miami Miller School of Medicine where he founded a medical mission to his home country of Jamaica. During his residency at The Henry Ford Hospital in Detroit, Michigan, he was elected to serve as Chief Resident during his final year of residency. While there, in addition to refining his clinical care of patients, Dr. Chin Yee was actively involved in a variety of research projects. After residency, he attended Washington University in St. Louis, considered one of the top institutions for Ophthalmology in the U.S. News rankings for a fellowship in vitreo-retinal surgery. There, he trained with international leaders in both surgical and medical care of retinal diseases. During his fellowship he cared for patients at Washington University in St. Louis, Barnes-Jewish Hospital, The University Eye Services clinic, John Cochrane Veteran Affairs Hospital, and Eye Associates, while participating in the clinical instruction of residents at those hospitals. He was also honored with the prestigious Golden Apple award, given for outstanding dedication and contribution to resident education by his residents and peers, while in St. Louis. He has published journal articles on many retinal topics including age-related macular degeneration (AMD), diabetic retinopathy, central serous choroidopathy, vitreo-retinal surgery, and ocular trauma. He has presented these research findings at prestigious national meetings including the American Association of Retina Specialists (ASRS), the American Academy of Ophthalmology (AAO), and The Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology (ARVO). Dr. Chin Yee is also a member of the American Academy of Ophthalmology (AAO), the American Society of Retina Specialists (ASRS), the Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology (ARVO), the Georgia Society of Ophthalmology (GSO) and the Ophthalmological society of the West Indies (OSWI)."