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Dr. Chin Yee's bio
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)."
Vitreoretinal Disease & Surgery
Accredited by: American Board of Ophthalmology*
Aphakia and Other Disorders of Lens
Benign Neoplasm of Eye
Central Serous Chorioretinopathy
Contusion of the Eyeball
Diabetic Macular Edema (DME)
Dry Age-Related Macular Degeneration
Malignant Neoplasm of Eye
Retinal Detachment and Retinal Tear
Retinal Vein Occlusion
Retinitis Pigmentosa (RP)
Retinopathy of Prematurity (ROP)
Uveitis and Iridocyclitis
Wet Age-Related Macular Degeneration
Destruction of Lesion of Retina and Choroid
Diabetic Eye Exam
Macular Pucker Surgery
Paracentesis of Anterior Eye
Repair of Eye Laceration
Repair of Retinal Detachment or Retinal Tear
Retinal Laser Surgery
Vitrectomy (incl. Macular Hole Repair)
0 Malpractice Claims
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University of Miami
Undergraduate School | Graduated 2005
University of Miami Miller School of Medicine
Medical School | Graduated 2009
Jackson Mem Hosp-U Miami
Internship Hospital | Completed 2010
Henry Ford Hlth System
Residency Hospital | Completed 2013
Washington University In St Louis School of Medicine
Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2015
Awards & Recognition
Awards & Honors
Healthgrades Honor Roll
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