Dr. Glenn Yiu, MD

Dr. Glenn Yiu, MD

Ophthalmology  |  
Male  |  
Age 39
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Dr. Glenn Yiu, MD is an ophthalmology specialist in Sacramento, CA and has been practicing for 4 years. He graduated from Harvard Medical School in 2008 and specializes in ophthalmology.Read his story

4860 Y St Ste 2400

Sacramento, CA 95817

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • American Republic
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of North Carolina
  • Cigna
  • Health Net
  • MultiPlan
  • Western Health Advantage

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Top Care Areas

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Retina Diseases
very high
more than 89% of peers
Retinoschisis
normal
more than 84% of peers
Retinal Dystrophy
normal
more than 80% of peers

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Dr. Yiu's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Yiu "Dr. Yiu is a vitreoretinal specialist at the UC Davis Eye Center. He received his medical training at Harvard Medical School, where his graduate research explored nervous system regeneration and earned a PhD in Neurobiology. After residency at the Harvard / Massachusetts Eye & Ear Infirmary, he underwent fellowship training in vitreoretinal surgery at Duke University, where he was also involved in advanced ocular imaging research to study mechanisms of macular degeneration and diabetic retinopathy. Dr. Yiu's primary clinical focus is the diagnosis and treatment of retinal diseases, including macular degeneration, diabetic retinopathy, retinal vascular and inflammatory diseases, macular hole, macular pucker, and retinal detachment. His medical and surgical practice is complemented by innovative research exploring the pathophysiology and potential treatments for retinal diseases, with special interests in retinal biology and regenerative medicine. He has published numerous peer-reviewed scientific papers and book chapters, and has given lectures nationally and internationally. He is a reviewer for several ophthalmology journals, and is a course lecturer at the American Academy of Ophthalmology. Dr. Yiu has also been the recipient of numerous prestigious award including the Ronald G. Michels Foundation Fellowship Award, the Heed Ophthalmic Foundation Fellowship Award, the Retina Society Fellowship Research Award, and the Macula Society Evangelos S. Gragoudas Award. "

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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Yiu "Dr. Yiu strongly believes in patient education, and works with his patients together as a team to develop their treatment plans. He encourages his patients to ask questions, and takes the time to carefully explain their condition to them. By helping each patient understand the nature of their eye disease, and also providing up-to-date information about clinical trials and retina research, he strives to help them make informed decisions about their eye care. Dr. Yiu strives to provide compassionate care to all his patients, and enjoys developing a long-term relationship of mutual trust and respect with each individual that he sees."
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Specialties

  • Ophthalmology
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Board Certifications

  • Ophthalmology
    Accredited by: American Board of Physician Specialties*
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Conditions Treated

  • Acute Endophthalmitis
  • Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Aphakia and Other Disorders of Lens
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Autoimmune Thyroid Diseases
  • Benign Neoplasm of Choroid
  • Benign Neoplasm of Eye
  • Benign Tumor
  • Blepharitis
  • Blind Hypotensive Eye
  • Blindness
  • Brain Disorders
  • Cancer
  • Cataract
  • Central Serous Chorioretinopathy
  • Chorioretinal Scars
  • Chorioretinitis
  • Choroidal Neovascular Membranes (CNVM)
  • Chronic Endophthalmitis
  • Conjunctival Hemorrhage
  • Corneal Diseases
  • Corneal Erosion
  • Corneal Ulcer
  • Cystoid Macular Edema
  • Degenerative Disorders of Globe
  • Diabetic Macular Edema (DME)
  • Diabetic Retinopathy
  • Diplopia
  • Drusen
  • Dry Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Dry Eyes
  • Endophthalmitis
  • Entropion
  • Exotropia
  • Eye Cancer
  • Eye Infections
  • Eyelid Disorders
  • Floaters
  • Focal Chorioretinitis and Focal Retinochoroiditis
  • Fuchs' Corneal Dystrophy
  • Glaucoma
  • Graves' Disease
  • Headache
  • Hyphema
  • Hypotony of Eye
  • Iritis
  • Keratitis
  • Macular Degeneration
  • Macular Edema
  • Macular Hole
  • Macular Pucker
  • Malignant Neoplasm of Eye
  • Nearsightedness
  • Ocular Hypertension
  • Optic Neuritis
  • Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
  • Progressive High Myopia
  • Pterygium
  • Purulent Endophthalmitis
  • Retina Diseases
  • Retinal Artery Occlusion
  • Retinal Detachment and Retinal Tear
  • Retinal Dystrophy
  • Retinal Hemorrhage
  • Retinal Ischemia
  • Retinal Neovascularization
  • Retinal Tear
  • Retinal Vein Occlusion
  • Retinitis Pigmentosa (RP)
  • Retinoblastoma
  • Retinopathy of Prematurity (ROP)
  • Retinoschisis
  • Sarcoidosis
  • Senile Cataracts
  • Sjögren's Syndrome
  • Sympathetic Uveitis
  • Thyroid Disease
  • Ulcer
  • Uveitis
  • Vascular Disease
  • Visual Field Defects
  • Vitreous Hemorrhage
  • Wet Age-Related Macular Degeneration

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Procedures

  • Cataract Removal Surgery
  • Destruction of Lesion of Retina and Choroid
  • Eye Surgery
  • Ocular Prosthetics
  • Paracentesis of Anterior Eye
  • Repair of Retinal Detachment
  • Repair of Retinal Detachment or Retinal Tear
  • Retinal Laser Photocoagulation
  • Retinal Laser Surgery
  • Scleral Buckling
  • Vitrectomy
  • Vitrectomy (incl. Macular Hole Repair)
  • Vitreoretinal Surgery

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for California.

0 Sanctions

No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

0 Board Actions

No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

Education

  • Columbia University / College Of Physicians and Surgeons
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 2000
  • Harvard Medical School
    Medical School | Graduated 2008
  • Brigham & Women's Hosp, Harvard Med Sch
    Internship Hospital | Completed 2009
  • Massachusetts Eye & Ear Infirmary/Harvard Medical School
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2012
  • Duke University
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2014

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Yiu has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Chinese, Cantonese
  • Chinese, Mandarin

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Yiu's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Yiu to family and friends
5.0
based on 1 review (1 with a comment)

Likelihood to Recommend (1)

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Dr. Yiu's Performance

Trustworthiness
EXCELLENT
Explains condition(s) well
EXCELLENT
Answers Questions
EXCELLENT
Time well spent
EXCELLENT

Office & Staff Performance

Scheduling
EXCELLENT
Office environment
EXCELLENT
Staff friendliness
EXCELLENT
Average wait time
31 to 45 minutes

Patient Comments (1)

in Davis, CA
Excellent doc. Takes his time to talk to me and made me feel very comfortable.
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