Dr. Sulene Chi, MD

Dr. Sulene Chi, MD

Ophthalmic Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery  ·  
Female  ·  
Age 40
Dr. Sulene Chi, MD is an ophthalmic plastic & reconstructive surgery specialist in Durham, NC and has been practicing for 15 years. She graduated from Duke University in 2003 and specializes in ophthalmic plastic & reconstructive surgery and ophthalmology.

2301 Erwin Rd

Durham, NC 27705

Contact Information

(919) 668-4000

Insurance Accepted

  • Medicaid

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Top Care Areas

See how frequently Dr. Chi performs your care needs compared to other doctors.

Ectropion of Eyelid
very high
more than 98% of peers
Drooping Eyelids (Ptosis)
very high
more than 95% of peers
Eyelid Surgery
very high
more than 94% of peers

Dr. Chi's percentages are based on the rate of treatment compared to peers nationwide from insurance data. Learn more info about our data and this Top Care Areas component.

2  Specialties

  • Ophthalmic Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery
  • Ophthalmology

1  Board Certifications

  • Ophthalmology
    Accredited by: American Board of Ophthalmology*

41  Conditions Treated

  • Acute Endophthalmitis
  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Bell's Palsy
  • Benign Neoplasm of Eye
  • Benign Tumor
  • Blepharitis
  • Blind Hypotensive Eye
  • Blocked Tear Duct
  • Brain Disorders
  • Cancer
  • Chalazion
  • Conjunctival Hemorrhage
  • Corneal Abrasion or Laceration
  • Corneal Diseases
  • Corneal Ulcer
  • Dacryoadenitis
  • Drooping Eyelids (Ptosis)
  • Ectropion of Eyelid
  • Endophthalmitis
  • Entropion
  • Exotropia
  • Eye Cancer
  • Eye Infections
  • Eyelid Disorders
  • Eyelid Spasm
  • Floaters
  • Malignant Neoplasm of Eye
  • Migraine
  • Optic Neuritis
  • Paralytic Strabismus
  • Pinguecula
  • Posterior Scleritis
  • Purulent Endophthalmitis
  • Strabismus
  • Stye
  • Tear Duct Disorders
  • Temporal Arteritis
  • Trichiasis
  • Ulcer
  • Vascular Disease


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25  Procedures

  • Blepharoplasty
  • Blepharorrhaphy
  • Botox® for Blepharospasm
  • Canthoplasty and Canthopexy
  • Carbon Dioxide Laser Skin Resurfacing Treatment
  • Cataract Removal Surgery
  • Cosmetic Botox® Injection
  • Cosmetic Eyelid Surgery
  • Dacryocystectomy
  • Dacryocystorhinostomy
  • Dacryocystostomy or Dacryocystotomy
  • Dermal Filler
  • Enucleation of Eye
  • Extraocular Muscle Surgery
  • Eye Surgery
  • Eyelid Surgery
  • Foreign Body Removal from Eye
  • Ocular Prosthetics
  • Orbital Decompression and Orbitotomy
  • Reconstructive Eyelid Surgery
  • Removal of Foreign Body from External Eye
  • Repair of Brow Ptosis and Blepharoptosis
  • Repair of Entropion or Ectropion
  • Repair of Lid Retraction
  • Tear Duct Surgery

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for North Carolina.

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.


  • Princeton University
    Undergraduate School | Graduated
  • Duke University
    Medical School | Graduated 2003
  • Duke Eye Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • Duke Eye Center
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Chi has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Chi's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Chi to family and friends
13 total reviews (5 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (13)

  • 5
  • 4
  • 3
  • 2
  • 1

Dr. Chi's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (5)

Dr. Chi exemplifies the best one can expect from a physician. She is not only great at what she does but also great at making you feel comfortable and confident that she has your best interest at heart, because she really does. Not many doctors can boast both qualities. She also has wonderful...more
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My experiences with the services provided by Dr. Chi and her assistants have been exceptional. I received great care and continuous follow-up after my initial eye surgery @ Jervey Surgical Center in Greenville, SC. Dr. Chi is concerned with her patients and works for perfection. I know because...more
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Dr. Chi is very detailed in reviewing all possibilities before determining the course of action she suggests. She then explained very clearly the choices of proposed procedures and reasons she would go with a specific one. She keeps the patient in the loop & able to make own choices even when the...more
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Dr. Chi is wonderful!! The surgery is perfect, She did such a fabulous job and kept both eyes completely even. Dr. Chi has one of the best bed-side manners I’ve ever experienced. She was warm and engaging from the first meeting. She took time to explain everything to me. She spoke in my terms...more
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Very unprofessional, stayed in the room less than 10 minutes, while telling me twice to stop interrupting her. She told me she couldn't help me because I am on medicare. She was rude. Her letter she wrote in my chart was as unprofessional as she is. I did however go to Emory where surgery was...more
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