Dr. Victor Chiu, MD

Dr. Victor Chiu, MD

Ophthalmology  ·  
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Age 44
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Dr. Victor Chiu, MD is an ophthalmology specialist in Tacoma, WA and has been practicing for 12 years. He graduated from University Of Rochester School Of Medicine And Dentistry in 2002 and specializes in ophthalmology.Read his story

3602 S 19th St

Tacoma, WA 98405

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Group Health Cooperative
  • Humana
  • Medicaid
  • Medicare
  • UnitedHealthCare

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Top Care Areas

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

Nearsightedness
very high
more than 99% of peers
Excision of Chalazion
very high
more than 98% of peers
Farsightedness
very high
more than 97% of peers

Dr. Chiu'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.

Dr. Chiu's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Chiu "Dr. Chiu enjoys traveling, sports, photography, and the excellent food scene in the Pacific Northwest."

1  Specialties

  • Ophthalmology

1  Board Certifications

  • Ophthalmology
    Accredited by: American Board of Ophthalmology*

31  Conditions Treated

  • Astigmatism
  • Blepharitis
  • Cataract
  • Chalazion
  • Conjunctival Hemorrhage
  • Corneal Diseases
  • Corneal Ulcer
  • Degenerative Disorders of Globe
  • Diabetic Retinopathy
  • Diplopia
  • Drusen
  • Dry Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Dry Eyes
  • Ectropion of Eyelid
  • Endophthalmitis
  • Exotropia
  • Eye Disease
  • Eye Infections
  • Eyelid Disorders
  • Farsightedness
  • Keratitis
  • Nearsightedness
  • Ocular Hypertension
  • Orbital Cellulitis
  • Pinguecula
  • Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
  • Presbyopia
  • Pterygium
  • Refractive Eye Disorders
  • Senile Cataracts
  • Wet Age-Related Macular Degeneration

12  Procedures

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

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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

  • University of California At Los Angeles
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1996
  • University Of Rochester School Of Medicine And Dentistry
    Medical School | Graduated 2002
  • University of California At Irvine / California College of Medicine & Surgery
    Internship Hospital | Completed 2003
  • University of Minnesota Medical Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2006

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Chiu has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Chiu's Reviews

3.7
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Chiu to family and friends
7 total reviews (2 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (7)

  • 5
    (4)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (1)
  • 2
    (1)
  • 1
    (1)

Dr. Chiu's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    VERY GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well

    VERY GOOD
  • Answers questions

    VERY GOOD
  • Time well spent

    VERY GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    EXCELLENT
  • Office environment

    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness

    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time

    16 to 30 minutes

Patient Comments (2)

Dr. Chiu is very attentive to all the details required for cataract surgery. I was a bit concerned before surgery but Dr. Chiu put me at ease. The post op appointments exceeded my expectations, with Dr. Chiu' s attention to my questions and concerns. His professionalism is remarkable. I highly...more
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Dr Chui answered all my questions prior to my cataract surgery and took the time and effort necessary to provide me with an excellent outcome. Dr Chui and his staff provided professional and friendly care during surgery as well as the followup appointments. I highly recommend Dr Chui to all my...more
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