Dr. Mamie C. Chan, OD

Dr. Mamie C. Chan, OD

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Optometry | Female

Dr. Chan grew up in Albuquerque and attended Sandia High School where she graduated in the top 10% of her class with honors. For her undergraduate school, Dr. Mamie Chan attended the University of Arizona and received a Bachelor of Science degree in Finance. She was on the Dean's Honor List for all four years, and received scholarships and grants based upon academic performance. Dr. Chan attended her father's alma mater, Illinois College of Optometry in Chicago, where she was on the Dean's List and received clinical honors, as well as scholarships based upon academic performance. Her clinical rotations were both diverse and challenging, she traveled Malmstrom Air Force Base in Montana, Rhode Island Veteran's Administration Hospital in Providence, Illinois Eye Institute in Chicago, Easter Seals in Chicago, and the Chicago Lighthouse, a non-profit organization that provides services to the blind and visually impaired. At her rotations, Dr. Chan became proficient in the areas of contact lenses, pediatrics, vision therapy, ocular disease, and low vision. Her knowledge of the most progressive technology and research has been an integral part of her practice. Dr. Chan has been very involved in her community, serving on numerous local, state, and federal committees and boards. She has served on all positions of the New Mexico Optometric Association, including committee chairs, Board of Trustees, and President. She has also served on all positions of the Illinois College of Optometry Alumni Council, including President. She also served on positions in the Chinese-American Citizens Alliance and the National Association of Women Business Owners. Additionally, Dr. Chan has been recognized by her commitment to the community with numerous awards, including the "Top 40 Under 40" by New Mexico Business Weekly. In 2007, was featured on the front cover of "Women in Optometry" magazine, and later she also received the "Young OD of the Year award" and the "Presidential Award" by the New Mexico Optometric Association. In 2013, Dr. Chan accepted the "Professional Achievement" award from the Illinois College of Optometry Alumni Council for her significant contribution to the profession of optometry. And for two consecutive publications of June 2014 and January 2015, Dr. Chan won the Albuquerque Journal's Reader's Choice Award as a Notable for the "Best Eye Doctor" Category. She is also is currently a principle investigator for clinical trials for emerging new contact lens technology and continually does clinical trial studies in her practice. Currently, Dr. Chan serves her profession on a national level by working on several committees for the American Optometric Association, of which less than 250 optometrists in the country are asked to serve on a national level. These committees include the AOA Workforce Study Group and the Federal Relations Committee. Dr. Chan is also a diplomate of the American Board of Optometry. Her philanthropic involvement and academic excellence exemplifies Dr. Chan's continual dedication and commitment to her profession and community.Read more

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Dr. Chan'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
    Under 10 minutes
Patient Reviews (2)
in Albuquerque , NM |
Dr Chan is amazing! She has helped my kids with their eye infections and thorough exams and also fitted me with great glasses!
in Albuquerque, NM |
Friendly and efficient. Love the doctor and the staff. They work together well as a team
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Dr. Chan grew up in Albuquerque and attended Sandia High School where she graduated in the top 10% of her class with honors. For her undergraduate school, Dr. Mamie Chan attended the University of Arizona and received a Bachelor of Science degree in Finance. She was on the Dean's Honor List for all four years, and received scholarships and grants based upon academic performance.

Dr. Chan attended her father's alma mater, Illinois College of Optometry in Chicago, where she was on the Dean's List and received clinical honors, as well as scholarships based upon academic performance. Her clinical rotations were both diverse and challenging, she traveled Malmstrom Air Force Base in Montana, Rhode Island Veteran's Administration Hospital in Providence, Illinois Eye Institute in Chicago, Easter Seals in Chicago, and the Chicago Lighthouse, a non-profit organization that provides services to the blind and visually impaired. At her rotations, Dr. Chan became proficient in the areas of contact lenses, pediatrics, vision therapy, ocular disease, and low vision. Her knowledge of the most progressive technology and research has been an integral part of her practice.

Dr. Chan has been very involved in her community, serving on numerous local, state, and federal committees and boards. She has served on all positions of the New Mexico Optometric Association, including committee chairs, Board of Trustees, and President. She has also served on all positions of the Illinois College of Optometry Alumni Council, including President. She also served on positions in the Chinese-American Citizens Alliance and the National Association of Women Business Owners. Additionally, Dr. Chan has been recognized by her commitment to the community with numerous awards, including the "Top 40 Under 40" by New Mexico Business Weekly. In 2007, was featured on the front cover of "Women in Optometry" magazine, and later she also received the "Young OD of the Year award" and the "Presidential Award" by the New Mexico Optometric Association. In 2013, Dr. Chan accepted the "Professional Achievement" award from the Illinois College of Optometry Alumni Council for her significant contribution to the profession of optometry. And for two consecutive publications of June 2014 and January 2015, Dr. Chan won the Albuquerque Journal's Reader's Choice Award as a Notable for the "Best Eye Doctor" Category. She is also is currently a principle investigator for clinical trials for emerging new contact lens technology and continually does clinical trial studies in her practice.

Currently, Dr. Chan serves her profession on a national level by working on several committees for the American Optometric Association, of which less than 250 optometrists in the country are asked to serve on a national level. These committees include the AOA Workforce Study Group and the Federal Relations Committee. Dr. Chan is also a diplomate of the American Board of Optometry. Her philanthropic involvement and academic excellence exemplifies Dr. Chan's continual dedication and commitment to her profession and community.

Dr. Chan's Care Philosophy

Eye care clinic and optical dispensery: To preserve and enhance our most precious sense of sight

Dr. Chan's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:

  •  Specializes in Optometry
  •  Malpractice claims in New Mexico not available
  •  No sanctions found
  •  No board actions found

Awards & Recognition

  • Awards & Honors
    • Healthgrades Honor Roll
    • NMOA Young OD of the Year, 2010
    • Top 40 Under 40, 2006
    • NMOA Presidential Award, 2009
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Board Certifications

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  • Optometry

Conditions Treated

  • Accidental Eye Injuries
  • Acute Angle-Closure Glaucoma
  • Allergic Conjunctivitis
  • Astigmatism
  • Bacterial Conjunctivitis
  • Binocular Vision Disorder
  • Black Eye
  • Blepharitis
  • Blurred Vision
  • Cataract
  • Chemical Burn - Eyes
  • Chronic Eye Diseases
  • Color Blindness
  • Congenital Glaucoma
  • Conjunctival Disorders
  • Corneal Abrasion
  • Corneal Flash Burns
  • Corneal Scar
  • Diabetes-Like Blepharitis
  • Diabetes-Like Retinal Edema
  • Diabetic Eye Disease
  • Diabetic Retinopathy
  • Dilatation
  • Dry Eyes
  • Esophoria
  • Esotropia
  • Exophoria
  • Exotropia
  • Eye Disease
  • Eye Infections
  • Eye Muscle Disorders
  • Eye Strain
  • Eye Trauma
  • Eyelid Disorders
  • Eyelid Eczema
  • Eyelid Inflammation
  • Eyelid Lesions
  • Farsightedness
  • Floaters
  • Foreign Body in Eye
  • Glaucoma
  • Hazy Vision
  • Hypertensive Retinopathy
  • Keratoconus
  • Lazy Eye
  • Low Vision
  • Macular Degeneration
  • Macular Dystrophy
  • Mechanical Strabismus
  • Nearsightedness
  • Night Blindness
  • Ocular Hypertension
  • Optic Nerve Disorder
  • Optic Neuropathy
  • Pediatric Strabismus
  • Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
  • Poor Color Vision
  • Presbyopia
  • Primary Open Angle Glaucoma
  • Pterygium
  • Reading Disorders
  • Refractive Error
  • Refractive Eye Disorders
  • Retinal Artery Occlusion
  • Retinal Degeneration
  • Retinal Edema
  • Retinal Migraine
  • Retinal Scarring
  • Severe Myopia
  • Strabismus-Like Double Vision
  • Stye
  • Vision Impairment
  • Vision Loss
  • Visual Aura
  • Visual Dysfunction
  • Visual Field Loss
  • Watering Eyes

Education

  • Medical School
    Illinois College of Optometry

    Graduated in 2000

  • Undergraduate School
    University of Arizona

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

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Specialties

  • Optometry

Procedures Performed

  • Allergy Drops
  • Allergy Treatment
  • Contact Lens Exams
  • Diabetes Eye Care
  • Diabetic Eye Exam
  • Eye Drops
  • Eye Examination
  • Eye Patch
  • Eyeglasses
  • Foreign Body Removal
  • Foreign Body Removal from Eye
  • Glaucoma Treatment
  • Implantable Contact Lens
  • Ocular Inflammation (Uveitis) Treatment
  • Post-Operative Care
  • Pre-Operative Care
  • Prism Lenses
  • Punctal Plug Insertion
  • Soft Contact Lenses
  • Strabismus Examination
  • Vision Screening