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Steven Yeh, MD

Specialty in Ophthamology

Steven Yeh, MD, is a board-certified ophthalmologist at Emory University School of Medicine's Emory Eye Center, where he also holds the M. Louise Simpson Endowed Professorship in Ophthalmology and directs the Uveitis and Vasculitis Service. A vitreoretinal physician and surgeon, Dr. Yeh's areas of expertise include advanced diagnostics for the care of adult and pediatric uveitis, age-related macular degeneration, diabetic retinopathy, ocular trauma, retinal vascular disease, retinal detachment surgery, and autoimmune conditions that can affect the eyes. He has worked with the NIH and World Health Organization to serve on the front lines of the Ebola crisis in the U.S. and Africa, pursue clinical research interests, and ultimately build a program around infectious diseases of the eye. Internationally recognized for his clinical expertise, teaching, and research, Dr. Yeh has published more than 200 peer-reviewed publications and abstracts, many of which have been presented at premier ophthalmology conferences and meetings around the world. Dedicated to improving access to and the delivery of care, Dr. Yeh has partnered with colleagues, trainees, and industry to inform the development of diagnostic procedures, drug treatment, and surgical innovations in ophthalmology Dr. Yeh is a member of several professional societies and committees — including the American Academy of Ophthalmology Ophthalmic Technology Assessment Committee and the American Uveitis Society Executive Committee. He has received awards through the American Society of Retina Specialists, Macula Society and the Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology.