Yvonne I-Fang Chu, M.D., M.B.A.

Professor
Baylor College of Medicine

Yvonne I-Fang Chu, M.D., M.B.A. Photo

Position

Professor
Ophthalmology-Departmental
Baylor College of Medicine
Houston, TX US

Address

Jamail Specialty Care Center - Alkek Eye Center (Clinic)
1977 Butler Blvd
3rd Floor
Houston, Texas 77030
United States
(713) 798-6100
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Neurosensory Center (Shipping)
Room: NEUR-C 109
Mail Stop: NC205
Houston, Texas 77030
United States
(713) 798-5077
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Jamail Specialty Care Center - Alkek Eye Center (Work)
1977 Butler Blvd
3rd Floor
Houston, Texas 77030
United States
(713) 798-6100
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Ben Taub Hospital (Office)
1504 Taub Loop
Houston, Texas 77030
United States
(713) 873-5451
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Certifications

  • Fellow
    American Board of Ophthalmology

Education

  • Fellowship at Legacy Health System - Devers Eye Institute
    07/2011 - Portland, OR

  • Residency at Baylor College of Medicine - Cullen Eye Institute
    06/2003 - Houston, TX

  • Internship at Baylor College of Medicine
    06/2000 - Houston, TX

  • MBA from Rice University
    05/2005 - Houston, TX United States

Language

  • English

Gender

  • Female

Professional Statement

Dr. Yvonne Chu is Professor of Ophthalmology at the Cullen Eye Institute and Baylor College of Medicine. She graduated with honors (Magna Cum Laude) and obtained B.A. in Biology from Texas A&M University in College Station and later completed B.A. degree in Spanish from The University of Texas in Austin. In 1995, Dr. Chu started medical school at Baylor College of Medicine and went on to complete Ophthalmology Residency at Baylor College of Medicine. In July 2003, Dr. Chu joined the Baylor Faculty and continued her studies at Rice University, Jesse Jones Graduate School of Business graduating in May 2005 with Master of Business Administration degree. She practiced comprehensive ophthalmology for 7 years prior to returning for sub-specialty training in Glaucoma. In July 2011, Dr. Chu completed a one year fellowship in Glaucoma at the Devers Eye Institute and Casey Eye Institute of Oregon Health & Science University in Portland, Oregon. Dr. Chu’s clinical interests include medical and surgical treatment for glaucoma in adults, and cataract surgery combined with glaucoma interventions including minimally invasive glaucoma surgery such as Hydrus, iStent, Xen gel implants. Dr. Chu has served as the Chief of Ophthalmology Service for Ben Taub Hospital since joining the faculty in 2003 and in July 2012, she also assumed the role of Medical Director for Baylor Affiliated Community Health Center Eye Services at Harris Health System overseeing 4 outlying Optometry Clinics and 8 teleretina diabetic retinopathy screening sites. She has special interest in teaching and has been twice recognized with the Dan B. Jones Teaching Award for excellence in resident education.

Professional Interests

  • Medical and Surgical Management of Glaucoma

  • Cataract surgery

  • Clinical Interest: Neovascular Glaucoma, Trauma Related Glaucoma, and Ocular Hypertension,

Physician Specialties

  • Ophthalmology

  • Surgical Specialties

Professional Specialties

  • Glaucoma

  • Cataract

Memberships

  • American Glaucoma Society

  • American Academy of Ophthalmology