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Cindy W. Chao, MD, PhD

  • Comprehensive Ophthalmology
  • Cornea, Cataract, Diseases and Surgery of the Anterior Segment
  • Dry Eye
  • Refractive Surgery/LASIK
Location(s) East Weymouth
Easton
Plymouth
Quincy
Education

B.S., M.S. Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Ph.D. Molecular Genetics, Harvard Medical School
M.D. Harvard Medical School

Ophthalmology Residency

Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary,
Harvard Medical School

Fellowship

Cornea and Refractive Surgery, Moran Eye Center, University of Utah

Certification

American Board of Ophthalmology, 2003

Dr. Cindy W. Chao received both her MD and PhD from Harvard Medical School through a National Institutes of Health scholarship award. Following her Ophthalmology residency at the Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary, Harvard Medical School, she completed her fellowship in Cornea and Refractive Surgery at the Moran Eye Center, University of Utah, Salt Lake City.  Dr. Chao completed her undergraduate studies at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and received the Association of MIT Alumnae award for highest academic excellence.

Dr. Chao's clinical focus includes cataract surgery as well as cornea and refractive surgery.  Dr. Chao also enjoys seeing pediatric patients in addition to her adult patients.  She has published articles in numerous peer-reviewed journals and is well-versed in the latest ophthalmic surgical techniques. She also enjoys participating in volunteer community service activities, serving the elderly and pediatric populations.

Dr. Chao is on staff at the Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary, South Shore Hospital, Beth Israel Deaconess Hospital-Milton, Signature Healthcare/Brockton Hospital, Carney Hospital, Good Samaritan Medical Center and New England Eye Surgical Center.

Dr. Chao is a member of the American Academy of Ophthalmology and the American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgeons.

 

 

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