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Jessica Chow, MD

Assistant Professor of Ophthalmology and Visual Science; Residency Director

Contact Information

Jessica Chow, MD

Patient Care Location

  • Temple Medical Center
    40 Temple Street, Ste Room 376
    New Haven, CT, 06510

Mailing Address

  • Yale Eye Center

    PO Box 208061

    New Haven, CT, 06520-8061

    United States

Jessica Chow
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Biography

Dr. Chow earned her BS at Stanford, and MD at Duke School of Medicine, where she earned an Anlyan Senior Scholarship, received a Howard Hughes research fellowship, and was elected to AOA. Following internship at Kaiser in California, Dr. Chow completed her Ophthalmology Residency at Duke, and was recognized with the Edward K. Isbey, Jr., Resident Award for excellence in clinical care, ethics, and research. She then served a postgraduate year as Chief Resident. She completed her cornea fellowship at the Bascom Palmer Eye Institute in Miami before joining the faculty at Yale. She is the Director of the Cornea and External Disease service at Yale. Dr. Chow’s clinical interests include corneal transplantation (full-thickness penetrating keratoplasty, deep anterior lamellar keratoplasty (DALK), and endothelial keratoplasty (DSAEK and DMEK). She treats a variety of corneal conditions including dry eye, ocular surface disease, graft vs host disease, infectious keratitis, and keratoconus. She also performs cataract surgery with the latest technology including femtosecond laser-assisted cataract surgery and intraoperative aberrometry. Her research interests include medical education. Dr. Chow won the departmental full-time faculty teaching award in 2014 and has served as Residency Program Director since 2014.  She is a member of the American Academy of Ophthalmology (AAO), the Association of University Professors in Ophthalmology (AUPO), and the American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery (ASCRS).

Education & Training

  • MD
    Duke University Medical Center (2006)
  • BS
    Stanford University (2001)
  • Fellowship
    Bascom Palmer Eye Institute
  • Residency
    Duke University Eye Center
  • Internship
    Kaiser Permanente Medical Center
  • Board Certification
    AB of Ophthalmology, Ophthalmology (2011)

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