Albert Y. Cheung, M.D.


Cataracts, Corneal Disease, Dry Eye, Uveitis, Urgents

Fellowship Trained:

Cornea and External Disease

Getting to Know Dr. Cheung

Dr. Albert Cheung is part of the skilled Cornea team at Virginia Eye Consultants. Dr. Cheung joined VEC to provide world-class corneal and cataract care to patients. He offers advanced medical and surgical options for corneal diseases such as Fuchs dystrophy, Keratoconus, and severe ocular surface disease.

Dr. Cheung has given national and international lectures on various corneal and cataract topics. He has authored more than 50 peer-reviewed journal articles and book chapters. Additionally, he has presented numerous papers, abstracts, and posters at national meetings. His research focus has encompassed lamellar corneal transplantation (DMEK, DSAEK, DALK), limbal stem cell deficiency, ocular surface stem cell transplantation, and cataract outcomes.

Dr. Cheung enjoys spending his free time with family and friends. Outside of his professional career, Dr. Cheung is an experienced swimmer and participated on varsity swimming and water polo teams. He has recently taken on running as a hobby. Graduating college with a minor in studio art, he also has an interest in drawing and painting.

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Education & Training
  • Bachelor of Science
    Grove City College, Grove City, PA
  • Doctor of Medicine
    Penn State University College of Medicine
  • Residency Internship
    Beaumont Health System, Royal Oak, MI
  • Ophthalmology Residency
    Beaumont Health System, Royal Oak, MI
  • Cornea/External Disease Fellowship
    Cincinnati Eye Institute
Memberships & Affiliations
  • American Academy of Ophthalmology
  • Cornea Society
  • Holland Foundation for Sight Restoration
    Board member
  • American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery (ASCRS)
  • Virginia Society of Eye Physicians and Surgeons
Publications & Journals
  • Cornea
  • Journal of Cataract and Refractive Surgery
  • The Ocular Surface
  • Canadian Journal of Ophthalmology
Honors &Awards
  • Ophthalmology Residency Program Attending Physician of the Year, Eastern Virginia Medical School, 2018-2019
  • Chief Resident, William Beaumont Hospital, Ophthalmology Residency
  • 1st place in Resident Research, Michigan Society of Eye Physicians and Surgeons Annual Meeting

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