Elizabeth Yeu, M.D.


Cataracts, Lasik Refractive Surgery, Corneal Disease, Dry Eye, Uveitis, Urgents

Fellowship Trained:

Cornea, Anterior Segment, and Refractive Surgery

Getting to Know Dr. Yeu

Dr. Yeu is a nationally recognized leader and influential physician and educator in the eye care industry. She has authored hundreds of articles and is a frequent lecturer nationally and internationally in the areas of refractive cataract surgery, anterior segment reconstruction, ocular surface disease management and surgical management of astigmatism. Dr. Yeu is actively involved in clinical research of new technologies and therapies to enhance overall vision and ocular health. She is highly regarded for her commitment to exceptional patient outcomes by incorporating novel therapeutics and advanced surgical techniques into her practice.

Dr. Yeu is married to Stephen Lin, a general surgeon in Chesapeake, Virginia, and has two young children. They enjoy spending time together reading, going to the movies and the theatre, and playing board games as a family.

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  • Memberships & Affiliations
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  • Medical Publications & Journals

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Education & Training
  • Bachelor of Science
    University of Florida College of Medicine, Gainesville, FL
  • Medical Doctorate
    University of Florida College of Medicine, Gainesville, FL
  • Surgical Transitional Internship
    Rush University Medical Center, Chicago, IL
  • Ophthalmology Residency
    Rush University Medical Center, Chicago, IL
  • Cornea, Anterior Segment, and Refractive Surgery Fellowship
    Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX
Memberships & Affiliations
  • Virginia Surgery Center
    Medical Director
  • CVP Mid-Atlantic
    Executive Committee Member
  • Virginia Eye Foundation
    Board Member
  • American Board of Ophthalmology
  • American Academy of Ophthalmology
  • American Academy of Ophthalmology
    Chair, Ophthalmic News and Education Network Cataract Committee
  • American Academy of Ophthalmology
    Annual Meeting Program Committee – Refractive Surgery
  • American Academy of Ophthalmology
    Ophthalmic News and Education Refractive Surgery Subcommittee
  • American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery
  • American Society of Progressive ENterprising Surgeons (ASPENS)
    Founding Member
  • International Intraocular Implant club (IIIC)
  • American-European Congress of Ophthalmic Surgery (AECOS)
    Founding Member
  • American-European Congress of Ophthalmic Surgery (AECOS)
    Executive Committee Board member
  • Vanguard Ophthalmology Society
    Founding Member
  • Ophthalmic Women/World Leaders
  • International Society of Refractive Surgery
    (ISRS) Member
  • Cornea Society
Honors & Awards
  • The Ophthalmologist’s Global Power List, 2015, 2017, 2019, 2020, 2022
  • Ophthalmic Innovations Summit (OIS) Clinical Rising Star Award, 2018
  • Gold Medal Award, Intraocular Lens Implant and Refractive Society of India, 2017
  • Castle Connelly Exceptional Women in Medicine Award, 2017
  • Best Poster of Session, American Academy of Ophthalmology Annual Meeting, 2016
  • Top 40 Under 40 Award, Hampton Roads Inside Business Journal, 2016
  • Hampton Roads Inside Business, 40 Under 40 Award, 2016
  • Castle Connolly Top Docs® Award, 2016, 2017, 2019, 2020, 2021, 2022
  • OSN Premier Surgeon: 300 Innovators in Refractive Cataract Surgery, 2016
  • Ocular Surgery News: Among Top 300 Leading Surgeons in the U.S., 2016 & 2018
  • Best Doctors® Award, 2013 – 2017
  • Millennial Eye Award, 2015
  • American Academy of Ophthalmology Achievement Award, 2014
  • Foundation Research Grant Award, ASCRS, 2010
  • Kirk R. Wilhelmus Fellow Research Award, 2008
  • “Best Paper of Session” American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery Annual Symposium, 2008
  • Horizon Fellow, 2007-2008
  • Florida Medical Political Action Committee Medical Student of the Year, 2001
  • Scott Gross Award
Medical Publications & Journals

Editorial Board

  • Cataract & Refractive 360: Fundamentals, Techniques, & Technology
    2017 – 2020
  • Cornea Section Editor, Ocular Surgery News
    2017 – 2020
  • Cataract Section, EyeWorld
  • OSDCME.com
  • Cataract & Refractive Surgery Today
    2015 – present
  • Hampton Roads Physicians Magazine

Executive Advisor

  • Cataract & Refractive Surgery Today
    2015 – present

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