Jennifer Tong-Young Yu M.D., Ph.D. Accepting new patients

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Blepharitis, Cataracts, Dry eye, Eye care (optometry exams)


English, Mandarin Chinese


Jennifer Tong-Young, M.D., is a board certified ophthalmologist at the Eye Institutes at Harborview and UW Medical Center and a UW assistant professor of Ophthalmology.

Dr. Yu is a comprehensive ophthalmologist who provides medical and surgical care for a wide range of eye conditions such as dry eye, cataracts and glaucoma. She believes that good patient care starts with listening to the patient and that healthcare is a partnership between the physician and the patient.

 Dr. Yu earned her M.D. and Ph.D. at Washington University, St. Louis. She is an active member of the American Academy of Ophthalmology and the Washington Association of Eye Physicians and Surgeons. She teaches residents and medical students how to evaluate and treat a broad spectrum of eye diseases and also trains residents in cataract surgery.

Personal Interests

Dr. Yu lives in the greater Seattle area with her husband and two daughters. Her pastimes include reading, skiing, cooking and family activities.
Eye Institute at Harborview

Eye Institute at Harborview

908 Jefferson St., 7th Floor Seattle, WA 98104


Cataracts, Cornea and external disease, Eye care (optometry exams), Glaucoma

Eye Center at UWMC

Eye Center at UWMC

1959 NE Pacific St., 3rd Floor, NN 300 Seattle, WA 98195


Eye care (optometry exams), Refractive surgery

Washington University SOM

Medical education, 2002

Forest Park Hospital


Washington University SOM

Residency, Ophthalmology


Board Certifications
  • Ophthalmology, 2008, American Board of Ophthalmology