Tueng T. Shen M.D., Ph.D. Accepting new patients

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


Chinese, Dutch, English


Tueng Shen, M.D., Ph.D., is a cataract and cornea surgeon at the Eye Institute at Harborview Medical Center. She is also a UW professor of Ophthalmology and adjunct professor of both Global Health and Bioengineering.

Dr. Shen is passionate about restoring vision to patients and improving their quality of life. She strongly believes that patients deserve a physician who listens, keeps them well-informed and is a partner in accomplishing the best treatment plan customized to their needs. Her clinical work also drives her cutting-edge research. 

Dr. Shen is expert in cataract, refractive, stem cell and corneal surgeries, and medical management of all areas of corneal disease.

Dr. Shen's research group focuses on developing innovative solutions to treating global blindness by leveraging technological advancements. Examples of specific projects include developing the next generation of artificial cornea using advanced polymer research.

Personal Interests

Dr. Shen enjoys spending time with her husband and two daughters. She expresses herself artistically through Chinese calligraphy, Chinese watercolor, photography and sculpture. She frequently donates her artwork to local communities and organizations in order to raise funds for vision care.
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

Harvard Medical School

Medical education, 1997

Moran Eye Center

Fellowship, Cornea & Refractive Surgery

Mount Auburn Hospital

Internship, General Internal Medicine

Massachusetts Eye & Ear Infirmary/Harvard Medical School Program

Residency, Ophthalmology