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Medical and surgical retina




Yewlin Chee, M.D., is a board certified Ophthalmologist at the Eye Institute at Harborview and a UW assistant professor of Ophthalmology.

Dr. Chee aims to provide excellent care for patients by understanding how their retinal disease affects their quality of life, and then by educating them so they have a clear understanding of their condition and treatment options. Together, my patients and I develop a personalized treatment plan using the latest appropriate medical and surgical therapies.

Dr. Chee earned her M.D. at the University of Pennsylvania. She is a member of the American Academy of Ophthalmology. Her clinical and research interests include medical and surgical vitreoretinal disease including diabetic retinopathy, age related macular degeneration, retinal vein occlusion, macular edema, epiretinal membrane, macular hole, retinal detachment, ocular trauma and the optimization of resident and fellow ophthalmic training.

Personal Interests

Dr. Chee enjoys traveling, Vinyasa yoga, cooking and spending time with her family.
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


Karalis Johnson Retina Center at South Lake Union

750 Republican Street, Bldg. F Seattle, WA 98109


Age-related macular degeneration, Diabetic retinopathy, Optometry, Retinal degenerative diseases

Massachusetts Eye & Ear Infirmary/Harvard Medical School Program

Fellowship, 2016, Vitreoretinal Disease & Surgery

Massachusetts Eye & Ear Infirmary/Harvard Medical School Program

Teaching Appointment, 2016

Massachusetts Eye & Ear Infirmary/Harvard Medical School Program

Residency, 2014, Ophthalmology

Crozer-Chester Medical Center

Internship, 2010, Medicine

University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine

Medical Education, 2009


Board Certifications
  • Ophthalmology, 2015, American Board of Ophthalmology