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Patient Reviews

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The overall average patient rating of Dr. Cynthia Chiu is Excellent. Dr. Chiu has been reviewed by 1 patients who have provided 0 comments. The rating is 5 out of 5 stars.

Patient Ratings
Ease of Appointment 3.0
Promptness 3.0
Courteous Staff 5.0
Accurate Diagnosis 5.0
Bedside Manner 5.0
Spends Time with Me 5.0
Follows Up After Visit 5.0

Specialties & Research

Dr. Cynthia Chiu, MD is board certified in Ophthalmology.

  • She has special expertise in 5 areas:
  • Cataract Surgery
  • Eye Surgery (Ophthalmologic Surgical Procedures)
  • Giant Cell Arteritis
  • Lens Implants (Intraocular Lens Implantation)
  • Marfan Syndrome

Education & Awards

Dr. Chiu graduated from University of California at San Francisco.


Dr. Chiu has 2 hospital affiliations:

  • NewYork-Presbyterian / Weill Cornell 
  • UCSF Medical Center / Moffitt-Long Hospitals 


  • Japanese
  • French
  • Cantonese
  • Albanian
  • Creole
  • German
  • Greek
  • Italian
  • Haitian Creole
  • Spanish

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Additional Information
Dr. Cynthia Shin-Yi Chiu MD is a female Ophthalmologist, has 11 years of experience and practices in Ophthalmology.
Where does Dr. Cynthia S. Chiu practice?
Dr. Cynthia Chiu has 3 office locations.
Dr. Cynthia Chiu practices Ophthalmology near New York, NY.
Additional practice locations include: San Francisco, CA.
See New York Ophthalmologists.