Eric K. Chin, MD
Dr. Chin's Research and Academic Work
Published in over 50 peer reviewed manuscripts
Recipient of the 2018-2019 Loma Linda University Clinical Teaching Award, and 2014 University of Iowa Fellow Teaching Award
Reviewer of manuscripts submitted to major ophthalmic journals such as IOVS, Retina, BJO, and OSLI Retina
Co-finalist for 2017 ASRS Winning Pitch Challenge regarding "CTX1: A novel oral therapeutic agent for treating macular disease"
Medicine is a challenging field because every patient is different. I enjoy discussing the pros and cons of the various treatment options available, and making collaborative decisions with the patient to get the best possible results.
Eric K. Chin, M.D. is a Board Certified ophthalmologist and a native of Northern California. He graduated from the University of California Berkeley with a bachelor’s degree in Bioengineering. He received his medical degree from the Chicago Medical School. He completed his ophthalmology residency at the University of California Davis, and his surgical vitreoretinal fellowship at the University of Iowa. During his residency and fellowship, he was awarded several accolades for his teaching and research in imaging and novel treatments for various retinal diseases.
Dr. Chin is trained in all aspects of vitreoretinal medicine and surgery, as well as uveitis and ocular tumors. He serves as Clinical Faculty at Loma Linda University and the Loma Linda Veterans Affairs Hospital where he teaches residents as well as gives lectures. He has numerous publications in major ophthalmic journals and textbooks. He is a member of many professional societies and a reviewer for several peer-reviewed ophthalmology journals. During his free time, Dr. Chin enjoys traveling, golfing, and snowboarding.