Tueng T. Shen, M.D., Ph.D.
Endowed Professorship for Cornea Research
Professor, Department of Ophthalmology
Adjunct Professor, Department of Bioengineering
Adjunct Professor, Department of Global Health
Director, Refractive Surgery Center at UW Eye Institute
Dr. Shen received a Ph.D. from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and an M.D. from Harvard Medical School. She is an expert in cataract surgeries, refractive surgery, and medical and surgical management of corneal disorders.
Dr. Shen established the UW’s artificial cornea clinical program as the referral center of the Pacific Northwest, serving the community of the five-state region of Washington, Wyoming, Alaska, Montana and Idaho, and restoring vision to many patients with end-stage corneal blindness. She also directs a lab — collaborating with colleagues in the School of Engineering to develop innovative solutions to treat global blindness by leveraging technological advancements in polymer sciences, microelectronics and modern imaging techniques. Dr. Shen is a fellow of The American Institute for Medical and Biological Engineering (AIMBE).
Learn more about:
- Tueng T. Shen, M.D., Ph.D.
- The Department of Ophthalmology
- Department of Bioengineering
- Department of Global Health
- The Shen Lab
If you’re interested in this field, please consider making a gift to this fund through the UW Foundation.