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Tin Yan Alvin Liu, M.D.
Assistant Professor of Ophthalmology
Languages: English, Cantonese, Mandarin
Expertise: Comprehensive Medical and Surgical Ophthalmology, Diabetic Macular Edema, Diabetic Retinopathy, Macular Degeneration, Macular Degeneration (Age-Related), Macular Holes, Medical Diseases of the Retina, Ophthalmology, Retinal Detachment, Retinal Specialist, Retinal Surgery, Retinal Vascular Disease, Retinal Vein Occlusion, Surgical and Medical Diseases of the Retina, Surgical Diseases of the Retina, Vitreoretinal Diseases and Surgery Service ...read more
Research Interests: application of artificial intelligence in the screening, diagnosis, prognostication and treatment of ophthalmic diseases, with a specific focus on vitreoretinal diseases; the pathogenesis of and treatment for pathologic myopia and the management of severe ocular trauma ...read more
The Johns Hopkins Hospital
600 N. Wolfe Street
Baltimore, MD 21287 map
T. Y. Alvin Liu, M.D. is an assistant professor of ophthalmology. He is originally from Hong Kong, and speaks fluent Cantonese and Mandarin. He attended Phillips Exeter Academy in Exeter, New Hampshire, and graduated from Cornell University with a dual major in biology and economics. He received his M.D. from Columbia University in 2012, and completed his residency (2016) and fellowship (surgical and medical retina- 2018) at Johns Hopkins.
He is subspecialty-trained in the medical and surgical treatment of vitreoretinal diseases, including age-related macular degeneration, diabetic retinopathy, diabetic macular edema, retinal vascular occlusion, retinal detachment, vitreous hemorrhage, epiretinal membrane and macular hole.
Dr. Liu's research interests center on the application of artificial intelligence in the screening, diagnosis, prognostication and treatment of ophthalmic diseases, with a specific focus on vitreoretinal diseases such as age-related macular degeneration and diabetic retinopathy.
In addition, he is involved in research on the pathogenesis of and treatment for pathologic myopia and the management of severe ocular trauma.
- Assistant Professor of Ophthalmology
Departments / Divisions
- MD, Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons (2012)
- Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine / Ophthalmology (2016)
- Pending/Scheduled / Ophthalmology
- Bachelor of Arts (dual major in biology and economics); Cornell University
- Phillips Exeter Academy
- Advanced Specialty Training Program, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine / Vitreoretinal (2018)