Steven Yeh, MD


Titles and Roles

Associate Professor, Department of Ophthalmology
Emory University School of Medicine
Ocular Melanoma
Research Program
Cancer Immunology


Steven Yeh, MD, is Associate Professor in the Department of Ophthalmology at Emory University School of Medicine. Dr. Yeh is a board certified ophthalmologist with clinical interests in advanced diagnostics for the care of adult and pediatric uveitis, age-related macular degeneration, diabetic retinopathy, retinal vascular disease, and retinal detachment surgery.

Dr. Yeh is a member of the Cancer Immunology Research Program at Winship cancer Institute.


Dr. Yeh received his medical degree from Baylor College of Medicine in Houston, Texas, where he also completed his residency in ophthalmology. He then completed a fellowship in uveitis, ocular immunology and medical retina at National Eye Institute of National Institutes of Health. He completed his training with a fellowship in vitreoretinal diseases and surgery at Casey Eye Institute of Oregon Health and Science University.


Dr. Yeh's research focuses on the application of clinical and laboratory diagnostic modalities for infectious and noninfectious uveitis and the use of emerging therapeutics (systemic and local therapy) for uveitis treatment. Within infectious uveitis, his research has focused on the clinical and scientific implications of eye disease in Ebola virus survivors and herpetic eye disease, specifically acute retinal necrosis.


Dr. Yeh has published more than 80 peer-reviewed publications and abstracts, many of which have been presented at premier ophthalmology conferences and meetings. He serves as a manuscript reviewer for several journals including Investigative Ophthalmology and Visual Science, Archives of Ophthalmology and American Journal of Ophthalmology.

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