Yao Liu

Credentials: MD, MS


Yao Liu MD MS is a NIH/NEI K23-funded clinical glaucoma specialist and an Assistant Professor in the Dept. of Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. She is the Chair of the American Telemedicine Association Ocular Telehealth Special Interest Group and is the Director of the University of Wisconsin Teleophthalmology Program. Her NIH/NEI K23 project seeks to sustain the effectiveness of teleophthalmology for diabetic eye screening in rural primary care clinics using implementation science. She has over a decade of experience in telehealth for diabetic eye screening and is a co-author on the recently updated American Telemedicine Association Ocular Telehealth Practice Guidelines for Diabetic Retinopathy and Glaucoma. She completed her M.D. in the Harvard-MIT HST Program, her residency at the Harvard Ophthalmology Residency Program/Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary, and her glaucoma fellowship at the University of California-Davis Eye Center.