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Chi-Wah (Rudy) Yung, M.D., F.A.C.S.

Professor of Ophthalmology 
Chief, Ophthalmology Service, Sidney and Lois Eskenazi Health    
Director, Eskenazi Eye Clinic
Director of Medical Student Education, IU School of Medicine, Ophthalmology Dept.


 

 

Specialty/Research Interests

  • Comprehensive ophthalmology
  • Anterior segment surgery

Education and Training

  • B.S. - Indiana State University, Terre Haute, Indiana
  • M.D. - Indiana University School of Medicine, Indianapolis, Indiana
  • Internship - St. Vincent Hospital and Health Care Center, Indianapolis, Indiana
  • Residency - University of Louisville, Louisville, Kentucky

 

 

Specialty/Research Interests

  • Comprehensive ophthalmology
  • Anterior segment surgery

Certifications and Specialized Training

  • American Board of Ophthalmology
  • Fellow, American College of Surgeons

Practice Locations

Sidney and Lois Eskenazi Health
Eye Clinic
6th Floor
720 Eskenazi Ave.
Indianapolis, IN  46202 
         

Eugene and Marilyn Glick Eye Institute
Spring Mill Medical Building

1030 N. Illinois St., Suite 2200

Indianapolis, Indiana 46290

 

Screen_Shot_2015-07-09_at_12.18.22_PM.png   Dr. Yung's IU Health profile
   

 

Dr. Yung advocates for the advancement of patient care through research and colaborates with reserarch colleagues by recruiting appropriate patients and actively participating in their studies. On one recent project he served as co-investigator in a study of the validity and social economic impact of a telemedicine program implemented to screen for diabetic retinopathy a large county hospital, one of the largest safety-net health care systems in the nation. Results from this study are helping to shape changes in preventive eye care in this country.

Pfizer   Harris (PI)                                                    
06/08 – 06/01/2014

The Study of Ocular Hemodynamics with Glaucoma Progression
Role:  Co-investigator

 

Baush+Lomb, Inc                                                     
05/01/2013 – Present

A Randomized, Multicenter, Double-Masked, Parllel-Group Study Comparing the Safety and Efficacy of BOL- 303259-X 0.024% (Latanoprostene Bunod) Ophthalmic Solution with Timolol Maleate Ophthalmic Solution 0.5% in subjects with Open-Angle Glaucoma or Ocular Hypertension – APOLLO Study

 

 

Professional Memberships and Service

 

1988-            American Academy of Ophthalmology

1988 -           American Medical Association

1988-            Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology

1988-            Indiana Academy of Ophthalmology

1988-            Indianapolis Ophthalmological Society

1988-            Ophthalmological Associate, Prevent Blindness American, Inc.

1993 - 2010   Board Member, Medical Advisory Board, Indiana Society to Prevent Blindness

1994 -           Fellow, American College of Surgeon

1998 -           Associate Examiner, American Board of Ophthalmology

1999 - 2007   Board Member, Editorial Board, Comprehensive Ophthalmology Update

2002 - 2004   President, Indianapolis Ophthalmological Society

2003 -           President, Indiana Eye Injury Registry

2003 - 2009   American Society of Ocular Trauma

2007 -           Associate Member, Association of University Professor of Ophthalmology

2010 -           Board Member, Executive Board of Indiana Academy of Ophthalmology

2012 -           American Board of Ophthalmology Content Outline Rating Committee

2012 -          Item Writer, American Board of Ophthalmology, Maintenance of Certification Written Exam

2013 -         Member, American Board of Ophthalmology, Item Writing Committee, Comprehensive Committee

 

Honors

 

1995 - Research Award-Outstanding Publication, Am. Society of Ophthalmic Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery

2000 - Teaching Excellence Recognition Award, Indiana University School of Medicine

2002 - Trustee Teaching Award, Indiana University School of Medicine

2003 - Trustee Teaching Award, Indiana University School of Medicine

2004 - Outstanding Professor of Clinical Science, Indiana University School of Medicine

2006 - Nominee, Trustee Teaching Award, Indiana University School of Medicine

2007 - Best Scientific Poster, American Academy of Ophthalmology Annual Meeting

2009 - Professor-of-The-Year, Department of Ophthalmology, Indiana University School of Medicine

2010 - Top Doctor, Indianapolis Monthly Magazine

2011 - Top Doctor, Indianapolis Monthly Magazine

2011 - Top Doctor, US News and World Report

2012 - Top Doctor, Indianapolis Monthly

2012 - Professor-of-The-Year, Department of Ophthalmology, Indiana University School of Medicine

2013 - Top Doctor, Indianapolis Monthly Magazine

2013 - Outstanding Professor of Clinical Science, Indiana University School of Medicine

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