Y. Joyce Liao, MD, PhD

Neuro-ophthalmology specialist

4.7 out of 5
193 Patient Ratings
7 Patient Comments

Byers Eye Institute

  • 2452 Watson Court
  • Palo Alto, CA 94303
  • Phone: 650-723-6995
More Clinic Information » Insurance Coverage » Getting Here » Make An Appointment

Multiple Sclerosis Center

  • 300 Pasteur Drive
  • Stanford, CA 94305
  • Phone: 650-723-6469
More Clinic Information » Insurance Coverage » Getting Here » Make An Appointment

Neurogenetic Oncology Program

  • 300 Pasteur Drive
  • Stanford, CA 94305
  • Phone: 650-723-6469
More Clinic Information » Insurance Coverage » Getting Here » Make An Appointment

Professional Education

  • Fellowship: Univ of California San Francisco (2006) CA
  • Medical Education: Univ of California San Francisco (1998) CA
  • A.B., Harvard, Biochemical Sciences (1991)
  • Ph.D., UCSF, Neuroscience (1996)
  • Internship: Stanford University School of Medicine (1999) CA
  • Residency: Stanford University School of Medicine (2002) CA
  • Board Certification: Neurology, American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology (2005)

Honors & Awards

  • McCormick Faculty Award, Office of Diversity and Leadership (2011-2013)
  • Grant Award, Center for Biomedical Imaging at Stanford (2011-2012, 2013-2014)
  • Grant Award, Weston Havens Foundation (2011-2013)
  • Young Investigator Award, North American Neuro-Ophthalmology Society (2011)
  • Grant Award, Stanford University Vice Provost Undergraduate Research Faculty Grant (2010-2012)
  • Career Award in Biomedical Sciences, Burroughs Wellcome Foundation (2005-2014)
  • K08 Award, National Institute of Neurological Diseases and Stroke (2003-2008)
  • S. Weir Mitchell Award, American Academy of Neurology (2004)
  • Dean's Prize in Research, University of California, San Francisco (1992)

Administrative Appointments

  • Director, Neuro-Ophthalmology (2008 - Present)
  • Director, Stanford Human Ocular Motor Center (2006 - Present)
  • Associate Director, Research (2008 - Present)
  • Co-Program Director, Vision Research Training Program (2010 - Present)

Clinical trials are research studies that evaluate a new medical approach, device, drug, or other treatment. As a Stanford Health Care patient, you may have access to the latest, advanced clinical trials.

Open trials refer to studies currently accepting participants. Closed trials are not currently enrolling, but may open in the future.

Patient Ratings and Comments

4.8

Friendliness

4.7

Recommended to others

4.7

Explanations

4.7

Listens

4.7

Includes you in decisions

4.8

Clear Communication

4.8

Confidence in your doctor

3.7

Wait times

SHC Patient, Jan 2015

Great experience.

SHC Patient, Dec 2014

Had excellent experience - She has given me hope in addressing my health concern -

SHC Patient, Jul 2014

Dr. Liao is the most thorough, caring and compassionate physician I've known.

SHC Patient, Apr 2014

Dr. Liao spoke clearly but rapidly - I am following her recommendations more or less, as she said it was my decision -

SHC Patient, Apr 2014

Very professional.

SHC Patient, Feb 2014

I love Dr. Liao. She is very informative and caring and takes her time with me.

SHC Patient, Dec 2013

She is great!

4.7 out of 5
193 Patient Ratings
7 Patient Comments

SHC Patient, Jan 2015

Great experience.

SHC Patient, Dec 2014

Had excellent experience - She has given me hope in addressing my health concern -

SHC Patient, Jul 2014

Dr. Liao is the most thorough, caring and compassionate physician I've known.

SHC Patient, Apr 2014

Dr. Liao spoke clearly but rapidly - I am following her recommendations more or less, as she said it was my decision -

SHC Patient, Apr 2014

Very professional.

SHC Patient, Feb 2014

I love Dr. Liao. She is very informative and caring and takes her time with me.

SHC Patient, Dec 2013

She is great!