Y. Joyce Liao, MD, PhD

Neuro-ophthalmology specialist

Assistant Professor of Ophthalmology at the Stanford University Medical Center
4.8 out of 5
204 Patient Ratings
14 Patient Comments

Byers Eye Institute

Neurogenetic Oncology Program

  • 300 Pasteur Drive
  • 3rd Floor, Room A301
  • Stanford, CA 94305
  • Phone: 650-723-6469
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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)

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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, Jun 2015

Outstanding patient service!

SHC Patient, May 2015

Doctor spent plenty of time for discussion. Was very good about wanting to know all of my questions and answering them.

SHC Patient, Apr 2015

Dr. Liao is an amazing doctor! The knowledge, level of care, and friendliness are unmatched.

SHC Patient, Mar 2015

Dr. Liao has a wonderful "bedside manner". My appointments are often delayed but when she sees me she always takes her time and makes me feel important to her, a great doctor.

SHC Patient, Mar 2015

I could have received similar care from a local provider in a much more efficient manner.

SHC Patient, Mar 2015

Very thorough explanation of the problem and discussion of where I was and prognosis of my future.

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, Nov 2014

Dr. is very busy and rushed.

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.

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4.8 out of 5
204 Patient Ratings
14 Patient Comments

SHC Patient, Jun 2015

Outstanding patient service!

SHC Patient, May 2015

Doctor spent plenty of time for discussion. Was very good about wanting to know all of my questions and answering them.

SHC Patient, Apr 2015

Dr. Liao is an amazing doctor! The knowledge, level of care, and friendliness are unmatched.

SHC Patient, Mar 2015

Dr. Liao has a wonderful "bedside manner". My appointments are often delayed but when she sees me she always takes her time and makes me feel important to her, a great doctor.

SHC Patient, Mar 2015

I could have received similar care from a local provider in a much more efficient manner.

SHC Patient, Mar 2015

Very thorough explanation of the problem and discussion of where I was and prognosis of my future.

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, Nov 2014

Dr. is very busy and rushed.

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!