Edward Hsu Hu, MD, PhD, an Ophthalmologist with Illinois Eye Center

Get to know Ophthalmologist Dr. Edward Hsu Hu, who serves patients in Illinois. 

Dr. Hu is a comprehensive ophthalmologist able to provide the full spectrum of eye care to patients at Illinois Eye Center with offices in Peoria and Washington, Illinois. His advanced training and expertise are in small incision cataract surgery and the latest medical treatments of retinal disease and surgical treatment of corneal disorders. 

The team of professionals at Illinois Eye Center understands that behind every pair of eyes lies a unique story. They believe an individual’s eyes are the instruments to write the chapter of a day-in-the-life. For this reason, they bring exceptional care to every patient by providing the most comprehensive multi-specialty team, integrated diagnostics, and advanced therapeutic technologies in the region. By doing so, they remain committed to improving, maintaining, and enhancing the quality of visual health.

In order to stay up to date in his field, Dr. Hu remains a member of the American Academy of Ophthalmology, the American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery, and the International Society of Refractive Surgery.

Pertaining to his educational background, he graduated with a bachelor’s degree in Molecular Biology from MIT. He received both his Doctorate degree and his medical degree from the New York University School of Medicine. He completed his internship at Flushing Hospital Medical Center, followed by his residency in ophthalmology at the University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics. 

Upon the completion of his education, the doctor became board-certified in ophthalmology by the American Board of Ophthalmology, whose mission is to serve the public by improving the quality of ophthalmic practice through a process of certification and Maintenance of Certification that fosters excellence and encourages continual learning. 

Ophthalmology is a branch of medicine and surgery, which deals with the diagnosis and treatment of eye disorders. Ophthalmologists are experts in the diseases, functions, and anatomy of the eye. They may provide routine care such as vision testing, as well as prescribe and fit eyeglasses or contact lenses. However, ophthalmologists are also surgeons. They repair traumatic injuries to the eye and perform cataract, glaucoma, and corneal surgery. 

Among his various achievements, Dr. Hu has received numerous post-graduate awards and has authored or co-authored articles for online publications and peer-reviewed journals. He is fluent in English, Spanish, and Chinese Mandarin.

Learn More about Dr. Edward Hsu Hu:
Through his findatopdoc profile, https://www.findatopdoc.com/doctor/3479948-Edward-Hu-Ophthalmologist or through Illinois Eye Center, https://www.illinoiseyecenter.com/doctor/edward-hu-md/

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