Christine Shieh, M.D.

Director for Resident Research


M.D., Duke University School of Medicine Durham, NC
M.Sc., Applied Molecular Biology, University of Maryland, Baltimore, MD
B.S., Biological Sciences, University of Maryland, Baltimore, MD

Post Graduate Education

Internship: Riverside Regional Medical Center, Newport News, VA

Residency: Duke Eye Center, Duke University Durham, NC

Fellowship: Duke Eye Center, Duke University Durham, NC


Dr. Shieh received her medical degree from Duke University School of Medicine.  She completed her ophthalmology residency and her specialty fellowship training in Cornea & Refractive Surgery at Duke Eye Center.

Dr. Shieh is a board-certified cornea, cataract, and refractive surgeon specializing in the medical and surgical treatment of the anterior segment. She performs a variety of eye surgeries, including cataract surgery, ocular surface reconstruction, and corneal transplantation.  She also treats patients with dry eyes and complex ocular surface disease.

In addition to her clinical and surgical practice, Dr. Shieh is actively involved in research.  She has published multiple articles in leading peer-reviewed scientific journals,  presented at national meetings, and authored several chapters in ophthalmology textbooks.  She is a member of the American Academy of Ophthalmology, the Cornea Society, the American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery, and the International Society of Refractive Surgery.