Sylvia Yoo, M.D.

Dr. Yoo is available for appointments in Boston, and Framingham.


Dr. Yoo specializes in pediatric eye disease and strabismus in both children and adults. She has special interests in amblyopia, pediatric cataracts and adult strabismus, for which her surgical technique includes the use of adjustable sutures.

Hear from Dr. Yoo on Pediatric Ophthalmology

Board Certification

American Board of Ophthalmology


Pediatric Ophthalmology & Strabismus, The Wilmer Eye Institute, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD


Pediatrics, Lucile Packard Children’s Hospital, Stanford University Medical Center, Palo Alto, CA
Ophthalmology, Jules Stein Eye Institute, University of California-Los Angeles, CA

Medical School

University of Alabama School of Medicine, Birmingham, AL

Academic Appointment

Assistant Professor of Ophthalmology, Tufts University School of Medicine

Professional Honors and Awards

2010, Fellowship Recipient, Clinical and Translational Science Awards (CTSA) Consortium Child Health Oversight Committee

Memberships and Affiliations

American Academy of Ophthalmology
American Association of Pediatric Ophthalmology and Strabismus, committee member
American Academy of Pediatrics
The New England Ophthalmological Society

Selected Publications

Tiedemann LM, Reed D, Joseph A, Yoo SH. Ocular and Systemic Manifestations of Beta-propeller Protein-Associated Neurodegeneration. J AAPOS. In press.
Yoo SH, Jansson LM, Park, HJ. Sensorimotor outcomes in children with prenatal exposure to methadone. J AAPOS. 2017 Aug;21(4):316-21.
Yoo SH, Buu MC, Kollef MH, Enzenauer RW. Ocular manifestations of Pediatric Pulmonary Diseases. In: Levin AV, Enzenauer RW, editors. The Eye in Pediatric Systemic Disease. Cham, Switzerland: Springer International Publishing; 2017:1806-1856.
Yoo SH, Rootman DB, Goh A, Savar A, Goldberg RA. Localization and Retrieval of an Eyelid Metallic Foreign Body With an Oscillating Magnet and High-Resolution Ultrasonography. Ophthal Plast Reconstr Surg. 2014 Jul-Aug;32(4):e83-4.
Yoo SH, Pineles SL, Jarrahy R, Velez FG. Ophthalmic manifestations of cherubism. J AAPOS. 2015 Feb;19(1):70-2.
Yoo SH, Pineles SL, Goldberg RA, Velez FG. Rectus muscle resection in Graves’ ophthalmopathy. J AAPOS. 2013 Feb;17(1):9-15.

Contact Information

Fax: 617-636-4867

Patient Appointments:
Boston: 617-636-4600
Framingham: 508-879-3204

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