Sara Chiu, OD



Practices at Seton Medical Center, Daly City

Dr. Sara Chiu is a therapeutic certified optometrist licensed by the California Board of Optometry. She completed her undergraduate degree in Cell Biology & Genetics from the University of British Columbia, and earned her Doctor of Optometry from the University of California Berkeley. During her advanced clinical education at the Fresno and Portland Veteran’s Administration hospitals, she gained extensive training in primary care optometry including ocular pathology, specialty contact lens fitting and treatment of eye infections and allergies. Dr. Chiu is also the recipient of the Julius Neumeuller Award in Optics 2006 awarded by the American Optometric Association for her research work in myopia.

Outside of practice, Dr. Chiu serves on the board of the Alameda Contra Costa Counties Optometric Society and also on the Bay Area Optometric Council. She was awarded Young Optometrist of the Year 2010 by her colleagues for her commitment to her profession.

Although Dr. Chiu was born and raised in Vancouver, British Columbia, she is now happily settled in the Bay Area where she enjoys sea kayaking, running, traveling and photography with her husband, son and dog.