Vivian T. Yin

Degrees / Designations 

MPH, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health
MD, University of Toronto

Email Address 
Mailing Address 
Eye Care Center (VGH) 2550 Willow St, Section H Vancouver, BC


Academic Appointment 
Clinical Assistant Professor
Body Locations and Systems 
Eyes and Vision

Dr. Vivian T. Yin is an assistant professor at the University of British Columbia, Vancouver, Canada. She graduated from Johns Hopkins University with an Honors degree in Biology. She completed her medical training and residency at the University of Toronto, graduating with multiple surgical and academic awards. With an interest in oculoplastic, she pursued a 2-years oculoplastic and orbital oncology training at the University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center in Houston. She has spoken internationally on topics of periocular and orbital oncology, aesthetics and lacrimal system.

Dr. Yin is actively involved in research and teaching. She trains fellows in oculoplastic surgery, ophthalmology residents and medical students. She is also a reviewer for the British Journal of Ophthalmology and the Canadian Journal of Ophthalmology. She has multiple awards and grants in research from the American Academy of Ophthalmology, the Canadian Ophthalmology Society and PSI Foundation.