Dr. Esther Yang graduated from Emory University with a B.S. in Biology. She received her Doctorate of Optometry from the New England College of Optometry in Boston, Massachusetts. Prior to relocating to Georgia, she worked at the Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, a Harvard teaching Hospital in Boston, where she worked with a diverse patient demographic providing care to a wide range of ocular and visual pathology. Additionally, she has experience working with low vision patients from the Boston University Eye Associates and Jamaica Plain Veterans Affairs Hospital, where she tailored management for the visually impaired with the use of low vision assistive devices.
While in Boston, Dr. Yang was awarded the Albert Schweitzer Fellowship where she designed a service project to provide vision screenings for the elderly population in the Southwest Boston area. She was also awarded the Hyman Kamens Award and the Robert Soltes Scholarship.
Dr. Yang is excited to return to the Atlanta. She enjoys running, traveling and spending time with her son and husband.