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About St. Joseph Health

SJH provides a full range of care facilities including 16 acute care hospitals, home health agencies, hospice care, outpatient services, skilled nursing facilities, community clinics and physician groups. All of our hospital and home health entities are accredited by the Joint Commission. In our award-winning facilities, SJH maintains a "continuum of care," matched to the diverse needs of the urban centers, smaller cities and rural communities who depend on us every day.

David Shang-Kang Liao

Specialty
  • Comprehensive Ophthalmology
Additional Language Spoken
Chinese - Mandarin, English
Medical Groups & Affiliations
  • Premier Healthcare
  • St. Mary High Desert Medical Group
Address
Pacific Eye Institute - Upland
555 North 13th Avenue
Upland, CA 91786
Accepting New Patients

Primary Office

Address
Pacific Eye Institute - Upland
555 North 13th Avenue
Upland, CA 91786
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Phone
(909) 982-8846
Fax
(909) 949-3967
Hours
Mon - Fri: 8 a.m. - 5 p.m.

Secondary Office

Address
Pacific Eye Institute - Hesperia
11959 Mariposa Road
Hesperia, CA 92345
Phone
(760) 956-1100
Fax
(760) 956-4705

More Information

  • Meet The Doctor

    Specialties & Education

    Primary Specialties
    • Comprehensive Ophthalmology
    Education & Training
    • Medical School
      Virginia Commonwealth University - 2003
    • Internship
      Riverside Regional Medical Center - 2004
    • Residency
      University of Texas Southwestern Medical School - 2007
    • Fellowship
      Tufts University, New England Medical Center - 2009
  • Biography

    Biography

    Biography
    Dr. David S. Liao is a board-certified ophthalmologist specializing in the medical and surgical treatment of diseases of the retina and vitreous. After receiving a Bachelor’s degree in both Electrical Engineering and Biology at the University of Maryland, Dr. Liao obtained his M.D., Ph.D. from the Medical College of Virginia at Virginia Commonwealth University in Richmond, Virginia. Following an internship at the Riverside Regional Medical Center in Newport News, VA, he completed his residency training in ophthalmology at the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center. He went on to complete a two-year vitreoretinal surgical fellowship at Tufts Medical Center and Ophthalmic Consultants of Boston in Massachusetts. Dr. Liao has been involved in a number of research studies involving retinal diseases such as macular degeneration, diabetic retinopathy, and retinal vein occlusions. He has authored and co-authored a number of publications and abstracts relating to both clinical conditions and basic science research. Dr. Liao’s main areas of interest include macular degeneration, diabetic retinopathy, disorders of the vitreomacular interface, and retinal detachment repair. He is a member of the American Academy of Ophthalmology, the American Medical Association, and the Massachusetts Medical Society.