Timothy You, MD

  • Comprehensive Ophthalmology
    (Board Certified)
Additional Language Spoken
Spanish, Korean, English
Medical Groups & Affiliations
  • St. Joseph Hospital Affiliated Physicians
Orange County Retina Medical Group - Santa Ana
1200 North Tustin Avenue
Suite 140
Santa Ana, CA 92705
Accepting New Patients

Primary Office

Orange County Retina Medical Group - Santa Ana
1200 North Tustin Avenue
Suite 140
Santa Ana, CA 92705
Get Directions
(714) 972-8432
(714) 972-8474
Mon - Fri: 8 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Weekend Hours
Sat 8am - 12:00pm

More Information

  • Meet The Doctor

    Specialties & Education

    Primary Specialties
    • Comprehensive Ophthalmology
      (Board Certified)
    Education & Training
    • College
      Yale University - 1988
    • Medical School
      University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine - 1993
    • Internship
      UCLA - 1994
    • Residency
      Harvard Medical School - 1997
    • Fellowship
      Harvard Medical School - 1999
    Areas of Interest
    Cataract Surgery, Diabetic Retinopathy, Macular Degeneration, Retinal Disease, Telemedicine, Vitreous Disease, Retinopathy of Prematurity
  • Biography


    Timothy You, M.D. focuses his practice on the medical and surgical treatment of retinal and vitreous diseases. His specialty and research interests include macular degeneration, cataract surgery complications, diabetic retinopathy, retinopathy of prematurity and telemedicine. He is committed to providing compassionate care for his patients.
    Dr. You completed his residency in ophthalmology at the Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary and Harvard Medical School. After residency, he completed two additional years of subspecialty training in retinal surgery at the Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary. He received several prestigious awards, including the Thomas Heed Ophthalmic Fellowship, Herman Knapp Fellowship, and Teaching Awards at Harvard and Brown Medical Schools. Dr. You attended Yale College, where he graduated with honors and distinction in his major. He attended medical school at the University of Pennsylvania. He was a Penn Medical Scholar and finished an anatomic pathology fellowship. Prior to returning to California, he practiced at the Rhode Island Eye Institute, which is affiliated with Brown Medical School where he was an Assistant Clinical Professor.
    His professional affiliations include memberships in the American Academy of Ophthalmology, American Society of Retinal Specialists, Western Retina Study Club, Orange County Medical Association, and the Orange County Society of Ophthalmology.
    As an active researcher, Dr. You has published over 20 research articles, and participated in numerous FDA clinical trials and laboratory-based investigations focusing on new pharmacologic treatments for macular degeneration and diabetic retinopathy.
    Dr. You regularly organizes medical mission projects including Guatemala, Baja California, and Cambodia. He is a board member for the non-profit organization, Gift of Vision Foundation, which focuses on the visual needs of the impoverished in Central America.