Our Physicians

Autobiography of Dr.Lien H. Nguyen,M.D.

Lien H. Nguyen, M.D. is one of a select group of ophthalmologists who have completed a two-year fellowship in Cornea and Laser Refractive Surgery, which she did with the Julies Stein Eye Institute at UCLA. Her clinical focus is Laser Assisted In-Situ Keratomileusis (LASIK) and other advanced vision correction techniques, in addition to her interest in all areas of clinical ophthalmology.

Dr. Nguyen comes from a rich professional background as well. Prior to her clinical training in ophthalmology, she dedicated four years to basic research at Harvard and Stanford Medical Schools, as well as doing an internship in General Surgery at Dartmouth Medical School. In addition, her love of traveling has also led to training in foreign lands, such as France, Germany and Saudi Arabia. Her work has resulted in many professional publications, as well as the filing of a patent in her field. These many “life experience,” as well as her mastery of several languages, enable her to relate easily to her many patients from all corners of the world.

Autobiography of Dr.Barry Y.P. Fung,M.D.

Barry Y.P. Fung, M.D. is a Broad-certified ophthalmologist subspecializing in Oculoplastics. He received his residency training from University of British Columbia and from Stanford University, where he met his wife and partner, Dr. Lien H. Nguyen. For his fellowships, Dr. Fung first went to Emory University Eye Center in Atlanta, before going to the nation’s oldest eye institution, the Wills Eye Hospital in Philadelphia, to train in Oculoplastics. After this, he received further subspecialty training in Cosmetic Eye Surgery from UCLA.

Dr. Fung also has a rich professional background prior to his becoming an ophthalmologist. Before entering medicine, he graduated as valedictorian of his engineering class, and then went on to obtain a Masters in Biomedical Engineering. That expertise was used in the development of a number of medical devices, including the first microprocessor-based tourniquet for surgery. Prior to entering ophthalmology, he received training in Emergency Medicine at Harvard Medical School. He was able to make use of this expertise as a military Flight Surgeon, with tour of duties in Kuwait and Yugoslavia. His decision to move to the Bay Area was prompted by his wife’s wish to be near her father, who lives in Sunnyvale.