Please help us in welcoming Dr. Clara M. Choo to Minnesota Eye Consultants! Originally from Toronto, Canada, Dr. Choo specializes in the treatment of glaucoma and cataract surgery.
She completed her undergraduate degree at the University of Pennsylvania, majoring in Biological Basis of Behavior. She went on to attend medical school at Northwestern University, Feinberg School of Medicine in Chicago, IL. She has received several research grants, awards and merit-based scholarships, including the Mayo Clinic scholarship, throughout the course of her education.
After spending a transitional year at St. Francis Hospital in Evanston, IL, Dr. Choo completed her ophthalmology residency at the University of Arizona in Tucson. She was chosen to be Chief Resident her final year, as well as the Advocacy Ambassador for the American Academy of Ophthalmology. Dr. Choo recently completed a glaucoma fellowship at the Mayo Clinic in Rochester, MN.
She has authored numerous abstracts/publications and presented at several national conferences. She is actively involved in volunteer activities and mission trips.
Currently, Dr. Choo sees patients out of our Bloomington, Minneapolis, Maplewood and Falcon Heights locations, but will be primarily based out of our Woodbury location once it opens in early 2018.
Dr. Choo’s professional affiliations include the American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgeons, the American Glaucoma Society, the Minnesota Academy of Ophthalmology and the American Academy of Ophthalmology.
In her free time, Dr. Choo enjoys running, hiking, yoga and travel.