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Janet J. Chieh, MD
Ophthalmology
 
4.9 out of 5
Would recommend this provider
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Profile
Special Interests
Medical and surgical diseases of the retina and vitreous, including age-related macular degeneration, diabetic retinopathy and retinal detachments
Personal Information
Dr. Chieh enjoys spending time with friends, traveling, hiking and skiing. She is bilingual in Mandarin Chinese and English.
Languages
English, Mandarin
Clinical Experience
Departments
Specialties
Ophthalmology, Vitreoretinal Surgery, Minimally Invasive Surgery
Board Certifications
American Board of Ophthalmology
Education and Professional Achievements
Education
University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey - Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, New Brunswick, 2003 BS, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, 1999
Residency
Ophthalmology, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, N.C., 2007
Fellowships
Vitreoretinal Fellowship, Tufts Medical Center and Ophthalmic Consultants of Boston, Inc., 2009
Professional Activities and Awards

Member, American Academy of Ophthalmology Member, American Society of Retinal Specialists Member, Washington Academy of Eye Physicians and Surgeons Member, Chinese American Ophthalmological Society Member, Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology, Top Doctor, Seattle Magazine: 2019, Top Doctor, Seattle Met Magazine: 2019

Patient Ratings and Comments
Patient Ratings
All ratings are submitted by Virginia Mason patients and are verified by an independent, national patient survey company. Ratings are measured on a scale of 1 to 5 with 5 being the best score. Learn about the ratings.
Would recommend provider
 
4.9 out of 5 stars
Provider's friendliness and courtesy
 
5.0 out of 5 stars
My confidence in provider
 
4.9 out of 5 stars
Provider spoke in clear language
 
4.9 out of 5 stars
Provider's effort to include me in decisions
 
4.9 out of 5 stars
Provider's explanation of condition or problem
 
4.9 out of 5 stars
Provider's concern for questions and worries
 
4.9 out of 5 stars
Time provider spent with me
 
4.9 out of 5 stars
Patient Comments
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  Overall Patient Rating - October 2019
Excellent & very individualized care! Answers all questions thoroughly. Very patient & I never feel like Dr. Chieh is in a hurry to get to her next patient. Thank you!
  Overall Patient Rating - October 2019
Dr. Chieh is thorough, thoughtful, inclusive in sharing all aspects of my condition, and she welcomes any and all questions I may have.
  Overall Patient Rating - October 2019
*Dr. Chieh is the BEST!
  Overall Patient Rating - September 2019
Dr. Chieh is truly EXCELLENT!
  Overall Patient Rating - September 2019
Dr. Chieh is always caring, professional and interested in how I am doing. I especially like that she involves me in decisions about my care and tells me what the options are as well as if she thinks I am making a good decision. She makes me fell like I am her most important patient!
  Overall Patient Rating - September 2019
Dr. Chieh is the ideal physician for communication, a caring and reassuring interaction, and medical expertise which she explains in understandable terms. She's the best ever.
  Overall Patient Rating - September 2019
*Dr. Chieh is very professional an excellent physician. I have recommended him on several occasions.
  Overall Patient Rating - August 2019
Dr. Chieh was very attentive to my situation with a new finding in my left eye. She took adequate time to address my concerns. She explained the implications and the next steps.
  Overall Patient Rating - July 2019
Dr Chieh is an extraordinary retina specialist. She has outstanding training credentials and is practicing "cutting edge" clinical care. Moreover she delivers care with a full dose of warmth and empathy
  Overall Patient Rating - July 2019
she explained things really clearly and patiently
  Overall Patient Rating - July 2019
Dr. Che an staff are great
  Overall Patient Rating - July 2019
I was able to clearly understand the information about my diagnosis and potential for treatment.
  Overall Patient Rating - July 2019
Dr. Chieh is so personable, approachable and professional. I would recommend her to anyone!
  Overall Patient Rating - July 2019
Dr. Chieh is a wonderful and knowledgeable doctor. I will keep her as my doctor and willtravel fromBoise to see her.
  Overall Patient Rating - July 2019
Excellent individualized care provided by Dr. Chieh! Very patient, even though I had lots of questions. Provides clear instructions.
  Overall Patient Rating - June 2019
couldn't have been better
  Overall Patient Rating - June 2019
Dr. Chieh is an outstanding individual as well as an outstanding physician.
  Overall Patient Rating - June 2019
I have a number of specialists I have to see because of my many chronic medical conditions. While it isn't nice to pick favorites, I have to say, Dr. Chieh is my favorite. Her bedside manner, along with her knowledge , is a standard others would do well to emulate.
  Overall Patient Rating - June 2019
I have already recommended the care team - everyone involved - to others.
  Overall Patient Rating - June 2019
*Dr. Chieh always takes the time needed to answer all my questions. I never feel rushed and I always feel heard.
  Overall Patient Rating - June 2019
I really really liked her and her professionalism
  Overall Patient Rating - June 2019
Doctor Chieh is always pleasant and eager to answer questions. She is never condescending or impatient. I am at ease knowing I am in good hands with her.
  Overall Patient Rating - June 2019
Dr. Chieh is topnotch in all facets
  Overall Patient Rating - May 2019
Excellent!
  Overall Patient Rating - May 2019
*Dr. Chieh is great!
  Overall Patient Rating - May 2019
Dr. Chieh is the best! Thank you for her great care!
  Overall Patient Rating - May 2019
Dr. Chieh has been a superb doctor, before and after my retinal surgery!! She is amazing!
  Overall Patient Rating - May 2019
Dr Chieh is the best! I've dealt with 3 other retinal surgeons and she is the best!!!
  Overall Patient Rating - May 2019
Could not have better treatment than I receive here, excellent!
  Overall Patient Rating - May 2019
Excellent! She explained everything and answered a lot of questions. I will definitely be back in the future.
  Overall Patient Rating - May 2019
highly recommend Dr. Chieh
  Overall Patient Rating - May 2019
Showed concern for my problem I was having, suggested follow up measures and what to expect in terms of improvement.
  Overall Patient Rating - May 2019
Everyone is really good to me - *Dr. Chieh is great.
  Overall Patient Rating - April 2019
provider is always very positive
  Overall Patient Rating - April 2019
Dr Chieh was/is an excellent doctor
  Overall Patient Rating - April 2019
Very professional and helpful.
  Overall Patient Rating - April 2019
Dr. Chieh is outstanding. I have great confidence in her and appreciate her efforts to involve me in treatment decisions.
  Overall Patient Rating - March 2019
Dr. Chieh is always both caring and professional and tries to make sure I understand the information she gives me.
  Overall Patient Rating - February 2019
Dr. Chieh gives me a very high level of confidence that I am receiving the best care, advice and treatment for my serious condition.
  Overall Patient Rating - February 2019
Very happy with my return to Dr. Chieh's care.
  Overall Patient Rating - February 2019
dr chieh is the best! always fantastic
  Overall Patient Rating - February 2019
Dr Chieh is a good doctor and a nice lady.
  Overall Patient Rating - February 2019
I am sharing some information with my senior _____ friends.
  Overall Patient Rating - February 2019
Dr. Cheih is easly the most caring and down-to-earth opthomologist I have had the pleasure of working with. She and I have known each other for several years, as she is my wife's MD. And now, and I'm pleased to say, she also mine.
  Overall Patient Rating - February 2019
*Dr. Chieh has been treating me for about a year. The progress has been steady as she predicted.
  Overall Patient Rating - February 2019
I really like Dr. Chieh
  Overall Patient Rating - February 2019
Dr Chieh is a superb doctor.
  Overall Patient Rating - January 2019
I've seen Dr. Chieh for the past few years - she's always wonderful. She's very thorough and patient.