Dr. Yoo is available for appointments in Boston, and Framingham.

Sylvia H. Yoo, MD

Pediatric Ophthalmology
and Strabismus Service


Dr. Yoo specializes in pediatric eye disease and strabismus in both children and adults. She has special interests in amblyopia, pediatric cataracts and adult strabismus, for which her surgical technique includes the use of adjustable sutures.


Patient Appointments: Boston: 617-636-6769
Framingham: 508-879-3204

Dr. Yoo's Office: 617-636-6769

Fax: Boston: 617-636-3305
Framingham: 508-620-0098

Board Certification

American Board of Ophthalmology


  • Pediatric Ophthalmology & Strabismus, The Wilmer Eye Institute, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD


  • Pediatrics, Lucile Packard Children's Hospital, Stanford University Medical Center, Palo Alto, CA
  • Ophthalmology, Jules Stein Eye Institute, University of California-Los Angeles, CA

Medical School

University of Alabama School of Medicine, Birmingham, AL

Academic Appointment

Assistant Professor of Ophthalmology, Tufts University School of Medicine

Professional Honors and Awards

2010, Fellowship Recipient, Clinical and Translational Science Awards (CTSA) Consortium Child Health Oversight Committee


Memberships and Affiliations

  • American Academy of Ophthalmology
  • American Association of Pediatric Ophthalmology and Strabismus, committee member
  • American Academy of Pediatrics
  • The New England Ophthalmological Society


Selected Publications

  • Yoo SH, Jansson LM, Park, HJ. Sensorimotor outcomes in children with prenatal exposure to methadone.  J AAPOS.  In press.
  • Yoo SH, Buu MC, Kollef MH, Enzenauer RW.  Ocular manifestations of Pediatric Pulmonary Diseases.  In: Levin AV, Enzenauer RW, editors. The Eye in Pediatric Systemic Disease. Cham, Switzerland: Springer International Publishing; 2017:1806-1856.
  • Yoo SH, Rootman DB, Goh A, Savar A, Goldberg RA.  Localization and Retrieval of an Eyelid Metallic Foreign Body With an Oscillating Magnet and High-Resolution Ultrasonography.  Ophthal Plast Reconstr Surg. 2014 Jul-Aug;32(4):e83-4.
  • Yoo SH, Pineles SL, Jarrahy R, Velez FG.  Ophthalmic manifestations of cherubism.  J AAPOS. 2015 Feb;19(1):70-2.
  • Yoo SH, Pineles SL, Goldberg RA, Velez FG.  Rectus muscle resection in Graves' ophthalmopathy.  J AAPOS. 2013 Feb;17(1):9-15.


Sylvia Yoo, MD