Daniel W. Chin, MD is a board certified Ophthalmic Surgeon. He graduated with a B.A. from New York University with academic achievements on the dean’s list and honors in Biology. He received his medical degree from New York University where he was also involved in Immunological research dealing with the inflammatory response of the human body. He completed a medical and surgical internship at Overlook Hospital, a Columbia Affiliated Hospital. He returned to New York University where he completed his Ophthalmology residency, where he served as the Chief resident of Bellevue Hospital and the Manhattan V.A. Hospital.
Dr. Chin joined the Ratchford Eye Center in 2008. Prior to joining the group, Dr. Chin was in practice in Middlesex County and an Assistant Clinical Professor in Ophthalmology at the UCONN Health Center where he practiced comprehensive medical and surgical ophthalmology. He has a special interest in cataract surgery, laser surgery, and eyelid plastic surgery. Dr. Chin is an attending surgeon at the Hospital of Central Connecticut and Hartford Hospital. He performs surgery at the Hartford Hospital Eye Surgery Center in Newington.
Dr. Chin is a fellow of the American Academy of Ophthalmology, the Connecticut Society of Eye Physicians, and the New England Ophthalmological Society. A native of New York he moved to Connecticut in 1985. Dr. Chin is married with 2 children and enjoys tennis.