Audrey Chow, MD, is a Bay Area native who received her undergraduate degree from Dartmouth College in cognitive neuroscience and economics. She received her MD from the USC Keck School of Medicine and completed her internship in internal medicine at CPMC. Audrey first became interested in ophthalmology while conducting research in vision and facial perception, exploring the integration of individual parts to perceive the face as a recognizable whole. In medical school she pursued research in surgical management of uveitic glaucoma with aqueous shunts. She also served on the executive board of the Ophthalmology Interest Group at USC and helped organize drives to provide free corrective lenses to underserved populations in Los Angeles. Audrey is an avid outdoors person who spends time with her husband, Darren, hiking, cycling and skiing.
In May 2023, Dr. Chow was selected as the First Prize Winner for CPMC’s annual Resident Research Day. Her presentation entitled, “The Effect of Eyedrop Size on Pupillary Dilation Using the Nanodropper Bottle Adapter“, received the judges’ highest score out of all resident presentations from all departments.