Our Doctors

Gordon Newman, M.D.

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Gordon Newman, M.D. is a board-certified, comprehensive ophthalmologist with a special interest in cataract and lens implant surgery. Dr. Newman earned his undergraduate degree from Cornell University and his medical degree from New York Medical College. Following his internship at the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor, he served for two years in the U.S. Navy. His ophthalmology training was completed at Ohio State University Hospital and fellowship training in Washington, D.C. After moving to Dallas, Dr. Newman opened this practice. For more than 20 years, he served as a clinical instructor at U.T. Southwestern Medical School and was chairman of the ophthalmology department at St. Paul Hospital. Dr. Newman has repeatedly been selected as a “Top Doc” in D magazine and Texas Monthly, and as one of the “Top Doctors in America”.

Larry R. Taub, M.D.

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Larry R. Taub, M.D. grew up in Dallas and attended J. J. Pearce High School. He graduated from Duke University in Durham, NC, and Baylor College of Medicine in Houston. He did his ophthalmology training at Emory University, where he was honored to be Chief Resident in Ophthalmology. Following his residency, he joined the faculty of Emory University School of Medicine as an Assistant Professor, and the first general Ophthalmologist on the staff. During his tenure, he became the Director of Comprehensive Ophthalmology at The Emory Clinic, and the head of Ophthalmology at Crawford Long Hospital in Atlanta. In 1998, Dr. Taub and his family moved back to the Dallas area to join Dr. Newman in practice. He served as president of the Dallas Academy of Ophthalmology from 2007-2008 and is currently on their board. Dr. Taub has been recognized each year by “D” Magazine’s “Best Doctors” list since 2005 and Texas Monthly’s “Super Doctors” since 2004.

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Claire Y. Chu, M.D.

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Claire Y. Chu, M.D. became a partner at Newman & Taub Vision center in January of 2016. Dr. Chu obtained all her medical training right here in Texas after earning her undergraduate degree from the University of Berkeley. She received her medical degree at Baylor College of Medicine in Houston, Texas. She then attended the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center in Dallas, Texas for her ophthalmology residency. Dr. Chu is a board certified ophthalmologist specializing in cataract and refractive surgery. She joined Newman & Taub Vision Center after a successful practice in Greenville and Rockwall, Texas. Dr. Chu serves on the Dallas Academy Ophthalmology board of directors, is a clinical instructor at the University of Texas Southwestern Medical School, and also participated in a medical mission trip to Belize.