Jia Y. Liu, OD

Jia Yu (Nancy) Liu, OD


Nancy Liu, OD, is an optometrist with Lifespan Physician Group Ophthalmology.

Dr. Liu earned a doctorate in optometry at the State University of New York College of Optometry in New York City. She completed her residency in ocular disease/cornea and specialty contact lenses at the University of Virginia, department of ophthalmology in Charlottesville.

She specializes in fitting a wide range of specialty contact lenses, including gas permeable, scleral, hybrid, and custom soft lenses for patients who have keratoconus, severe dry eye syndrome, high refractive error, corneal dystrophies, corneal grafts, and other corneal irregularities.

Dr. Liu treats patients who have dry eye syndrome, glaucoma, hypertensive and diabetic retinopathy, and age-related macular degeneration.

She has presented research posters at several conferences.

Dr. Liu is passionate about community service and volunteering. In 2017, she participated as a student doctor with the Volunteer Optometric Service to Humanity (VOSH) organization on a mission trip that provided 1,000 patients in rural Chiapas, Mexico, with free eye exams. 

She is a member of Beta Sigma Kappa, the international optometric honor society, and a fellow of the American Academy of Optometry.




Lifespan Physician Group Ophthalmology, Providence, RI
Coro Center West (directions)
1 Hoppin Street, Suite 202
Providence, RI 02903

Lifespan Physician Group Ophthalmology, East Providence, RI
950 Warren Avenue, Suite 302
East Providence, RI 02914


  • Optometry School:  SUNY College of Optometry
  • Residency:  University of Virginia, Department of Ophthalmology