Cheiny Shiau grew up in Southern California and completed her undergraduate degree at the University of California Los Angeles. After graduation, she worked as a medical scribe and then back office manager at a retina practice, where she discovered her love for providing medical care and building relationships with patients. Inspired to further her education, Cheiny graduated from the physician assistant program at Duke University School of Medicine, the birthplace of the profession. She is certified by the National Commission on Certification for Physician Assistants and license by the medical board of California.
Cheiny is passionate about medical and surgical dermatology, and enjoys being able to positively impact patients' lives by treating their skin conditions. She continues to expand her knowledge by regularly attending continuing medical education conferences. When not in clinic, she loves doing aerial silks, reading, and exploring new foods while traveling.