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Allen Chiang, M.D.

By http://www.midatlanticretina.com/author
November 7, 2013


Fellowship: Wills Eye Hospital
Residency: Jules Stein Eye Institute, UCLA
Medical School: New York University
Undergraduate: Brown University

Dr. Allen Chiang graduated Magna Cum Laude from Brown University. He received his Doctor of Medicine degree from the New York University School of Medicine, where he was elected to the Alpha Omega Alpha Medical Honor Society. He then completed an internship at Scripps Mercy Hospital in San Diego and a residency in ophthalmology at the prestigious Jules Stein Eye Institute at UCLA, where he was dually recognized with the Jules Stein Resident Awards for Surgical Excellence and Clinical Research. He then completed a two-year vitreoretinal fellowship at the Wills Eye Hospital in Philadelphia and was the recipient of the William Tasman, MD Outstanding Fellow Award.

Prior to joining Mid Atlantic Retina, Dr. Chiang was in private practice in the San Francisco Bay Area as a vitreoretinal surgeon and was recognized as a Top Doctor by Oakland Magazine. In 2013, he returned to Philadelphia to join Mid Atlantic Retina and to be an active member of the Retina Service of the renowned Wills Eye Hospital. He is also an Assistant Professor of Ophthalmology at Sidney Kimmel Medical College of Thomas Jefferson University and is actively involved in the education and training of medical students, residents, and fellows.

Dr. Chiang is board certified by the American Board of Ophthalmology and is a member of the American Academy of Ophthalmology, American Society of Retina Specialists, Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology, Pennsylvania Academy of Ophthalmology, Montgomery County Medical Society, the Vit-Buckle Society and The Retina Society. He has authored numerous peer-reviewed scientific publications and textbook chapters on vitreoretinal diseases and has been an invited speaker to present scientific papers and abstracts at various national ophthalmic and retina subspecialty meetings. He is actively involved as a clinical investigator in numerous cutting-edge, collaborative trials and studies on various retinal conditions including age-related macular degeneration, diabetic macular edema, and retinal detachment. He also serves as a manuscript reviewer for a number of distinguished ophthalmic journals.

Dr. Chiang has particular interest in innovative therapeutic approaches to age-related macular degeneration, diabetic retinopathy, and surgical conditions of the macula and retina.  He was also recognized as a 'Top Physician Under 40" by the Pennsylvania Medical Society in September 2017.

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