Dr. Jeffrey J. Tan graduated with a bachelor’s degree in business administration from the Haas School of Business at University of California in Berkeley. Dr. Tan then went on to earn his medical degree at Boston University School of Medicine, Boston, MA. He completed his ophthalmology residency at SUNY Downstate Medical Center in Brooklyn, NY where he served as chief resident and received the Kings County Resident of the Year Award and the Richard C. Troutman Award for Academic Excellence in Opthamology. During his training there, he was also awarded the Association of University Professors of Ophthalmology (AUPO) Research Award and the SUNY Downstate Research Award. He has subsequently completed a two-year fellowship in vitreoretinal diseases and surgery at the USC Roski Eye Institute in Los Angeles, CA. He has been awarded the prestigious Vit-Buckle Society Best Fellow Surgical Award two years in a row. Dr. Tan has published in multiple journals and book chapters and has developed a novel surgical technique to improve visualization during pars plana vitrectomy. Dr. Tan is fluent in Mandarin and speaks medical Spanish.Ophthalmology in Los Angeles, CA

Speaks English, Chinese (Mandarin), and Spanish

About Dr. Jeffrey . Tan M.D.

Jeffrey J. Tan MD graduated with a bachelor’s degree in business administration from the Haas School of Business at University of California, Berkeley, California. Dr. Tan then went on to earn his medical degree at Boston University School of Medicine, Boston, Massachusetts. He completed his ophthalmology residency at SUNY Downstate Medical Center in Brooklyn, NY, where he served as chief resident and received the Kings County resident of the year award and the Richard C. Troutman award for academic excellence. During his training there, he was also awarded the Association of University Professors of Ophthalmology (AUPO) research award and the SUNY Downstate research award. He has subsequently completed a two-year fellowship in vitreo-retinal diseases and surgery at the USC Roski Eye Institute, Los Angeles, California. He has been awarded the prestigious Vit-Buckle Society Best Fellow Surgical Award two years in a row. Dr. Tan has published in multiple journals and book chapters, and has developed a novel surgical technique to improve visualization during pars plana vitrectomy. Dr. Tan is fluent in Mandarin Chinese and speaks medical Spanish.

Qualifications and Experience

Education & Training

Hznwjdn8oamx4rrqo6ebUniversity of Southern California – LAC+USC Medical Center
Fellowship, Vitreoretinal, 2015 – 2017

Uafbg7964f2vyvcjnvqdSUNY Health Science Center at Brooklyn
Residency, Ophthalmology, 2012 – 2015

Me8h3rgcvcd7yxrctwclBoston University
Class of 2011

University of California, Berkeley, Haas School of Business
B.S., Business Administration, 2003 – 2007

Hospital Affiliations

Retina Vitreous Associates Medical Group
Current Affiliation
Los Angeles, CA

LAC+USC Medical Center
Current Affiliation
Los Angeles, CA

Good Samaritan Hospital
Current Affiliation
Los Angeles, CA

Qeqzxyejfvj8rrpbt07zHuntington Memorial Hospital
Current Affiliation
Pasadena, CA

Olympia Medical Center
Current Affiliation
Los Angeles, CA

Qv1mlogptgqpqxo48cx9Adventist Health White Memorial
Current Affiliation
Los Angeles, CA

Evzzw1t2xulekitizvcrCalifornia Hospital Medical Center
Current Affiliation
Los Angeles, CA

USC Roski Eye Institute
Former Affiliation
Los Angeles, CA

 

 Journal Article

Managing High-Risk Asymptomatic RRD- Navigating a management dilemma in this young surgeon who had LASIK.
Retina Specialist
Shih GC, Tan JJ, Olmos LC
9/2016

Extranodal Rosai-Dorfman Disease of the Orbit: Clinical Features of 8 Cases
Ophthal Plast Reconstr Surg
Tan JJ, Narang S, Purewal B, Langer PD, Blaydon S, Schwarcz RM, McCormick SA, Kim JY, Walrath JD, Burt BO, Shinder R
1/11/2015

Pediatric persistent nephrogram without contrast-induced nephropathy after trauma.
Journal of Clinical Pediatric Nephrology.
Tan JJ, Melendez ML.
2015

 

 Lecture

Long-term Adverse Effects of Intravitreal Bevacizumab in Rat Model of Retinopathy of Prematurity
1/30/2015
Tucson, AZ

Long-Term Ocular Adverse Effects of Intravitreal Avastin in a Rat Model of Oxygen-Induced Retinopathy
1/26/2015
San Diego, CA

Klebsiella liver abscess-related endogenous endophthalmitis
1/10/2015
Atlantic City, N

Certifications

12American Board of Ophthalmology
Ophthalmology

Medical Licenses

CaCA State Medical License
2015 – 2018

NyNY State Medical License
2014 – 2016

Work Experience

Physician
Retina-Vitreous Associates Medical Group
Los Angeles, CA
Diseases and Surgery of the Retina and Vitreous
2017 – Present

 

Awards

Best Fellow Surgical Video/CONNECT Network Grant Winner
Vit-Buckle Society, 2016-2017

Resident and Fellow Research Forum Award Winner
AUPO, 2015

Richard C. Troutman, MD Award for Academic Excellence in Ophthalmology
SUNY Downstate Medical Center, 2015

Annual Research Travel Award
SUNY Downstate Medical Center, 2015

Resident of the Year Award
Kings County Hospital Center, 2014

 

Publications


 

PubMed

Ocular Adverse Effects of Intravitreal Bevacizumab Are Potentiated by Intermittent Hypoxia in a Rat Model of Oxygen-Induced Retinopathy.
J Ophthalmol
Tan JJ, Cai CL, Shrier EM, McNally L, Lazzaro DR, Aranda JV, Beharry KD
2017

Intravitreal bevacizumab alters type IV collagenases and exacerbates arrested alveologenesis in the neonatal rat lungs.
Exp Lung Res
Valencia AM, Cai CL, Tan J, Duggan TJ, Valencia GB, Aranda JV, Beharry KD
4/2017

THE BANDAGE LENS TECHNIQUE: A NOVEL METHOD TO IMPROVE INTRAOPERATIVE VISUALIZATION AND FLUIDIC STABILIZATION DURING VITRECTOMY IN CASES OF PENETRATING OCULAR TRAUMA.
Retina
Tan JJ, George MS, Olmos de Koo LC
7/2016

Abstract

Risk Factors Among Cataract Patients For Steroid Response
ARVO Annual Meeting; AAO Annual Meeting
Tan JJ
1/17/2010
Chicago, IL, 2010; Ft. Lauderdale, FL, 2010

Distal Perforator Artery Aneurysms in the Posterior Circulation: Report of Three Cases
Congress of Neurological Surgeons Annual Meeting
Tan JJ
1/9/2006
Chicago, IL

Other

Diabetic Retinopathy: Complications of Diabetes Mellitus
Tan JJ
1/1/2013