Johnny Tang MD

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Johnny Tang, M.D. is a board certified and fellowship-trained ophthalmologist specializing in medical, inflammatory and hereditary diseases of the macula, retina and vitreous. After completing an ophthalmology residency at the North Shore University-Long Island Jewish Medical Center, where he also served as Chief Resident, Dr. Tang completed fellowship training in hereditary eye diseases at the prestigious National Eye Institute, National Institutes of Health. He also completed fellowship training in vitreoretinal medicine, surgery and uveitis at the Schepens Eye Research Institute/Massachusetts Eye and Ear Institute and Massachusetts Eye Research and Surgery Institute with C. Stephen Foster, M.D.  

Prior to joining Eye Health Vision, Dr. Tang served as assistant professor of ophthalmology at Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine. He was then appointed associate professor of ophthalmology at the University of Kansas School of Medicine where he also was Director of the Retina Service. During his time at Case Western Reserve University he received their Attending of the Year Award for outstanding dedication to patient care and resident education. At the University of Kansas he received the University of Kansas Medical Center 20/20 Voyage Award for exceptional commitment to their mission of patient care, education and research. He is also a recipient of the American Academy of Ophthalmology Achievement Honor Award for his contributions to the Academy, its scientific and educational programs and to ophthalmology.

His research interests include finding noninvasive therapies for diabetic retinopathy and age-related macular degeneration. Dr. Tang has received significant research funding and has been principal investigator on a number of studies in diabetes and age‐related macular degeneration including DRCRnet, AREDS I and II, ACCORDION Eye and the TODAY Eye Study.

In addition to his clinical activities, Dr. Tang actively contributes to the medical literature and serves as an editorial board member and peer-reviewer for ophthalmic journals. He is an invited speaker and an active member of professional organizations including the Retina Society, the Foster Ocular Immunology Society, the Massachusetts Eye and Ear Alumni Association, the American Academy of Ophthalmology, the American Society of Retina Specialists and the Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology.

We are delighted that Dr. Tang has decided to return to the New England region to practice and to raise his children. At Eye Health Vision, Dr. Tang specializes in diagnosis, prevention and treatment of macular degeneration, diabetic eye disease, retinal vein occlusions, inflammatory and hereditary retinal eye diseases. Dr. Tang provides the most current medical therapies including the use of anti-vascular endothelial growth factor agents and laser treatments. 


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Board Certified
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Primary Specialty
Retina
Secondary Specialty
Comprehensive Ophthalmology
Title
Ophthalmologist (MD)