Allen Chiang, M.D.

  • 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 a transitional internship at Scripps Mercy Hospital in San Diego, the oldest hospital and one of the best in that region. Thereafter, he completed a residency in ophthalmology at the prestigious Stein Eye Institute at the University of California at Los Angeles (UCLA), perennially the #1 eye hospital in the western US. At UCLA, his performance was dually recognized with the Stein Resident Awards for Surgical Excellence and Clinical Research. He then completed a two-year medical and surgical retina fellowship at 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 retina surgeon and garnered recognition as a Top Doctor by Oakland Magazine. In 2013, he returned to Philadelphia to join Mid Atlantic Retina and serve as an active member of the Retina Service of Wills Eye Hospital. He is an Assistant Professor of Ophthalmology at Sidney Kimmel Medical College of Thomas Jefferson University and is actively involved in the education and training of the next generation of ophthalmologists and retina specialists.

Board-certified by the American Board of Ophthalmology since 2010, Dr. Chiang is an active member of the American Academy of Ophthalmology (AAO), American Society of Retina Specialists (ASRS), Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology, Pennsylvania Academy of Ophthalmology, Montgomery County Medical Society, and the Vit-Buckle Society. In addition, he is an elected member of the esteemed Retina Society. He is a member of the editorial boards of Retina Today and the AAO’s Ophthalmic News and Education (ONE) Network, which is the Academy’s global platform for continuing medical education for over 30,000 ophthalmologists.

Dr. Chiang has contributed over 50 original papers, editorials, and textbook chapters on vitreoretinal diseases to help advance the field. He serves as an ad hoc reviewer for multiple journals including RETINA, American Journal of Ophthalmology, and British Journal of Ophthalmology. With a clinical interest in developing new treatments for retinal diseases, he is a Principal Investigator or co-investigator at Wills Eye Hospital for many collaborative national and international clinical trials for conditions such as age-related macular degeneration, diabetic retinopathy, and surgical retinal diseases. He has been invited to speak and present scientific papers at national ophthalmic meetings and earned an Honor Award from the ASRS for this work.

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