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Dr. Christopher C. Lo, Curriculum Vitae

Dr. Christopher C Lo

Dr. Christopher C. Lo M.D.

Assistant Clinical Professor of Ophthalmology

Curriculum Vitae
Technical Writings

 

Christopher C. Lo, M.D.
Mailing Address Eyesthetica
1513 South Grand Ave Suite 200, Los Angeles, CA 90015
Office Locations 1513 South Grand Ave Suite 200, Los Angeles, CA 90015
3400 Lomita Blvd Suite 401, Torrance, CA 90505
Phone Office 213-451-6824 x1004
E-Mail clo@eyesthetica.com
Language Fluency English, Spanish
Education & Training
Eyesthetica, 10/2019-current
Associate Surgeon.
UCLA Doheny and Stein Eye Institutes (Los Angeles, CA), 7/2017-7/2019
Fellow. ASOPRS 2-year Fellowship in Orbital and Ophthalmic Plastic Surgery.
New York University School of Medicine (New York, NY), 7/2014-6/2017
Chief Resident. Residency in Ophthalmology.
New York University School of Medicine (New York, NY), 7/2013-6/2014
Internship in Internal Medicine.
Mount Sinai School of Medicine (New York, NY), Class of 2013
Doctor of Medicine.
Harvard College (Cambridge, MA), Class of 2009
Class Marshal. Bachelor of Arts degree in Biology, Secondary Concentration in Health Policy.
National Experimental High School (Hsinchu, Taiwan), Class of 2005
Valedictorian and Class President.
Professional Society Memberships
2017-present American Society of Ophthalmic Plastics and Reconstructive Surgery, Member
2017-present Los Angeles Society of Ophthalmology, Member
2014-2017 New York Orbit and Oculoplastic Society, Member
2014-present American Academy of Ophthalmology, Member
2013-present Bellevue Alumni Society, Member
2012-present Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Society, Lambda Chapter
Honors and awards
2019 Recipient of the $2500 ITEDS Fellows Grant
2018 UCLA Stein Eye Institute Fellow Teaching Award
2014 Bellevue Health and Hospital Corporation Patient Care Trust Fund Awardee
2010 National President’s Volunteer Service Award
2009 Elected Harvard Class Marshal
2008 Harvard Academic Competitiveness Grant
LEADERSHIP & SERVICE ACTIVITIES
Mongolia Mission Trip. Volunteer. The Virtue Foundation, 2017
Involved in pre-trip planning and operations. Screened and treated 122 patients and performed 56 surgeries at First General Hospital with Oculoplastics surgical team.
Mid-Year Forum. NYSOS Advocacy Ambassador. Washington DC, 2017
Elected as a NYU representative at the annual AAO Mid-Year Forum advocacy conference.
House Staff Leadership Committee. Ophthalmology Residency Program Representative. NYU, 2014-2016
Elected to represent ophthalmology department in NYU interdepartmental council.
House Staff Representative for Clinical Learning Environment Review. Residency Program Representative. NYU, 2015
Elected departmental representative in NYU-wide ACGME review.
East Harlem Health Outreach Partnership (EHHOP) Ophthalmology Clinic. Co-founder. MSSM, 2011-2013
Co-founded student-run Ophthalmology Clinic that provides free eye care and glasses to uninsured population.
East Harlem Health Outreach Partnership. Teaching Senior, Clinic Manager, HIV Counselor. MSSM, 2009-2013
Organized student-run clinic providing free health care to uninsured East Harlem residents. Led teaching sessions.
Executive Admissions Committee. Class Representative. MSSM, 2012-2013
Peer-elected representative to recruit, review, and interview applicants and present at weekly admissions meetings.
Student Council. Social Chair. MSSM, 2009-2012
Elected to liaise between colleagues, student council and faculty to coordinate orientation activities, networking events, class meetings, recruitment events, trips, and formals.
Ophthalmology Students Interest Group. President. MSSM, 2010–2011
Organized faculty and research dinner meetings and shadowing sessions for interested medical students.
Plastic Surgery Interest Group. President. MSSM, 2010–2011
Organized school-wide plastic surgery panel discussions. Arranged shadowing and research opportunities for students.
Harvard Krokodiloes. Tour Manager, Historian. Harvard, 2006-2008
The Harvard Krokodiloes are the oldest and most widely traveling a cappella singing group at Harvard. Planned a six- continent tour in 2008 budgeted at over $100,000. Soloed at Carnegie Hall and over 200 performances each year.
PEER-REVIEWED PUBLICATIONS
1 Elahi E, Afshin EE, Guthrie AJ, Lo C. Sutureless Transconjunctival Insertion of Eyelid Weights: A Novel Technique. Ophthal Plast Reconstr Surg. 2022;38(1):87-89.
2 Lee JJ, Cohen LM, Lo CC, Rootman DB. Periphlebitis of the Superior Ophthalmic Vein. Ophthal Plast Reconstr Surg. 2021;37(3S):S144-S148.
3 Lorden DS, Kim A, Tejawinata F, Samimi D, Lo C, Dresner S, Burnstine Ml. What is in a Name? It is Time to Retire the Term “Asian Blepharoplasty.” Ophthal Plast Reconstr Surg. Published online December 7, 2020. doi:10.1097/IOP.0000000000001903.
4 Lo C, Yang M, Rootman D. Natural history of inflammatory and non-inflammatory dry eye in thyroid eye disease. Orbit. 2021;40(5):389-393.
5 Ugradar S, Lo C, Manoukian N, Putthirangsiwong B, Rootman D. The Degree of Post-traumatic Enophthalmos Detectable by Lay Observers. Facial Plast Surg. May 2019. doi:10.1055/s-0039-1688945.
6 Godfrey K, Kally P, Dubar K, Campbell A, Callahan A, Lo C, Freund R, Lisman R. Doxycycline Injection for Sclerotherapy of Lower Eyelid Festoons and Malar Edema: Preliminary Results. Ophthal Plast Reconstr Surg. March 2019. Doi”10.1097/IOP. 0000000000001332.
7 Ugradar S, Lo C, Goldberg R. Ruptured carotid cavernous fistula presenting with headache and elevated intraocular pressure. Ophthalmology. 2019;126(2):204.
8 Lo C, Ugradar S, Rootman D. Orbital imaging in thyroid-related orbitopathy. J AAPOS. July 2018. doi:10.1016/j.jaapos.2018.06.002.
9 Byers JT, Qing X, Lo C, French SW, Ji P. Unilateral localized conjunctival amyloidosis in a patient with a history of contralateral orbit/eyelid lymphoma. Exp Mol Pathol. 2018;104(2):151-154.
10 Bokman CL, Lo CC, Eichhorn K, Goldberg RA. Congenital Accessory Palpebral Fissure and Eyelid in a Newborn: A Case Report. Ophthal Plast Reconstr Surg. April 2018. doi:10.1097/IOP.0000000000001118.
11 Ramesh S, Bokman C, Mustak H, Lo C, Goldberg R, Rootman D. Medial Buttressing in Orbital Blowout Fractures. Ophthal Plast Reconstr Surg. 2018;34(5):456-459.
12 Charles NC, Proia AD, Lo C. Endocrine Mucin-Producing Sweat Gland Carcinoma of the Eyelid Associated with Mucinous Adenocarcinoma. Ophthal Plast Reconstr Surg. 2018;34(2):e37-e38.
13 Tsui E, Lo CC, Lazzaro DR. Ruptured globe from badminton racquet injury while wearing spectacles. Can J Ophthalmol. 2017;52(6):625.
14 Lo C, Patel P, Charles NC. Langerhans Cell Histiocytosis Presenting as a Nodulo-Ulcerative Eyelid Lesion. Ophthal Plast Reconstr Surg. 2017;33:S51–S52.
15 Lo C, Petris CK, Haberman I, et al. Arteriovenous Malformation of the Eyelid: Surgical Management and Histologic Study.
Ophthal Plast Reconstr Surg. 2017;33:S138–S140.
16 Eviatar J, Lo C, Kirszrot J. Radiesse: Advanced techniques and applications for a unique and versatile implant. Plastics and Reconstructive Surgery. 2015 Nov;136(5 Suppl):164–70.
17 Dhrami-Gavazi E, Lo C, Patel P, Galic V, Pareja F, Kazim M. Gestational choriocarcinoma metastasis to the extraocular muscle: a case report. Ophthalmic Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery. 2014 Jun;30(3):e75–7.
18 Dallas KB, Froylich D, Choi JJ, Rosa JH, Lo C, Colon MJ, Telem DA, Divino CM. Laparoscopic versus open inguinal hernia repair in octogenarians: a follow up study. Geriatrics and Gerontology International. 2013 Apr;13(2):329-33.
19 Chen J, Lynn E, Wilke E, El-Sabrout K, Lo C, Divino C. Radiographic findings of anastomotic leaks. The American Surgeon. 2013 Feb; 79(2):194-7.
20 Hernandez-Rosa J, Lo CC, Choi JJ, Colon MJ, Boudourakis L, Telem DA, Divino CM. Laparoscopic versus open inguinal hernia repair in octogenarians. Hernia. 2011 Dec;15(6):655–8.
CHAPTERS & NON-PEER-REVIEWED PUBLICATIONS
1 Lo C, Rootman D. Refractory Dry Eye. In: Uttar Pradesh, editor. Lacrimal Surgery: Medical and Surgical Management. New York: Thieme, 2020.
2 Lo C. (Ed). 2019. Chapter 12: The Eyes. In: Soriano R, editor. Bates’ Visual Guide to the Physical Exam and History Taking.
13th ed. Philadelphia: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, 2019.
3 Campbell A, Lo C, Lisman R. Technique for ptosis correction. In: Operative Techniques in Plastic Surgery; Chung L, Thorne C, Gosain A, Soltanian H, van Aalst J, Mehrara B, Disa J, Lee G (Eds). Philadelphia: Wolters Kulwer, 2019.
4 Lo C, Campbell A, Eviatar J. Periorbital and facial rejuvenation: a paradigm shift for patients and surgeons. In: Compendium of Oculofacial, Orbital and Lacrimal Surgery; Ali MJ and Cohen AJ (Eds). Berlin, Germany: Springer-Verlag, 2019.
5 Lo C, Nagori S. 2017. Eye Complaints. In: Habboushe J, editor. EMRA’s Basics in Emergency Medicine. 3rd Ed. Irving (TX): Emergency Medicine Residents’ Association.
6 Tsui E, Thareja T, Mehta T, Escuder A, Lo C, Payel P, Sperber L. EyeWorld Resident Journal Club. May 2017. Available online at https://www.eyeworld.org/review-oms302-intracameral-ketorolac-and-phenylephrine-effect-intraoperative-pupil- diameter-and
7 Lo C, Glavas I. Diagnosis and management of involutional entropion. EyeNet. 2015 Feb;20(2): 35-7.
Presentations
1 Conger J, Burnstine, Dresner S, Lo C, Wang Y, Samimi, D. Oral Sedation Anesthesia Protocol for In-office Oculoplastic Surgery. Oral Presentation at the 53rd Annual Fall Scientific Symposium for the American Society of Ophthalmic Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Palmer House; Chicago, IL, September 29-30, 2022.
2 Conger J, Pfeiffer L, Lo C, Samimi, D. Pre-Aponeurotic Fat Advancement Pedicle for Correction of Upper Eyelid Sulcus Volume Asymmetry. Oral Presentation at the 53rd Annual Fall Scientific Symposium for the American Society of Ophthalmic Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Palmer House; Chicago, IL, September 29-30, 2022.
3 Conger J, Burnstine, Lo C, Dresner S, Song J, Grisby M, Samimi, D. Cosmetic Surgery Trends in a Single Oculofacial Private Practice during the COVID-19 Pandemic: Correlation with Google Analytics. Poster Presentation at the 52th Annual Fall Scientific Symposium for the American Society of Ophthalmic Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Virtual Meeting; November 11-12, 2021.
4 Cohen L, Lee J, Lo C, Rootman D. Periphlebitis of the Superior Ophthalmic Vein. Poster Presentation at the 51th Annual Fall Scientific Symposium for the American Society of Ophthalmic Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Virtual Meeting; November 20-22, 2020.
5 Lo C Hoenig J. The faden-style lower rhytidectomy. Video Presentation at the 50th Annual Fall Scientific Symposium for the American Society of Ophthalmic Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Hilton Union Square; San Francisco, CA, October 10- 11, 2019.
6 Lo C, Hoenig J. Eyeliner tattoo pigment in the submental lymph nodes simulating metastatic malignant melanoma. Poster Presentation at the 50th Annual Fall Scientific Symposium for the American Society of Ophthalmic Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Hilton Union Square; San Francisco, CA, October 10-11, 2019.
7 Lo C, Yang M, Rootman D. The Natural History of Inflammatory and Noninflammatory Dry Eye in Thyroid Eye Disease. Poster Presentation at the 50th Annual Fall Scientific Symposium for the American Society of Ophthalmic Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Hilton Union Square; San Francisco, CA, October 10-11, 2019.
8 Echalier E, Mehner L, Scott M, Radke P, Lo C, Cho R, Gonnering R, Migliori M, Liao S, Bajric J. Pyoderma Gangrenosum Affecting the Eye, Orbit, and Periorbital Soft Tissues: A Case Series. Oral Presentation at the 50th Annual Fall Scientific Symposium for the American Society of Ophthalmic Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Hilton Union Square; San Francisco, CA, October 10-11, 2019.
9 Lo C, Mustak M, Tran A, Essilfie J, McCannel T, Almanzor R, Rootman D. Extrascleral Extension of Chjoroidal Melanoma after Brachytherapy Treatment. Oral Presentation at the 34th Congress of Asia-Pacific Academy of Ophthalmology, Queen Sirikit National Convention Center; Bangkok, Thailand, March 6-9, 2019.
10 Lo C, Goldberg R, Rootman D. Correlation Between Ocular Surface Disease Index and Clinical Activity Score in Thyroid Eye Disease. Poster Presentation at the 34th Congress of Asia-Pacific Academy of Ophthalmology, Queen Sirikit National Convention Center; Bangkok, Thailand, March 6-9, 2019.
11 Lo C, Goldberg R, Rootman D. Correlation Between Ocular Surface Disease Index and Clinical Activity Score in Thyroid Eye Disease. Poster Presentation at the 5th Annual International Thyroid Eye Disease Society Symposium, Singapore General Hospital; Singapore, February 20-23, 2019.
12 Bokman C, Lo C, Goldberg R. Lower Eyelid Blepharoplasty with Steri-Strip Barrier. Oral Presentation at the Cosmetic Surgery Forum, The Cosmopolitan; Las Vegas, NV, November 29-30, 2018.
13 Garg E, Lo C. Sterile Immune-Mediated Hypersensitivity to Hyaluronic Acid Filler Injection. Oral Presentation at the Cosmetic Surgery Forum, The Cosmopolitan; Las Vegas, NV, November 29-30, 2018.
14 Lo C, Elahi E. Computer-Assisted 3-Dimensional Reconstruction of the Orbit: A Current Perspective. Oral Presentation at the 49th Annual Fall Scientific Symposium for the American Society of Ophthalmic Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Hilton Chicago; Chicago, IL, October 25-26, 2018.
15 Ugradr S, Monoukian N, Lo C, Rootman D, Goldberg R. Clinical and Radiologic Predictors of Dysthyroid Optic Neuropathy in Thyroid Eye Disease. Poster Presentation at the 49th Annual Fall Scientific Symposium for the American Society of Ophthalmic Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Hilton Chicago; Chicago, IL, October 25-26, 2018.
16 Godfrey K, Kally P, Dunbar K, Callahan A, Campbell A, Lo C, Freund B, Lisman R. Preliminary Results of Doxycycline Injection for Sclerotherapy of Malar Edema and Lower Eyelid Festoons. Oral Presentation at the 49th Annual Fall Scientific Symposium for the American Society of Ophthalmic Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Hilton Chicago; Chicago, IL, October 25-26, 2018.
17 Tsui E, Lo C, Kim, E, Haberman, I, Sperber S, Madu A, Lazzaro D, Schuman J. Assessment of Mentorship Needs During Ophthalmology Residency. Poster Presentation at the Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology Annual Meeting, Hawaii Convention Center; Honolulu, HI, April 29- May 3, 2018.
18 Lo C, Dunbar K, Campbell A, Lisman R. LacriCATH Sequential Dilation for Canalicular Stenosis. Poster Presentation at the 48th Annual Fall Scientific Symposium for the American Society of Ophthalmic Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Hyatt Regency Convention Center; New Orleans, LA, November 9-10, 2017.
19 Rothschild M, Lo C, Dunbar K, Campbell A, Lisman R. Malar festoons after tear trough filler: a survey of ASOPRS members and their experience with the incidence and treatment thereof. Poster Presentation at the 48th Annual Fall Scientific Symposium for the American Society of Ophthalmic Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Hyatt Regency Convention Center; New Orleans, LA, November 9-10, 2017.
20 Ramesh S, Mustak H, Lo C, Bokman C, Rootman D. Medial Buttressing in Orbital Fractures. Poster Presentation at the 48th Annual Fall Scientific Symposium for the American Society of Ophthalmic Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Hyatt Regency Convention Center; New Orleans, LA, November 9-10, 2017.
21 Lo C. Advocacy at the State and National Level. Oral Presentation at the 3rd Annual NYSOS Young Ophthalmologist Seminar, Manhattan Eye Ear and Throat Hospital; New York, NY, May 13, 2017.
22 Lin A, Tsui E, Lo C, Rathi, S, Patel P. Outcomes of Open Globe Injuries at an Urban Tertiary Care Center: The Bellevue Hospital Experience. Poster Presentation at the Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology Annual Meeting: Global Connections in Vision Research, Baltimore Convention Center; Baltimore, MD, May 7-11, 2017.
23 Carter S, Lo C, Sleem A, Brodie S, Ostrovsky A. Effect of Pupillary Dilation on Lenstar Biometry and Intraocular Lens Calculations. Poster presentation at the American Academy of Ophthalmology 2016 Meeting, McCormick Place; Chicago, IL, October 15-18, 2016.
24 Lo C, Petris C, Lisman R. Transient dry eye following the Fasanella-Servat operation in the early post-operative period. Poster presentation at the Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology Annual Meeting: Research: A Vision of Hope, Washington State Convention Center; Seattle, WA, May 1-5, 2016.
25 Lo C, Callahan A, Petris C, Patel P, Lisman R. Long-term management following microvascular free flap for total eyelid loss with preserved vision. Oral Presentation at the 46th Annual Fall Scientific Symposium for the American Society of Ophthalmic Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Caesars Palace; Las Vegas, NV, November 11-12, 2015.
26 Lo C, Baharestani S. Comparing the search engine optimization of ASOPRS versus related disciplines for common oculoplastics procedures. Oral Presentation at the 46th Annual Fall Scientific Symposium for the American Society of Ophthalmic Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Caesars Palace; Las Vegas, NV, November 11-12, 2015.
27 Lo C, Park L. Preventing exposure keratopathy in the critically ill patient. Poster Presentation at NYU Quality Improvement and Patient Safety Day, NYU Langone Medical Center; New York, NY, May 21, 2015.
28 Lo C, Patel P, Petris C, Lisman R. Revision of failed external dacryocystorhinostomy with endoscopic-guided balloon dilation. Poster Presentation at the Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology Annual Meeting: Powerful Connections: Vision Research and Online Networking, Colorado Convention Center; Denver, CO, May 3-7, 2015.
29 Belinsky I, Lo C, Patel P, Petris C, Kim E. Canalicular lacerations: demographic analysis and management experience from a level one trauma center. Poster Presentation at the Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology Annual Meeting: Leading Eye and Vision Research, Orange County Convention Center; Orlando, FL, May 4-8, 2014.
30 Lo CC, Dallas KB, Wu AY. A study of chalazia in the tertiary care setting: a retrospective review of chalazia diagnoses in an urban center. Poster Presentation at the Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology Annual Meeting: Life- Changing Research, Washington State Convention Center; Seattle, WA, May 5-9, 2013.
31 Lo CC, Wu AY. Demographics of chalazia in a tertiary care setting. Oral Presentation at the 43rd Annual Fall Scientific Symposium of the American Society of Ophthalmic Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Swissôtel; Chicago, IL, November 8, 2012.
32 Bhattacharya R, Zuckerman S, Chu E, Schneiderman M, Minaya I, Wang E, Shirali A, Lo C, Shah S, Vasudevan H, Tye A, Weissman A, Palermo AS, Factor SH. The effect of the MedStart program on increasing knowledge of diseases endemic to East Harlem in middle school students. Oral Presentation at 139th Annual Meeting of American Public Health Association, Washington Convention Center; Washington, DC, November 1, 2011.
33 Chen J, Lynn E, Wilke E, El-Sabrout K, Lo C, Divino C. Radiographic findings of anastomotic leaks. Poster Presentation at the Medical Students Program of American College of Surgeons, Moscone Center; San Francisco, CA, October 24, 2011.
34 Lo C, Schwartz A, Elahi E. An evaluation of the intraocular lens iatrogenic surface aberrations on subjective patient visual impairment: a pilot study. Poster Presentation at the Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology Annual Meeting: Visionary Genomics Annual Conference, Greater Fort Lauderdale Convention Center; Ft Lauderdale, FL, May 1-5, 2011.
35 Zuckerman S, Bhattacharya R, Chu E, Schneiderman M, Vasudevan H, Tye A, Minaya I, Wang E, Shirali A, Lo C, Shah S, Weissman A, Palermo AS, Factor SH. An assessment of the acceptability and feasibility of using the MedStart summer program as an educational intervention for community caregivers in East Harlem. Poster Presentation at PA Medical Humanities Conference, Temple University; Philadelphia, PA, April 16, 2011.
LECTURES
“Aesthetic Management of Ptosis.” Foundation for Multi-subspecialty Aesthetic Meetings Annual Conference. Hyatt Newport Beach; Newport, CA, July 23, 2022.
“Cosmetic Pearls for Upper and Lower Blepharoplasty.” Oculoplastics Updates and Review: A Virtual CME Course. Northwestern; Chicago, IL, February 12, 2022.
“Considerations for Lower Blepharoplasty.” Retina Macular Institute 9th Annual Symposium. Southern California Optometric Society, Ketchum University; Los Angeles, CA, October 12, 2021.
“Evaluating and Managing Ptosis (and Dangerous Ptosis).” Southern California Optometric Society Oculoplastics CE Event, Ketchum University; Los Angeles, CA, August 19, 2021.
Dissection Teaching Faculty. UCLA Orbital Center Master’s Symposium and Dissection Workshop. UCLA Stein Eye Institute, UCLA; Los Angeles, CA, March 7, 2020.
“Upper Blepharoplasty” and “Ptosis.” Aesthetic Eyelid and Facial Rejuvenation Course. UCLA Stein Eye Institute, UCLA; Los Angeles, CA, July 19-20, 2019.
“The transorbital approach to sphenoid wing meningioma.” Doheny Society of Scholars and Alumni Conference. Moseley Salvatori Conference Center; Los Angeles, CA, March 30, 2019.
“Advanced techniques in orbital decompression and expansion.” AAO Skill Transfer Program. McCormick Place; Chicago, Illinois, October 28-29, 2018.
“Fat grafting, volume restoration, chin implants.” AAO Skill Transfer Program. McCormick Place; Chicago, Illinois, October 28, 2018.
“Suture Lift.” Aesthetic Eyelid and Facial Rejuvenation Course. UCLA Stein Eye Institute, UCLA; Los Angeles, CA, July 20- 21, 2018.
“Natural history of inflammatory and non-inflammatory dry eye in thyroid eye disease.” UCLA Department of Ophthalmology Annual Research Seminar. UCLA Stein Eye Institute, UCLA; Los Angeles, CA, June 5, 2018.
“Granulomatosis with polyangiitis.” UCLA Oculoplastics Grand Rounds led by Dr. Robert Goldberg. UCLA Stein Eye Institute, UCLA; Los Angeles, CA, January 31, 2018.
“Calvarial bone grafting.” UCLA Orbital Center Master’s Symposium and Dissection Workshop. UCLA Stein Eye Institute, UCLA; Los Angeles, CA, February 23-24, 2018.
“Advanced techniques in orbital decompression and expansion.” AAO Skill Transfer Program. Ernest N. Morial Convention Center; New Orleans, Louisiana, November 14, 2017.
“Fat grafting and volume restoration.” AAO Skill Transfer Program. Ernest N. Morial Convention Center; New Orleans, Louisiana, November 12, 2017.
“Anatomy of lower blepharoplasty.” Aesthetic Eyelid and Facial Rejuvenation Course. UCLA Stein Eye Institute, UCLA; Los Angeles, CA, July 21-22, 2017.
“Surgical flaps.” Ophthalmology Surgical Conference, NYU Langone Medical Center; New York, NY, November 16, 2016. “Trauma.” Ophthalmology Resident Orientation, NYU Langone Medical Center; New York, NY, July 5, 2015.
TEACHING & MENTORING
2012-2013 Gross Anatomy, MSSM, Senior Teaching Assistant
2010-2011 Teaching Assistant
2010-2013 American Heart Association BLS/CPR, MSSM, Instructor
Mount Sinai Students for Students, MSSM, Peer Mentor
2009-2010 MedDocs Afterschool Enrichment Program, MSSM, High School Mentor
 2009-2010 MedStart Summer Enrichment Program, MSSM, Curriculum Development Co-Chair
2008-2011 PJL Educational Services, Boston, MA, and New York, NY, College-level Academic Tutor
LICENSURE & BOARD CERTIFICATION
4/2017-2/2021 California License – A148351
10/7/2018 American Board of Ophthalmology – Diplomate
BACKGROUND & INTERESTS
U.S. citizen who has lived in Asia for 10 years. Fluent in English, Mandarin, and Cantonese. Basic Spanish skills.
Interests include music (voice, violin) and sports (distance running). Recently competed in 1 triathalon, 4 marathons and over 10 half marathons.

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