Howard Ying, MD, PhD

Curing Blindness, One Patient at a Time

“I always wanted to make the world a better place. So, for many years, I practiced medicine with the best doctors at one of the biggest institutions. There, we worked tirelessly to develop new treatments and train the next generation of doctors. We tackled the most important eye diseases. We even had a mantra “curing blindness 1 million patients at a time.” What I missed during all of those years was the one patient, the individualized treatment plan that was the exception to the rule, and the connection to the community that comes from caring for families. I am eager to earn your trust as we work together to cure your eye condition and to show you that you are so much more than a component of the population.”

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American Board of Ophthalmology

National Board of Examiners


Retina, Vitreous Disease, Vitro-retinal surgery

Exam 5817 1

Academic and Hospital Appointments:

Investigator, Framingham Heart Study, Framingham, MA

Attending Physician in Ophthalmology, Boston Medical Center, Boston, MA

Physician, Massachusetts Eye Research and Surgery Institution, Waltham, MA

Principal Physician, Boston Eye Care Center, LLC, Cambridge, MA

Associate Professor, Wilmer Eye Institute, The Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD

Additional Training:

Bloomberg School of Public Health, The Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD;

Graduate studies in Epidemiology and Biostatistics

Ophthalmic Coding Specialist


Wilmer Eye Institute, The Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD; Retina

Wilmer Eye Institute, The Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD; Pediatric

Ophthalmology and Strabismus

Massachusetts Eye Research and Surgery Institution, Waltham, MA; Uveitis


Doheny Eye Institute, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA; Ophthalmology


Barnes-Jewish Hospital, Washington University, St. Louis, MO; Internal Medicine


Washington University of Biology and Biomedical Sciences, St. Louis, MO; Neurosciences


Washington University School of Medicine, St. Louis, MO; Medicine


American Academy of Ophthalmology, American Society for Retinal Specialists

Massachusetts Society of Eye Physicians and Surgeons

North American Neuro-ophthalmology Society

American Uveitis Society

New England Ophthalmological Society


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