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Dr. Kevin Tan, MD is an ophthalmology doctor who practices in San Francisco, CA. He has been practicing for 8 years. Read his story
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Dr. Tan's bio
This content was provided by Dr. Tan "Dr. Tan is an eye physician and surgeon who specializes in advanced technology cataract and refractive surgery, including experience with multifocal, astigmatic toric, and accommodating intraocular lens implants. He achieves precise cataract surgery refractive outcomes using the ORA® wavefront intraoperative aberrometry technology. He also has expertise in diabetic retinopathy, glaucoma and oculoplastics surgery. Dr. Tan has published extensively in peer-reviewed journals on his stem cell work and oculoplastics interests. Dr. Tan completed a transitional year internship at Scripps Mercy Hospital in San Diego and received the Intern Award for outstanding patient care. He then completed his ophthalmology residency at the renowned Shiley Eye Institute at the University of California, San Diego in 2013. He received refractive surgery training at the Naval Medical Center in San Diego, where he performed PRK and LASIK on Navy pilots and corpsmen. Of his many achievements, Dr. Tan was the first ophthalmology resident at UC San Diego to successfully implant the Crystalens® accommodating intraocular lens in a patient at the Veterans Hospital in La Jolla, California. Dr. Tan graduated summa cum laude from Cornell University in New York. He received his Medical degree from the Cleveland Clinic Lerner College of Medicine of Case Western Reserve University, graduating in its inaugural class in 2009. He spent a year doing research at the Cleveland Clinic Cole Eye Institute, where his work led to the discovery of faulty bone marrow-derived vasculogenic stem cells in the pathogenesis of retinal neovascularization in diabetic patients. Dr. Tan is a member of the American Academy of Ophthalmology and the American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery. He is an active member of the San Francisco Medical Society and the California Academy of Eye Physicians & Surgeons.Dr. Tan speaks Spanish, French, and Taiwanese fluently. He enjoys classical piano, cooking, backpacking, traveling, and independent film. Dr. Tan and his partner reside in downtown San Francisco. "
This content was provided by Dr. Tan "We strive to provide comprehensive eye care services in a comfortable, caring, and professional manner. Our entire team of doctors and staff have been trained to be fully responsive to your eye concerns and needs. Both our Union Square and Stonestown offices in San Francisco are fully equipped with state-of-the-art diagnostic and therapeutic technology, allowing us to provide cutting-edge vision, medical, and surgical eye care. We often have same-day availability consultations with one of our optometrists or ophthalmologists."
Accredited by: American Board of Ophthalmology*
All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
Blocked Tear Duct
Drooping Eyelids (Ptosis)
Dry Age-Related Macular Degeneration
Ectropion of Eyelid
Retinal Vein Occlusion
Tear Duct Disorders
Wet Age-Related Macular Degeneration
Cataract Removal Surgery
Foreign Body Removal from Eye
Ocular Surface Reconstruction
Removal of Foreign Body from External Eye
Removal of Intraocular Foreign Body
Repair of Brow Ptosis and Blepharoptosis
Repair of Entropion or Ectropion
Vitrectomy (incl. Macular Hole Repair)
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Undergraduate School | Graduated 2003
Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine
Medical School | Graduated 2009
Scripps Mercy Hospital-San Diego
Internship Hospital | Completed 2010
University of California At San Diego
Residency Hospital | Completed 2013
Awards & Recognition
Awards & Honors
Healthgrades Honor Roll
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