Lauren Jeang

Lauren Jeang, MD

Assistant Professor

Department: MD-OPHTHALMOLOGY

About Lauren Jeang

Lauren Jeang, MD, is a fellowship-trained ophthalmologist in the area of cornea, external diseases, and anterior segment surgery. Dr. Jeang graduated from the University of Pennsylvania with a degree in biochemistry and earned her medical degree from Baylor College of Medicine. She subsequently completed residency in ophthalmology at the University of South Florida where she served as chief resident. She then concluded a cornea fellowship at Tufts University/New England Eye Center and Ophthalmic Consultants of Boston. Dr. Jeang’s clinical interests include cataract surgery, corneal transplants, and ocular surface diseases. She has also participated in clinical and research studies for collagen cross-linking. She is a member of the American Academy of Ophthalmology and the American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery.

Accomplishments

Research Grant Awardee
2017 · American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery Foundation
2nd place award, Resident Research Symposium, Masters in Ophthalmology
2017 · Florida Society of Ophthalmology

Publications

2021
Diseases of the corneal endothelium.
Experimental eye research. 205 [DOI] 10.1016/j.exer.2021.108495. [PMID] 33596440.
2020
Endothelial-Stromal Communication in Murine and Human Corneas.
Anatomical record (Hoboken, N.J. : 2007). 303(6):1717-1726 [DOI] 10.1002/ar.24393. [PMID] 32243086.
2018
Widespread Ocular Surface Squamous Neoplasia Treated with Topical Interferon Alpha-2b.
Ocular oncology and pathology. 4(5):298-303 [DOI] 10.1159/000486339. [PMID] 30320101.
2017
Occult Fungal Scleritis.
Ocular oncology and pathology. 3(1):41-44 [DOI] 10.1159/000449103. [PMID] 28275602.
2015
Rapidly progressing glaucoma associated with monoclonal gammopathy.
Journal of glaucoma. 24(5):e139-41 [DOI] 10.1097/IJG.0000000000000053. [PMID] 24844541.
2011
HIV-1 Vif promotes the G₁- to S-phase cell-cycle transition.
Blood. 117(4):1260-9 [DOI] 10.1182/blood-2010-06-289215. [PMID] 21149631.

Education

Fellow, Cornea, External Disease and Anterior Segment, Department of Ophthalmology
2019 · Tufts University/New England Eye Center and Ophthalmic Consultants of Boston, Boston, MA
Resident, Department of Ophthalmology
2018 · University of South Florida, Tampa, FL
Intern, Department of Internal Medicine
2015 · Tulane University, New Orleans, LA
Doctor of Medicine
2014 · Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX
B.A. Biochemistry, Magna Cum Laude with Distinction
2010 · University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA

Teaching Profile

Courses Taught
2020
PAS5010 Intro to Medicine 1