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Jiong Yan, MD

Associate Professor of Ophthalmology
Section of Vitreoretinal Surgery & Diseases (Retina)

Jiong Yan, MD's clinical and research interests include medical and surgical management of age-related macular degeneration, retinal detachment, diabetic retinopathy, and macular disease.  She directs the inherited retinal disease unit at Emory Eye Center with a special interest in retinal degenerative diseases.  She serves as the vitreo-retinal surgery fellowship director.

National Recognition

Dr. Yan holds memberships in the American Academy of Ophthalmology, the American Society of Retina Specialists, the Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology, and the Georgia Society of Ophthalmology. She is an elected member of the Retina Society.

Professional Memberships

American Academy of Ophthalmology
The Retina Society
The American Society of Retina Specialists
Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology California
Association of Ophthalmology
Georgia Society of Ophthalmology

Clinical Interests

Vitreoretinal disease/surgery
Retinal detachment repair
Diabetic retinopathy
Age-related macular degeneration
Retinal degenerative diseases




Jiong Yan, MD

Medical School
Louisiana State University, New Orleans, LA, 1998

Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, New Brunswick, NJ 1999

Residency in Ophthalmology, Emory University, 2002

Fellowship in Vitreoretinal Surgery, Jules Stein Eye Institute, Los Angeles, CA 2004

Fellowship in Retinal Dystrophy and Degeneration, Moorfields Hospital, London, England

Board Certified in Ophthalmology

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