Allen Chiang, MD

Subspecialty: Retina

Areas of Interest

  • Diabetic retinopathy
  1. Surgical disorders of the macula and retina
  2. Therapeutic approaches to age-related macular degeneration


Dr. Allen Chiang graduated Magna Cum Laude with a Bachelor of Arts degree from Brown University. He received his Doctor of Medicine degree from the New York University School of Medicine, where he was elected to the Alpha Omega Alpha Medical Honor Society. Dr. Chiang completed an internship at Scripps Mercy Hospital in San Diego and a residency in ophthalmology at the prestigious Jules Stein Eye Institute at UCLA, where he was dually recognized with the Jules Stein Resident Award for Excellence in Surgery and Clinical Research. He then completed a two-year retina fellowship at Wills Eye Hospital in Philadelphia and was the recipient of the William Tasman, MD Outstanding Fellow Award.

After his fellowship, Dr. Chiang was an associate retina surgeon in practice in the San Francisco Bay Area and was recognized as a Top Doctor in ophthalmology and retina by Oakland Magazine. He returned to Philadelphia to join Mid Atlantic Retina and the Retina Service of the renowned Wills Eye Hospital.

Dr. Chiang is board certified by the American Board of Ophthalmology and is a currently a Clinical Instructor of Ophthalmology at Thomas Jefferson University. He is a fellow of the American Academy of Ophthalmology and an active member of the American Society of Retina Specialists, Vit-Buckle Society, Pennsylvania Academy of Ophthalmology, Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology and The Retina Society.

Dr. Chiang has authored numerous scientific publications and textbook chapters on vitreoretinal diseases and has been an invited speaker to present scientific papers and abstracts at national ophthalmic meetings. He also serves as a manuscript reviewer for a number of distinguished ophthalmic journals. He is actively involved as an investigator in several clinical trials and studies on various conditions including age-related macular degeneration and diabetic macular edema.

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Board Certification
American Board of Ophthalmology 2010

Academic Affiliation
Assistant Professor of Ophthalmology, Thomas Jefferson University


Fellowship:  Wills Eye Hospital – 2011
Residency:  Jules Stein Eye Institute, UCLA – 2009
Medical School:  New York University School of Medicine – 2005
Undergraduate:  Brown University – 2000

Honors and Awards

Dr. Chiang has received recognition as one of the Pennsylvania Medical Society's Top 40 Physicians Under 40.

Language Spoken

English, Mandarin Chinese

Wills Eye Hospital
840 Walnut Street, Suite 1020
Philadelphia, PA 19107

Wills Eye Surgical Network - Main Line
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