Department of Ophthalmology: Meet our Doctors

Our doctors—conveniently located at the Mass. Eye and Ear main campus at 243 Charles Street in Boston and at our suburban locations—strive to provide you with the best medical and surgical care available anywhere in the world. They use the most advanced tools available to diagnose and treat the full spectrum of eye conditions and diseases. Whether you are having a routine eye exam; undergoing laser vision correction surgery; or receiving treatment for a complex eye-related problem, such as age-related macular degeneration, glaucoma, or diabetic retinopathy, you are in the hands of caring and compassionate doctors who are dedicated to preserving your vision.

Learn more about our caregivers and what inspired them to enter ophthalmology by selecting one of the doctors from the list.

Featured Specialists:

Calliope Galatis, O.D.

Headshot of Dr. Galatis Calliope“Out of our five senses, vision is perhaps the most important. That’s why vision loss, especially if it occurs later in life, can be a very challenging adjustment, says Calliope Galatis, O.D., an optometrist and vision rehabilitation specialist at Mass. Eye and Ear.

She helps patients with low vision maximize their remaining sight with visual aids and teaches them new techniques to improve their quality of life, independence, and safety.

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Silas Wang, M.D.

Headshot of Dr. Silas WangDr. Silas Wang is a visually oriented person. “For many people, myself included, being able to see plays a critical role in our daily lives. It helps us connect to our surroundings,” he says. “And that’s a big part of why I wanted to become an ophthalmologist.”

As part of Mass. Eye and Ear's Comprehensive Ophthalmology and Cataract Consultation Service, he cares for patients with a variety of routine and complex conditions.

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Jia Yin, MD, PhD

Dr. Jia YinDr. Jia Yin got her first pair of eyeglasses in middle school. It was an experience she’ll never forget. “I could finally see clearly—the glasses changed the way I saw the world,” she says. From then on, her annual eye exams became something to look forward to, and she quickly developed an interest in medicine.

Today, she is a member of the Cornea and Refractive Surgery Service at Mass. Eye and Ear, where she cares for patients with a wide range of conditions that affect the cornea.

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