Brian J. Song, MD
Mass. Eye and Ear
243 Charles Street
Boston, MA 02114
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Mass. Eye and Ear, Longwood
800 Huntington Avenue
Boston, MA 02115
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|College||Johns Hopkins University|
|Medical School||University of Texas Medical Branch|
|Residency||Edward S. Harkness Eye Institute, Columbia University Medical Center (Ophthalmology)|
|Fellowship||Jules Stein Eye Institute, University of California at Los Angeles (Glaucoma)|
|Teaching Affiliation||Instructor in Ophthalmology, Harvard Medical School|
Dr. Song is a full-time ophthalmologist in the Mass. Eye and Ear Glaucoma Service and a Clinical Instructor of Ophthalmology at Harvard Medical School.
After graduating from Johns Hopkins University with general honors and a BA in Public Health – Natural Sciences, Dr. Song completed his medical training at the University of Texas Medical Branch. He then completed a general surgery internship at Beth Israel Medical Center in New York followed by an ophthalmology residency at the Edward S. Harkness Eye Institute of Columbia University Medical Center. He has been awarded numerous honors for his research including the Dean’s Award for Research Excellence from the University of Texas Medical Branch, Top Resident Research Presentation in Ophthalmology from the New York Academy of Medicine, and an NEI Travel Grant for the 2008 ARVO Annual Meeting.
Prior to joining Mass. Eye and Ear, Dr. Song completed his glaucoma fellowship at the Jules Stein Eye Institute, University of California at Los Angeles, where he was a Clinical Instructor at both Harbor-UCLA Medical Center and UCLA Ronald Reagan Medical Center
Today, Dr. Song is a Clinical Instructor of Ophthalmology at Harvard Medical School. He is also a Harvard K12 Vision Clinical Scientist. The Harvard Vision Clinical Scientist Development Program offers a mentored and structured learning, research, and development environment to a select group of qualified clinically-trained candidates who desire to become independent leading clinical scientists in their respective fields. Dr. Song’s research focuses on the development and validation of a telemedical model for glaucoma screening and evaluation
Dr. Song is a member of numerous professional organizations and societies including the American Academy of Ophthalmology, American Medical Association, American Glaucoma Society, American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery, Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology, and Korean American Medical Association.
Medical and surgical management of glaucoma and cataracts
The development and validation of a telemedical model for glaucoma screening and evaluation.
Sin BH, Song BJ, Park SP. Aqueous vascular endothelial growth factor and endothelin-1 levels in branch retinal vein occlusion associated with normal tension glaucoma. J Glaucoma 2013;22:104-109.
Santos R, Keegan D, Fuchs B, Song B, Simpson N, Sparrow J, Chang S. DFPE - Partially-fluorinated ether: a novel approach for experimental intravitreal tamponade. Retina 2013;33:120-127.
Lee MD, Song BJ, Odel JG, Sadun AA. Bilateral vision loss responsive to steroids. Surv Ophthalmol 2012; Nov 12: Epub ahead of print.
Song BJ, Cai H, Chang S, Tsai JC, Forbes M, Del Priore LV. Intravitreal recombinant human erythropoietin: A safety study in rabbits. Curr Eye Res 2008; 33:750-760.
Law SK, Song BJ, Yu F, Kurbanyan K, Yang TA, Caprioli J. Hemorrhagic complications from glaucoma surgery in patients on anticoagulation therapy or antiplatelet therapy. Am J Ophthalmol 2008; 145:736-746.
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