Ryan A. Vasan, M.D.



Comprehensive Ophthalmology


English, Spanish

Board Certification

  • Ophthalmology

800 Huntington Ave.
Boston, MA 02115
Phone: 617-936-6156
Accepting New Patients

Mondays, Tuesdays, and Thursdays

1 Montvale Avenue
Stoneham, MA 02180
Phone: 781-279-4418

Wednesdays and Fridays

Accepting New Patients



Dr. Vasan received his MD from Wake Forest University School of Medicine, where he was elected to the Alpha Omega Alpha honor society. He then completed an internship at Winthrop University Hospital, followed by an ophthalmology residency at New York Presbyterian Hospital, Weill Cornell Medical College. After this, he performed a joint fellowship in Cornea and Tissue Banking at North Carolina Eye Bank (now Miracles in Sight Eye Bank) and Cornea and External Disease at Wake Forest Baptist Hospital. Prior to joining Mass. Eye and Ear’s Comprehensive Ophthalmology and Cataract Service he worked as an Associate Ophthalmologist at Eye Associates, P.C., in Burlington MA. He currently serves as a Medical Advisory Board Member at Miracles in Sight Eye Bank.

Clinical Interests

Comprehensive Ophthalmology, Cataracts, Dry eye

Research Interests

Cataract surgery, Resident Education.


Witmer MT, Vasan R, Levy R, Davis J, Chan RV. Bilateral maculopathy associated with Pierre Robin sequence. J AAPOS. 2012 Aug;16(4):409-10.

Foster JB, Swan KR, Vasan RA, Greven MA, Walter KA. Small-incision Descemet stripping automated endothelial keratoplasty: a comparison of small-incision tissue injector and forceps techniques. Cornea. 2012 Jan;31(1):42-7.

Foster JB, Vasan R, Walter KA. Three-millimeter incision descemet stripping endothelial keratoplasty using sodium hyaluronate (healon): a survey of 105 eyes. Cornea. 211 Feb;30(2):150-3.

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  • Economics, Duke University, AB
  • Wake Forest University School of Medicine, M.D.


  • Winthrop University Hospital


  • Ophthalmology, New York Presbyterian Hospital, Weill Cornell Medical College


  • Cornea and Tissue Banking, North Carolina Eye Bank
  • Cornea and External Diseases, Wake Forest Baptist Hospital