Kristine Tan Lo, M.D.


English, Filipino

Research Summary

Research Summary

Dr. Lo's research interests have included infantile hemangioma and human meibomian gland dysfunction, and her work has been published in several peer-reviewed journals.

Selected Publications

For a full publication list, please see her CV.

Papakostas TD, Kohanim S, Skondra D, Lo K, Chodosh J. Medical management of Alternaria keratitis with endophthalmitis in a patient with a corneal graft. Clin Experiment Ophthalmol. 2014 Jul;42(5):496-7.

Lo K, Kohanim S, Trief D, Chodosh Role of amniotic membrane transplantation in acute chemical injury. J. Int Ophthalmol Clin. 2013 Fall;53(4):33-41.

Liu S, Richards SM, Lo K, Hatton M, Fay A, Sullivan DA. Changes in gene expression in human meibomian gland dysfunction. Invest Ophthalmol Vis Sci. 2011 Apr 25;52(5):2727-40.

Lo K, Nguyen J, Fay A. Customized Jones tube using a surgical drill. Ophthal Plast Reconstr Surg. 2011.

Lo K, Mihm M, Fay A. Current theories on the pathogenesis of infantile hemangioma. Semin Ophthalmol. 2009 May-Jun;24(3):172-7.

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2001: MD, Ateneo de Manila University, Philippines

Postgraduate Training

Ophthalmology Resident, University of the Philippines

Cornea and External Diseases Fellow, University of the Philippines


Ophthalmic Plastic Surgery, Mass. eye and Ear

Internal Medicine Resident, University of Massachusetts, Memorial Medical Center

Ophthalmology Resident, Mass. Eye and Ear, Harvard Medical School


2002: Ranked 9th, Philippine Physician Licensure Examination

2005: First Place, Residents’ Research Paper Contest, Philippine Academy of Ophthalmology

2006: Ranked Second, Philippine Diplomate Examination in Ophthalmology