Meet the Team
Directed by Oon Tian Tan, M.D., Ph.D., the Carolyn and Peter Lynch Center for Laser and Reconstructive Surgery is an interdisciplinary center dedicated to the treatment of patients who require both dermatological care and facial plastic reconstructive surgery. The Center is structurally part of the Division of Facial Plastics at Massachusetts Eye and Ear, allowing for close collaboration between dermatologists and facial plastic surgeons.
Oon Tian Tan, M.D., Ph.D., Director
Dr. Tan joined Massachusetts Eye and Ear in 2010 after spending two decades in private practice. Dr. Tan brought with her a wealth of experience in dermatological conditions and treatments, especially related to the use of lasers. Dr. Tan collaborated on a vascular-specific laser that targeted red blood cells in the 1980's. In the 1990’s, she and her husband, Dr. Timothy J. Stafford, developed a laser to remove tattoos (in collaboration with industry).
Dr. Tan travels with other surgeons and staff annually to care for underserved pediatric patients in Latin America. With funding from the Lynch Foundation, Dr. Tan was able to bring the first laser to a Quito, Ecuador hospital.
Read more in Dr. Tan’s Bio