Jo-Ann E. Haney-Tilton, M.D., FACS, EMHL

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Emergency Eye Service



Board Certification

  • Ophthalmology

Main Campus
243 Charles Street
Boston, MA 02114
Phone: 617-573-3202



Dr. Jo-Ann Haney-Tilton joined Mass. Eye and Ear as an Ophthalmology Hospitalist in 2017. In this role, she provides consultations for patients admitted to Brigham and Women’s Hospital and Massachusetts General Hospital as well as on-call coverage for Brigham’s Faulkner Hospital. In addition to her clinical responsibilities, she teaches and supervises clinical fellows and ophthalmology residents in the Mass. Eye and Ear Emergency Department.  She is also on staff at Tufts- New England Eye Center as part of the Cornea service.

Dr. Haney-Tilton received her MD from Medical College of Pennsylvania.  She completed a year of Anatomic Pathology at Massachusetts General Hospital, followed by a residency in Ophthalmology at the University of Rochester Medical Center.  She then completed a fellowship in Cornea and External Disease at Wills Eye Hospital. Most recently, she completed an executive master’s program at Brown University in Healthcare Leadership.  Her capstone project explored VA Healthcare Reform and exploring community healthcare collaborations with the VA to provide care for Veterans in their own communities in lieu of travel to large facilities.  She has a strong interest in medical education and was a surgical preceptor for many years at the Jamaica Plain VA Hospital.

Clinical Interests

Medical education

Research Interests

VA Healthcare reform


For a full publication list, please see her CV.

Haney-Tilton JE, Laibson PR. A review of Keratoconjunctivitis sicca. Clinical Signs in Ophthalmology. St. Louis, the CV Mosby Co. 1999.

Kozbor D, Trinchieri G, Monos D, Isobe M, Russo G, Haney J, Zmijewski C, Croce C. Human TCR gamma/delta, CD8+T lymphocytes recognize tetanus toxoid in an MHC-restricted fashion. Journal of Experimental Medicine. 1989;169(5) 1847-51.



  • St. Joseph's University, BS
  • Drexel University, Biotechnology, M.S.
  • Medical College of Pennsylvania, M.D.
  • Brown University, Executive Master of Healthcare Leadership


  • Anatomic Pathology, Massachusetts General Hospital
  • Ophthalmology, University of Rochester Medical Center


  • Cornea and External Disease, Wills Eye Institute