Xiaohong Zhou, O.D., Ph.D.


Optometry and Contact Lens Service



Board Certification

  • Optometry

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



Dr. Xiaohong Zhou is an optometrist in Optometry and Contact Lens Service who provides comprehensive eye care and ocular disease treatment with a particular focus on corneal disease, refraction, glasses, and contact lens prescription. After graduating from West China University of Medical Sciences with MD, she completed her ophthalmologist residency training at the West China University of Medical Sciences Department of Ophthalmology, where she also earned her Ph.D. in vision science.  Later, Dr. Zhou earned her O.D. at the New England College of Optometry with high distinction.

Clinical Interests

Comprehensive eye care, ocular disease treatment especially focus on corneal disease treatment; contact lenses fittings

Research Interests

Immunopathogensis of adenovirus keratitis; precise contributions of bone marrow-derived cells in the cornea to specific aspects of inflammation in adenovirus keratitis


For a full publication list, please see her CV.

Menon BB, Zhou X, Spurr-Michaud S, Rajaiya J, Chodosh J, Gipson IK. Epidemic Keratoconjunctivitis-Causing Adenoviruses Induce MUC16 Ectodomain Release To Infect Ocular Surface Epithelial Cells. mSphere. 2016 Feb 10;1(1)

Ramke M, Zhou X, Materne EC, Rajaiya J, Chodosh J. Resident corneal c-fms(+) macrophages and dendritic cells mediate early cellular infiltration in adenovirus keratitis. Exp Eye Res. 2016 Jun;147:144-7.

Singh G, Zhou X, Lee JY, Yousuf MA, Ramke M, Ismail AM, Lee JS, Robinson CM, Seto D, Dyer DW, Jones MS, Rajaiya J, Chodosh J. Recombination of the epsilon determinant and corneal tropism: Human adenovirus species D types 15, 29, 56, and 69. Virology. 2015 Nov;485:452-9.

Rajaiya J, Zhou X, Barequet I, Gilmore MS, Chodosh J. Novel model of innate immunity in corneal infection. In Vitro Cell Dev Biol Anim. 2015 Sep;51(8):827-34.

Mukherjee S, Zhou X, Rajaiya J, Chodosh J. Ultrastructure of adenovirus keratitis. Invest Ophthalmol Vis Sci. 2015 Jan 6;56(1):472-7.

View a complete list of publications on pubmed.gov>>



  • Optometry, New England College of Optometry, O.D. (Doctor of Optometry)
  • Ophthalmology, West China University of Medical Sciences, Chengdu, P.R. China, Ph.D.


  • Virology, Mass. Eye and Ear, Harvard Medical School, Research Associate


  • Glaucoma and Retinal Revascularization, Oklahoma Health Science Center