Christian Song, M.D.

Harvard Medical School

Instructor in Ophthalmology

Massachusetts Eye and Ear


Research Summary

Center/Research Area Affiliations

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For a full list of publications, please see his CV.

Song C, Baharozian CJ, Hatch KM, Talamo JH. Rate of unplanned vitrectomies in femtosecond laser-assisted cataract surgery compared to conventional phacoemulsification. J Refract Surg. 2018;34:610-4.

Song C, Baharozian CJ, Hatch KM, Talamo JH. Assessment of surgeon experience with femtosecond laser-assisted cataract surgery. Clin Ophthalmol. 2018;12:1373-7.

Baharozian CJ, Song C, Hatch KM, Talamo JH. A novel nomogram for the treatment of astigmatism with femtosecond-laser arcuate corneal incisions at the time of cataract surgery. Clin Ophthalmol. 2017;11:1841-8.

Defining 10-2 visual field progression criteria: exploratory and confirmatory factor analysis using pointwise linear regression. de Moraes CG, Song C, Liebmann JM, Simonson JL, Furlanetto RL, Ritch R. Ophthalmology. 2014 Mar;121(3):741-9.

Risk calculation variability over time in ocular hypertensive subjectsSong C, De Moraes CG, Forchheimer I, Prata TS, Ritch R, Liebmann JM. J Glaucoma. 2014 Jan;23(1):1-4.

Morphogenetic and cellular movements that shape the mouse cerebellum; insights from genetic fate mapping. Sgaier SK, Millet S, Villanueva MP, Berenshteyn F,Song C, Joyner AL. Neuron. 2005 Jan 6;45(1):27-40.

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2004: B.A., Biology, New York University

2008: M.D., New York University School of Medicine

Postgraduate Training

2009: Internship, Internal Medicine, Beth Israel Medical Center

2012: Residency, Ophthalmology, New York University School of Medicine

2013: Fellowship, Cornea, Cataract, and Refractive Surgery, Weill Cornell Medical College/New York-Presbyterian Hospital

Academic Appointments

2015-present: Instructor in Ophthalmology, Harvard Medical School

2014: Assistant Professor of Clinical Ophthalmology, Weill Cornell Medical College

2013-2014: Adjunct Clinical Instructor of Ophthalmology, New York University School of Medicine

Professional Memberships

American Academy of Ophthalmology

American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery

New England Ophthalmological Society

International Society of Refractive Surgery


2017: Surgical Teacher of the Year – Harvard Medical School Department of Ophthalmology (for outstanding dedication and contributions to resident education)