Ryan A. Vasan, M.D.

Research Summary

Research Summary

Some of Dr. Vasan’s former research projects have involved corneal transplantation including partial thickness corneal transplantation techniques and automated endothelial keratoplasty graft preparation. He is also interested in enhancing resident education particularly in the realm of surgical training.

Selected Publications

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

Witmer MT, Vasan R, Levy R, Davis J, Chan RV. Bilateral maculopathy associated with Pierre Robin sequence. J AAPOS. 2012 Aug;16(4):409-10.

Foster JB, Swan KR, Vasan RA, Greven MA, Walter KA. Small-incision Descemet stripping automated endothelial keratoplasty: a comparison of small-incision tissue injector and forceps techniques. Cornea. 2012 Jan;31(1):42-7.

Foster JB, Vasan R, Walter KA. Three-millimeter incision descemet stripping endothelial keratoplasty using sodium hyaluronate (healon): a survey of 105 eyes. Cornea. 2011 Feb;30(2):150-3. 

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2004: B.A., Economics, Duke University

2009: M.D., Wake Forest University School of Medicine

Postgraduate Training

2010: Internship, Internal Medicine, Winthrop-University Hospital

2013: Residency, Ophthalmology, Weill-Cornell Medical College

2014: Fellowship, Cornea, Wake Forest Baptist Hospital

2014: Fellowship, Eye Banking, North Carolina Eye Bank

Academic Appointments

2015-present: Instructor in Ophthalmology, Harvard Medical School