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Jiong Yan, MD

Associate Professor of Ophthalmology
Section of Vitreoretinal Surgery & Diseases

Jiong Yan, MD's clinical and research interests include medical and surgical management of age-related macular degeneration, retinal detachment, diabetic retinopathy, and macular disease.  She directs the inherited retinal disease unit at Emory Eye Center with a special interest in retinal degenerative diseases.  She serves as the vitreo-retinal surgery fellowship director.

She is board-certified in ophthalmology and a Fellow with the American Board of Ophthalmology.

National Recognition

Dr. Yan holds memberships in the American Academy of Ophthalmology, the American Society of Retina Specialists, the Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology, and the Georgia Society of Ophthalmology.  She is an elected member of the Retina Society.

Clinical Interests

• Retinal degenerative disease

• Age-related macular degeneration

• Retinal detachment

• Macular disease

• Diabetic retinopathy




Jiong Yan, MD

Medical School
Louisiana State University

UMDNJ-Robert Wood Johnson Hospital in New Brunswick, New Jersey

Residency in Ophthalmology, Emory University

Fellowship in Vitreoretinal Surgery, Jules Stein Eye Institute, UCLA

Fellowship in Retinal Dystrophy and Degeneration, Moorfields Hospital, London, England

Board Certified in Ophthalmology

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