2018 – 2019
Kellogg Eye Center, Ann Arbor, Michigan
2015 – 2018
Residency in Ophthalmology
Duke Eye Center, Durham, North Carolina
2014 – 2015
Santa Clara Valley Medical Center, San Jose, California
2010 – 2014
Doctor of Medicine
Duke University School of Medicine, Durham, North Carolina
2005 – 2009
Bachelor of Science, Biology
Duke University, Durham, North Carolina
American Medical Association
American Academy of Ophthalmology
American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery
Peer Reviewed Journals and Publications:
Tong A, Tong SY, Zhang Y, Lamlertthon S, Sharma-Kuinkel BK, Rude T, Ahn SH, Ruffin F, Llorens L, Tamarana G, Biek D, Critchley I, Fowler VG Jr.. Panton-Valentine “leukocidin is not the primary determinant of outcome for Staphylococcus aureus skin infections: evaluation from the CANVAS studies”. PLoS One. 2012;7(5):e37212. Epub 2012 May 18.
Nelson CL, Pelak K, Podgoreanu MV, Ahn SH, Scott WK, Allen AS, Cowell LG, Rude TH, Zhang Y, Tong A, Ruffin F, Sharma-Kuinkel BK, Fowler VG Jr. “A genome-wide association study of variants associated with acquisition of Staphylococcus aureus bacteremia in a healthcare setting.” BMC Infect Dis. 2014 Feb 13;14:83
Maldonado RS, Yuan E, Tran-Viet D, Rothman AL,Tong AY, Wallace DK, Freedman SF, Toth CA. “Three-dimensional assessment of vascular and perivascular characteristics in subjects with retinopathy of prematurity.” Ophthalmology. 2014 Jun;121(6):1289-96.
Rothman AL, Folgar FA, Tong AY, Toth CA. “Spectral Domain Optical Coherence Tomography Characterization of Pediatric Epiretinal Membranes.” Retina. 2014 Jul;34(7):1323-34.
Tong AY, El-Dairi M, Maldonado RS, Yuan EL, Rothman AL, Yuan EL, Stinnett SS, Kupper L, Cotten M, Gustafson KE, Goldstein RF, Freedman SF, Toth CA. “Evaluation of Optic Nerve Development in Preterm and Term Infants Using Handheld Spectral Domain Optical Coherence Tomography.” Ophthalmology. 2014 Sep;121(9):1818-26.
Rothman AL, Tran-Viet D, Gustafson KE, Goldstein RF, Maguire MG, Tai V, Sarin N, Tong AY, Huang J, Kupper L, Cotten CM, Freedman SF, Toth CA. “Poorer neurodevelopmental outcomes associated with cystoid macular edema identified in preterm infants in the intensive care nursery.” Ophthalmology. 2015 Mar;122(3):610-9.
Rothman AL, Sevilla MB, Freedman SF, Tong AY, Tai V, Tran-Viet D, Farsiu S, Toth CA, El-Dairi MA. “Assessment of retinal nerve fiber layer thickness in healthy, full-term neonates.” Am J Ophthalmol. 2015 Apr;159(4):803-11.
Tong AY, Gupta PK, Kim T. “Wound closure and tissue adhesives in clear corneal incision cataract surgery.” Current Opin Opth. 2018 Jan;29(1):14-18
Tong AY, Passi SF, Gupta PK. Clinical outcomes of lifitegrast 5% ophthalmic solution in the treatment of dry eye disease. Cornea. 2018. Submitted for review.
Abstracts and Presentations:
Tong A, Zhang Y, Lamlertthon S, Sharma-Kuinkel BK, Rude T, Ahn SH, Llorens L, Tamarana G, Biek D, Critchley I, Fowler VG Jr.. Presence of pvl Is Associated With Specific Clinical Characteristics in Patients With Complicated Skin and Skin Structure Infections (cSSSI) Due to Methicillin-Resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) & Methicillin-Susceptible S. aureus (MSSA): Results From 2 Multinational Clinical Trials. Interscience Conference on Antimicrobial Agents and Chemotherapy (ICAAC), Boston, MA. Sept 14, 2010.
Tran-Viet D, Maldonado RS, Yuan EL, Tong AY, Toth CA. Handheld Spectral Domain Optical Coherence Tomography Imaging in Undilated Preterm Infants in the NICU. Association of Research in Vision and Ophthalmology (ARVO), Seattle, WA. May 6, 2013.
Rothman AL, Folgar FA, Tong AY, Toth CA. A Comparison of Macular Morphology of Pediatric Versus Adult Eyes with Epiretinal Membranes. Association of Research in Vision and Ophthalmology (ARVO), Seattle, WA. May 7, 2013.
Tong AY, Maldonado R, Tran-Viet D, Rothman A, Yuan E, Dubis A, Stinnett S, El-Dairi M, Freedman S, Toth CA. Optic Nerve Parameters in Preterm and Full Term Infants Using Spectral Domain Optical Coherence Tomography (SDOCT). Association of Research in Vision and Ophthalmology (ARVO), Seattle, WA. May 9, 2013.
Tong AY, Stinnett SS, Bordelon AH, Singh TK, Kuo A, Vann RR. Comparison of the Variation of Astigmatic Measurements in Landmark-Based Keratometry Versus Traditional Keratometry. American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery (ASCRS), Los Angeles, CA. May 9, 2017.