Faculty & Staff

Tsai, James C

Chief, Department of Ophthalmology

James C. Tsai, MD, became Chair of the Department of Ophthalmology and Visual Science effective October 1, 2006. Dr. Tsai previously directed the glaucoma division at the Edward S. Harkness Eye Institute, Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons in New York. Dr. Tsai is a Phi Beta Kappa graduate of Amherst College and alumnus of the Stanford University School of Medicine. He completed his residency in ophthalmology at the Doheny Eye Institute at the University of Southern California in Los Angeles. Following his residency, he completed glaucoma fellowships at the Bascom Palmer...

Karim, Shaheen Pierre

Instructor in Ophthalmology and Visual Science
Vitreo-Retinal Fellow

Liu, Ji

Assistant Professor of Ophthalmology and Visual Science

Research Interests:Glaucoma; Myopia development

Third Year Residents

Second Year Residents


Greene, Daniel P.

M.D., University of Virginia, 2010

B.A., University of Virginia, 2005

Hafler, Brian

M.D., Harvard Medical School, 2010

Liu, Ting Ting

M.D., Jefferson Medical College, 2010

B.A., University of California at Berkeley, 2003


Shield, David Charles

M.D., Yale University School of Medicine, 2010

Yang, Elizabeth

M.D., Northwestern University The Feinberg School of Med, 2010

B.S., Northwestern University, 2006

First Year Residents


Elia, Maxwell Dominic

M.D., Yale School of Medicine, 2011

M.S., University of Pennsylvania, 2007

B.A., University of Pennsylvania, 2007

He, Xining

M.D., Columbia University Coll of Physicians & Surgeons, 2011

B.A., Yale University, 2005

Kavoussi, Shaheen C.

M.D., Baylor College of Medicine, 2010

B.A., Rice University, 2005


Lee, Daniel

M.D., University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey, 2011

B.S., Boston College, 2006

Yun, Samuel H

B.S., University of Virginia, 2007