David Huang

David Huang
Phone: 503 494-5131 (direct)
Fax: 503 494-3929
Website: www.COOLLab.net
Alt Website: www.ohsucasey.com

Current Appointments
Peterson Professor of Ophthalmology
Professor of Biomedical Engineering

Center for Ophthalmic Optics & Lasers
Casey Eye Institute
Oregon Health & Science University
3375 SW Terwilliger Blvd.
Portland, OR 97239-4197

Research Area
Biomedical Optics


Dr. David Huang is the Peterson Professor of Ophthalmology and Professor of Biomedical Engineering at the Oregon Health &Science University (OHSU). Dr. Huang received an MD from Harvard and a PhD from MIT.  He received ophthalmology residency training at the Doheny Eye Institute/University of Southern California and cornea fellowship at Emory University. 

Dr. Huang is a co-inventor of optical coherence tomography (OCT), an imaging technology that has been applied to the measurement of eye structures with unprecedented precision. More recently he has pioneered anterior segment OCT and OCT angiography. His seminal article on OCT, published in Science in 1991, has been cited more than 10,000 times. 

He has 16 issued patents and 14 pending patents in the areas of OCT, mobile health testing, tissue engineering and corneal laser surgery. He has been the principal investigator of 5 NIH research grants totaling over $20 million.  He has published more than 180 peer-reviewed articles and edited 7 books. 

Dr. Huang has received the Champalimaud Vision Award, the ARVO Jonas Friedenwald Award, and the Senior Achievement Award from the American Academy of Ophthalmology. Dr. Huang leads the Center for Ophthalmic Optics and Lasers (www.COOLLab.net). He is a founder of Gobiquity Mobile Health, Inc. (www.gobiquity.com), a maker of mobile diagnostic apps and devices for medical professionals.