Jack Tian, M.D.

  • Assistant Professor of Ophthalmology, School of Medicine


Dr. Tian is a comprehensive ophthalmologist who sees patients at OHSU Casey Eye Institute in Astoria. His focus areas include adult eye care and eye exams, cataract surgery, and managing eye disease. 

He uses the latest advanced techniques and technology available to help patients achieve their best vision possible, including cataract surgery, preventing the progression of glaucoma, and improving eyelid function.

While not working, Dr. Tian enjoys doing home improvement and renovation projects, hiking, traveling and learning how to do new things from YouTube. 


  • B.A., 2008, University of California, Berkeley
  • M.D., 2017, UCLA
  • Internship:

    • University of Rochester, Internal Medicine
  • Residency:

    • University of Rochester, Ophthalmology

Memberships and associations

  • American Association of Ophthalmology

Areas of interest

  • Cataract Surgery, Advanced Technology Intraocular lenses, Minimally Invasive Glaucoma Surgery, Eyelid Surgery


Selected publications

  • Darvizeh F, Asanad S, Flavarjani KG, et al. “Choroidal Thickness and the Retinal Ganglion Cell Complex in Chronic Leber’s Hereditary Optic Neuropathy: A Prospective Study using Swept-Source Optical Coherence Tomography.” Eye. Accepted 10.1.2019. In press.
  • Lu K, Garcia M, Tian JJ, Karanjia R. (2019). “Series of Cataract surgeries with I-ring pupil Expansion Ring.” World Journal of Ophthalmology. Accepted 10.4.2019. In press.
  • Asanad S, Meer E, Tian JJ, et al. (2019). “Leber’s Hereditary Optic Neuropathy: Severe Vascular Pathology in a Severe Primary Mutation.” Intractable and Rare Diseases Research. DOI: 10.5582/irdr.2018.01126
  • Asanad S, Tian JJ, Frousiakis S, et al. (2019) “Optical Coherence Tomography of the Retinal Ganglion Cell Complex in Leber’s Hereditary Optic Neuropathy and Dominant Optic Atrophy” Current Eye Research. 44(6) DOI: 10.1080/02713683.2019.1567792
  • Tian JJ, Karanjia R, Coupland S, Sadun AS. (2017) “Melanoma Associated Retinopathy 28 Years After Diagnosis.” JAMA Ophthalmology. 135(11). DOI:10.1001/jamaophthalmol.2017.3500
  • Garcia, G. A., Tian, J. J., Apinyawasisuk, S., Kim, S., Akil, H., & Sadun, A. A. (2016). Clues from Crouzon: Insights into the potential role of growth factors in the pathogenesis of myelinated retinal nerve fibers. Journal of current ophthalmology28(4), 232-236. DOI:10.1016/j.joco.2016.07.008 PMID:27830211
  • S Apinyawasisuk, X Zhou, JJ Tian, et al.  (2017) “Validity of Forced Eyelid Closure Test: A Novel Clinical Screening Test for Ocular Myastehnia Gravis” Journal of Neuro-Ophthalmology. 37:253-257. DOI: 10.1097/WNO.0000000000000514 PMID 28492464
  • Falavarjani, K. G., Tian, J. J., Akil, H., Garcia, G. A., Sadda, S. R., & Sadun, A. A. (2016). Swept-source optical coherence tomography angiography of the optic disk in optic neuropathy. Retina36, S168-S177. DOI:10.1097/IAE.0000000000001259 PMID: 28005675
  • Tian, J. J., Garcia, G. A., Karanjia, R., & Lu, K. L. (2016). Comparison of 2 pupil expansion devices for small-pupil cataract surgery. Journal of Cataract & Refractive Surgery42(8), 1235-1237. DOI:10.1016/j.jcrs.2016.07.002 PMID:27531301
  • Rostami B, Karanjia R, Jackson N, Tian JJ, et al. “High Rate of Early Posterior Capsular Opacification Following Femtosecond Laser-Assisted Cataract Surgery.” Case Reports in Ophthalmology. 7: 213-217. DOI:10.1159/000449124


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