Michael F. ChiangM.D.

  • Knowles Professor of Ophthalmology & Medical Informatics and Clinical Epidemiology
  • Professor of Ophthalmology, School of Medicine
  • Professor of Medical Informatics and Clinical Epidemiology, School of Medicine


  • Ophthalmology
  • Pediatrics

Special focus on

  • Eye Alignment/Strabismus
  • Ophthalmology (Pediatric)
  • Retinopathy of Prematurity (ROP)


Dr. Chiang’s clinical practice focuses on pediatric ophthalmology, adult strabismus, and retinopathy of prematurity (ROP). He believes that physicians can best take care of patients by being at the cutting-edge of science, and leads an active research group that studies the implementation and evaluation of information technologies for ophthalmic care. He has received grant funding from the National Institutes of Health, the National Science Foundation, and several charitable foundations. Dr. Chiang is past Chair of the American Academy of Ophthalmology (AAO) Medical Information Technology Committee, and is a member of the AAO IRIS Registry Executive Committee and Chair of the AAO IRIS Registry Data Analytics Committee. He is Associate Editor for leading medical journals in pediatric ophthalmology and biomedical informatics, and is an Editorial Board member for leading medical journals in ophthalmology and retina. He has received numerous clinical, research, and teaching awards.

Dr. Chiang came to OHSU in November 2010, after spending nearly 10 years on the faculty at Columbia University in New York City, where he was director of the pediatric ophthalmology division, director of medical student education in ophthalmology, and director of the introductory graduate student course in biomedical informatics. He is married and has two daughters.


  • B.S., 1991, Stanford University
  • M.D., 1996, Harvard Medical School and Harvard-MIT Division of Health Sciences and Technology
  • Residency:

    • Johns Hopkins Wilmer Eye Institute, Baltimore, MD, 2000
  • Fellowship:

    • Pediatric ophthalmology and adult strabismus - Johns Hopkins Wilmer Eye Institute, Baltimore MD, 2001
  • Certifications:

    • Diplomate, American Board of Ophthalmology
    • Diplomate (Clinical Informatics), American Board of Preventive Medicine


  • Chinese (Mandarin)
  • English

Patient ratings

4.6 out of 5 (60 Ratings, 25 Comments)

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