Lynn L. Huang, M.D. MPH

Retina

Retina Surgery | Retina Disease

Dr. Huang is an esteemed clinician, scientist, and surgeon specializing in the medical and surgical treatment of diseases of the retina and vitreous. She currently serves as the Director of Retina Service at DLP Eye Group, where she brings her wealth of knowledge and experiences in vitreoretinal diseases to the practice.
Dr. Huang received a Bachelor of Science with magna cum laude from UCLA and was awarded Phi Beta Kappa for excellence in liberal arts and sciences. She then attended the David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA, where she excelled in academics and community services. Some of her numerous awards included California Endowment Scholarship for academic excellence, Viola G. Hyde Scholarship for outstanding performance in surgery, and Max Kade Fellowship as an academic ambassador to Austria.
Following medical school, Dr. Huang completed her residency in ophthalmology at Montefiore Medical Center, Albert Einstein College of Medicine in Bronx, New York, where she served a largely underserved population. She then completed a fellowship in vitreoretinal surgery at Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary/ Harvard Medical School in Boston, MA, where she trained with world experts in the retina.
Dr. Huang holds a master’s degree in Health Management and Policy from Harvard School of Public Health in Boston, Massachusetts, with a thesis focusing on decision analysis in public health policy. Furthermore, she was a fellow and co-investigator at the National Eye Institute in Bethesda, MD, where she worked on the Age-Related Eye Diseases Study (AREDS) with internationally renowned investigator Dr. Emily Chew on age-related macular degeneration.
Dr. Huang has presented at various national academic meetings and published numerous articles in respected peer-reviewed journals, including Ophthalmology, Seminar in Ophthalmology, and Investigative Ophthalmology and Visual Science. Her research interests include age-related eye diseases, macular holes, retinal detachment, ocular imaging, and epidemiology. She is a member of the American Academy of Ophthalmology, the American Society of Retina Specialists, the Association of Research in Vision and Ophthalmology, and Women in Ophthalmology.
Prior to joining DLP, Dr. Huang was an assistant professor in ophthalmology at Loma Linda University, where she treated patients, conducted research, and taught medical students, residents, and fellows.
Outside of work, Dr. Huang enjoys Latin dancing, various water sports, and traveling the world. She has worked in Honduras with the international health organization Unite for Sight. She also loves learning languages and speaks English, Chinese (Cantonese and Mandarin), Spanish, and French.

Clinical Specialties

  • Diagnosis and treatment of retinal diseases
  • Vitreoretinal surgeries
  • Treatment for diabetic retinopathy
  • Vitrectomy surgery
  • Membrane peeling
  • Laser surgeries
  • Intravitreal injections
  • Uveitis
  • Ocular Trauma

Academic Appointment

  • Assistant Professor, Ophthalmology, Loma Linda University
  • Adjunct Assistant Professor, USC Keck School of Medicine

Academic Degrees

  • David Geffen School of Medicine UCLA, M.D., 2007
  • Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health, MPH, Health Management and Policy, 2005
  • UCLA, B.S., Psychobiology, 2001.

Internship

  • Columbia College of Physicians and Surgeons/Stamford Hospital, 2007-2008

Residency

  • Albert Einstein College of Medicine/Montefiore Medical Center. Ophthalmology 2008-2011

Fellowships

  • Harvard Medical School/Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary, Vitreoretinal Surgery, 2011-2012

Board Certification

  • American Board of Ophthalmology, 2014

Areas of Interest

  • Age-related Eye Diseases
  • Ophthalmic imaging/Optical coherence tomography
  • Public health/Epidemiology
  • Clinical Trials
  • Health Policy/Cost Effectiveness Analysis

Awards and Honors

  • Loma Linda University Healing Hands Award
  • California Endowment Scholarship
  • Phi Beta Kappa, UCLA Chapter
  • Viola G. Hyde Scholarship for Outstanding medical student in surgery
  • Max Kade Fellowhip, American Austrian Foundation
  • Eddie Wasserman Scholarship
  • Sarah Armstrong Scholarship
  • UCLA Alumni Scholarship
  • Provost’s Honors List, UCLA
  • National Dean’s List

Membership

  • American Academy of Ophthalmology
  • American Society of Retina Specialists
  • Women in Ophthalmology
  • Association of Research in Vision and Ophthalmology

Languages

  • English
  • Spanish
  • Mandarin
  • Cantonese
  • French