Departments & Organizations
Ophthalmology and Visual Science Patient Care Faculty
Dr. Christopher Teng is a board certified subspecialty trained glaucoma specialist. He is an Associate Professor of Ophthalmology and Visual Science at Yale University School of Medicine and is the Director of the Glaucoma Service and Glaucoma Fellowship.
Dr. Teng received his undergraduate degree from The University of Chicago and Doctor of Medicine from SUNY Downstate College of Medicine. He completed his Ophthalmology residency at New York University Medical Center and fellowship in Glaucoma at The New York Eye and Ear Infirmary.
Dr. Teng provides care for medical and surgical glaucoma, as well as for cataracts and complex anterior segment situations. He performs glaucoma laser treatment, small incision cataract surgery, complex cataract surgery, anterior segment reconstruction, micro invasive glaucoma surgery (iStent, Trabectome, endocyclophotocoagulation, etc.) and traditional glaucoma surgery including Trabeculectomy and glaucoma drainage implants.
He has published numerous articles in peer-reviewed journals and magazines, and has presented his research at national and international meetings, including Brazil, Mexico, Romania, Korea, India, Nepal and China. His research and clinical interests include the optic nerve complex, parapapillary atrophy, glaucoma surgery, micro invasive glaucoma surgery and complex anterior segment and cataract surgery.
Dr. Teng is dedicated to patient care, resident and fellow education, and is an active participant in international missions, having traveled to Nepal, India and Romania to teach and perform surgery. He has received an American Glaucoma Society Clinician Scientist Research Award, was awarded Lecturer of the Year at New York University and received The John S. Hermann, M.D. Memorial Award for Excellence in Teaching from The New York York Eye and Ear Infirmary. Dr. Teng has been named one of the New York Super Doctors Rising Stars in Ophthalmology, and in 2015, he was named to The Ophthalmologist’s Top 40 Under 40 Power List.
Short films from Dr. Teng's Humanitarian trips can be viewed at:
- Trip to Mustang, Nepal: https://vimeo.com/75919781
- Trip to Haridwar, India: https://vimeo.com/219240857/1e40cea326
邓医生致力于眼科病人诊疗、住院医生和青光眼专科医生培训。同时，他积极参加国际合作项目，先后远赴尼泊尔, 印度和罗马尼亚授课和做手术。他曾获得美国青光眼协会临床科学家研究奖，纽约大学年度学术讲座奖和纽约眼耳医院杰出教学——约翰赫尔曼医师纪念奖。邓医生被评为眼科纽约超级医生新星之一。 2015年，他还入选全球40位40岁以下最具影响力的眼科医生。
Education & Training
|MD||SUNY Downstate College of Medicine (2004)|
|BA||The University of Chicago (1998)|
|Internship||Montefiore Medical Center, Albert Einstein College of Medicine|
|Residency||New York University Medical Center|
|Fellowship||New York Eye & Ear Infirmary|