Christina Weng

Christina Weng, MD

Assistant Professor of Ophthalmology

Baylor College of Medicine

Biography

Christina Y. Weng, MD, MBA is an Assistant Professor of Ophthalmology and the Vitreoretinal Diseases & Surgery Fellowship Program Director at the Baylor College of Medicine in Houston, Texas. She also has a faculty appointment at the Level 1 trauma center, Ben Taub General Hospital. Dr. Weng trains learners of all levels including medical students, residents, and fellows, and has received the Dan B. Jones Teaching Award. Dr. Weng graduated cum laude from Northwestern University and then went on to medical school at the University of Michigan where she was elected to the Alpha Omega Alpha (AOA) Medical Society. While in Ann Arbor, she pursued an MBA degree from the University of Michigan-Ross School of Business and graduated with high distinction. Dr. Weng completed her ophthalmology residency at the Wilmer Eye Institute-Johns Hopkins University and a surgical retina fellowship at the Bascom Palmer Eye Institute-University of Miami. Dr. Weng is involved with multiple clinical trials; these include the DRCR.net diabetic retinopathy trials and the AGTC Phase 1/2 intravitreal gene therapy study for X-linked retinoschisis. She also leads numerous research studies in her areas of interest: clinical/surgical outcomes, medical economics, healthcare quality metrics, and telemedicine. She is an active member of multiple professional societies including the American Academy of Ophthalmology, Retina Society, and the American Society of Retina Specialists for which she serves as Co-Chair of the Early Career Section.

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