Medical Student Alumni

While ophthalmology is a competitive field to match in, our department has a strong track record of mentoring UC San Diego medical students interested in pursuing a career in ophthalmology. Many of them have obtained positions in the top residency training programs in the country.


Jeffrey Tsao​​ UC Irvine
Matthew Haynie ​University of Rochester
David Kuo​​ UC San Diego
Kellie Satterfield University of Washington


Janet Kim Duke University
Jonathan Noguchi ​Loyola University
Heather Chen UC San Diego
Frances Wu ​UC San Francisco
Joanne Ho ​​University of Washington


Landon Grange​ UC San Diego
Derek Mai​ UC San Diego


Jiun Do​​​ University of Southern California
Janet Lee ​​​UC Los Angeles
Kimberly Tran​​ Bascom Palmer Eye Institute / University of Miami
Tyler Ofstad​​​ University of Rochester
Nicksia Hodgson​​ UC San Diego
Brenda Nuyen ​​UC San Diego


Seanna Grob ​​​Massachusetts Eye and Ear/ Harvard University
Bac Nguyen ​​​Baylor College of Medicine
Jessica Lin​​​ Yale University
Jeffrey Chan​​​ UC San Diego
Brian Chang ​​​UC San Diego
Roman Farjardo​​ UC San Diego


Diana Chao​ University of Texas
Lilit Minasyan​ UC San Diego

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