Alison Callahan, M.D.

Dr. Callahan is available for appointments in Boston and Wellesley.


Clinical Interests

Alison Callahan, MD, is available for consultation in surgery of the eyelids, orbit and the lacrimal (tear drainage) system. Her surgical interests include eyelid reconstruction due to malposition or after skin cancer removal, orbital tumors and reconstructions, and lacrimal system disorders in adult and pediatric populations. She is also available for an aesthetic consultation in cosmetic eyelid surgery or minimally invasive facial rejuvenation including Botox and filler treatments.

Dr. Callahan’s Office:

Boston: 617-636-7770
Brighton: 617-783-5050
Wellesley: 781-237-6770


Boston: 617-636-0759
Brighton: 617-783-0734
Wellesley: 781-237-4727

Patient Appointments:

Boston: 617-636-7770
Brighton: 617-783-5050
Wellesley: 781-237-6770

Also see Dr. Callahan’s personal web site for more information.


ASOPRS Combined New York Fellowship in Oculoplastics (Columbia, Cornell, New York University, Manhattan Eye Ear and Throat Hospital)


Ophthalmology, Harvard Medical School,
Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary

Medical School

Columbia University College of Physicians & Surgeons

Academic Appointment

Assistant Professor of Ophthalmology, Tufts University School of Medicine

Board Certification

American Board of Ophthalmology

Professional Honors and Awards

Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Medical Society

Academic Affiliations/Memberships

American Society of Ophthalmic Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery
New York Oculoplastics and Orbit Society
American Academy of Ophthalmology

Selected Publications

Callahan, AB, Skondra, D, Krzystolik, M, Yonekawa, Y, Eliott, D. Wyburn-Mason syndrome associated with cutaneous reactive angiomatosis and central retinal vein occlusion. Ophthalmic Surg Lasers Imaging Retina. Ophthalmic Surg Lasers Imaging Retina. 2015 Jul 1;46(7):760-2.

Jakobiec FA, Callahan AB, Stagner AM, Lee NG, Rashid A, Mendoza P, Grove A, Freitag SK. Malignant rhabdoid transformation of a longstanding, aggressive, and recurrent orbital angiomyxoma. Review. Surv Ophthalmol.2015 Mar-Apr;60(2):166-76.

Freitag SK, Yoon MK, Callahan AB, Lee NG, Lefebvre DR. Microdebrider use in orbital surgery. Orbit. 2014 Jun;33(3):189-92.

Callahan AB, Yoon MK. Intraorbital foreign bodies: retrospective chart review and review of literature. Int Ophthalmol Clin. 2013 Fall;53(4):157-65.
Fay A, Nallassamy N, Pemberton JD, Callahan A, Wladis EJ, Nguyen J, Durand ML; For The New England Oculoplastics Society Study Group. Prophylactic Postoperative Antibiotics for Enucleation and Evisceration. Ophthal Plast Reconstr Surg. 2013 May 2.

Gelman SK, Gelman R, Callahan AB, Martinez-Perez ME, Casper DS, Flynn JT, Chiang MF. Plus disease in retinopathy of prematurity (ROP): quantitative analysis of standard published photograph. Archives of Ophthalmology 2010;128(9):1217-1220.

Barnes AH, Eguizabal JA, Acosta FL Jr, Lotz JC, Buckley JM, Ames CP. Biomechanical pullout strength and stability of the cervical artificial pedicle screw. Spine 2009; 34(1):E16-20.

Book Chapters

Callahan, AB, Lisman, RD. “Trauma Related Lower Eyelid Retraction.” Problems in Oculoplastic Surgery: A repair manual. Ed. Foad Nahai, MD. CRC Press. In Press

Callahan, AB, Lisman, RD. “Congenital Anterior Lamellar Deficiency and Double Skin Grafting.” Problems in Oculoplastic Surgery: A repair manual. Ed. Foad Nahai, MD. CRC Press. In Press

Lee NG, Callahan AB, Migliori ME, Freitag SK.Minimally invasive approaches to eyebrow lifting. Int Ophthalmol Clin. 2013 Summer;53(3):47-57.

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