Michelle C. Liang, MD

Dr. Liang is available for appointments in Boston, Brookline, and Framingham.


Clinical Specialties: All conditions of the retina and vitreous, including macular degeneration, macular diseases, vitreomacular disorders, diabetic retinopathy, retinal vascular disorders, retinal detachment, ocular trauma, and cataract complications. Dr. Liang also is involved with the surgical management of advanced retinitis pigmentosa (Argus II Retinal Prosthesis System).

Research Interests: Retinal Imaging and new therapies for macular degeneration, diabetic macular edema, and other diseases. Primary investigator for Argus II retinal prosthesis Post-Approval study to help gather safety data and evaluate measures of visual function after implementation.


Vitreoretinal Surgery, New England Eye Center/Tufts Medical Center and Ophthalmic Consultants of Boston


Ophthalmology, New England Eye Center/Tufts Medical Center

Medical School

University at Buffalo School of Medicine

Academic Appointment

Assistant Professor of Ophthalmology, Tufts University School of Medicine

Board Certification

American Board of Ophthalmology

Academic Affiliations/Memberships

American Medical Association
American Academy of Ophthalmology
American Society of Retina Specialists
New England Ophthalmological Society

Selected Publications

Books Edited

Duker JS, Liang MC. Anti-VEGF Use in Ophthalmology. Thorofare, NJ: Slack, Inc; 2017.

Peer Reviewed Publications

Sridhar JS, Yonekawa Y, Kuriyan AE, Joseph A, Thomas BJ, Liang MC, Rayess N, Relhan N, Wolfe JD, Shah CP, Witkin AJ, Flynn HW, Garg S. Microbiologic spectrum and visual outcomes of acute-onset infectious endophthalmitis undergoing therapeutic pars plana vitrectomy. Retina. 2017;37:1246-1251.
Thomas BJ, Mehta N, Yonekawa Y, Sridhar J, Kuriyan AE, Rehlan N, Liang MC, Woodward MA, Witkin AJ, Shah C, Flynn HW Jr, Garg SJ, Wolfe JD. Pars plana vitrectomy for late vitreoretinal sequelae of infectious endophthalmitis: surgical management and outcomes. Retina. 2017;37(4):651-656.
Fein JG, Liang MC. Spectral domain-optical coherence tomography findings of commotio retinae with associated serous retinal detachment. Retin Cases Brief Rep. 2017;11:63-66.
Liang MC, de Carlo TE, Baumal CR, Reichel E, Waheed NK, Duker JS, Witkin AJ. Correlation of spectral domain optical coherence tomography angiography and clinical activity in neovascular age-related macular degeneration. Retina. 2016;36:2265-2273.
Weber ML, Liang MC, Flaherty KT, Heier JS. Subretinal fluid associated with MEK inhibitor use in the treatment of systemic cancer. JAMA Ophthalmol. 2016;134(8):855-862.
Droms RJ, Liang MC, Duker JS. Retinoschisis and outer retinal hole formation in a patient with papillorenal syndrome. Ophthalmic Surg Lasers Imaging Retina. 2015;46:477-480.
Liang MC, Baumal C. Bilateral serous retinal detachment as a presenting sign of acute lymphoblastic leukemia in an adult. J Clin Stud Med Case Rep 2015;2:1.
Bartolini CE, Liang MC, Goldberg RA, Goldman DR, Witkin SR, Duker JS. Progressive outer retinal necrosis secondary to herpes simplex virus type 2. Ophthalmic Surg Lasers Imaging Retina. 2014;45:326-327.

Adhi M, Lau M, Liang MC, Waheed NK, Duker JS. Analysis of the thickness and vascular layers of the choroid in eyes with geographic atrophy using spectral domain optical coherence tomography. Retina. 2014;34(2):306-312.

Contact Information

Fax: 617-636-4867

Patient Appointments:
Boston: 617-636-4600
Brookline: 617-734-1396
Framingham: 508-879-3204

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