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Dan Yoon, MD

Assistant Professor

Brief Bio

Dr. Dan Yoon graduated Phi Beta Kappa from Swarthmore College with a BA in Biology and obtained his MD from New York University School of Medicine. Dr. Yoon completed his medicine internship at Lenox Hill Hospital in New York City where he was elected as the prelim intern of the year and ophthalmology residency at University of Illinois at Chicago and Illinois Eye and Ear Infirmary.

His clinical interests include cataract surgery and minimally-invasive glaucoma surgery. His research interests include novel glaucoma treatments and diagnostics, gene therapy, and medical device innovation. He previously served as an advisor at University of Illinois at Chicago Innovation Center and as a consultant to an ophthalmic medical device startup.

Clinical Expertise

  • Comprehensive ophthalmology
  • Cataract surgery
  • Minimally-invasive glaucoma surgery

Research Interest

  • Minimally-invasive glaucoma surgery device innovation
  • Gene and cellular therapy

Academic Rank

  • Assistant Professor
  • UMass Chan Medical School
  • UMass Memorial Medical Center

Education/Medical School

  • BA Swarthmore College, Swarthmore, PA
  • MD New York University School of Medicine, New York, NY

Research Fellowship

  • New York University School of Medicine, New York, NY


  • Active candidate for certification by the American Board of Ophthalmology

State Licensure

  • Massachusetts

Professional Societies and Affiliations

  • The Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology (ARVO)
  • American Academy of Ophthalmology (AAO)

Honors and Awards

  • Intern of the Year, Lenox Hill Hospital (2015)
  • Burgin Scholarship, New York University School of Medicine (2010-2014)
  • Phi Beta Kappa, Honors Society, Swarthmore College (2008)
  • Sigma Xi, Scientific Research Society, Swarthmore College (2008)
  • Carl E. Russo Business Scholarship, Swarthmore College (2007-2008)
  • Fred C. and Jessie M. Reynolds Scholarship, Swarthmore College (2007-2008)


  • English, Korean
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Dan Yoon, M.D.

Contact information
Tel: 508-334-6855


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Office Address
Hahnemann Campus, 281 Lincoln Street, Worcester, MA 01605