4901 Calhoun Road
Houston, TX 77204
About Dr. Tang...
Dr. Rosa Tang is board certified in Ophthalmology. She received her M.D. at C. Heredia University in Lima, Peru. Her Medicine internship was at the University of Texas Medical Branch (UTMB) in Galveston, Internal Medicine residency at the University of Miami, Ophthalmology residency at Georgetown University, Washington, D.C. and fellowship in Neuro-Ophthalmology at Baylor College of Medicine in Houston. She holds a Master's Degree in Public Health from the University of Texas-School of Public Health. Also, has an MBA from UT-Brownsville. She is a current fellow of the American Academy of Ophthalmology (A.A.O.) and the North American Neuro-Ophthalmology Society.
Neuro-Ophthalmology deals with diagnostically challenging cases. Dr. Tang examines patients with rheumatologic, toxic, oncologic, metabolic, endocrine, infectious, and other medical diseases. She has expertise in differentiating these medical conditions from intrinsic neurologic or ophthalmic diseases that affect the eye and brain leading to neuro-ophthalmic problems. The etiology of vision and visual field loss, unusual eye complaints or visual phenomena, ptosis,diplopia, abnormal pupils and eye movements, ocular, periocular and associated head pain are some of the conditions which Dr. Tang evaluates in adults and children.
Education and Training
- Received her MD at Universidad Peruana Cayetano Heredia, Lima, Peru, April, 1974. Graduated Summa Cum Laude, and ranked #1 in her class. Fluent in Spanish.
- Residency in Ophthalmology, Georgetown University Medical Center, Washington DC. 1976-1979.
- Fellowship in Neuro-ophthalmology, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Texas. 1979-1980.
- Masters in Public Health (MPH)-Health Promotion/Prevention, University of Texas School of Public Health, Houston, Texas. 1993-1995..
- Masters in Business Administration (MBA): University of Texas Brownsville- 2004-2009
- Fellow: American Academy of Ophthalmology (AAO), North American Neuro-ophthalmology Society (NANOS), Member American Academy Neurology (AAN).
- Board certified in Ophthalmology.
Teaching and Related Activities
- Clinical Professor, Department of Neurology, the University of Texas M.S. at Houston.
- Trained 20 fellows from all over the World as Neuro-ophthalmologists.
Research and Related Activities
Areas of research include: Optic Nerve Disease. Drug Trials. Cognitive impairment. Telemedicine.
Over 100 publications in peer reviewed & invited journals pertaining to Neuro-ophthalmology &Telemedicine.
Teaching Awards and Mentions
- Outstanding Teaching Award, Osler Institute, Indiana, Ophthalmology and Neurology Review Course 1991, 1992, 1993, 1994.
- Honor Award- American Academy Ophthalmology- J: 2000- Senior: 2006.- JCAHO 2005
- Elected by her peers for inclusion in Best Doctors in America® yearly from 1996 to 2009.
- Listed in Texas Monthly Texas Superdocs 2008-2010 under the Ophthalmology section.
- Listed in the H magazine Top Houston Docs 2002, 2006 and 2009.
- Listed in America’s Top Ophthalmologists yearly from 2004 to 20009.
- AMA Physician Recognition Award : 2003-2010 with commendation for continuing education maintenance.
- Listed in Who’s Who in Medicine- 2000
- Peer reviewer and Medical expert for the Texas, California and Florida State Board of Medicine.
- Co-Director of the MS Eye CARE at the University Eye Institute –National Multiple Sclerosis Society Affiliated Clinic. Affiliated to Lone Star Chapter NMSS.