Board Certifications

Ophthalmology

Areas of Expertise

Neuro-Ophthalmology

Education

Fellowship

Baylor College of Medicine
Neuro-Ophthalmology
Houston, TX
1980

Residency

Georgetown University Medical Center
Ophthalmology
Washington, D.C.
1979

Jackson Memorial Hospital
Internal Medicine
Miami, FL
1976

Internship

John Sealy Hospital
Internal Medicine
Galveston, TX
1975

Medical School

Universidad Peruana Cayetano Heredia
Doctor of Medicine
Lima, Peru
1974

Other Degrees

University of Texas Brownsville – Texas School of Management
Master of Business Administration
Brownsville, TX
2009

University of Texas – Houston School of Public Health
Master of Public Health – Health Promotion/Education
Houston, TX
1995

 

Biography

Dr. Tang is currently the Medical director of Bellaire Eye Care. She is a board certified general ophthalmologist, and a neuro-ophthalmologist lifetime fellow of the North American Neuro-ophthalmology Society (NANOS) and American Academy of Ophthalmology, practicing in Houston for over 25 yrs.

She is a consultant for traumatic orbital, eye and brain injury at TIRR MHH in Houston, Texas. She is also a current clinical professor Neuroscience at the Fertitta Family UH College of Medicine and former tenured professor at University of Texas. She holds a Master’s Degree in Public Health from the University of Texas School of Public Health, specializing in Health Promotion and an MBA from the University of Texas in Brownsville.

She is named in the “Best Doctors in America” for over 25 yrs and “Top Docs” in Houston for past 10 yrs and has received several Honor Awards for teaching at the American Academy of Ophthalmology, holding multiple Teacher of the Year awards earned during her extensive academic career as a tenured professor at the University of Texas system.

Her clinical research are in diabetes and the eye, Multiple Sclerosis, papilledema, pseudotumor cerebri, traumatic brain injury eye effects, eye pain, AION, and Thyroid eye disease where she is a principal investigator of current trials and was top recruiter in the three trials leading to the approval of a landmark drug Teprotumumab. She has published over 150 peer reviewed articles and also book chapters.

Dr. Tang was also an adjunct and research professor at the UH School of Optometry and currently is an adjunct professor at Midwestern University Chicago College of optometry externship curriculum.

Dr. Tang was honored by the Houston Mayor, Bill White, for her community service with her Multiple Sclerosis Eye CARE clinic for the underserved in Houston with a Proclamation “Rosa A. Tang MD Day” on September 24, 2009 in Houston. Currently she is a member of the Victor Rivera Neuro Eye MS Center and the Victor Rivera Foundation.

Dr. Tang is from Peru. She is bilingual, and has trained over 20 fellows, mostly internationally, many of whom are currently holding academic positions in USA and/or abroad and who she considers her legacy.