Jonathan Lu, MD

Title(s)Assistant Professor, Ophthalmology
SchoolSchool of Medicine
Address490 Illinois Street, #58R
San Francisco CA 94158
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    Massachusetts Eye and Ear, Harvard University, Boston, MA07/2023Oculoplastic Surgery Fellowship
    University of Southern California, Roski Eye Institute, Los Angeles, CA07/2021Ophthalmology Residency
    Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, New York, NY 06/2018Transitional Internship
    University of California, Davis. School of Medicine, Davis, CAMD06/2017Medicine
    Stanford University, Stanford, CABS06/2013Biology
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    Retinoblastoma Program, International Society of Ocular Oncology Meeting2019Best Poster Award
    UC Davis Chapter of Alpha Omega Alpha2016Alpha Omega Alpha (AOA) Medical Honor Society
    UC Davis Eye Center2016William Kohl Medical Student Research Award
    UC Davis2014Medical Student Research Fellowship and Grant
    UC Davis Chapter of Alpha Omega Alpha2014AOA Service Award and Grant

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    Dr. Jonathan Lu joins the UCSF Oculofacial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery division after completing a fellowship in oculoplastic surgery at Massachusetts Eye and Ear / Harvard Medical School in Boston. He is a lifelong Californian, earning his undergraduate degree from Stanford University, then medical degree from UC Davis. He completed his medical transitional year at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center in New York. Later, he completed his ophthalmology residency at the University of Southern California / Los Angeles County Hospital.
    Dr Lu treats the full spectrum of ophthalmic plastic surgery conditions including eyelid malposition e.g. ‘droopy eyelids,’ tearing/watery eyes, injuries to the face, tumors in the periocular region, cosmetic rejuvenating procedures, and orbital (eye socket) diseases such as thyroid eye disease, orbital inflammation, cancers, and more. Dr. Lu’s research interests include orbital diseases such as thyroid eye disease and orbital inflammation, ocular oncology, the application of artificial intelligence/machine learning in oculoplastics, and clinical research for optimizing surgical outcomes.

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    1. Association of Somatic TET2 Mutations With Giant Cell Arteritis. Arthritis Rheumatol. 2024 Mar; 76(3):438-443. Robinette ML, Weeks LD, Kramer RJ, Agrawal M, Gibson CJ, Yu Z, Sekar A, Mehta A, Niroula A, Brown JT, McDermott GC, Reshef ER, Lu JE, Liou VD, Chiou CA, Natarajan P, Freitag SK, Rao DA, Ebert BL. PMID: 37909388; PMCID: PMC10922498.
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    2. The Role of Steroids for Pediatric Orbital Cellulitis - Review of the Controversy. Semin Ophthalmol. 2023 Jul; 38(5):442-445. Lu JE, Yoon MK. PMID: 36683269.
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    3. Other Neurogenic Ptosis: Aberrant Facial Nerve Regeneration. J Neuroophthalmol. 2024 Mar 01; 44(1):e143-e144. Li J, Lu JE, Bokman CL, Chang JR. PMID: 36000761.
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    4. Aspiration as a Novel Technique to Address Facial and Periocular Myiasis. Ophthalmic Plast Reconstr Surg. 2021 Sep-Oct 01; 37(5):e172-e173. Lu JE, Mohan S, Pfeiffer ML, Clark BS, Chang JR. PMID: 33795608.
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    5. Technique for modified transantral orbital decompression for improved cosmesis in stable thyroid eye disease. Int J Oral Maxillofac Surg. 2021 Nov; 50(11):1440-1442. Lu JE, Bergman M, Burnstine MA. PMID: 33658150.
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    6. Response of twelve different hyaluronic acid gels to varying doses of recombinant human hyaluronidase. J Plast Reconstr Aesthet Surg. 2021 Apr; 74(4):881-889. Ryu C, Lu JE, Zhang-Nunes S. PMID: 33308988.
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    7. Graded transantral orbital decompression outcomes in stable thyroid eye disease: a series of 47 orbits. Orbit. 2021 Jun; 40(3):215-221. Lu JE, Pfeiffer ML, Burnstine MA. PMID: 32363975.
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    8. Clinical Update on Checkpoint Inhibitor Therapy for Conjunctival and Eyelid Melanoma. Int Ophthalmol Clin. 2020; 60(2):77-89. Lu JE, Chang JR, Berry JL, In GK, Zhang-Nunes S. PMID: 32205655; PMCID: PMC8059069.
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    9. Metastases and death rates after primary enucleation of unilateral retinoblastoma in the USA 2007-2017. Br J Ophthalmol. 2019 09; 103(9):1272-1277. Lu JE, Francis JH, Dunkel IJ, Shields CL, Yu MD, Berry JL, Kogachi K, Skalet AH, Miller AK, Santapuram PR, Daniels AB, Abramson DH. PMID: 30361279; PMCID: PMC6483895.
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