Curriculum Vitae
Alexander C. Tsang, M.D.

Ophthalmology residency
June 2003
University Medical Branch-Galveston,Texas

Transitional residency
June 2000
Ball Memorial Hospital- Munci, Indiana

Doctor Of Medicine
May 1999
Indiana University School of Medicine- Indianapolis, Indiana

Master of Science in Mechanical Engineering
May 1995
Purdue University- West Lafayette, Indiana

Bachelor of Science in Aerospace Engineering
August 1990
Boston University- Boston, Massachusetts

Board and Licensure:
Diplomate, American Board of Ophthalmology Dec 2004- present
Licensed Physician, State of Connecticut, August 2018- present
Licensed Physician State of Maryland, May 2018- present
Licensed Physician State of New York, March 2015-present
Licensed Physician State of Alaska, September 2005- present
Licensed Physician State of Indiana, August 2001- present
Inactive Physician, Commonwealth of Pennsylvania March 2015- December 2018
Physician-in-training, State of Texas July 2000- June 2003
Physician-in-training, State of Indiana, June 1999-June 2000

Professional Association:
Fellow, American Academy of Ophthalmology

Present Positions:
(October 2008- present) President of Eagle River Ophthalmic Surgeons, LLC, Bloomfield, CT and Anchorage, AK.
Lego- medical evaluation and opinion consultant
Locum tenant and contract consultancy and independent practice, offering medical and surgical ophthalmic services in Connecticut, New York, Maryland, Indiana and Alaska.

(April 2016- present) Flight surgeon, 175th Medical Group, Maryland Air National Gueard, Warfield ANGB, MD
Support 175 WG in garrison and expeditionary operations
Infections Control Function Chair
Occupational & Environmental Health Work Group Chair

Past Positions:
(September 2018- April 2020) Comprehensive Opthalmologist, Primary Eye Care Center, Bloomfield, CT
Evaluate, treat, and triage comprehensive eye problems for all ages
Active surgeon in cataract, glaucoma, and oculoplastic surgeries

(April 2015- March 2018) Associate Ophthalmologist, Guthrie Medical Groupe, Sayre, PA
Active surgeon in cataract, glaucoma, and oculoplastic surgeries

(January 2018-March 2016) Squadron Flight Surgeon, 144th Airlift Squadron, Alaska Air National Guard, Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson, AK
Support routine and expeditionary air operations as squadron flight surgeon

(January 2009- January 2015) Staff Ophthalmologist, Alaska VA Health Services, Anchorage, AK
Active surgeon in retinal laser, cataract, surgical and medical glaucoma, and oculoplastic procedures
Pharmaceutical and Therapeutics committee member

(August 2005- December 2008) Chief Ophthalmologist, 3MDG/VA Joint Venture Hospital, Elmendorf Air Force Base, Anchorage, AK
Supervise daily operation and business plans of practice with 13,000 beneficiaries
Active surgeon in laser, cataract, glaucoma, strabismus, and oculoplastic procedures
Coordinates federal interagency sharing agreements between VA, DoD, and USPHS
Directs $800k of equipment maintenance and update, and a staff between five and seven

(August 2003- July 2005) Staff Ophthalmologist, USAF Aeromedical Consult Service, School of Aerospace Medicine, Brooks City- Base, San Antonio, TX
Evaluates complex ophthalmic conditions in undergraduate pilot applicants, rated aviators, aircrew, select ground crew and civilian aviators for medical waivers
Conduct research on the impact of ophthalmic conditions and treatment in the aerospace environment and aircrew selection.
Support field flight surgeons as subject expert in eye disease and trauma

Military Experience:
Commissioned Captain- February 22, 2001
Completed USAF Officer training school- August 7, 2003
Completed Aerospace Medicine Primary Course- November 21, 2003
Promoted to Major- July 1, 2005
Promoted to Lt. Colonel- August 16, 2013
Previous Non- Medical Work Experience:
Engineer I, Kimberly-Clark Corporation, Neenah, WI December 1991-July 1995
Bottleneck and error analysis of proprietary non-woven products machinery
Mechanical Development Engineer, ABB Power T&D Co., Muncie, Indiana August 1990-April 1993
Project Manager of cost reduction processes, environmental compliance, proprietary software development, heat transfer, mechanical, seismic and noise engineering.
Engineering Intern, Westinghouse ABB Power T&D Co., Pittsburgh, PA June 1989- November 1989
Programming specialist for proprietary accounting and engineering software.

1. Tsang AC, Harris A, Kagemann L, Chung HS, Snook BM, Garzozi HJ. Brightness alters Heidelberg retinal flowmeter measurement in an in vitro model. Investigative Ophthalmology & Visual Science. 40 (3): 795-9, 1999 March.
2. Fisher DA, Tsang AC, Paydar N, Milionis S, Turner CH. Cement-Mantle thickness affects cement strains in total hip replacement. Journal of Biomechanics 30 (11-12):1173-7 November-December 1997.
3. Chang A. Tsang AC, Huynh P, Conteras J, CalvanoC, Thall E. Corneal Tissue Ablation & Munnerlyn Formula. Journal of Cataract and Refractive Surgery. 29 (6): 1204-10 June 2003.
4. Tsang AC. Cat-Scratch Disease- Patient Information Monograph.
Presentations and Posters:
1. Rebin RM, Ivan DJ, Gooch J, Tsang AC, Rabin J, Edberg M, Thompson B. The Impact of Blue Blocking Intraocular Lenses on Color Vision Performance. Presented at the Annual Meeting of the American Academy of Ophthalmology, November 2006.
2. Tsang AC, Idiopathic Ocular Inflammatory Syndrome Associated with Primary Coccidiodes Imitis. Presented at the Annual Meeting of the Society of Air Force Clinical Surgeons, September 2006.
3. Van Syoc D, Tsang AC, Ivan DJ, Gooch J. Micro-strabismus in USAF Aviators. Abstract 97698, the Aerospace Medical Association 75th ASMA Annual Scientific Meeting, May 2004.
4. Li HK, Daniel K, Tsand A, Bogoni L, Verma V, Gagvani N. Transformations of Slit lamp Video Into Wide-field Retinal Imagery. Program 2408/Poster B43, presented at the Annual Meeting of ARVO, April 2004.
5. Tsang AC, Blem RI, Li, HK. Ambulatory Management of Acute Retinal Necrosis. Presentation at the American Uveitis Society Annual Meeting, My 4, 2002 in Ft. Lauderdale, FL.
6. Hurt JS, March WF, Bell BA, Ishimoto B, van Kuijk FJGM, Tsang A- Fluorophotometer for the intraocular lens glucose sensor. Investigative Ophthalmology & Visual Science. 42: (Suppl)S284 [Poster at he the ARVO Annual Meeting 2001 in Ft. Lauderdale, FL]

Current Hospital Privileges:
St. Francis Hospital- Hartford, CT
Hartford Hospital- Hartford, CT
Connecticut Children’s Medical Center- Hartford, CT
Cayuga Medical Center- Surgery Center- Ithaca, NY