Dr. Joseph Tauber, M.D., specializes in anterior segment surgery, corneal transplantation, the treatment of corneal and external diseases and laser vision correction procedures. A board-certified ophthalmologist, Dr. Tauber received his doctorate from Harvard Medical School, his training in internal medicine at Beth Israel Hospital and in ophthalmology at Tufts-New England Medical Center, all located in Boston, Massachusetts. Dr. Tauber enhanced his medical education with two years of ocular immunology and corneal and external disease fellowship training at the Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary.
Dr. Tauber has been performing laser vision correction surgery since 1989, as one of the first ophthalmologists in the U.S. doing these surgeries. He has trained ophthalmologists across the U.S. in these procedures, and has experience with all the major lasers in use today. Dr. Tauber's Ocular Surface Disease Center provides patients an opportunity to benefit from his experience in dry eye and ocular surface healing problems together with the most modern diagnostic and treatment options available anywhere.
Avidly involved in research for over a decade, Dr. Tauber has been a principal investigator in over 80 research studies of high-risk corneal transplantation, inflammation and allergic eye diseases, corneal infectious diseases and numerous studies related to dry eye syndrome. He is a member of the American Academy of Ophthalmology, Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology, Kansas City Society of Ophthalmology and Otolaryngology, Midwest Corneal Society and the Castroviejo Society.
Dr. Tauber has written five book chapters and over 50 articles for such prestigious medical journals as Ophthalmology, Investigative Ophthalmology and Visual Science, Journal of Cataract and Refractive Surgery and Cornea. He has been awarded the Heed Ophthalmic Foundation Fellowship Award and the National Eye Institute Individual NRSA Award.