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Jonathan Lu


Oculofacial plastic surgeon

Dr. Jonathan Lu is an ophthalmologist and oculofacial plastic surgeon who cares for patients with conditions requiring eye surgery, including droopy eyelids, watery eyes, facial injuries affecting the eye, tumors near the eye, orbital inflammation and eye socket diseases (such as thyroid eye disease). He also provides rejuvenation procedures to address cosmetic concerns.

Lu's research interests include thyroid eye disease, eye cancer and conditions that cause orbital inflammation. He is also interested in applying artificial intelligence, including machine learning, in plastic surgery for the eye area, as well as in how to optimize surgical outcomes.

Lu earned his medical degree at the University of California, Davis School of Medicine. He completed a medical transitional year at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, followed by a residency in ophthalmology at the University of Southern California, with training at Los Angeles General Medical Center. He completed a fellowship in oculofacial plastic and reconstructive surgery at Harvard Medical School, training at Massachusetts Eye and Ear.

Lu was born and raised in California and calls it his home.

  • Education

    UC Davis, MD, 2017

  • Residencies

    University of Southern California, Ophthalmology, 2021

  • Fellowships

    Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary, Oculoplastic Surgery, 2023

  • Board Certifications

    Ophthalmology, American Board of Ophthalmology

  • Academic Title

    Assistant Professor

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    Selected research