Angelo P. Tanna is Vice Chairman and Associate Professor of Ophthalmology and Director of the Glaucoma Service at the Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine in Chicago, Illinois, where he has served on the faculty since 1999. Dr. Tanna received his bachelor’s degree in biology with honors at Johns Hopkins University in 1989, graduated from the Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons in 1994, and then completed an ophthalmology residency (1998) and glaucoma fellowship (1999) at the Wilmer Eye Institute of The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine.
Dr. Tanna is a nationally recognized glaucoma expert and has published over 70 articles, textbook chapters and abstracts. His research focuses on the prevalence of visual impairment on a population level, the efficacy and safety of glaucoma medications, detection of glaucoma progression, and correlates of structure and function in glaucoma.
He has been invited to give numerous lectures on the national and international level covering topics spanning from glaucoma diagnostics and surgical techniques to medical therapy and adherence.
Dr. Tanna received the American Academy of Ophthalmology Achievement Award in 2009 and the Northwestern Outstanding Teacher Award in 2011. He has been continuously listed in Best Doctors in America since 2005. Dr. Tanna has served in various leadership roles of the American Glaucoma Society and has been a member of its Board of Directors. He currently serves on the American Academy of Ophthalmology’s Basic and Clinical Science Course Committee, the Science Advisory Board of Prevent Blindness America, and the editorial boards of Survey of Ophthalmology, EyeNet, Ophthalmology Management, and the major clinical journal in the field, Ophthalmology.