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Dr. Jeremiah Tao is a UCI Health eye surgeon.

Jeremiah P. Tao, MD


Ophthalmology, Ophthalmic Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery

Clinical Interests

blepharoplasty, cosmetic facial surgery, droopy eyelids (ptosis), eyelid malposition, eyelid bag surgery, facial skin cancers, orbital disease, tear duct surgery

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Medical Services
  • American Board of Ophthalmology, Ophthalmology
  • English
Medical School
University of South Carolina
St. Joseph's HospitalInternal Medicine
University of South Carolina School of MedicineOphthalmology
Indiana University School of MedicineOculofacial Plastic Orbit
Professional Positions
  • Professor — Department of Ophthalmology
  • Director — Fellowship Program, Department of Ophthalmology
  • Chief — UCI Health Oculofacial Plastic and Orbital Surgery
  • Fellow — American College of Surgeons
Awards and Recognition
  • Physicians of Excellence, Orange County Medical Association — 2012-2023
More Information

Dr. Jeremiah P. Tao is a board-certified UCI Health ophthalmologist specializing in tear drainage problems, thyroid eye disease, eyelid drooping, eyelid malposition, orbital tumors and orbito-facial trauma. He also offers cosmetic procedures, including Botox® and fillers, laser resurfacing and eyelid, brow, midface and face lifts.

Tao earned his medical degree from University of South Carolina School of Medicine in Columbia, where he also completed a residency in ophthalmology. Next, he completed a fellowship in ophthalmic plastic and reconstructive surgery at the Indiana University School of Medicine in Indianapolis.

He is the UCI Health director of oculofacial plastic and orbital surgery and directs the School of Medicine’s prestigious oculoplastic surgery fellowship program, which is accredited by the American Society in Ophthalmic Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery. An active researcher, he also gives lectures around the world and serves on the editorial board of the journal Oculoplastic Surgery.

He has been named a Physician of Excellence by the Orange County Medical Association for each of the last 10 years.

Tao sees patients in Irvine and Orange

Academic Profile

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Speakers Bureau Topics

  • Anophthalmia
  • Artificial Eye
  • Asian Blepharoplasty
  • Basal Cell Carcinoma
  • Bell's Palsy
  • Blepharitis
  • Blepharoplasty
  • Blepharospasm
  • Blind Painful Eye
  • Blinking
  • Blocked Tear Duct
  • Botox Injections
  • Brow Ptosis
  • Brow lift
  • Canaliculitis
  • Canthopexy
  • Canthoplasty
  • Canthotomy
  • Chalazion
  • Cheek Implant
  • Cheek Lift
  • Conjunctival Scarring
  • Conjunctival Tumor
  • Conjunctivoplasty
  • Cosmetic Surgery
  • Dacryocystorhinostomy (DCR)
  • Dermabrasion
  • Double Eyelid Surgery
  • Droopy Eyelid
  • Ectropion
  • Enophthalmos
  • Entropion
  • Enucleation
  • Evisceration
  • Excessive Tears
  • Exenteration
  • Exophthalmos
  • Eye Cancer
  • Eye Prosthesis
  • Eye Removal
  • Eyelid Cyst
  • Eyelid Cancer
  • Eyelid Laceration
  • Eyelid Ptosis
  • Eyelid Reconstruction
  • Eyelid Retraction
  • Eyelid Scarring
  • Eyelid Surgery
  • Eyelid Tumors
  • Eyelift
  • Facial Fillers
  • Facial Implants
  • Facial Surgery
  • Fat Graft
  • Giant Cell Arteritis
  • Graves Ophthalmology
  • Hemifacial Spasm
  • Juvederm
  • Lacrimal Drainage Surgery
  • Lagophthalmos
  • Laser Resurfacing
  • Latisse
  • Microphthalmia
  • Mid-face Lift
  • Misdirected Eyelashes
  • Myasthenia Gravis
  • Oculoplastic Surgery
  • Ophthalmic Graves' Disease
  • Optic Nerve Sheath Fenestration
  • Orbital Abscess
  • Orbital Cellulitis
  • Orbital Decompression
  • Orbital Fracture
  • Orbital Hypoplasia
  • Orbital Myositis
  • Orbital Prosthesis
  • Orbital Prosthetics
  • Orbital Pseudotumor
  • Orbital Reconstruction
  • Orbital Trauma
  • Orbital Tumor
  • Orbitofacial Trauma
  • Proptosis
  • Pseudotumor Cerebri
  • Ptosis Repair
  • Restylane
  • Rhytidectomy
  • Skin Flap
  • Skin Graft
  • Squamous Cell Carcinoma
  • Stye
  • Tarsorrhaphy
  • Tear Duct Surgery
  • Tearing
  • Temporal Arteritis
  • Temporal Artery Biopsy
  • Thyroid Associated Ophthalmology
  • Thyroid Artery Biopsy
  • Thyroid Eye Disease
  • Trichiasis
  • Xanthelasma

UCI Health Gavin Herbert Eye Institute
850 Health Sciences Road
Irvine, CA 92617
Phone: 949-824-2020
Fax: 855-376-5057
UCI Health Eye Care Services
101 The City Drive South, Pavilion 2
Building 30A
Orange, CA 92868
Phone: 714-456-7183
Fax: 855-376-5057
UCI Health Plastic Surgery Services
200 S. Manchester Ave., Suite 650
Orange, CA 92868
Phone: 714-456-3077
Fax: 714-456-2229