Stephen P. Christiansen, MD
Professor
Boston University School of Medicine
Dept of Ophthalmology

MD, Medical College of Wisconsin




Since 2009, Dr. Christiansen has served as the Chairman of the Department of Ophthalmology and Professor of Ophthalmology and Pediatrics at Boston University School of Medicine. Dr Christiansen is also Chief of Ophthalmology at Boston Medical Center. He conducts extensive research in pediatric ophthalmology and adult strabismus and has been awarded funding by the NIH for clinical studies of strabismus (misaligned eyes), infantile cataract, and retinopathy of prematurity (ROP). His primary research interests are in the management of childhood and adult strabismus, pediatric cataract, ROP, and retinoblastoma.

Dr. Christiansen has served in numerous local, national, and international leadership roles. He is a member of the Board of Trustees of the Boston University Medical Group (BUMG), the physician organization for Boston Medical Center (BMC), and is the Chair of the BUMG Finance Committee. He led search committees for the BMC and BUSM Chairs of Pediatrics and Surgery. Dr. Christiansen is an Examiner for the American Board of Ophthalmology. He has served on the Board of the American Association for Pediatric Ophthalmology and Strabismus (AAPOS), and is currently the President of the American Orthoptic Journal, AOJ, Inc. Dr. Christiansen has also chaired the Program Planning Committee of AAPOS, organizing numerous national meetings. During his tenure, the scope of the position was expanded to include international partnerships and he led the planning committees for successful meetings in Singapore, Kyoto, Jaipur, and Barcelona.

Dr. Christiansen’s work has been recognized by ophthalmic organizations in the US. He recently received the Senior Honor Award for AAPOS, the Senior Achievement Award for the AAO, and, in 2008, the Secretariat Award for the AAO.

Dr. Christiansen has given 24 invited professor lectureships world-wide, five of which were named lectures. In addition, he has published extensively with 118 papers in peer-reviewed journals, numerous book chapters, invited editorials and other work. His bibliography can be seen at

http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/?term=Christiansen+SP

Helen L. and Sherwood J. Tarlow Chair
Boston University School of Medicine
Ophthalmology


Professor
Boston University School of Medicine
Pediatrics
General Pediatrics

VA Boston Healthcare System



2018 AAO: Senior Achievement Award
2018 AAPOS: Senior Honor Award
2008 AAO: Secretariat Award


Projects for the Massachusetts Lions Eye Research Fund
07/01/2014 - 05/31/2021 (PI)
Massachusetts Lions Eye Research Fund, Inc.


Biological Responses in the Injured Cornea
11/01/2003 - 09/30/2020 (PI)
New England Corneal Transplant Fund


Massachusetts Lion Eye Research Fund
07/01/2011 - 06/30/2014 (PI)
Massachusetts Lions Eye Research Fund, Inc.



Intermittent Exotropia Study 6 (IXT6): A Pilot Randomized Clinical Trial of Base-in Prism…
11/01/2019 - 10/31/2021 (PI)
Jaeb Center for Health Research NIH-NEI

Protocol IXT5 (An RCCT of Overminus Sepectacle Therapy for Intermittent Exotropia)- (PEDIG)
07/28/2016 - 07/27/2020 (PI)
Jaeb Center for Health Research NIH-NEI

Binocular Dig Rush Game Treatment for Amblyopia (ATS20)
07/05/2017 - 07/04/2020 (PI)
Jaeb Center for Health Research NIH-NEI

Pediatric Cataract Surgery Outcomes Registry (C02)
10/01/2012 - 10/31/2019 (PI)
Jaeb Center for Health Research NIH-NEI
U10EY11751

Glasses versus Observation for Moderate Hyperopia in Young Children (HTS1)
02/01/2012 - 02/28/2018 (PI)
Jaeb Center for Health Research NIH-NEI
U10EY11751

Protocol ATS18 (Study of Binocular Computer Activities for Treatment of Amblyopia) PEDIG
04/01/2015 - 05/31/2017 (PI)
Jaeb Center for Health Research NIH-NEI
U10EY11751

PEDIG IXT2: A RCT of Observation vs. Occlusion Therapy
08/13/2010 - 12/31/2015 (PI)
Jaeb Center for Health Research NIH-NEI
2U10 EY011751-13

Pediatric Vision Scanner 4 (PVS-4)
11/01/2014 - 05/31/2015 (PI)
Children's Hospital Prevent Blindness

PEDIG E02: Pediatric Eye Disease Investigator Group's Esotropia Treatment with Botulinum Toxin-A
06/01/2013 - 12/31/2014 (PI)
Jaeb Center for Health Research NIH-NEI
U10EY11751

PEDIG IXT1: A Randomized Trial of Bilateral Lateral Rectus Recession vs Unilateral Lateral Rectus
03/01/2011 - 02/28/2014 (PI)
Jaeb Center for Health Research NIH

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  1. Traboulsi EI, Drews-Botsch CD, Christiansen SP, Stout AU, Hartmann EE, Lambert SR. Rate of ocular trauma in children operated on for unilateral cataract in infancy-data from the Infant Aphakia Treatment Study. J AAPOS. 2020 Aug 31. PMID: 32882364
     
  2. Tan QQ, Christiansen SP, Wang J. Development of refractive error in children treated for retinopathy of prematurity with anti-vascular endothelial growth factor (anti-VEGF) agents: A meta-analysis and systematic review. PLoS One. 2019; 14(12):e0225643. PMID: 31790445
     
  3. Archer SM, Christiansen SP, Del Monte MA. Lateral rectus sag and recurrent esotropia in children. J AAPOS. 2019 12; 23(6):363. PMID: 31526858
     
  4. Lambert JE, Christiansen SP, Peeler CE. Don't Miss This! Red Flags in the Pediatric Eye Exam: Pupils. J Binocul Vis Ocul Motil. 2019 Jul-Sep; 69(3):102-105.View Related Profiles. PMID: 31329052
     
  5. Christiansen SP. Don't Miss This! Red Flags in the Pediatric Eye Examination: Introduction and Essential Concepts. J Binocul Vis Ocul Motil. 2019 Jul-Sep; 69(3):87-89. PMID: 31329053
     
  6. Christiansen SP. Ophthalmoplegia: When the Eyes Don't Move: An Introduction. J Binocul Vis Ocul Motil. 2018 Jan-Mar; 68(1):3. PMID: 30196775
     
  7. Wallace DK, Repka MX, Lee KA, Melia M, Christiansen SP, Morse CL, Sprunger DT. Amblyopia Preferred Practice Pattern®. Ophthalmology. 2018 01; 125(1):P105-P142. PMID: 29108744
     
  8. Wallace DK, Morse CL, Melia M, Sprunger DT, Repka MX, Lee KA, Christiansen SP. Pediatric Eye Evaluations Preferred Practice Pattern®: I. Vision Screening in the Primary Care and Community Setting; II. Comprehensive Ophthalmic Examination. Ophthalmology. 2018 01; 125(1):P184-P227. PMID: 29108745
     
  9. Wallace DK, Christiansen SP, Sprunger DT, Melia M, Lee KA, Morse CL, Repka MX. Esotropia and Exotropia Preferred Practice Pattern®. Ophthalmology. 2018 01; 125(1):P143-P183. PMID: 29108746
     
  10. Bothun ED, Lynn MJ, Christiansen SP, Kruger SJ, Vanderveen DK, Neely DE, Lambert SR. Strabismus surgery outcomes in the Infant Aphakia Treatment Study (IATS) at age 5 years. J AAPOS. 2016 Dec; 20(6):501-505. PMID: 27815186; DOI: 10.1016/j.jaapos.2016.09.014;
     
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