Jeremy F. Tan, MD

Clinical Assistant Professor


Clinical Focus
Ophthalmic Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery

Special Interests
Complicated reconstruction of the periocular region from traumas or excision of neoplastic processes. Functional and cosmetic rejuvenation of the periocular region with particular interest in the anatomy of the Asian eyelid. Management of orbital and nasolacrimal disease such as Thyroid Eye Disease, orbital fractures, orbital tumors, nasolacrimal duct obstructions with multidisciplinary viewpoint. Pediatric oculoplastic problems including congenital ptosis, craniosynostosis syndromes, and nasolacrimal duct abnormalities. Management of wound healing and cicatricial changes.

Clinical Practice
Ophthalmic Plastic and Reconstructive medical and surgical management of periocular diseases from facial aging, neoplastic process, trauma, congenital and cosmetic concerns. Incorporation of in office procedures for maximal benefits with adjunctive toxins, filler, and lasers. Co-management of complex craniofacialorbital disease with our University colleagues in Neurosurgery, Otorhinolaryngology, Oral Maxillofacial Surgery, and Plastic surgery.

  • Undergraduate: University of Delaware (summa cum laude, Phi Beta Kappa, and Phi Kappa Phi)
  • MD: Temple University (Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Medical Society)
  • Residency: DMEI/OU
  • Fellowship: Ophthalmic Surgeons and Consultants of Ohio, Ohio State University, Nationwide Children's Hospital, and OhioHealth Systems

Dr. Tan, who is a native of New Jersey, earned his undergraduate degree from the University of Delaware with a Bachelor of Fine Arts with a concentration in ceramics and minor in Biology. Honors included summa cum laude, Phi Beta Kappa, and Phi Kappa Phi. He completed his medical studies at Temple University in Philadelphia, where he was inducted into the Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Medical Society, and his ophthalmology residency at DMEI/OU. During the 2015-2016 academic year, Dr. Tan served in outstanding fashion as Chief Resident. He completed his fellowship in ophthalmic plastic and reconstructive surgery with Ophthalmic Surgeons and Consultants of Ohio in Columbus, Ohio with affiliation to the Ohio State University, Nationwide Children's Hospital, and OhioHealth Systems.

Other Activities
Spending time with my wife and children. Exploring the surprisingly diverse and thriving culinary scene here in OKC.

Social Media Links
Personal Instagram: @jayruhmeetan

Personal Info
I am a first generation American. Born of immigrant parents from the Philippines. Ethnic roots in Southeastern China.

From a Grateful Patient...

"The staff at DMEI have been simply wonderful to our family and we are forever grateful for the care and attention that we have received! Dr. Tan and Dr. Burke performed emergency eye surgery on our daughter on Christmas Day and Dr. Tan has been nothing short of outstanding in his care of our child since that day. We would whole heartedly recommend the DMEI doctors to anyone that needs the best possible treatment and care. In fact, there is no one we would recommend more. Thank you Dr. Tan and team!!." - C. Dodd.

* Results may vary.
** These are testimonials by patients of Dean McGee Eye Institute. The opinions reflect our patients’ personal experience with their treatment. However, surgical results and treatment outcomes may vary from person to person. Discuss typical outcomes of your procedure with your surgeon and set realistic expectations based on your body type, lifestyle, and medical history. Optimum results are achieved when supported with good nutrition and exercise.

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