Brandon J. Lujan, MD

Dr. Lujan sees patients at the following West Coast Retina Office Locations:

San Francisco Office

1445 Bush Street

San Francisco, California  94109

(415) 972-4600

  1. (415)975-0999 (FAX)

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Curriculum Vitae

Work Address

West Coast Retina Medical Group

1445 Bush Street

San Francisco, CA  94109


Medical School: Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts, 2002

Post Doctoral Training

Internship: Arrowhead Medical Center; San Bernardino, California 2002-2003

Residency: University of California, Department of Ophthalmology, San Francisco: 2003-2006


    Medical Retina, Bascom Palmer Eye Institute, University of Miami Miller School of Medicine, 2006-07

    Retinal Imaging Research Fellowship: Bascom Palmer Eye Institute, University of Miami Miller School of Medicine, 2007-08

Licensure and Board Certification

California Licensure

Florida Licensure

Diplomat, American Board of Ophthalmology- 2010

Academic & Administrative Appointments

    Berkeley Clinical Scientist Development Program

        National Institutes of Health K12 Award Recipient

        Department of Vision Science

        University of California, Berkeley

Hospital Appointments

California Pacific Medical Center, San Francisco

Memberships, Offices and Committee Appointments

American Academy of Ophthalmology

Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology

Frederick C. Cordes Society

Miami Ophthalmological Society

Awards & Honors

University of California, San Francisco

    Ethics Lecture Series Lecturer/Moderator

    California Academy of Ophthalmology, Resident Delegate

Harvard Medical School

    Neurology Research Fellowship at Oxford University

    Leader, Ethics Journal Club

    Pre-Matriculation Summer Research Fellowship

    Rural Medicine Elective in Guatemala

University of Minnesota

    Neurobiology Summer Research Fellowship

    Neurobiology Summer Research Teaching Assistant

    Biochemistry Student Teaching Assistant



Grewal DS, Jampol LM, Fawzi AA, Lujan BJ.  Diagnostic and therapeutic challenges.  Retina 2014 Apr;34(4):816-820.  PMID: 23928674.

Lujan BJ, Coady PA, McDonald HR.   Spectral Domain Optical Coherence Tomography findings in Purtscher-like Retinopathy.  Retina (In Press). PMID: None.

Lujan BJ.  Spectral Domain Optical Coherence Tomography Imaging of Punctate Outer Retinal Toxoplasmosis.  Saudi Journal Ophthal (In Press). PMID: None.

Coady PA, Cunningham ET, Vora RA, McDonald HR, Johnson RN, Jumper JM, Fu AD, Haug SJ, Williams S, Lujan BJ.  Spectral Domain Optical Tomography Findings in Eyes with Acute Ischemic Retinal Whitening (In Revision). PMID: None.

Lujan BJ, Horton J.  Microcysts in the inner nuclear layer from optic atrophy are caused by retrograde trans-synaptic degeneration combined with vitreous traction on the retinal surface.  Brain. 2013 Nov;136(Pt 11):e260. PMID: 23872368.

De Niro, J, McDonald HR, Johnson RN, Jumper JM, Fu AD, Cunningham ET, Lujan BJ.  Sensitivity of Fluid Detection in Patients with Neovascular AMD using Spectral Domain Optical Coherence Tomography High Definition Line Scans.  Retina 2014 Jan 8 (Epub ahead of print). PMID: 24406389

Clamp MF, Wilkes G, Leis LS, McDonald HR, Johnson RN, Ai E, Jumper JM, Fu AD, Cunningham ET, Lujan BJ.  En Face SDOCT Analysis of Lamellar Macular Holes.  Retina 2014 March 24 (Epub ahead of print).  PMID: 24667569.

Takakura A, Haug S, Radakrishnan S, Fu AD, Jumper JM, McDonald HR, Johnson RN, Lujan BJ, Cunningham ET.  Central Serous Chorioretinopathy Following Trabeculectomy in a Patient with Microphthalmos and Congenital Rubella Syndrome.  Retinal Cases & Brief Reports (In Press). PMID: None.

De Niro J, Fu AD, Johnson RN, McDonald HR, Jumper JM, Cunningham ET, Lujan BJ.  Intravenous Ranibizumab for Persistent Macular Edema in Retinal Vein Occlusion Unresponsive to Bevacizumab.  Retinal Cases & Brief Reports 2013 Summer;7(3):220-224. PMID: None.

Makhijani VS, Roorda A, Bayabo JK, Tong KK, Rivera-Carpio CA, Lujan BJ.  Chromatic Visualization of Reflectivity Variance within Hybridized Directional OCT Images.  SPIE Proceedings Vol 8571, Optical Coherence Tomography and Coherence Domain Optical Methods in Biomedicine XVII, 857105. PMID: None.

Johnson RN, Fu AD, HR McDonald HR, Jumper JM, Ai E, Cunningham ET, Lujan BJ. Fluorescein Angiography: Basic Principles and Interpretation. In: Ryan SJ, Sadda SR, Hinton DR, eds. Retina Fifth Edition, Volume I.  London: Elsevier, 2013;1;1-50. PMID: None.

Wong RW, Jumper MJ, McDonald HR, Johnson RN, Fu A, Lujan BJ, Cunningham ET.  Emerging concepts in the management of acute retinal necrosis.  British J Ophthalmol 2013 May 97(5):545-52. PMID: 23861500.

Wang F, Gregori G, Rosenfeld PJ, Lujan BL, Durbin MK, Bagherinia H.  Automated detection of the foveal center improves spectral domain optical coherence tomography measurements of central retinal thickness.  2012 Nov-Dec 43(6 Suppl):S32-7. PMID: 23357322.

Tam J, Dhamdhere KP, Tiruveedhula P, Lujan BJ, Johnson RJ, Bearse Jr. MA, Adams AJ, Roorda A.  Subclinical capillary changes in non-proliferative diabetic retinopathy.  Optom Vis Sci 2012 May 89(5): E692-703. PMID: 22525131

Mkrtchyan M, Lujan BJ, Merino D, Thirkill CE, Roorda A, Duncan JL. Outer retinal structure in patients with acute zonal occult outer retinopathy.  Am J Ophthalmol 2012 Apr 153(4):757-68.

Gregori G, Wang F, Rosenfeld PJ, Yehoshua Z, Gregori NZ, Lujan BJ, Puliafito CA, Feuer WJ.  Spectral domain optical coherence tomography imaging of drusen in nonexudative age-related macular degeneration.  Ophthalmology 2011 Jul;118(7):1373-9.  PMID 3129493.

Martel Y, Rutar T, Lujan BJ, de Alba Campomanes A.  Chorioretinal architecture in Aicardi syndrome: an optical coherence tomography and fluorescein angiography study.  Journal of AAPOS 2011 Jun;15(3):308-310. PMID 3142350.

Hirayama M, Yuzawa M, Takeda M, Hirayama K, Lujan BJ, Sadda SR, Keane PA.  Diagnostic and therapeutic challenges. Retina 2011;31(5):998-1003.  PMID: None.

Chen Y, Ratnam K, Sundquist SM, Lujan B, Ayyagari R, Gudiseva VH, Roorda A, Duncan JL.  Cone photoreceptor abnormalities correlate with vision loss in patients with Stargardt disease.  Invest Ophthalmol Vis Sci. 2011 May 17:52(6):3281-92. PMCID: PMC3109028.

Yi L, Gregori G, Knighton RW, Lujan BJ, Rosenfeld PJ.  Registration of OCT fundus images with color fundus photographs based on blood vessel ridges. Optics Express 2011;19(1),7–16.  PMID: None.

Talcott KE, Ratnam K, Sundquist SM, Lucero AS, Lujan BJ, Tao W, Porco TC, Roorda A, Duncan JL.  Longitudinal study of cone photoreceptors during retinal degeneration and in response to ciliary neurotrophic factor treatment. Invest Ophthalmol Vis Sci. 2011 Apr 6:52(5):2219-26. PMID: 3080173.

Lujan BJ, Roorda A, Knighton RW, Carroll J.  Revealing Henle's fiber layer using spectral domain optical coherence tomography.  Invest Ophthalmol Vis Sci. 2011 Mar 18;52(3):1486-92.  PMID: 3101665.

Yehoshua Z, Rosenfeld PJ, Gregori G, Feuer W, Falcao M, Lujan BJ, Puliafito CA.  Progression of geographic atrophy in age-related macular degeneration imaged with spectral domain optical coherence tomography. Ophthalmology 2011 Apr;118(4):679-86. PMID: 3070862.

Cohen SM, Reichel E, Arroyo JG, Lujan BJ. Diagnostic and therapeutic challenges. Retina 2011 Jan: 31(1)184-7.  PMID: None.

Oh J, Smiddy W, Flynn H, Gregori G, Lujan B. Photoreceptor inner/outer segment defect imaging by spectral domain OCT and visual prognosis after macular hole surgery. Invest Ophthalmol Vis Sci. 2010;51(3):1651-8. PMID: None.

Seider MI, Lujan BJ, Gregori G, Jiao S, Puliafito CA.  Ultra-high Resolution Spectral Domain Optical Coherence Tomography of Traumatic Maculopathy. Ophthalmic Surg Lasers Imaging 2009;40(5):516-21. PMID: None.

Lujan BJ, Rosenfeld PJ, Gregori G, Wang F, Knighton RW, Feuer W, Puliafito CA. Spectral Domain Optical Coherence Tomographic Imaging of Geographic Atrophy. Ophthalmic Surg Lasers Imaging 2009 Mar-Apr;40(2):96-101.  PMID: None.

Wykoff CC, Lujan BJ, Rosenfeld PR.  Photodynamic Therapy of Bullous Central Serous Chorioretinopathy with Subretinal Fibrosis and a Tear of the Retinal Pigment Epithelium. Retina Cases Brief Reports, 2009; 3(2):218-223. PMID: None.

Smiddy WE, Kim SS, Lujan BJ, Gregori G.  Myopic Traction Maculopathy: Spectral Domain Optical Coherence Tomographic Imaging and a Hypothesized Mechanism.  Ophthalmic Surg Lasers Imaging 2009 Mar-Apr;40(2):169-73. PMID: None.


       Lujan BJ, Rosenfeld PJ.  What is the Gold Standard for Retinal Imaging?  Retinal Physician, April 2007.