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Language(s) Spoken

English; Chinese; Spanish

Joined Kelsey-Seybold

October 2019

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Professional Background 

Dr. Wayne Tie earned his undergraduate degree in 2010 at the University of Chicago, where he graduated with a Bachelor of Arts in Biology. He completed his medical degree in 2014 at Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center – Paul L. Foster School of Medicine in El Paso. He completed his residency in Internal Medicine in 2015 at the University of California – Irvine. He completed his Ophthalmology residency in 2018 at The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio. In 2019, he completed his glaucoma fellowship at Tufts University – New England Eye Center and the Ophthalmic Consultants of Boston.

Professional Associations

Dr. Tie is a member of the American Academy of Ophthalmology, the American Glaucoma Society, and the Texas Medical Association.

Hobbies and Interests

Dr. Tie enjoys watching professional football and basketball, playing tennis, and hiking.

Fun Facts

The most interesting place Dr. Tie has visited is New Zealand. As a child, he dreamed of becoming a police detective. Something not many people know about him is that he’s an amateur card magician.

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Awards & Recognitions

  • 2018: American Academy of Ophthalmology Advocacy Ambassador

  • 2017: American Society of Retinal Specialists Rhett Buckler Award recipient; Alamo City Ophthalmology Clinical Conference Gordon Award for Research recipient

  • 2016 - 2017: House Staff President, University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, elected position representing 800+ residents and fellows

  • 2011: NIH - National Institute of Diabetes, Digestive, and Kidney Diseases research grant recipient

  • 2006 - 2010: University of Chicago Dean's Scholar


  • Tie W, Flynn W. Comparison of outcomes between iStent trabecular bypass and Kahook goniotomy
    Presented at Alamo City Ophthalmology Clinical Conference; April 2018; San Antonio, TX.

  • Tie W, Schatz MP. Lumps and Bumps
    Presented at NANOS Walsh Conference; March 2017; Waikoloa Village, Hawaii.

  • Tie W, Conston S, Yamamoto R, Jansen M, Bahadorani S, Krambeer C, Kermany D, Singer M.  Reducing dexamethasone intravitreal implant-related retinal injuries using a novel technique of intravitreal injection.
    Poster presented at ARVO; May 2017; Baltimore, MD. Alamo City Ophthalmology Clinical Conference; April 2017; San Antonio, TX.  ASRS; Aug 2017; Boston, MA.

  • Tie W, Wong B.  Unilateral vein occlusion and optic disc edema due to ocular cysticercosis.
    Presented at Third Coast Retina Conference; May 2017; Austin, TX.

  • Tie W, Mamrosh J, Kim JM, Moore D.  LRH-1 has post-translational regulatory effects on the lipogenic transcription factor SREBP.
    Presented at NIDDK Symposium, Vanderbilt University; Aug 2011; Nashville, TN.



  • Krambeer C, Wannamaker K, Tie W, Bahadorani S, Singer J, Conston S, Singer MA.  A new suggested strategy for safe injection of Ozurdex.  Accepted by Ophthalmic Surg Laser Imaging Retina May 9, 2018.

  • Bahadorani S, Krambeer C, Wannamaker K, Tie W, Jansen M, Espitia J, Sohn JH, Singer MA.  The effects of repeated Ozurdex injections on ocular hypertension.  Clin Ophthalmol. 2018 Apr 3; 12:639 - 642.

  • Jansen ME, Krambeer CJ, Kermany DS, Waters JN, Tie W, Bahadorani S, Singer J, Comstock JM, Wannamaker KW, Singer MA; Compliance Study Group.  Appointment Compliance in Patients with Diabetic Macular Edema and Exudative Macular Degeneration.  Ophthalmic Surg Lasers Imaging Retina.  2018 Mar 1; 49(3): 186 - 190.

  • Tie W, Tajnert K, Plavsic SK. Ultrasound imaging of gestational trophoblastic disease. Donald School Journal of Ultrasound in Obstetrics and Gynecology. 2013 Jan-Mar; 7(1): 105-112.

  • Tajnert K, Tie W, O'Neill TJ, Plavsic SK. Ultrasound assessment of postpartum fever. Donald School Journal of Ultrasound in Obstetrics and Gynecology. 2013 Apr - Jun; 7(2): 219 - 230.