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Faculty Physicians

Linda M. Tsai, MD

Associate Professor, Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences

Specialty Areas

Ophthalmology
Cataract
Refractive Surgery
Intraocular Lens Implants

Board Certifications

Ophthalmology

Hospital Affiliations

Barnes-Jewish Hospital
Barnes-Jewish West County Hospital

Areas of Clinical Interest

Refractive cataract surgery (accommodative and multi-focal intraocular implants), comprehensive eye care including glaucoma, macular degeneration, diabetes retinopathy, LASIK surgery.

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  • Education
  • Publication & Research

Maps & Directions

Maps & Directions

Center for Advanced Medicine
Eye Center

4921 Parkview Place
St. Louis, MO 63110

Suite: C
Floor: 12
Office Phone: 314-362-3937
Fax: 314-362-3725

Barnes-Jewish West County Hospital
Medical Building Two

10 Barnes West Drive
Creve Coeur, MO 63141

Suite: Suite 201
Office Phone: 314-996-3300
Fax: 314-996-3490

Education

Education

Residency: Ophthalmology, Washington University School of Medicine, St. Louis, Missouri 1999
Medical Degree: Northwestern University Medical School, Chicago, Illinois 1995
Research: Howard Hughes Research, NIH, Bethesda, Maryland 1993
B.A.: Northwestern University, Evanston, Illinois 1990

Publication & Research

Publication & Research

Corneal-Based Surgical Presbyopic Therapies and Their Application in Pseudophakic Patients.
Paley GL, Chuck RS, Tsai LM
J Ophthalmol. 2016; 20165263870. doi: 10.1155/2016/5263870.

PMID:
    27051527
    [PubMed]
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Aliskiren, Enalapril, or Aliskiren and Enalapril in Heart Failure.
McMurray JJ, Krum H, Abraham WT, Dickstein K, Køber LV, Desai AS, Solomon SD, Greenlaw N, Ali MA, Chiang Y, Shao Q, Tarnesby G, Massie BM, ATMOSPHERE Committees Investigators
N Engl J Med. 2016 Apr 21; 374(16)1521-32. doi: 10.1056/NEJMoa1514859.

PMID:
    27043774
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Impact of routine coronary catheterization in low extremity artery disease undergoing percutaneous transluminal angioplasty: study protocol for a multi-center randomized controlled trial.
Chen IC, Lee CH, Chao TH, Tseng WK, Lin TH, Chung WJ, Li JK, Huang HL, Liu PY, Chao TK, Chu CY, Lin CC, Hsu PC, Lee WH, Lee PT, Li YH, Tseng SY, Tsai LM, Hwang JJ
Trials. 2016 Feb 29; 17(1)112. doi: 10.1186/s13063-016-1237-0.

PMID:
    26927298
    [PubMed - in process]
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Association of Decreased Right Ventricular Strain with Worse Survival in Non-Acute Coronary Syndrome Angina.
Chang WT, Liu YW, Liu PY, Chen JY, Lee CH, Li YH, Tsai LM, Tsai WC
J Am Soc Echocardiogr. 2016 Apr; 29(4)350-358.e4. doi: 10.1016/j.echo.2015.11.015.

PMID:
    26743733
    [PubMed - in process]
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Is tracheostomy a better choice than translaryngeal intubation for critically ill patients requiring mechanical ventilation for more than 14 days? A comparison of short-term outcomes.
Lin WC, Chen CW, Wang JD, Tsai LM
BMC Anesthesiol. 2015 Dec 15; 15181. doi: 10.1186/s12871-015-0159-9.

PMID:
    26669760
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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The Role of Follicular Helper T Cell Molecules and Environmental Influences in Autoantibody Production and Progression to Inflammatory Arthritis in Mice.
Chevalier N, Macia L, Tan JK, Mason LJ, Robert R, Thorburn AN, Wong CH, Tsai LM, Bourne K, Brink R, Yu D, Mackay CR
Arthritis Rheumatol. 2016 Apr; 68(4)1026-38. doi: 10.1002/art.39481.

PMID:
    26501485
    [PubMed - in process]
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Outcomes of percutaneous coronary intervention in patients with rheumatoid arthritis and systemic lupus erythematosus: an 11-year nationwide cohort study.
Lai CH, Lai WW, Chiou MJ, Lin WC, Yang YJ, Li CY, Tsai LM
Ann Rheum Dis. 2015 Aug 18; pii: annrheumdis-2015-207719. doi: 10.1136/annrheumdis-2015-207719.

PMID:
    26286017
    [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
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Predictive value of left atrial deformation on prognosis in severe primary mitral regurgitation.
Yang LT, Liu YW, Shih JY, Li YH, Tsai LM, Luo CY, Tsai WC
J Am Soc Echocardiogr. 2015 Nov; 28(11)1309-1317.e4. doi: 10.1016/j.echo.2015.07.004.

PMID:
    26264739
    [PubMed - in process]
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The role of echocardiographic study in patients with chronic kidney disease.
Liu YW, Su CT, Song EJ, Tsai WC, Li YH, Tsai LM, Chen JH, Sung JM
J Formos Med Assoc. 2015 Sep; 114(9)797-805. doi: 10.1016/j.jfma.2015.06.009.

PMID:
    26188763
    [PubMed - in process]
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Fetuin-A as a predicator of sarcopenic left ventricular dysfunction.
Chang WT, Tsai WC, Wu CH, Lee YW, Tai YL, Li YH, Tsai LM, Chen JH, Liu PY
Sci Rep. 2015 Jul 10; 512078. doi: 10.1038/srep12078.

PMID:
    26159840
    [PubMed - in process]
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Fetuin A adds prognostic value for cardiovascular outcomes among patients with coronary artery disease with moderate calcification.
Chang WT, Chen PS, Chen PW, Tsai LM, Liu PY
Int J Cardiol. 2015 Apr 15; 185159-61. doi: 10.1016/j.ijcard.2015.03.117.

PMID:
    25796001
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Outcomes of coronary artery bypass grafting in patients with inflammatory rheumatic diseases: an 11-year nationwide cohort study.
Lai CH, Lai WW, Chiou MJ, Tsai LM, Wen JS, Li CY
J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2015 Mar; 149(3)859-66.e1-2. doi: 10.1016/j.jtcvs.2014.11.038.

PMID:
    25541410
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Separate and joint effects of diabetes mellitus and chronic kidney disease on the risk of acute coronary syndrome: a population-based cohort study.
Chang YT, Liu CC, Tsai LM, Li CY, Sung JM
Medicine (Baltimore). 2014 Dec; 93(28)e261. doi: 10.1097/MD.0000000000000261.

PMID:
    25526451
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Determinants of self-care decision-making in hospitalised patients with heart failure.
Tsai PK, Wang RH, Lee CS, Tsai LM, Chen HM
J Clin Nurs. 2015 Apr; 24(7-8)1101-11. doi: 10.1111/jocn.12722.

PMID:
    25363594
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Ivabradine in stable coronary artery disease without clinical heart failure.
Fox K, Ford I, Steg PG, Tardif JC, Tendera M, Ferrari R, SIGNIFY Investigators
N Engl J Med. 2014 Sep 18; 371(12)1091-9. doi: 10.1056/NEJMoa1406430.

PMID:
    25176136
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Trends in the incidence and management of acute myocardial infarction from 1999 to 2008: get with the guidelines performance measures in Taiwan.
Lee CH, Cheng CL, Yang YH, Chao TH, Chen JY, Liu PY, Lin CC, Chan SH, Tsai LM, Chen JH, Lin LJ, Li YH
J Am Heart Assoc. 2014 Aug 11; 3(4)pii: e001066. doi: 10.1161/JAHA.114.001066.

PMID:
    25112555
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Evidence of pleiotropy by statins: leukocyte Rho kinase (ROCK) activity and pretreated statin before percutaneous coronary interventions are clinical vascular outcome predictors.
Liu PY, Lee PT, Chang WT, Tai YL, Chao TH, Lee CH, Li YH, Chen JH, Tsai LM, Liao JK
Int J Cardiol. 2014 Sep; 176(1)250-3. doi: 10.1016/j.ijcard.2014.06.059.

PMID:
    25034804
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Independent value of cardiac troponin T and left ventricular global longitudinal strain in predicting all-cause mortality among stable hemodialysis patients with preserved left ventricular ejection fraction.
Sung JM, Su CT, Chang YT, Su YR, Tsai WC, Wang SP, Yang CS, Tsai LM, Chen JH, Liu YW
Biomed Res Int. 2014; 2014217290. doi: 10.1155/2014/217290.

PMID:
    24895553
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Darapladib for preventing ischemic events in stable coronary heart disease.
STABILITY Investigators, White HD, Held C, Stewart R, Tarka E, Brown R, Davies RY, Budaj A, Harrington RA, Steg PG, Ardissino D, Armstrong PW, Avezum A, Aylward PE, Bryce A, Chen H, Chen MF, Corbalan R, Dalby AJ, Danchin N, De Winter RJ, Denchev S, Diaz R, Elisaf M, Flather MD, Goudev AR, Granger CB, Grinfeld L, Hochman JS, Husted S, Kim HS, Koenig W, Linhart A, Lonn E, López-Sendón J, Manolis AJ, Mohler ER 3rd, Nicolau JC, Pais P, Parkhomenko A, Pedersen TR, Pella D, Ramos-Corrales MA, Ruda M, Sereg M, Siddique S, Sinnaeve P, Smith P, Sritara P, Swart HP, Sy RG, Teramoto T, Tse HF, Watson D, Weaver WD, Weiss R, Viigimaa M, Vinereanu D, Zhu J, Cannon CP, Wallentin L
N Engl J Med. 2014 May 1; 370(18)1702-11. doi: 10.1056/NEJMoa1315878.

PMID:
    24678955
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Elevated serum interleukin-18 level is associated with all-cause mortality in stable hemodialysis patients independently of cardiac dysfunction.
Liu YW, Su CT, Chang YT, Tsai WC, Su YR, Wang SP, Yang CS, Tsai LM, Chen JH, Sung JM
PLoS One. 2014; 9(3)e89457. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0089457.

PMID:
    24599060
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