Rady Children's Specialists of San Diego

Medical Group / IPA


Medical School

University of California San Francisco School of Medicine


Scripps Mercy Hospital


University of California San Francisco


Boston Children's Hospital, Harvard Medical School

Board Certifications



Lauren Hennein, MD is an ophthalmologist at Rady Children’s Hospital and an Assistant Professor at the University of California San Diego.

Dr. Hennein specializes in comprehensive pediatric ophthalmology including pediatric cataracts, strabismus (eye movement disorders), and nasolacrimal (tearing) problems. She also specializes in adult strabismus.

Dr. Hennein is a member of the Phi Beta Kappa Honor Society and Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Medical Society. She earned her medical degree with distinction at UCSF. Dr. Hennein has received numerous honors/awards, including the prestigious Heed Fellowship, the UCSF Garcia Asbury Award for Best Clinical Research, and the UCSF Muriel Steele Society Influential Women in Surgery Honor Roll. Dr. Hennein is passionate about serving the underserved and founded the UCSF Ophthalmology Homeless Shelter Clinic.

Dr. Hennein is the Principal Investigator for the Rady/UC San Diego Pediatric Eye Disease Investigator Group (PEDIG) site and the Director for Quality Improvement in the Rady Ophthalmology division.


SARS-CoV-2-Related Cranial Nerve-6 Palsy Should Not Be Confused With Orbital Myositis Affecting the Lateral Rectus Muscle: Response.
Baldwin G, Gaier ED, Hennein L

Isolated Sixth Nerve Palsy and COVID-19: Response.
Baldwin G, Gaier ED, Hennein L

Cauterization-mediated restriction from penetrating orbital trauma.
Liebman DL, Weinert MC, Dohlman JC, Hennein L, Gaier ED

Bevacizumab as adjunctive therapy in anterior persistent fetal vasculature.
Elhusseiny AM, Hennein L, VanderVeen DK

Role of Sex in Participation During Virtual Grand Rounds in Ophthalmology.
Hennein L, Liu Y, Shuman EA, Kim JS, Moss HE, Keenan JD, Seitzman GD

Isolated Sixth Nerve Palsy and COVID-19: A Recurrent Case in a 7-Month-Old Child and Analysis of Reported Cases.
Baldwin GE, Gaier ED, Hennein LM

Strabismus Surgery in Orthophoric Patients With Symptomatic, Asymmetric Vertical or Horizontal Incomitance.
Phanphruk W, Hennein L, Hunter DG

Use of Telemedicine in Pediatric Ophthalmology in the Underserved Population.
Hennein L, Jastrzembski B, Shah AS

Ang Ating Mata: Disparities in Eye Health Knowledge, Attitudes and Practices among Older Adult Filipino-Americans in the San Francisco Bay Area Counties.
Jiro MC, Sigua M, Ivey SL, Maus M, Hennein L, Dio M, Cocohoba J

Neonatal corneal ulcer secondary to congenital entropion.
Redd TK, Kersten RC, Ashraf D, Hennein L, Seitzman GD

Thyroid-Associated Orbitopathy: Management and Treatment.
Hennein L, Robbins SL

As the worm turns: An infant with exotropia.
Hennein L, de Alba Campomanes AG, Afshar AR, Robbins SL

Bilateral superior ophthalmic vein thrombosis associated with high altitude.
Shahlaee A, Hennein LM, Winn BJ, Dillon WP, Rasool N

Efficacy and safety of phacoemulsification plus goniosynechialysis and trabectome in patients with primary angle-closure glaucoma.
Wang Y, Liang ZQ, Zhang Y, Hennein L, Han Y, Wu HJ

Keratoplasty Outcomes in Patients With Uveitis.
Hennein L, Lambert NG, Chamberlain W, Hirabayashi K, Rose-Nussbaumer J, Schallhorn JM

Follow-Up Rates at a Free Ophthalmology Clinic at a Homeless Shelter.
Hennein L, Spaulding KA, Karlegan V, Nnamani Silva ON, de Alba Campomanes AG

Association of a Health Coaching and Transportation Assistance Intervention at a Free Ophthalmology Homeless Shelter Clinic With Follow-up Rates.
Hennein L, de Alba Campomanes AG

Heavy eye syndrome: Myopia-induced strabismus.
Hennein L, Robbins SL

Longitudinal Analysis of Refractive Errors in Premature Children during the First Three Years of Life.
Hennein L, de Alba Campomanes A

Amblyopia Risk Factors in Premature Children in the First 3 Years of Life.
Hennein L, Koo E, Robbins J, de Alba Campomanes AG

Comparison of Surgical Outcome After Ahmed Valve Implantation for Patients With and Without Fluocinolone Intravitreal Implant (Retisert).
Lowry EA, Hennein L, Han Y

Comparison of Surgical Outcome After Ahmed Valve Implantation for Patients With and Without Fluocinolone Intravitreal Implant (Retisert).
Hennein L, Hou J, Stewart JM, Lowry EA, Jiang Z, Enanoria WT, Han Y

Comparison of Peristat Online Perimetry with the Humphrey Perimetry in a Clinic-Based Setting.
Lowry EA, Hou J, Hennein L, Chang RT, Lin S, Keenan J, Wang SK, Ianchulev S, Pasquale LR, Han Y

The Action Research Program: Experiential Learning in Systems-Based Practice for First-Year Medical Students.
Ackerman SL, Boscardin C, Karliner L, Handley MA, Cheng S, Gaither TW, Hagey J, Hennein L, Malik F, Shaw B, Trinidad N, Zahner G, Gonzales R

Interleukin-23 Receptor Gene Polymorphism May Enhance Expression of the IL-23 Receptor, IL-17, TNF-α and IL-6 in Behcet's Disease.
Jiang Z, Hennein L, Tao Y, Tao L

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