Attention Joslin Patients:

Joslin Diabetes Center's COVID-19 pandemic hybrid care model allows patients to tailor their care with remote and in-person services, including telehealth visits. Please visit our main COVID-19 page for all this information in both English and Spanish. Please access COVID Pass the day of any on-site appointment to answer screening questions to receive a pass. 

Currently, Joslin does not have a supply of COVID-19 vaccine.  Vaccine availability and distribution are controlled by federal and state authorities. If the vaccine becomes available to us, Joslin will adhere to the state's plan for prioritized distribution. Please monitor the COVID-19 page on our website for updates.

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Dr. Richard M. Calderon is Associate Chief of Clinical Practice, Beetham Eye Institute; Chief of Clinical Operations, Beetham Eye Institute; Chief of Center for Advanced Diagnostic Imaging, Beetham Eye Institute; Staff Optometrist, Beetham Eye Institute; Assistant Professor of Ophthalmology, Harvard Medical School; Optometrist, Massachusetts Eye and Ear; Allied Staff, Department of Surgery, Brigham and Women’s Hospital; and Allied Staff, Department of Surgery, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center. 

Dr. Calderon has been involved in diabetic retinopathy clinical care and clinical research since 1975.  Dr. Calderon has a clinical interest in Ophthalmic Imaging and specializes in Ophthalmic Ultrasound, Electroretinography and ophthalmic technology both in the clinical care and clinical research setting.

Optometry School
New England College of Optometry

Joslin Diabetes Center

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(617) 309-2552