Dr. Deborah Chong, MD

Dr. Deborah Chong, MD

Ophthalmology  ·  
Female  ·  
Age 41
Dr. Deborah Chong, MD is an ophthalmology specialist in Dallas, TX and has been practicing for 8 years. She graduated from Harvard Medical School in 2004 and specializes in ophthalmology.

9600 N Central Expy Ste 100

Dallas, TX 75231

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Texas
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • CoreSource
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Golden Rule
  • Government Employees Health Association (GEHA)
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Top Care Areas

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Vitreous Hemorrhage
very high
more than 99% of peers
Macular Hole
very high
more than 98% of peers
Macular Edema
very high
more than 98% of peers

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1  Specialties

  • Ophthalmology

1  Board Certifications

  • Ophthalmology
    Accredited by: American Board of Ophthalmology*

31  Conditions Treated

  • Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Benign Neoplasm of Choroid
  • Central Serous Chorioretinopathy
  • Chorioretinal Scars
  • Chorioretinitis
  • Chronic Endophthalmitis
  • Diabetic Macular Edema (DME)
  • Diabetic Retinopathy
  • Drusen
  • Dry Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Floaters
  • Iridocyclitis
  • Macular Edema
  • Macular Hole
  • Retina Diseases
  • Retinal Detachment and Retinal Tear
  • Retinal Dystrophy
  • Retinal Hemangioma
  • Retinal Hemorrhage
  • Retinal Ischemia
  • Retinal Neovascularization
  • Retinal Tear
  • Retinal Vein Occlusion
  • Retinitis Pigmentosa (RP)
  • Retinoblastoma
  • Retinopathy of Prematurity (ROP)
  • Retinoschisis
  • Uveitis and Iridocyclitis
  • Vitreous Hemorrhage
  • Wet Age-Related Macular Degeneration

6  Procedures

  • Destruction of Lesion of Retina and Choroid
  • Repair of Retinal Detachment
  • Repair of Retinal Detachment or Retinal Tear
  • Retinal Laser Surgery
  • Vitrectomy (incl. Macular Hole Repair)
  • Vitreoretinal Surgery

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Texas.

0 Sanctions

No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

0 Board Actions

No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.


  • Harvard Medical School
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1999
  • Harvard Medical School
    Medical School | Graduated 2004
  • St. Joseph Mercy Hospital, Internal Medicine
    Internship Hospital | Completed 2005
  • University of Michigan, Ophthalmology
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2008
  • Texas Retina Associates, Vitreoretinal Fellowship
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2010

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
  • Harvard Detur Book Prize, 1995
  • Paul and Daisy Soros Fellowship for News Americans,
  • Phi Beta Kappa,
  • National Eye Institute Travel Grant, Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology,
  • HHMI-NIH Research Scholars Program and Continued Support Fellowship,
  • Chief Resident, Kellogg Eye Center, University of Michigan,
Media & Publications
  • Chapter 20 The Pharmacology of Vascular Tone in Principles of Pharmacology The Pathophysiologic Basis of Drug Therapy, 2005
  • Hypertension section Chapter 23 Integrative Cardiovascular Pharmacology in Principles of Pharmacology The Pathophysiologic Basis of Drug Therapy, 2005
  • Characterization of sterile intraocular inflammatory responses after intravitreal bevacizumab injection., 2010
  • Orbital rhabdomyosarcoma in Li-Fraumeni syndrome., 2007
  • The declining use of scleral buckling with vitrectomy for primary retinal detachments., 2010
  • Vitreous penetration of orally administered famciclovir., 2009
  • Interleukin-6 as a photoreceptor neuroprotectant in an experimental model of retinal detachment., 2008
  • Papilledema in obstructive hydrocephalus caused by giant cell astrocytoma of tuberous sclerosis., 2007
  • Expression of leukocyte adhesion molecules in human subfoveal choroidal neovascular membranes treated with and without photodynamic therapy, 2004
  • Vitreous metastases of primary cutaneous B-cell lymphoma., 2009
  • Phosphorylation of Ser24 in the Pleckstrin Homology Domain of Insulin Receptor Substrate-1 by Mouse Pelle-like Kinase/Interleukin-1 Receptor-associated Kinase: Cross-talk between inflammatory signaling and insulin signaling that may contribute to insulin resistance., 2005
  • Optic disc edema, cystoid macular edema, and elevated vascular endothelial growth factor in a patient with POEMS syndrome., 2007
  • Depalmitoylation of endothelial nitric-oxide synthase by acyl-protein thioesterase 1 is potentiated by calcium-calmodulin, 1999

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Chinese

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Chong's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Chong to family and friends
19 total reviews (4 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (19)

  • 5
  • 4
  • 3
  • 2
  • 1

Dr. Chong's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    16 to 30 minutes

Patient Comments (4)

Expect 2-3 hour wait. The other 3 people in waiting area confirmed that it is always like that. Dr. Chong is a poor communicator and seems to lack confidence.
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Good morning and thank you for your comments. The average wait time is usually 2-3 hours and our apologies for not communicating this to you. These issues will be addressed. Thank you again.

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My first appointment with Dr. Chong was yesterday...and found her to be extrehely personable, professional, and highly skilled. She immediately made me feel relaxed, and explained each step of my procedure very clearly! I am more than confident in her ability to treat my existing eye condition...more
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Dr. Chong is incredibly skilled and knowledgeable. She is able to effectively, quickly, and painlessly look in your eyes and know if anything is wrong. She also takes the time to listen to you and answer all your questions. One time, she even offered to have me come in the evening when the...more
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Dr. Chong is an excellent doctor. she has been treating my retina problems for 3 years now and without her knowledge and treatment \I would be blind. she deeply care about her clients, taking all the necessary time to listen to problems and gives advice about the problem and the best treatment. I...more
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