Dr. Frank Hwang, MD

Dr. Frank Hwang, MD

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Dr. Frank Hwang, MD is a cornea & external disease specialist in Loma Linda, CA and has been practicing for 6 years. He graduated from MT SINAI SCH OF MED OF NY UNIV in 2006 and specializes in cornea & external diseases and ophthalmology.Read his story

11370 Anderson St Ste 1800

Loma Linda, CA 92354

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Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
  • Cigna
  • Molina Healthcare

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Top Care Areas

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Corneal Abrasion or Laceration
very high
more than 94% of peers
Dry Eyes
very high
more than 89% of peers
Senile Cataracts
high
more than 91% of peers

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Dr. Hwang's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Hwang "Frank Hwang, M.D., is a board certified ophthalmologist specializing in cornea, cataract and refractive surgery. He attended University of California at Berkeley with a dual major in Biochemistry and Psychology and graduated from Mount Sinai School of Medicine during which also completed a research fellowship at the National Institutes of Health. After completing his residency at the University of Wisconsin Hospital and Clinics, Dr. Hwang completed his fellowship in cornea, external disease and refractive surgery at the Wilmer Eye Institute of John Hopkins University. He served as an associate program director and assistant professor of ophthalmology at the Kresge Eye Institute at Wayne State University in Detroit, Michigan prior to joining Loma Linda University. Dr. Hwang offers advanced technology lenses in cataract surgery. He also offers laser refractive surgery and implantable collamer lenses. He performs partial thickness corneal transplants and keratoprosthesis surgery in addition to traditional corneal transplants. His research interest include improving outcomes of corneal and cataract surgery and resident education. He manages all anterior segment associated diseases including corneal infections/degenerations, surface tumors, dry eyes, suture fixation of dislocated IOLs and anterior segment reconstruction."

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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Hwang "My mission is to help my patients achieve optimal vision by efficient and cooperative decision making."

2  Specialties

  • Cornea & External Diseases
  • Ophthalmology

1  Board Certifications

  • Ophthalmology
    Accredited by: American Board of Physician Specialties*

14  Conditions Treated

  • Cataract
  • Corneal Abrasion
  • Corneal Abrasion or Laceration
  • Corneal Diseases
  • Corneal Ulcer
  • Diseases Contagious from Surfaces
  • Dry Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Dry Eyes
  • Fuchs' Corneal Dystrophy
  • Herpetic Keratitis
  • Keratitis
  • Keratoconus
  • Presbyopia
  • Senile Cataracts

12  Procedures

  • Anterior Vitrectomy
  • Cataract Removal Surgery
  • Cornea Surgery
  • Cornea Transplant
  • Excision or Destruction of Lesion of Cornea
  • Eye Surgery
  • Eyelid Surgery
  • Lens Implant Surgery
  • Ocular Prosthetics
  • Paracentesis of Anterior Eye
  • Vitrectomy (incl. Macular Hole Repair)
  • Vitreoretinal Surgery

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for California.

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.

Education

  • University of California At Berkeley
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 2002
  • MT SINAI SCH OF MED OF NY UNIV
    Medical School | Graduated 2006
  • St Luke Roosevalt Hosp
    Internship Hospital | Completed 2008
  • University of Wisconsin / Madison
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2011
  • Wilmer Eye Inst-Johns Hopkins
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2012
  • National Eye Institute
    Other Education | Completed 2008

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Hwang has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Korean

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Patient Comments (2)

Dr. Hwang is the reason that my husband has his sight. It takes great skill, knowledge and patience to address autoimmune diseases that affect the eye and we have had the best experience/care with Dr. Hwang at Loma Linda. He demonstrates the qualities that all of us most want in a physician and...more
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Dr. Hwang (pronounced wong) comes very highly recommended. He is a very detailed and did a great job. He is very well respected by the staff both at the hospital and by the office.
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