Dr. Jacob Mong, DO

Dr. Jacob Mong, DO

Ophthalmology  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 35
Dr. Jacob Mong, DO is an ophthalmology specialist in Boise, ID and has been practicing for 3 years. He graduated from Michigan State University / College Of Osteopathic Medicine in 2011 and specializes in ophthalmology.Read his story

5680 W Gage St

Boise, ID 83706

Contact Information

(208) 377-3937

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Altius Health Plans
  • Assurant Health
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross of Idaho
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • Coventry Health Care
  • EyeMed Vision Care
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very high
more than 93% of peers
more than 87% of peers
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more than 84% of peers

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Dr. Mong's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Mong "For most, vision is the most precious sense; your eyes can't be entrusted to just anyone. You should know that I am a person just like you. I was born in Idaho and grew up on a farm in the Treasure Valley. I attended a local university before serving with the Idaho National Guard in Irag. I attended medical school in Michigan then completed a residency in ophthalmology in the suburbs of Detroit. My experience includes repairing the most complex ocular and facial trauma as well as treating rare ophthalmic manifestations of diseases not seen in most parts of the developed world. Although there is no other place I would rather be than here. I have taken the opportunity to hone my surgical and diagnostic skills on different surgeries around the world in North America, South America and Asia.


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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Mong ""Your body is more than your eyes and you are more than just a body.  While my specialized training is in the ocular adnexa, as an osteopathic surgeon I will always treat you as a whole person.  Every dimension of "you" plays a role in the way your body reacts to treatment.  I will take the time to help you define and articulate your symptoms and goals in order to develop a treatment plan with which you are comfortable.

I'm here to help you achieve the best vision possible, keeping in mind your goals and needs.  I treat every patient like a family friend;  I will never recommend a procedure or treatment that I do not believe will benefit you.  Communication is the key when it comes to your health and I will that the time each visit to ensure all of your questions are answered.  I look forward to the opportunity to meet you and will strive to exceed your expectations."


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1  Specialties

  • Ophthalmology

1  Board Certifications

  • Ophthalmology
    Accredited by: American Osteopathic Board of Ophthalmology & Otolaryngology*

38  Conditions Treated


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18  Procedures

  • Blepharoplasty
  • Cataract Removal Surgery
  • Clear Lens Surgery With Multifocal Implants
  • Excision of Chalazion
  • Excision or Destruction of Lesion of Cornea
  • Eye Surgery
  • Eyelid Surgery
  • Femtosecond Laser-Assisted Cataract Surgery
  • Foreign Body Removal from Eye
  • Glaucoma Surgery
  • Laser Surgery
  • Medical and Surgical Management of Glaucoma
  • Ophthalmic Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery
  • Pterygium Surgery
  • Removal of Foreign Body from External Eye
  • Repair of Entropion or Ectropion
  • Repair of Eye Laceration
  • Sutureless Cataract Surgery

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for Idaho.

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.


  • Northwest Nazarene University
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 2004
  • Michigan State University / College Of Osteopathic Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 2011
  • Oakwood Hospital and Medical Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2015

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Mong has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Mong's Reviews

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

Likelihood to Recommend (4)

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Dr. Mong's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes
Dr. Mong Says:

Thank you for taking the time to leave feedback. We have the very best patients, and providing excellent care in a calm and peaceful environment is our highest priority. Your feedback allows us to continually monitor and ensure we are meeting these expectations. Please know your comments are reviewed and appreciated. -Dr Mong


Patient Comments (4)

I was pleased with his communication skills and was extremely efficient. His staff from start to finish was outstanding. He operates his facility in a way that makes this Republican smile. More like him and we can fix how bloated, slow, medical system.
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Dr Mong is very thorough, knowledgeable and listens to his patient's concerns. I highly recommend him to anyone looking for an ophthalmologist. You will leave well versed in your condition and your care options.
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Very patient and thorough. We like him, a lot. We felt absolute confidence in him and will definitely recommend him. My husband and I both saw him.
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Dr. Mong is a treasure, I'm so happy I found him. I had cataract surgery several years ago in another state and was noticing I was not seeing things as clearly as before. Dr. Mong performed a laser procedure on each eyes, and what a difference! He and his staff at his Meridian office and his...more
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