Dr. John Hwang, MD

Dr. John Hwang, MD

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Dr. John Hwang, MD is an ophthalmology specialist in Laguna Hills, CA. He graduated from Columbia University / College of Physicians And Surgeons and specializes in ophthalmology, ophthalmic surgery, and more.Read his story

23521 Paseo De Valencia Ste 207

Laguna Hills, CA 92653

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Assurant Health
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
  • Blue Shield of California
  • Cigna
  • Coventry Health Care
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Health Net
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Background Check

No malpractice claims found for California
No disciplinary actions found for the years we collect data
No board actions found for the years we collect data
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Dr. Hwang's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Retina Diseases
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very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Hwang treats Retina Diseases more than 96% of his peers

Dr. Hwang treats this condition more than 96% of his peers

Eye Cancer
high
high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Hwang treats Eye Cancer more than 86% of his peers

Dr. Hwang treats this condition more than 86% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Retinal Cancer
Foreign Body Removal from Eye
normal
normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Hwang performs Foreign Body Removal from Eye more than 69% of his peers

Dr. Hwang performs this procedure more than 69% of his peers

Dr. Hwang's conditions and procedures:

Acute Endophthalmitis
Age-Related Macular Degeneration
All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
Anterior Ischemic Optic Neuropathy
Aphakia and Other Disorders of Lens
Autoimmune Diseases
Autoimmune Thyroid Diseases
Bell's Palsy
Benign Neoplasm of Choroid
Benign Neoplasm of Eye
Benign Tumor
Blindness
Brain Disorders
Cancer
Cataract
Central Serous Chorioretinopathy
Chalazion
Chorioretinal Scars
Choroidal Neovascular Membranes (CNVM)
Contusion of the Eyeball
Corneal Abrasion or Laceration
Corneal Diseases
Degenerative Disorders of Globe
Destruction of Lesion of Retina and Choroid
Diabetic Eye Disease
Diabetic Eye Exam
Diabetic Macular Edema (DME)
Diabetic Retinopathy
Diplopia
Drooping Eyelids (Ptosis)
Drusen
Dry Age-Related Macular Degeneration
Endophthalmitis
Esotropia
Eye Cancer
Eye Examination
Eye Infections
Eye Surgery
Eyelid Disorders
Eyelid Spasm
Floaters
Focal Chorioretinitis and Focal Retinochoroiditis
Foreign Body in Eye
Foreign Body Removal from Eye
Glaucoma
Headache
Hyphema
Hypotony of Eye
Injection Therapy
Iridocyclitis
Laser Surgery
Lazy Eye
Macular Degeneration
Macular Dystrophy, Vitelliform, Adult-Onset
Macular Edema
Macular Hole
Macular Hole Surgery
Macular Pucker Surgery
Malignant Neoplasm of Eye
Marfan Syndrome
Migraine
Nystagmus
Optic Neuritis
Progressive High Myopia
Purulent Endophthalmitis
Removal of Intraocular Foreign Body
Repair of Eye Laceration
Repair of Retinal Detachment
Repair of Retinal Detachment or Retinal Tear
Retained Intraocular Foreign Body, Non-Magnetic
Retina and Vitreous Surgery
Retina Diseases
Retinal Artery Occlusion
Retinal Degeneration
Retinal Detachment
Retinal Detachment and Retinal Tear
Retinal Detachment With Break
Retinal Dystrophy
Retinal Edema
Retinal Freezing (Cryopexy)
Retinal Hemorrhage
Retinal Ischemia
Retinal Laser Photocoagulation
Retinal Laser Surgery
Retinal Neovascularization
Retinal Scarring
Retinal Telangiectasia
Retinal Vein Occlusion
Retinitis Pigmentosa (RP)
Retinopathy of Prematurity (ROP)
Senile Cataracts
Thyroid Disease
Ulcer
Uveitis and Iridocyclitis
Vascular Disease
Visual Field Defects
Vitrectomy
Vitrectomy (incl. Macular Hole Repair)
Vitreoretinal Surgery
Vitreous Hemorrhage
Wet Age-Related Macular Degeneration

About Me

Biography

"John Hwang, M.D., M.B.A. received his Doctor of Medicine degree from Columbia University, College of Physicians and Surgeons in New York, NY. In addition to his primary MD degree, he also received a Master of Business Administration from Columbia Bu...

Specialties

  • Ophthalmology
  • Ophthalmic Surgery
  • Ophthalmic Technology
  • Vitreoretinal Disease & Surgery

Board Certifications

Education

  • University of Southern Calfornia
    Fellowship Hospital
  • Doheny Eye Inst-USC Sch Med
    Fellowship Hospital
  • New York Presbyterian Hosp Columbia Univ Medical Ctr
    Residency Hospital
  • Harkness Eye Inst Columbia University
    Residency Hospital
  • Columbia University / College of Physicians And Surgeons
    Residency Hospital
  • Columbia University / College of Physicians And Surgeons
    Medical School

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Dr. Hwang's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Hwang

4.9

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A few year ago I have surgery with Dr. John Hwang. I see very good. Best doctor. I tell all my friends at church to see him for surgery.
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Dr Whang is fantastic. I had a detached retina which he was able to repair skillfully. My other eye had a minor detachment which he detected and repaired as well. He is a very skillful doctor and pleasant and professional.
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First visit and very happy with
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I definitely recommend Dr. Hwang to family and friends. In fact, I already told my brother-in-law to see him.
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I recently visited Dr Hwang for a macular problem and was scared out of my mind. However, the doctor was so reassuring and nice! He explained his findings to me clearly and answered all my inquiries. He genuinely cares about his patients and really enjoys doing his job. I wish more doctors were...Read More
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Assurant Health
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Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
Advantage Preferred DirectAccess Plus PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield of California PPO
Priority Select HMO
Select Plus HMO
Blue Shield of California
Access Plus Savenet
Basic PPO
Local Access Plus HMO
Cigna
Cigna HMO
Cigna PPO
Open Access Plus
Coventry Health Care
First Health (Coventry Health Care)
First Health (Coventry Health Care) Test PPO
Health Net
Humana
UnitedHealthCare
Choice Plus Test POS
Navigate POS
Options PPO

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