Dr. John Kung, MD

Dr. John Kung, MD

Ophthalmology  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 53
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Dr. John Kung, MD is an ophthalmology specialist in East Brunswick, NJ and has been practicing for 24 years. He graduated from Mt Sinai Sch Of Med Of Ny Univ in 1990 and specializes in ophthalmology.

192 Summerhill Rd

East Brunswick, NJ 08816

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • EmblemHealth
  • Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan
  • QualCare

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Top Care Areas

See how frequently Dr. Kung performs your care needs compared to other doctors.

Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
very high
more than 99% of peers
Visual Field Defects
very high
more than 99% of peers
Dry Eyes
very high
more than 99% of peers

Dr. Kung's percentages are based on the rate of treatment compared to peers nationwide from insurance data. Learn more info about our data and this Top Care Areas component.

1  Specialties

  • Ophthalmology

1  Board Certifications

  • Ophthalmology
    Accredited by: American Board of Ophthalmology*

74  Conditions Treated

  • Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Anterior Ischemic Optic Neuropathy
  • Aphakia and Other Disorders of Lens
  • Astigmatism
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Benign Neoplasm of Choroid
  • Benign Neoplasm of Eye
  • Benign Tumor
  • Blepharitis
  • Blind Hypertensive Eye
  • Blocked Tear Duct
  • Brain Disorders
  • Cataract
  • Central Serous Chorioretinopathy
  • Chalazion
  • Chorioretinal Scars
  • Conjunctival Hemorrhage
  • Contusion of the Eyeball
  • Corneal Abrasion or Laceration
  • Corneal Diseases
  • Corneal Erosion
  • Corneal Ulcer
  • Diabetic Retinopathy
  • Diplopia
  • Drooping Eyelids (Ptosis)
  • Drusen
  • Dry Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Dry Eyes
  • Ectropion of Eyelid
  • Esotropia
  • Exotropia
  • Eye Cancer
  • Eye Infections
  • Eyelid Disorders
  • Floaters
  • Fuchs' Corneal Dystrophy
  • Glaucoma
  • Headache
  • Herpetic Keratitis
  • Hyphema
  • Hypotony of Eye
  • Iridocyclitis
  • Keratitis
  • Keratoconus
  • Lazy Eye
  • Macular Edema
  • Macular Hole
  • Migraine
  • Nearsightedness
  • Ocular Hypertension
  • Optic Neuritis
  • Paralytic Strabismus
  • Pinguecula
  • Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
  • Pterygium
  • Retina Diseases
  • Retinal Detachment and Retinal Tear
  • Retinal Hemorrhage
  • Retinal Ischemia
  • Retinal Neovascularization
  • Retinal Vein Occlusion
  • Retinopathy of Prematurity (ROP)
  • Senile Cataracts
  • Still's Disease
  • Strabismus
  • Stye
  • Tear Duct Disorders
  • Trichiasis
  • Ulcer
  • Uveitis and Iridocyclitis
  • Visual Field Defects
  • Vitreous Hemorrhage
  • Wet Age-Related Macular Degeneration
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17  Procedures

  • Cataract Removal Surgery
  • Coreoplasty
  • Cornea Surgery
  • Cornea Transplant
  • Destruction of Lesion of Retina and Choroid
  • Eye Surgery
  • Eyelid Surgery
  • Foreign Body Removal from Eye
  • Glaucoma Surgery
  • Ocular Surface Reconstruction
  • Paracentesis of Anterior Eye
  • Relaxing Incisions, Corneal
  • Removal of Foreign Body from External Eye
  • Repair of Entropion or Ectropion
  • Repair of Retinal Detachment or Retinal Tear
  • Vitrectomy (incl. Macular Hole Repair)
  • Vitreoretinal Surgery

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for New Jersey.

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

  • Mt Sinai Sch Of Med Of Ny Univ
    Medical School | Graduated 1990
  • St Vincent's Med Ctr
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1991
  • New York Presbyterian Hospital-Columbia Presbyterian Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1994

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Kung has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Chinese

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Kung's Reviews

4.1
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Kung to family and friends
40 total reviews (9 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (40)

  • 5
    (30)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (2)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (8)

Dr. Kung's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well

    EXCELLENT
  • Answers questions

    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent

    VERY GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    VERY GOOD
  • Office environment

    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness

    VERY GOOD
  • Average wait time

    16 to 30 minutes

Patient Comments (9)

Not happy with my surgery. Kung made me pay extra for a laser and special lens and I still can see well. I found out that I have macular degeneration and should never have had cataract surgery. Crook!!!!
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After seeing a doctor in Kung’s office, I went for a second opinion and found out that their diagnosis was completely wrong and they had been billing my insurance for thousands of dollars of unnecessary tests. This office has a terrible reputation from other doctors! Beware
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I had Lasik surgery with Dr. Kong. It was the best decision I ever made. He was thorough, informative, answered all of my questions thoroughly and explained step by step every single thing that I was going to feel and what was going to happen throughout the entire surgery. He could not have made...more
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Dr. Kung is very knowledgeable, patient, and has excellent bedside manner. The staff there are pleasant & helpful, and the office is very beautiful & clean. It's impeccable! This is definitely the place to go for all eye problems!
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Doctor & Staff extremely courteous & professional. The office was extremely clean and comfortable. My wife and I were seen right away, Dr. Kung and his staff were thorough and took the time to answer all of our questions and explained in detail his diagnosis. I would highly recommend Dr. Kung.
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