Dr. Kathy Hwang, MD

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Ophthalmology | Female

Dr. Kathy Hwang, MD
Dr. Kathy Hwang, MD is an ophthalmology doctor who practices in Sacramento, CA. She is 53 years old and has been practicing for 27 years.

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Personalized, meticulous eye care

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Sierra Eye Care7501 Hospital Dr Ste 150
Sacramento, CA 95823
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Dr. Hwang's Performance
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Dr. Hwang's Care Philosophy

Personalized, meticulous eye care

Dr. Hwang says...

I welcome the opportunity to discuss with this person in Wisconsin why they were unhappy with his or her care.  It is extremely important to me for patients to leave with a clear understanding of their problem and how to treat it.  From the survey, it appears this person scheduled a same-day appointment; perhaps the only time available was inconvenient for him or her.  But for certain eye problems, we insist that the patient be seen the same day.  

Dr. Hwang's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:

  •  Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  •  Specializes in Ophthalmology
  •  Board certified in Ophthalmology
  •  No malpractice claims found
  •  No sanctions found
  •  No board actions found

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  • Ophthalmology

Conditions Treated

  • Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Anterior Ischemic Optic Neuropathy
  • Aphakia and Other Disorders of Lens
  • Astigmatism
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Bell's Palsy
  • Benign Neoplasm of Choroid
  • Benign Neoplasm of Eye
  • Benign Tumor
  • Blepharitis
  • Blindness
  • Blocked Tear Duct
  • Cataract
  • Central Serous Chorioretinopathy
  • Chalazion
  • Conjunctival Hemorrhage
  • Diabetic Retinopathy
  • Diplopia
  • Drusen
  • Dry Eyes
  • Eye Infections
  • Eyelid Disorders
  • Foveal and-or Macular Hypoplasia
  • Fuchs' Corneal Dystrophy
  • Glaucoma
  • Headache
  • Idiopathic Intracranial Hypertension
  • Keratitis
  • Lazy Eye
  • Macular Edema
  • Migraine
  • Nearsightedness
  • Nystagmus
  • Ocular Hypertension
  • Optic Neuritis
  • Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
  • Presbyopia
  • Pterygium
  • Retina Diseases
  • Retinal Detachment and Retinal Tear
  • Retinal Hemorrhage
  • Retinal Neovascularization
  • Senile Cataracts
  • Stye
  • Tear Duct Disorders
  • Thyroid Disease
  • Trichiasis
  • Vascular Disease
  • Vitreous Hemorrhage

Education

  • Medical School
    Harvard Medical School

    Graduated in 1990

  • Internship Hospital
    Brigham and Women's Hospital

    Completed in 1991

  • Residency Hospital
    California Pacific Med Center

    Completed in 1997

  • Undergraduate School
    Cornell University

    Graduated in 1986

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Mandarin
  • Taiwanese

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Specialties

  • Ophthalmology

Procedures Performed

  • Cataract Removal Surgery
  • Contact Lens Fitting Services
  • Excision of Chalazion
  • Foreign Body Removal from Eye
  • Paracentesis of Anterior Eye
  • Pterygium Surgery
  • Removal of Foreign Body from External Eye
  • YAG Laser Capsulotomy