Dr. Philip Chung, MD

Dr. Philip Chung, MD

Ophthalmology  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 46
Dr. Philip Chung, MD is an ophthalmology specialist in Gainesville, VA and has been practicing for 14 years. He graduated from Univ Of Tx Med Branch Galveston in 1999 and specializes in ophthalmology.Read his story

7300 Heritage Village Plz # 101

Gainesville, VA 20155

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • CareFirst Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • CoreSource
  • Coventry Health Care
  • EmblemHealth
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Top Care Areas

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Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
very high
more than 99% of peers
very high
more than 98% of peers
Eyelid Disorders
very high
more than 94% of peers

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Dr. Chung's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Chung "Philip R. Chung, M.D. is a Comprehensive Ophthalmologist and Surgeon, and Diplomate of the American Board of Ophthalmology. He grew up in Potomac, Maryland and after completing his studies in California, Texas, and New York, he returned to northern Virginia to set up this practice in Gainesville. The doctor's education and background include: 1993 - Bachelor of Arts, University of California - Berkeley, CA 1995 - Master's of Science, Georgetown University - Washington , DC 1999 - Doctor of Medicine, University of Texas Medical Branch - Galveston, TX 2003 - Ophthalmology Residency at St. Luke's/Roosevelt Hospital in NYC - New York, New York Dr. Chung is a member of the American Academy of Ophthalmology (since 2004). He is also a Board member of Vision Care, a registered organization under the International Agency for the Prevention of Blindness (IAPB), an affiliate of the World Health Organization (WHO). Vision Care is an international relief organization dedicated to the prevention of blindness through global projects and initiatives. Dr. Chung provides free cataract surgeries at eye camps in Africa set up through Vision Care. Outside of practicing medicine, he loves spending time with his family, running, cycling and swimming."
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1  Specialties

  • Ophthalmology

1  Board Certifications

  • Ophthalmology
    Accredited by: American Board of Ophthalmology*

36  Conditions Treated

  • Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Benign Neoplasm of Eye
  • Blepharitis
  • Blindness
  • Cataract
  • Chorioretinal Scars
  • Conjunctival Hemorrhage
  • Corneal Abrasion or Laceration
  • Corneal Diseases
  • Diabetic Retinopathy
  • Diplopia
  • Drooping Eyelids (Ptosis)
  • Drusen
  • Dry Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Dry Eyes
  • Entropion
  • Eye Infections
  • Eyelid Disorders
  • Floaters
  • Glaucoma
  • Headache
  • Iridocyclitis
  • Macular Edema
  • Macular Hole
  • Nearsightedness
  • Paralytic Strabismus
  • Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
  • Pterygium
  • Senile Cataracts
  • Temporal Arteritis
  • Thyroid Disease
  • Uveitis and Iridocyclitis
  • Vascular Disease
  • Visual Field Defects
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5  Procedures

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Virginia.

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.


  • University Of California At Berkeley
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1993
  • Univ Of Tx Med Branch Galveston
    Medical School | Graduated 1999
  • North Shore University Hospital Manhasset Nyu Med School
    Internship Hospital | Completed 2000
  • St Luke's/Roosevelt Hospital Columbia College Of Physicians and Surgeons
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2003
  • Berkeley Eye Center
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2004

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Chung has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Korean

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Chung's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Chung to family and friends
14 total reviews (3 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (14)

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Dr. Chung'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

Patient Comments (3)

My whole family has seen dr Chung for years. He is very thorough and listens thoroughly to any questions you may have. I highly recommend him.
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First off, I was a new patient in an emergency situation and in an hour I saw the doctor. That doesn't happen. Then I called the next day to ask him something and within 10 mins HE calls me back. Again that doesn't happen. The next day HE called to make sure I was feeling better. I don't know...more
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I have only had positive experiences here. He is very knowledgable and was able to treat a problem that other doctors failed to treat. His office staff is wonderful and extremely well trained. Highly recommend this practice.
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