Dr. Raymond Fong, MD

Dr. Raymond Fong, MD

Ophthalmology  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 62
Dr. Raymond Fong, MD is an ophthalmology specialist in New York, NY and has been practicing for 33 years. He graduated from Joan Sanford I Weill Medical College Of Cornell University in 1981 and specializes in ophthalmology and ophthalmic surgery.Read his story

109 Lafayette St Fl 4

New York, NY 10013

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Cigna
  • EmblemHealth
  • Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Health Net
  • HealthFirst
  • Medicaid
  • Oxford Health Plans
  • UnitedHealthCare

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Top Care Areas

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

very high
more than 97% of peers
Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
very high
more than 97% of peers
Fuchs' Corneal Dystrophy
very high
more than 96% of peers

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Dr. Fong's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Fong "Founder of Raymond Fong, MDPC Dr. Raymond Fong graduated from Harvard with honors. He then went to Cornell Medical School and completed his eye residency at the prestigious Manhattan Eye, Ear & Throat Hospital. He is a Board Certified Fellow of the American Academy of Ophthalmology. He is a Board Certified Fellow of the American Academy of Ophthalmology, and has personally performed over 30,000 cataract operations and over 15,000 LASIKs, and over 30,000 other laser procedures. As an active participant in his community, he has been past President of the Chinese American Medical Society, as well present chairman of the Chinatown health Clinic Foundation, an organization dedicated to providing health care for poor and recent immigrants. Dr. Fong has been consistently cited as one of the top doctors in THE BEST DOCTORS-NEW YORK METRO AREA (Published by Castle Connolly Medical Ltd., and available in most book store) since 1993 and has one of the largest cataract and LASIK practices in New York City. Dr. Fong is the director of New York Eye Surgical Center and Brooklyn Eye Surgery Center. He is also a co-founder and director of one of only five LASIK centers in the USA, and the only one in New York, to be designated a Novartis/Alcon Center of Excellence in LASIK."
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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Fong "We have over 60 highly competent and knowledgeable staff members including six doctors. We know that you require the best care possible, so we are proud of the fact that we have a much higher staff to patient ratio than almost any other ophthalmology practice.  We all share the same passion and commitment to serving our patients and our community."

2  Specialties

  • Ophthalmology
  • Ophthalmic Surgery

1  Board Certifications

  • Ophthalmology
    Accredited by: American Board of Ophthalmology*

41  Conditions Treated

  • Aphakia and Other Disorders of Lens
  • Astigmatism
  • Benign Neoplasm of Eye
  • Blepharitis
  • Blind Hypotensive Eye
  • Blocked Tear Duct
  • Cataract
  • Chalazion
  • Conjunctival Hemorrhage
  • Corneal Abrasion or Laceration
  • Corneal Diseases
  • Degenerative Disorders of Globe
  • Diabetic Retinopathy
  • Diplopia
  • Drooping Eyelids (Ptosis)
  • Drusen
  • Dry Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Dry Eyes
  • Eye Cancer
  • Eye Infections
  • Eyelid Disorders
  • Floaters
  • Fuchs' Corneal Dystrophy
  • Glaucoma
  • Hyphema
  • Keratitis
  • Ocular Hypertension
  • Optic Neuritis
  • Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
  • Progressive High Myopia
  • Pterygium
  • Retina Diseases
  • Retinal Hemorrhage
  • Retinal Vein Occlusion
  • Senile Cataracts
  • Sjögren's Syndrome
  • Tear Duct Disorders
  • Thyroid Disease
  • Trichiasis
  • Vascular Disease
  • Visual Field Defects
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12  Procedures

  • Anterior Vitrectomy
  • Cataract Removal Surgery
  • Eye Surgery
  • Eyelid Surgery
  • Glaucoma Surgery
  • Ocular Surface Reconstruction
  • Paracentesis of Anterior Eye
  • Pterygium Surgery
  • Scleral Reinforcement Surgery
  • Vitrectomy (incl. Macular Hole Repair)
  • Vitreoretinal Surgery

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for New York.

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.


  • Harvard
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1977
  • Joan Sanford I Weill Medical College Of Cornell University
    Medical School | Graduated 1981
  • Beth Israel Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1982
  • Manhattan Eet Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1985

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Fong has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Chinese
  • Korean
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Fong's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Fong to family and friends
16 total reviews (6 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (16)

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  • 4
  • 3
  • 2
  • 1

Dr. Fong's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    31 to 45 minutes

Patient Comments (6)

Dr. Fong did a quick and painless laser procedure on my father's eyes because he had narrow angles. It literally took less than 2 minutes! The staff is courteous and patient. Addressed all of my father's concerns and explained in detail from the diagnosis to the post laser instruction on...more
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My mom recently had an appointment at Dr. Fong's flushing office because she was seeing flashes of light. She was very worried but the staff made her feel welcomed and Dr. Fong reassured her that everything was fine. He had her go back for a visit with their retina specialist to make sure that her...more
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Very experienced doctor & friendly staff. My grandma had surgery done by Dr. Fong a few yrs back. She had difficulty walking and did not have many hobbies except watching TV. She used to complain that she couldn't see anything clearly on the TV. In fact, she couldn't even see her grandkids when...more
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I have been to a pretty good amount of I doctors as before my lasik I wore glasses all through childhood but out of the specialists especially to the ones I've been to in New York this office has been one of the much better expirences I've had. I appreciate dr. Fong taking his time to answer the...more
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Dr. Fong is an absolutely terrible provider who cares more about making money than the quality and level of care given to his patients... His office is arranged in a conveyor belt kind of chain that allows him to "see" the maximum number of patients he can while spending very little time with...more
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