Dr. Robert Kwun, MD

Dr. Robert Kwun, MD

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53 y/o
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Dr. Robert Kwun, MD is an ophthalmology specialist in Salt Lake City, UT and has been practicing for 19 years. He specializes in ophthalmology.

Retina Associates of Utah

5169 S Cottonwood St Ste 630

Salt Lake City, UT 84107
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Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Altius Health Plans
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Coventry Health Care
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Humana
  • Medicaid
  • Medicare
  • Molina Healthcare
  • MultiPlan
  • SelectHealth
  • Tricare

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Top Care Areas

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

Retinal Detachment and Retinal Tear
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more than 75% of peers
Eye Surgery
normal
more than 75% of peers
Iridocyclitis
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more than 74% of peers

Dr. Kwun'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.

Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Kwun "Retina Associates of Utah is the largest retina specialty practice in the Intermountain West. All of our doctors are board certified and have completed training at the finest eye centers in the country. Our goal is to provide our patients with the highest quality care in a comfortable, compassionate setting. Our expertise is in the treatment of diabetic retinopathy, macular degeneration, laser photocoagulation, complicated retinal detachments, severe trauma, ocular tumors, and uveitis."

1  Specialties

  • Ophthalmology

1  Board Certifications

  • Ophthalmology
    Accredited by: American Board of Ophthalmology*

34  Conditions Treated

  • Acute Endophthalmitis
  • Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Blindness
  • Brain Disorders
  • Cataract
  • Degenerative Disorders of Globe
  • Diabetic Macular Edema (DME)
  • Diabetic Retinopathy
  • Drusen
  • Dry Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Endophthalmitis
  • Eye Infections
  • Floaters
  • Glaucoma
  • Headache
  • Iridocyclitis
  • Macular Edema
  • Macular Hole
  • Optic Neuritis
  • Progressive High Myopia
  • Purulent Endophthalmitis
  • Retina Diseases
  • Retinal Detachment and Retinal Tear
  • Retinal Hemorrhage
  • Retinal Vein Occlusion
  • Retinopathy of Prematurity (ROP)
  • Retinoschisis
  • Senile Cataracts
  • Thyroid Disease
  • Uveitis and Iridocyclitis
  • Vascular Disease
  • Vitreous Hemorrhage
  • Wet Age-Related Macular Degeneration
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6  Procedures

  • Cataract Removal Surgery
  • Destruction of Lesion of Retina and Choroid
  • Eye Surgery
  • Repair of Retinal Detachment or Retinal Tear
  • Vitrectomy (incl. Macular Hole Repair)
  • Vitreoretinal Surgery

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for Utah.

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

  • Columbia University College Of Physicians And Surgeons
    Medical School | Graduated 1993
  • Saint Vincent's Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1994
  • Usc Doheny Eye Institute
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1997
  • Manhattan Eye Ear Hospital Columbia University
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1999

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Kwun has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Kwun's Reviews

3.0
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Kwun to family and friends
4 total reviews (2 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (4)

  • 5
    (2)
  • 4
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  • 3
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  • 2
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  • 1
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Dr. Kwun's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well

    GOOD
  • Answers questions

    GOOD
  • Time well spent

    GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    VERY GOOD
  • Office environment

    VERY GOOD
  • Staff friendliness

    VERY GOOD
  • Average wait time

    16 to 30 minutes

Patient Comments (2)

I was a patient of Dr. Robert C. Kwun yesterday, 9/9/16. My husband and I loved Dr. Kwun. He was such a kind, considerate doctor, and we knew right away that he was very knowledgeable. Read his resume and you will know he is an awesome doctor. I had a half-curtain appear in my left eye on...more
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This man is arrogant, rude, late. He complained to his assistant about the ineptitude of the office manager (gossiping in front of patients is unprofessional). He did not listen to my questions; gave me unrelated answers. He did not help me in any way, and actually, his technique was painful. He...more
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