Dr. Robert Wong, MD

Dr. Robert Wong, MD

Ophthalmology  ·  
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Age 42
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Dr. Robert Wong, MD is an ophthalmology specialist in Austin, TX and has been practicing for 9 years. He graduated from University Of Pennsylvania School Of Medicine in 2003 and specializes in ophthalmology and vitreoretinal disease & surgery.

4207 James Casey St Ste 301

Austin, TX 78745

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Ambetter
  • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Humana
  • Mail Handlers Benefit Plan (MHBP)
  • Medicaid
  • MultiPlan

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Top Care Areas

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

Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
very high
more than 95% of peers
Dry Age-Related Macular Degeneration
very high
more than 93% of peers
Repair of Retinal Detachment or Retinal Tear
very high
more than 92% of peers

Dr. Wong'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.

2  Specialties

  • Ophthalmology
  • Vitreoretinal Disease & Surgery

1  Board Certifications

  • Ophthalmology
    Accredited by: American Board of Ophthalmology*

50  Conditions Treated

  • Acute Endophthalmitis
  • Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Anterior Ischemic Optic Neuropathy
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Benign Neoplasm of Eye
  • Black Eye
  • Cancer
  • Chalazion
  • Chorioretinitis
  • Contusion of the Eyeball
  • Degenerative Disorders of Globe
  • Diabetic Cataracts
  • Diabetic Macular Edema (DME)
  • Diabetic Retinopathy
  • Drusen
  • Dry Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Dry Eyes
  • Endophthalmitis
  • Eye Infections
  • Eyelid Disorders
  • Floaters
  • Hyphema
  • Hypopyon
  • Hypotony of Eye
  • Iridocyclitis
  • Keratitis
  • Macular Edema
  • Macular Hole
  • Ocular Hypertension
  • Optic Neuritis
  • Orbital Cellulitis
  • Paralytic Strabismus
  • Pars Planitis
  • Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
  • Retina Diseases
  • Retinal Detachment and Retinal Tear
  • Retinal Dystrophy
  • Retinal Hemorrhage
  • Retinal Ischemia
  • Retinal Neovascularization
  • Retinal Telangiectasia
  • Retinal Vein Occlusion
  • Strabismus
  • Temporal Arteritis
  • Thyroid Disease
  • Uveitis and Iridocyclitis
  • Vascular Disease
  • Visual Field Defects
  • Vitreous Hemorrhage
  • Wet Age-Related Macular Degeneration
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7  Procedures

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

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Texas.

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

  • Duke University
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1997
  • University Of Pennsylvania School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 2003
  • Crozer-Chester Medical Center
    Internship Hospital | Completed 2004
  • Scheie Eye Institute, University Of Pennsylvania
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2007
  • California Pacific Medical Center
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2009

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Wong has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Wong's Reviews

4.9
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Wong to family and friends
46 total reviews (39 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (46)

  • 5
    (44)
  • 4
    (1)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (1)

Dr. Wong's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well

    EXCELLENT
  • Answers questions

    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent

    EXCELLENT

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    EXCELLENT
  • Office environment

    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness

    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (39)

Dr Wong is an excellent Dr. I like how he takes time to explain how the treatments to my eye is working. He doesn't try to rush me out of the room, but instead takes time to show me with the x-rays how the treatments are improving my eyesight. His assistants are very courteous and very helpful as...more
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I saw Dr. Wong at Austin Retina on an emergency basis. I had sudden symptoms of retinal detachment. I was seen immediately, put through multiple tests, and met Dr. Wong, who diagnosed a retinal tear. He reassured me that he could fix the tear right there, and did a laser procedure. My eye seems to...more
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Dr. Wong is very good, he explains everything well and is kind, his entire staff is top notch !! 5 gold stars is all I can give them when they deserve a 10!!! You won’t find a staff as friendly and helpful as you will when you visit this office , I totally recommend them for any eye care you need
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I met with Dr Wong on several occasions and have not had the same experience as others on this site. The short amount of time he spent with me and the speed at which he wanted to move on to the next appointment was both uncomfortable and disappointing. I didn't feel like he really cared about me...more
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Dr. Wong has performed several surgeries on both of my eyes with outstanding results. I recently had an annual checkup at the 38th street location that was very quick and efficient. The time in building for this appointment was way better than previous visits.
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