Dr. Sarah Whang, MD

Dr. Sarah Whang, MD

Ophthalmology  ·  
Female  ·  
Age 47
Dr. Sarah Whang, MD is an ophthalmology specialist in Orange, CA. She graduated from UCSD and specializes in ophthalmology.Read her story

302 W La Veta Ave Ste 101

Orange, CA 92866

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
  • Blue Shield of California
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Health Net
  • Humana
  • Molina Healthcare
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Dr. Whang's Experience

Dr. Whang'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

Dr. Whang's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Whang "Dr. Whang was born in Chicago, Illinois and raised in Cerritos, California where she attended Whitney High School. She completed her undergraduate studies at the University of California, Los Angeles where she graduated cum laude with a Bachelor of Science degree in Kinesiology. She then attended medical school at the University of California, San Diego. Following a transitional internship, she received ophthalmology residency training at the University of Minnesota. Dr. Whang completed fellowship training in Pediatric Ophthalmology and Strabismus at Indiana University. She joined Children's Eye Clinic in West Des Moines, Iowa and practiced Pediatric Ophthalmology full-time from 2002 to 2009. In 2010, Dr. Whang moved back to California to be closer to family and is now in solo private practice. When she is not working, Dr. Whang loves to spend time with her husband and 2 children."


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1  Specialties

  • Ophthalmology

1  Board Certifications

  • Ophthalmology
    Accredited by: American Board of Ophthalmology*

20  Conditions Treated

  • Benign Neoplasm of Eye
  • Benign Tumor
  • Blepharitis
  • Blocked Tear Duct
  • Chalazion
  • Drooping Eyelids (Ptosis)
  • Esophoria
  • Esotropia
  • Exotropia
  • Eye Infections
  • Eyelid Disorders
  • Heterophoria
  • Iridocyclitis
  • Keratitis
  • Lazy Eye
  • Paralytic Strabismus
  • Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
  • Strabismus
  • Tear Duct Disorders
  • Uveitis and Iridocyclitis

7  Procedures

  • Excision of Chalazion
  • Extraocular Muscle Surgery
  • Eyelid Surgery
  • Foreign Body Removal from Eye
  • Orbital Decompression and Orbitotomy
  • Removal of Foreign Body from External Eye
  • Tear Duct Surgery

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for California.

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.


  • UCLA
    Undergraduate School | Graduated
  • UCSD
    Medical School | Graduated
  • Hennepin Cnty Med Ctr
    Internship Hospital | Completed
  • University of Minnesota Medical Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • Indiana University / School of Medicine
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Whang has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Whang's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Whang to family and friends
19 total reviews (8 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (19)

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  • 3
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Dr. Whang'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 (8)

I cannot say enough good things about Dr. Whang. I had gone to several doctors before I found her. I knew my son had vision problems but everyone said it was normal. Dr. Whang from the beginning took the time to listen and address my concerns. She is very thorough and patient. She has helped my son...more
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Our daughter has been a patient of Dr. Whang's for four years now. When researching pediatric ophthalmologists in our area, Dr. Whang came highly recommended. In order to correct our 5 year old daughters' strabismus, Dr. Whang performed a corrective surgery. We're happy to report our daughters' eye...more
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We have been coming to see Dr. Whang for almost 5 years now. She performed surgery on my oldest daughter. I wouldn't go anywhere else! She is so loving towards my family when we come in for our appointments. She is gentle and wise too. And Mary, who pretty much runs the front, has been so...more
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Dr. Whang is the BEST! She is a godsend for my son. We started to see Dr. Whang when he was 2 for strabismus. From the very get go she was friendly, informative, and truly had my son's best interest at heart! He eventually needed eye surgery & from start to finish things couldn't have gone any...more
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I have been beyond impressed with my experience with Dr. Whang and her office staff. Dr. Whang was recommended by CHOC, my pediatrician, families at my school and now I know why! She is extremely knowledgeable, takes the time to answer every one of my questions and makes me and my son feel...more
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