Dr. Shannon Wong, MD

Dr. Shannon Wong, MD

Ophthalmology  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 50
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Dr. Shannon Wong, MD is an ophthalmology specialist in Austin, TX and has been practicing for 21 years. He graduated from Baylor University in 1993 and specializes in ophthalmology.

11901 Jollyville Rd

Austin, TX 78759

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Texas
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan

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Top Care Areas

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

Dry Eyes
very high
more than 89% of peers
Senile Cataracts
high
more than 85% of peers
Cataract
high
more than 85% of peers

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1  Specialties

  • Ophthalmology

1  Board Certifications

  • Ophthalmology
    Accredited by: American Board of Ophthalmology*

32  Conditions Treated

  • Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Astigmatism
  • Benign Tumor
  • Blepharitis
  • Cataract
  • Chalazion
  • Chorioretinal Scars
  • Diabetic Retinopathy
  • Diplopia
  • Drooping Eyelids (Ptosis)
  • Dry Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Dry Eyes
  • Ectropion of Eyelid
  • Eye Infections
  • Eyelid Disorders
  • Floaters
  • Fuchs' Corneal Dystrophy
  • Glaucoma
  • Herpetic Keratitis
  • Iridocyclitis
  • Keratoconus
  • Lazy Eye
  • Macular Edema
  • Macular Hole
  • Nystagmus
  • Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
  • Pterygium
  • Retina Diseases
  • Retinal Detachment and Retinal Tear
  • Retinal Vein Occlusion
  • Senile Cataracts
  • Uveitis and Iridocyclitis
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10  Procedures

  • Cataract Removal Surgery
  • Cornea Surgery
  • Cornea Transplant
  • Excision of Chalazion
  • Eye Surgery
  • Eyelid Surgery
  • Foreign Body Removal from Eye
  • Glaucoma Surgery
  • Pterygium Surgery
  • Removal of Foreign Body from External Eye

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

  • Baylor University
    Medical School | Graduated 1993
  • Santa Clara Vly Mc
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1994
  • Temple University Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1997

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Wong has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Wong's Reviews

3.7
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Wong to family and friends
18 total reviews (11 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (18)

  • 5
    (11)
  • 4
    (1)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (1)
  • 1
    (5)

Dr. Wong's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    VERY GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well

    VERY GOOD
  • Answers questions

    VERY GOOD
  • Time well spent

    VERY GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    EXCELLENT
  • Office environment

    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness

    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (11)

I found Dr Wong to be pleasant, friendly, and professional. His staff is excellent, helpful and patient. He was thorough and answered my questions, explaining clearly what I asked about. I did feel that the laser cataract technique was pushed too much, since I had decided against it due to the...more
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I had cataracts removed from both eyes within two weeks of each other. Both surgeries went well, beginning with a comprehensive examination and work up leading to surgery. The nursing staff was very polite and gave clear instructions for preparation and post surgery protocol. I was made to feel at...more
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Dr. appears competent, but more financially driven than patient driven. I made an appointment to understand my condition, typical progression, and options. Condition - there was no explanation or time spent other than quickly answering questions with little context. Typical progression, answer -...more
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After wearing glasses for many years, I decided to have iLasik surgery. I couldn't be happier with the results! Dr. Wong and his staff at Austin Eye were very welcoming and helpful. I felt completely at ease with them. I highly recommend Dr. Wong.
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Dr Wong oversold a Bausch and Lomb IOL called CrystalLens to me. This was an inappropriate lens for someone my age, and was priced above market value. It is virtually impossible to remove, making revision impossible. I would have been much better off with a monofocal lens, not to mention that it...more
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