Dr. Stephen Hwang, MD

Dr. Stephen Hwang, MD

Ophthalmology  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 44
Dr. Stephen Hwang, MD is an ophthalmology specialist in Goodyear, AZ. He graduated from Johns Hopkins University / School of Medicine and specializes in ophthalmology and cataract surgery.Read his story

13555 W McDowell Rd Ste 102

Goodyear, AZ 85395

Contact Information

(623) 209-0020

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • American Republic
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Health Net
  • Mail Handlers Benefit Plan (MHBP)
  • Medicaid
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Cataract Removal Surgery
very high
more than 97% of peers
more than 95% of peers
Retinal Ischemia
more than 62% of peers

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Dr. Hwang's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Hwang "Dr. Stephen Hwang has a practice solely dedicated to advanced cataract surgery. He performs more than 1000 cataract surgeries a year and has become one of the valley's leading cataract surgeons using the most advanced microsurgical techniques, allowing many patients to become glasses-free with the multifocal (ReSTOR, ReZOOM), toric astigmatic correction and monofocal intraocular implants. Dr. Hwang received his medical degree from Johns Hopkins University, went on to intern at Pennsylvania Hospital and did his residency in ophthalmology at the Wills Eye Hospital inPhiladelphia. Dr. Hwang received his medical degree from Johns Hopkins University, went on to intern at Pennsylvania Hospital and did his residency in ophthalmology at the Wills Eye Hospital inPhiladelphia. Throughout medical school and residency, he maintained a professional tenor singing position with the Mendelssohn Club and the Philadelphia Orchestra for eight years. Dr. Hwang is a member of the American Academy of Ophthalmology and the American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgeons. He is an attending surgeon and faculty at the Maricopa County Hospital Ophthalmology Department. In addition to his love of medicine, Dr. Hwang is committed to supporting the Arizona Humane Society and the ASPCA in the mission to improve the lives of injured and neglected animals. He loves living in Phoenix and hiking the local trails with his family and four rescue dogs."
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2  Specialties

  • Ophthalmology
  • Cataract Surgery

1  Board Certifications

  • Ophthalmology
    Accredited by: American Board of Ophthalmology*

11  Conditions Treated

  • Benign Neoplasm of Choroid
  • Benign Neoplasm of Eye
  • Benign Tumor
  • Cataract
  • Conjunctival Hemorrhage
  • Drusen
  • Eye Cancer
  • Farsightedness
  • Iridocyclitis
  • Retinal Ischemia
  • Wet Age-Related Macular Degeneration

2  Procedures

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  • Johns Hopkins University / School of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated
  • Pennsylvania Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed
  • Wills Eye Hosp
    Residency Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Hwang has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Chinese

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Dr. Hwang's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Hwang to family and friends
3 total reviews (2 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (3)

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Dr. Hwang's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    Under 10 minutes

Patient Comments (2)

Dr. Stephen Hwang is a butcher that runs a cataract mill. Anyone who goes to see him will be told that they have cataracts. He performed cataract surgery on me and my iris prolapsed through the incision. He cut a large part of my iris off and destroyed the seat which my natural lense was seated....more
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I made an appointment 2 months ago. I gave my insurance info at that time and specifically asked if it was accepted and it was confirmed. I got a phone call today at 1:00 PM (the day before my appointment ) to tell me my insurance would not be accepted by Dr Hwang. I am so irritated that you...more
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