Dr. Willy Ky, MD

Dr. Willy Ky, MD

Ophthalmology  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 48
Dr. Willy Ky, MD is an ophthalmology specialist in Flushing, NY and has been practicing for 19 years. He graduated from Mount Sinai School of Medicine in 1994 and specializes in ophthalmology, cataract surgery, and more.Read his story

13527 38th Ave Ste 398

Flushing, NY 11354

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Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Affinity Health Plan
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • EmblemHealth
  • Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Fidelis Care
  • HealthFirst
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Top Care Areas

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Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
very high
more than 98% of peers
very high
more than 97% of peers
Dry Eyes
very high
more than 95% of peers

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Dr. Ky's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Ky "Dr. Willy Ky is a board certified physician, surgeon and clinical instructor, who specializes in both Adult and Pediatric Ophthalmology. He completed his Residency at the NYU School of Medicine where he was appointed the lead Chief Resident in his senior year. Dr. Ky then completed a fellowship in Pediatric Ophthalmology and Strabismus at the Washington University School of Medicine. His clinical areas of interests include the treatment of Dry Eyes, Pediatric and Adult Glaucoma, Advanced Cataract Surgery and Pediatric Ocular diseases, including Adult Strabismus. His focus also include technologies that enhance visual performance: laser vision correction (LASIK & PRK), higher technology cataract options (including Laser Assisted Cataract surgery and the Crystalens, Trulign, and Restore and Tecnis Multifocal implants) and contact lenses (including bifocal and CRT nighttime corneal shaping lenses). He is also an injection expert with Botox and performs cosmetic eyelid surgery. When not involved directly with patient care, Dr. Ky is training the next generation of Ophthalmic surgeons at both North Shore LIJ University Hospital and NYU Medical Center. Dr. Ky enjoys all sports, and in particular the martial arts, where he is a black belt in Okinawa Karate (Master Ansei Ueshiro), a 3rd degree black belt in Taekwondo (Masters Sun Chul and Jun Chul Whang) and a purple belt in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu (Master Renzo Gracie). Academic Training B.S. with Magna Cum Laude - CUNY 7-year combined B.S. M.D. Program M.D. - The Mount Sinai School of Medicine M.B.A. - NYU Stern School of Business Clinical Training Internship - The Mount Sinai Beth Israel Medical Center Residency in Ophthalmology and Executive Chief Resident - NYU School of Medicine Fellowship in Pediatric Ophthalmology & Strabismus - Washington Univ. School of Medicine Academic Credentials Clinical Assistant Professor in Ophthalmology – North Shore LIJ University Hospital Clinical Assistant Professor in Ophthalmology – NYU School of Medicine Diplomat of American Board of Ophthalmology Fellow of the American College of surgeons Member of the American Society of Cataract & Refractive Surgery Member of the American Association of Pediatric Ophthalmology and Strabismus Member of the Chinese American Medical Society Member of the Coalition for Asian American IPA"


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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Ky "At New York Eye & Laser, we provide a friendly, positive environment to provide high quality care for all.  We utilize only the most up-to-date medical knowledge and technology, form our health information system to the FDA approved lasers we use.

Simply put, we strive to be the best eye institute, anywere."

4  Specialties

  • Ophthalmology
  • Cataract Surgery
  • Cornea & Refractive Surgery
  • Pediatric Ophthalmology

1  Board Certifications

  • Ophthalmology
    Accredited by: American Board of Ophthalmology*

60  Conditions Treated

  • Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Astigmatism
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Benign Neoplasm of Choroid
  • Benign Neoplasm of Eye
  • Benign Tumor
  • Blepharitis
  • Blindness
  • Brain Disorders
  • Cataract
  • Chalazion
  • Chorioretinal Scars
  • Conjunctival Hemorrhage
  • Corneal Diseases
  • Corneal Ulcer
  • Diabetic Retinopathy
  • Diplopia
  • Drooping Eyelids (Ptosis)
  • Drusen
  • Dry Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Dry Eyes
  • Ectropion of Eyelid
  • Entropion
  • Esotropia
  • Exotropia
  • Eye Cancer
  • Eye Infections
  • Eyelid Disorders
  • Farsightedness
  • Floaters
  • Fuchs' Corneal Dystrophy
  • Glaucoma
  • Hypertropia
  • Hypotropia
  • Iridocyclitis
  • Keratitis
  • Macular Hole
  • Migraine
  • Nystagmus
  • Optic Neuritis
  • Orbital Cellulitis
  • Paralytic Strabismus
  • Pinguecula
  • Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
  • Pterygium
  • Retina Diseases
  • Retinal Detachment and Retinal Tear
  • Retinopathy of Prematurity (ROP)
  • Sarcoidosis
  • Senile Cataracts
  • Strabismus
  • Stye
  • Thyroid Disease
  • Trichiasis
  • Ulcer
  • Uveitis and Iridocyclitis
  • Vascular Disease
  • Vitreous Hemorrhage
  • Wet Age-Related Macular Degeneration


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13  Procedures

  • Cataract Removal Surgery
  • Excision of Chalazion
  • Extraocular Muscle Surgery
  • Eye Surgery
  • Eyelid Surgery
  • Foreign Body Removal from Eye
  • Orthokeratology
  • Photorefractive Keratectomy (PRK)
  • Pterygium Surgery
  • Removal of Foreign Body from External Eye
  • Repair of Eye Laceration
  • Vitrectomy (incl. Macular Hole Repair)
  • Vitreoretinal Surgery

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for New York.

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.


  • City University NY
    Undergraduate School | Graduated
  • Mount Sinai School of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1994
  • Beth Israel Medical Center
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1995
  • Nyu School Of Medicine
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1998
  • Washington University In St Louis School of Medicine
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1999

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Ky has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Chinese
  • Spanish
  • Vietnamese

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Ky's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Ky to family and friends
21 total reviews (13 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (21)

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Dr. Ky'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 (13)

AMAZING!!!! I went to Doctor Ky in July 2016. I went to THREE different doctors who weren't able to get my eye glasses prescription right. Doctor Ky was so gentle and comforting towards me. He took the time to measure my eyes, give me new trial contact lenses to try on, and was so understanding of...more
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I began seeing Dr. Ky in preparation and execution of my PRK vision corrective eye surgery. Throughout the entire procedure he walked me through each step and explained the steps in detail while remaining reassuring for the duration. The surgery itself lasted only ten minutes and I've never been...more
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Visited Dr Ky in his new Flushing office. He was patient, caring and thorough.he answered all questions and concerns.it was worth the trip from Merrick N Y.
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Very competent, thorough and caring,
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I saw Dr. Ky for an annual exam as I thought I needed glasses and he was very personable. He took his time and carefully explained to me my results. He is exactly the type of doctor that I love to see. His office staff was great as well and altogether it was an excellent experience!
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