Ira G. Wong, MD

Uveitis specialist, Cornea specialist

Clinical Professor, Ophthalmology
4.6 out of 5
82 Patient Ratings
10 Patient Comments

Byers Eye Institute

Professional Education

  • Fellowship: UCSF Graduate Division - Fellowships (1977) CA
  • Fellowship: University Of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics (1974) IA
  • Residency: University Of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics (1973) IA
  • Internship: University Of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics (1970) IA
  • Medical Education: George Washington University Medical School (1969) DC
  • Board Certification: Ophthalmology, American Board of Ophthalmology (1975)
  • M.S., University of Iowa, Ophthalmology (1973)
  • M.D., George Washington University, Medicine (1969)
  • M.A., University of Minnesota, Clinical Psychology (1965)
  • B.A., University of Oregon, Experimental Psychology (1963)

Honors & Awards

  • Senior Achievement Award, American Academy of Ophthalmology (2005)
  • Honor Award, American Academy of Ophthalmology (1988)
  • America's Top Doctor, Consumers' Research Council of America (2003 - 2014)
  • Best Doctors in America, Pacific Edition (1997 - 2014)

Administrative Appointments

  • Chief, Uveitis Service, Department of Ophthalmology Stanford University (1998 - 2014)
  • Clinical Professor, University of California, San Francisco (2004 - 2014)
  • Director, Uveitis and Ocular Immunology, F.I. Proctor Foundation, University of California, San Francisco (1994 - 2008)
  • Associate Director, Clinical Affairs, F.I. Proctor Foundation for Research in Ophthalmology, University of California, San Francisco (2005 - 2009)
  • Chief of Ophthalmology, Kaiser Permanente Medical Center, Redwood City, CA (1979 - 1998)
  • Cataract Management Guideline Panel, U.S. Dept Health and Human Services (1990 - 1993)
  • Vice President, Ophthalmic Practice, California Academy of Ophthalmology (1996 - 2002)
4.6

Friendliness

4.5

Recommended to others

4.7

Explanations

4.6

Listens

4.5

Includes you in decisions

4.8

Clear Communication

4.7

Confidence in your doctor

3.5

Wait times

SHC Patient, Apr 2015

I only see this provider about once or every 3 mos. to monitor a med (Methotrexate) that I am on.

SHC Patient, Mar 2015

Very good.

SHC Patient, Feb 2015

It was very good.

SHC Patient, Nov 2014

Dr. Ira Wong is one of the few excellent doctors I've ever met.

SHC Patient, Oct 2014

Dr. Wong took the time to understand my condition, medications as well as my concerns; he is very gentle and understanding; genuinely cares about patients.

SHC Patient, Jul 2014

Best doctor ever.

SHC Patient, May 2014

I have great respect for Dr. Wong, NONE in the nursing staff (as in regards to responding to phone calls).

SHC Patient, May 2014

A lot of time (most of the time) was spent on the computer, about for 2 minutes on a quick check of my eyes.

SHC Patient, Dec 2013

Dr. Wong is wonderful. Highly competent, good communication, friendly.

SHC Patient, Dec 2013

Very good experience.

4.6 out of 5
82 Patient Ratings
10 Patient Comments

SHC Patient, Apr 2015

I only see this provider about once or every 3 mos. to monitor a med (Methotrexate) that I am on.

SHC Patient, Mar 2015

Very good.

SHC Patient, Feb 2015

It was very good.

SHC Patient, Nov 2014

Dr. Ira Wong is one of the few excellent doctors I've ever met.

SHC Patient, Oct 2014

Dr. Wong took the time to understand my condition, medications as well as my concerns; he is very gentle and understanding; genuinely cares about patients.

SHC Patient, Jul 2014

Best doctor ever.

SHC Patient, May 2014

I have great respect for Dr. Wong, NONE in the nursing staff (as in regards to responding to phone calls).

SHC Patient, May 2014

A lot of time (most of the time) was spent on the computer, about for 2 minutes on a quick check of my eyes.

SHC Patient, Dec 2013

Dr. Wong is wonderful. Highly competent, good communication, friendly.

SHC Patient, Dec 2013

Very good experience.