Ira G. Wong, MD

Uveitis specialist, Cornea specialist

4.6 out of 5
84 Patient Ratings
7 Patient Comments

Byers Eye Institute

  • 2452 Watson Court
  • Palo Alto, CA 94303
  • Phone: 650-723-6995
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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)

Patient Ratings and Comments

4.6

Friendliness

4.5

Recommended to others

4.6

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, 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
84 Patient Ratings
7 Patient Comments

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.