Headshot photo of John D. Ng, M.D., M.S., FACS

John D. Ng, M.D., M.S., FACS

  • Professor of Ophthalmology, School of Medicine
  • Head, Oculofacial Plastics, Orbital and Reconstructive Surgery Division
  • Co-director of Facial Nerve Center
  • Casey Eye Institute, School of Medicine


Dr. Ng is an orbital trauma specialist and is chief of the Division of Oculofacial Plastics, Orbital and Reconstructive Surgery. He specializes in ophthalmic plastic, orbital, lacrimal and reconstructive surgery for adult and pediatric patients. His research interests include orbital and facial trauma, facial nerve palsy rehabilitation, techniques for orbit reconstruction, orbital implants in socket expansion, ocular surface protection in burn patients, and resorbable implants for reconstruction and cosmetic brow surgery.

Dr. Ng is the oculofacial plastic specialist for the Facial Nerve Center which is a multi specialty clinic that provides comprehensive management of patients with facial nerve palsy and secondary synkinesis.

In his spare time, Dr. Ng enjoys hiking, biking and snow shoeing.

Education and training

  • Degrees

    • B.S., 1983, University of Rochester
    • M.S., 1984, Georgetown
    • M.D., 1988, George Washington University
  • Residency

    • Letterman-Madigan Army Hospital, Tacoma, 1994
  • Fellowship

    • Midwest Eye Institute, Indiana University
  • Certifications

    • American Board of Ophthalmology

Memberships and associations:

  • American College of Surgeons

Areas of interest

  • Surgical management of eyelid, orbital and lacrimal disorders
  • Facial paralysis and orbital surgery
  • Treatment of orbital and periocular tumors
  • Eyelid and orbital reconstruction
  • Facial nerve rehabilitation
  • Orbital surgery


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