Thomas S. Hwang, M.D.

  • Professor of Ophthalmology, School of Medicine
  • Residency Program Director, Casey Eye Institute, School of Medicine
  • Director, Vitreoretinal Division


Dr. Hwang specializes in retinal disease and vitreoretinal surgery. He received his M.D. from the University of California, San Diego, and completed a residency in ophthalmology at Wilmer Eye Institute, Johns Hopkins University. He completed a fellowship in vitreoretinal surgery at Casey Eye Institute, OHSU. His clinical and research interests include macular degeneration, diabetic retinopathy, and ocular trauma.


  • B.A., 1995, Harvard University
  • M.D., 1999, University of California, San Diego
  • Internship:

    • UC San Diego
  • Residency:

    • Wilmer Eye Institute, Johns Hopkins University
  • Fellowship:

    • Vitreoretinal surgery, Casey Eye Institute, OHSU
  • Certifications:

    • American Board of Ophthalmology
    • Clinical Informatics, American Board of Preventive Medicine

Memberships and associations

  • American Academy of Ophthalmology


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