David G. Hwang, MD, FACS, Director of the UCSF Laser Vision Center, is also Medical Director for the UCSF Department of Ophthalmology and Professor and Director of the UCSF Cornea and Refractive Surgery Service. Dr. Hwang earned his bachelor’s and medical degrees from UCSF, and thereafter completed two years of internal medicine training and three years of ophthalmology residency, both at UCSF. He then obtained concurrent fellowship training both in cornea and refractive surgery and in uveitis at the Doheny Eye Institute. While there he also served as a co-investigator in one of the first U.S. FDA clinical trials of the excimer laser. Dr. Hwang has led a number of FDA-monitored clinical trials at UCSF for LASIK and other refractive procedures and has authored a number of textbooks and scientific articles in the field of cornea and refractive surgery. He maintains an active clinical practice focusing on cornea, cataract, and refractive surgery.
University of Southern CaliforniaFellowship;UCSFResidency;UCSFResidency;University of California San Francisco School of MedicineMedical School
American Board of OphthalmologyOphthalmology
CA State Medical License, 1986 - 2017