Dr. Ira G. Wong MD Ophthalmologist

Dr. Ira Wong is an ophthalmologist in San Francisco, California and is affiliated with multiple hospitals in the area, including Stanford Hospital and Clinics and UCSF Medical Center. He received his medical degree from George Washington University School of Medicine and Health Sciences and has been in practice for 45 years. Dr. Wong accepts several types of health insurance, listed below. He is one of 47 doctors at Stanford Hospital and Clinics and one of 57 at UCSF Medical Center who specialize in Ophthalmology.

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Specialty & Clinical Interests

Ophthalmologist: General Ophthalmology

Clinical Interests: Uveitis, Corneal Diseases, Ocular Inflammatory Diseases

Hospital Affiliation

UCSF Medical Center
High performing in Ophthalmology

Stanford Hospital and Clinics

Education & Medical Training

University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics
Residency, Internal Medicine, 1969–1970

University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics
Residency, Ophthalmology, 1970–1973

University of California at San Francisco
Fellowship, Cornea, External Diseases, Uveitis, 1976–1977

George Washington University School of Medicine and Health Sciences
Class of 1969

Certifications & Licensure

American Board of Family Medicine
Certified 25 years in Family Medicine

WI State Medical License
Active through 2013

Publications & Presentations

Incidence and Prevalence of Episcleritis and Scleritis in Northern California.
Honik, G.,Wong, I. G.,Gritz, D. C.

Epidemiology of ulcerative keratitis in Northern California.
Jeng, B.H., Gritz, D.C., Kumar, A.B., Holsclaw, D.S., Porco, T.C., Smith, S.D., Whitcher, J.P., Margolis, T.P., Wong, I.G.

Severe Hypotony Associated With Parry-Romberg Syndrome.
Hung, S., Rutar, T., Lin, S., Wong, I.G.

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Insurances Accepted

  • Aetna Choice POS II
  • Aetna HMO
  • AmeriHealth Direct POS
  • Amerihealth HMO
  • AmeriHealth PPO
  • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • BCBS Tennessee Network 5
  • CIGNA HMO
  • CIGNA Open Access
  • CIGNA PPO
  • First Health PPO
  • Great West PPO
  • HealthAmerica HealthAssurance PPO
  • Horizon BCBS PPO
  • IBC Keystone HMO / POS
  • IBC Personal Choice PPO
  • Multiplan PPO
  • Oxford Health Freedom
  • Oxford Health Liberty
  • United Healthcare - Direct Choice Plus POS
  • United Healthcare - Direct Options PPO

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