Laguna Hills Retina Doctor: John C. Hwang, M.D., M.B.A.


John Hwang, M.D., M.B.A. received his Doctor of Medicine degree from Columbia University, College of Physicians and Surgeons in New York, NY. In addition to his primary MD degree, he also received a Master of Business Administration from Columbia Business School. Dr. Hwang then completed his medicine internship at Queen’s Medical Center in Honolulu, HI. He subsequently completed his residency at the Edward S. Harkness Eye Institute at Columbia University, followed by a combined medical and surgical vitreoretinal fellowship at Doheny Eye Institute at the University of Southern California. Dr. Hwang has authored numerous papers in the peer-reviewed ophthalmic literature with expertise in the treatment of age-related macular degeneration and surgical management of proliferative diabetic retinopathy, retinal detachment, and macular hole. Dr. Hwang sees patients at the Newport Beach, Laguna Hills, and Santa Ana offices.

Dr. Hwang is an adjunct faculty member at the USC Eye Institute and serves as a Clinical Assistant Professor of Ophthalmology.


Medical School Columbia University, College of Physicians and Surgeons
New York, New York
Internship Queen’s Medical Center
University of Hawaii; Honolulu, Hawaii
Residency Edward S. Harkness Eye Institute
Columbia University; New York, New York
Fellowship Doheny Eye Institute
University of Southern California; Los Angeles, CA

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