DoctorsBrandon Wong, MD

Brandon Wong, MD

Title: Assistant Professor of Clinical Ophthalmology

Department: Ophthalmology

Clinical Specialty: Glaucoma

Treatment Expertise: Standard and complex cataract extraction with intraocular lens implantation, medical and surgical treatment of glaucoma including glaucoma laser therapy, minimally invasive glaucoma surgery, and traditional incisional glaucoma surgery

Certification: Pending

Languages: English

Location: Los Angeles, Pasadena

Biography and Education

Biography:

Dr. Brandon Wong graduated magna cum laude from the University of Southern California with a bachelor of arts in Biological Sciences and a minor in Business Administration. He received his medical degree from the Keck School of Medicine of USC and then completed an internship year in internal medicine at Kaiser Permanente Sunset Medical Center. Dr. Wong completed his residency training at the LAC+USC Roski Eye Institute, where he served as chief resident and was awarded Resident Teacher of the Year his senior year. He then completed a fellowship in glaucoma under the direction of Dr. Robert Weinreb at the UCSD Shiley Eye Institute and Hamilton Glaucoma Center.

Dr. Wong has a wide variety of clinical research interests. His current glaucoma research focuses on the role of corneal hysteresis and its relationship to changes in the anterior lamina cribrosa in patients with glaucoma.

Education:

  • MD, Keck School of Medicine of USC, 2014
  • BS, Biological Sciences, University of Southern California, 2010

Internship:

  • Internal Medicine, Kaiser Permanente Sunset Medical Center, 2015

Residency:

  • Ophthalmology, LAC+USC Medical Center & USC Roski Eye Institute, 2018

Fellowship:

  • Glaucoma, UCSD Shiley Eye Institute, 2019

Accomplishments

Professional society memberships:

  • American Glaucoma Society, 2018
  • American Academy of Ophthalmology, 2015 – present
  • Los Angeles Society of Ophthalmology, 2015 – present
  • Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology, 2012 – present

Awards:

  • Resident Teacher of the Year Award, USC Roski Eye Institute, 2018
  • Chief Resident, USC Roski Eye Institute, 2017 – 2018
  • Starr E. Shulman MPA Fellow Award, 2017
  • National Eye Institute ARVO Travel Grant, 2012
  • Donald E. & Delia B. Baxter Foundation Summer Research Fellowship, 2011
  • University of Southern California Renaissance Scholar, 2010
  • Phi Beta Kappa Honor Society, 2010
  • University of Southern California Baccalaureate/MD Program, 2006
  • University of Southern California Presidential Scholar, 2006