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Dr. Shannon Wong is one of Austin’s most experienced ophthalmologists performing laser vision correction surgery. He received his bachelor’s degree from Rice University and his doctorate of medicine from Baylor College of Medicine. His residency in ophthalmology was completed at Temple University School of Medicine, where he was also the chief resident in ophthalmology. He performed the first all-laser LASIK procedure in Austin in 2002, and the first laser cataract surgery procedure in Austin in 2012. He specializes in cataract and laser lens replacement procedures, all-laser LASIK, and performs advanced corneal transplant surgery.
In 2016, the Wong Family and Shannon Wong founded the Mitchel and Shannon Wong Eye Institute at the University of Texas at Austin Dell Medical School (UTDMS).
The primary objective is to help establish a world-class Eye Institute in Austin, Texas associated with the UTDMS, used to further clinical and basic science research, academic teaching and medical and surgical eye care within the scope of the Department of Ophthalmology to be named the Mitchel and Shannon Wong Eye Institute at the University of Texas Dell Medical School (MSWEI).
MSWEI will be a world-renowned center where doctors learn and provide and patients receive the finest medical and surgical eye care possible, where research leads to the improvement and preservation of vision, and ophthalmologists of the future are trained to become leaders in ophthalmology.
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Medical School: Baylor College of Medicine
Graduation Year: 1993
Professional Webpage: www.austineye.com/doctors/shannon-wong-md/
Auston Monthly Magazine Ophthalmology Top Doctor, 2019
Overview and introduction to the Austin eye ophthalmology practice. Interviews with Dr. Mitchel Wong and Dr. Shannon Wong.
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1009 East 40th Street
Austin, TX 78759
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2700 Bee Cave Road
Austin, TX 78746
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