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About Our Ophthalmologists (Eye MD’s) at Austin Eye

Shannon Wong, MD – Curriculum Vitae

WORK EXPERIENCE:

OPHTHALMOLOGIST / PRESIDENT – AUSTIN EYE

Austin, Texas. July 1997 – Present

EDUCATION:

TEMPLE UNIVERSITY SCHOOL OF MEDICINE AFFILIATED HOSPITALS

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Ophthalmology Residency Training Program, July 1994-1997

SANTA CLARA VALLEY MEDICAL CENTER (STANFORD UNIVERSITY SCHOOL OF MEDICINE AFFILIATED HOSPITAL)

San Jose, California. Transitional Internship, June 1993-1994

BAYLOR COLLEGE OF MEDICINE

Houston, Texas. M.D., August 1989 – May 1993

RICE UNIVERSITY

Houston, Texas. B.A. Biology, August 1985 – May 1989

ACADEMIC POSITIONS

Clinical Assistant Professor in Ophthalmology – University of Texas at Austin Dell Medical School 2017

HONORS AND ACTIVITIES:

University of Texas at Austin Chancellor’s Council Executive Committee 2017

Search Committee Member for Chairman – Mitchel and Shannon Wong Eye Institute at the University of Texas Dell Medical School 2017

Cofounder – Mitchel and Shannon Wong Eye Institute at the University of Texas Dell Medical School 2016

University of Texas Development Board, 2016-2019

Texas Monthly Magazine Ophthalmology “Super Doctor” 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016

Austin Monthly Magazine Ophthalmology “Top Doctor” 2013

Texas Medical Board Expert Ophthalmology Panelist 2011-2014

Intralase Pioneer Award 2003 (recognition for being early adopter of Intralase technology)

Summit-Autonomous Society Recognition (1000 LASIK cases in one year) 2000

Board Certification by The American Board of Ophthalmology – 1998, 2008

Chief of Ophthalmology – St. David’s Hospital – Austin, Texas 1999-2000

Chief Resident in Ophthalmology, Temple University School of Medicine, 1996-1997

Finisher – Dallas Whiterock Marathon 2007

Finisher – New York City Marathon 2006

Finisher – Austin Marathon, 2001-2002, 2004-2014 (13 times)

Finisher – Philadelphia Marathon, 1996

Finisher – Houston-Tenneco Marathon – 1989, 1991, 1992, 1993, 2009, 2010

John McGovern Outstanding Premedical Student at Rice University Scholarship, 1989

Harris County Medical Society Outstanding Premedical Student Scholarship, 1988

Rice University President’s Honor Roll, Three Years

Academic Fellow of Hanszen College, Rice University, 1989

Rice University Premedical Society, President, 1989

Rice University Honor Council, Vice-Chairman, 1988

Michael E. DeBakey Summer Surgery Student, 1987

PHILANTHROPY

October 2016. Cofounder – Mitchel and Shannon Wong Eye Institute at the University of Texas Dell Medical School

October 2016. University of Texas Development Board

August 2016. Founder’s Circle. Dell Medical School at the University of Texas at Austin

June 2014. Created the Betty and Shannon Wong Endowed Scholarship at Rice University

PROFESSIONAL ACTIVITIES

American Academy of Ophthalmology

Austin Ophthalmological Society

Texas Medical Association

American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery

Travis County Medical Society

Texas Ophthalmology Association

CERTIFICATION COURSES COMPLETED:

LADARVision excimer laser 7/2000

IntraLASIK Surgeon Certification 11/2002

LADARVision Custom Cornea Certification May 8, 2003

Intralase Femtosecond laser 11/2002

Staar Surgical Visan Implantable Contact Lens (ICL) 2/2004

Crystalens Certification Course December 2004

Restor Certification May 2005

Advanced Cardiac Life Support Certification 2005, 2008, 2010

iLASIK and Visx laser certification December 2009

Botox/Juvederm certification 2010

Intacs corneal rings certification 2011

Lensx femtosecond laser certification 2012

Glaukos iStent certification 2013

DMEK Certification 2015

AMO iDesign 2015

Corneal cross linking treatment for keratconus 2016

Lipiflow 2016

CLINICAL RESEARCH:

Ophthalmology Investigator for PPD Development (formerly PPD Pharmaco) 1998-2011

Ophthalmology Investigator for Healthquest Research 1998

NEWS FEATURES:

8/16: KXAN (NBC Austin) News: Preventing eye injury during the solar eclipse.

10/16: Austin American Statesman: Gift to Establish Eye Institute at UT’s Dell Medical School

9/04: FOX 7 News (KTBC Austin), Crystalens and the Implantable contact lens.

11/25/02: KXAN 36 (NBC Austin) News,IntraLASIK surgery

11/00: FOX 7 News (KTBC Austin), LASIK surgery with the LADARVision excimer laser.

9/00: News 8 Austin, LASIK surgery with the LADARVision excimer laser.

8/00: KVUE 24 (ABC Austin) News, LASIK surgery with the LADARVision excimer laser.

8/00: KXAN 36 (NBC Austin) News, LASIK surgery with the LADARVision excimer laser.

8/00: Austin American Statesman Technopolis Section News Feature: LASIK surgery with the LADARVision excimer laser.

HOSPITAL AFFILIATION:

Seton Northwest Hospital (Consulting) Austin, Texas

Austin Eye Laser and Surgicenter (Active) Austin, Texas

LECTURES AND PRESENTATIONS:

April 26, 2017: “My Symfony Experience.”
Presented to Johnson and Johnson Business meeting.  Austin, TX.

April 19, 2017: “Experience with the Symfony Lens Implant.”
Presented to the Central Texas Optometric Society.  Austin, Texas

January 4, 2017: “Giving back – Founding the Mitchel and Shannon Wong Eye Institute at the University of Texas Dell Medical School.”  Chinese Society of Austin.  Austin, TX.

August 26, 2015: Networking Healthcare Mixer Panelist.
Austin Asian Chamber of Commerce. Austin, Texas.

September 15, 2014: “Evaluation of the Eye.”
Presented to the University of Texas School of Nursing, Austin, Texas.

October 16, 2013: “Ophthalmology as a Career Choice.”
Presented to the St. Stephen’s Episcopal School Medical Society. Austin, Texas.

September 26, 2012: “Ophthalmology as a Career Choice.”
Presented to the University of Texas Asian Health Professions Organization, Austin, Texas.

September 24, 2012: “Evaluation of the Eye.”
Presented to the University of Texas School of Nursing, Austin, Texas.

August 19, 2012: “Common eye problems in aging adults.” Presented to the Austin Chinese Church. Austin, Texas.

February 8, 2012: “Ophthalmology as a Career Choice.”
Presented to the University of Texas Asian Health Professions Organization, Austin, Texas.

January 30, 2012: “Common eye problems in aging adults.” Presented to the University of Texas SAGE session on medical problems in older adults. Austin, Texas.

September 19, 2011: “Evaluation of the Eye.”
Presented to the University of Texas School of Nursing, Austin, Texas.

April 6, 2011: “Cataract surgery.”
Presented to AARP Cedar Park, Texas.

February 2, 2011: “Ophthalmology as a Career Choice.”
Presented to the University of Texas Asian Health Professions Organization, Austin, Texas.

September 20, 2010: “Evaluation of the Eye.”
Presented to the University of Texas School of Nursing, Austin, Texas.

February 25, 2010: “Advancements in Vision Correction Surgery.”
Presented to the Austin Community Eagle Society (US Military Retired Veterans). Austin, Texas.

December 7, 2009: “Advancements in Vision Correction surgery.”
Presented to the Rotary Club of Austin – Oak Hill, Austin, Texas.

October 14, 2009: “Ophthalmology as a Career Choice.”
Presented to the University of Texas Asian Health Professions Organization, Austin, Texas.

September 21, 2009: “Evaluation of the Eye.”
Presented to the University of Texas School of Nursing, Austin, Texas.

September 9, 2009: “Age-related eye conditions and state-of-the-art solutions to preserve and maintain vision as we age.”
Presented to the Northwest Neighbor’s Ladies Club, Austin, Texas.

September 22, 2008: “Evaluation of the Eye.”
Presented to the University of Texas School of Nursing, Austin, Texas.

December 17, 2007: “Common eye conditions in the aging population.”
Presented to the University of Texas Retired Faculty Staff Association. Austin, Texas.

October 23, 2007: “Ophthalmology as a Career Choice.”
Presented to the University of Texas at Austin Pre-Optometry Professional Society, Austin, Texas.

September 24, 2007: “Evaluation of the Eye.”
Presented to the University of Texas School of Nursing, Austin, Texas.

March 21, 2007: “Ophthalmology as a Career Choice.”
Presented to the University of Texas Asian Health Professions Organization, Austin, Texas.

November 16, 2005: “Ophthalmology as a Career Choice.”
Presented to the University of Texas Asian Health Professions Organization, Austin, Texas.

September 26, 2005: “Evaluation of the Eye.”
Presented to the University of Texas School of Nursing, Austin, Texas.

September 20, 2004: “Evaluation of the Eye.”
Presented to the University of Texas School of Nursing, Austin, Texas.

September 23, 2004: “Ophthalmology as a Career Choice.”
Presented to the University of Texas Asian Health Professions Organization, Austin, Texas.

May 4, 2004: “Surgical Vision Correction in 2004.”
Presented to the University of Texas at Austin 3rd Age Quest Group, Austin, Texas.

October 15, 2003: “The Painful Eye. Evaluation and Treatment.”
Presented to the University of Texas at Austin University Health Ctr Medicine Department, Austin, Texas.

September 24, 2003: “Ophthalmology as a Career Choice.”
Presented to the University of Texas Asian Health Professions Organization, Austin, Texas.

September 22, 2003: “Evaluation of the Eye.”
Presented to the University of Texas School of Nursing, Austin, Texas.

October 3, 2002: “Ophthalmology as a Career Choice.”
Presented to the University of Texas Asian Health Professions Organization, Austin, Texas.

September 23, 2002: “Evaluation of the Eye.”
Presented to the University of Texas School of Nursing, Austin, Texas.

September 21, 2001: “Evaluation of the Eye.”
Presented to the University of Texas School of Nursing, Austin, Texas.

February 7, 2001: “Evaluation and Management of the Red Eye.”
Presented to the University of Texas at Austin University Health Cntr Medicine Department, Austin, Texas

October 21, 2000: “LASIK surgery.”
City of Lakeway Health Fair Lecture, Austin, Texas.

March 7, 2000: “LASIK and Future Options for Vision Correction.”
Grand Rounds Presentation to St. David’s Hospital Medical Staff, Austin, Texas.

July 20, 1998: “Use of the Direct Ophthalmoscope for the Internal Medicine Physician.”
Presented to the Central Texas Medical Foundation Department of Internal Medicine, Austin, Texas.

December 2, 1998: “Eye Emergencies and Eye Trauma.”
Presented to the Central Texas Medical Foundation Department of Family Medicine, Austin, Texas.

April 29, 1998: “Evaluation and Management of the Red Eye.”
Presented to the University of Texas University Health Center Medicine Department, Austin, Texas.

February 25, 1998: “Ophthalmology as a Career Choice.”
Presented to the University of Texas Asian Health Professions Organization, Austin, Texas.

January 15, 1998: “Evaluation and Management of the Red Eye.”
Presented to the Central Texas Medical Foundation’s Internal Medicine Grand Rounds. Austin, Texas.

November 19, 1997: “Ocular Manifestations of Systemic Disease.”
Presented to the Central Texas Medical Foundation Department of Internal Medicine, Austin, Texas.

October 8, 1997: “Evaluation and Management of the Red Eye.”
Presented to the Central Texas Medical Foundation Department of Internal Medicine, Austin, Texas.

September 10, 1997: “Evaluation and Management of Diabetic Retinopathy.”
Presented to the Central Texas Medical Foundation Department of Internal Medicine, Austin, Texas.

June 17, 1997: “Rethinking Cataract Surgery at Temple University Hospital.”
Presented to the Temple University School of Medicine, Department of Ophthalmology, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

March 10, 1996: Founded and Directed Zion Baptist Church Eye and Vision Screening
A vision screening project for an African-American Church in North Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

January 5, 1996: “Eye Emergencies – Approach and Management.”
Presented to the Lankanau Hospital Department of Internal Medicine, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

December 15, 1995: “Ocular Manifestations of Systemic Disease.”
Presented to the Lankanau Hospital Department of Internal Medicine, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

June 20, 1995: “Corneal Transplantation – Principles and Practice.”
Presented to the Temple University School of Medicine, Department of Ophthalmology, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

December 22, 1994: “Diabetic Retinopathy – Screening and Treatment.”
Presented to the Lankanau Hospital Department of Internal Medicine, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

CONTINUING MEDICAL EDUCATION:

May 2017 American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery. LA, CA 11.5 hours
November 2016 TMLT Seminar: Better Communication, Better Medicine: Building effective relationships and managing conflict 2.5 hours
1 hour ethics
October 2016 American Academy of Ophthalmology, Chicago, IL 10 hours
August 2016 ASCRS Combined Ophthalmic Symposium, Austin, TX 12 hours
April 2016 American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery. NO, LA 10 hours
November 2015 American Academy of Ophthalmology, Las Vegas, NV 15 hours
August 2015 American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery, Austin, TX 11.5 hours
April 2015 American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery, San Diego, CA 16 hours
February 2015 DMEK training course. Price Vision Group. Indianapolis, IN
October 2014 American Academy of Ophthalmology, Chicago, IL 15 hours
August 2014 American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery Combined Symposium – San Antonio, TX 11.5 hours
April 2014 American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery, Boston 16 hours
November 2013 American Academy of Ophthalmology, New Orleans, LA. 12 hours
November 2013 TMLT seminar: Did you miss the HIPAA Omnibus?, Austin, Tx. 2.5 hours
August 2013 Advances and Controversies in Anterior Segment Surgery, San Antonio, TX. 8 hours
April 2013 American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery, San Francisco 16 hours
November 2012 American Academy of Ophthalmology, Chicago, IL 28 hours
August 2012 Advances and Controversies in Anterior Segment Surgery, San Antonio, TX 8 hours
April 2012 American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery, Chicago, IL 16 hours
February 2012 Texas medical board expert panelist tutorial 1 hour (ethics)
October 2011 TMLT Practice Based CME 1 hour (ethics)
October 2011 American Academy of Ophthalmology, Orlando, FL 16 hours
October 2011 Beyond the White Coat: Physicians and their loved ones. TMA 1.5 hours (ethics)
October 2011 Texas medical assn. “What you don’t know can hurt you.” 4 hours
August 2011 Advances and Controversies in Anterior Segment Surgery, San Antonio, TX 8 hours
April 2011 The future of laser-assisted cataract surgery. ASCRS eyeworld 1.5 hours
April 2011 Texas medical board expert panelist tutorial 1 hour (ethics)
March 2011 American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery, San Diego, CA 16 hours
October 2010 American Academy of Ophthalmology, Chicago, IL 18 hours
September 2010 Physician-Patient relationships: challenges, trends and emerging tech 3 hours
August 2010 Advances and Controversies in Anterior Segment Surgery, San Antonio, TX 8 hours
April 2010 American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery – Boston, MA 16 hours
March 2010 Emerging trends in NSAIDS, Alcon, Austin, TX 1 hour
March 2010 American Heart Association ACLS recertificaion, Austin, TX 4 hours
October 2009 American Academy of Ophthalmology, San Francisco, CA 8 hours
September 2009 Managing Risks in Medical Practice: Legal update. Austin, TX 3 hours
August 2009 Advances and Controversies in Anterior Segment Surgery, San Antonio, TX 8 hours
April 2009 American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery – San Diego, CA 15 hours
March 2009 Glaucoma therapy. Austin, TX 1 hour
August 2008 Advances and Controversies in Anterior Segment Surgery, San Antonio, TX 8 hours
April 2008 American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery – Chicago 7 hours
February 2001 NSAID Therapy from a retinal perspective. Austin, TX 1 hour
March 2008 American Heart Association Advanced Cardiac Life Support 12 hours
November 2007 American Academy of Ophthalmology, New Orleans, LA 8 hours
August 2007 Advances and Controversies in Anterior Segment Surgery, San Antonio, TX 9 hours
May 2007 American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery – San Diego, CA 20 hours
April 14, 2007 SOURCE meeting – Gaylord Texan Resort, Grapevine, Texas 5 hours
March 8, 2007 The Verdict is In – TMLT/TMA seminar – Austin, Texas 3 hours (ethics)
November 2006 American Academy of Ophthalmology – Las Vegas 27 hours
July 2006 Source Symposium on Cataract and Refractive Surgery – Dallas 1.5 hours
March 2006 American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery-San Francisco 16 hours
January 2006 NSAID Therapy Update 1 hour
November 2005 TMLT “You’ve been sued: successfully navigating the litigation process” 3 hours
November 2005 TMLT “You’ve been sued: successfully navigating the litigation process” 1 hour (ethics)
October 2005 American Heart Association Advanced Cardiac Life Support 8 hours
October 2005 American Academy of Ophthalmology – Chicago, IL 12 hours
May 2005 Apodized Refractive Intraocular Lens Symposium – Ft. Worth, TX 4 hours
April 2005 American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery-Washington, DC 18.5 hours
March 2005 Glaucoma 2005. Dulaney Foundation. Austin, TX 1 hour
January 2005 VEGF and its role in AMD: Implications for therapeutics 1 hour
October 2004 Medical Errors, Mandatory Disclosure and You 3 hours
October 2004 Medical Errors, Mandatory Disclosure and You 1 hour (ethics)
October 2004 Phaco and Refractive Pearls from Around the World, New Orleans 3 hours
August 2004 Advances in Anterior Segment Surgery Ophthalmic Symposium, San Antonio, TX 12.5 hours
April 2004 American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery – San Diego 6 hours
February 2004 Eyeonics Crystalens Certification Course 8 hours
January 2004 Staar Surgical Visian ICL Certification Course 8 hours
November 2003 American Academy of Ophthalmology Refractive Surgery Symposia 16 hours
April 2003 American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery – San Francisco 8 hours
April 2002 American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery – Philadelphia 5 hours
November 2001 International Society of Refractive Surgery 16 hours
July 2001 Educatonal Initiatives in AMD and Retinal Diseases – Austin, TX 1 hour
May 2001 American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery – San Diego 8 hours
February 2001 Surgical Reversal of Presbyopia – Contemporary Society of Ophthal 12 hours
September 2000 Ophthalmology Symposium – San Antonio 3 hours
May 2000 American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery – Boston 6 hours
March 2000 St. David’s Hospital Grand Rounds: LASIK 1 hour
November 1999 Austin Ophthalmological Society Monthly Meeting 1 hour
October 1999 American Academy of Ophthalmology Meeting
1. Presbycorp’s Surgical Reversal of Presbyopia … 16 hours
2. Surgical Management of Hyperopia. Course 379 … 1 hour