Ryan K Wong, MD
Ryan K. Wong, M.D. is a vitreoretinal surgeon who was born and raised in Tucson, AZ. He completed his Bachelor of Arts in Biology with a Minor in Chemistry (finished Magna Cum Laude) at the University of Pennsylvania in Philadelphia, PA. He then received his medical degree from Weill Cornell Medical College/Cornell University in New York, NY. Subsequently, he completed his internship at the Hospital of St. Raphael and his ophthalmology residency at Yale-New Haven Hospital/Yale University, both in New Haven, CT. After residency, Dr. Wong completed a 2-year vitreoretinal fellowship at the Jules Stein Eye Institute/University of California, Los Angeles.
Dr. Wong is board certified by the American Board of Ophthalmology. He is a member of the American Society of Retina Specialists, American Academy of Ophthalmology, the Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology, and American Medical Association. As a native Tucsonan, Dr. Wong is excited to return and serve the community he grew up in.
Dr. Wong has extensive training and experience in the management of medical and surgical diseases of the retina and vitreous, including severe diabetic eye disease, trauma and proliferative vitreoretinopathy. He has also been active in academic medicine and research, having given numerous oral and poster presentations at national and international meetings. Additionally, he has written book chapters and several papers in peer-reviewed journals.
Retina Centers Northwest, East, and Southwest are fully equipped with state-of-the-art technology for diagnosis and outpatient treatment of retinal disorders. The highly trained staff strives for excellence in care, and participates in providing consultative, diagnostic, and treatment services within one office visit when needed, an important time saver for working and out-of-town patients. Treatment of retinal tears and detachments, as well as diabetic retinopathy and age-related macular degeneration, constitute a major part of the practice.
Retina Centers, P.C. provides patients with the highest standard of available health care through attention to quality management. Services offered include detailed patient education materials, a patient liaison staff member, skilled multilingual staff, flexible computer based scheduling, and handicap accessibility. Dr. Wong accepts Medicare Assignment, and is a participating provider for all area health plans, including AHCCCS and TRICARE.