Sungjun J. Hwang, M.D.


Sungjun J. Hwang, M.D.


  • Refractive

  • Cataract Surgery



  • Graduated from Phillips Academy, Andover, MA in 1983.

  • Received his BA in Engineering in 1987 from Dartmouth College.

  • Worked as a computer Analyst/Programmer from 1987 to 1990.

  • Received his M.D. in 1994 from the Brown-Dartmouth Program in Medicine.

  • Completed an internship in the Primary Care Program in Internal Medicine at Strong Memorial Hospital (1994-1995).

  • Completed Residency in Ophthalmology (1995-1998) through the University of Rochester Residency program at Strong Memorial Hospital. Administrative Chief Resident of Ophthalmology 1997-1998.

  • Clinical Assistant Professor of Ophthalmology at the University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry.

  • Currently an active member of the American Academy of Ophthalmology, New York State Ophthalmological Society and Monroe County Medical Society.

  • Trained with Stephen Slade, M.D., first surgeon to perform LASIK surgery on the excimer laser in the United States.

  • First surgeon in the Tri-County area to perform LASIK Laser Vision Correction.



Dr. Hwang’s parents emigrated to the U.S. from South Korea when he was one year old. His father, a general surgeon, has practiced in Missouri for over 30 years. He has a younger brother and sister, both attorneys. His wife, Anne-Marie, has retired from her Internal Medicine practice. They have 3 children. Dr. Hwang’s other interests include golf, tennis, squash and computer technology.