Catherine J Hwang

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Catherine J. Hwang, MD

Assil Eye Institute is excited to announce the additional of Dr. Catherine J. Hwang to our Medical Staff. With her extensive training, Dr. Hwang provides a full spectrum of cosmetic facial surgery, simple and complex eyelid surgeries, reconstruction surgery, and Botox treatment programs. Dr. Hwang was born in New York and raised in Atlanta, Georgia. She graduated from Emory University with a BS degree in Biology. She obtained her M.D. degree at the University of Pennsylvania. She stayed at the University of Pennsylvania, Scheie Eye Institute, for her ophthalmology residency. Dr. Hwang then moved to Los Angeles and completed an advanced oculofacial & orbital surgery fellowship at the Jules Stein Eye Institute, UCLA Medical Center. After this two year fellowship, she completed an additional year of fellowship in cosmetic facial surgery and rhinoplasty in Santa Monica, CA. She has also traveled internationally studying in Europe and Asia on botulinum toxin, fillers, and asian eyelid surgery.
Dr. Hwang travels extensively lecturing nationally and internationally. Dr. Hwang is avolunteer member of the CRISP (Children'sRehabiliation Institute and Surgical Program) Foundation Surgical Team and travels to help children with facial deformities that would otherwise not receive care. She donates her time and surgical skills biannually to help those less fortunate. In future issues, Dr. Hwang and her staff will be sharing with us case studies examples of the incredible work she provides our patients and the world community.

Catherine Hwang, M.D. the Oculo-Plastic Surgeon at the Assil Eye Institute, explains she has not only extensive training in plastic surgery, but also a two year fellowship in ophthalmology. Dr. Hwang says her advanced training gives her expertise in the entire face, allowing for proper aesthetics and excellent medical/surgical care.
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Primary Specialty
Oculoplastics
Title
Ophthalmologist (MD)
jimmy thorne
217 out of 502 people found this review helpful
Summary: excellent service
October 4th, 2013
Dr. Hwang is always patient and kind when dealing with patients. She always makes you feel as comfortable as possible when coming in. This company just seems to hire good employees! Thanks guys.
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