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Dorothy P. Khong, MD

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Dr. Khong is a board-certified ophthalmologist since 2007. She obtained her MD from UCLA and completed her residency at Jules Stein Eye Institute at UCLA.  She maintains an interest in resident education, having taught Stanford residents cataract surgery and having been honored with the Resident Teaching Award as Assistant Professor at Flaum Eye Institute. She enjoys volunteering her surgical skills, having traveled to India and Vietnam to perform cataract surgery. She is a member of the American Academy of Ophthalmology.

Complete Curriculum Vitae

Medical Licensure:
California December 2003-present
New York May 2006-October 2009


Attending Ophthalmologist, Palo Alto Veteran’s Administration, 2009-2014


Assistant Professor, University of Rochester Eye Institute, Strong Memorial Hospital, 2006-2009


Director, Ophthalmology Consult Services, Strong Memorial Hospital, 2006- 2009


Attending Ophthalmologist, Canandaigua Veteran’s Administration, 2006-2009


Ophthalmology, Jules Stein Eye Institute at UCLA, 2003-2006


Internal Medicine Preliminary Program, West Los Angeles Veteran’s Administration, 2002-2003
Medical Education


UCLA School of Medicine, 1998-2002
Degree: MD, May 2002


Graduate/Undergraduate Education
University of California, Riverside, 1995-1999
Major: Biomedical Sciences, Magna Cum Laude
Degree: BS, 1999


Board Certification:
Diplomate, American Board of Ophthalmology (2007-current)


Professional Societies:
Member, American Academy of Ophthalmology


Member, American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgeons



Resident Teaching Award, University of Rochester Department of Ophthalmology, 2009




"The Aging Eye", October 16, 2007, Adult education program, University of Rochester


"Refraction Pearls", May 18, 2007, 52nd Annual Rochester Ophthalmology Conference


1. Khong D, Mega M, Felix J, O’Conner S, Cummings J, Thompson P, Toga A. Longitudinal study of hippocampal volumetric changes in Alzheimer Disease, Investigative Journal of Medicine, supplement; 2000


2. Khong D, Oster-Granite ML. Fronto-Parietal Cortex of APP-C100 Transgenic Mice Exhibit Altered Cell Morphology and Calbindin-D28K Immunoreactivity, The Faseb Journal, vol. 13(4): A679; 1999


3. Liu N, Khong D, Chung SK, Hwang D. In Vitro Susceptibility of Ocular Bacterial and Fungal Pathogens to Polyhexamethylene Biguanide, Investigative Ophthalmology & Visual Science, vol. 37(3): S876; 1996


International Ophthalmology Missions:
Manual Small Incision Cataract Surgery Training, LV Prasad Eye Institute, Hyderabad, India, August 2006
Affiliate, SEE International, performing cataract surgery in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam, April 2010
Languages spoken: English, Vietnamese, Medical Spanish 

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