David Hwang, MD



Cornea, Ocular Infectious Disease and Surgical Techniques

A native of Illinois, USA, David G. Hwang, MD, FACS, joined the full-time faculty at the University of California, San Francisco, where he is currently Professor and Vice Chair and holds the Pearl T. Kimura and Samuel J. Kimura MD Endowed Chair in Ophthalmology. He serves as Director of the Cornea Service, Director of the Refractive Surgery Service, and Associate of the Francis I. Proctor Foundation for Research in Ophthalmology at UCSF. Clinical research interests: development of new surgical techniques in corneal, refractive, and cataract surgery; clinical trials in cornea and ocular infectious disease. Scientific research interests: cellular transplantation and gene therapy for corneal endothelial disease; ocular infectious disease, including epidemiology and mechanisms of antimicrobial resistance in ophthalmology


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Research Areas:

Cornea, Gene Therapy, Infectious Diseases
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