Dr. Cecilia Dong is a board-certified ophthalmologist who specializes in glaucoma, cataract surgery, and various diseases of the eye.
Originally from Beijing, China, Dr. Dong completed her secondary education in Missouri and Southern California.
She obtained her undergraduate degree in Neuroscience at UCLA and received her medical degree from SUNY Downstate College of Medicine in Brooklyn, where she was the first recipient of the Research to Prevent Blindness Medical Student Fellowship at the institution.
After medical school, she completed her internship in Internal Medicine at New York-Presbyterian Queens, followed by her Ophthalmology residency at NYMC-Jamaica Hospital Medical Center, where she served as Chief Resident during her last year of training. After residency, she spent an additional year sub-specializing in Glaucoma at Acuity Eye Group in California.
Dr. Dong has authored several peer-reviewed papers in basic science and clinical ophthalmology and has presented her research at several national and international conferences.
Dr. Dong takes her time getting to know all her patients and aims to provide the highest quality of care for each person she treats.
Education & Training
University of California, Los Angeles, Bachelor of Science
State University of New York, Downstate College of Medicine, Doctor of Medicine
NewYork-Presbyterian Queens, Internal Medicine Internship
NYMC-Jamaica Hospital Medical Center, Ophthalmology Residency
Acuity Eye Group, Glaucoma Fellowship