Dr. Pauline H. Hong , MD

Ophthalmology

(775) 329-0286

Sierra Eye Associates
950 Ryland St
Reno, NV 89502

Overview

Pauline Hong, M.D. is a board certified ophthalmologist specializing in pediatric eye conditions as well as adult cases of double vision and strabismus (eye misalignment). Dr. Hong was born in Chicago and received her bachelor's degree from Carleton College in Northfield, Minnesota. She developed a particular interest in eye conditions as a medical student, receiving ophthalmology honors and the Stronberg Award in ophthalmology upon graduation from Northwestern University Medical School in Chicago. She completed an internship in internal medicine at the University of Chicago Hospital before residency training in ophthalmology at The Eye Institute in Wisconsin. Dr. Hong then completed a fellowship specifically for pediatric ophthalmology and adult strabismus at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles. Dr. Hong contributed to clinical research and resident teaching, and co-authored multiple publications including the description of a new retinal disease published in the journal Archives of Ophthalmology in 1996. Dr. Hong joined Sierra Eye Associates in 2002. Soon after her arrival in Reno, she advocated and gave lectures to medical staff regarding a new oxygen protocol proven to help prevent severe retinopathy in premature infants. Since implementation of this more strict oxygen protocol, both St. Mary's Regional Medical Center and Renown Regional Medical Center have had a significant reduction in the rate of blindness in children from premature birth. Dr. Hong co-wrote the chapter on strabismus surgery in Pediatric Ophthalmology and Strabismus, a nationally recognized textbook widely used by pediatric ophthalmologists. This chapter also appears in Handbook of Pediatric Strabismus and Amblyopia, a book written for general ophthalmologists.

Gender: N/A

Years in Practice: 23 Years

Languages Spoken: Spanish and English

Education & Training

Medical School: Northwestern University The Feinberg School Of Medicine

Graduation Date: in 1997

Specialties & Hospital Affiliations

Hospital Affiliations:

  • Northern Nevada Medical Center
  • Renown Regional Medical Center
  • Saint Mary's Reno Regional Medical Center

Specialties: Ophthalmology

Health Insurance and Affiliations

  • Aetna Choice POS II
  • Aetna Signature Administrators PPO
  • Anthem HMO Nevada
  • Anthem NV Choice PPO
  • Anthem PPO
  • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • CIGNA HMO
  • CIGNA Open Access Plus
  • CIGNA PPO
  • First Health PPO
  • Health Plan of NV HMO My HPN MIPLAN BIEN Northern NV Plan HMO
  • Health Plan of NV HMO Northern NV
  • Health Plan of NV HMO Rural NV
  • Hometown Health Commercial PPO
  • Hometown Health Premier HMO
  • Multiplan PPO
  • PHCS PPO
  • Prominence N Nevada - Preferred Healthcare PPO Employer
  • Prominence N NV - HealthFirst HMO/POS Network Employer
  • Prominence N NV - Premier HMO Employer
  • Sierra Health Northern Nevada PPO
  • UHC Choice Plus POS
  • UHC Navigate HMO
  • UHC Navigate POS
  • UHC Options PPO

Dr. Hong's Office Information

Fax: (775) 532-9424
Website: sierraeyeassociates.com
Accepting New Patients: Yes
Medicare Accepted: Yes
Medicaid Accepted: Yes

Office Hours:

Mon8:00 AM-5:00 PM
Tue8:00 AM-5:00 PM
Wed8:00 AM-5:00 PM
Thu8:00 AM-5:00 PM
Fri8:00 AM-12:00 PM
Sat-
Sun-

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