Dr H. Kwon Kang
MB BS, BSc (Med), FRANZCO medical & surgical retina
Dr Kang is an Australian ophthalmologist who specialises in the diseases of the retina. He performs laser and injection therapy for retinal conditions such as macular degeneration, diabetic retinopathy and retinal vein occlusion. He offers surgery for conditions including epiretinal membrane, macular hole, retinal detachment and vitreous haemorrhage, as well as for complex cataract and intraocular reconstructive repairs.
Dr Kang completed medical school at the University of Sydney, where he also attained a Bachelor of Science degree with the University Medal. He completed ophthalmology training at Prince of Wales Hospital and pursued a fellowship in vitreoretinal surgery and medical retina at Southampton University Hospital in UK, and worked as a consultant in 2006 and 2007 before returning to Sydney.
Dr Kang has been active in research into retinal vein occlusion, macular degeneration and macular hole, and published numerous papers in major international journals. He routinely performs surgery for retinal detachment, macular hole, epiretinal membrane and diabetic retinopathy. He has participated in rural ophthalmology as a visiting consultant at Broken Hill Base Hospital. He has been involved in a volunteer ophthalmology program in Myanmar (formerly Burma) since 2003. Dr Kang speaks Korean fluently.
Areas of Expertise
Eye injections and laser therapy for retinal conditions such as Macular degeneration, diabetic retinopathy and retinal vein occlusion
Ophthalmic surgery for
• Epiretinal membrane
• Macular hole
• Retinal detachment
• Diabetic retinopathy
• Severe trauma
• Dislocated lens
• Vitreous haemorrhage
• Cataract surgery
• Intraocular reconstructive surgery