D.B.S. Kowloon, Hong Kong
University of California, Berkeley. A.B. with Distinction in General Scholarship,
Honors Program completed in Biochemistry; with
Double Major in Zoology
St.Louis University, School of Medicine; inducted into National Medical Honor Society of Alpha Omega Alpha,
Member, AOA Academic Forum,
Wendell H. Griffith Award for Outstanding Achievement and
Research in Biochemistry, St.Louis University School of Medicine.
Internal Medicine (LAC-USC Medical Center)
Residency in Ophthalmology:
UCLA-Jules Stein Eye Institute and Harbor-UCLA Medical Center Combined Program.
Postgraduate Physician in Ophthalmology;
Chief Resident in Ophthalmology, Harbor-UCLA Medical Center.
Fellowship in Oculoplastic Surgery:
Ophthalmic Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery
Emory University under Dr.Clinton D. McCord, Jr. M.D.
Membership in Honor Societies
University of California, Berkeley, Honor Society.
Alpha Omega Alpha National Medical Honor Society.
Registration and Membership in Professional Societies
Diplomate, National Board of Medical Examiners(USA).
Diplomate, Board Certification of American Board of Ophthalmology.
Fellow, American Society of Ophthalmic Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery; Member of Education Committee, 1989-95.
Fellow, American Academy of Ophthalmology
Fellow, American College of Surgeons.
Reviewer for Journals
Journal of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery
Aesthetic Surgery Journal
Ophthalmology (Official Journal of American Academy of Ophthalmology).
Journal of Ophthalmic Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery
JAAPOS: Journal of American Association of Pediatric Ophthalmology & Strabismus.
University Faculty/Academic Appointments
Clinical Professor of Ophthalmology, U.C.L.A. Department of Ophthalmology
Senior Attending Surgeon, Eye Plastic Surgery Service, Harbor-UCLA Medical Center
Associate Clinical Professor of Surgery(VOL), Department of Plastic Surgery, University of California College of Medicine, Irvine, CA
Awards, Invited Speaker and Professorships
American Academy of Ophthalmology Achievement Award
UCLA, Jules Stein Eye Institute: Senior Teaching Award
Featured Speaker for the “First International Symposium on Aesthetic Surgery for Asians”, Yonsei University Medical School, sponsored by the the Korean Aesthetic Surgery Society and the Korean Ophthalmic Plastic Surgery Society; April 2003, Seoul, Korea.
Lectures: “Asian Blepharoplasty: Trapezoidal Debulking of Pre-aponeurotic Platform”, and “Reoperative Surgery for Asian Blepharoplasty Patients”.
Visiting Professorship in Eye Plastic Surgery, Hong Kong
Tung Wah East Hospitals Group, Hong Kong February 2005. Lectures included “Asian Eyelid Surgery: My View”, presented to the Joint membership of the Hong Kong College of Ophthalmology, Hong Kong Society of Plastic Surgery, Hong Kong Board of Plastic Surgery 2005.
Visiting Professor(Monash University) and Featured Speaker, 16th Advanced Aesthetic Plastic Surgery Workshop, Melbourne, Australia, February 2012.
Instruction Courses given Nationally
“Asian Blepharoplasty—State of the Art”--at the Annual Meetings of the American Academy of Ophthalmology: 2004,2006, 2008, 2009
Asian Blepharoplasty: Finesee and Pitfalls (a video-supplemented course, at the American Academy of Ophthalmology Annual Meetings: 2012, 2014
The American Academy of Ophthalmology is the main professional society to which Board-Certified Ophthalmologists in U.S. belongs to, and holds Annual Meetings within the U.S.
Examiner, Oral Examination for Fellowship Program, American Society of Ophthalmic Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery--1989, 90, 91, 92.
Head Examiner-in-Charge, Oral Examination for Fellowship Program, American Society of Ophthalmic Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery--1993, 1994.