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Andrew J. Rong, M.D., Joins Faculty

ANDREW J. RONG, M.D., an assistant professor of ophthalmology, is a specialist in oculoplastic, reconstructive, and cosmetic surgery. He is focused on caring for patients with a variety of eyelid and orbital disorders by utilizing modern medical and surgical therapies. Rong graduated summa cum laude from the University of California, Los Angeles, with a degree in microbiology, immunology, and molecular genetics. He received his medical degree at the University of California, Davis, where he graduated with Alpha Omega Alpha honors. He subsequently completed his residency in ophthalmology at Bascom Palmer, followed by a fellowship in ophthalmic plastic and reconstructive surgery. His clinical practice focuses on improving outcomes for patients with functional eyelid and orbital diseases as well as providing surgical options for cosmetic facial rejuvenation. His research interests include advancing the field of therapeutics for a variety of disorders ranging from thyroid eye disease to ocular adnexal sebaceous carcinoma. He has developed new reconstruction techniques in orbital oncology and explored the vascular relationship between orbital diseases and the ocular perfusion. He is available for consultation on oculoplastic surgery including aesthetic and cosmetic eyelid and facial surgery, blepharoplasty, ocular oncology, pediatric oculoplastics, and thyroid eye disease.