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Hee-Jung S. Park, MD, MPH
Pediatric Ophthalmology
 
4.6 out of 5 stars
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Profile
Areas of Expertise
Pediatric ophthalmology, adult strabismus (misaligned eyes), strabismus surgery and cataract surgery.
Special Interests
Dr. Park provides comprehensive eye care to children and adults. Her areas of interest include strabismus (misalignment of eyes), amblyopia (lazy eye) and pediatric cataracts.
Personal Information
During her spare time Dr. Park enjoys medical volunteer work in places like Mother Theresa’s Missionaries of Charity in Ethiopia and Tibetan monasteries in Himalayan villages in India. She is seeing patients at Issaquah and Downtown offices of Virginia Mason.
Clinical Experience
Departments
Specialties
Pediatric Ophthalmology, Ophthalmology, Cataract Surgery, Strabismus
Board Certifications
American Board of Ophthalmology
Education and Professional Achievements
Education
Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Bronx, N.Y., 2004
Columbia University School of Public Health, New York, 1998
Internship
Internal Medicine, Long Island Jewish Medical Center, New Hyde Park, N.Y., 2005
Residency
Ophthalmology, University of Florida, Gainesville, 2008
Fellowships
Pediatric Ophthalmology and Adult Strabismus, Jules Stein Eye Institute, University of California-Los Angeles, 2009
Patient Ratings and Comments
Patient Ratings
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Would recommend provider
 
4.6 out of 5 stars
Provider's friendliness and courtesy
 
4.5 out of 5 stars
My confidence in provider
 
4.6 out of 5 stars
Provider spoke in clear language
 
4.6 out of 5 stars
Provider's effort to include me in decisions
 
4.6 out of 5 stars
Provider's explanation of condition or problem
 
4.5 out of 5 stars
Provider's concern for questions and worries
 
4.5 out of 5 stars
Time provider spent with me
 
4.5 out of 5 stars
Patient Comments
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March 2017
On a professional and on a personal level Dr. Park is absolutely among the very finest doctors we have encountered. Her professional and interpersonal skills are superb, and in the two years we have work with her on my eye issues, we have learned to trust her absolutely.
March 2017
I saw Dr. Park as a specialty referral from my regular eye doctor. At no point during the interaction with Dr. Park did I feel that she viewed me as a full human being; rather it felt like I was just a pair of eye balls. She even used my lap as a shelf for some of her equipment during the exam! I think using a table/tray would have been more respectful. During the majority of the visit, she had her back to me, typing away on the computer, with very little verbal interaction. I am seriously reconsidering future eye care with VM after this experience.
February 2017
I respect Dr. Park´s vast knowledge of my eye problems, which sad to say, seem to be increasing with age. She isn´t quick to suggest surgery for my main issue but is giving me time to see if I can heal the problem on my own. In the meantime, she is monitoring my progress and keeping me informed. I think that is great!
January 2017
Dr. Park was exceptionally thorough, very informative, and very kind and knowledgeable. I had gone to other eye doctors for discomfort and never got the attention to detail and solutions that she gave me. Excellent!
January 2017
I like Dr. Park very much. She explains everything so well and I feel very confident in her ability.
December 2016
Dr. Park is easy to talk with.
December 2016
I have recommended
December 2016
Full confidence in provider - easily spent an hour for exam.
October 2016
This was the best exam I had from the 3 optometrists that I consulted with I was very happy with this provider.
September 2016
pleased with provider interaction
August 2016
Dr. Park was VERY professional - took the time needed. This was my first visit - I would recommend Dr. Park.
August 2016
Dr. Park was absolutely amazing with my niece. Thorough, patient, kind & explanations. I was very impressed & pleased with the care she provided.
July 2016
good
July 2016
I could tell she was busy. I´ve had more time at previous visits, so I don´t mind.
July 2016
She saved my life last year, and I will be grateful to her every day for the rest of my life for her outstanding care. I don´t have words to describe how much she has meant to me and to my husband. Her examination last week was thorough, she was knowledgeable, informative, and genuinely caring throughout the visit, and I know with profound certainty that she is dedicated to providing me with the very best care. She is my hero.
July 2016
I have been evaluated for this problem before with little confidence in the MD I saw. Dr. Park was excellent and very thorough. Thank you.
June 2016
Dr. Park was patient w/my 9 mo. old while performing different eye tests on him. Dilating his eyes took longer than expected.
June 2016
Dr. Park was attentive caring as well as being knowledgeable.
June 2016
Dr Park is a wonderful, warm caring physician who is very specialized and knowledgeable. Trustworthy. Informs you of pros and cons
June 2016
Dr. Park stayed in from lunch to remove a foreign object from my son´s eye. She was amazing with him and inspired a lot of confidence. She was calm during what could have been a difficult procedure.
June 2016
I have complete trust in this provided.
May 2016
Very informative took time to explain things to me. She did a better job of informing me about my options for care in less than an house than my previous specialist in 5 years.
May 2016
Dr. Park is great ? she gets to business first and makes me feel my condition and issues are important & addresses them w/priority ? chit chat for later.
April 2016
Dr. Park was wonderful. I felt respected & she acknowledged all my concerns.
March 2016
Very professional, but oversimplified description of diagnosis.