Paul Clark Kang
Research & Publications
Paul C. Kang, MD joins the Yale Department of Ophthalmology and Visual Science after 17 years as a prominent ophthalmologist in the Washington DC area. He is nationally regarded as a leading cataract and refractive surgeon and has worked closely with industry experts on the development, delivery, and integration of advanced technology to improve the visual outcomes for his patients.
He is a past president of the Washington DC Metropolitan Ophthalmological Society. He is also a founder and past President of the Vanguard Ophthalmology Society. The American Academy of Ophthalmology awarded him the State Affairs Star Award and chose him to participate in their prestigious Leadership Development Program. He has been recognized as Top Doctor by Washingtonian Magazine and Super Doctors by the Washington Post. He was a team ophthalmologist for multiple Washington DC sports teams, including the Washington Capitals, Washington Wizards, and DC United.
Dr. Kang’s motivation to become an eye doctor was sparked by growing up with a blind father. As a result, he has a strong interest in international medicine and is on the board of Health in Sight Mission of Roatan. He regularly leads mission teams to provide ophthalmic care to the indigent residents in Roatan and is currently working to help create a sustainable eye care facility run by local Honduran doctors.
Dr. Kang graduated from Harvard University cum laude and received his medical degree at Indiana University. He completed his ophthalmology residency at the Duke University Eye Center, and completed a prestigious fellowship in cornea, external disease, and refractive surgery at the John Moran Eye Center at the University of Utah.
Education & Training
- MDIndiana University School of Medicine
- ABHarvard University
- ResidencyDuke Univerisity Eye Center
- Fellowship in Cornea and Refractive SurgeryMoran Eye Center, University of Utah
Honors & Recognition
|Achievement Award||American Academy of Ophthalmology||2016|
|Achievement Award||American Academy of Ophthalmology||2015|
|Special Recognition Award||American Academy of Ophthalmology||2013|
|Leadership Development Program||American Academy of Ophthalmology||2011|
|State Affairs Star Award||American Academy of Ophthalmology||2004|
|Cataract and Refractive Surgery Today||Editorial Board Member||2015 - 2019|
|Journal of Cataract and Refractive Surgery||Reviewer||2005 - 2015|
|Cornea||Reviewer||2005 - 2010|