Our Providers

Quan V. (Donny) Hoang, MD, PhD
  • Assistant Professor of Ophthalmology at CUMC
Quan V. (Donny) Hoang, <span>MD, PhD</span>

Quan V. Donny Hoang, M.D., Ph.D. is a nationally recognized physician and researcher specializing in the treatment of retinal disorders.

Dr. Hoang went to Northwestern University where he received a triple major with honors in Chemistry, Biology and Integrated Science. He then received his joint M.D. and Ph.D. in Neuroscience from the University of Illinois at Chicago where he was awarded the 2005 Grass Fellowship at the Marine Biological Laboratory and the 2006 Top Thesis award in the Life Sciences before completing his residency at the University of Illinois Eye and Ear Infirmary under Drs. William Mieler and Dmitri Azar. Dr. Hoang completed in fellowship in vitreo-retinal surgery at Columbia University Medical Center and the Vitreous, Retina, Macula Consultants of New York (VRMNY) under the joint direction of Dr. Stanley Chang and Dr. Lawrence Yannuzzi.

Dr. Hoang is a well-published physician scientist with over 40 peer-reviewed articles and over 70 abstracts. His current research projects focus on pathologic myopia, specifically clinical studies employing multimodal imaging to better assess myopic staphyloma progression as well as pre-clinical studies utilizing scleral collagen crosslinking as a novel therapeutic intervention.

Board Certifications

  • Ophthalmology

Areas of Expertise

  • Retinal Disorders
  • Myopia
  • Retina and Vitreous Surgery
  • Macular Disorder
  • Vitreoretinal Disorder

    Education & Training

  • University of Illinois College of Medicine
  • Internship: Northwestern University Hospital
  • Residency: Eye and Ear Infirmary-University of IL
  • Fellowship: Columbia University / Vitreous Retina Macula Consultants of NY


  • Edward S. Harkness Eye Institute

    635 West 165th Street
    Floor: 1
    New York, NY 10032
    For new and current patient appointments, call:
    (212) 305-9535
    (212) 342-5293

Insurance Programs

Please contact the provider's office directly to verify that your particular insurance is accepted.

  • Aetna [EPO, HMO, Medicare Managed Care, NY Signature, POS, PPO, Signature Administrators, Student Health]
  • Cigna [EPO, Great West, HMO, POS, PPO]
  • Emblem/GHI [HMO, Medicare Managed Care, PPO]
  • Emblem/HIP [ConnectiCare, EPO, Essential Plan, HMO, Medicaid Managed Care, Medicare Managed Care, POS, PPO, Select Care (Exchange), Vytra]
  • Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield [Blue Priority, EPO, HMO, Medicare (Mediblue), NYP Employee Plan, Pathway (Exchange), POS, PPO]
  • Local 1199 [Local 1199]
  • MagnaCare [MagnaCare]
  • Medicare [Traditional Medicare (NY)]
  • Multiplan [Multiplan]
  • Oxford Health Plans [Freedom, Liberty, Medicare Managed Care]
  • UnitedHealthcare [Columbia University Employee Plan, Compass (Exchange), EPO, HMO, Medicare Managed Care, POS, PPO]

This provider accepts new patients

Appointment Phone Number: (212) 305-9535

Honors & Awards

2014-2019 NIH/NEI, K08 Mentored Clinical Scientist Research Career Development Award
2014-2016 NIH/NEI, R21 Grant, co-investigator
2014-2018 Research to Prevent Blindness Career Development Award
2014-2017 Joseph Connors Private Grant
2013-2016 NIH Clinical LRP Awardee
2013-2016 Louis V. Gerstner Jr. Scholar Career Development Award
2013-2015 K12 Clinical Translational Sciences K12 Mentored Career Development Award
2013-2015 AR Peacock Trust Private Foundation Grant
2013-2015 JR Peacock Trust Private Foundation Grant
2010 Illinois Eye and Ear Infirmary Top Resident Research Award
2009 Top Resident Research Award- Chicago Ophthalmological Society Beem-Fisher Award
2009 Illinois Society for the Prevention of Blindness Research Grant
2006 Outstanding Thesis Award in the Life Sciences, UIC Graduate College
2005 Grass Fellowship in the Neurosciences, Marine Biological Laboratory
2004 National Eye Institute fellowship program: Fundamental Issues in Vision Research
2004 Top Speaker, UTMB National Student Research Forum, Anatomy/Neuroscience
2003 Ruth L. Kirschstein National Research Service Award
2003 Society for Neuroscience/ Eli Lily Graduate Student Award
1996 Northwestern University Undergraduate Research Grant
1996 Shemin Undergraduate Research Fellowship
1993 National Academy of Science, Space & Technology Scholarship