Meet Dr. Yoon
Dr. W. Steve Yoon, M.D.
is a board certified ophthalmologist (medical doctor specializing in the medical and surgical treatment of eye disease). He specializes in laser cataract surgery, LASIK, PRK, and corneal surgery. He also treats glaucoma, diabetic eye disease as well as infections and inflammatory diseases of the eye. Dr. Yoon is a skilled and experienced surgeon who has performed thousands of successful eye surgeries. Many patients are seen on a referral basis from other physicians and eye care professionals.
Dr. Yoon grew up in Eastman, Georgia. He completed his undergraduate degree in mechanical engineering at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) in Cambridge, MA. He received his medical degree from New York Medical College, one of the oldest private medical schools in the U.S., where he was chosen as a New York Medical College Trustee Scholar awarded to the top 15%. He completed his ophthalmology residency at St. Vincent's Hospital in New York City where he served as Chief Resident. He also served as a fellow in Cornea and Refractive Surgery at the Lions Eye Institute in Albany, NY, a specialty referral eye center.
Dr. Yoon has researched and published the effects of various medications on corneal sensation; lectured at professional meetings and has also designed diagnostic machinery used in medical and engineering research. With his background in engineering, he has a unique, in depth knowledge of lasers and technology used in ophthalmology. Beyond providing you with excellent medical care, he strives to care for you as a person. Your well-being is always the first priority.