Dr. De-Kuang Hwang, MD, PhD - National Yang-Ming University School of Medicine - Assist Professor

Dr. De-Kuang Hwang

MD, PhD

National Yang-Ming University School of Medicine

Assist Professor

Taipei, Taiwan | Taiwan

Main Specialties: Ophthalmology

Additional Specialties: Uveitis & Retina, Ophthalmology

Dr. De-Kuang Hwang, MD, PhD - National Yang-Ming University School of Medicine - Assist Professor

Dr. De-Kuang Hwang

MD, PhD

Introduction

Dr. Hwang was born in Taipei, Taiwan. He graduated from Taiwan National Defense Medical Center and finished his resident training and fellowship in Taipei Veterans General Hospital. After that, he has served as a full-time ophthalmologist in Kinmen, Hsin-Chu, Taoyuan and Taichung. He has been an associate director of the Patient Care Team in the Center for Quality Management of Taichung Veterans General Hospital. He is currently an uveitis and retinal specialist in Taipei Veterans General Hospital. He is also an assistant professor in Ophthalmology of National Yang-Ming University in Taiwan.
Prof. Hwang is a doctor of philosophy in Public Health and Epidemiology. He has participated in several public health activities regarding tuberculosis, high myopia and international medical care in Taiwan. Prof. Hwang has many publications in famous ophthalmology journals and has been invited to speech in various national and international congresses. He has also served as a scientific reviewer of several ophthalmologic journals including Retina and Eye.
Dr. Hwang’s research topics mainly focus on uveitis, medical retina, ophthalmic epidemiology, retinal stem cells and public health.

Primary Affiliation: National Yang-Ming University School of Medicine - Taipei, Taiwan , Taiwan

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44PubMed Central Citations

Acute renal failure after intravitreal antivascular endothelial growth factor therapy.

J Formos Med Assoc 2017 06 2;116(6):490-492. Epub 2016 Nov 2.

Department of Ophthalmology, Taichung Veterans General Hospital, Taichung, Taiwan; Department of Ophthalmology, Taipei Veterans General Hospital, Taipei, Taiwan; Department of Ophthalmology, School of Medicine, National Yang-Ming University, Taipei, Taiwan. Electronic address:

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jfma.2016.09.010DOI Listing
June 2017
1.700 Impact Factor

RELATIONSHIP BETWEEN UVEITIS, DIFFERENT TYPES OF VIRAL HEPATITIS, AND LIVER CIRRHOSIS: A 12-Year Nationwide Population-Based Cohort Study.

Retina 2016 Dec;36(12):2391-2398

*Graduate Institute of Clinical Medical Science, College of Medicine, China Medical University, Taichung, Taiwan;†Department of Ophthalmology, China Medical University Hospital, Taichung, Taiwan;‡School of Medicine, College of Medicine, China Medical University, Taichung, Taiwan;§An-Shin Dialysis Center, NephroCare Ltd, Fresenius Medical Care, Taichung, Taiwan;¶Department of Ophthalmology, Taichung Veterans General Hospital, Taichung, Taiwan;**Management Office for Health Data, China Medical University Hospital, Taichung, Taiwan;††College of Medicine, China Medical University, Taichung, Taiwan; and‡‡School of Chinese Medicine, College of Chinese Medicine, China Medical University, Taichung, Taiwan.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1097/IAE.0000000000001103DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5181127PMC
December 2016
12 Reads
3.243 Impact Factor

Detection of aqueous VEGF concentrations before and after intravitreal injection of anti-VEGF antibody using low-volume sampling paper-based ELISA.

Sci Rep 2016 10 11;6:34631. Epub 2016 Oct 11.

Institute of Biomedical Engineering, National Tsing Hua University, Hsinchu 300, Taiwan.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1038/srep34631DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5057087PMC
October 2016
5 Reads
4 Citations
5.080 Impact Factor

Visual prognosis of massive submacular hemorrhage in polypoidal choroidal vasculopathy with or without combination treatment.

J Chin Med Assoc 2016 Mar 8;79(3):159-65. Epub 2016 Jan 8.

Department of Ophthalmology, Taipei Veterans General Hospital, Taipei, Taiwan, ROC; National Yang-Ming University School of Medicine, Taipei, Taiwan, ROC. Electronic address:

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jcma.2015.11.004DOI Listing
March 2016
3 Reads
0.890 Impact Factor

Increased risk of acute angle closure in retinitis pigmentosa: a population-based case-control study.

PLoS One 2014 15;9(9):e107660. Epub 2014 Sep 15.

Department of Ophthalmology, Taipei Veterans General Hospital, Taipei, Taiwan; Faculty of Medicine, National Yang-Ming University School of Medicine, Taipei, Taiwan.

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http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4164665PMC
December 2015
9 Reads
2 Citations
3.234 Impact Factor

Risk factors for developing glaucoma among patients with uveitis: a nationwide study in Taiwan.

J Glaucoma 2015 Mar;24(3):219-24

*Department of Public Health, Institute of Public Health ‡Community Medicine Research Center, National Yang-Ming University, Taipei †Department of Ophthalmology, Taipei Veterans General Hospital-Taoyuan Branch, Taoyuan, Taiwan, ROC.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1097/01.ijg.0000435774.97407.67DOI Listing
March 2015
4 Reads
2 Citations
2.430 Impact Factor

Persistence of topical glaucoma medication: a nationwide population-based cohort study in Taiwan.

JAMA Ophthalmol 2014 Dec;132(12):1446-52

Department of Public Health and Institute of Public Health, National Yang-Ming University, Taipei, Taiwan6Community Medicine Research Center, National Yang-Ming University, Taipei, Taiwan.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1001/jamaophthalmol.2014.3333DOI Listing
December 2014
9 Reads
6 Citations

Risk factors for progressive visual field loss in primary angle-closure glaucoma: a retrospective cohort study.

PLoS One 2013 8;8(7):e69772. Epub 2013 Jul 8.

Department of Ophthalmology, Taipei Veterans General Hospital, Taipei, Taiwan.

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http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3704517PMC
February 2014
27 Reads
1 Citation
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Dental prophylaxis and periodontal treatment are protective factors to ischemic stroke.

Stroke 2013 Apr 19;44(4):1026-30. Epub 2013 Feb 19.

Department of Dentistry, Taipei City Hospital, Taipei, Taiwan.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1161/STROKEAHA.111.000076DOI Listing
April 2013
5 Reads
8 Citations
5.723 Impact Factor

Epidemiology of uveitis among the Chinese population in Taiwan: a population-based study.

Ophthalmology 2012 Nov 17;119(11):2371-6. Epub 2012 Jul 17.

Department of Ophthalmology, Taoyuan Veterans Hospital, Taoyuan, Taiwan.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ophtha.2012.05.026DOI Listing
November 2012
31 Reads
11 Citations
6.135 Impact Factor

Sarcoidosis with Multiple Organ Involvement – A Case Report

Taiwan Journal of Ophthalmology 2007 Sep; 46(3) : 277-82

Taiwan Journal of Ophthalmology

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September 2007
2 Reads

Idiopathic polypoidal choroidal vasculopathy.

J Chin Med Assoc 2007 Feb;70(2):84-8

Department of Ophthalmology, Taipei Veterans General Hospital, and Department of Ophthalmology, National Yang-Ming University School of Medicine, Taipei, Taiwan, ROC.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/S1726-4901(09)70308-9DOI Listing
February 2007
4 Reads
0.890 Impact Factor

Conjunctival biopsy in sarcoidosis.

J Chin Med Assoc 2006 Oct;69(10):472-7

Uveitis Service, Department of Ophthalmology, National Yang-Ming University School of Medicine, Taipei, Taiwan, R.O.C.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/S1726-4901(09)70311-9DOI Listing
October 2006
6 Reads
4 Citations
0.890 Impact Factor

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