Dr. John Park is the only plastic surgeon in the country who is double Board Certified in both Ophthalmology and Plastic Surgery with subspecialty fellowship training in Oculoplastic Surgery.
Because of Dr. Park’s extensive training, he is able to combine the best knowledge and techniques gained through his multi-disciplinary training and the experience of thousands of procedures, and apply them to address each individual patient’s aesthetic goals with experienced clinical judgment and surgical expertise.
Dr. Park takes a personal interest in the success of each patient and believes one of the most important things to do as a physician is to listen. Each patient is unique and has a different perspective and idea of what goals they would like to achieve. Listening is the best way Dr. Park can determine how to best advise and serve each individual. Dr. Park provides quality, compassionate care utilizing a well designed, proven, personalized surgical approach. Nothing is more rewarding for Dr. Park than sharing in the joys and positive experience with each patient.
Having grown up in Southern California, Dr. Park takes great pride in graduating from University of California, Berkeley and earning his medical degree at the University of Southern California Keck School of Medicine. He then completed an ophthalmology residency at The Johns Hopkins Hospital in Baltimore, MD. His unyielding pursuit to further his education then took him to Minnesota, where he completed a two-year ASOPRS (American Society of Ophthalmic Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery) fellowship at the Mayo Clinic, Rochester and the University of Minnesota. As a member of ASOPRS, Dr. Park is among a select group of ophthalmologists who have completed specialty training in oculoplastic surgery and currently serves as faculty in the University of California, Irvine ASOPRS Fellowship Program to train the next generation of oculoplastic surgeons.
After six years of residency and fellowship training in ophthalmology and oculoplastic surgery, Dr. Park returned to Southern California where he completed an additional six years of residency training in plastic and reconstructive surgery at the University of California, Irvine. Through his educational journey, Dr. Park received numerous awards, including Departmental and University Honors from UC Berkeley, induction into the Phi Beta Kappa Honor Society and Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Medical Society, Transitional Intern of the Year as a medical intern, Outstanding Resident Award at Johns Hopkins, and a merit scholarship from the Heed Foundation (one of twelve scholarships awarded that year nationwide to support study in a postgraduate ophthalmology fellowship).
– Dr. John Park
Undergraduate: University of California, Berkeley
Medical School: Keck School of Medicine at the University of Southern California
Ophthalmology Residency: Wilmer Eye Institute at The Johns Hopkins Hospital
Plastic Surgery Residency: University of California, Irvine
Fellowship in Ophthalmic Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery: University of Minnesota and Mayo Clinic, Rochester
American Board of Plastic Surgery
American Board of Ophthalmology
American Society of Plastic Surgery (ASPS)
American Society of Ophthalmic Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery (ASOPRS)
Orange County Medical Association
Alpha Omega Alpha Medical Honor Society