Dr. Micah Luong is the only eye specialist in Alberta with a double eye doctor degree. He is dual-trained in both Optometry and Ophthalmology. Dr. Luong is excited to be back with the Gimbel Eye Centre, last working with Gimbel Eye Centre Edmonton in 2006.
Originally from Edmonton, he attended the University of Alberta for his undergraduate degree. He then received his Doctor of Optometry degree from the University of Waterloo and Doctor of Medicine degree from the University of Calgary. Afterwards, he completed a five-year post-graduate training in Ophthalmology at the University of Calgary. After Ophthalmology training, Dr. Luong pursued additional training in Toronto with Dr. Markowitz, a glaucoma and vision rehabilitation specialist.
Dr. Luong’s dedication to medical advances resulted in numerous publications in peer-reviewed journals. He has presented his research in numerous national and international conferences. He is also devoted to international ophthalmology. This includes participating in eye camps and hospitals from Guangzhou, China, and Vietnam. He hopes to continue offering vision services to those less fortunate both abroad and locally.
During his free time, Dr. Luong enjoys travelling as well as watching and playing practically all sports. He also loves spending quality time with his family, which includes four young children.
Dr. Luong speaks English and Chinese. He is affiliated with many Ophthalmology associations, including the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada, the Canadian Medical Association, Eye Physician and Surgeons of Alberta, the American Academy of Ophthalmology, Alberta College of Physicians and Surgeons, the Canadian Ophthalmology Society, and the Alberta Medical Association.