John Chong, M.D.

Medical Board Certification
American Board of Ophthalmology

Pediatric Ophthalmology Fellowship
Children’s National Medical Center, Washington DC

Ophthalmology Residency
Georgetown University Hospital/Washington Hospital Center, Washington DC

Medical School
George Washington University, Washington, DC


A graduate of Houghton College with a Bachelor of Arts in History. Prior to beginning medical school, he served in the United States Marine Corps. Dr. Chong attended The George Washington University School of Medicine and Health Sciences in Washington, DC and received his Doctor of Medicine degree. He began his post-graduate training with a Transitional Residency at Harbor Hospital in Baltimore, MD, followed by Ophthalmology Residency at Georgetown University Hospital/Washington Hospital Center. After residency, Dr. Chong pursued his interest in the eye care of children and completed a Pediatric Ophthalmology Fellowship at Children’s National Medical Center.

Dr. Chong is board certified by the American Board of Ophthalmology. He is a Fellow of the American Academy of Ophthalmology and member of the American Association for Pediatric Ophthalmology and Strabismus. He is affiliated with INOVA Fair Oaks hospital. Prior to founding Virginia Adult and Pediatric Ophthalmology in Centreville, VA, he spent three years as a Pediatric and Adult Comprehensive Ophthalmologist at the Kaiser Permanente Medical Center in Springfield, Virginia.

Serving on medical missions is a special interest of Dr. Chong. He has volunteered on various medical missions abroad to serve people with limited access to medical eye care. These missions have taken him to various countries of Latin America and remote parts of India.