New Location - 200 Westerly Rd., Suite 101
Bellingham, WA 98226

About Us

Eric SubongEric Subong, MD

Dr. Subong is a board certified ophthalmologist with expertise in disorders of the retina, macula, and vitreous. Hailing from Baltimore, MD, he received both a Bachelor of Science and a Master of Science in Biochemistry and Molecular Biology from the University of Maryland.

After graduate school he did cancer research at the Johns Hopkins Medical Center for 3 years before moving to Washington, DC, where he earned a medical degree from the College of Medicine at Howard University. Dr. Subong completed his medicine internship at The Ochsner Clinic Foundation and his ophthalmology residency at Louisiana State University Health Science Center in Shreveport. He then moved to Memphis for a two-year fellowship in Vitreo-Retinal Diseases and Surgery with the Vitreo-Retinal Foundation before moving to the Pacifi c Northwest to practice.

Dr. Subong remains an active member of the American Medical Association, American Academy of Ophthalmology, Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology, and the American Society of Retina Specialists. Outside of professional pursuits, he enjoys spending time with his wife Mounia and their two sons, Ryan and Jed, while still making time for golf, soccer and photography.

Amador SubongAmador Subong, MD

Dr. Amador Subong joins Bellingham Retina Specialists after 12 years practicing retina and vitreous surgery for Kaiser Permanente in Northern California.  There he also participated in the peer review committee (evaluating the practice patterns of his colleagues) as well as, for a time, the assistant chief of ophthalmology.  He received his BS in Chemistry from Villanova University and MD from Howard University College of Medicine.  He completed his Internship in Medicine at Sinai Hospital/Johns Hopkins and Residency in Ophthalmology at Geisinger Medical Center.  His retina Fellowship was completed at The Ochsner Clinic Foundation.

In addition to the pursuit to stamp out blindness, Dr. Subong enjoys skiing in different parts of the world as well as exploring the local wilderness with his Land Cruiser.  He uses his dog, Argus, a shepherd mix, as an excuse to go see new (dog-friendly) places. He is always in search of a good fishing hole, a stunning image to capture, a nice bike path or trail, and an exhilarating motorcycle ride.