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Hee Joon Kim, MD, FACS

Hee  Kim, MD

Professor of Surgery, Division of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery 

Dr. Kim specializes in medical and surgical management of adults and children with eyelid, eye socket, and tear drainage problems. Her practice has a diverse scope that includes patients with tumors of the eyelid and eye socket, neurologic conditions such as facial nerve palsies and blepharospasm, autoimmune diseases including thyroid eye diseases and sarcoidosis, injuries to the periocular region from trauma, children with birth defects, and much more. She also performs injections (Botox, Xeomin, and facial fillers) and surgeries for her cosmetic patients.

Dr. Kim provides patient care at the Emory Eye Center, Children’s Hospital of Atlanta at Egleston, and Emory Midtown. She also teaches and supervises residents and fellows at the Atlanta VA Medical Center and Grady Memorial Hospital. Her research interests include orbital implants, infectious processes of the orbit, eyelid and orbital tumors, and thyroid eye disease.



Areas of Clinical Interest:

botox, orbital & lid tumors, aesthetics, Grave's Disease, cosmetic surgery, oculoplastics


Medical SchoolUniversity of Texas Houston Health Science Center, Houston, TX

InternshipUniversity of Texas Houston Health Science Center, Houston, TX

ResidencyUniversity of Texas Houston Health Science Center, Houston, TX

FellowshipEmory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, GA

Organizational Memberships:

American Academy of Ophthalmology (AAO)

American Medical Association (AMA)

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