Specialties

Ophthalmology (Board certified since 2011)

At a Glance

  • 2010 Started practicing
  • 6 Years experience
  • 2 OFFICE LOCATIONS
  • 2 HOSPITAL AFFILIATIONS

About Dr. Kim

H. Joon Kim, MD, is an assistant professor in the section of Oculplastics, Orbital and Cosmetic Surgery.  She joined Emory Eye Center in 2010 and specializes in the medical and surgical management of adults and children with eyelid, eye socket, and tear duct problems.

Her areas of expertise include:
• Common age-related conditions, such as “droopy eyelids”;
• Cancers and benign tumors of the eyelid and eye socket;
• Neurologic conditions that include facial nerve palsies, blepharospasm, and hemifacial spasm;
• Autoimmune diseases, such as thyroid eye disease and related surgeries;
• Trauma-related issues that involve broken eye sockets or eyelid lacerations;
• Pediatric conditions ranging from blocked tear ducts to repairing birth defects of the eye and eyelids;
• Cosmetic procedures, including Botox™ and facial fillers, removal of “under-eye bags, eyelid and brow lifts, and Asian blepharoplasty (“double eyelid” procedure).

Dr. Kim provides patient care at Emory Eye Center, Emory Midtown, Emory at St. Joseph Hospital and Children’s Hospital of Atlanta at Egleston.  She greatly enjoys teaching residents and fellows at the Atlanta VA Medical Center and Grady Memorial Hospital.

Her research focuses on various surgical techniques, orbital conditions and challenging pediatric conditions.

National Recognition

Dr. Kim is board certified in ophthalmology by the American Board of Ophthalmology. She is a member of the American Academy of Ophthalmology (AAO) and the American Medical Association (AMA). She has published numerous articles and book chapters in peer-reviewed publications and has presented at national and international meetings.

My Clinical Interests

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

Academic Profile

Degree

University of Texas Houston Health Science Center, Houston, TX

Training (Residency & Fellowship)

RESIDENCY

University of Texas Houston Health Science Center, Houston, TX

FELLOWSHIP

Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, GA

INTERNSHIP

University of Texas Houston Health Science Center, Houston, TX

Professional Memberships

American Academy of Ophthalmology (AAO)

American Medical Association (AMA)

Languages spoken

  • Korean

Locations & Appointments

2 Office Location(s)

1

Emory Eye Center, Clifton Campus

Emory Clinic at 1365 Clifton Rd
1365 Clifton Rd NE
Bldg B
Atlanta, GA 30322
  • 404-778-2020
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2

Emory Eye Center, Clifton Campus

Emory University Hospital Midtown
550 Peachtree St NE
Ste 1850
Atlanta, GA 30308
  • 404-778-2020
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2 Hospital Affiliation(s)

3

Emory University Hospital Midtown

550 Peachtree St NE
Atlanta, GA 30308
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4

Emory University Hospital

1364 Clifton Rd NE
Atlanta, GA 30322
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Academic Profile

Degree

University of Texas Houston Health Science Center, Houston, TX

Training (Residency & Fellowship)

RESIDENCY

University of Texas Houston Health Science Center, Houston, TX

FELLOWSHIP

Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, GA

INTERNSHIP

University of Texas Houston Health Science Center, Houston, TX

Professional Memberships

American Academy of Ophthalmology (AAO)

American Medical Association (AMA)

Languages spoken

  • Korean