Specialties

Ophthalmology (Board certified since 1998)

At a Glance

  • 1998 Started practicing
  • 18 Years experience
  • 3 OFFICE LOCATIONS
  • 2 HOSPITAL AFFILIATIONS

About Dr. Kim

Joung (John) Y. Kim, MD, serves on the faculty of the Emory Eye Center in the Cornea, External Disease and Refractive Surgery section. His areas of expertise include: refractive surgery, the management of corneal and external eye diseases, cataract surgery, and refractive surgery. He began performing laser refractive surgery in 2000.

Dr. Kim serves on the Ophthalmic Device Committee of the FDA. He served on the Refractive Management/Intervention Self-Assessment team of the AAO from 2004-2006. He serves as a Skills Transfer Course Monitor for AAO. He serves as ophthalmology preceptor for the Ophthalmology Ambulatory Care Rotation at Emory University School of Medicine. In 2009, he visited Peru where he volunteered time as a visiting surgeon through ORBIS, the flying eye hospital.

He teaches university courses and at annual AAO meetings. Dr. Kim is a frequent lecturer and has written a chapter in a widely-respected book on the most common infection following LASIK. He has written for peer-reviewed journals, contributed book chapters and presented papers at annual meetings. Among his clinical investigations  is participation in research of an innovative treatment for keratoconus, the implantable miniature telescope and IOLs.

My Clinical Interests

  • corneal and refractive surgery
  • cataract surgery
  • corneal transplantation
  • LASIK Surgery
  • ocular surface disease

Academic Profile

Degree

University of Maryland School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD , 0

Training (Residency & Fellowship)

RESIDENCY

University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, Pittsburgh, PA
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FELLOWSHIP

Cinncinati Eye Institute, Cinncinati, OH
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INTERNSHIP

Mercer Medical Center, Trenton, NJ
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Locations & Appointments

3 Office Location(s)

1

Emory Eye Center, Emory Midtown Campus

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

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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3

Emory Eye Center at Emory Saint Joseph's Hospital

5671 Peachtree Dunwoody Rd
Ste 400
Atlanta, GA 30342
  • 404-778-2020
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2 Hospital Affiliation(s)

4

Emory University Hospital Midtown

550 Peachtree St NE
Atlanta, GA 30308
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5

Emory University Hospital

1364 Clifton Rd NE
Atlanta, GA 30322
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Academic Profile

Degree

University of Maryland School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD , 0

Training (Residency & Fellowship)

RESIDENCY

University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, Pittsburgh, PA
0

FELLOWSHIP

Cinncinati Eye Institute, Cinncinati, OH
0

INTERNSHIP

Mercer Medical Center, Trenton, NJ
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