LAGUNA HILLS • SAN CLEMENTE
Orange County, California
800-974-EYES (3937)

Edward W. Kim, MD, MPH, FACS

Specialist in Lens Implants for Cataract and Refractive Surgery
Associate Clinical Professor, UC-Irvine Department of Ophthalmology

Edward W. Kim, MD, MPH, FACS

"I'm grateful for the opportunity to help patients in whatever way I can. We are fortunate to live in a time with amazing technologies. I feel privileged that we can apply them to make real differences in patient's lives."

Dr. Kim has been a practicing ophthalmic surgeon at Harvard Eye Associates since 1980 and has performed corrective surgery for refractive (focusing) errors since 1982. His special interest in refractive care led to early investigation and training in a wide variety of specialized surgical and laser techniques, and he remains involved in the development of new procedures applying laser technology to ophthalmic conditions.

He received his medical degree from the University of California, San Francisco, and his public health degree from the University of California, Berkeley. His residency in ophthalmology was at Harvard’s Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary, where he also completed a fellowship in retina and was appointed clinical instructor. He has served as an associate professor in the Department of Ophthalmology, University of California, Irvine.

Dr. Kim is a fellow of the American College of Surgeons. He is a member of the American Medical Association, International Society of Refractive Surgery, American Academy of Ophthalmology and the American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery. He is board certified by the American Board of Eye Surgery and a diplomat of the American Board of Ophthalmology. He has served as chief of staff at South Coast Medical Center and has directed cataract teaching courses in Denver, Boston and Dallas.

Dr. Kim’s accomplishments and background have earned him recognition in the prestigious “Who’s Who” in America.

Dr. Kim stays active by sculling and skiing. He also enjoys meditation, exotic plants including orchids, cosmology and reading about theories of the universe, and travel (he hopes to someday see the Northern Lights). Dr. Kim is also a car nut, reading every car magazine he can find. He and his wife, Carole, have two grown children, Brian and Ashley. Dr. Brian T. Kim has completed his residency in ophthalmology and will join the practice in 2013 after finishing his fellowship in retinal diseases.

Financial Interest Disclosures


Curriculum Vitae

Special Interests

Specialist in Lens Implants for Cataract and Refractive Surgery

Clinical Associate Professor, UC Irvine Department of Ophthalmology

Education

Residency — Ophthalmology, Harvard Medical School, Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary

Internship — UC San Francisco, San Francisco General Hospital

MD — UC San Francisco School of Medicine

MPH — UC Berkeley School of Public Health

BA — Chemistry, with Honors, Occidental College

Professional Activities

AMA, International Society of Refractive Surgery

American Academy of Ophthalmology

American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery

American College of Surgeons

Surgical Eye Expeditions

LA County Museum of Art

Orange County Center for the Performing Arts

Mensa



Eye Care America - The Foundation of the American Academy of Ophthalmology
In Recognition of Edward W. Kim, MD.

Eye Care America in recognition of Edward W. Kim MD

Orange County Register
A 10-Minute Fix for a 30-Year-Old Eye Problem
After a referral by surfer/friend/optometrist Dr. Bill Peterson, Mickey "the Mongoose" Munoz selected Dr. Edward Kim of Harvard Eye Associates to perform his pterygium surgery.


 

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