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Donald D. Kim, OD

Donald Kim, OD

  • Comprehensive Optometry
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Manhattan – Riverside Drive

1825 Riverside Drive Suite 1B New York, NY 10034
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Year joined staff: 2023


  • Stony Brook University – B.S. Biochemistry
  • Pennsylvania College of Optometry- Doctor Of Optometry


Dr. Donald D. Kim is a dedicated professional with a background in Biochemistry, earning his Bachelor of Science degree from Stony Brook University in 1989. Taking his passion further, he pursued a Doctorate at the Pennsylvania College of Optometry, successfully completing his studies in 1993. His clinical expertise was refined through training at the Eye Institute in Philadelphia and the Brooklyn VA Hospital, where he developed advanced skills in the diagnosis and treatment of ocular diseases. Dr. Kim’s primary focus lies in the comprehensive treatment and management of conditions such as glaucoma, dry eyes, anterior segment pathologies, strabismus, and pediatric evaluations. With over 25 years experience in ocular surgery management, he excels at cataracts and penetrating keratoplasty to pterygium, blepharoplasty, vitreo-retinal surgeries, and refractive surgeries. He views the opportunity to serve as your eye care professional as a privilege, approaching each patient encounter with a profound sense of compassion and a steadfast commitment to excellence. Born in Seoul, Korea and raised in Queens, NY, Dr. Kim now calls New Jersey home, where he enjoys spending quality time with his loving wife and two children. During his leisure moments, he indulges in his passions for the outdoors, travel and golf, striking a harmonious balance between his dedication to his profession and personal interests.