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John Kim, MD

John Kim, MD

  • Cataract
  • Cornea and External Diseases
  • Laser Vision Correction
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  • PRK
  • Cataract
  • Corneal Transplants


Year joined staff: 2023


  • SUNY Downstate


  • Bronx-Lebanon Hospital – Albert Einstein College of Medicine – Ophthalmology


  • Staten Island University Hospital – Internal Medicine

Professional Memberships

  • Assistant Clinical Professor – Albert Einstein College of Medicine
  • Former Director of Residencey – Montefiore Medical Center/Ophthalmology
  • American Medical Association
  • American Academy of Ophthalmology
  • American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery
  • New York State Ophthalmology Society
  • Bronx Ophthalmology Surgical Society

Honors, Awards, etc.

  • Attending of the Year 2015 & 2016
  • Author of a book chapter, “Basic Techniques of Ophthalmic Surgery” from American Academy of Ophthalmology


  • Wilmer Eye Institute – Johns Hopkins Hospital – Cornea and External Disease.


Dr. John Kim is a highly skilled and compassionate board-certified ophthalmologist dedicated to providing exceptional eye care with a focus on cornea and external diseases. Dr. Kim’s academic journey and extensive training have positioned him as a leader in the field, committed to delivering personalized and cutting-edge treatments to his patients.

Dr. Kim earned his Doctor of Medicine degree from SUNY Downstate, where he laid the foundation for his medical career with a commitment to excellence. He completed his residency training in Ophthalmology at Bronx-Lebanon Hospital – Albert Einstein College of Medicine which further solidified his expertise in comprehensive eye care. Continuing his pursuit of excellence, Dr. Kim pursued a fellowship in Cornea and External Disease at the prestigious Wilmer Eye Institute at Johns Hopkins Hospital. During this fellowship, he gained specialized skills in the diagnosis and treatment of complex corneal conditions, becoming proficient in advanced surgical techniques.

Dr. Kim’s treatment philosophy revolves around a patient-centric approach, considering each patient as a cherished member of the family. He believes in treating individuals with the utmost importance, ensuring they receive the highest standard of care at every moment. This philosophy extends to his volunteer work with various organizations, including the Annual Lion’s Club and the Korean Medical Society health fair. Dr. Kim generously dedicates his time to community health initiatives, reflecting his commitment to accessible eye care for all.

As a highly skilled ophthalmologist, Dr. Kim performs a range of procedures and treats various conditions, including but not limited to refractive surgeries, cataract surgery and corneal transplants. Dr. Kim’s commitment to advancing patient care is evident in his proficiency with advanced surgical interventions and dedication to staying at the forefront of technological and medical advancements in ophthalmology. His reputation as a caring and skilled professional, combined with his contributions to community health initiatives, underscores Dr. Kim’s commitment to making a positive impact in the lives of his patients and the broader community.