Dr. Bryan Kim, MD

Dr. Bryan Kim, MD

Vitreoretinal Disease & Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 38
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Dr. Bryan Kim, MD is a vitreoretinal disease specialist in Arlington Heights, IL and has been practicing for 8 years. He graduated from University Of Illinois At Chicago / College Of Medicine in 2005 and specializes in vitreoretinal disease & surgery and ophthalmology.Read his story

1100 W Central Rd # LL2

Arlington Heights, IL 60005

Contact Information

(847) 394-3933

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • HealthLink
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan

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Top Care Areas

See how frequently Dr. Kim performs your care needs compared to other doctors.

Dry Age-Related Macular Degeneration
very high
more than 90% of peers
Retina Diseases
very high
more than 90% of peers
Retinal Hemorrhage
high
more than 88% of peers

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Dr. Kim's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Kim "Dr. Kim's expertise includes macular degeneration, macular holes and puckers, diabetic retinopathy, retinal detachments, intraocular tumors, ocular trauma, uveitis, retinal vascular diseases, and other diseases of the retina. Dr. Kim is certified by the American Board of Ophthalmology. He is a member of the American Society of Retina Specialists and the American Academy of Ophthalmology. Dr. Kim has authored multiple scientific articles in peer-reviewed journals and presented at numerous scientific meetings. He has been active in ophthalmic education, previously serving as Chief Resident, Assistant Chief of Ocular Trauma, and Associate Director of Ophthalmic Education at the University of Illinois Eye and Ear Infirmary. During his fellowship at the Barnes Retina Institute, he was selected to receive the Golden Apple teaching award by the Department of Ophthalmology at Washington University in St. Louis. He currently teaches at the University of Illinois Eye and Ear Infirmary and is a Clinical Assistant Professor in Ophthalmology."
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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Kim "To provide excellent and compassionate care for patients with vitreoretinal disease."

2  Specialties

  • Vitreoretinal Disease & Surgery
  • Ophthalmology

1  Board Certifications

  • Ophthalmology
    Accredited by: American Board of Ophthalmology*

36  Conditions Treated

  • Acute Endophthalmitis
  • Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Benign Neoplasm of Eye
  • Benign Tumor
  • Blindness
  • Brain Disorders
  • Chorioretinal Scars
  • Chorioretinitis
  • Chronic Endophthalmitis
  • Diabetic Macular Edema (DME)
  • Diabetic Retinopathy
  • Drusen
  • Dry Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Endophthalmitis
  • Eye Cancer
  • Eye Infections
  • Floaters
  • Iridocyclitis
  • Keratitis
  • Macular Edema
  • Macular Hole
  • Optic Neuritis
  • Purulent Endophthalmitis
  • Retina Diseases
  • Retinal Detachment and Retinal Tear
  • Retinal Dystrophy
  • Retinal Hemorrhage
  • Retinal Ischemia
  • Retinal Neovascularization
  • Retinal Vein Occlusion
  • Retinitis Pigmentosa (RP)
  • Retinopathy of Prematurity (ROP)
  • Uveitis and Iridocyclitis
  • Vascular Disease
  • Vitreous Hemorrhage
  • Wet Age-Related Macular Degeneration
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13  Procedures

  • Destruction of Lesion of Retina and Choroid
  • Eye Surgery
  • Macular Pucker Surgery
  • Repair of Retinal Detachment
  • Repair of Retinal Detachment or Retinal Tear
  • Retina and Vitreous Surgery
  • Retinal Laser Photocoagulation
  • Retinal Laser Surgery
  • Retinal Surgery
  • Scleral Buckling
  • Vitrectomy
  • Vitrectomy (incl. Macular Hole Repair)
  • Vitreoretinal Surgery

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Illinois.

0 Sanctions

No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

0 Board Actions

No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

Education

  • University Of Illinois At Chicago / College Of Medicine
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 2001
  • University Of Illinois At Chicago / College Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 2005
  • West Suburban Medical Center
    Internship Hospital | Completed 2006
  • University Of Illinois At Chicago / College Of Medicine
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2009
  • University Of Illinois At Chicago / College Of Medicine
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2010
  • Washington University In St Louis School Of Medicine
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2012

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Kim has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Korean
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Kim's Reviews

4.2
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Kim to family and friends
6 total reviews (5 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (6)

  • 5
    (4)
  • 4
    (1)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (1)

Dr. Kim's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well

    EXCELLENT
  • Answers questions

    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent

    EXCELLENT

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    EXCELLENT
  • Office environment

    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness

    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time

    16 to 30 minutes

Patient Comments (5)

Dr. Kim is the best!! I went to see him after suddenly losing vision in one eye. He told me I had a retinal detachment, was really patient and explained to me what my options were. I was really nervous when I showed up for surgery the next day, but the nurses at the surgery center really like...more
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Dr. Kim has a really kind and gentle way with patients, including my elderly mother who I bring to see him. He explains things well in plain English that we can understand. He saved my mother from losing her vision due to macular degeneration. His waiting room is always busy, for good reason,...more
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Dr. Kim is an awesome doctor! I am not sure who wrote the bad review, but it seems fishy as it's not even written in proper English. My experience has been nothing but excellent. He has great bedside manner, cares about you as a person, and takes time to explain things and answer any questions you...more
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VERY POOR PEOPLE SKILL TO COMMUNICATE WITH A PATIENT.......LOOKS QUITE RUDE WITH POOR BEDSIDE MANNERS
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Dr. Kim is an EXCELLENT doctor! He is kind, has great bedside manner, listens to you, and explains things in an honest straightforward way. I saw him after going blind in one eye from severe diabetes. He told me that there was a lot of scarring and bleeding in the back of my eye and I needed...more
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