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Dr. Kim's bio
This content was provided by Dr. Kim "Dr. Jeehee Kim is an ophthalmologist and eye surgeon at Polaris Eye & Laser, serving patients in Los Gatos, California. Dr. Kim offers a wide range of services including glaucoma treatment, LASIK surgery, blepharoplasty, dry eye treatment, corneal transplant surgery, Botox and fillers, cataract surgery, pterygium surgery, comprehensive eye examinations, macular degeneration treatment, and optical services. Her office staff works with your medical insurance company to obtain pre-authorizations as needed, and to submit claims in a timely and efficient manner. Dr. Kim grew up in San Jose, California, and attended Northwestern University, Evanston, Illinois, to complete her undergraduate degree. After graduating with distinction, she went on to complete her medical degree at the University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine. She completed a Pew Research Fellowship at Rockefeller University in New York City as well as a medical internship at Harbor General Hospital in Torrance, California. Dr. Kim completed her ophthalmology residency at Duke University Medical Center in Durham, North Carolina. Following her ophthalmology residency, Dr. Kim completed specialty fellowship training in Cornea/External Disease and Refractive Surgery at Duke University Eye Center. She served several years as an assistant professor at the University of Washington, Department of Ophthalmology in Seattle. In 2006, Dr. Kim returned to San Jose, California to start her practice, Polaris Eye & Laser, which is now in its eleventh year. She works with tireless dedication to putting patient care first. She builds a strong and trusting relationship with her existing patients and looks forward to working with you to achieve the best vision care possible. Call anytime to make an appointment with Dr. Kim."
This content was provided by Dr. Kim "We are dedicated to providing the highest quality eye care utilizing the most sophisticated technology and diagnostic skills while responding compassionately and professionally to our patients' individual needs."
Accredited by: American Board of Ophthalmology*
Age-Related Macular Degeneration
Anterior Ischemic Optic Neuropathy
Cataract Surgery Complications
Central Serous Chorioretinopathy
Corneal Abrasion or Laceration
Diabetic Eye Disease
Drooping Eyelids (Ptosis)
Dry Age-Related Macular Degeneration
Fuchs' Corneal Dystrophy
Retinal Vein Occlusion
Uveitis and Iridocyclitis
Visual Field Defects
Cataract Removal Surgery
Excision of Chalazion
Excision or Destruction of Lesion of Cornea
Foreign Body Removal from Eye
Intraocular Lens Implant Surgery
Photorefractive Keratectomy (PRK)
YAG Laser Capsulotomy
0 Malpractice Claims
No malpractice history found for California.
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.
Northwestern Center Feinberg School Of Medicine
Undergraduate School | Graduated 1987
U Of Chgo Div Of Bio Sci Pritzker Sch Of Med
Medical School | Graduated 1992
La Co/Harbor/UCLA Med Ctr
Internship Hospital | Completed 1993
Duke University Med Center
Residency Hospital | Completed 1996
Duke Hosp & Med Ctr
Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1997
Other Education | Completed 1991
Awards & Recognition
Awards & Honors
Healthgrades Honor Roll
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