Dr. Shane Kim, MD

Dr. Shane Kim, MD

Ophthalmology  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 42
Dr. Shane Kim, MD is an ophthalmology specialist in Portland, OR and has been practicing for 12 years. He graduated from New York University School of Medicine in 2001 and specializes in ophthalmology, cornea & external diseases, and more.Read his story

10819 SE Stark St Ste 200

Portland, OR 97216

Contact Information

(503) 255-2291

Insurance Accepted

  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • MultiPlan
  • Regence Blue Cross Blue Shield

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Lazy Eye
more than 85% of peers
more than 85% of peers
more than 84% of peers

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Dr. Kim's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Kim "Dr. Shane Kim is a fellowship trained cornea and external diseases specialist with expertise in corneal transplantation, blade-less LASIK and advanced femtosecond laser cataract surgery. He was named one of Portland's Top Doctors in 2014 by Portland Monthly Magazine. Dr. Kim attended Franklin and Marshall College in Lancaster, Pennsylvania and earned a B.A. in Chemistry. He subsequently attended New York University School of Medicine where he was awarded a teaching fellowship in Gross Anatomy.After his medical school training, he completed his internship at the University of Pennsylvania's Presbyterian Medical Center. He went on to residency training at the University of Pennsylvania's Scheie Eye Institute. After completing residency training, Dr. Kim spent an additional year at the University of Pennsylvania as a Clinical Instructor. In addition to teaching residents, he served as a clinical fellow in cornea and refractive surgery. Dr. Kim completed a second year of fellowship training in cornea and external disease at the University of California, San Francisco's Proctor Foundation. Dr.Kim has an interest in cataract and refractive surgery as well as corneal transplantation surgery. He also has a special interest in contact lens related corneal infection and herpetic eye disease."


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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Kim ""I am passionate about whatever I take on. When it comes to patient care, I give it everything; my attention and my heart.""

3  Specialties

  • Ophthalmology
  • Cornea & External Diseases
  • Cornea & Refractive Surgery

1  Board Certifications

  • Ophthalmology
    Accredited by: American Board of Ophthalmology*

87  Conditions Treated

  • Acquired Coloboma
  • Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Anisocoria
  • Anterior Ischemic Optic Neuropathy
  • Anterior Scleritis
  • Aphakia and Other Disorders of Lens
  • Astigmatism
  • Bell's Palsy
  • Benign Neoplasm of Choroid
  • Benign Neoplasm of Eye
  • Blepharitis
  • Blind Hypertensive Eye
  • Blind Hypotensive Eye
  • Blindness
  • Blocked Tear Duct
  • Cancer
  • Cataract
  • Central Serous Chorioretinopathy
  • Chalazion
  • Chorioretinal Scars
  • Chorioretinitis
  • Conjunctival Hemorrhage
  • Corneal Abrasion or Laceration
  • Corneal Diseases
  • Corneal Erosion
  • Corneal Ulcer
  • Cutaneous Lupus Erythematosus
  • Dacryoadenitis
  • Degenerative Disorders of Globe
  • Diabetic Macular Edema (DME)
  • Diabetic Retinopathy
  • Diplopia
  • Drooping Eyelids (Ptosis)
  • Dry Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Dry Eyes
  • Ectropion of Eyelid
  • Entropion
  • Esotropia
  • Exotropia
  • Eye Cancer
  • Eye Disease
  • Eye Infections
  • Eyelid Disorders
  • Farsightedness
  • Floaters
  • Fuchs' Corneal Dystrophy
  • Glaucoma
  • Headache
  • Herpetic Keratitis
  • Hyphema
  • Hypotony of Eye
  • Iridocyclitis
  • Keratitis
  • Keratoconus
  • Lazy Eye
  • Macular Edema
  • Macular Hole
  • Malignant Neoplasm of Eye
  • Migraine
  • Nearsightedness
  • Nystagmus
  • Ocular Hypertension
  • Optic Neuritis
  • Parasitic Endophthalmitis
  • Pigment Dispersion Syndrome
  • Pinguecula
  • Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
  • Posterior Scleritis
  • Presbyopia
  • Progressive High Myopia
  • Pterygium
  • Refractive Error
  • Sarcoidosis
  • Senile Cataracts
  • Sjögren's Syndrome
  • Still's Disease
  • Strabismus
  • Stye
  • Temporal Arteritis
  • Trichiasis
  • Ulcer
  • Uveitis and Iridocyclitis
  • Vascular Disease
  • Visual Field Defects
  • Vitreous Hemorrhage
  • Wet Age-Related Macular Degeneration


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18  Procedures

  • Cataract Removal Surgery
  • Conjunctivoplasty
  • Cornea Surgery
  • Cornea Transplant
  • Destruction of Lesion of Retina and Choroid
  • Excision or Destruction of Lesion of Cornea
  • Eye Procedure
  • Eye Surgery
  • Eyelid Surgery
  • Foreign Body Removal from Eye
  • Glaucoma Surgery
  • Laser Cataract Surgery
  • Photorefractive Keratectomy (PRK)
  • Pterygium Surgery
  • Removal of Foreign Body from External Eye
  • Repair of Retinal Detachment or Retinal Tear
  • Vitrectomy (incl. Macular Hole Repair)

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Oregon.

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.


  • Franklin and Marshall College
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1997
  • New York University School of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 2001
  • Presbyterian Medical Center
    Internship Hospital | Completed 2002
  • Scheie Eye Institute
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2005
  • Scheie Eye Institute
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2006
  • University Of California San Francisco
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2007

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Kim has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Polish
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Kim's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Kim to family and friends
14 total reviews (1 has a comment)

Likelihood to Recommend (14)

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  • 1

Dr. Kim's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (1)

Pterygium removal went well. Dr. Kim has a nice presence and is a true professional. I would highly recommend him.
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