Dr. Terry Kim, MD

Dr. Terry Kim, MD

Ophthalmology | Male | 50 years old

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Dr. Terry Kim, Professor of Ophthalmology at Duke University Eye Center, received his medical degree from Duke University School of Medicine and completed his residency and chief residency in ophthalmology at Emory Eye Center. He continued with his fellowship training in Cornea and External Disease and Refractive Surgery at Wills Eye Hospital. He was then recruited to Duke University Eye Center, where he serves as principal and co-investigator on a number of research grants from the National Institutes of Health and other institutions. Dr. Kim was formerly the Director of the Residency Program and now serves as the Director of Fellowship Programs.Read more

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Dr. Kim has performed several eye surgeries on me in the last years. I credit him with my being able to see in my right eye. I would recommend him to anyone looking forward to future eye surgeries. He is a talented and compassionate physician. I was lucky to have found him.
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Dr. Kim's Care Philosophy

Dr. Terry Kim, Professor of Ophthalmology at Duke University Eye Center, received his medical degree from Duke University School of Medicine and completed his residency and chief residency in ophthalmology at Emory Eye Center. He continued with his fellowship training in Cornea and External Disease and Refractive Surgery at Wills Eye Hospital. He was then recruited to Duke University Eye Center, where he serves as principal and co-investigator on a number of research grants from the National Institutes of Health and other institutions. Dr. Kim was formerly the Director of the Residency Program and now serves as the Director of Fellowship Programs.

Dr. Kim's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:

  •  Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  •  Specializes in Ophthalmology
  •  Board certified in Ophthalmology
  •  No malpractice claims found
  •  No sanctions found
  •  No board actions found

Awards & Recognition

  • Awards & Honors
    • Healthgrades Honor Roll
    • Best Doctors In America, 2003-Prese
    • ASCRS Challenge Cup Award, Refractive Team, 2008
    • American Academy of Ophthalmology Leadership Development Program, 2006
    • American Academy of Ophthalmology Leadership Development Progra, 2006
    • American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery Film Festival Award, 2005
    • Dean's List/Class Honors, 1984-1986
    • Early Identification Program (advanced acceptance-DUSM), 1987
    • International Intra-Ocular Implant Club, 2011
    • American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery Poster Award, 2006
    • Chair, ASCRS Cornea Clinical Committee, 2010
    • Hawaiian Eye Speaker of the Day Award, 2007
    • Indian Intraocular Implant and Refractive Society Gold Medal Award, 2012
    • The Heed Ophthalmic Foundation Award, 1998
    • Allergan Horizon Grant Award, 2006
    • Chief Resident in Ophthalmology, 1996
    • Research to Prevent Blindness/Fight for Sight Foundation Research Grant,, 1992
    • American Academy of Ophthalmology Achievement Award, 2005
    • America's Top Ophthalmologists, 2002
    • Board of Directors, Cornea Society, 2009
    • Korean Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery Award, 2011
    • KAMA Scholarship Award, 1997
    • NIH/NEI Post-Doctorate Research Fellowship, 1996
    • Top 50 Opinion Leaders in Cataract and Refractive Surgery, 2005-Prese
    • Castroviejo Cornea Society, 2000-Prese
    • Sigma Xi Scientific Research Society Award,, 1991
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  • Ophthalmology

Conditions Treated

  • Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Aphakia and Other Disorders of Lens
  • Astigmatism
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Benign Neoplasm of Choroid
  • Benign Neoplasm of Eye
  • Benign Tumor
  • Blepharitis
  • Blind Hypotensive Eye
  • Blindness
  • Brain Disorders
  • Cancer
  • Cataract
  • Central Serous Chorioretinopathy
  • Chorioretinal Scars
  • Choroidal Neovascular Membranes (CNVM)
  • Contusion of the Eyeball
  • Corneal Abrasion or Laceration
  • Corneal Diseases
  • Corneal Ulcer
  • Degenerative Disorders of Globe
  • Diabetic Macular Edema (DME)
  • Diabetic Retinopathy
  • Diplopia
  • Drooping Eyelids (Ptosis)
  • Drusen
  • Dry Eyes
  • Endophthalmitis
  • Entropion
  • Exotropia
  • Eye Cancer
  • Eye Infections
  • Eyelid Disorders
  • Farsightedness
  • Fuchs' Corneal Dystrophy
  • Glaucoma
  • Graves' Disease
  • Headache
  • Herpetic Keratitis
  • Hypotony of Eye
  • Iridocyclitis
  • Keratitis
  • Keratoconus
  • Lazy Eye
  • Macular Edema
  • Macular Hole
  • Migraine
  • Nearsightedness
  • Nystagmus
  • Ocular Hypertension
  • Optic Neuritis
  • Paralytic Strabismus
  • Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
  • Presbyopia
  • Progressive High Myopia
  • Pterygium
  • Retina Diseases
  • Retinal Detachment and Retinal Tear
  • Retinal Dystrophy
  • Retinal Hemorrhage
  • Retinal Ischemia
  • Retinal Neovascularization
  • Retinal Vein Occlusion
  • Retinitis Pigmentosa (RP)
  • Retinoblastoma
  • Retinoschisis
  • Sarcoidosis
  • Senile Cataracts
  • Sjögren's Syndrome
  • Still's Disease
  • Thyroid Disease
  • Trichiasis
  • Ulcer
  • Uveitis and Iridocyclitis
  • Vascular Disease
  • Visual Field Defects
  • Vitreous Hemorrhage
  • Wet Age-Related Macular Degeneration

Education

  • Medical School
    Duke University School Of Medicine

    Graduated in 1992

  • Internship Hospital
    California Pacific Medical Center

    Completed in 1993

  • Residency Hospital
    Emory University School of Medicine

    Completed in 1996

  • Fellowship Hospital
    Wills Eye Hospital

    Completed in 1997

Languages Spoken

  • English

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Specialties

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

Procedures Performed

  • Anterior Vitrectomy
  • Cataract Removal Surgery
  • Cornea Surgery
  • Cornea Transplant
  • Excision or Destruction of Lesion of Cornea
  • Eye Surgery
  • Iridotomy
  • LASIK
  • Ocular Prosthetics
  • Ocular Surface Reconstruction
  • Pterygium Surgery
  • Removal of Foreign Body from External Eye
  • Repair of Eye Laceration
  • Repair of Retinal Detachment or Retinal Tear
  • Scleral Reinforcement Surgery
  • Vitrectomy (incl. Macular Hole Repair)
  • Vitreoretinal Surgery