Dr. Yuri K. Kern, MD

Dr. Yuri K. Kern, MD

Pediatric Ophthalmology | Female | 47 years old

Yuri Kim Kern, MD specializes in the medical and surgical treatment of pediatric eye conditions and adult strabismus. In addition to being a partner at Arbor Centers for EyeCare, she serves as an Assistant Professor in the Department of Ophthalmology at Rush University Medical Center in Chicago, an attending physician at Lurie Children's Hospital of Chicago (Children's Memorial Hospital) and the University of Illinois Eye Department of Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences. Dr. Kern is a classically trained pianist, and although she considered pursuing a career in music, she embarked on a career in medicine. After completing her advanced training in pediatric ophthalmology and adult strabismus at the Hospital for Sick Children in Toronto, Canada. She joined Arbor Centers for EyeCare in 2000. Dr. Kern has always had a strong interest and dedication to teaching future physicians and ophthalmologists. She has been an active faculty member at several academic institutions in the Chicago area since completing her training. She is also passionate about sharing her knowledge with other practicing physicians. She has lectured both locally and nationally as well as presented at various professional meetings. Dr. Kern is deeply committed to international eye care, having volunteered her time and expertise providing care to the underserved in India, Mexico and Africa. She finds her time spent on these eye missions some of the most rewarding experiences as a physician. Dr. Kern sees patients at the Arbor Centers for EyeCare's Chicago, Homewood and Orland Park locations. She supervises teaching clinics at the Rush Eye Center, Lurie Children's Hospital of Chicago (Children's Memorial Hospital) and the University of Illinois Eye Center. In addition to caring for her patients, Dr. Kern enjoys running, music, traveling and spending time with her family.Read more

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Yuri Kim Kern, MD specializes in the medical and surgical treatment of pediatric eye conditions and adult strabismus.  In addition to being a partner at Arbor Centers for EyeCare, she serves as an Assistant Professor in the Department of Ophthalmology at Rush University Medical Center in Chicago, an attending physician at Lurie Children's Hospital of Chicago (Children's Memorial Hospital) and the University of Illinois Eye Department of Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences.

Dr. Kern is a classically trained pianist, and although she considered pursuing a career in music, she embarked on a career in medicine.  After completing her advanced training in pediatric ophthalmology and adult strabismus at the Hospital for Sick Children in Toronto, Canada.  She joined Arbor Centers for EyeCare in 2000.

Dr. Kern has always had a strong interest and dedication to teaching future physicians and ophthalmologists.  She has been an active faculty member at several academic institutions in the Chicago area since completing her training.  She is also passionate about sharing her knowledge with other practicing physicians.  She has lectured both locally and nationally as well as presented at various professional meetings.  Dr. Kern is deeply committed to international eye care, having volunteered her time and expertise providing care to the underserved in India, Mexico and Africa.  She finds her time spent on these eye missions some of the most rewarding experiences as a physician.

Dr. Kern sees patients at the Arbor Centers for EyeCare's Chicago, Homewood and Orland Park locations.  She supervises teaching clinics at the Rush Eye Center, Lurie Children's Hospital of Chicago (Children's Memorial Hospital) and the University of Illinois Eye Center.

In addition to caring for her patients, Dr. Kern enjoys running, music, traveling and spending time with her family.

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  • Ophthalmology

Conditions Treated

  • Astigmatism
  • Benign Neoplasm of Choroid
  • Benign Neoplasm of Eye
  • Blepharitis
  • Cataract
  • Chalazion
  • Chorioretinal Scars
  • Conjunctival Hemorrhage
  • Cutaneous Lupus Erythematosus
  • Diplopia
  • Drooping Eyelids (Ptosis)
  • Drusen
  • Dry Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Dry Eyes
  • Ectropion of Eyelid
  • Esophoria
  • Esotropia
  • Exophoria
  • Exotropia
  • Eye Infections
  • Eyelid Disorders
  • Eyelid Spasm
  • Floaters
  • Glaucoma
  • Headache
  • Heterophoria
  • Hypertropia
  • Keratitis
  • Lazy Eye
  • Nearsightedness
  • Nystagmus
  • Ocular Hypertension
  • Paralytic Strabismus
  • Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
  • Retina Diseases
  • Sarcoidosis
  • Senile Cataracts
  • Sjögren's Syndrome
  • Still's Disease
  • Strabismus
  • Visual Field Defects

Education

  • Medical School
    University of Virginia School of Medicine
  • Residency Hospital
    University Of Illinois At Chicago Medical Center
  • Fellowship Hospital
    Hospital for Sick Children
  • Undergraduate School
    Stanford University

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Japanese

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Specialties

  • Pediatric Ophthalmology
  • Ophthalmology

Procedures Performed

  • Cataract Removal Surgery
  • Extraocular Muscle Surgery
  • Eye Examination
  • Eye Procedure
  • Eye Surgery
  • Eyeglasses
  • Foreign Body Removal from Eye
  • Non-Cosmetic Chemodenervation
  • Strabismus Surgery