Dr. Kim was born in Illinois and grew up in Seoul, South Korea and central Illinois. He attended college at Northwestern University where he studied biology and economics. After college, he earned his M.D. degree at Emory University where he discovered his interest in ophthalmology through vision and glaucoma screening events and clinical research in uveitis. He completed his internship and ophthalmology residency at University of Rochester. He is excited to continue his fellowship training in uveitis at University of Washington. In his free time, he enjoys playing tennis, hiking, and brewing coffee.

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