Joshua W. Kim, M.D.

Joshua W. Kim, M.D.
Center For Sight

As a specialist in the diagnosis and treatment of glaucoma, Dr. Joshua W. Kim is committed to delivering exceptional glaucoma and cataract care to Center For Sight patients. Dr. Kim brings the unrivaled combination of second-to-none medical training and experience with the latest technology to achieve superior results.

A native of the Pacific Northwest near Seattle, Dr. Kim graduated magna cum laude from the University of Washington with a Bachelor of Science in Biochemistry. He went on to earn his medical degree from Tufts University in Boston. Returning to the University of Washington, he continued his education with an internship in medicine followed by a residency in ophthalmology.

Dr. Kim then joined the premier New York Eye & Ear Infirmary in New York City for a distinguished fellowship specializing in glaucoma under the tutorage of Doctors Ritch, Liebmann and Tello. Dr. Kim is board certified by the American Board of Ophthalmology and a member of the American Academy of Ophthalmology, American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery, and the American Glaucoma Society. He has co-authored various research papers; most notably, the consensus report on trabeculectomy for the Association of International Glaucoma Societies – guidelines published for all glaucoma surgeons around the world. Dr. Kim held a research fellowship in corneal healing and served on the Medical Education Representative Committee. He also serves on various advisory boards to help develop new treatments for glaucoma and is a Clinical Assistant Professor of Ophthalmology at the Florida State University.  Dr. Kim is the head clinical investigator for multiple worldwide clinical studies for the treatment of glaucoma.

At Center For Sight, Dr. Kim performs advanced diagnostic exams, glaucoma and cataract surgery with lens replacement. As a specialist focusing on glaucoma, he is skilled in laser therapy, minimally invasive glaucoma surgeries (MIGS), trabeculectomy, ExPress mini shunt, canaloplasty, tube shunts and SLT treatment. Dr. Kim is committed to bringing his patients the best care with the latest medical advances by remaining on the leading edge of research and treatment.

Dr. Kim leads an active life in Venice with his wife and two children. He enjoys taking in a few rounds of golf and running.