Joshua W. Kim, M.D.
Glaucoma, Cataract & Lens Replacement Surgeon
About Joshua W. Kim, M.D.
As a specialist in the diagnosis and treatment of glaucoma, Dr. Joshua W. Kim is committed to delivering exceptional cataract and glaucoma care to Center For Sight patients. Dr. Kim brings the unrivaled combination of second-to-none medical training and extensive experience with the latest technology to achieve superior results. As 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 School of Medicine 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. Dr. Kim is board-certified by the American Board of Ophthalmology and a member of the American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery, the American Glaucoma Society, and the American Academy of Ophthalmology. He has co-authored numerous research papers, most notably the consensus report on trabeculectomy for the Association of International Glaucoma Societies – guidelines published for all glaucoma surgeons worldwide. Dr. Kim serves on various advisory boards and is the principal investigator for new glaucoma therapies including novel medications, minimally or microinvasive glaucoma surgeries (MIGS), and sustained released devices. Dr. Kim has been honored as one of America’s “Top Doctors” by the prestigious Top Doctors list published annually by Castle Connolly Medical, Ltd.
At Center For Sight, Dr. Kim performs Laser Cataract Surgery with lens replacement and individualized treatments for glaucoma. He is committed to bringing his patients the best care via the latest medical advances by remaining on the leading edge of research and treatment. Under his leadership, Center For Sight has been named a “MIGS Center of Excellence,” an honor bestowed to the most innovative practices. In addition, Dr. Kim is a distinguished educator in the field of glaucoma. Practicing ophthalmologists frequently travel to Center For Sight from across the nation to learn how to expertly perform MIGS procedures such as iStent, Hydrus, and XEN.
Dr. Kim leads an active life with his wife and two children. He enjoys taking in rounds of golf and running.