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Brian Y Kim, MD Ophthalmology

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Ophthalmology Burlington, VT

About Brian Y Kim MD

Brian Y Kim, MD is a doctor primarily located in Burlington, VT. He has 20 years of experience. His specialties include Ophthalmology.

Dr. Kim has received 4 awards.

Castle Connolly Regional Top DoctorsCompassionate Doctor RecognitionPatients' Choice AwardOn-Time Doctor Award

Location

Get Directions Ophthalmology - Shelburne Road 462 Shelburne Road Suite 201 Burlington, VT 05401

Specialties

Brian Y Kim has the following 1 SPECIALTIES

Ophthalmology
An ophthalmologist has the training to do much more than just prescribe glasses. They are physicians specially trained to diagnose and treat disorders of the eyes and vision. These doctors are experts on the complicated anatomy of the eye and are trained to treat eye diseases through both medical and surgical methods.Some common conditions that ophthalmologists treat are cataracts, glaucoma, strabismus, diabetic retinopathy, macular degeneration and amblyopia. In addition, ophthalmologists can provide prescriptions for eye glasses and contact lenses and perform LASIK surgery and other corrective surgeries for refractive errors like myopia (near-sightedness), hyperopia (far-sightedness), astigmatism and presbyopia.

Specialty Expertise

Brian Y Kim has the following 12 expertise

  • Blindness
  • Cataract
  • Diabetic Eye Disease (Diabetic Retinopathy)
  • Diabetic Retinopathy
  • Eye Exam
  • Eye Pain
  • Glaucoma
  • Lasik Surgery
  • Macular Degeneration
  • Retina Surgery
  • Retinal Disorders
  • Vision Issues

Awards

4 Awards

  • Castle Connolly Regional Top Doctors (1)

    Castle Connolly is America's trusted source for the identification of Top Doctors. Their physician-led research team reviews and screens the credentials of tens of thousands of physicians who are nominated by their peers annually, via a nationwide online process, before selecting those physicians who are regionally or nationally among the very best in their medical specialties. Castle Connolly believes strongly that Top Doctors Make a Difference.

  • Compassionate Doctor Recognition (2015)

    Compassionate Doctor certification is granted to physicians who treat their patients with the utmost kindness. The honor is granted based on a physician's overall and bedside manner scores.

  • Patients' Choice Award (2015, 2016)

    Patients' Choice recognition reflects the difference a particular physician has made in the lives of his/her patients. The honor is bestowed to physicians who have received near perfect scores, as voted by patients.

  • On-Time Doctor Award (2015, 2016)

    Vitals On-Time + Promptness Award recognizes doctors with consistent high ratings for timeliness of appointments. The honor is granted based on a physician's overall and promptness scores.

Education

20 Years Experience

Cleveland Clinic Foundation - Ophthalmology

Graduated in 2004

Forest Park Hospital - Ophthalmology

Graduated in 2001

St. Louis University School of Medicine - Ophthalmology

Graduated in 2000

Wilmer Eye Institute - Johns Hopkins - Vitreo-Retinal Surgery

Graduated in 2006

Brian Y Kim Accepts the Following Insurance

  • Medicare
    • Medicare
  • others
    • Aetna
    • Cigna
    • Cigna Behavioral Health
    • Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield
    • MagnaCare
    • Pomco
    • United Healthcare

More about Brian Y Kim

Dr. Kim is a vitreoretinal surgeon at the University of Vermont Medical Center and a professor at the Larner College of Medicine at UVM in Burlington, VT. Dr. Kim also serves as the chief of the ophthalmology division and director of clinical ophthalmology research. View Dr. Kim's academic profile at the Larner College of Medicine at UVM.

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