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About Dr. Stephen J Kim

Dr. Stephen J Kim, MD is a Doctor primarily located in Nashville, TN. He has 17 years of experience. His specialties include Ophthalmology. Dr. Kim is affiliated with Vanderbilt University Medical Center. Dr. Kim has received 4 awards. He speaks English.

Rating Overview

27 Ratings with 8 Comments

The overall average patient rating of Dr. Stephen J Kim is Excellent. Dr. Stephen J Kim has been rated by 27 patients. From those 27 patients 8 of those left a comment along with their rating. The overall rating for Dr. Stephen J Kim is 4.8 of 5.0 stars.

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Primary Address

Vanderbilt Eye Institute

2311 Pierce Ave
Nashville, TN 37232
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Specialties

Dr. Stephen J Kim has the following 1 specialty

  • 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

    Dr. Stephen J Kim has the following 12 expertise

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

Board Certifications

Dr. Stephen J Kim is Board Certified in 1 specialty

See the board certifications this doctor has received. Board certifications provide confidence that this doctor meets the nationally recognized standards for education, knowledge and experience.

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Very Caring Doctor

Took the time to explain my condition to me. Dr. Kim is an expert in his field. Very kind and knows his stuff. Highly recommend him.

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Very compassionate and knowledgeable
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Worth the wait. So well trained, listens, and really cares
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Five Stars

Wait time was less than 10 minutes. Saw Doctor right away. Greeted me and was very personable. Had a very good experience. Would recommend him to others.

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Five Stars

I was advised to see Dr. Kim for a second opinion. What a difference! Not only did his injections not hurt, but he was able reduce the number of injections I was getting overall. Seems to really care and know his stuff. Excellent doctor.

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  • Awards

    4 Awards

  • Compassionate Doctor Recognition

    Compassionate Doctor Recognition (2016, 2017, 2018)

    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

    Patients' Choice Award (2016, 2017, 2018)

    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

    On-Time Doctor Award (2016, 2017, 2018)

    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.

  • Castle Connolly Regional Top Doctors

    Castle Connolly Regional Top Doctors

    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™.

  • Hospital Affiliations

    Dr. Kim is affiliated (can practice and admit patients) with the following hospital(s).

  • Education

    17 Years Experience

  • Johns Hopkins University School Of Medicine

    Graduated in 2001

  • Accepted Insurance

    Please contact the office for more information.

Locations & Directions

Vanderbilt Eye Institute, 2311 Pierce Ave, Nashville, TN
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