Dr. Eleanore Kim is an ophthalmologist practicing in New York, NY. Dr. Kim specializes in eye and vision care. As an ophthalmologist, Dr. Kim can practice medicine as well as surgery. Opthalmologists can perform surgeries because they have their medical degrees along with at least eight years of additional training. Dr. Kim can diagnose and treat diseases, perform eye operations and prescribe eye glasses and contacts. Ophthalmologists can also specialize even further in a specific area of eye care.
Education and Training
University of Illinois College of Medicine 2003
OphthalmologyAmerican Board of OphthalmologyABO
- Tear Duct Problems (lacrimal Apparatus)
- Cornea Problems
- Dry Eye Syndrome
- Graves' Disease
- MemberAmerican Academy of Ophthalmology
- New York-Presbyterian Hospital 2004
- Weill Cornell Medical College Affiliated Hospitals 2004
- Cornell Univ. Medical College 2007
- New York Presbyterian Hospital Program
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