After receiving her BS from Stanford University, Dr. Eva Kim, MD went on to obtain her medical degree from the University of California, San Francisco. She completed her internship in internal medicine at Kaiser Permanente San Francisco. Dr. Kim’s ophthalmology residency took place at Harvard Medical School/Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary before finishing her clinical fellowship in Uveitis and Cornea/External Diseases at the University of California, San Francisco.
More About the Surgeon
Eva Kim, MD, is the Front Range Medical Director for ICON Eyecare, as well as a fellowship-trained Uveitis and Cornea/External Diseases specialist and surgeon who specializes in cataract surgery and refractive surgery. In her many years of experience, Dr. Kim has performed almost 7,000 cataract surgeries with a complication rate of less than 0.4%.
Prior to her career at ICON Eyecare, Dr. Kim served as a comprehensive ophthalmologist, uveitis specialist, and Chief of Service at Northern California Kaiser Permanente. For seven years she also held the role of Lead Communications Consultant, focusing on elevating the quality of physician to physician and physician to patient communication and experience. For five years straight based on patient feedback, Dr. Kim was ranked 1st out of 258 Ophthalmologists in Northern California.
In 2013, Dr. Kim was elected to the Northern California Permanente Medical Group Emerging Leaders Cohort, a two-year leadership and business course led by professors from the most prestigious business schools in the United States. She also has over eight years of medical research and resident teaching experience and is a member of the AAO, ASCRS, and has co-authored many published medical chapters, papers, and posters. Dr. Kim was also named a “Top Ophthalmology Doctor” by Denver’s 5280 magazine in 2023.
Outside of work, Dr. Kim loves spending time with her family. She and her husband Chuck have three amazing children who inspire her to be the best mother and doctor that she can be. As a family, they love to ski and attend the many sporting events in which the children are involved.